Catholic, STM, Holy Cross, Lusher, Pope John Paul top state coaches rankings

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Area Prep Soccer Report for Tuesday, Jan. 25

Catholic of Baton Rouge, St. Thomas More, Holy Cross, Lusher Charter and Pope John Paul II top the latest Louisiana High School Soccer Coaches Association rankings released Monday.

The Bears top Division I and received all 10 first-place votes with St. Amant second and St. Paul’s third. Jesuit is fourth with Sulphur fifth. Archbishop Rummel fell to seventh and Brother Martin is No. 9.

St. Thomas More and Holy Cross are tied for first in Division II, though the Cougars received four first-place votes to three for the Tigers. Ben Franklin received one first-place vote and is third with East Jefferson fourth and Neville fifth. Bonnabel is seventh.

Lusher Charter is the top-ranked team in Division III. The Lions received five first-place votes to edge University High for the top spot. The Cubs got four first-place votes. Vandebilt Catholic is third with Bossier fourth and St. Louis Catholic fifth. New Orleans Military & Maritime is seventh and Archbishop Hannan is tenth.

Pope John Paul II is the No. 1 team in Division IV. The Jaguars received six first-place votes. Episcopal is second with Northlake Christian third and Episcopal of Acadiana fourth. Newman is fifth with Morris Jeff Community eighth and St. Martin’s Episcopal tenth.

Here are your LHSSCA rankings for Jan. 24-30:

DIVISION I
1 Catholic – B.R. [10] 150 (12-0-3)
2 St. Amant 126 (13-0-6)
2 St. Paul’s 126 (9-1-5)
4 Jesuit 122 (13-2-5)
5 Sulphur 104 (18-2-1)
6 Alexandria 98 (14-2-2)
7 Archbishop Rummel 82 (18-5-2)
8 Byrd 73 (10-6-4)
9 Brother Martin 68 (6-5-6)
10 Denham Springs 65 (10-4-4)

Others receiving votes:
Dutchtown 59 (9-3-5)
Southside 58 (12-10-1)
Captain Shreve 30 (14-8-3)
Grace King 14 (10-2-0)
Northshore 11 (15-6-1)
H.L. Bourgeois 5 (11-4-4)
Mandeville 4 (8-7-3)
Lafayette 2 (9-7-3)
Walker 2 (11-6-2)
East Ascension 1 (7-9-3)

DIVISION II
1 St. Thomas More [4] 112 (12-3-3)
1 Holy Cross [3] 112 (17-5-1)
3 Ben Franklin [1] 103 (13-4-4)
4 East Jefferson 101 (13-5-0)
5 Neville 80 (13-3-1)
6 Caddo Magnet 72 (16-6-1)
7 Bonnabel 71 (10-4-2)
8 Benton 63 (12-7-2)
9 Ouachita Parish 43 (15-4-2)
9 Parkway 43 (11-8-1)

Others receiving votes:
Beau Chene 28 (13-8-2)
Live Oak 27 (9-8-2)
Archbishop Shaw 27 (10-7-2)
Northwood – Shrev. 23 (13-5-2)
Belle Chasse 21 (7-4-3)
Woodlawn – B.R. 12 (10-4-1)
Riverdale 10 (8-4-3)
Sam Houston 6 (9-8-2)
South Terrebonne 5 (8-10-0)
Haughton 1 (6-12-2)

DIVISION III
1 Lusher Charter [5] 157 (18-3-2)
2 University Lab [4] 154 (15-1-3)
3 Vandebilt Catholic [2] 150 (17-4-2)
4 Bossier 129 (16-2-3)
5 St. Louis Catholic 125 (13-5-5)
6 Leesville 94 (15-5-1)
7 N.O. Military & Maritime 90 (10-8-1)
8 David Thibodaux 74 (12-3-2)
9 Morgan City 55 (13-3-2)
10 Archbishop Hannan 54 (9-8-3)

Others receiving votes:
Loyola Prep 52 (8-7-1)
Teurlings Catholic 46 (9-8-0)
St. Michael 44 (12-5-2)
Haynes Academy 36 (11-7-1)
North Vermilion 28 (10-6-1)
Parkview Baptist 21 (10-4-3)
Kenner Discovery 6 (8-6-3)
Sterlington 3 (9-5-1)
E.D. White 1 (5-10-3)
DeRidder 1 (7-11-1)

DIVISION IV
1 Pope John Paul II [6] 104 (12-1-5)
2 Episcopal [1] 97 (12-5-1)
3 Northlake Christian 89 (13-2-0)
4 Episcopal of Acadiana 86 (11-3-2)
5 Isidore Newman 77 (7-6-3)
6 Ascension Episcopal 59 (10-7-1)
7 River Oaks 58 (10-2-2)
8 Ouachita Christian 45 (10-1-3)
8 Morris Jeff Community 45 (8-4-2)
10 St. Martin’s Episcopal 43 (9-6-2)

Others receiving votes:
Dunham 30 (7-5-1)
Metairie Park Country Day 30 (7-5-2)
St. Thomas Aquinas 28 (6-7-3)
Holy Savior Menard 19 (8-5-2)
Grace Christian 15 (10-4-0)
St. Charles 8 (11-5-1)
Westminster Christian 6 (9-7-1)
Lafayette Christian 1 (7-7-2)

Area Prep Soccer Results from Monday, Jan. 24

Boys
Chalmette 3, Thomas Jefferson 0
Covington 5, Slidell 2
East Jefferson 6, Bonnabel 0
Fisher 5, Sarah Reed 0
Higgins 4, Landry 0
New Orleans Military & Maritime 3, Belle Chasse 1
Slidell 1, Fontainebleau 0
St. Martin’s Episcopal 1, Morris Jeff Community 1

Girls
Covington 8, Salmen 0
Destrehan 8, East St. John 0
E.D. White Catholic 1, Lutcher 0
Fontainebleau 4, Slidell 2
Higgins 1, Landry 0
H.L. Bourgeois 8, Riverside Academy 0
Kenner Discovery 5, New Orleans Military & Maritime 0
Live Oak 8, Hammond 0

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