MONICA HERNDON | Times
Barron Collier High School sophomore David Zawistowski, 15, plays the bass in a drum line Friday at the Beach Battle Drum Line Competition behind Post Card Inn in St. Pete Beach. The Naples, Fla., school beat St. Petersburg High School in the competition. The bands performed two rounds, face-to-face, before a panel of judges. Afterward, the drummers were treated to a bonfire and beach dance party. The competition preceded the Florida Marching Band Championships finals today at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg. Tickets are $20.