Tigers Bring Home Second Place in Band Competition

South Pasadena High performed in class 3A against El Toro High School. Fourteen bands showcased their talents during the competition at Mission Viejo High School

PHOTO: Noelle Chan | SouthPasadenan.com | Left to Right: Maya Tanaka, Kenneth Schultz, Ben Fogel, Mia Alva, and Simon Pierce

South Pasadena High’s School Marching Band and members of the Color guard came home with a second place in last Saturday competition at Mission Viejo High School.

SPHS performed in Class 3A against El Toro High School and earned a score of 70.55, resulting in second place. It was an improvement, as the Tigers scored 69.35 in a competition a week earlier. Cumulatively, Tigers are now in third place out of all the bands in the 3A division.

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As part of the weekend competition, SPHS’s percussion earned a score of 15.40 out of 20, putting them in second place alongside Color guard, which finished with a score of 11.90. The increase in score, as well as the cumulative placing, was a confidence booster as band members look ahead to their third competition on Saturday.

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PHOTO: Helena Yee | SouthPasadenan.com