Published: May 31, 2000

Boghall Wins on Home Ground

Bathgate, Scotland – May 27, 2000 – Local favourites Boghall & Bathgate took first prize at the annual Bathgate Highland Games here today. Only two Grade 1 bands took part in the top event, with several from Grade 2 playing up.

Weather was typical of Bathgate in May: unpredictable and changeable, but generally warm. Sort of.

Grade 1: 1st Boghall & Bathgate (92.75 points), 2nd Dysart & Dundonald (87.75), 3rd 1st Battalion Black Watch (86.5), 4th City of Glasgow (85.25). Drumming: Boghall.

Grade 2: 1st 1st Battalion Black Watch (87), 2nd Boghall & Bathgate (86.5), 3rd Denny & Dunnipace (84), 4th Newtongrange (78). Drumming: City of Glasgow.

Grade 3: 1st Lochgelly High School (67.5), 2nd MacLean of Annan (64.5), 3rd Paisley (64.25), 4th Bowhill & Seafield (61.5). Drumming: MacLean of Annan.

Grade 4: 1st Newtongrange (82), 2nd Bo’ness Royal British Legion (77.75), 3rd Tweedvale (76.75), 4th Kirkcudbright & District (75). Drumming: Newtongrange.

Novice Juvenile: 1st Seafield & District (65), 2nd George Watson’s College (61.75), 3rd Bowhill & Seafield (61), 4th Dumbarton & District (57.75). Drumming: Seafield & District.

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