Muhlenberg County High School State Championship Bass Fishing Team Make Kentucky Afield [WATCH]
The Muhlenberg County High School Fishing Team had three teams that qualified for Nationals in Lacrosse, Wisconsin last week, and they were also featured on Kentucky Afield over the weekend. Coach Cody Napier has created a fishing dynasty with these talented student-athletes. Watch the full episode here.
NATIONAL AND WORLD'S HIGH SCHOOL BASS FISHING TOURNEY
Last week, 393 boats took to the water in Lacrosse, Wisconsin. The Muhlenberg County High School Bass Fishing team sent three teams to the tournament. Your 2023 KHSAA Bass Fishing State Champs Brock Vincent and Dade Vincent were a team. Chase Rickard and Isaiah Smith were ready to bring home a trophy, and Spencer Shemwell and Gavin S Lee rounded out the teams. They all fished their hearts out, but the competition was tough. Every student-athlete made us proud!
Congratulations to Brock Vincent & Dade Vincent for finishing 26th place with 8lbs & 15ozs. Spencer Shemwell & Gavin S Lee finished 110th place with 6lbs & 14oz. And Isaiah Smith & Chase Rickard finished 130th place with 6lbs & 7oz. There were 309 teams Fishing today in the 2nd chance round. The top 10 moved on to fish the World Finals tomorrow. We are proud of all the boys for representing Muhlenberg County High School Bass Fishing Team at the National level! Great job boys! - Coach Cody Napier shared
Way to go Mustangs!!! - Mark Bowers
Proud of our Kentucky boys!!! - Elaine Tooley
Congratulations guys! We're very proud of you! - Mark Bowers
Great job. You all did a great job this year. - Bruce Shelton
STATE CHAMPS! MUHLENBERG COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL BASS FISHING TEAM
Left Top: Assistant Coach Ben Tooley, Assistant Coach Toby Harris, Gavin Lee, Clayton Shelton, Chase Richard, Dylan Eubanks, William Avery, Allee Mallory, Alexus Lathem, Head Coach Cody Napier, and Assistant Coach Darren Napier.
Bottom Left to Right: Travis Wells, Isaiah Smith, Dade Vincent, Brock Vincent, Spencer Shemwell, Braydon Hembree, and Lucas Randall.
Coach Napier has a knack for recognizing talent and creating a dynasty, by winning 5 State Championships. Most recently they won the 2023 KHSAA Bass Fishing State Championship while the Muhlenberg County community cheered them on.
All Glory, Praise, and Honor be to God my Father! Thanks be to God for another season He has blessed us with. Congratulations to Dade Vincent and Brock Vincent for winning the 2023 KHSAA Bass Fishing State Championship with 34 lbs and 11oz. Also, Congrats to Chase Rickard and Isaiah Smith for finishing 7th place with 22lbs & 15oz, Spencer Shemwell & Gavin S Lee for finishing 12th place with 19lbs and 4oz, and Dylan Eubanks & Braydon Hembree for finishing 30th place with 15lbs & 1oz. I want to thank all the boat captains, volunteers, and parents for all the help and support for the team! Thank you to all our sponsors Uncle Lee's, Jet-A-Marina, Mechanical Consultants, Strike King Lure Company, Lew's, Walmart Central City, Scotty's Contracting and Stone, LLC, Tillman Family Chiropractic, KK&T Brush Cutters and Lawncare, Keitech USA, Mercury Marine, and Audas Environmental for helping support the team! - Coach Cody Napier shared that after the championship ended
Congratulations! Gonna have to build a new trophy case for Bass Fishing Team. - Ben Tooley
Thank you, Cody Napier and all the boat captains for all y’all do for the kids that love to compete in this sport. Congratulations on another State Championship. - Jeff Barber
These guys are great fishermen and better human beings! - Mark Bowers
Congratulations! Great job on representing Muhlenberg County. - Steve Ingram
THE MUHLENBERG COUNTY HS FISHING TEAM MAKES KENTUCKY AFIELD
I'm so grateful that my husband never misses an episode of Kentucky Afield. It makes my heart happy when some of our best and most talented make the show! Muhlenberg County High School Bass Fishing Coach, Cody Napier and the Kentucky State Championship Team, Brock and Dade Vincent were featured on Kentucky Afield over the weekend. They took to Kentucky Lake, had fun, and caught a lot of fish. It was a great episode, and we're so proud of the entire Muhlenberg County Fishing Team. Congratulations on another championship season.
We jumped in the boat this morning and went fishing with the 2023 KHSAA State Bass Fishing Champions, Muhlenberg County!
Congrats on adding another piece of hardware to the trophy case MCHS. Look for it on an upcoming episode of Kentucky Afield!
Incredible job boys! You represented your community well!!! Congratulations!!! - Darin Randolph
That's awesome! - Tracy Pentecost Warner
What a great looking time you all had. - Gary Epley