Riverview High School’s Blue Coat Regiment attended the Lecanto Regional competition this past weekend, earning its first grand champion trophy. They earned the highest score of 73.75, beating Steinbrenner by over two points for first place.
In the competition, the band earned Best Visual Performance, Best General Effect and Best Color Guard. In the preliminary event, it came in first in Class 3A, winning Best Music, Visual, General Effect, Color Guard and Percussion.
“This is the first time the band has beaten everybody. The band has been working really hard, I’m very proud of them. This is the best class I’ve had at Riverview,” said RVHS band director John Davis.