Highland anglers win Illinois sectional

>Highland anglers reel in another sectional championship

The Highland High School bass fishing team has hooked another appearance in the state finals. HHS reeled in the IHSA Bass Fishing Coffeen Lake Sectional Tournament on May 7.

The team of Gage Bircher, Colton Brown and Zane Bircher won first place with a five-fish limit of 14.32 pounds. Their boat was captained by Scott Sautman. It was Highland’s eighth sectional title in the past nine years. This honor earned them a bid to fish at the IHSA State Final Tournament, which will be held May 18-19 on Carlyle Lake.

The top three boats from each sectional tournament advance to the IHSA State Finals…Read More