The Troup High School Student Angler Team received the School of the Year Award for the East Division at the THSBA Regional Tournament held on Lake Palestine on April 9. Tucker Howell & Cooper Reid also received the award for Anglers of the Year for the East Division. Ty Lovelady & Colby Turner finished the year in 5th place for the East Division.
264 angler teams from sixty-seven schools in three different divisions were represented at this tournament. Six pairs of anglers from the Troup team competed in this Regional Tournament and finished as the third-place team in the tournament. Tucker Howell & Cooper Reid finished 4th, Ty Lovelady & Colby Turner finished 14th, Jackson Frachiseur & Jacob Hardy finished 43rd, Blake Henson & Neil Thomas finished 58th, Bradley Adams & Jace Lovelady finished 78th, and Payton Elliott & Joseph Salgado finished 128th.
Ten of these anglers qualified for the THSBA State Tournament to be held at Lake Belton on May 14 & 15.
(Several anglers are missing from the team photo because they rushed off to clean up before the prom 💃🏼🕺🏻)