Two in a Row for 92 BBQ/Assassin Smokers
Brad Sweet has partnered up with Jeff Conley of Assassin Smokers and it looks like an unbeatable combination at the start of the Georgia Barbecue Association’s 2014-2015 season. 92 BBQ/Assassin Smokers made the finals in all three categories for the second straight contest at the Grande Creek Pig Jam. The contest is held at a great venue — the Georgia Sports Arena in Swainsboro, GA. The team’s Loin entry in the finals was the top scoring box in the round to win a second straight Grand Championship.
Gary & Dionne Lanton of Holy Smokes returned to competition BBQ after a year layoff and the Dublin based team picked up right where they left off. Holy Smokes scored a perfect 600 in the preliminary round of Ribs. The also turned in the top entry in the finals Ribs round along with a 3rd place finish in Pulled Pork and 6th place finish in Loin to capture the Reserve Championship.
92 BBQ/Assassin Smokers lead the way in Pork Loin with Smokin Butts Pit Crew in second place. Bubba Grills finished third. Lawdawg BBQ took fourth place with Bones Grill Shack in fifth Sixth place went to Holy Smokes and seventh place went to Real South BBQ In eighth place was Bethel Smokers. Ninth place went to Old Henry BBQ and Smokin Squealers took tenth place.
92 BBQ/Assassin Smokers also won the Pulled Pork category. Bethel Smokers was the runner up with Holy Smokes in third place. Smokin Butts Pit Crew grabbed the fourth spot and Southern Hoggs took fifth place. Sixth place went to Lawdawg BBQ and seventh place went to Bubba Grills. Rounding out the top ten were Smokin’ J’s, Real South BBQ and Smokin’ Squealers.
Holy Smokes followed up the perfect 600 score in the Ribs preliminary round with a 597 score in the final round to win the category. Bubba Grills was second with 92 BBQ/Assassin Smokers in third place. Smokin Squealers took fourth place and Smokin Butts Pit Crew finished up their strong for the contest with a 5th place finish in Ribs. Old Henry BBQ walked with the 6th place call followed by Lawdawg BBQ in seventh. Bethel Smokers, Real South BBQ & Bones Grill Shack finished eighth, ninth & tenth respectively.
The GBA thanks Jeremy Faircloth and all the staff at the Georgia Sports Arena for a great job at one of the Associations favorite locations. The next stop on the GBA trail will be the Doc Holiday BBQ Championship in Griffin, GA on Sept 26-27. Full results below:
|1||598.3||92 BBQ/Assassin Smokers||1||595||92 BBQ/Assassin Smokers|
|2||592.3||Smokin Butts Pit Crew||2||594.7||Bethel Smokers|
|3||590.4||Bubba Grills||3||592.3||Holy Smokes|
|4||591.1||Law Dawg BBQ||4||587.6||Smokin Butts Pit Crew|
|5||586.3||Bones Grill Shack||5||585||Southern Hoggs|
|6||581.7||Holy Smokes||6||583.6||Law Dawg BBQ|
|7||581.2||Real South||7||579.2||Bubba Grills|
|8||580.9||Bethel Smokers||8||578.6||Smokin J’s|
|9||580||Old Henry||9||575.7||Real South|
|10||572||Smokin Squealers||10||574.4||Smokin Squealers|
|11||567.2||Southern Hoggs||11||573.4||Bones Grill Shack|
|12||563.5||TB’s BBQ||12||572.3||Old Henry|
|13||559.5||Smokin J’s||13||568.3||TB’s BBQ|
|3||591.6||92 BBQ/Assassin Smokers|
|5||585||Smokin Butts Pit Crew|
|7||583.9||Law Dawg BBQ|
|9||580.9||Bones Grill Shack|
|1||92 BBQ/Assassin Smokers||599.4||591.4||591.6||1782.4|
|4||Smokin Butts Pit Crew||592.4||587.6||585||1765|
|5||Law Dawg BBQ||591.1||583.6||583.9||1758.6|
|7||Bones Grill Shack||586.3||573.4||580.9||1740.6|