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BWSTA 2004 Team Classic

Pickwick Lake     October 9-10, 2004

      

      1st Place Winners Charlie Bogard & Frank Sinn, 2004 BWSTA Team Classic
1st Place 519 VS Ranger Boat Powered by Mercury worth $38,000.00

Draw Boat Winners Aaron Brown and Billy Brown
Draw Boat 155 Ranger Boat Powered by Mercury worth $18,000.00
(drawing after second day weigh-in must be present to win)

2004 Team Classic Results Top 25 Winners

PLACE BOAT DIV TEAM CITY TOTALF TOTAL AMOUNT
1 169 1 FRANK SINN-CHARLIE BOGARD ST LOUIS-ST CHARLES MO 10 24-95 $39,085.00
    2005 519 VS RANGER FULLY RIGGED WITH 200 MERCURY MOTOR $38,000.00    
2 207 4 ROEBERT SIRESS-K HIGGINS BENTON-ALMO KY 10 23-84 $5,425.00
3 64 11 JEFF FARMER-GENE MILLER SESSER IL 10 20-58 $2,715.00
4 4 3 RANDY NICKS-JIM DUNCAN UNION-ST LOUIS MO 10 20-00 $2,170.00
5 92 8 KENNY ARNOLD-LARRY JONES ODIN-VANDALIA IL 10 19-83 $1,950.00
6 14 16 FREDDIE COX-LAWRENCE FULTON ST CLAIR-BONNE TERRE MO 10 19-62 $1,625.00
7 119 13 SCOTT FORD-RANDY BEARD GENESEO IL 10 17-96 $1,085.00
8 220 12 KEVIN CERNY-RICK WALTA BELLEVILLE IL 10 17-53 $868.00
9 74 4 TOM OXFORD-MARK WALLACE ELIZABETHTOWN-ROSICLAR IL 10 17-52 $760.00
10 153 7 RAY JONES-DALE LAWSON MANITO IL 10 17-51 $651.00
11 182 1 JEFF GREEN-STAN GREEN OSAGE BEACH-PHILLIPSBG MO 10 17-15 $542.00
12 8 12 JEFF FAUST-JASON FAUST TRENTON-SWANSEA IL 10 17-02 $488.00
13 203 5 JIM SPRAGUE-DAN PEDERSEN ST CHARLES MO 10 16-69 $440.00
14  163 6 DAVE DUNCAN-DENNIS KUBE IMPERIAL-BARNHART MO 10 16-67 $380.00
15 6 15 TERRY WOOD-ANDY HAUSER LACROSSE WI 10 16-66 $325.00
16 29 12 PAUL-DANNY STRAUSBAUGH WORDEN-HILLSBORO IL 10 16-66 $270.00
17 209 4 VAN SIRESS-RONNIE SIRESS BENTON KY 8 16-61 $270.00
18 155 2 DANNY JOHNSTON-BOB HELLER WINDSOR-WARSAW MO 10 16-53 $217.00
19 32 5 EDDIE KELLY-R CRUTCHER ST LOUIS MO 9 16-37 $217.00
20 200 3 JACK HAYS-RALPH KNEPPER HILLSBORO-KIRKWOOD MO 10 16-28 $217.00
21 26 11 AARON WEHMEYER-J THOMAS SMITHTON-MT VERNON IL 10 16-24 $110.00
22 65 7 KEVIN WELCH-DAN BOWMAN JEFF CITY MO 10 16-12 $110.00
23 5 13 CORY PIDDE-M VANKAMPEN MT CARROLL-FULTON IL 10 16-03 $110.00
24 16 7 DON-DENNIS MCFETRIDGE ST CHARLES-ST LOUIS MO 10 15-99 $110.00
25 12 1 SCOTT & MARK STONITSCH CAMDENTON MO 10 16-96 $110.00
             
    1ST DAY BIG BASS WINNERS        
             
1ST B-B 7 JON PENDER OFALLON MO   5-25 $2,170.00
2ND B-B 1 JOHN KAISER MACKS CREEK MO   4-69 $1,085.00
             
    2ND DAY BIG BASS WINNERS        
             
1ST B-B 11 JEFF FARMER SESSER IL   5-70 $2,170.00
2ND B-B 4 KERRY HIGGINS ALMO KY   5-41 $1,085.00
             
    DRAW BOAT WINNERS            2005 155 RANGER FULLY RIGGED WITH 75 MERCURY  
             
D-B 156 8 AARON BROWN-BILLY BROWN BLOOMINGTON-TAYLORVILLE IL     $18,000.00
             
    BWSTA RANGER CUP WINNERS        
             
1ST 29 12 PAUL & DANNY STRAUSBAUGH WORDEN-HILLSBORO IL

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16-66

$1,000.00
2ND 16 17 DON & DENNIS  MCFETRIDGE ST CHARLES MO 10 15-99 $660.00
             
    WEIGH-IN WINNERS $660.00        
             
W-W   19 JEFF BERNET-DAN MCCAUSKEY CARTERVILLE IL     $660.00
             
    DRAWING $660.00        
             
DRAW 61 5 JOE WALCH-ANDY HEMKENS ARNOLD-OFALLON MO     $660.00
             
    GARMIN WINNERS        
             
    MIKE FOREE BEAUFORT MO     2 GARMIN UNITS
             
    SOLAR BAT WINNERS        
             
    BILL HERRON-BILL BERNET CAMBRIA-CARTERVILLE IL     $660.00
             
    MOTORGUIDE TOP POINT TEAM WINNERS      
             
T-P 4 3 RANDY NICKS-JIM DUNCAN UNION-ST LOUIS MO     $2,000.00
             
    TOP POINT TEAM WINNERS        
               
DIV 1   SCOT STONITSCH-JD MITCHELL CAMDENTON MO     $330.00
DIV 2   JERRY & SALLY CROSTHWAIT WARSAW MO     $330.00
DIV 3   RANDY NICKS-JIM DUNCAN UNION-ST LOUIS MO     $330.00
DIV 4   RON FLETCHER-BOB WILKAS THOMPSONVILLE IL     $330.00
DIV 5   MONTY-JON CORDRAY PEVELY MO     $330.00
DIV 6   JIM YOUNG-GLEN YOUNG HOUSE SPRINGS-ROLLA MO     $330.00
DIV 7   JIM YOUNG-GLEN YOUNG HOUSE SPRINGS-ROLLA MO     $330.00
DIV 8   MIKE PECK-STEVE PECK LOVINGTON-ARTHUR IL     $330.00
DIV 10   DON FARMER-STEVE SNYDER NEVADA MO     $330.00
DIV 11   BRETT & BILLYE BOLDREY DIX IL     $330.00
DIV 12   JEFF FAUST-JASON FAUST TRENTON-SWANSEA IL     $330.00
DIV 13   CORY PIDDE-MIKE VANKAMPEN MT CARROLL-FULTON IL     $330.00
DIV 15   ANDY HAUSER-TERRY WOOD LACROSSE WI     $330.00
DIV 16   FREDDIE COX-LAWRENCE FULTON ST CLAIR-BONNE TERRE MO     $330.00
DIV 17   JON RINDERER-SCOTT SAUTMAN HIGHLAND-POCAHONTAS IL     $330.00
DIV 18   JERRY & SALLY CROSTHWAIT WARSAW MO     $330.00
DIV 20   TOM SILBER-STEVE FLOWERS LABADIE-OWENSVILLE MO     $330.00
               
