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Mitchell marching band places fourth at Saturday competition

The Mitchell High School Marching Band competes in the Festival of Bands competition on Saturday in Sioux Falls. (Submitted photo)

SIOUX FALLS—The Mitchell High School Marching Band placed fourth in its class ]Saturday at the Festival of Bands competition in Sioux Falls.

The competition featured more than 30 bands in four classes, with Mitchell competing in the 3A class. The band also received a superior rating in preliminary field competition and competed in the top 10 finals for the eighth consecutive year. The band placed ninth in finals competition.

The marching band will conclude its competition season Saturday at the Youth in Music Marching Band Competition at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. The band will conclude its season Nov. 2, when it hosts the Indoor Marching Show at the performing arts center.

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