4th Annual EMS Week Bass Tournament Results

Monday, May 19, 2014
Big Fish winner, Dan Maxwell and his son, Haden
Big Fish winner, Dan Maxwell and his son, Haden
- photo by Shelia Cannon

Here are the results from the fourth annual EMS Week Bass Tournament held Monday at Chester Frost Park:

Big Fish: Dan Maxwell (HCEMS)  5.62 lbs.

1st Place: Ben Bradley and Nick Pratt, Chattanooga Fire Department  17.

05 lbs
2nd Place: Jamie Willis and Chris Coffee,Chattanooga Police Department    15.23 lbs.
3rd Place: Charles & Nathan Bates, HCSO    15.17 lbs.
4th Place: Kevin Lewis (HCEMS) and John Ingram   15.13 lbs.
5th Place: Anthony Nash and Bryan Madewell:  15.04 lbs.
6th Place: Chad Regal and Ray Brodie:   14.86 lbs.
7th Place: John Meadows and Kyle Duccan: 14.11 lbs.
8th Place: Jeff and Blake Gibson: 13.52 lbs.
9th Place: Jamie Powell and Heath Morton: 13.14 lbs.
10th Place: Steve Taylor and Jack Floyd: 12:41 lbs.
11th Place: Vickie and Shawn Slaughter: 9.36 lbs.
12th Place: Chris Gilmore and Jake Weddington: 9.33 lbs.
13th Place: Scott Powell and Wade Batson: 9.12 lbs.
14th Place: Dan Broom and Mike James: 8.06 lbs.
15th Place: Allen Morris and Clarence Rogers: 7.69 lbs.
16th Place: Dan Maxwell and Marc Puglise: 7.67 lbs.
17th Place: Ken Bingham and Jody Clift: 7.60 lbs.
18th Place: Adam Cagle and Brett Taylor: 5.08 lbs.
19th Place: Kenny Ecestine and John Tyler: 4.62 lbs

There were 40 boats that came from as far as Warren County, Tn., to Trenton.

First Place
First Place
- Photo2 by Shelia Cannon

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