At the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship, presented by Bass Pro Shops, Valley native Conner Crosby and his teammate, James Cobbs, were among four Auburn University anglers to advance to Championship on Saturday at the St. Lawrence River in Waddington, New York, according to Auburn University. The other Auburn team was composed of Sam Hanggi and Sam Hoesley. The four finished among the top six in a competition with over 120 college teams from across the country.
Crosby and Cobbs’s third place-winning haul was 59 pounds and 8 ounces. Hanggi and Hoesley won sixth place with a haul of 57 pounds and 11 ounces. With their third-place finish, Crosby and Cobbs also qualified for the College Classic Bracket in October, which will air live for four days on Fox Sports 1. The event’s dates and location haven’t been determined.
“With the Bassmaster College Series, there are four regular-season events,” Crosby explained….