2010 DCI Eastern Classic Friday Night Report
The Blue Devils still hold the top spot after the first day of the DCI Eastern Classic in Allentown, Pa. with a strong score of 95.80. The second-place Cavaliers (94.25) have closed the gap slightly and are now about a point and a half behind the undefeated leaders.
?I thought the show tonight was incredible,? said Blue Devils tuba player Tim Leonelli, a member of the corps since 2007. ?I was a little nervous at first because Allentown is a big event. Almost every Blue Devils corps has gone through this stadium, so I want to leave a good mark. And I thought the crowd was just great.?
It?s a position the Green Machine has found itself in before. As the season winds down to the last seven days of the 2010 DCI Tour, some diehard Cavaliers fans may be thinking back to 1995 when the corps reversed a 1.1 Blue Devils advantage from just a week earlier to finish 1.6 points ahead to claim their second World Championship.
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