Laker band places second in Class 3A West Regional

The Russell County Mighty Laker Marching Band placed second overall and with a Distinguished Rating in the KMEA Class 3A West Regionals at Warren East High School in Bowling Green on Saturday.

With that finish, the band, under the direction of Curtis Ervin and Haley Harrington, now moves on to compete this coming Saturday at Boyle County High School in the Class 3A State Semifinals at 1 pm eastern/noon central with a shot at advancing to the state finals that night at Eastern Kentucky University.

Murray placed first overall in the regional with Taylor County, Adair County and others finishing behind Russell County.

Adair County claimed Best Overall Music at the event.