Boater Ronnie McCoy of Lamar, S.C., caught four bass weighing 13 pounds, 9 ounces May 14 to win $3,289 plus a $2,000 Ranger Cup bonus in the BFL South Carolina Division tournament on Lake Wateree.
Rounding out the remaining top 10 boaters:
2nd: Greg Rikard, Leesville, S.C., five bass, 13-8, $1,644
3rd: Brian Holder, Gastonia, N.C., five bass, 12-15, $1,097 plus $1,000 Evinrude bonus
4th: John Haas, Mt. Pleasant, S.C., four bass, 12-14, $767
5th: Nelson Walker, Manning, S.C., five bass, 11-11, $658
6th: Larry Moss, Prosperity, S.C., four bass, 11-8, $603
7th: Maurice Freeze, Concord, N.C., five bass, 11-4, $548
8th: William Smith, Moncks Corner, S.C., five bass, 10-14, $493
9th: Randy Childers, Anderson, S.C., five bass, 10-9, $438
10th: Keith Porter, Chester, S.C., five bass, 10-7, $384
Rounding out the remaining top 10 co-anglers:
2nd: John Cook, Matthews, N.C., five bass, 12-1, $822
3rd: Jerry Lineberger, Lincolnton, N.C., five bass, 10-6, $549
4th: Travis Malphrus, Ridgeland, S.C., four bass, 8-13, $384
5th: Jeff Rikard, Leesville, S.C., five bass, 8-12, $329
6th: Jim Owsley, Walterboro, S.C., three bass, 6-13, $301
7th: Harry Peyton, Decatur, Ala., three bass, 6-10, $274
8th: Clay Wilson, Evans, Ga., four bass, 6-5, $247
9th: DJ McEachern, Columbia, S.C., two bass, 6-4, $219
10th: Shane Cantley, Elgin, S.C., three bass, 6-1, $192
The next BFL South Carolina Division tournament is scheduled for Sept. 10-11 on Lake Hartwell in Seneca, S.C. After the fifth South Carolina tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Oct. 13-15 Regional Championship on Smith Mountain Lake in Huddleston, Va. 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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