LATHAM, NY – The New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) has approved a 6th classification for 7 different sports starting in the 2023-24 school year.

Representatives from all 11 sections voted to approve boys basketball, girls basketball, boys soccer, girls soccer, baseball, softball and girls volleyball to begin competing with a new class.

The decision was reached at the annual central committee meeting on Wednesday.