Texas HS Swimming Realignment Breaks Up “Region of Death”

Uil-Texas-LogoThe region, which is colloquially known as “the Region of Death,” last year included Austin-Westlake, The Woodlands, Kingwood, Westwood, Atascocita, Klein, Klein Oak, and College Park High Schools, among others.

With an 8-region system, it was an anomaly that made state championship qualifying incredibly challenging in a Texas system that advances swimmers based on placement, not time standards. For example, 4 of the top 5 girls’ teams at the state meet are all came from that same region. click here for complete story