Rescue Smokers Defies the Odds to Take Grand at Wiggle & Twist
When the preliminary rounds ended at Johnson County Co Wiggle & Twist, the odds were stacked against Robby Royal of Rescue Smokers. Newly crowned GBA State Champion Gary Lanton & Holy Smokes made finals in all three categories. Top 5 teams, Southern Hogs & Real South BBQ had made finals in 2 categories. Another top contender, Captain Jack’s Freedom BBQ Team had finaled in Ribs. Royal made finals in Loin which, oh by the way, Holy Smokes has just scored perfect 600 in the preliminaries. Robby put the Rescue Style mojo on his finals entry and walked last as Grand Champion.
Holy Smokes recorded scores of 600, 599.1 & 599.4 in the preliminary rounds for a cumulative total of 1798.5 (out of a possible 1800) to win the Reserve Grand Champion award.
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Following Rescue Smokers in Loin were Holy Smokes in second & Southern Hogs in third place. Holy Smokes won Pulled Pork with Real South BBQ as runner up. Southern Hogs again took 3rd place. It was Holy Smokes got their second category win in Ribs. Real South BBQ walked again in 2nd place and Captain Jacks Freedom BBQ Team rounded out the top three.
The GBA salutes Ms Betty Williamson, the Johnson Co Chamber of Commerce and all the may voluteers and sponsors for a job well done.
|1||598.3||RESCUE SMOKERS||1||597.1||HOLY SMOKES||1||596.5||HOLY SMOKES|
|2||596.3||HOLY SMOKES||2||596||REAL SOUTH||2||594.7||REAL SOUTH|
|3||589.1||SOUTHERN HOGS||3||590.7||SOUTHERN HOGS||3||593.5||CAPTAIN JACKS FREEDOM BBQ|
|4||594.2||92 BBQ ASSASSIN SMOKERS||4||592.2||92 BBQ ASSASSIN SMOKERS||4||594.9||RAGING SMOKE BBQ|
|5||592.2||THE GRILLMAN BBQ||5||590.5||HOOTIE Q||5||594.8||92 BBQ ASSASSIN SMOKERS|
|6||590.5||BIG JON’S BBQ||6||589.7||RESCUE SMOKERS||6||589.6||BIG JON’S BBQ|
|7||585.9||OLD HENRYS BBQ||7||588.4||BIG JON’S BBQ||7||588.5||OLD HENRYS BBQ|
|8||584.9||HOOTIE Q||8||586.5||CAPTAIN JACKS FREEDOM BBQ TEAM||8||584.6||RESCUE SMOKERS|
|9||582.3||REAL SOUTH BBQ||9||586.4||THE GRILLMAN BBQ||9||581.7||THE GRILLMAN BBQ|
|10||577.5||JUST SMOKE N AROUND||10||578.7||OLD HENRYS BBQ||10||580.3||SOUTHERN HOGS|
|11||572.1||CAPTAIN JACKS FREEDOM BBQ TEAM||11||576||RAGING SMOKE BBQ||11||579.7||HOOTIE Q|
|12||565.4||RAGING SMOKE BBQ||12||571.4||JUST SMOKE N AROUND||12||569.6||JUST SMOKE N AROUND|
|13||557.9||TANNER TIMBER HARVESTING SMOKEHOUSE CREW||13||571.1||TANNER TIMBER HARVESTING SMOKEHOUSE CREW||13||567.2||TANNER TIMBER HARVESTING SMOKEHOUSE CREW|
|Reserve Champion Scores||Loin||Pulled||Ribs||Total|
|2||92 BBQ ASSASSIN SMOKERS||594.2||592.2||594.8||1781.2|
|3||REAL SOUTH BBQ||582.3||595.1||599.7||1777.1|
|6||BIG JON’S BBQ||590.5||588.4||589.6||1768.5|
|7||THE GRILLMAN BBQ||592.2||586.4||581.7||1760.3|
|9||CAPTAIN JACKS FREEDOM BBQ TEAM||572.1||586.5||596.4||1755.0|
|10||OLD HENRYS BBQ||585.9||578.7||588.5||1753.1|
|11||RAGING SMOKE BBQ||565.4||576.0||594.9||1736.3|
|12||JUST SMOKE N AROUND||577.5||571.4||569.6||1718.5|
|13||TANNER TIMBER HARVESTING SMOKEHOUSE CREW||557.9||571.1||567.2||1696.2|