tournament was held on July 18th on the
only one limit of five fish brought to the scales. Michael Nutter dominated the field of
contestants with 9 lb. 14 oz. and will represent the 11-14 age group at the
Johnny Duarte, last year’s Mid-Atlantic Divisional Champion and Jr. World Champion in the 11-14 age group, moved up into the older age group (15-18) this year. His three fish, weighing 5 lb. 14 oz., took first place and earned him his second trip to the Divisionals. He also had lunker with 3 lb. 4 oz. Second place went to Jessie Colie with 3 lb. 1 oz. Third place went to Ray Cleveland with 2 lb. 9 oz.
Awards were presented; Bass Pro gift cards were given to all youth contenders and boat captains. A cook-out followed the weigh-in. Special thanks to the boat captains, and also to Tom Rollins and Mike Day for seeing that the tournament went well.