             
      2004 BWSTA TEAM CLASSIC GIVE AWAY PRIZES     $7,000.00
             
    LUCKY CRAFT LURES-SOLAR BAT SUNGLASSES-MERCURY MARINE-GARMIN-PLEASE RELEASE ME
             
             
    TOTAL PAYBACK CASH & PRIZES       $103,340.00

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BASS WORLD SPORTS
2004 TEAM CLASSIC

$103,000! CASH & PRIZES

Pickwick Lake, October 9-10, 2004 - The week starting October 3rd, 2004, 466 fishermen from 9 different states started their descent on the land of southern hospitality and Waffle House’s galore…Alabama. The 2004 Bass World Sports Team Classic was held on the lake with one of the best reputations for its record smallmouth bass; Pickwick Lake. Located South of Savannah—and encompassing portions of the states of Tennessee, Mississippi, and Alabama—Pickwick Lake offers 496 miles of shoreline and at normal pool the reservoir contains 924,000 acre feet of water with a surface area of 43,100 acres. Incidentally the origin of the name "Pickwick" dates back to the War Between the States. "White Sulfur Springs" was the first name of the Pickwick Landing Community. However, a postmaster by the name of Richardson K. Baird changed the name of the "Broadway" post office to "Pickwick", due to his fondness of the short story "Pickwick Papers", by the famous author Charles Dickens.

This was the first time that the Bass World Sports Tournament Association held the "Team Classic" at this body of water, as it presented a neutral tournament site for the fine field of fishermen that Bass World Sports hosts events to. Bass World Sports is not the "Midwest’s Leader in Team Tournaments" for no reason. Bass World Sports hosts tournaments across the midwest with 20 different divisions, but no matter what division you fish in you can be sure you will be fishing against some of the best on those waters. Out of these 20 divisions, came a field of 466 fishermen that fished a tough tournament schedule during the 2004 tournament season, and ultimately qualified to attend the BWSTA Team Classic. These 466 fishermen (233 teams) hailed from Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Kansas, Iowa, Indiana, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Georgia and believe it or not South Carolina. This field of qualifiers came to fish for "all the marbles"……"braggin’ rights"…….and a first place prize of a fully rigged 2005 Ranger 519 VS Bass Boat, 200 HP Mercury Outboard Motor, Garmin Electronics, Wholesale Batteries of Missouri and a MotorGuide Trolling Motor, valued at $38,000.00 On top of that outstanding Bass Rig, some fortunate team was going to be awarded a 2005 Ranger 155VS, 75 HP Mercury Outboard Motor, Garmin Electronics, Wholesale Batteries of Missouri and a MotorGuide Trolling Motor, valued at $18,000.00, just for participating in and being present at the closing ceremonies of the event. All told the field of anglers was competing for cash and prizes in excess of $103,000.00.

The competition for the 2-day event was stiff. Many of the fishermen had pre-fished enough to figure out a pattern or two and find some productive water. Fishing and weather conditions were fantastic the week leading up to the 2-day event. Both were lending themselves to making for some great fall fishing, which we all know can be like Missouri weather…..very unpredictable. Many who pre-fished prior to the event reported catching a good number of fish and had pleasant weather conditions in which to fish. Unlike last years event the weather, and more importantly, the fish really seemed to be quite a bit more cooperative for this Classic turnout.

This is evident by the DAY 1 weigh in results with 97 teams turning in a full bag with 5 fish limits and 70 teams turning in a 5 fish limits on DAY 2. Overall 50 teams turned in a 10 fish limit. The end of Day 1 didn’t really leave a very conclusive idea as to who was going to win this one. The margin of separation between the teams sitting in the top 3 places was only .08 lbs. This was still anybody’s tournament for the taking. With that attitude in mind the winning team of Charlie Bogard and Frank Sinn went out to bag their Day 2 and prize-winning limit. Reminiscent of last year’s event, the Day 1 leaders fell from 1st place down to 5th place. The most surprising was the fall of the 4th place team of Eddie Kelly and Robert Crutcher after Day 1 to 19th overall in the standings……hard pill to swallow, but that’s why it’s called "fishing" and not "catching". The team of Roebert Siress and Kerry Higgins showed their metal by staying on fish and moving up ever so slightly in the standings from a 3rd place position on Day 1 and eking out a 2nd place finish on Day 2. The team of Jeff Farmer and Gene Miller displayed the most impressive come from behind move. After the conclusion of Day 1 they sat near the bottom of the top 20 list of teams, but they made an awesome surge and brought fish to the scales on Sunday that catapulted them to a 3rd place finish overall. This just goes to show what a positive attitude will do for you, and if you do as Jeff says "Fish to your strengths" as we’ll read more about later.

When competition is stiff like it was at the BWSTA Classic 2004 at Pickwick Lake, fishermen usually become as tight lipped as suspending bass on a January evening when it comes to telling how they’re catching their fish. However, when you tell them you’re writing the article about The Classic for the BWSTA magazine, they spew like a warm beer. The following is based on my conversations with your top winners for the 2004 BWSTA Classic.

FIRST PLACE – The first place team of Frank Sinn from Clayton, MO and Charlie Bogard of St. Charles, MO are a formidable duo when it comes to fishing the river chain style impoundments. Many who have fished Bass World tournaments for the past few years will remember that Frank and Charlie took first place back a couple years in 2002 on Kentucky Lake. Pre-fishing helped them to determine their tournament winning area(s) and strategy. And were the first team to ever win two BWSTA Team Classic.

