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McDonald wins BFL event on Laurel River Lake

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Boater Tim McDonald of Lexington, Ky., won the April 10 BFL Mountain Division tournament to earn $4,244.
April 10, 2010 • MLF • Archives

Boater Tim McDonald of Lexington, Ky., caught four bass weighing 11 pounds, 6 ounces Saturday to win $4,244 in the BFL Mountain Division tournament on Laurel River Lake.

Rounding out the top 10 boaters:

2nd: Brandon Card, Caryville, Tenn., three bass, 11 pounds, $2,122

3rd: Talmadge Marcum, McKee, Ky., three bass, 9-3, $1,413

4th: Jake Morris, McKee, Ky., three bass, 8-7, $990

5th: William Asher, Rockhold, Ky., two bass, 8-1, $849

6th: Bill Day, Frankfort, Ky., two bass, 6-10, $778

7th: John Sparr, Hustonville, Ky., two bass, 6-1, $707

8th: Garry Collins, Russell Springs, Ky., one bass, 5-11, $601

8th: Tee Watkins, East Point, Ky., two bass, 5-11, $601

10th: Todd Boggs, Corbin, Ky., two bass, 5-4, $495

Sexton winning co-angler

Co-angler Eddie Sexton of Berea, Ky.Eddie Sexton of Berea, Ky., caught four bass weighing 8 pounds, 4 ounces to win $2,122 in the Co-angler Division on Laurel Lake.

Rounding out the top 10 co-anglers:

2nd: Paul Flatt, Cookeville, Tenn., four bass, 7 pounds, $1,061

3rd: Jeff Beekman, Piketon, Ohio, one bass, 4-14, $601

3rd: Mike Frye, Parksville, Ky., one bass, 4-14, $601

5th: Dustin Wix, Celina, Tenn., one bass, 4-8, $424

6th: Phillip Williams, Jr., Jamestown, Ky., one bass, 3-7, $389

7th: JP Sims, Cookeville, Tenn., one bass, 3-2, $336

7th: Jeff Canterbury, Louisville, Ky., one bass, 3-2, $336

9th: Scott Doan, Morehead, Ky., one bass, 3-1, $283

10th: Sam Loveless, Somerset, Ky., one bass, 2-11, $248

Coming up

The next BFL Mountain Division tournament is scheduled for May 8 at Lake Cumberland in Monticello, Ky. After the fifth Mountain Division tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Oct. 7-9 Regional Championship at Lake Barkley in Kuttawa, Ky., where they will compete for a Ranger 198VX boat 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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