Wrenshall School had two teams finish in the top 10 of the Minnesota Junior BASS Nation Greater North Conference after events earlier this summer on Island Lake in Duluth, Lake Minnewawa near Aitkin and Lake Vermillion near Tower.
One team of Joe Bergman and Mason Blankenship finished sixth after the three events with 279 total points. The other team of Judah Sjodin and Connor Ankrum finished seventh in the conference with 274 total points.
With the top 10 finishes, the anglers qualified for the High School State Championship Tournament Aug. 24-25 at the Le Homme Dieu Chain of Lakes near Alexandria.
Jamey Malcomb has a been high school sports reporter for the Duluth News Tribune since October 2021. He spent the previous six years covering news and sports for the Lake County News-Chronicle in Two Harbors and the Cloquet Pine Journal. He graduated from the George Washington University in 1999 with a bachelor's degree in history and literature and also holds a master's degree in secondary English education from George Mason University.