Pre-Fishing – Frank and Charlie arrived at Pickwick Lake the Monday of the week of the tournament. That Monday and Tuesday, they hit the water as planned looking for the most productive parts of the lake, pretty much running everywhere. They spent those first few days throwing pretty much everything they had in their tackle arsenal at the bass of Pickwick Lake. They threw jigs, crank baits, rattletraps, and what appears to be Frank’s "go to" bait, spinner baits. Managing to catch fish each day of pre-fishing did not appear to be a problem for this duo, and as the days went by they felt confident that they were going to formulate a game plan or stumble onto a pattern that would win them another Classic Title. By that Wednesday and Thursday they had, as Frank said, "figured it out". On Thursday and Friday they left their "sweet spots" alone and decided to look for more areas on the lake that they could find a similar pattern and create a game plan that they felt they could stick to and ultimately win. I know Frank and Charlie were everywhere, because on the Friday before the tournament my partner and I were trading places with them trolling up and down in the current as water was being released through the dam. The real key to finding their fish was fishing productive coves and the back of pockets on secondary channel swings. The essential elements that made any cove or pocket "perfect" was the presence of two things…grass and shad.

Saturday - Day 1 – On day 1 the field of contestants was treated to mild weather conditions and partially cloudy/sunny day. Conditions that in all reality are almost a rare treat for October fishing. Frank and Charlie headed down lake to the Yellow Creek and Second Creek arms of the Lake. The first day Frank and Charlie really had to fish with a lot of company around as another fishing tournament was being held on the lake by a different club. However, they were not deterred and fished to their game plan. The morning bite seemed to be the most productive when they were throwing 1/4 to 3/8 oz. Jewel spinner baits in all white. In the afternoon, when the cloud cover started to move in more heavily, they switched to the same spinner baits in size, but opted to throw a white/chartreuse combination. Frank reported that the spinner baits they were throwing all had the smallest willow leaf blades they could get away with, while fishing such a light spinner bait. While fishing the lower end of the Lake they were looking for active fish that seemed to be more aggressive or would at least be inclined to strike on a reactionary bite. All the while they were watching for "busting bass". That is, fish that were coming up and just plain smacking bundles of shad. Frank and Charlie recognized that what was really happening wasn’t that the bass were clearing the water to feed. What was happening was that the bass were feeding underneath the balls of shad in the back of the pockets that had grass on them. Upon seeing the bundles of shad skitter during a strike, they would throw their spinner baits into the schools of shad. The trick was to let the bait sink to just below the shad and start a retrieve that would keep the bait just under the schools of shad. It takes a couple of talented fishermen to fish that small of a spinner bait, with the cadence to keep it just under the shad, and at the right speed to draw the needed reaction strikes. The first day turned out pretty much as planned and by the end of it the duo was sitting comfortably in 2nd place with the first day weight of 12.96 lbs. Only a narrow margin of 0.03 lbs separated them from 1st and 2nd place.

Sunday – Day 2 – Day 2 Charlie and Frank awoke determined to finish what they had set out to do…. win the 2004 BWSTA Team Classic. Sticking to their guns, they hauled down lake once again to work the water that had treated them so well on Day 1. The second day seemed to start off a little bit slower than they expected, but looking back that may have been due in part to the early morning rain that met the field of fishermen. Unlike most of those I talked to, Frank and Charlie really didn’t feel like the lack of current on the lake had much of an impact on their success either day. They just fished water they were confident in and stayed in the right mind set to go out and catch another 5 fish bag. Fishing the same baits and working the same pattern they had implemented the day before they set about to catching another limit that tipped the scales at 11.99 lbs. Interestingly enough, the team reported catching a couple of the nice smallmouth that Pickwick Lake is noted for during pre-fishing, but when it came time to bag them and weigh them, they only managed to bring the largemouth’s to the scales. For the 2 days of hard work and determination the duo of Frank Sinn and Charlie Bogard were deemed the 2004 Bass World Sports Team Classic Champions. Winning a fully rigged Ranger 519 VS Bass Boat with a 200 hp Mercury Motor valued at $38,000.00. The team also won $1,085.00 in cash for their first place finish, winning over $39,085.00. Frank is the owner of his own construction company and is sponsored by Jewel Bait Co. and Bass World Sports and Charlie is a Superintendent for Ralph Jones Grading and is sponsored by Bass Pro Shops, Jones Oil and Bass World Sports.

(P.S. for those that know Charlie as a bass fisherman, you should see him fish for trout on the White River in Arkansas…..that guy can just plain fish!)

SECOND PLACE – The Second Place team of Roebert Siress of Benton, KY and Kerry Higgins of Almo, KY boated a 10 fish limit over the 2 days of competition and moved from 3rd in the standings after Day 1 to 2nd overall for the tournament. These two are no strangers to the winner’s podium either. Some of you may recall that this team placed 4th in the 2002 BWSTA Classic on Kentucky Lake….another team that seems to like the chain of river lakes. Roebert made the comment to me that "we just can’t seem to win the big one". They had fished another tournament on Pickwick prior to the Classic and finished that one in second place as well. Certainly "river" fishing suits them just fine.

Pre-Fishing - Our second place winners decided to start their pre-fishing plan of attack the Saturday before the tournament. Much like the first place team, they too started their pre-fishing program throwing every lure they could think of in the waters of Pickwick Lake. They started probing for their fish using lures such as rattletraps, crank baits and Carolina rigged plastics such as lizards and brush hogs. They too seemed to manage to catch fish every day while pre-fishing and didn’t really feel they had a pattern until the latter end of the week. Staying elusive, Roebert reported they never even boated a keeper smallmouth throughout the whole time they spent fishing the lake. Reporting that they caught a lot of what Roebert called "throw backs" or short fish, they stuck to waters that they had caught decent fish on and stayed with these confidence areas of the Lake. They fished "lots or water" as they would tell later on, and that goes to show, as the expression goes, persistence pays off.

