12/28/13 - 11:49pm
In small-schools basketball, the bigger, the better.
The Alaska School Activities Association realignment for the 2012-13 season created a massive Class 1A division. The division, for schools with less than 50 students, has over 100 schools eligible, though not all field basketball teams.
Last season, the Peninsula Conference learned that it’s not just the Class 1A state tournament that got huge.
The Peninsula Conference can have up to 15 teams. Last season, six girls teams and nine boys teams played at the conference tournament, a 26-game, four-day affair.