February 27, 2010
Boater Daniel Atkins of Seneca, S.C., caught a five-bass limit weighing 11 pounds, 7 ounces Saturday to win $4,915 in the BFL Savannah River Division tournament on Lake Keowee.
Anthony Brooks of Cornelia, Ga., weighed five bass for 10-4 to take second place and $2,458 in the Boater Division; and in a three-way tie for third were John Bolton of Central, S.C., Randy Childers of Anderson, S.C., and Steven James of Easley, S.C., each with five bass, 10-0, $1,256.
Rounding out the top 10 boaters in the BFL Savannah River Division event on Lake Keowee:
6th: Chris Baxter, Winder, Ga., 9-13, $901
7th: Jayme Rampey, Liberty, S.C., 9-10, $819
8th: Roger Vinson, Flowery Branch, Ga., 9-7, $737
9th: David Vaughn, Royston, Ga., 9-6, $655
10th: Kevin Dearth, Cumming, Ga., 9-3, $544
10th: Michael Hughes, Greenville, S.C., 9-3, $544
Childers winning co-angler
Lesley Childers of Anderson, S.C., caught a five-bass limit weighing 10 pounds, 14 ounces Saturday to take first place and win $2,458 in the Co-angler Division.
Rounding out the top 10 co-anglers in the BFL Savannah River Division event on Lake Keowee:
2nd: Edward Singleton, Anderson, S.C., 10-07, $1,229
3rd: Jaris McGee, Belton, S.C., 9-9, $817
4th: Greg Glouse, Liberty, S.C., 7-13, $573
5th: Mike Harris, Fairview, N.C., 7-11, $492
6th: Zach Hyder, Landrum, S.C., 7-9, $430
6th: Phillip Bogart, West Union, S.C., 7-9, $430
8th: Michael Hanna, Belton, S.C., 7-8, $369
9th: Chanley Barrett, Cleveland, Ga., 7-7, $328
10th: Donald E Sosebee, Jr., Cornelia, Ga., 7-4, $287
The next BFL Savannah River Division tournament is scheduled for March 27 at Lake Russell in Eberton Ga. The top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers from each of the five divisional tournaments will qualify for the Regional Championship at Lake Seminole in Bainbridge, Ga., Oct. 21-23. There boaters will compete for a chance to win a Ranger 198VX with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Yamaha outboard and a Chevy pick-up, while co-anglers will fish for a new Ranger 198VX.
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