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MURFREESBORO (November 3) — Carroll County and Gibson County bands earned one-half of all the awards at the annual Division I (small bands) state marching competition in Murfreesboro on …
MURFREESBORO (November 3) — Carroll County and Gibson County bands earned one-half of all the awards at the annual Division I (small bands) state marching competition in Murfreesboro on Saturday.
The day-long event featured 23 marching bands from throughout Tennessee competing at Riverdale High School. Competition began at 9 a.m. and ended with the trophy presentation at 9:30 p.m.
Of the 23 bands, the top 10 bands competed in a second, final round to earn placement as Tennessee’s 10 best small schools’ bands.
Earning first was Gibson County, second was Goodpasture, third was Cascade High, fourth was Trenton, fifth was Fayette Academy, sixth was Huntingdon, seventh was Houston County, eighth was McKenzie, ninth was Trousdale County, and tenth was West Carroll.
Huntingdon, McKenzie, and West Carroll from Carroll County and Gibson County High and Trenton from neighboring Gibson County took one-half of the top 10 honors.
McKenzie’s Cianna Haney earned over $50,000 in Division One Scholarship from Bethel University and other schools.
McKenzie’s Zack Roy was the best overall soloist in finals competition.