Saturday – Day 1 – Day 1 went quite well for the Kentucky twosome. Like our first place winners, they hauled down lake to the Yellow Creek area of the lake. Roebert indicated that they too felt the uneasy company of a lot of boats during the first day due to the other tournament being hosted on the Lake that day. Not to be deterred they stuck to their confidence baits and water to start amassing their first day limit. The team did this by throwing a Mann’s Bait Company 3/8 oz Hank Parker spinner bait. Being familiar with the bait, I asked Roebert if he altered it by switching out blades, or adding anything to it. He responded by telling me that he fished it "straight out of the package", the white plastic trailer that they come with and gold Indiana style blades. They stuck mostly to a white and chartreuse color scheme the whole time regardless of the weather and/or the cloud cover. The areas they keyed in on were the ones where flats would break on long points that had access to slightly deeper water (not real deep) and if it had structure on it such as a stump field. Getting the fish to bite was a matter of "bumping stumps" as Roebert put it. The spinner bait had to be fished slowly, but when you bumped a stump you had to be a little aggressive about "bumping" it off of them. This method too was more along the lines of getting a reaction bite rather that a feeding bite. A slightly different method, on the same part of the lake, but with pretty much the same result….a healthy 5 fish bag to bring to the scales. Isolating water on flats that had stumps on them, the duo amassed a Day 1 weight of 12.91 lbs, putting them in the comfortable position of 3rd place with only 0.08 lbs separating them from the Day 1 leaders….an easy margin to gain on if the fish would just cooperate.

Sunday – Day 2 – Knowing they only had the smallest of margins to overcome to get to the goal of a first place finish at Pickwick Lake, Roebert and Kerry went back to fish the water that had treated them so well the day before. They later reported having an all day bite with no particular part of the day being better than the other. However, they were managing to catch the dreaded "throw backs" and not the one’s that go in the live well. The first few keepers they managed to catch were just barely keepers. They weren’t feeling all that confident, but stayed in the game mentally. Being persistent they kept tossing the spinner bait in the waters they were confident in. That persistence paid off when Kerry Higgins landed Big Bass #2 that weighed in at an impressive 5.41 lbs. Roebert indicated that they were really disappointed in the overall outcome of their day 2 performance and had it not been for Kerry’s big bass they might have only been in the top 10 rather than the 2nd place finishers. That just goes to show how one good fish can "pay" off. And that fished payed off well for these two as they took home $5425.00 for the 2nd place finish and $1,085.00 for the 2nd big bass of Day 2, giving them a grand total of $6510.00.

THIRD PLACE – The 3rd place team of Gene Miller of Sesser, IL and Jeff Farmer of Sesser, IL managed to put together a nice 10 fish limit for the 2-day event. After the first day the duo found themselves in a situation where they were hovering right around the top 20 mark after the Day 1 weigh in. Now most fishermen would have probably been content to make it into that top 25 category, just for the bragging rights. Not the case with these two. As I mentioned previously, Jeff indicated that they felt they had to fish to their strengths. They twosome usually fish Rend Lake there in Central Illinois, so they used their experience from that lake and decided to implement it here in Northern Alabama.

Pre-Fishing – Much like the other top teams, our third place team arrived at the Lake very early in the week. Getting to Pickwick on the Monday prior to the tournament weekend, the team set out to fishing to find water they felt comfortable fishing. They too fished pretty much up and down the Lake throughout the days leading up to the tournament. The lures that brought them success throughout those practice days were an assortment of Bagley’s crank baits, Rattletraps and 6" Berkley power worms in browns and greens. They credit their 3rd place finish to the lessons they learned during those pre-fishing days. The duo really felt that they could have been in a better position if it weren’t for a little misfortune on Day 1. Let’s read on to see how they lost big on Day 1, but made a comeback in a big way on Day 2.

Saturday – Day 1 – Now unlike our top 2 finishers this team decided to pretty much stay in the upper end of the Lake. They fished an area of the Lake called Coffee Slough, which is closer to the tournament take-off marina, to start putting their first day’s limit together. They reported putting a couple of good fish in the live well, when their Day 1 heartbreak happened. As many fishing stories go, "the big one got away". Jeff reported that they felt that they lost he fish was going to cost them a lot when a 3 lb plus fish came unbuttoned while fishing some lay downs. The loss of that fish on Day 1 could have potentially taken the wind out of their sails. But as Jeff indicated they stayed confident and fished to their strengths and managed to put together a nice bag of 5 fish that weighed in at 9.49 lbs, settling them into a very tight field of fishermen that could still potentially make a surge on Day 2 and really do some damage if their "spots" would just pay off.

Sunday – Day 2 – Sometimes when a fisherman or a team loses a quality fish like these two did, it really puts a negative energy in them and that can make a team fall apart. Our third place teams was determined to put that out of their minds, and were equally determined to go out and catch another 5 fish bag to add to their total tournament weight. This twosome like many of the others that I talked to, reported that Day 2 started out quite a bit slower than it had on Day 1. Reflecting back Jeff really thought that the biggest impact on their fishing problems (if you want to call it that) on Day 2 was a significant decrease in current. They felt that the fish they were targeting on Day 1 weren’t staying put and were now roaming. So they changed their game plan a little and roam a little bit more too, but all the while they fished water they felt comfortable fishing and "fished to their strengths". They set about to fishing a variety of structure that could be seen noticeably sticking out of the water or fishing lay downs that extended out into the water along the banks, near docks and other man made structure. Then they came across a spot where some of the lay downs they were looking for were settled up against an old barge that was partially in the water. They made several casts at good-looking spots and really combed the area trying to pick up some more keepers to add to their live well. This was to no avail and the duo was not able to manage pulling a single fish off of any of the targeted structure. Feeling like the spot was just too good looking not to be holding a fish or two, the duo swung back around and decided to fish the spot one more time just to make sure. That confidence in that spot put the First Big Bass of Day 2 in their live well. The 5.70 pounder hit on a 6" Berkley Power Worm in Watermelon Seed. Again, another fine example of how confidence in a spot can have big rewards. The catch of that nice fish helped mend the loss of the 3 plus pounder they lost on Day 1. Looking back Jeff realized that even if the 3 pounder did end up in their live well, it might not have made that much of a difference. That just show’s that you need to be able to shrug off the loss of a fish like that, and stay focused mentally and be determined to try and catch one bigger than the one that got away. That’s just what these two did and they managed to put together a 2-Day total of 20.58 lbs, hurling them from somewhere in the top 20 of the pack all the way to a Third Place finish. Their Third Place finish got the team a check for $2715.00 and with a check for $2,170.00 for the First Big Bass of Day 2; the duo brought home winnings of $4,885.00.

