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    Walmart Bass Fishing League - Piedmont

    Kerr Lake (May 14, 2011)


    Guins gets win on Kerr Lake

    Boater Jonathon Guins of Wendell, N.C., earned $3,505 plus a $2,000 Ranger Cup bonus as winner of the May 14 BFL Piedmont event on Kerr Lake.
    Opetaia-Williamson winning co-angler

    Boater Jonathon Guins of Wendell, N.C., caught a five-bass limit weighing 16 pounds, 10 ounces May 14 to win $3,505 plus a $2,000 Ranger Cup bonus in the BFL Piedmont Division tournament on Kerr Lake.

    Rounding out the remaining top 10 boaters:

    2nd: Wayne Hauser, Mooresville, N.C., five bass, 15-14, $1,753

    3rd: Cavin Young, Prince George, Va., five bass, 15, $1,169

    4th: Ryan Harrell, Roanoke Rapids, N.C., five bass, 14, $818

    5th: Larry Kirk, Climax, N.C., five bass, 13-11, $701

    6th: Jeff Coble, Manson, N.C., five bass, 13-5, $643

    7th: Dan Treadaway, Rocky Mount, N.C., five bass, 12-12, $584

    8th: Billy Bledsoe, Fayetteville, N.C., five bass, 12, $526

    9th: Mike Miller, Trinity, N.C., five bass, 11-14, $467

    10th: Robert Walser, Lexington, N.C., five bass, 11-13, $409 plus $1,000 Evinrude bonus

    Opetaia-Williamson winning co-angler

    Jim Opetaia-Williamson of Henderson, N.C., earned $1,753 as co-angler winner of the May 14 BFL Piedmont event.

    Jim Opetaia-Williamson of Henderson, N.C., caught a five-bass limit weighing 13 pounds, 5 ounces to win $1,753 in the Co-angler Division.

    Rounding out the remaining top 10 co-anglers:

    2nd: Travis Decker, Dublin, Va., five bass, 11-8, $876

    3rd: Anthony Mencome, Benson, N.C., five bass, 11-0, $585

    4th: Tom Robertson, Raleigh, N.C., four bass, 10-14, $409

    5th: Gilbert Brown, Fredericksburg, Va., five bass, 10-5, $351

    6th: Bill Naron, Huntingtown, Md., four bass, 9-13, $321

    7th: Brandon Cartrette, Cameron, N.C., five bass, 9-12, $277

    7th: Kevin Pfautz, Boydton, Va., five bass, 9-12, $277

    9th: Paul Reich, Sanford, N.C., five bass, 9-10, $234

    10th: Chris Carter, Youngsville, N.C., five bass, 9-7, $204

    Coming up

    The next BFL Piedmont Division tournament is scheduled for June 11 on High Rock Lake in Salisbury, N.C. After the fifth Piedmont tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Oct. 20-22 Regional Championship on Lake Chickamauga in Chattanooga, Tenn. Boaters will compete for a top award of a Ranger 198VX with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Mercury outboard and a Chevy pick-up, while co-anglers will fish for a new Ranger 198VX.

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