Kaw Fest winners announced
Ponca City Now - June 30, 2016 1:08 pm
Winners of the KawFest Bass Fishing Tournament, Boat Poker Run, Sand Volleyball Tournament, Horseshoe Pitching Tournament and Pork Cook-off were announced at the conclusion of KawFest on June 25 at Sandy Beach on Kaw Lake.
The KawFest Bass Fishing Tournament had three winners, plus Big Bass and a special cash pot drawing.
First place with 10 pounds, 5.5 ounces, was the team of Aaron Short and Paidon Cook, earning a payout of $100.
Second place was the father-son team of Kirk and Colziah Jones with 8 pounds, 11.5 ounces, earning $75.
Third place was the team of Stephen Leven and Tregan Woolley, with a total of 2 pounds, 1.3 ounces, for a payout of $50.
Big Bass was the team of Kirk and Colziah Jones. Stephen Leven won the special Cash Pot Drawing.
Saturday afternoon boats cruised around Kaw Lake, with boaters playing their best poker hand. Starting at the McFadden Cove Marina there were stops at Sarge Creek Cove, Pioneer Cove Marina and Osage Cove. The run ended at Sandy Beach.
Winner was Mike Weber, of Blackwell, with best hand. Worst hand was Kevin Stacy, of Lamont. Tyler Palmer, Turpin won the 50/50 pot.
First place team in the KawFest Horseshoe Pitching Contest was Claude and Jay Langley, with Greg and Bret Smith coming in second.
Saturday afternoon, the team of We Can Keep It up battled the team of Kittiman Block Party.
First place was won by the Kittitian Block Party team, including Erica Miller, Scott Miller, Matthew Custis, Patrick Courson and Casey Wollanhgk. Second place was We Can Keep It Up including Talby McClure, Ashleigh Hawkins, Katelyn Hadlock and Brittany Sranxman.
The day ended with the announcement of winners in the Pork Cook-off as selected by those purchasing a tasting kit.
First place was the Triangle S Team aka the Smith Brothers. Second place was the Low Life Mitchells, led by Wayne Ray Mitchell, and third Flamin’ Rays led by Ray Espinosa.
Throughout the afternoon people enjoyed music by local band Funk Da Fied.
KawFest co-chairmen were Natascha Holloway and Sheila Jackson.
Sponsors for KawFest 2016 were Platinum-Kaw SouthWind Casino; Band-The Fox; Silver-First National Bank of Oklahoma, McFadden Cove Marina, The Boat House; Bronze-Grant County Bank, Support Community Lifestyles and Paladin Apartments.