Schools shift after reclassification, alignment

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By Dannie Oliv eaux

AUSTIN — The University Interscholastic League’s biennial reclassification and realignments for the 2018-19 and 2019-20 school years were announced Feb. 1.

The biggest change locally in Region 3 was Lumberton dropping from Class 5A back down to 4A. Lumberton’s enrollment was 1,125 — the seventh largest among 4A schools.

Silsbee, who played football in Class 4A Division 1 for the past two season, dropped to Division 2 with an enrollment of 784. The UIL threw the  Tigers into District 10 with Hamshire-Fannett, Hardin-Jeffe rson, Liberty and powerhouse West Orange-Stark.


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