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    Walmart Bass Fishing League - Shenandoah

    Kerr Lake (June 4, 2011)


    Sykes nets Kerr Lake victory

    Boater Brandon Sykes of Apex, N.C., earned $3,156 as winner of the June 4 BFL Shenandoah Division event on Kerr Lake.
    Kotola winning co-angler

    Boater Brandon Sykes of Apex, N.C., caught a five-bass limit weighing 15 pounds, 10 ounces to win $3,156 in the Walmart BFL Shenandoah Division tournament on Kerr Lake.

    Rounding out the remaining top 10 boaters:

    2nd: Joshua Wagy, Dewitt, Va., five bass, 13-11, $1,578

    3rd: Nathan Webber, Kernersville, N.C., four bass, 13-5, $1,052

    4th: Richard Haber Jr., Severn, Md., five bass, 12-15, $736

    5th: Fred Aldridge, Brandystation, Va., five bass, 12-3, $631

    6th: Mike Hoskings, Spotslyvania, Va., five bass, 11-14, $579

    7th: Jeff Coble, Manson, N.C., five bass, 11-8, $526

    8th: Robert Walser, Lexington, N.C., five bass, 11-6, $473 plus $1,000 Evinrude bonus

    9th: Flash Butts, Roanoke Rapids, N.C., five bass, 10-15, $421

    10th: Gabriel Scott, Ruckersville, Va., five bass, 10-14, $368

    Kotola winning co-angler

    Paul Kotula of Raleigh, N.C., earned $1,578 as co-angler winner of the June 4 BFL Shenandoah event.

    Paul Kotola of Raleigh, N.C, caught a five-bass limit weighing 12 pounds, 9 ounces to win $1,578 in the Co-angler Division.

    Rounding out the remaining top 10 co-anglers:

    2nd: Derek Brown, Charlottesville, Va., five bass, 11-0, $789

    3rd: Thomas Murphy, Chesterfield, Va., five bass, 10-14, $526

    4th: Algie Johnson, Charlottesville, Va., four bass, 9-12, $368

    5th: Justin Jones, Apex, N.C., five bass, 9-11, $316

    6th: Jacob Bumgarner, Monroe, Va., five bass, 9-10, $289

    7th: Thomas Hassler, Woodstock, Va., five bass, 9-9, $263

    8th: Jarod Shelton, Petersburg, Va., four bass, 7-12, $223

    Yoomin Yi, Springfield, Va., five bass, 7-12, $223

    10th: Bill Nicely, Warrenton, Va., four bass, 7-5, $184

    Coming up

    The next Walmart BFL Shenandoah Division tournament is scheduled for June 25 on the James River in Richmond, Va. After the fifth Shenandoah Division tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Nov. 3-5 Regional Championship on Lake Hartwell in Anderson, S.C. 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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