Sentinel-Echo.com

Local Sports

April 9, 2014

Region runners-up

SL’s Samuel and Matthew Woods take second, 5 boats from Laurel qualify for state tourney

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. — MONTICELLO—South Laurel’s Samuel Woods and Matthew Woods took runner-up in the Region 3 bass fishing tournament, held Sunday at Conley Bottom on Lake Cumberland.

The Woods brothers caught five fish weighing 14 pounds, 12 ounces, which placed them second in the region. The top 14 boats qualified for the state tournament, and Laurel County had five boats qualify, three from South Laurel and two from North Laurel.

Other South Laurel qualifiers were Wade Ball and Wesley Baker, who came in seventh with four fish caught for a total weight of nine pounds, nine ounces, and Brian Longworth and Ethan Baker, who placed 12th with four fish for a total weight of seven pounds, 15 ounces.

“I’m very pleased,” South Laurel coach Dennis Hammonds said. “We did well. All these kids are great and very dedicated to fishing. A-1 kids and very polite.”

North Laurel’s Casey Collett and Austin Williams came in fourth with five fish weighing 11 pounds, four ounces, while Gabe Blair and Lane Williams finished in sixth with four fish weighing nine pounds, 11 ounces.

“I’m very happy,” North Laurel coach Nathan Stewart. “We had two qualify and I couldn’t be happier. They spent three days fishing before the region. Gabe and Austin struggled in practice but the figured out some stuff and caught four fish. Casey and Austin were pretty consistent all week in practice.”

sports@sentinel-echo.com

1
Text Only
Local Sports
Facebook
AP Video
Texas Scientists Study Ebola Virus Smartphone Powered Paper Plane Debuts at Airshow Southern Accent Reduction Class Cancelled in TN Raw: Deadly Landslide Hits Indian Village Obama Chides House GOP for Pursuing Lawsuit New Bill Aims to Curb Sexual Assault on Campus Russia Counts Cost of New US, EU Sanctions 3Doodler Bring 3-D Printing to Your Hand Six PA Cops Indicted for Robbing Drug Dealers Britain Testing Driverless Cars on Roadways Raw: Thousands Flocking to German Crop Circle At Least 20 Chikungunya Cases in New Jersey Raw: Obama Eats Ribs in Kansas City In Virginia, the Rise of a New Space Coast Raw: Otters Enjoy Water Slides at Japan Zoo NCAA Settles Head-injury Suit, Will Change Rules Raw: Japanese Soldiers Storm Beach in Exercises Raw: Weapons Fire Hits UN School in Gaza Raw: Rocket Launches Into Space With Cargo Ship Broken Water Main Floods UCLA
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Poll

Now that school is out, what are your family’s summer vacation plans?

A. No major plans. We will probably hang out around Laurel County.
B. Going to the beach!
C. Kentucky has a lot of wonderful state parks, and we plan to visit a few and enjoy quality family time.
     View Results