Rowan, Stanly youth finish 2nd in fishing tournament

Published 1:18 am Saturday, February 22, 2020

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Hunter Alexander and Dalton Eury finished second in their first FLW High School Open recently at Clarks Hill Lake in Georgia.

Alexander is an eighth-grader in Rowan County, while Eury is a home-schooler in Stanly County. They had a total of five fish, weighing in at 12 pounds, 9 ounces. Alexander and Eury lost to a team from Georgia.

Alexander caught the big fish for the tournament, weighing 5 pounds, 11 ounces.

Both boys represent the ROCO Fishing League.

Clarks Hill Lake is northwest of Augusta, Ga., just over the South Carolina state line. The lake is fed by the Savannah River.