FOURTH PLACE – Our fourth place team winners (Mark Twain Division 3 Top Point Winners and BWSTA MotorGuide Top Point Winners of 2004) made up of Randy Nicks of Union, MO and Jim Duncan of St. Louis, MO also put together a 10 fish limit for the two day Classic event. They reported showing up to pre-fish the Wednesday evening prior to the tournament. This show’s you don’t need to spend a large quantity of time on the lake, but quality time, and learn from the time you’ve got. Like our first place winners the duo blazed down lake and headed for areas such as Indian Creek and Yellow Creek. They noted that they had success on several lures. The most productive baits were crank baits on windblown points and spinner baits through submerged and visible grass. The hot ticket seemed to be burning spinner bait through shallow grass. The team was throwing spinner baits in white and chartreuse with small willow leaf blades. Sound familiar? Randy reported that no time of the day seemed to be better than the other and that the bite seemed to " come and go" all day long. They fished War Eagle, Picasso and BooYah Spinner baits all with the same color patterns. They managed to put together a good limit the first day and found themselves sitting in amongst the top 10. A consistent second day pushed them right into 4th place overall with a two day total of 20.00 lbs even. Their pay out for the fine showing was a check in the amount of $2,170.00 and $2,000.00 in cash and prizes for winning the BWSTA MotorGuide Top Point Team of 2004 and winning over $4,170.00 in cash and prizes.

FIFTH PLACE - I really enjoyed the interview of our fifth place team. This duo has know each other for quite some time and you could even say that they’re the best of friends although you wouldn’t have known that years ago. The 5th place team is comprised of Kenneth Arnold of Odin, IL and Larry Jones of Vandalia, IL. This 5th place duo first met at the Illinois Department of Corrections. Not as inmates, but as co-workers. Larry recalls that they didn’t hit it off too well and I can’t write in this article what he use to call Kenneth all those years ago. One day Kenneth approached Larry about how he felt about the whole situation and from then on the 2 had a totally different opinion of each other. Needless to say they somehow managed to figure out a way to fish together without killing each other. Randy reported arriving to Pickwick the Sunday prior to the tournament and pre-fished all the way through Thursday. They too threw everything at the fish in Pickwick. From Carolina rigged lizards and Gene Larew Hoo-Daddy’s to Bandit crank baits in root beer color to Boo Yah spinner baits in white. Randy recalls that they fished an average of 100 miles round trip each day, including the 2 days of tournament fishing. Now you know they went through some gas. On Day 1 the duo reported catching their limit and culling fish by 9:30, with every single one of their fish coming on white spinner baits only. The difference for these guys who decided to go down Lake is that they are the only ones that really felt that current made a difference at that end of the lake. They brought a nice bag in on Day 1 with 12.99 lbs positioning them in first place. As luck would have it in a 2-day tournament they just couldn’t hold on to that first place berth. The team reported that they culled better quality fish the first day than what they caught on the second. Although they managed to catch a limit the second day, their 5 fish bag weighed a meager 6.84 lbs., barely half of what they had the first day. They finished the tournament with an overall weight of 19.83 lbs, earning them a check for $1,950.00.

Day 1 – Big Bass # 1 – John Pender of St. Charles, MO, caught the first days #1 big bass while fishing a Rebel Pop’ R around the Natchez Trace Bridge area. John reported fishing a shallow stump field adjacent to the point coming out from the bridge by the pilings. The 5.25 lb largemouth nailed his chrome and black back Pop ‘ R, landing a handsome check in the amount of $2,170.00.

Day 1 – Big Bass # 2 – John Kaiser of Macks Creek, MO scored the first days 2nd Big Bass while fishing a Yum Bait Co. tube in pumpkinseed color. John indicated that he caught the 4.69 pounder while fishing shallow boat docks. When he says shallow he’s not kidding. John indicated this pattern was holding well for him until the waters of Pickwick started dropping. The keeper largemouth came out of 2 feet of water on a shallow boat dock. John is sponsored by Bass Cat Bass Boats. He brought home a check in the amount of $1,085.00 for his nice catch.

Day 2 – Big Bass # 1 – Went to Jeff Farmer of Sesser,IL. Jeff caught his 5.70 largemouth while "fishing to his strengths" and pitching 6" Berkley Power Worms at lay downs. Jeff brought home a check of $2,170.00 for his prize catch.

Day 2 – Big Bass # 2 – Went to Kerry Higgins of Almo, KY. Kerry caught his 5.41 largemouth while throwing a white and chartreuse spinner bait in the lower end of the lake. His fish brought him a check in the amount of $1,085.00.

Draw Boat Winners – The team of Aaron Brown of Bloomington, IL and Billy Brown of Taylorville, IL won a fully rigged 2005 Ranger 155VS, 75 HP Mercury Outboard Motor, Garmin Electronics, Wholesale Batteries of Missouri and a MotorGuide Trolling Motor, worth at $18,000.00.

The results of this years competition were very impressive all in all. There were 691 fish weighing in at 1,053.36 lbs (that’s over half a ton of fish……WOW) after Day 1 and 503 fish weighing in at 763.14 lbs for Day 2. 187 teams out of 233 weighed in fish throughout the 2-Day tournament, with 52 teams weighing in 5 fish limit bags for both days.

Many have expressed how much they enjoyed fishing Pickwick Lake this year. You can be sure that Bass World Sport Tournament Association will continue to work at hosting the best fishing tournaments possible and ensuring that one of the most challenging lakes will always be host to the BWSTA Classic. Thanks to everyone who fished with us in 2004, and we hope to see you all back with us for another series of great tournaments at your favorite fishing holes for 2005.

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2004 Team Classic Results All Places

