The rain stopped just in time Saturday night for a large crowd to enjoy the Mount Pleasant Marching Band Invitational.
In the combined class 1A/2A, Tipton took first place as well as the caption awards for best drumline and hornline. Central Lee followed in second place with the best drum majors and color guard. Wapello finished in 3rd.
In the 3A class, Keokuk finished in 4th place behind West Liberty in 3rd. Fort Madison received the award of best drum majors and also finished 2nd, meanwhile Oskaloosa took home 1st place as well as three caption awards. According to the judges, Oskaloosa had the best color guard, drumline, and hornline for class 3A.
Quincy had a lot to carry on Saturday evening as they were awarded all four caption awards on top of their 1st place finish in 4A. They also won the Lennis Moore Fan Appreciation Award for having the most supporters on the night. Muscatine finished in 2nd place while Ottumwa were 3rd in the class.
Thankyou to Dave Schneider for providing the 2023 Mt. Pleasant Marching Band Invitational results.