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Eagles to Host Tournament of Bands

Can the West Deptford Marching Band score higher then their 90.70 record after dominating at Clearview last week?

With the best Tournament of the Bands score in the state, the Eagles have their work cut out for them as they try to top last week’s performance. Yet, they will have one slight advantage taking center field on their own turf. 

West Deptford High School will host their 39th Annual Music in Cadence Tournament of the Bands Competition on Saturday, Oct. 13. The tournament will host 22 marching bands from high schools in the area. 

The tournament will begin at 4 p.m., with West Deptford slated to take the field at 9:30 p.m.

West Deptford Marching Band has currently come out on top in the last three competitions.

Last Saturday, the Eagles hit an all time high when they scored a 90.70—the current record score for the state, followed by Brick Memorial High School. In addition to taking first place, the band was also the only band to score in the 90s at Clearview, leading the Group 2 chapter with Deptford coming in at second with a score of 89.25.  

This year, the West Deptford Eagles with bring a elegant performance to the field as musicians dance to classical numbers from Beethoven and Mozart. Also new to the Eagles color guard is sabers in which they will incorporate into the routine    

Admission for the tournament will be $10 per person. All students and seniors will pay only $7.  

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