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From left, Alex Owen, Will Powers and Sarah Evans, all members of the Henry County Patriot Marching Band’s percussion section, perform with the band Saturday during the Choctaw Classic competition at Dyer County High School in Newbern.

The Henry County High School Marching Patriots won the grand champion title Saturday at the Choctaw Classic at Dyer County High School in Newbern.

It was the last competition of the year for the band, which has placed in all of of its previous competitions..

The Patriots took first place in Class E as well as the large division.

The field commanders also took first place in Class E and the large division, as did the percussion section.

The color guard took second place in both Class E and the large division.

Jonesboro, Ark. was the second place winner in all the divisions, except for its color guard, which placed first in both.

Peabody High School of Trenton was the third-place finisher overall while Jonesboro finished second.

Five of the other bands participating were from West Carroll, Huntingdon, Chester County, Martin Westview and Blytheville, Ark.

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