Band Showcase a hit once again

While the Sound of Springtown could not officially compete in its own Showcase, the SOS performed and scored high enough to have finished second overall in the preliminary round. Photo by Christina Derr

Porcupine Stadium played host to nearly 3,000 marching band contestants Saturday, Oct. 7 during the Fourth Annual Sound of Springtown Marching Showcase.The host band did not perform for competition. However, they did deliver an exhibition, and SOS Director Chris McLellan said his group would have finished second behind 6A North Crowley had their scores counted.The color guard would have placed second behind Azle High School’s Marching Green Pride, and the drumline would have placed fourth if their scores in the standstill competitions had been official.Eighteen schools in all competed in the preliminary round with the top 10 schools advancing to the finals later in the evening.The results from the finals were:1. Arlington (6A)2. Kennedale (4A)3. Princeton (4A)4. North Crowley (6A)5. Royse City (5A)6. Weatherford (6A)7. Castleberry (4A)8. Azle HS (5A)9. Alvarado (4A)10. Crowley (5A)


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