Changes have minor impact on local teams

Published 12:00 am Saturday, December 2, 2000

MICHAEL KIRAL / L’Observateur / December 2, 2000

BATON ROUGE – There was little effect on River Parishes schools as the Louisiana High School Athletic Association’s executive committee approved its final reclassification plan Wednesday at the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center.

The plan will be in effect for the 2001-2002 and 2002-2003 school years.

Destrehan, East St. John and Hahnville, along with Central Lafourche, SouthLafourche and Thibodaux, stay together in District 6-5A. Those six schoolscompeted in District 7-5A the past two years.

South Terrebonne, which had moved up to Class 5A two years ago, moves back down to District 9-4A. Rejoining District 6-5A after spending the lasttwo years in District 9-4A are H.L. Bourgeois and Terrebonne.The only change for local teams in Class 3A was the number of the district.

The old gang of Lutcher, St. Charles Catholic, St. James, Donaldsonville andE.D. White stays together and moves from District 9-3A to District 10-3A.Riverside, West St. John, Buras, Fisher, Newman and Redeemer-Seton remainin District 9-2A. St. Martin’s, after spending two years in District 10-1A,moves back to District 9-2A, replacing Ridgewood. The Eagles move down toDistrict 9-1A.

Reserve Christian, Louise McGehee and Mount Hermon are back in District 12-B. Phoenix moved up to District 9-1A. Coming into the district isNorthlake Christian which had been in District 11-B.

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