Pratt and Crouch win the Christopher J. Robertson “Never Give Up” 3rd Annual Bass Tournament
By Chris Coleman, Channel 3 Outdoors Contributor - bio | email
By Steve Kite, Channel3Outdoors.com Contributor - bio | email
First Place Winners - Tony Crouch and Nick Pratt
Second Place and Overall Big Fish Winners - Ronnie Cross and Mark Triplett
CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) - The duo of Nick Pratt and Tony Crouch from Harrison, TN caught a 3 bass-limit weighing 19.14 lbs. to take the win in this benefit tournament held on Lake Chickamauga at Chester Frost Park on Saturday.
Ronnie Cross and Mark Triplett caught a huge Chickamauga largemouth bass weighting 10.09 lbs. to take big bass of this event and second place.
Seventy-two anglers competed in this cancer benefit tournament which raised over $3,000 dollars including a nice donation from the 1st place team. Nearly every participating team received a nice door prize and food and drinks were free to everyone.
Donations and proceeds from this tournament will go to help with medical, travel, and related expenses for 16 year old Tristin Greer. Tristin, son of a Chattanooga Firefighter, was diagnosed with Stage 4 Neuroblastoma 3 years ago. He is currently undergoing treatment in a trial program which requires regular travel to and from Michigan.
Tournament director Seth Coleman said "Special thanks to the many sponsors of this tournament and to all those who made this event possible'
The top 4 are as follows: 1st - Nick Pratt and Tony Crouch 19.14 lbs. 2nd - Ronnie Cross and Mark Triplett 15.89 lbs. 3rd - Chris Height and Lance Nunley 14.95 lbs. 4th - Brian Wood and Tiffany Howard 12.32 lbs.