Five teams from Ohio County, two squads from Muhlenberg County and a duo from Apollo all punched their tickets to the KHSAA State Bass Fishing Championship on Saturday.
Ohio County’s Logan Littleton and Jayden Peach hauled in 15 pounds, 6 ounces to place second overall at the Region 1 tournament at Lake Barkley in Kuttawa. Muhlenberg County’s top pair of Lane Tooley and Camden Harris placed third with 15 pounds, 3 ounces.
The top 20 teams in each region advance to next month’s state tournament.
“We had several that were pretty close to making it,” said Muhlenberg County coach Cody Napier. “To get two there is great.
“With the conditions we had today — with it raining all day long — to go out there and compete, they did really well.”
Other state qualifiers from the area included Ohio County’s Clayton Cruze and Kolton Heflin (eighth; 12 pounds, 14 ounces), Ohio…