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Marching bands improve rankings

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

The Clay City Imperial Regiment tallied 43 votes in the IndianaMarching.com Week 3 Class D poll, ranking 11th overall.
Both the Northview Marching Knights and Clay City Imperial Regiment improved their rankings in the weekly IndianaMarching.com polls this week.

Heading into Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) District competition this weekend, the Marching Knights moved from fifth to fourth in the Class B poll.

This week, the Knights received 121 votes.

Goshen moved from third to first in the poll with 141 votes, including four first-place nods.

Greenwood received 138 votes (four firsts) to tie for second with Jasper, which received the final two first-place votes.

Concord fell from first in the poll to fifth with 110 votes, followed by Floyd Central (93), Northridge (90), Munster (83), DeKalb (70) and New Castle (58).

In the Class D poll, the Imperial Regiment went from not receiving a vote last week to tallying 43 this week, good enough for 11th.

Forest Park received 147 votes to remain on top of the Class D poll. Forest Park also received eight first-place votes.

Lewis Cass earned the final two first-place votes and came in second this week with 139 votes, followed by Springs Valley (134), Paoli (120), Monrovia (102), Mater Dei (94), Southridge (89), South Spencer (84), Adams Central (61) and Eastern Greentown (53).

Avon edged ahead of Homestead in the Class A poll this week. Avon received 145 votes while Homestead tallied 140. Western is still on top of the Class C poll with 150 votes, including all 10 first-place nods.

Both the Imperial Regiment and Marching Knights will take part in the ISSMA District Contest at Plainfield Saturday.

Competing in Class D, Clay City is scheduled to perform at 11:13 a.m. Monrovia will kick off Class D competition at 11 a.m.

Awards for Class D will follow the Clay City performance.

Northview will take the field at 3:07 p.m. in Class B. Other B bands performing Saturday include Plainfield (2:15), New Palestine (2:28), Terre Haute South (2:41) and Zionsville (2:54).

Awards for Class B will follow the Northview performance. Gates to the Saturday contest are set to open at 10 a.m. Both county bands will have one week off from state competition before regional action continues Oct. 13.

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