Alexis Bowcock was named Top Female Angler.

Alexis Bowcock was named Top Female Angler.

A family with Forsyth roots placed 4th in the Marathon Premier Sailfish Tournament in Marathon, Fla. on April 21-22.

Clark and Jennifer Bowcock and their daughters Alexis (19) and Lyndsey (18), who now live in Los Gatos, Calif.,  entered their first family offshore fishing tournament in the Florida Keys on April 21-22. The tournament included 89 (mostly) professional and amateur fisherman. Over the course of two days, the weather was terrible with rain and winds up to 30 mph. Tournament proceeds went to non-profit, Mission Fishin, a Florida-based charity that helps special needs children and their families get on the water and learn about fishing.

Along with taking 4th place, Alexis earned Top Female Angler of the tournament, by catching two sailfish. Overall, 17 sailfish were caught and safely released over the course of two days.

Alexis Bowcock graduated from Archbishop Mitty Highschool (Mitty) in San Jose, CA and is attending the University of Alabama studying Communications. Lyndsey Bowcock is graduating from Mitty this year and will be attending the University of South Carolina, also studying Communications. 

Clark is the son of the late Jack Bowcock, stepson of Ann Rose Bowcock of Forsyth, and brother of Blair Hickman of Forsyth.