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May 21, 2014

Kids fishing derby winners

TIFTON — The day was beautiful and the fish were biting,” said Coach Bruce Begue. Over 150 individuals went to Paradise Lake in Enigma May 17 for an afternoon of fishing and everyone walked away with fish and prizes.

First place winners received a rod and reel, second place received a hat or Super Soaker and third place won a cooler.

Winners were honored in three different age groups.

Ages 6-8: Andrew Walker (1st), Brantley Walker (2nd), Nay'Shaun Johnson (3rd). Big fish winner was Anslie Pippin at 2 pounds, 4 ounces.

Ages 9-11: Logan Brown (1st), Colyn Hale (2nd) and Brady Parkerson (3rd). Brown had the biggest fish at 1 pound, 12 ounces.

Ages 12-13: Wil Brown (1st), Jonathan Horton (2nd) and Kaitlyn Gaskins (3rd). Horton was the big fish winner at 2 pounds, 8 ounces.

Begue wished to thank State Farm, Chad Sumner, Bobby Bennett, individuals at Paradise Lake, and the fishing team for making the day possible.

He also announced that the next big event for the Tift County High fishing team is the Nationals out in Texas on Sam Rayburn , June 20-23. The team is also looking into hosting their own tournament later this year at Lake Seminole

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