New York’s Section III realigns for 2016

New York Schools

Section III, the largest region affiliated with the New York State Public High School Athletic Association, has realigned its football divisions for the upcoming season.

Below are the division alignments for 2016:

Class AA

AA 1 – Christian Brothers Academy, Henninger, Fayetteville-Manlius, Corcoran, West Genesee, Rome Free Academy.

AA 2 – Liverpool, Baldwinsville, Cicero-North Syracuse, Nottingham, Auburn, Proctor.

Class A

National – Carthage, Indian River, New Hartford, Watertown, Whitesboro, Central Square.

American – Cortland, East Syracuse Minoa, Fowler, Fulton, Jamesville-DeWitt, Oswego.

Class B

East – Camden, Cazenovia, Central Valley, Mexico, Notre Dame, Oneida, South Jefferson, Vernon-Verona-Sherrill.

West – Chittenango, Homer, Marcellus, Skaneateles, Solvay, Institute of Technology at Syracuse Central, Westhill.

Class C

North/West – Altmar-Parish-Williamstown, General Brown, Jordan-Elbridge, Lowville, Pulaski, Thousand Islands, Phoenix.

South/East – Adirondack, Canastota, Holland Patent, LaFayette, Little Falls, Sherburne-Earlville, Tully.

Class D

East – Dolgeville, Frankfort-Schuyler, Herkimer, Morrisville-Eaton-Hamilton, Mount Markham, Sauquoit Valley, West Canada Valley, Westmoreland.

North/West – Beaver River, Bishop Ludden, Cato Meridian, IHC-Sackets Harbor, Onondaga, Sandy Creek, Weedsport.

National Football Foundation

Bishop Grimes, Clinton, Cooperstown, Hannibal, New York Mills, Oriskany, Port Byron, South Lewis, Waterville.

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