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Re: Pre-Season B Divisional Rankings for 2020-21
Do you feel this way just about wrestling or all sports too? Schools with a total enrollment of 50 (2B) kids should be playing 11 man football with those with 293 (1B)? Just curious if this is just a wrestling thing or you just have issues in general about small schools? Maybe you had a bad experience as a kid, maybe you were beaten by a kid from a small school once and now have a grudge? Guess we will never know. Why don't we combine all classifications in all sports into one pool. We can have those schools with total populations of over 1500 kids (4A) playing basketball with the school with a population of 100 (2B). What, you think that wouldn't be fair, well why not? Seems to be the complaint you've voiced on wrestling? Maybe we could get the baseball teams from the 4A to play in the same league with schools with 95 kids. What you wouldn't want to do that because it would just be a blowout and the 4A kids wouldn't get anything out of it? Hmmmmm, seems to be OK for wrestling though. There is always complaining about classification and numbers and leagues and regions. You know if we lived in a perfect world we'd probably get it correct, but we don't, so this is the system we work in. You may not like it, you may want to change it, and well, that is your opinion and there isn't anything wrong with that. To be fair, if you are pushing the combining of 1A and B in wrestling, then you should be pushing it for all sports. Based on the current model, from the WIAA, it is a system that is supposed to be equitable. Is it, maybe, maybe not, but it is the system they have put into place and so that is what we go with. Equity doesn't always mean that it works in all sports for all teams, but it is designed to be equitable. Again, I'd like to ask what the issue is with small school since it seems you have one and I'm curious if you just get heartburn over wrestling or you feel all 1A and B sports should be combined. Eagerly awaiting your wisdom!!!