(photo by John Gregory)
SRHS marching band hosts colorful tourney
An abundance of color, pageantry and music resonated from the main athletic field on the Scripps Ranch High School campus as the Falcons marching band and color guard hosted a marching band tournament on Nov. 2.
The entire event was an impressive spectacle. Marching bands adorned in a multitude of colorful uniforms performed and paraded for the numerous viewers in attendance.
Schools with bands scheduled to participate included Classical Academy High School, La Costa Canyon High School, West Hills High School, El Capitan High School, Grossmont High School, Valhalla High School, Castle Park High School, Desert Mirage High School, Redondo Union High School and Scripps Ranch High School.
The Scripps Ranch High marching band and color guard wrapped up the performances with and exhibition of the band’s routine called “The Tortured Mind.” The Falcons marching band demonstrated excellent mastery of musical adeptness while in motion.
The event culminated with an awards presentation featuring leaders of the Scripps Ranch High marching band and color guard presenting trophies to leaders of winning bands, complete with extravagant ceremonial salutes.