ESTHERVILLE, Iowa | MOC Floyd Valley, Orange City, directed by Kevin Linder, won first place honors, Wednesday, in Class 3A at the Iowa Lakes Community College Jazz Festival.
Prairie Valley High School, in Gowrie, Iowa, took first place in Class 1A competition.
Spencer High School, directed by Kurt Schwarck, placed second in Calss 3A, and Storm Lake High School, directed by Jason Heeren, placed third.
The Central Lyon jazz band, directed by Sherwin Langholdt, placed second in Class 1A. And the Moville-based Woodbury Central band, directed by Lucas Petersen, placed third.
Classes 2A and 4A will compete Thursday in the gym of the college's Estherville campus, 300 South 18th St. -- Russ Oechslin