Alignments for soccer, basketball and other sports


For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic, the Vermont Principals’ Association has set forth new divisional alignments for its core sports: Soccer, basketball, baseball and softball.

The new-look divisions, based on enrollment size of girl and boys counts, are for a two-year cycle starting with the 2022-23 school year. While most schools remain in the same division, there were several notable exceptions. They include:

► North Country and Spaulding soccer teams drop from Division I to D-II.

► Stowe boys soccer returns to D-III, where it won seventh straight titles from 2012-18.

► Winooski soccer teams drop from D-III to D-IV and Enosburg girls soccer moves from D-II to D-III.

► Burr and Burton girls go up to D-I in basketball and softball.

► Lake Region, the 2021 D-III girls basketball champs and runner-up this past winter, returns to D-II.