Morgan City High anglers win B.A.S.S. Nation qualifier


A Morgan City High School duo won the Louisiana High School B.A.S.S. Nation Fishing 2020 Eastern Division Qualifier at Doiron’s Landing in Stephensville Saturday.

Peyton Grizzaffi and Robert Blanchard finished in the top spot with a five-fish haul weighing 17.01 pounds.

The duo’s catch was more than two pounds heavier than second-place finishers Shamar Pierre and Khristian Rousseve of West St. John.

Pierre/Rousseve had a five-fish catch weighing 14.94 pounds, including the tournament’s largest bass, which weighed 5.28 pounds.

Grizzaffi/Blanchard and Pierre/Rousseve were among the top 10% (17 teams) who qualified for the 2021 Louisiana High School B.A.S.S. Nation State Championship, which will be held in the Morgan City area.

Walker High School won the overall team award at Saturday’s event.
Grizzaffi/Blanchard were the lone local team to qualify for state at Saturday’s event, but Morgan City had three other teams who placed, while Patterson and Central Catholic each had a team make the final standings….Full Story