Marion's Drew Herrmann and Wyatt Gabby are shown here with boat captain, Shannon Gabby. The two placed first in the state tournament at the Illinois Bass Nation High School tournament this past weekend on Clinton lake with five fish weighing 20.30 pounds, thus advancing to the Illinois Bassmaster High School nationals held on Kentucky Lake in August. Photo provided
Marion's Trey McKinney is shown here with boat captain, Rick Chatham. Trey caught five fish weighing 14.0 pounds placing him first in the Illinois Junior Bass Nation state tournament and advancing him to a national tourney in August at Kentucky Lake. Photo provided
Landon Gabby of Marion placed second in the Illinois Junior Bass Nation state tournament last weekend with four fish caught weighing 9.96 pounds, thus advancing to a national tourney in August at Kentucky Lake. Photo provided
BY JOHN HOMAN Managing Editor firstname.lastname@example.org
updated: 6/6/2019 9:12 AM
A pair of Marion fishermen brought home the top hardware from the Illinois Bass Nation High School state tournament.