CLARK, NJ - The Arthur L. Johnson Crusaders Marching Band started a busy weekend in Toms River at the Tournament of Bands State Championship. They performed their show called Fathoms to an enthusiastic crowd on a beautiful fall afternoon. In the end the band took third place in the Group One Open Finals. 

Next stop for the Crusaders on their weekend journey was the Section Championships in West Essex. On a chilly and rainy day, the band remained steadfast when delivering their performance. The Crusaders finished in first place and are now the Tournament of Bands Section 10 Champions.

Next up for the band is the Atlantic Coast Championships in Hershey Park, Pennsylvania. There the ALJ band will compete against 15 other bands in hopes of grabbing the ACC Championship title.

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