‘We came in first,’ says Band Director Mike Glaze. ‘I couldn’t be more proud. The kids gave us their best performance yet. We’re all excited about whatís to come.’
The band beat 20 other bands to earn the right to advance to the state competition. Also advancing are New Deal, Forsan and Panhandle.
Sundown won the event by earning straight ones in the finals of the marching contest. New Deal was second, Forsan was third and Panhandle was fourth.
Sundown was also ranked first in the prelims and competed against New Deal, Forsan, Panhandle, Abernathy, Canadian, West Texas High School, Booker, Stratford and Wellington in the finals Saturday.
Other bands competing in the Area contest were Wheeler, Tahoka, McCamey, Irion County, Hale Center, Seagraves, Floydada, Sudan, Vega and Claude.