PLACE BOAT DIV TEAM CITY FISH1 FISH2 TOTALF DAY1 DAY2 TOTAL BB1D1 BB2D1 BB1D2 BB2D2
1 169 1 FRANK SINN-CHARLIE BOGARD ST LOUIS-ST CHARLES MO 5 5 10 12.96 11.99 24.95        
2 207 4 ROEBERT SIRESS-K HIGGINS BENTON-ALMO KY 5 5 10 12.91 10.93 23.84     5-41  
3 64 11 JEFF FARMER-GENE MILLER SESSER IL 5 5 10 9.49 11.09 20.58     5.70  
4 4 3 RANDY NICKS-JIM DUNCAN UNION-ST LOUIS MO 5 5 10 10.67 9.33 20.00 2.95      
5 92 8 KENNY ARNOLD-LARRY JONES ODIN-VANDALIA IL 5 5 10 12.99 6.84 19.83        
6 14 16 FRED COX-LAWRENCE FULTON ST CLAIR-BONNE TERRE MO 5 5 10 8.00 11.62 19.62        
7 119 13 SCOTT FORD-RANDY BEARD GENESEO IL 5 5 10 10.22 7.74 17.96        
8 220 12 KEVIN CERNY-RICK WALTA BELLEVILLE IL 5 5 10 10.77 6.76 17.53        
9 74 4 TOM OXFORD-MARK WALLACE ELIZABETHTOWN-ROSICLAR IL 5 5 10 7.26 10.26 17.52 0.00      
10 153 7 RAY JONES-DALE LAWSON MANITO IL 5 5 10 10.79 6.72 17.51        
11 182 1 JEFF GREEN-STAN GREEN OSAGE BEACH-PHILLIPSBG MO 5 5 10 8.81 8.34 17.15        
12 8 12 JEFF FAUST-JASON FAUST TRENTON-SWANSEA IL 5 5 10 7.57 9.45 17.02        
13 203 5 JIM SPRAGUE-DAN PEDERSEN ST CHARLES MO 5 5 10 7.89 8.80 16.69        
14 163 6 DAVE DUNCAN-DENNIS KUBE IMPERIAL-BARNHART MO 5 5 10 8.02 8.65 16.67        
15 6 15 TERRY WOOD-ANDY HAUSER LACROSSE WI 5 5 10 9.86 6.80 16.66        
16 29 12 PAUL & DANNY STRAUSBAUGH WORDEN-HILLSBORO IL 5 5 10 10.08 6.58 16.66        
17 209 4 VAN SIRESS-RONNIE SIRESS BENTON KY 4 4 8 9.87 6.74 16.61        
18 155 2 DANNY JOHNSTON-BOB HELLER WINDSOR-WARSAW MO 5 5 10 6.85 9.68 16.53        
19 32 5 EDDIE KELLY-R CRUTCHER ST LOUIS MO 5 4 9 11.21 5.16 16.37        
20 200 3 JACK HAYS-RALPH KNEPPER HILLSBORO-KIRKWOOD MO 5 5 10 6.52 9.76 16.28        
21 26 11 AARON WEHMEYER-J THOMAS SMITHTON-MT VERNON IL 5 5 10 8.29 7.95 16.24        
22 65 7 KEVIN WELCH-DAN BOWMAN JEFF CITY MO 5 5 10 7.46 8.66 16.12        
23 5 13 CORY PIDDE-M VANKAMPEN MT CARROLL-FULTON IL 5 5 10 7.22 8.81 16.03     2.91  
24 16 7 DON & DENNIS MCFETRIDGE ST CHARLES-ST LOUIS MO 5 5 10 9.13 6.86 15.99 4.58      
25 12 1 SCOTT & MARK STONITSCH CAMDENTON MO 5 5 10 8.46 7.50 15.96 2.89      
26 59 7 MIKE FOREE-DOUG BYRD BEAUFORT-FORISTELL MO 5 3 8 9.50 6.30 15.80 3.84 0.00 3.94  
27 23 3 A TOURNEAR-W CUNNINGHAM QUINCY IL 4 5 9 6.45 9.22 15.67     4.75  
28 139 3 BEN MOSS-LARRY MOSS MOSCOW MILLS MO 5 5 10 5.89 9.74 15.63        
29 222 7 GARY FOREE-JUSTIN FOREE FENTON MO 5 5 10 7.63 7.91 15.54        
30 198 4 GLEN COLLINS-KEITH HARRIS CARRIER MILLS IL 5 4 9 8.48 6.97 15.45        
31 61 5 JOE WALCH-ANDY HEMKENS ARNOLD-OFALLON MO 5 5 10 7.36 8.02 15.38        
32 80 13 TIM JANKE-RANDY SCHUMACHE JANESVILLE WI 5 3 8 9.79 5.16 14.95        
33 154 13 LARRY BARKER-WAYNE MYERS CENTER POINT-CEDAR RAP IA 5 5 10 9.02 5.87 14.89        
34 17 7 LARRY DIVELEY-E RHEINECKE HIGHLAND IL 5 5 5 6.86 7.84 14.70        
35 18 7 LONNIE BOWLIN-SCOTT KIRK W FRANKFORT-SESSER IL 5 5 10 7.77 6.89 14.66        
36 105 7 KEN WISE-BILL TURNER MT OLIVE IL-ST PETERS MO 5 5 10 7.11 7.50 14.61        
37 22 17 GREG COLEMAN-BOB WILLIE BUTLER-TROY IL 5 5 10 6.55 7.97 14.52        
38 95 5 TRENT FOILES-C HILLYARD EDWARDSVILLE-COLLINSVL IL 5 5 10 6.48 8.03 14.51        
39 191 3 DICK FANNING-LARRY DAVIS JACKSONVILLE IL-KAHOKA MO 5 5 10 7.79 6.62 14.41        
40 107 7 M STRICKLAND-D GOESTENKOR STOCKTON MO 5 5 10 6.95 7.32 14.27        
41 66 5 DAVE SMITH-JIM HART HOUSE SPRGS-MANCHESTER MO 5 4 9 8.79 5.32 14.11 3.27      
42 183 7 KEVIN & BRYAN MUELLER ST PAUL-ST PETERS MO 5 5 10 6.33 7.72 14.05        
43 47 5 SCOT FLOYD-JIM FLOYD WENTZVILLE-DEFIANCE MO 5 4 9 7.33 6.70 14.03        
44 83 7 JONC PENDER-JASON TILDEN OFALLON-ST CHARLES MO 5 2 7 11.20 2.82 14.02 5.25      
45 131 4 KERRY BETZ-B J BETZ STONEFORT IL 5 2 7 7.87 6.10 13.97     4.65  
46 174 3 JEFF & RICK STEINMEYER OVERLAND-PERRY MO 5 5 10 8.38 5.56 13.94        
47 48 13 ROBERT DULGAR-SKIP OWENS ROCKFORD IL 5 5 5 7.09 6.83 13.92        
