The Mena Basscats competed in The Bass Federation Arkansas State High school Championship on Lake Ouachita last Saturday, May 11. Austin Johnston and Cason Cannon placed 4th overall with a weight of 12lbs and 2oz. Austin Rose and Evan Graves finished 5th, while also catching the tournaments "Big Bass", weighing 4lbs and 14oz. Also on Saturday, Jarrett Burger and Brendon Catlett competed in the tournament and caught their five fish limit.
With their performances on Saturday, Austin Johnston and Cason Cannon, along with Austin Rose and Evan Graves, qualified for The Bass Federation National Championship, which will be held on Lake Pickwick in Alabama on June 19-23.