The Scottsboro fishing team capped its debut season with a strong finish.

The BassCats posted a third-place finish in the Alabama BASS Nation Senior State Championships 6-man team division at Lake Eufaula on Saturday.

Scottsboro’s 6-man team consisted of Conner McLaughlin, Barclay Butler, Tanner Barclay, A.J. Widgeon, Landon Grider and Kolby Clark. They combined for a two-day total of 27 fish 

weighing 74.46 pounds. 

Hayden won the 6-man team state title with a 29-fish, 83.77-pound total while Headland was the state runner-up with 30 fish weighing 80.37 pounds.

In the overall individual two-angler boat state championship standings, McLaughlin and Butler teamed up for a ninth-place finish. The duo, who will fish in the 2019 BASS National High School National Championships on Kentucky Lake Aug. 8-10, weighed in 10 fish (five each round) for a two-round total of 30.77 pounds.

Gray Dixson and Riley Bennett, who were 2019 SHS graduates, finished 36th with 10 fish for 26.44 pounds. Barclay and Widgeon finished 44th with nine fish for 25.63 pounds and Clark and Grider were 85th with eight fish for 18.06 pounds. There were 191 boats in the event.

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