CISD ranked 12th in Lone Star Cup standings

The University Interscholastic League’s Lone Star Cup is awarded annually to six high schools, one in each of the six UIL classifications (1A, 2A, 3A, 4A, 5A and 6A). The award honors the best overall athletic and academic programs in Texas based on their team performance in district and state championships.

Using activities and events from the fall semester of the 2018-’19 school year, including marching band, team tennis, cross country and volleyball, Canton and Wills Point are currently tied for 12th among all 4A schools in the state of Texas.

Standings in the 4A division include: Canyon, 40 points; Decatur, 34 points; Argyle, 27 points; Lamar Fulshear and Midlothian Heritage, 23 points each; China Spring and Melissa, 22 points each; Needville, 21 points; Andrews and Hereford, 19 points each; La Vernia, 17 points; Canton, Wills Point and Paris North Lamar, 16 points each.

Points are awarded in a variety of ways according to the UIL's system. For example, a district title in football is worth four points, with each win in the playoffs adding two points. A team tennis district tile is worth two points, with each victory or advancement in the playoffs adding an additional point.

The winning schools in each classification will receive the UIL Lone Star Cup trophy and a $1,000 scholarship, also presented by the UIL.

Sports and activities from other extracurricular activities that will also be factored into the UIL's final Lone Star Cup Rankings will include overall performance in football, baseball, basketball, softball, soccer, tennis, track and field, swimming, golf, wrestling, One-Act Play and the State Academic Meet. 

Argyle has won the 4A Lone Star Cup for three consecutive school years, and five years consecutively counting their 2013-’14 win in the 3A classification.