Eagleville, Siegel High celebrate BASS teams’ qualification for National Championship

Jun 08, 2023 at 09:52 pm by WGNS News


RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Rutherford County’s high school BASS Teams had an outstanding performance in the recent state fishing tournament. During the event, held on Douglas Lake in East TN, three RCS teams secured a spot in the Bassmaster High School National Championship.

From Eagleville School: 

  • John Mullins and Jayden Douglas 
  • Jacob Sledge and Ethan Hargrove

From Siegel High School: 

  • Carter Hazlett and Christian Ferguson

The High School Championship, the highest level of bass fishing for high school students, is set to take place on Lake Hartwell in South Carolina this July. This is the first time Eagleville has had more than one team qualify for the championship. 

Rutherford County Schools announced that they wish these anglers the best of luck as they go to showcase their talent on the national stage.

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