SFU rolls on at BC Games; Bevan sweeps Pro solos

Published: June 23, 2013
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Coquitlam, British Columbia – June 22, 2013 - Simon Fraser University won both Grade 1 events with straight first-place rankings from all eight judges at the annual BC Highland Games. One listener reported that “Dowco-Triumph Street continues to improve and laid down two strong performances today. The last time that British Columbia had two bands playing this well going into the World’s was 1979 when both Triumph Street and City of Victoria were top six at the World’s.”

Alan Bevan won all three of the Professional solo piping events. SFU-member pipers took all of the prizes except one, and all of the Pro snare prizes went to those in the band.

Pipe Bands
Grade 1
MSR
1st Simon Fraser University (1,1,1,1)
2nd Dowco Triumph Street (2,2,2,2)

Judges: Alan Walters, James Beaumont (piping); Angus Macpherson (ensemble); John Fisher (drumming)

Medley
1st Simon Fraser University (1,1,1,1)
2nd Dowco Triumph Street (2,2,2,2)

Judges: Alan Walters, James Beaumont (piping); Angus Macpherson (ensemble); John Fisher (drumming)

Grade 2
MSR
1st Portland Metro (ensemble preference)
2nd Robert Malcolm Memorial

Medley
1st Portland Metro (ensemble preference) 2nd Robert Malcolm Memorial

Grade 3
MSR
1st Greighlan Crossing
2nd Columbia Regional

Medley
1st Greighlan Crossing
2nd Columbia Regional

Grade 4
Quick Marches Medley
1st Keith Highlanders
2nd White Spot
3rd Northwest Junior

Grade 5
Quick Marches Medley
1st Fraser Valley
2nd Robert Malcolm Memorial

Professional Solo Piping
Piobaireachd
1st Alan Bevan
2nd Jori Chisholm
3rd Alastair Lee
4th Andrew Bonar
5th Andrew Lee
6th Ed McIlwaine

Judge: Alan Walters

MSR
1st Alan Bevan
2nd Andrew Bonar
3rd Colin Lee
4th Jori Chisholm
5th Alastair Lee
6th John Lee

Judge: James Beaumont

Hornpipe & Jig
1st Alan Bevan
2nd Will Nichols
3rd Colin Lee
4th Andrew Bonar
5th John Lee
6th Jori Chisholm

Judge: Robert Mathieson

Professional Solo Snare Drumming
MSR
1st Gavin MacRae
2nd Graham Haddon

Hornpipe & Jig
1st Gavin MacRae
2nd Graham Haddon

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