WESH duo move on; Can Mainolfi knock off Terry?

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WESH’s Jim Payne and Martha Sugalski knocked off top-rated WFTV anchors Bob Opsahl and Martie Salt. Not in the Nielsens, but in the first round of the Orlando Sentinel’s Celebrity Smackdown game.

Payne and Sugalski scored a first-round upset over the Channel 9 duo in voting on OrlandoSentinel.com. Payne and Sugalski advanced to the game’s second round, facing WKMG anchors Mike Garofalo and Jacqueline London. The only other “upset” — if you can call it that — in the online game’s first round was Fox 35 morning meteorologist Jim Van Fleet knocking off night-time weather guy Glenn Richards.

The big match up in the second round: WFTV meteorologist Tom Terry vs. WESH meteorologist Tony Mainolfi.

Vote for your favorite or just check in on the second-round action.


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