Morristown Marine – April 13-14, 2013
The Morristown Marine Team Trail Invitational Tour 2013 traveled to Norris Lake for the 2nd tournament of the season on Saturday and Sunday – April 13-14, 2013. We had 138 teams competing for the 1st place winnings. Brian Everetts and Mark Trent went back to back with a 2 day total of 35.75 lbs taking 1st place winnings of a Skeeter TZX180 with a Yamaha 150 HPDI engine. In addition to their 1st place winnings they also received the Highest Finishing Skeeter Bonus of $3000.00 and Skeeter Real Money of $1000.00. 2nd Place went to Burton Byran and Jeff Russell with a close 35.60 lbs and a check for $3000.00. Steve Miracle and Michael Wolfenbarger finished 3rd with 34.42 lbs and a check of $1500.00. Brian Jordan and Michael Smith had a 5.31 lbs Largemouth on Saturday that held through Sunday netting them a check for $700.00 and (2) Vertis Rods valued at $200.00 for a total winnings of $900.00. Steve Gibson and Tim Smiley had Big Smallmouth 5.51 lbs on Saturday and held on to the lead also through Sunday for a check of $700.00 and (2) Vertis rods valued at $200.00 for a total winnings of $900.00. The tournament paid out a total of $50,075 which included the Skeeter TZX180, 22 additional cash positions, Big Largemouth, Big Smallmouth, Highest Finishing Skeeter Bonus and Skeeter Real Money. (See Tournament Results page for complete results listing).
The next tournament will be on South Holston Lake on May 4-5, 2013. We will begin taking signups for the South Holston Tournament on Monday, April 22, 2013. The Blast-off will take place at Observation Knob 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 also be taken at Fairway Ford in Kingsport, 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 season.
Brian Everett and Mark Trent took home the 1st place Skeeter TZX180 with Yamaha 150 valued at $30,000.00 on April 13-14, 2013 with 35.76 lbs.
1st Place Brian Everett / Mark Trent
Brian Jordan / Michael Smith – Big Largemouth 5.31 lbs $700.00 and 2 Vertis Rods from Abu Garcia valued at $200.00 for a total winnings of $900.00