Coppell moved to District 9-6A; others include Dallas Jesuit and Skyline

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Coppell moved to District 9-6A; others include Dallas Jesuit and Skyline

Coppell quarterback Brady McBride rolls out to pass against McKinney Boyd on Spet. 4. The Cowboys finished the season 3rd in District 7-6A. Photo by Amanda Hair.

Coppell quarterback Brady McBride rolls out to pass against McKinney Boyd on Spet. 4. The Cowboys finished the season 3rd in District 7-6A. Photo by Amanda Hair.

Coppell quarterback Brady McBride rolls out to pass against McKinney Boyd on Spet. 4. The Cowboys finished the season 3rd in District 7-6A. Photo by Amanda Hair.

Coppell quarterback Brady McBride rolls out to pass against McKinney Boyd on Spet. 4. The Cowboys finished the season 3rd in District 7-6A. Photo by Amanda Hair.

Joseph Krum, Managing Editor

With the new UIL district alignments, every high school from Class 6A to 1A has been placed in a new district for the 2016-2018 seasons. Also, with the realignment, Coppell has moved to Region II, which means Coppell teams would be playing teams out East if they make the playoffs instead teams closer to the metroplex. After the new groupings were announced at 9 a.m. Monday, Coppell was announced to be in District 9-6A along with the schools listed below.

 

District 9-6A:

Coppell

Dallas Jesuit

Dallas Skyline

Dallas W.T. White

Richardson

Richardson Berkner

Richardson Lake Highlands

Richardson Pearce

 

The new district has not only drastically changed the location of teams that Coppell , but also the strengths of the teams as well. Here’s a look into each sport and the top teams from the new district that each of them hold.

 

Football

Jesuit (10-2)

Skyline (9-3)

White (5-5)

 

Boys Basketball

Richardson (19-5)

Jesuit (17-6)

Richardson Pearce (17-9)

Skyline (15-0)

 

Boys Soccer

Jesuit (7-2-1)

White (5-2-2)

 

Baseball*

Jesuit (35-4-2) finished 5th in state, 39th in nation

 

Girls basketball

Richardson (20-8)

Skyline (17-12)

 

Girls soccer

White (8-0-1)

Lake Highlands (5-3)

 

Volleyball

Richardson (24-13)

Pearce (20-14)

 

Softball*

Lake Highlands (11-8)

Berkner (13-12-1) including a 13-13 tie against Coppell after the 10th inning

 

*- record from 2014-2015 season

 

Coppell quarterback Brady McBride rolls out to pass against McKinney Boyd on Spet. 4. The Cowboys finished the season 3rd in District 7-6A. Photo by Amanda Hair.

Coppell quarterback Brady McBride rolls out to pass against McKinney Boyd on Spet. 4. The Cowboys finished the season 3rd in District 7-6A. Photo by Amanda Hair.

Coppell high school volleyball players Amarachi Osuji and Kylie Hagen-breitenwischer block a hit by L.D. Bell on  Oct. 20th. The Cowgirls finished 2nd in District 7-6A. Photo by Amanda Hair.

Coppell high school volleyball players Amarachi Osuji and Kylie Hagen-breitenwischer block a hit by L.D. Bell on Oct. 20th. The Cowgirls finished 2nd in District 7-6A. Photo by Amanda Hair.

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