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Byline: Stacy Hicklin and Christy Cabrera Chirinos
Nov. 25--The new Florida High School Athletic Association reclassification plan for all sports goes beyond adjusting class assignments because of student enrollment. The plan, announced Monday, also includes restructuring district sizes and requirements to qualify for playoffs.
Prompting the state to make changes was seeing mediocre or below .500 football teams advancing to the playoffs. Also, small district sizes caused schools to travel long distances to complete their nondistrict schedules. The FHSAA Board of Directors considered two reclassification proposals for football. One mirrored the …