RICHMOND HILL, Ga. (WSAV) – Two students at Richmond Hill School will compete in the State Fishing Tournament after taking home fifth place in regional qualifiers.
Jackson Behringer and Branton Champion are two close friends who find peace outdoors and jumped at the chance to join the school’s fishing team.
“It’s just so peaceful out on the water,” Behringer said, “You’re are not distracted by anything. You’re just out there.”
After hours of practice and planning, Behringer and Champion represented Richmond Hill in the school’s first Bass Fishing Tournament on Jan. 22. More than 200 other boaters participated in the Lake Seminole Regional Qualifiers.
“It’s like an adrenaline rush,” Champion said. “I don’t really know how to describe it.”
However, good fortune would be on Behringer and Champion’s side when they hooked a 6lb…