Catholic, St. Joseph’s continue atop Louisiana High School Cross Country Polls

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Catholic of Baton Rouge and St. Joseph’s Academy of Baton Rouge remain atop the latest Louisiana Track & Field Coaches Association Cross Country polls released Monday.

Catholic is a unanimous choice as the top team on the boys side with St. Paul’s second and Mandeville third. Ruston is fourth with Brother Martin fifth. Episcopal is sixth, Holy Cross is seventh, Jesuit checks in at eighth, West Monroe is ninth and Belle Chasse is 10th.

St. Joseph Academy is the unanimous choice on the girls side for the top spot. Mandeville is second with Vandebilt Catholic third. Mount Carmel Academy is fourth with Fontainebleau at No. 5. St. Michael is sixth with Episcopal seventh and Academy of The Sacred Heart of New Orleans eighth. Lusher Charter is ninth with Dominican 10th.

Here are the results from today’s LTFCA coaches poll. It is a composite poll (all classes combined).

Boys Composite Rankings
Rank Team Points
1 Catholic (10) 100
2 St. Paul’s 90
3 Mandeville 74
4 Ruston 72
5 Brother Martin 61
6 Episcopal 47
7 Holy Cross 44
8 Jesuit 27
9 West Monroe 13
10 Belle Chasse 12

Others receiving votes: Zachary, University

Girls Composite Rankings
Rank Team Points
1 St. Joseph (10) 100
2 Mandeville 83
3 Vandebilt Catholic 81
4 Mount Carmel Academy 74
5 Fontainebleau 63
6 St. Michael 53
7 Episcopal 34
8 Sacred Heart-NO 19
9 Lusher Charter 17
10 Dominican 16

Others receiving votes: Newman, St. Scholastica

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