CLEVELAND– Cleveland High School Marching Band and Color Guard earned a fourth place finish, and the Color Guard won the Outstanding Visual Performance category at the Bands of America (BOA) competition in Newark, Delaware. The band and guard competed against 10 other bands, including West Johnston High School, James Madison High School, Trumbull High School, Lambert High School, Kiski Area High School, Bridgewater Raritan High School, Brick Memorial High School, Spring-ford Area High School, Rock Ridge High School, and Chantilly High School.
Cleveland performed twice as well as 10 other bands for the preliminary rounds and then again for the final rounds. Cleveland finished third in the preliminary round, but the Outstanding Visual Performance category was a tie between Cleveland and Trumbull High School.
Cleveland finished fourth, putting them into the final round against nine other marching bands from around the country. The Cleveland Colorguard tied for first place with another great advanced Open Class Colorguard, which is a major achievement.
Cleveland will look to continue its winning ways at its next competition at Sanderson High School this Saturday October, 21st.