April 27, 2015

Thomas-Sanchez top winner at MWPBA amateur championships

Chicago – April 25, 2015 – The Midwest Pipe Band Association held the annual Terry McHugh Amateur Solo Piping Championship where pipers who qualified throughout events over the winter competed. The Grade 3 and Grade 2 contests comprised a 2/4 March and a Strathspey & Reel event going towards an aggregate.

Laureano Thomas-Sanchez and Angus Martin, 2015 Grade 1 and Grade 2 Terry McHugh Amateur Championship winners. [Photo: Tak Tang]
Grade 1

1st Laureano Thomas-Sanchez
2nd Tony Karcz
Judge Tom Weithers

Bryan Jirsa competing in the Grade 2 March contest. [Photo: Tak Tang]
Grade 2 Overall
1st Angus Martin (1st 2/4 March, 1st S&R)
2nd Bryan Jirsa (2nd 2/4 March, 3rd S&R)
3rd Erin McCoy-Hall (3rd 2/4 March, 2nd S&R)
Judge Tom Weithers

Grade 3 Overall
1s Joshua Cunningham (2nd 2/4 March, 2nd S&R)
2nd Patrick Higgins (4th 2/4 March, 1st S&R)
3rd Lauren Vanderwal (1st 2/4 March, 5th S&R)
Judge Tom Weithers

Grade 4
2/4 March

1st Ray Morrison
2nd Wayne Hoefler
3rd J Kevin Chapman
Judge Tom Weithers

Senior Novice
2/4 March

1st Alexandria Cunningham
2nd Albert Smith
3rd Thomas Conley
Judge Tom Weithers

Junior Novice
2/4 March

1st Raiden Ehrenfried
2nd Sean Lambe
3rd Rhys O’Higgins
Judge Tom Weithers




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