Q: Is realignment and having schools of strictly similar sizes play each other in state tournaments a good thing?
Barner: Yeah, I think it’s a good thing, but I think it was that way before, except for schools like Phoebus and Bruton that choose to play up. That was their choice. It was (similar) schools before.
Peters: I agree. I think it was pretty well set. It’s like the old saying goes, “If it’s not broke, why try to fix it?” They could’ve tweaked and made little adjustments here and there, but I didn’t see anything wrong with the way the system was before.
Q: Why do you think the system was changed?
Peters: I think...