MCHS in regional marching band competition Saturday

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Top eight teams will advance to state semifinals

By The Staff

The Marching Knights will take the field for regional competition Saturday, Oct. 22, at Hopkinsville High School in Hopkinsville.

Marion County will be competing in the Class AAAA West Regional. They are scheduled to perform at 9 p.m. Central time. Tickets for the regional competition are $10 apiece and can be purchased on site.

The competition will begin at 6 p.m. Other schools in the Class AAAA West Regional are South Oldham, Calloway County, Madisonville-North Hopkins, Warren Central, Ohio County, Owensboro, Greenwood, Hopkins County Central, John Hardin, Logan County and Hopkinsville.

A complete schedule for the regional competition is available at http://www.kmea.org/SMBC/SMBCInfo/Qfinalsdraw.htm.

The top eight bands in the regional competition will advance to the state semifinals Oct. 29 at Barren County High School.

The top four bands in the semifinals will advance to the state finals, which will also be held Oct. 29, at L.T. Smith Stadium on the campus of Western Kentucky University.