Pride of Yukon finishes fourth at marching band contest

Highest placement ever in this state competition

YHS Pride of Yukon marching band members persevered through weather delays and wet conditions to earn a fourth-place finish at the Oklahoma Bandmasters Association’s 6A contest in Broken Arrow. (Photo by Jeff Geis)

The Yukon High School band placed fourth at the Oklahoma Bandmasters Association (OBA) Marching Contest in Broken Arrow.

It was the highest placement that the Pride of Yukon has ever received in the state competition.

YHS band members performed during the 6A OBA Marching Contest on Oct. 28 at Broken Arrow High School.

Here are the results with overall scores of the top 12 finishers:

  • Broken Arrow – 91.45
  • Union – 87.85
  • Mustang – 86.95
  • Yukon – 85.60
  • Edmond Santa Fe – 84.8
  • Southmoore – 82.75
  • Choctaw – 80.85
  • Deer Creek – 80.50
  • Bixby – 79.70
  • Stillwater – 79.65
  • Westmoore – 79.10
  • Edmond Memorial – 76.50

The Pride of Yukon had an outstanding performance in very difficult circumstances with the weather causing at least four delays to their performance times.

They persevered through the wet conditions on the way to their fourth-place finish.

Yukon’s scores were 17.3 for music performance, 16.75 for visual performance and 51.55 for general effect.

Broken Arrow earned its 21st consecutive state championship and 30th overall state championship in Saturday’s OBA contest. They were recognized for outstanding visual performance, outstanding music performance and outstanding general effect.