The Puncher Band received First Place in 1A Classification at the Heart of Texas Marching Festival in Early last weekend. Bands competing were San Saba, Eden, Early, Brownwood, Santa Anna, De Leon, Wall, Brady, Mason, Coleman and Breckenridge. Pictured are, back row, left to right: John Tapley, Bianka Martinez, Katherine Koock, Star Longoria and Pat Ruiz. Front row, left to right: T.J. Schovajsa and Jeff Carpenter. Mason will be performing in Brady at 10:00 a.m. this Saturday for the UIL Band Contest. They are the first band to perform in 1A.