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    LAKE EUFAULA (July 8-11, 1998)

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    TEXAS ANGLER WINS $35,000 IN FOURTH CENTRAL DIVISION EVERSTART SERIES EVENT HELD ON LAKE EUFAULA

    11.Jul.1998

    Joe Setina of Pittsburg, Texas, took first place in the fourth Central Division event of Operation Bass' new EverStart Series, with a catch of 19 pounds, 12 ounces, to capture the $35,000 first prize in the event concluded Saturday on Lake Eufaula.

    Setina survived two earlier elimination rounds and 150 anglers enroute to the EverStart victory, edging out nine other finalists competing in Saturday's final round of the professional division. He received $10,000 and a fully-rigged Ranger boat for the victory.

    Jim Carnell of Muskogee, Oklahoma, took the runner-up spot with a championship round weight of 13 pounds, 6 ounces, good for $10,000.

    Rounding out the top 10 in the professional division of the EverStart Series' Central Division were: (3) Chick Campbell, Okmulgee, Oklahoma, 9 pounds, 13 ounces, $9,000; (4) Greg Dorris, Sand Springs, Oklahoma, 8 pounds, 1 ounce, $8,000; (5) David Rosengrant, Dover, Tennessee, 6 pounds, 2 ounces, $7,000; (6) Shonn Goodwin, Moore, Oklahoma, 5 pounds, 5 ounces, $6,000; (7) Clayton Douglass, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, 3 pounds, 8 ounces, $5,000; (8) James Snell, Jr., Van Buren, Arkansas, 3 pounds, 6 ounces, $4,500; (9) Allen Head, Grove, Oklahoma, 2 popunds, 15 ounces, $4,000; (10) Terry Johnson, Sallisaw, Oklahoma, 2 pounds, 8 ounces, $3,500. The winner of the amateur division was Steven Traylor of Hillsboro, Illinois, who had a winning weight of 10 pounds, 15 ounces. Traylor collected $5,000 for his amateur division victory.

    Rounding out the top 10 in the amateur division were: (2) Warren Skelton, Spiro, Oklahoma, 8 pounds, 2 ounces, $2,000; (3) Royce Dennington, Barnsdall, Oklahoma, 3 pounds, 9 ounces, $1,500; (4) Tom Jones, Rogers, Arkansas, 3 pounds, 8 ounces, $1,250; (5) Stev Standridge, Conway, Arkansas, 3 pounds, 7 ounces, $1,000; (6) Bill Guillory, Jasper, Texas, 1 pound, 11 ounces, $700; (7) Kevin Osborne, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 1 pound, 7 ounces, $650; (8) Larry McGarrah, Rogers, Arkansas, 0 pounds, $600; (9) Jeremy Woody, Little Rock, Arkansas, 0 pounds, $550; (10) Mark Klein, Lawrenceville, Illinois, 0 pounds, $500. The win gives Setina and Traylor priority entry into the lucrative Wal-Mart FLW Tour professional bass tournaments in 1999.

    The total purse for the Lake Eufaula tournament was $138,775 including a fully-rigged Ranger bass boat.

    The EverStart Series consists of eight regular events, four in the Central and four in the Eastern Division, and two EverStart Challenge tournaments. The Challenge events, one per division, feature the same format as the Wal-Mart FLW Tour tournaments. The 150-man pro and amateur fields will be cut to the top 10 after two days. Amateur competition is ended at the conclusion of day three, with only the top five pros left to compete on the final day. Each of the EverStart Challenge events will be filmed for a future television segment that will air on ESPN 2.

    The remaining schedule in the EverStart Series includes: CENTRAL DIVISION: EverStart Central Division Challenge, Arkansas River, Pine Bluff, Arkansas. EASTERN DIVISION: November 11, 1998, EverStart Eastern Division Challenge, Kerr Lake, Henderson, North Carolina.

    EverStart™ batteries are marketed exclusively through Wal-Mart stores. EverStart is the world's largest recycler of batteries. Other sponsors of the series include Chevrolet, CITGO, Ranger Boats, and Evinrude Outbaords.

