Baldwin wins BFL, Kerr Lake

Chris Baldwin of Lexington, N.C., caught a five-bass limit weighing 16 pounds, 1 ounce Saturday to win $6,541 in the FLW BFL Piedmont Division tournament on Kerr Lake.

The remaining top 10 anglers were:

2nd: Sam Westbrook, Hopewell, Va., five bass, 15-5, $2,270 3rd: Mike Hicks, Goochland, Va., five bass, 14-14, $1,514 4th: Sammy Creech, Kenly, N.C., five bass, 14-12, $1,060 5th: Mark Cooper, Collinsville, Va., five bass, 14-6, $908 6th: Junior Allen, Biscoe, N.C., five bass, 14-5, $1,833 7th: Paul Rigsbee, Durham, N.C., five bass, 14-2, $757 8th: Cavin Young, Prince George, Va., five bass, 14-1, $681 9th: Mark Herndon, Bahama, N.C., five bass, 13-15, $605 10th: Carl Ward, Durham, N.C., five bass, 13-3, $530

Jerry Cross of Southern Pines, N.C., caught a five-bass limit weighing 12 pounds, 1 ounce Saturday to win $2,197 in the FLW BFL Piedmont Co-angler Division on Kerr Lake.

The remaining top 10 co-anglers were:

2nd: Orlando Giles, Lexington, N.C., five bass, 10-13, $1,098 3rd: Matthew Jennings, Suffolk, Va., four bass, 10-7, $733 4th: T.J. Delcourt, Charlotte, N.C., five bass, 9-11, $513 5th: Michael Nelms, Hartwood, Va., five bass, 9-7, $439 6th: James Howerton, Danville, Va., five bass, 9-5, $403 7th: Jason Lytton, Pulaski, Va., five bass, 9-2, $366 8th: Branden Roper, Raleigh, N.C., four bass, 8-14, $330 9th: Arthur Ferguson, Lexington, N.C., five bass, 8-8, $293 10th: Paul Reich, Sanford, N.C., five bass, 8-5, $256

The next BFL Piedmont Division tournament is scheduled for May 22 at High Rock Lake in Salisbury, N.C. After the fifth Piedmont Division tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Regional Championship at the Potomac River in Woodbridge, Va., Oct. 7-9 for a chance to win a 198VX Ranger boat with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Yamaha outboard and a Chevy pick-up, co-anglers will fish for a new Ranger 198VX.

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