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Amory native wins national bass federation tournament semifinals

Wayne Parrish, center, won the Mississippi Bass Federation semifinals on Sunday at the Scarlet Pearl Casino.
Wayne Parrish, center, won the Mississippi Bass Federation semifinals on Sunday at the Scarlet Pearl Casino. Mississippi Bass Federation

Wayne Parrish won the District 4 National Bass Federation Tournament semifinals on Sunday at the Scarlet Pearl Casino  Resort in D’Iberville.

Parrish’s two-day total weight of bass was 14.50, slightly better than Mark Gwin’s 13.28. Edwin Gregory was third at 12.39.

Parrish is a Amory native.

In the individual competition for co-anglers, David Salter of Alabama was first with a two day total of 10.64. Justin McKee and David Reiland, both from Mississippi, were second and third, at 7.73 and 7.45, respectively.

James Jones: 228-896-2320, @_jkjones

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