July 31, 2007

78th Highlanders win first day at Antigonish

78th Highlanders Halifax perform in the beer tent after winning the first day at Antigonish.Antigonish, Canada – July 21, 2007 – The 78th Highlanders Halifax Citadel won the Grade 1 event on the first day of the Atlantic Pipe Band Championships in rain that lashed down for virtually the entire afternoon. Prizes had to be announced in the beer tent due to the horrendous conditions.

Grade 1 (MSR, three competed)
1st 78th Highlanders Halifax Citadel
2nd Fredericton Society of St. Andrew
3rd Dartmouth & District (Gr.2)

Grade 2 (MSR, one competed)
1st Dartmouth & District

Grade 3 (MSR, two competed)
1st College of Piping Summerside
2nd Maritime Air Force

Grade 4 (march medley, four competed)
1st Dartmouth & District (Gr.4)
2nd Fredericton Society of St. Andrew (Gr.4)
3rd 78th Highlanders Halifax Citadel (Gr.4)

Grade 5 (march medley, five competed)
1st College of Piping Summerside (Gr.5)
2nd 78th Highlanders Halifax Citadel (Gr.5)
3rd Dartmouth & District (Gr.5)

Judges for all events: James MacHattie, Scott Williams (piping); Hugh Cameron (drumming); Andrew Berthoff (ensemble)


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