UIL releases 2016-2018 realignments

ELLIS COUNTY — The University Interscholastic League (UIL) released new reclassifications and realignments for schools across Texas today.

The realignments are valid for the 2016-2018 football season and 2016-2017 basketball season.

Class 5A Basketball and Football

Midlothian, Red Oak and Waxahachie will join Lancaster, Mansfield Lake Ridge, Mansfield Legacy, Mansfield Summit and Mansfield Timberview in District Region 2, District 10.

Ennis will compete in Region 3, District 17 with Corsicana, Jacksonville, Lindale, Nacogdoches and Whitehouse.

Class 4A Division I Football

Midlothian Heritage football joins Alvarado, Carrollton Ranchview, Dallas Carter, Dallas Hutchins and Dallas Pinkston in Region 2, District 6.

Class 4A Division II Football

Venus and Waxahachie Life football will play Fort Worth Benbrook, Glen Roase, Godley and Hillsboro in Region 1, District 4.

Ferris football will face off against Canton, Dallas Lincoln, Dallas Roosevelt, Emory Rains and Wills Point in Region 2, District 6.

Class 4A Basketball

Midlothian Heritage and Waxahachie Life basketball join Alvarado, Glen Rose, Godley, Stephenville and Venus in Region 1, District 8.

Ferris basketball will compete in Region 2, District 12 with Caddo Mills, Crandall, Kaufman, Nevada Community, Quinlan Ford and Terrell.