Indoor groups bring home titles

Staff Writer
Echo Pilot

Greencastle-Antrim stole the show at the Keystone Indoor Drill Association Championships held Satruday, March 31, at the PA State Farm Show Complex.

G-A captured the title in two of the categories in the competition and was third in another.

The Percussion Ensemble kept its string of titles going with 91.4 to take the Blue Percussion division. North Hagerstown was second with 88.3 and Susquehannock third with 85.4. G-A had the top score of all percussion groups in the event.

The G-A Middle School guard repeated as KIDA champs by a nearly four points margin and beyond nine other groups in the category. The local group scored an 85.1 for the championship, well ahead of Red Land (81.6). The rest of the division finished as follows: 3. Western Heights, 79.6; 4. Johnson-Williams (Clarke Co.), 75.6; 5. Biglerville, 75.3; 6. Mechanicsburg, 73.45; 7. Linganore, 72.9; 8. Century, 72.25; 9. Northeastern, 72; 10. Oakdale (Gov. Thomas Johnson), 69.95.

Less than a point out of the runnerup spot was the G-A High School guard, which was third with 85.8 points in the White Color Guard division. In second was Reservoir (86.35) and taking the title was Big Spring with 88.4. The remainder of the group results were: 4. Musselman, 82.2; 5. Clarke County, 81.9; 6. Oakdale, 79.5; 7. Urbana, 77.6; 8. Linganore, 77.45.

The high school guard and percussion ensemble will next compete at the Central Dauphin TIA event at noon Satruday, April 21.

Several musical groups from the school district will be traveling to an adjudication April 13 to 15 in Williamsburg, Va. The high school concert band, concert choir and winter percusssion ensemble will be participating.