Dakota Page and Bryce Blue

Dakota Page, left, and Bryce Blue show off their second-place plaques after the Bass Pro Shops Lake Hamilton Open in Hot Springs, Ark., last fall.

Dakota Page and Bryce Blue, members of the Rogers County high school bass fishing team, sat at 49th place of 187 teams after Day 1 at SAF/FLW High School Fishing National Championship on Pickwick Lake in Florence, Ala, on Wednesday.

Page and Blue caught three bass weighing in at 9 pounds total.

Three teams from Oklahoma — Mannford (21), Vinita (33) and Jenks (38) — finished ahead of the pair on Day 1.

JD Bedford and Walker Brown of Lawrence County High School in Alabama led the field with a haul of 13 pounds, 12 ounces.

Day 2 results were released after press time on Thursday.

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