Faber Continues to Lead Southwest Divisional After Day 2
Going into the final day of the Southwest Division Championship on Lake Powell in Utah, Ty Faber of the New Mexico Team holds almost a two pound lead. Today he turned in 12-13 pounds, for a two day total of 28-09 pounds. Travis Graham of Utah, held his own today also, with a good limit that weighed 12-07 pounds to give him 26-12 pounds entering Friday. One pound behind him, in third, is Evan Buchanan, from New Mexico. He weighed in the biggest bag on Thursday, with a good 13-13 pound limit. Fourth place belongs to Arizona’s Jon Griffith. Today he had 10-05 pounds for a total of 25-09 pounds. Fifth place is Timmy Wells from California. He brought the second largest sack to the scales today with 12-14 pounds to make his total 25-03 pounds, heading into Friday.
California’s Ron Red Sr. claimed big bass honors on Thursday, with a nice 4-00 pound lunker. For Thursday, the angler’s turned in 311 fish for a total weight of 554-14 pounds. Once again there were multiple limits, as all but three angler’s weighed at least one fish and 53 angler’s turned in a limit on Thursday.
In the state to state competition, California continues to defend their title very well. They have accumulated 225-10 pounds over the first two days. It is pretty tight after that. New Mexico stands at 198-10 pounds. Colorado has 192-09 pounds. Utah amassed 187-15 pounds. Arizona has captured 183-10 pounds and Nevada stands at 175-13 pounds.
After tomorrow, the top two angler’s from each of the six states will advance to the 2017 TBF Federation National Championship next spring.
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2 Day Overall Leaders:
1st Pl Ty Faber/ NM 2nd Pl Travis Graham/ UT
3rd Pl Evan Buchanan NM 4th Pl Jon Griffith AZ
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