Central High anglers returning to national championship

Central duo earns spot in 2020 bass nationals

Central High School student-athletes Hunter Klotz and Jerry Brumbaugh Jr. finished second as a team in the Student Angler Federation High School Fishing World Finals and National Championship bass-fishing event last summer in Alabama.

And, thanks to a Pennsylvania state championship performance in the Student Angler Federation High School Bass Fishing Tournament held last Sunday in Maryland, the duo has punched a return ticket to next summer’s world and national finals in Wisconsin.

Klotz, 16, who will be a junior at Central High School this fall, and Brumbaugh Jr., 15, who will be a sophomore, took first place in two different categories of competition at the Maryland event, which was held on the Susquehanna flats at Chesapeake Bay, Md.

The team’s five biggest bass weighed a total of 19 pounds, earning Klotz and Brumbaugh Jr. the championship in both the quad-state tournament that included teams from Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey and Delaware, as well as the Pennsylvania state championship.

As the Pennsylvania state champions, they’ll return to the world and national championship event next July in LaCrosse, Wis….Full Story