The Arthur Lovington Atwood Hamond Marching Knights compete in the Mt. Zion Music Marching Games on the Mt. Zion Football field. The band won the 2A Crowd Pleaser Award.
By BLAKE FAITH
The 15th annual Mt. Zion Music Marching Games wrapped up on Saturday night. Mt. Zion played host so they were not able to compete for awards, but Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond won one award.
Fans were allowed to vote for their favorite performance in the three different divisions of 1A, 2A and 3A. The ALAH Marching Knights won the crowd favorite at the 2A division.
In 1A, Olympia won best percussion, best auxiliary and best drum major as well as winning first place. Arcola came in third place and Okaw Valley came in second.
Tri-Valley won best percussion and best drum major in the 2A competition. Maroa-Forsyth won best auxiliary. Centralia finished in third place, Maroa-Forsyth in second and Tri-Valley placed first.
In 3A, Collinsville won best percussion and placed second. Monticello won best auxiliary and best drum major along with first place. The Grand Champion also went to Monticello.