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The Morristown Marine Team Trail Invitational Tour 2013 kicked off the 1st tournament of the season on Cherokee Lake on Saturday and Sunday March 16-17, 2013. We had 162 teams competing for the $10,000.00 1st place winnings. Kelley Millsaps and Mark Shipe were in 1st place on Saturday and followed up on Sunday with another winning bag. They had a (2) day total of 39.21 netting them 1st place and a check for $10,000.00. 2nd Place went to Steve Miracle and Michael Wolfenbarger with 34.63 and a check for $2500.00. Third place was David Mullins and Brent Hoskins with 32.04 and a check for $1500.00. Tim Saylor and Vince Botts had Big Largemouth 5.99 lbs and a check for $810.00 and (2) Vertis Rods valued at $200.00 for a total winning of $1010.00. Cale Lawson and Patrick Faust had Big Smallmouth 5.18 lbs, and received a check for $810.00 and (2) Vertis Rods valued at $200.00 for a total winning of $1010.00. Benny Roberts (Skeeter Owner) and partner Todd Nideffer was the Highest Finishing Skeeter, receiving a check for $3000.00. There was a total of 1998.36 lbs of fish weighted in for the 2 day event. The tournament paid out a total of $26,670.00 and 27 places in addition to Big Largemount, Big Smallmouth, and Highest Finishing Skeeter. (See Results page for complete results listing).
The next tournament will be on Norris Lake on April 13-14, 2013. We will begin taking signups for the Norris Tournament on Monday, April 1, 2013. The Blast-off will take place at Brogans Ramp at safe light. *Remember if you sign up prior to 6:00PM on Friday prior to the tournament you will receive (2) draws and will receive your choice of the draw. You may come by the dealership or call in to sign up. Entries will be taken at Rigsby’s Bait and Tackle in Tazewell, TN on Thursday and Friday from 1PM – 6PM prior to the tournament. Sam and Delores Phillips and the entire Morristown Marine Team Trail Invitational Tour 2013 would like to THANK YOU for making this another great start to the new season.

Kelley Millsaps and Mark Shipe took home the 1st place check of $10,000.00 on March 17, 2013 with 39.21 lbs.

1st Place Kelley Millsaps / Mark Shipe

 


Tim Saylor / Vince Botts – Big Largemouth 5.99 lbs $810.00 and 2 Vertis Rods from Abu Garcia valued at $200.00 for a total winnings of $1010.00


Cale Lawson / Patrick Faust – Big Smallmouth 5.18 lbs $810.00 and 2 Vertis Rods from Abu Garcia valued at $200.00 for a total winnings of $1010.00


Benny Roberts / Todd Niddefer – 30.19 Highest Finishing Skeeter $3000.00