Smokin 42 BBQ Walks Last at Sumner
The Georgia Barbecue Association was once again a part of the Sumner Egg Festival with the 3rd annual BBQ Blast. While Sumner may be a small town, there is always BIG fun at the festival. The city always rolls out the red carpet for the GBA cook teams, judges & officials.
Smokin 42 BBQ, from nearby Tifton, made sure no other GBA team walked after them in their own backyard with a near perfect (599.7) score in the Loin Finals to get the last call at the Sumner Egg Fest BBQ Blast. The Grand Championship call capped a dominating performance as the “Black Train” also won the Pork category and placed 4th in Ribs.
Phoebe Worth Rib Ticklers made finals in both Pork and Ribs along with a 4th place finish in Loin to claim the Reserve Grand Championship.
Not only was Smokin 42 BBQ just one tick off a perfect score with their Loin finals box, they tallied an identical near perfect score with their preliminary Loin entry. 92 BBQ in just their second GBA contest finished second in the challenging Loin category. Fiddler’s BBQ took third place with Phoebe Worth Rib Ticklers in fourth place. Cooking with Stump claimed 5th place by 0.3 of a point over Smokin AJs’
Smokin 42 took home their second first place trophy of the day in the Pork Category. Phoebe Worth Rib Ticklers was the runner-up. Bubba Grills claimed third place. Smokin AJs got the call for fourth place with 92 BBQ in fifth place. Lightning Strike BBQ finished in the money at sixth place.
Bubba Grills had the best Rib entry of the day. Phoebe Worth Rib Ticklers once again as the runner-up and Lightning Strike BBQ rounded out the top three. Smokin 42 BBQ came in fourth place. Cooking with Stump took fifth place with Fiddler’s BBQ taking home sixth place.
|1||599.7||SMOKIN 42 BBQ||1||599.1||SMOKIN 42 BBQ|
|2||586.2||92 BBQ||2||591.8||PHOEBE WORTH RIB TICKLERS|
|3||584.2||FIDDLERS BBQ||3||590.9||BUBBA GRILLS|
|4||586.6||PHOEBE WORTH RIB TICKLERS||4||588.1||SMOKIN AJS|
|5||583.2||COOKING WITH STUMP||5||587.3||92 BBQ|
|6||582.9||SMOKIN AJS||6||585.9||LIGHTENING STRIKE|
|*7||578.7||BUBBA GRILLS||7||583.9||SWINE TIME|
|*8||578.7||SWINE TIME||8||582.7||COOKING WITH STUMP|
|9||572.6||LIGHTENING STRIKE||9||581.3||DRIVE BY SMOKERS|
|10||569.6||DRIVE BY SMOKERS||10||578.6||FIDDLERS BBQ|
|11||565.1||ALL AMERICAN SMOKERS||11||574.4||H & J BBQ|
|12||563.8||H & J BBQ||12||572.3||ALL AMERICAN SMOKERS|
|2||589.8||PHOEBE WORTH RIB TICKLERS|
|4||591.2||SMOKIN 42 BBQ|
|5||588.5||COOKING WITH STUMP|
|10||577||DRIVE BY SMOKERS|
|11||573||H & J BBQ|
|12||572.4||ALL AMERICAN SMOKERS|
|1||SMOKIN 42 BBQ||591.2||589.9||599.7||1780.8|
|2||PHOEBE WORTH RIB TICKLERS||593.1||594.9||586.6||1774.6|
|6||COOKING WITH STUMP||588.5||582.7||583.2||1754.4|
|10||DRIVE BY SMOKERS||577||581.3||569.6||1727.9|
|11||H & J BBQ||573||574.4||563.8||1711.2|
|12||ALL AMERICAN SMOKERS||572.4||572.3||565.1||1709.8|