Ballinger Brothers win Kentucky SAF State Championship and Scholarship to Bryan College.
Caleb and Cole Ballinger from Rockcastle County High School outlasted a 130 boat field and morning temperatures in the high 20’s to win the Kentucky SAF State Championship at Conley Bottom Marina on Lake Cumberland. The pair brought in a five fish limit the weighed 16lbs 6oz and it included the day’s biggest bass a 7lb 10oz beauty to advance on to the Southeastern Conference Regional Championship which will also be held on lake Cumberland in September. The top 13 teams advanced in an event that will pit anglers from 8 surrounding States in an attempt to qualify for next springs High School National Championship
Special thanks to the Shimmano Experience team who participated in both registration and the weigh-in festivities and the staff at Conley Bottom Resort who served as host for the anglers for the weekend