Eastside band places third

Members of Eastside’s Marching Blazer Pride band perform at Saturday’s DeKalb Invitational. The Blazers finished third in Open Class D.

WATERLOO — Garrett’s Railroader Regiment placed first in Open Class C and Eastside’s Marching Blazer Pride was third in Open Class D at Saturday’s DeKalb Invitational band competition at Waterloo.

Twelve bands competed across five classes. DeKalb’s Baron Brigade performed in exhibition at the contest.

Garrett swept the caption awards for best music, general effect and visual effect.

In Class D, first-place Woodlan also took the caption awards. Whitko was second, with Eastside third and Bluffton receiving a participation award.

North Side won for general effect and visual effect for first place in Open Class B. Leo was second, winning for best music. East Noble was third.

Snider was first in Scholastic Class A, winning for best music, visual effect and general effect. South Side was second and New Haven was third. Heritage won in Scholastic Class B.

Eastside performs at the Concord Invitational Saturday. DeKalb performs at the Snider Invitational at the University of Saint Francis.

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