WILLIAMSPORT - The Shamokin Area High School Competition Band placed first at the Chapter 4 Tournament of Bands (TOB) competition held at Williamsport Area High School on Saturday. The band earned a score of 85.3, which currently places it seventh on the Atlantic Coast TOB Circuit. The band also received specialty awards for High Guard, and Stephanie Dressler won the High Drum Major Award.

This Saturday, the band will host the 46th Annual Black Diamond Cavalcade at Kemp Memorial Stadium. Scores from this Tournament of Bands competition will be tabulated to determine the chapter championship performance order for Saturday, Oct. 20. The championships will be held on the campus of Bloomsburg University beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Also, the band will compete in the TOB Atlantic Coast Championships on Saturday, Oct. 27, at Central Dauphin High School in Harrisburg.