Kansas high school angler team of the year announced

Lenexa’s Ryder Mains, Mason Chapman earn C-J’s top high school fishing honor

After announcing The Topeka Capital-Journal’s first-ever All-State High School Bass Fishing Team last week, it’s now time to crown the 2019-20 High School Angler Team of the Year.

There were several teams that were worthy of the top team award this season based on their performances in both the Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) and Kansas BASS Nation (KBN) high school fishing circuits, but one team stood out to me as having a bigger year than the rest.

And so, I must congratulate Legacy Christian’s Ryder Mains and Mason Chapman on winning the C-J’s first Angler Team of the Year honor.

Mains and Chapman had a banner year on the FLW circuit, finishing third in the FLW High School State Championship and sixth at the FLW High School National Championship. Their 12th-place finish at the FLW World Finals, which ran concurrent with nationals, earned them an $80,000 scholarship offer….Full Story