Morgan Wins Knockout Round at St. Clair Shores

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Morgan Wins Knockout Round at St. Clair Shores

ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich. – Pro Andy Morgan of Dayton, Tennessee, boated 28 scorable largemouth bass Tuesday weighing 93 pounds, 1 ounce to win the Knockout Round and advance to the final day of competition at the Major League Fishing (MLF) Bass Pro Tour CarParts.com Stage Seven at Lake St. Clair Presented by Covercraft in St. Clair Shores, Michigan.  The final 10 anglers are now set, and competition will resume Wednesday morning with the Championship Round. Weights are zeroed, and the angler that catches the most weight will win the top prize of $100,000.

The six-day tournament, hosted by Macomb County, St. Clair Shores and the Detroit Sports Commission, features 80 of the top pro bass-fishing anglers from around the world competing for a purse of $805,000, including a top cash prize of $100,000 to the winner.

The top eight pros from Tuesday’s Knockout Round that will compete in Wednesday’s Championship Round on Lake St. Clair are:

1st:          Andy Morgan, Dayton, Tenn., 28 bass, 93-1
2nd:         Fred Roumbanis, Russellville, Ark., 23 bass, 70-4
3rd:         David Dudley, Lynchburg, Va., 23 bass, 69-3
4th:         Scott Dobson, Clarkston, Mich., 23 bass, 68-4
5th:         Jacob Wheeler, Harrison, Tenn., 26 bass, 67-1
6th:         Gary Klein, Mingus, Texas, 20 bass, 62-0
7th:         Alton Jones Jr., Waco, Texas, 23 bass, 60-7
8th:         Adrian Avena, Vineland, N.J., 20 bass, 58-1

They’ll be joined by Qualifying Round Winners:

Group A:              Michael Neal, Dayton, Tenn.
Group B:              Wesley Strader, Spring City, Tenn.

Full results for the entire field can be found at MajorLeagueFishing.com.