Grayson County High School senior River Blanton and sophomore Braeden Sadler are accustomed to finding success on lakes.
They finished 26th in a national tournament and 40th in a world tournament last year and have continued their success this year.
Now they can add 1st Region champions to their resume after the pair won last Saturday’s region bass fishing tournament on Lake Barkley.
The pair caught five bass totaling 16 pounds and 3 ounces. The second-place team of Kamdyn Coomer and Landyn Gorrell of Logan County finished with 15 pounds and 1 ounce.
In all, 74 two-man teams competed in the region tournament.
“River and Braeden, they stepped up and found some good fish and brought in some good bass,” said GCHS coach Curtis Decker.
They caught a lot of small mouth. I think their bag had four smallmouth and one…