Sykes nets win at Kerr Lake
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 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
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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