48 50 10 RODNEY LEWIS-JOE ANDERS FENTON-HAZELWOOD MO 5 4 9 7.32 6.48 13.80        
49 51 13 MARK STEIGER-T MATHIAS MILAN-COLONA IL 5 5 10 7.67 6.12 13.79        
50 181 12 STEVE SMITH-SCOTT MOSES SANDOVAL-CENTRALIA IL 5 5 10 6.15 7.61 13.76        
51 115 7 JERRY WALKER-C SCHIMPS ZEIGLER-MULKEYTOWN IL 5 3 8 9.60 4.13 13.73        
52 78 3 ROB JONES-MATT STEWART WASHINGTON-ST CHARLES MO 5 4 9 8.31 5.35 13.66        
53 133 4 ROB GARBE-RONNIE WININGER CALVERT CITY KY 5 5 10 7.96 5.64 13.60        
54 15 5 MONTY & JON C0RDRAY PEVELY MO 5 5 10 8.11 5.30 13.41        
55 85 8 TONY WATERS-SCOT MCINTYRE SPRINGFIELD-MT ZION IL 5 3 8 6.65 6.68 13.33        
56 156 8 AARON BROWN-BILLY BROWN BLOOMINGTON-TAYLORIVLE IL 5 4 9 7.12 6.19 13.31        
57 42 4 JERRY & BILL PENROD NORRIS CITY-HARRISBURG IL 5 5 5 6.60 6.69 13.29        
58 60 7 ERIC-CHRIS MARKOVICH PEORIA HTGS-GRANITE IL 5 5 5 6.93 6.23 13.16        
59 37 7 RICH CAMBLELL-J HAMILTON WARRENSBURG-BLUE SPRGS MO 4 5 9 5.20 7.78 12.98        
60 28 19 HAROLD BUCHMEIER-D HELTON ANNA-JONESBORO IL 5 5 10 5.89 6.96 12.85        
61 46 5 STEVE HOOTS-TOM HOOTS WINCHESTER IL 5 5 10 5.89 6.90 12.79        
62 100 12 ROBERT HAWKINS-JOE SMITH MT VERNON-CENTRALIA IL 5 5 10 10.29 2.45 12.74 3.29 0.00    
63 24 7 EARL-DALE CARVER MARTHASVILLE MO 3 2 5 8.06 4.66 12.72        
64 94 7 WAYNE WERLE-GENE RAGOLSKI LAKE ST LOUIS-ST LOUIS MO 3 5 8 4.61 7.98 12.59        
65 1 17 JON RINDERER-S SAUTMAN HIGHLAND-POCAHONTAS IL 2 5 7 4.42 8.02 12.44        
66 122 11 DAVE MCCORD-NEIL MCCORD W FRANKFORT IL 4 4 8 5.70 6.66 12.36        
67 226 3 SCOTT NAES-PAUL BONUGLI WENTZVILLE-CRESTWOOD MO 4 3 7 6.71 5.60 12.31        
68 124 1 JOHN HANES-JOHN KAISER NELSON-MACKS CREEK MO 5 3 8 8.62 3.68 12.30 4.69      
69 87 3 DAVE STEPHENS-GARY KING FLORISSANT-ST PETERS MO 5 5 10 6.91 5.37 12.28        
70 158 4 SAM GRUBBS-JACOB GRUBBS HARRISBURG IL 5 2 7 7.63 4.63 12.26        
71 36 17 JOE GRAY-JERRAD NOLKMAR BUTLER-HILLSBORO IL 5 5 10 6.76 5.49 12.25        
72 79 11 ANDY LEHMAN-BILL WOODEN BONNIE-MT VERNON IL 4 5 9 4.72 7.41 12.13        
73 101 11 DANIEL DODD-JOHN DODD BENTON-W FRANKFORT IL 5 5 10 5.61 6.33 11.94        
74 31 7 KEVIN STONTISCH-J BLEDSOE CAMDENTON MO 5 5 10 6.14 5.75 11.89        
75 166 12 RANDY GRATER-TOM LOQUASTO ST JACOBS-KEYESPORT IL 4 2 6 7.75 3.94 11.69 4.68 0.00    
76 11 4 BOB WILKAS-ERIC WILKAS THOMPSONVILLE IL 4 5 9 5.46 6.22 11.68        
77 76 7 TOM FUEHNE-MARK FUEHNE ALBERS-TRENTEN IL 3 3 6 6.20 5.37 11.57        
78 136 3 MIKE PHINNEY-BILL HACKER WASHINGTON-LESLIE MO 5 2 7 8.84 2.61 11.45 3.79 0.00    
79 146 7 JR BARRON-DUWAYNE AZOTEA HIGH RIDGE-CURRYVILLE MO 4 5 9 6.15 5.30 11.45        
80 229 3 MIKE BUCHANAN-GARY DYKE ST PETERS-MONTGOMERY C MO 5 2 7 8.73 2.70 11.43        
81 19 7 RICKEY YORK-M DECKARD GATEWOOD-CLINTON MO 5 5 10 5.21 6.20 11.41        
82 10 11 BRETT & BILLYE BOLDREY DIX IL 2 5 7 2.33 8.98 11.31     3.49  
83 63 7 JOHN ARNOLD-JACK HOLMAN WOOD RIVER-BETHALTO IL 5 1 6 8.16 3.13 11.29     3.13  
84 13 8 MIKE & STEVE PECK LOVINGTON-ARTHUR IL 5 5 10 5.18 6.10 11.28        
85 224 7 TONY PINSON-DAVE PINSON BLACKWELL-ARNOLD MO 4 4 8 4.86 6.30 11.16        
86 185 10 ROGER SPRINGS-JOHN ODOM OSAGE BEACH-WILDWOOD MO 5 5 10 5.83 5.29 11.12        
87 219 7 NORMAN & JERRY BARNETT N BLOOMFIED MO-COLLSVL IL 5 3 8 8.13 2.98 11.11        
88 41 7 SAVA GAVRILOVIC-L SPARKS FENTON-SUNRISE BEACH MO 5 4 9 6.16 4.90 11.06        
89 7 10 STEVE SNYDER-DON FARMER NEVADA MO 5 5 10 6.25 4.56 10.81        
90 102 4 MIKE RUSSELL-CODY RUSSELL BENTON KY 5 2 7 7.70 3.07 10.77        
91 58 7 BILL HERRON-BILL BERNET CAMBRIA-CARTERVILLE IL 4 2 6 6.14 4.39 10.53     3.06  
92 113 7 CHRIS & MIKE VIVIANO TROY-OFALLON IL 4 5 9 4.54 5.76 10.30        
93 90 11 T FORSYTHE-D BORCHERDING MT VERNON IL 2 5 7 2.15 8.11 10.26        
94 49 7 JEFF BERNET-DAN MCCLUSKEY CARTERVILLE IL 4 4 8 5.62 4.62 10.24        
