Winter Guard competes at Ayala High School

Winter guard performed in its second competition of the year Saturday, Feb. 8 at Ayala High School.

The team qualified to compete in the AAA division of the Winter Guard Association of Southern California (WGASC) based on its results of the previous competition which took place Saturday, Feb. 3.

“My favorite part [of competing] is performing with my team and being able to showcase all of our hard work to the parents and judges,” senior Lauren Blair said. “It’s really satisfying when you rewatch the video of the performances, and everyone’s together.”

Winter guard performed the ballroom-themed performance, “May I Have this Dance,” to the song “Dance for Me, Wallis,” making adjustments based on judges’ comments from the last competition. The flag features used the uniform equipment this time, resulting in a more synchronized performance, while sabres focused on partner work.

“The most memorable part of my performance would probably be the flag feature because we’ve practiced it so many times,” sophomore Gwem Juria said. “The feeling of performing in front of a crowd is great. I am proud to perform our show to people, and just showing everyone what we can do is a really good feeling.”

By Natalie Jiang, Staff writer
Photo by Erin Tan