BASS Central

GROVE, Okla. — Saturday’s final top 5 in Boater and Nonboater divisions from the three-day Bassmaster Central Open No. 3 held on Grand Lake o’ the Cherokees with anglers, their hometowns, number of bass weighed in parentheses (5-bass daily limit in Boater; 3-fish daily limit in Nonboater), total catch weight in pounds and ounces and winnings. Also big-bass winners and Louisiana anglers weighing a fish in both divisions. Only the top 12 advanced to Saturday’s final among the 182 anglers in each division (ties broken by heaviest bass):

Boater Division

Top 5: 1, James Elam, Tulsa, Oklahoma (15) 36 pounds, 14 ounces, $53,265. 2, Casey Scanlon, Lenexa, Kansas (15) 36-4, $18,443. 3, Masayuki Matsushita, Tokoname-Shi, Japan (15) 35-7, $13,832. 4, Toby Hartsell, Afton, Oklahoma (13) 34-10, $12,376. 5, Allan Nail, Sand Springs, Oklahoma (12) 33-10, $10,799.

Phoenix Boats Big Bass: John Garrett, Union City, Ttennessee, 5-14, $750.

Louisiana anglers: 15, Darold Gleason, Many (10) 22-0, $3,033. 21, William Walker, Jena (9) 20-4, $3,033. 26, Chris Babin, Raceland (8) 19-3, $2,669. 29, B.J. Usie, Houma (8) 19-0, $2,669. 42, Matthew Loetscher, Many (8) 16-15.

43, Troy O’Rourke, Natchitoches (8) 16-9. 49, Billy Billeaud, Lafayette (7) 15-13. 68, Tyler Rivet, Raceland (7) 13-8. 78, Wade Leblanc, Gonzales (7) 12-7. 81, Ryan Lavigne, Gonzales (5) 11-14.

93, Gary Vining, Morgan City (4) 10-2. 95, Kylie Sparks, Denham Spgs (5) 10-1. 109, Brooks Forsyth, Hester (5) 9-6. 123, Logan Latuso, Gonzales (3) 7-14. 126, Quentin Cappo, Prairieville (4) 7-10.

152, Wayne Murray, Baton Rouge (2) 4-4. 157, Chad Murray, Vidalia (2) 3-9. 160, Matthew Delaney, Pollock (1) 3-3. 163, Mark Jenkins, Ville Platte (2) 2-7. 164, Scott Bonvillain, Lake Charles (2) 2-3. 170, RJ Chandler Jr., Vinton (1) 1-9.

Nonboater Division

Top 5: 1, Steve Tennison, Lexington, Oklahoma (9) 20-9, $30,000. 2, Will Major, Port Allen, Louisiana (7) 18-10, $5,945. 3, Noel Allen Jr., Brandon, Mississippi (6) 16-8, $4,489. 4, Jody Hughes, Gravois Mills, Missouri (6) 16-3, $3,033. 5, Joe Lee, Grand Prairie, Texas (7) 15-15, $2,791.

Phoenix Boats Big Bass: Joe Gammell, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, 5-0, $250.

Louisiana anglers: 7, Jimmy Charbonnet, Saint Amant (8) 13-11, $2,548. 12, Blaine Sparks, Denham Springs (5) 10-6, $1,699. 19, Stephen Mitchell, Jonesville (4) 9-1, $728. 21, Heath Guillotte, Morgan City (3) 8-13, $516. 46, Dakota Sparks, Denham Springs (3) 5-11. 67, Rusty Cappo, Prairieville (2) 5-1.

70, Dustin Wellman, DeRidder (2) 4-15. 71, Larry Beauboeuf, Bossier City (3) 4-15. 73, Blake Canella, Plaquemine (2) 4-14. 83, Chance Arceneaux, Lake Charles (2) 4-5. 89, Robert Lovell, West Monroe (2) 4-0. 90, William McNutt II, Bossier City (2) 3-14.

93, Brian Murphy, Sulphur (2) 3-13. 108, Rudy Rudisill, Bossier City (1) 2-12. 128, Michael Blanchard, Baton Rouge (1) 1-11. 131 (tie), Joshua Ortego, Ville Platte (1) & John Roberson, Shreveport (1) 1-10. 137, Vernon Cooksey, Bossier City (1) 1-9.