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G-AHS Indoor Guard remains undefeated

Staff Writer
Echo Pilot

The Greencastle-Antrim indoor groups competed close to home Saturday with comforting results.

The G-A High School Indoor Guard continued its assault on the competition with another first place finish. The undefeated group scored a 76.65, more than five points better than the second place unit in the White Color Guard division. Mechanicsburg was the runner-up at 71.45 points. The rest of the  division went as follows: 3. Boonsboro, 68.0; 4. Linganore, 66.15; 5. Clarke County, 66.10; 6. South Hagerstown, 65.25.

The G-A Middle School Indoor Guard carried the same banner as their older colleagues, claiming the top spot in a very competitive middle school color guard category. G-A bested six other competitors with a score of 68.40. The rest of the group finish was as follows: 2. Western Heights, 65.60; 3. Johnson-Williams, 63.65; 4. Northeastern, 61.90; 5. West Perry, 59.50; 6. Mechanicsburg, 55.90; 7. Waynesboro, 52.40.

In the Blue Percussion Ensemble division, G-A was second with 79.90 points. Susquehannock won the division with 81.90 points.

The next indoor event is the KIDA Solo/Ensemble Competition at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 9, at Mechanicsburg High School. G-A students won will be competing are, in the percussion ensembles event, the bass drum ensemble of Matt Alexander, Caleb Eberly, Cole Eberly, Mark Peters and Hunter Tedrick; the marimba ensemble of Alex Mowen and Kayla Starr; and the guard solo of Kieran Maher.

The next group performances for G-A groups will be at the 10 a.m. Saturday, March 16 Big Spring Indoor Show. The high school guard and percussion ensemble and the middle school guard and percussion ensemble will all be competing.