The third draft of the 2017-21 North Carolina High School Athletic Association Realignment Plan has been released.
The deadline for final appeals to the realignment committee is set for April 1. The final draft could be approved at the NCHSAA Board of Directors Spring Meeting, set for May 3 and 4.
The new conference alignment will begin on August 1, 2017.
Alexander Central under all 3 proposals would go back as a 3A school to what is essentially the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference The Cougars are now a member of the North Piedmont Conference.
Alexander Central (3A)
St. Stephens (3A)
West Caldwell (3A)
South Caldwell (4A)