95 118 1 ERIC ERICKSON-CHAD STOUT CAMDENTON MO 4 5 9 4.12 5.93 10.05        
96 197 1 TERRY NOLD-ED VITELLA JEFF CITY MO 2 5 7 2.72 7.07 9.79        
97 34 15 WAYNE THESING-AARON BROWN LACRESCENT MN 5 2 7 7.24 2.24 9.48        
98 231 7 JOHN LONG-LEO BUSBEY FLEMINGTON MO 5 2 7 7.15 2.24 9.39        
99 62 7 JIM ODONNELL-G PENTERIS OTTAWA IL-WILLARD MO 3 3 3 4.09 5.19 9.28        
100 44 13 RANDY DOTSON-JEFF REID ELGIN-GENOA IL 1 4 5 2.34 6.72 9.06        
101 215 7 TOM JASPER-DEBBIE JASPER ST CHARLES MO 1 5 6 1.36 7.54 8.90        
102 88 7 LARRY TUBBS-JESSE FORTNEY CEDAR RAPIDS IA 4 2 6 4.60 4.25 8.85        
103 230 7 MIKE JOHNSON-TIM NELSON CHESTERFIELD-ST LOUIS MO 2 4 6 2.12 6.72 8.84        
104 221 7 JEFF BROWN-MIKE ROGERS ELLISVILLE-BALLWIN MO 5 2 7 6.13 2.64 8.77        
105 72 13 TIM LEWIS-BILL LEWIS SENECA IL 3 4 7 3.43 4.90 8.33        
106 165 7 GREG HOFSTETTER-GARY FELD ROBERTSVILLE-PACIFIC MO 5 2 7 5.99 2.31 8.30        
107 108 15 SCOTT LISCHEFSKI-S KNISS MENASHA-NEENAH WI 2 2 4 3.94 4.34 8.28        
108 134 7 BILL ROST-TONY ROST DAHLGREN IL 3 3 6 3.71 4.51 8.22        
109 218 1 DENIS POTTER-BOB ERWIN JEFF CITY-BALLWIN MO 4 0 4 8.09 0.00 8.09        
110 135 3 TONY BRYANT-SCOTT UMFLEET LAKE ST LOUIS MO 0 5 5 0.00 8.05 8.05        
111 30 9 L OSTRANDER-MATT GOLTZ GAYS MILLS WI-MONONA IA 5 0 5 7.89 0.00 7.89        
112 45 7 T MCCORMICK-B STEARMAN GRANITE CTY IL- ST PETER 5 0 5 7.82 0.00 7.82        
113 69 7 RAY DICKENS-FRED KISAK MARION-CARTERVILLE IL 2 5 7 2.16 5.64 7.80        
114 86 7 RICH STEVENS-TOM DAVIS GALATIA-CARTERVILLE IL 5 2 7 5.55 2.10 7.65        
115 196 1 RON DRUMM-DAMON DRUMM MASCOUTAH IL-IMPERIAL MO 2 2 4 4.20 3.45 7.65        
116 217 7 MIKE WILLIAMS-BRIAN UPTON OFALLON-OLD MONROE MO 2 2 4 3.03 4.56 7.59        
117 103 10 DIRK ALLMON-SHAWN BATEMAN SPRINGFIELD-STRAFFORD MO 5 0 5 7.40 0.00 7.40        
118 121 17 A J MENSSEN-ANDY MENSSEN BLOOMINGTON IL 3 2 5 3.71 3.65 7.36        
119 223 7 MIKE HOFSTETTER-T QUALLS COLUMBIA-SWANSEA IL 2 5 7 2.75 4.56 7.31        
120 177 19 DELMAR BULRISON-G PERRY COREVILLE-ANNA IL 5 0 5 7.16 0.00 7.16        
121 228 7 MIKE DITTMAN-ROB SMITH GRANITE CITY-COLLINSVL IL 5 0 5 7.10 0.00 7.10        
122 212 10 LEROY PILCHER- MILO MO 3 1 4 4.97 1.84 6.81        
123 199 7 JOHN CRAWFORD-DAVE DAWSON ST LOUIS-BLACK JACK MO 5 0 5 6.70 0.00 6.70        
124 168 3 DAVID LUCAS-FLOYD MILLER PERRY MO 3 0 3 6.44 0.00 6.44        
125 195 1 MIKE SMITH-DAN SMITH ST CHARLES MO 5 0 5 6.40 0.00 6.40        
126 210 4 RICHARD POE-LINDA PENROD MARION-HARRISBURG IL 5 0 5 6.38 0.00 6.38        
127 152 11 RANDY BANES-BARRY JOY MT VERNON IL 5 0 5 6.33 0.00 6.33        
128 57 7 JERRY DEJOHN-J KOOPMANN OFALLON MO 2 3 5 2.41 3.87 6.28        
129 33 14 RYAN CHRISTOFFER-J MATZ WATERLOO IA 1 2 3 0.93 5.26 6.19        
130 225 7 DON ALLEN-MARK ALLEN JERSEYVILLE IL 5 0 5 6.18 0.00 6.18        
131 205 1 MIKE RUCK-DAVE STOKES LAKE OZARK-ST LOUIS MO 5 0 5 6.09 0.00 6.09        
132 21 20 CHRIS NICHOLS-C HANSEN LENEXA KS-COLUMBIA SC 5 0 5 6.03 0.00 6.03        
133 96 7 SCOTT HARRELL-TOM BONEING ELGIN IL 1 3 4 1.58 4.43 6.01        
134 233 5 ROD VERDUN-DALE GOETTEN ALTON-JERSEYVILLE IL 5 0 5 5.98 0.00 5.98        
135 160 5 RICH STARK-DON STARK WOOD RIVER-GLEN CARBON IL 5 0 5 5.69 0.00 5.69        
136 104 11 JAMES ROST-PAT CREIGHTON DAHLGREN-WAYNE CITY IL 5 0 5 5.61 0.00 5.61        
137 38 7 H TORLUEMKE-R TROTTERMAN HIGHLAND IL-FLORISSANT MO 4 0 4 5.60 0.00 5.60        
138 151 8 DOUG DURBIN-BO BROWN DECATUR IL 4 0 4 5.31 0.00 5.31        
139 52 7 CHUCK AUSTIN-JOSH MERTZ ST CHARLES-WARRENSBURG MO 3 0 3 5.24 0.00 5.24        
140 93 8 GENE COMPTON-M CORDES MATTOON-SULLIVAN IL 5 0 5 5.10 0.00 5.10        
141 70 7 MARK BROODS-BILL GEISLER OFALLON-ST PETERS MO 4 1 5 3.99 1.08 5.07        
142 201 1 JEFF AHART-HEATH SPRATLIN ELDON MO-OVERLAND PARK KS 3 0 3 5.04 0.00 5.04        
143 54 7 MIKE BALFE-DREW RETZ