WILLIAMSON COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - Two Williamson County men and their teammates won big at the Rodney J. Brenner Memorial Buddy Bass Tournament on Saturday.
Billy Dean of Johnson City, Ill. and his teammate Vernon Williams of Pittsburg, Ill. won second place and $2,250 for their 16.136 catch.
Jon Schoonover of Carterville, Ill. and his teammate, Dan Kahrhoff of Breese, Ill. took fourth place and $750 for their 15.095 catch. They also won second place and $198 in the Big Bass Competition with a 4.735-pound fish.
Other winners include:
- 1st place ($3,250) - Rick Byrnes of Tamaroa, Ill. and Bill Penrod of Eldorado, Ill., weighed in at 16.67 pounds overall
- 3rd place ($1,250) - Ronnie Siress of Benton, Ky.