OSWEGO, NY – The Oswego High School Winterguard, despite overcoming numerous obstacles, has been quite successful as the new season is under way.
Thus far, the Winterguard has earned two first place awards.
Oswego finished ahead of Mexico 55.4 to 52.3 in the Scholastic Regional A show at APW High School and then followed up by scoring a 60.4 to defeat Mexico, Sherburne-Earlville and Cortland at the Liverpool competition.
Oswego has three more shows scheduled for this year with the next appearance on Feb. 26 at East Syracuse-Minoa.
Then on March 19, the competition will be held at Cicero-North Syracuse.
The championship event will be held at Shenendahowa High School in the Albany area on March 26.
The guard has been quite successful this year despite losing eight rehearsals to snow days or after school activities being cancelled.
However, they are off to a very fine start.
This year’s roster for the Winterguard ensemble includes Myranda Arnesen, Gina Bartholomew, Kyrstin Blackburn, Rachael Chetney, Stephanie Cuszyck, Danielle Gilbert, Jessica Gilbert, Paige Gray, Morgan Hanley, Carly Hewitt, Cassandra Hondro, Jacqueline Hondro, Jenna Hotchkiss, Julie Knight, Cayla Knopp, Khadijah Malone, Elizabeth O’Gorman, Kylie Pelkey, Brittany Reed, Katherine Robinson, Deanna Santiago and Elizabeth Westcott.