    EVERSTART SERIES
    LAKE EUFAULA JULY 11, 1998
    FINAL RESULTS
    PROS
    Rank Name City, State Day 1&2 Day 3 Day 4 Winnings
    Total Total Total
    1. Joe Setina Pittsburg, TX 24-11 11-4 19-12 $35,000
    2. Jim Carnell Muskogee, OK 10-3 10-16 13-6 10,000
    3. Chuck Campbell Okmulgee, OK 19-5 11-7 9-13 9,000
    4. Greg Dorris Sand Springs, OK 18-2 9-13 8-1 8,000
    5. David Rosengrant Dover, TN 15-15 10-12 6-2 7,000
    6. Shonn Goodwin Moore, OK 20-2 9-4 5-5 6,000
    7. Clayton Douglass Broken Arrow, OK 21-3 11-14 3-8 5,000
    8. James Snell, Jr. Van Buren, AR 15-6 12-3 3-6 4,500
    9. Allen Head Grove, OK 15-3 9-7 2-15 4,000
    10. Terry Johnson Sallisaw, OK 13-9 10-0 2-8 3,500
    11. Eric Holt Cape Fair, MO 19-11 9-0 $3,000
    12. Harmon Davis Marlow, OK 15-6 8-15 2,500
    13. Kelly Jordon Irving, TX 15-15 7-10 2,000
    14. Randy Butler Spiro, OK 13-9 7-9 1,800
    15. Walter Andries Coweta, OK 16-3 7-8 1,500
    16. Kelly Coble Conway, AR 23-5 7-6 1,400
    17. Randy Millender Teague, TX 15-14 6-13 1,400
    18. Leo Osborne Crowder, OK 16-10 6-2 1,400
    19. James Ogden Prague, OK 20-10 5-5 1,400
    20. Jason Christie Welling, OK 18-2 5-5 1,400
    21. Manue Acton Muldrow, OK 13-6 4-15 1,200
    22. Tim Skelton Spire, OK 15-0 4-3 1,200
    23. Glen Northcutt Midwest City, OK 13-11 4-3 1,200
    24. Mike McGuire Ada, OK 17-13 4-2 1,200
    25. Billy Mitchell Tecumseh, OK 23-1 3-7 1,200
    26. Tim Wilson Marion, IN 15-11 3-1 1,000
    27. Daniel Lalli Krebs, OK 19-2 2-12 1,000
    28. Gary Kennedy Saint Charles, MO 13-9 2-8 1,000
    29. Steve Price Lawton, OK 16-14 2-7 1,000
    30. Bill Dillon Topeka, KS 14-8 0-0 1,000
    31. Joe Simon Vian, OK 7-15 5-7 13-6
    32. Sam Rosefsky Morris, IL 13-5
    33. Robert DeGraffenreid Oklahoma City, OK 12-15
    34. Wayne Diffee Oakhurst, OK 12-7
    34. Cody Bird Granbury, TX 12-7
    36. Bob Weaver Lawton, OK 12-6
    37. Slade Dearman Onalaska, TX 12-2
    37. Terry McWilliams Greenfield, IN 12-2
    39. Paul Lemon Henryetta, OK 11-10
    39. Orlean Smith McAlester, OK 11-10
    41. Paul Bonnicelli Checotah, OK 11-8
    42. Alton Wilhoit Madill, OK 11-7
    43. Thomas Ferro Willis, TX 11-6
    44. Jason Reynolds Stratford, OK 11-5
    45. Joe Benham Stigler, OK 11-4
    46. Sherman Nofire Welling, OK 11-3
    46. Greg Kitchen Kenner, LA 11-3
    48. Bob Baird Eufaula, OK 11-2
    49. Larry Frasier Hanson, KY 10-15
    49. Randy Skelton Spiro, OK 10-15

    AMATEURS
    Rank Name City, State Day 1&2 Day 3 Day 4 Winnings
    Total Total Total
    1. Steven Traylor Hillsboro, IL 13-11 7-1 10-15 $5,000
    2. Warren Skelton Spiro, OK 14-12 10-11 8-2 2,000
    3. Royce Dennington Barnsdall, OK 17-15 6-6 3-9 1,500
    4. Tom Jones Rogers, AR 18-8 10-2 3-8 1,250
    5. Steve Standridge Conway, AR 7-15 6-12 3-7 1,000
    6. Bill Guillory Jasper, TX 12-1 4-5 1-11 700
    7. Kevin Osborne Oklahoma City, OK 8-9 6-6 1-7 650
    8. Larry McGarrah Roger, AR 14-13 3-11 0-0 600
    9. Jeremy Woody N. Little Rock, AR 7-9 3-12 0-0 550
    10. Mark Klein Lawrenceville, 7-1 8-1 0-0 500
    11. Larry Owens McAlester, OK 12-0 3-2 $450
    12. Mark Shadowens Kiefer, OK 15-8 3-1 400
    13. Shorty Barnett Oklahoma City, OK 12-4 3-0 350
    14. Judy Wong Sugar Land, TX 8-8 2-8 300
    15. Eddie Brinkman Marlow, OK 7-15 2-4 250
    16. Bob Coleman Washington, MO 15-0 2-2 200
    17. John Sisemore Farmington, AR 8-10 1-15 200
    18. Tim Land Hope, AR 11-11 1-12 200
    19. Jeremy Whittiker Muskogee, OK 7-1 1-0 200
    20. Walter Duzan Hillsboro, IL 11-3 0-0 200
    21. John Little Hoper, AR 10-5 0-0 150
    22. Gordan Harriman Huntsville, AR 10-2 0-0 150
    23. Phillip Williams, Jr. Somerset, KY 8-14 0-0 150
    24. Bill Priddy Austin, TX 8-12 0-0 150
    25. David Cortinas Cedar Hill, TX 8-5 0-0 150
    26. Ken Keirsey Owasso, OK 7-12 0-0 125
    27. Jerry Eakle Quinton, OK 7-11 0-0 125
    28. Stanley Batton Harah, OK 7-6 0-0 125
    29. Wayne Jones Indianapolis, IN 7-5 0-0 125
    30. Charles Wyckoff Sallisaw, OK 6-14 0-0 125




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