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Cox wins Piedmont Division event on Lake Gaston

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Boater Chris Cox of Greenville, N.C., earned $4,324 as the winner of the Sept. 10-11 BFL Piedmont Division Super Tournament on Lake Gaston. Angler: Chris Cox.
Holt winning co-angler
September 11, 2011 • MLF • Phoenix Bass Fishing League

Boater Chris Cox of Greenville, N.C., caught nine bass weighing 31 pounds, 3 ounces in the Sept. 10-11 Walmart BFL Piedmont Division tournament on Lake Gaston to win $4,324. Cox was using a green-pumpkin jig around docks to catch his bass.

Rounding out the remaining top 10 boaters:

2nd: David J. Wright, Lexington, N.C., 10 bass, 25-5, $2,162

3rd: Dan Treadaway, Rocky Mount, N.C., nine bass, 20-7, $1,441

4th: Billy Bledsoe, Fayetteville, N.C., 10 bass, 19-0, $1,009

5th: Ray Griffin, Henderson, N.C., nine bass, 18-6, $865

6th: Michael Garner, Skippers, Va., seven bass, 18-5, $793

7th: Chris Baldwin, Lexington, N.C., eight bass, 17-14, $721

8th: Dennis Reedy, Siler City, N.C., seven bass, 17-13, $649

9th: James (Buster) Seabolt, Dunn, N.C., eight bass, 16-6, $577

10th: Dennis Siggers, Danville, Va., eight bass, 15-12, $505

Holt winning co-angler

Tom Holt of Cornelius, N.C., earned $2,162 as the co-angler winner of the Sept. 10-11 BFL Piedmont Division event.

Tom Holt of Cornelius, N.C., caught seven bass weighing 13 pounds, 9 ounces in the Sept. 10-11 event to win $2,162 in the Co-angler Division. Holt was using Senko worms on a Carolina rig to catch his bass.

Rounding out the remaining top 10 co-anglers:

2nd: Tom O’Neal, Holly Springs, N.C., four bass, 12-3, $1,081

3rd: Schonn Denny, Julian, N.C., four bass, 11-1, $723

4th: Chris Davis, Raleigh, N.C., four bass, 10-12, $505

5th: David Moore, Triplet, Va., three bass, 7-9, $432

6th: Aaron Fisher, Mechanicsville, Va., four bass, 7-5, $396

7th: Kale Hoffman, Richlands, N.C., three bass, 5-15, $360

8th: David Cook, Clemmons, N.C., two bass, 5-10, $324

9th: Bud Amend, Pleasant Garden, N.C., three bass, 5-8, $288

10th: Donald West, Cary, N.C., three bass, 5-8, $252

Coming up

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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