The Russell County High School Mighty Laker Band traveled to Glasgow on Saturday to compete in the Barren County Invitational. The band performed their show, “The Better Machine,” at 12:15, and at the preliminary awards ceremony, was presented with first place in class 3A and best guard in class 3A, securing a spot in finals competition later that afternoon. Russell County took the field for finals competition at 7:15 that night, and had another spectacular run. At the end of the night, the Laker band was awarded Reserve Grand Champion, coming in a close second to 4A band, Anderson County.
The band will next compete at Bands of America in Johnson City, Tennessee on October 12th.