Championship Saturday weigh-in

The final weigh-in of the Bass Pro Shops Northern Open #2 on the James River kicks off at the Bass Pro Shops in Ashland, Va.
Photo: Ronnie Moore - The final weigh-in of the Bass Pro Shops Northern Open #2 on the James River kicks off at the Bass Pro Shops in Ashland, Va.
Lavar James, co-angler (6th, 17-14)
Photo: Ronnie Moore - Lavar James, co-angler (6th, 17-14)
Cody Pike (11th, 35-3)
Photo: Ronnie Moore - Cody Pike (11th, 35-3)
EJ Thomas, co-angler
Photo: Ronnie Moore - EJ Thomas, co-angler
Former Carhartt College Series Champion Jake Whitaker heads to the stage.
Photo: Ronnie Moore - Former Carhartt College Series Champion Jake Whitaker heads to the stage.
Jake Whitaker (10th, 35-11)
Photo: Ronnie Moore - Jake Whitaker (10th, 35-11)
Seiji Kato (9th, 36-11)
Photo: Ronnie Moore - Seiji Kato (9th, 36-11)
Jim Miller, co-angler (4th, 18-13)
Photo: Ronnie Moore - Jim Miller, co-angler (4th, 18-13)
Rick Morris gives a thumbs' up for his big bag!
Photo: Ronnie Moore - Rick Morris gives a thumbs' up for his big bag!
Rick Morris (1st, 43-15)
Photo: Ronnie Moore - Rick Morris (1st, 43-15)
Cameron Smith (8th, 36-11)
Photo: Ronnie Moore - Cameron Smith (8th, 36-11)
Aaron Bartlett, co-angler (5th, 18-8)
Photo: Ronnie Moore - Aaron Bartlett, co-angler (5th, 18-8)
Carl Jocumsen (7th, 37-2)
Photo: Ronnie Moore - Carl Jocumsen (7th, 37-2)
Brian Durham, co-angler (3rd, 19-8)
Photo: Ronnie Moore - Brian Durham, co-angler (3rd, 19-8)
Rick Morris dodges a bullet while on the hot seat when Jefferson Hamilton weighs in.
Photo: Ronnie Moore - Rick Morris dodges a bullet while on the hot seat when Jefferson Hamilton weighs in.
Jefferson Hamilton (2nd, 42-14)
Photo: Ronnie Moore - Jefferson Hamilton (2nd, 42-14)
Shin Fukae (3rd, 40-14)
Photo: Ronnie Moore - Shin Fukae (3rd, 40-14)
Greg DiPalma (5th, 39-7)
Photo: Ronnie Moore - Greg DiPalma (5th, 39-7)
Co-angler Chad Smith heads to the stage to try and dethrone the leader, who was ahead by a good margin.
Photo: Ronnie Moore - Co-angler Chad Smith heads to the stage to try and dethrone the leader, who was ahead by a good margin.
Chad Smith, co-angler (2nd, 20-2)
Photo: Ronnie Moore - Chad Smith, co-angler (2nd, 20-2)
Garrett Paquette (4th, 39-14)
Photo: Ronnie Moore - Garrett Paquette (4th, 39-14)
One last angler stands between Rick Morris and the Opens hardware plus a Bassmaster Classic berth.
Photo: Ronnie Moore - One last angler stands between Rick Morris and the Opens hardware plus a Bassmaster Classic berth.
But first, co-angler leader Jon Jezierski dodges the final co-angler and wins.
Photo: Ronnie Moore - But first, co-angler leader Jon Jezierski dodges the final co-angler and wins.
Jon Jezierski, co-angler (1st, 20-5)
Photo: Ronnie Moore - Jon Jezierski, co-angler (1st, 20-5)
Pete Gluszek stands and waits to head to the stage. The Day 2 leader will try to take the title.
Photo: Ronnie Moore - Pete Gluszek stands and waits to head to the stage. The Day 2 leader will try to take the title.
Photo: Ronnie Moore
Gluszek explained how he caught the 20-pound bag on Day 2.
Photo: Ronnie Moore - Gluszek explained how he caught the 20-pound bag on Day 2.
Gluszek and Morris hug as the final weight is announced.
Photo: Ronnie Moore - Gluszek and Morris hug as the final weight is announced.
Morris is the champion on his home body of water.
Photo: Ronnie Moore - Morris is the champion on his home body of water.
This is his first Bassmaster victory in over 230 events.
Photo: Ronnie Moore - This is his first Bassmaster victory in over 230 events.
If Morris fishes the final Northern Open on Douglas Lake he will punch his ticket to the Bassmaster Classic.
Photo: Ronnie Moore - If Morris fishes the final Northern Open on Douglas Lake he will punch his ticket to the Bassmaster Classic.