The Wildcat Marching Band earned their 3rd Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association (SCSBOA) Championship Gold Medal in program history, by winning the 4A division, on Saturday evening, at Warren High School.
Competing against the 12 highest scoring bands in the 4A Division, the Wildcats earned a score of 88.33, finishing 1.5 points ahead of second place South Hills High School, the previous 4A Champion. Besides winning overall Gold, the band also won Awards for High Music, High General Effect, and High Percussion with a score of 95!
Earning Championship Gold was a perfect way to end a stellar season that included the inaugural Valencia HS Field Show in October, where the Wildcats took Tournament Sweepstakes, High Music, High General Effect, High Visual, and both Percussion and Auxiliary (Colorguard) Awards. That was followed by an outstanding performance in November at Hart Rampage, earning the Wildcats another Tournament Sweepstakes Award, as well as High General Effect, High Visual, and Percussion Caption Awards, and also Division 4A First Place for Auxiliary.
Other awards this season included 2nd place, Division 4A, and 2nd Place Auxiliary, at the Moorpark HS Field Show, while a trip to San Francisco for the Logan HS Field Show, netted the Wildcats another 2nd Place in Division 4A, as well as awards for High Music, High General Effect, and High Percussion.
Jason Marshall, Band Director at WRHS commented, “It has been a wonderful year for the marching band and what a great way to finish!