MISD “On a Biscuit”
I’m sure you’ve heard the old expression, “On a Roll,” meaning everything is going your way. Well, this MISD Fishing Team is taking that saying a step further, as they’re “On a Biscuit,” with redeye cream gravy I might add, as they have done some tremendous things in the past two tournaments.
First, at Lake Conroe last month, the Team had the largest margin of victory in the history of the program, winning by 17 pounds over their closest competitor. Then, on Lake Somerville this past Saturday the 14th, they battled not only the high winds and bright post frontal conditions, but also all the other Houston Division Programs looking to knock off the combined squad of Montgomery & Lake Creek High School Students, which make up the MISD Fishing Team.
This time around, MISD had 3 Teams not only in the Top 10, but in the top 5 of this tournament, with over 176 boats from 20 area High School Programs. Claiming First Place Individually was the team of Tanner Gatewood and Zane Dixon. They were able to bring in 4 fish weighing 11.14 pounds on a very stingy Lake Somerville, where over 80% of the field did not bring in any Bass to the scales, and there were no 5 fish limits caught. To say it was tough out there would be an understatement.
Claiming 3rd in the event were the Champions from Lake Conroe, Case Rutherford and Maverick Barsh. By bringing in 7.49 pounds of Bass. By doing so, this pair has the slimmest of leads in the Anglers of the Year Race, one point, as they have 998 points out of a possible 1000. Breathing down their necks with 997 points are our Champions from Somerville Tanner Gatewood and Zane Dixon have a combined 997 points, due to their win on Somerville, and their 4th place finish on Lake Conroe last month.
Rounding out the Top 3 MISD Teams, was the pair of Trevor Mahoney and Kason Cryer. This pair brought in 7.07 pounds of Bass, claiming the 4th position, and helping the MISD Fishing Team have a grand total of 25.07 pounds for their top 3 Teams, allowing MISD claim the first place trophy by over 5 pounds.
The MISD Fishing Team currently has a 6 point lead over 3 programs that are deadlocked in 2nd, Anderson-Shiro, College Station, and Magnolia West. That’s some pretty heavy competition, as Mag West and College Station have won the last two State Championships, and Anderson is always ultra-competitive as well.
Next stop for the young Anglers that call Montgomery home was at the fabled Sam Rayburn Reservoir on November 11th. It was there that this talented group of young women and men looked to stay “On a Biscuit,” and maintain their ranking as the number one Team in the Houston Division in the Texas High School Bass Association.