Trinity County school districts will face some new opponents in sports and academics after the University Interscholastic League realigned the districts.
The changes to fall sports were released Feb. 1
The school districts in The UIL changes districts every two years based on a school’s student count to, according to the UIL, balance the competition by putting districts of similar size together. The new alignments will take effect in the 2024-25 school year and run for two years.
For Apple Springs, the opponents in District 1A Region 3 six-man football will be Burkeville, Chester and High Island.
In volleyball, the Region 3 district opponents include Kennard and Oakwood.
In basketball, Apple Springs is in Region 4, and those opponents include Broaddus, county rival Centerville, Kennard, Laneville, Martinsville, Wells and Zavalla.
Centerville was not listed on football or volleyball lists.
The realignments for other sports as well as academics have not yet been released.
For Groveton, the 2A Region 3 District 12 football opponents include Centerville, Corrigan-Camden, Hearne, Jewett Leon and Normangee.
In basketball and volleyball, the district includes Centerville, Grapeland, Jewett Leon, Latexo, Lovelady and Normangee.
For Trinity football, the district now includes Anderson-Shiro, Kountze, New Waverly, Newton, Warren and Woodville.
For Trinity basketball and volleyball, the district includes Anderson-Shiro, Coldspring-Oakhurst, Crockett, New Waverly and Onalaska.