All five Mount Pleasant High School Fishing Teams were back on the water on Sunday, April 14, at Lake Palestine for the Texas High School Bass Association (THSBA) Regional tournament. MPHS will send 2 teams to state in May.
Seniors Blake Denson and Rance White finished in ninth place with 14.88 lbs. and will advance to state. They earned rods and $500 scholarships. Senior Jordan Boyd and sophomore Hunter Mayfield weighed in 5.66 lbs. and finished in the top 53, which allowed them to advance to state as well.
Also competing at the regional tournament were Tyler Miklos & Zeth Whittington weighing in 4.73 lbs., Zane Phillips & Tyler Welborn weighing in 3.94 lbs., and Ethan Cota & Bryce Bartlett.
Boat Captains for 2018-2019 are Jeff Brown (Welborn & Phillips), Alan Denson (Denson & White), David Whittington (Whittington & Miklos), Daryl Boyd (Boyd & Mayfield), and Randy Hinton (Cota & Bartlett).
The THSBA State Tournament will be held at Cedar Creek Lake on May 11 and 12.