BASSMASTER CLASSIC REPORT

TULSA, Okla. — Friday’s first-round results from the 43nd Bassmaster Classic held out on the Grand Lake o’ the Cherokees with anglers, their hometowns, number of bass weighed in parentheses (five-bass limit) and total weight in pounds and ounces. Also included is Friday’s Big-Bass winner:

RESULTS: 1, (tie) Michael Iaconelli, Pittsgrove, N.J. (5) & Cliff Pace, Petal, Miss. (5) 21 pounds, 8 ounces. 3, Hank Cherry, Maiden, N.C. (5) 20-15. 4, Kevin VanDam, Kalamazoo, Mich. (5) 19-12. 5, Tracy Adams, Wilkesboro, N.C. (5) 19-10.

6, Jason Christie, Park Hill, Okla. (5) 18-12. 7, Jonathan Carter, South Portland, Maine (5) 18-11. 8, Marty Robinson, Lyman, S.C. (5) 18-8. 9, Mike McClelland, Belle Vista, Ark. (5) 17-15.10, Edwin Evers, Talaha, Okla. (5) 16-13.

11, Brandon Palaniuk, Rathdrum, Idaho (5) 16-10. 12, Ott Defoe, Knoxville, Tenn. (5) 16-2. 13, Jonathan VanDam, Kalamazoo, Mich. (5) 16-1. 14, Shaw Grigsby, Gainesville, Fla. (5) 15-15. 15, Mark Davis, Mount Ida, Ark. (5) 15-11.

16, Bobby Lane, Lakeland, Fla. (5) 15-7. 17, Randy Howell, Springville, Ala. (5) 14-15. 18, Greg Hackney, Gonzales (5) 14-14. 19, Joshua Wagy, Dewitt, Va. (5) 14-6. 20, John Crews, Salem, Va. (5) 13-10.

21, Mark Dove, North Vernon, Ind. (5) 13-8. 22, Dean Rojas, Lake Havasu City, Ariz. (5) 13-0. 23, Boyd Duckett, Demopolis, Ala. (5) 12-11. 24, (tie) Todd Faircloth, Jasper, Texas (5) & Bill Lowen, Brookville, Ind. (5) 12-5.

26, Alton Jones, Waco, Texas (5) 12-1. 27, Tommy Biffle, Wagoner, Okla. (5) & Ish Monroe, Hughson, Calif. (4) 12-0. 29, Gerald Swindle, Warrior, Ala. (5) 11-12. 30, Gerry Jouste, Harare, Zimbabwe (4) 11-4.

31, Matt Herren, Trussville, Ala. (5) 11-0. 32, Jeremy Starks, Scott Depot, W.Va. (5) 10-14. 33, Jared Lintner, Arroyo Grande, Calif. (5) 10-13. 34, Brent Chapman, Lake Quivera, Kan. (5) 10-1. 35, Nate Wellman, Newaygo, Mich. (5) 9-13.

36, Takahiro Omari, Emory, Texas (5) 9-8. 37, Casey Scanlon, Lenexa, Kan. (5) 9-2. 38, Pete Gluszek, Franklinville, N.J., (5) 8-12. 39, Jason Quinn, York, S.C. (4) 8-5. 40, Cliff Prince, Palatka, Fla. (3) 7-8.

41, Yusuke Miyazaki, Mineola, Texas (4) 7-7. 42, Mark Pierce, Clarksville, Tenn. (1) 7-4. 43, Aaron Martens, Leeds, Ala. (3) 6-12. 44, Skeet Reese, Auburn, Calif. (2) 6-9. 45, Brandon Card, Caryville, Tenn. (2) 6-6.

46, Terry Scroggins, San Mateo, Fla. (4) 6-5. 47, David Walker, Sevierville, Tenn. (3) 5-14. 48, (tie) Albert Collins, Nacogdoches, Texas (2) & Matt Lee, Vinemont, Ala. (2) 4-15. 50, Russ Lane, Prattville, Ala. (1) 2-7. 51, Andy Bravence, Globa, Ariz. (1) 1-8. 52, Jared Knuth, Wahoo, Neb. (1) 1-4. 53, Chris Lane, Guntersville, Ala., failed to weigh.

BIG BASS: Mark Pierce, 7 pounds, 4 ounces.