March 20, 2015 - Rain welcomed undeterred competitors to the start of the Shelby County Grill Fest 2015 which was kicked off Friday night with the first event, a 42 Tournament hosted in the private room at Sombreros restaurant. Only two teams remained after nearly 3 hours of play to determine who advanced to the final round.
The first team to clinch a seat in the finals was Gary Grubbs and Jason Liker who soon found their opposing team for the finals was to be Don Lovell and Royce Johnson. The final round of play will start at 11:30am Saturday, March 21st in the Civic Room at the John D. Windham Civic Center.
A short distance away cook were setting up outside the Civic Center in the rain to prepare for Saturday's cook-off.