Buddy Bass Tournament and Kids Fishing Derby results released

BELPRE — Winners have been announced in the Belpre Homecoming 2017 Buddy Bass Tournament and Kids Fishing Derby.

The sponsors are the Frontier Bassmasters and the Belpre Area Chamber of Commerce.

Results are:

* Kids Tournament 6 and under age group: 1st place, Beau Durst; 2nd place, Serenity Bishop; 3rd place, Autumn Bishop; 4th place, Bryla Dowler; 5th place, Jaden Lee.

* 7-10 age group: 1st place, Drake Gillian; 2nd place, Skeet Collins; 3rd place, Carson Barringer; 4th place, Peyton Henniger; 5th place, Hunter Forrider.

* 11-14 age group: 1st place, Dylan Powell; 2nd place, Adin Johnson; 3rd place, Jairon Stiff; 4th place, Jocelyn Blair; 5th place, Jackson Wingrove.

* Men and Women’s Bass Tournament: 1st place, Jessie Harmon and Aaron Lucas, 12 lbs. 1 oz.; 2nd place, Brad Billeter and Josh Ankrom, 9 pounds 7 ounces; 3rd place, Mike Lockhart and Keith Davis, 9 pounds 3 ounces.; 4th place, Tony Waush and Brendt Osborne, 8 pounds 15 ounces., 5th place Casey Coffey and Kobe Thompson, 8 pounds 8 ounces.; 6th place, Danny Rose and Mark Minear, 8 pounds 7 ounces., 7th place, Bruce and Patrick Johnson 8 pounds 6 ounces.; 8th place, Terry and Candace Thompkins, 8pounds 3.9 ounces.; 9th place, Todd and Logan Nichols, 8 pounds 3.6 ounces.; 10th place, Joseph and Joe Mitchem, 8pounds 1 oz.; 11th place, Shayne and Ben Lockhart, 8 pounds O ounces.; 12th place, Brian Rose and Rick Greathouse, 7 pounds 12.3 ounces.; and 13th place, Butch Golden and Bob Smith, 7 pounds 12.1 ounces.

The Tournament and Derby were presented during the 85th Belpre Homecoming and sponsored by Polymer Services of Ohio LLC. The event was held Aug. 5 and offered $2,500 in guaranteed cash prizes. “Big Bass 1” prize was provided by Wright’s Riverside Marine and Blair Construction. “Big Bass 2” prize of $100 was provided by Legendary Hilltop Speedway. Trophies were provided by Swarzel Marine and D and D Trophies.

Additional sponsors of the tournament were Blair Construction, Backlash Baits, Broughton’s Dairy, Constitution Bait and Tackle, D and D Trophies and T’s, Hornbeck’s Bait, n, Tackle, Insulator Local 80, Kraton Company of Belpre, Kroger of Belpre, Lemon and Barrett’s ATV, Marlow Fisheries, McDonald’s of Belpre, Joe and Joseph Mitchem-ORBT, ODNR–Eric Bear and Sean Landon, Ohio River Outdoors–Doug Tingler, Pro Tackle Crafters, Schwarzel Marine, 7 Rivers Marine–Johnathan Thompson, State Farm Chuck Noffsinger of Vienna, VFW 1212 of Parkersburg, Wingrove Jewelers and Wright’s Riverside Marine.