CCS Football Rankings: Lafayette Christian takes over top spot in Class 2A

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Lafayette Christian won the 2018 LHSAA Division IV football title.

In the end, Lafayette Christian edged Notre Dame 17-14 on a last second field goal as the Knights rallied from seven points down to pick up a huge victory.

As a result, LCA replaces the Pios as the new No. 1 team in Class 2A with unbeaten Newman remaining second. Notre Dame drops to third with St. Charles Catholic fourth off of an impressive win at Franklinton in a game seen live at Newman hosts St. Charles Catholic in a huge showdown this Friday night. Ferriday is fifth with Amite sixth. Dunham, Catholic of New Iberia, Many and Kentwood round out the top 10.

In Class 5A, the top teams remain the same with high scoring John Curtis Christian at No. 1 and Catholic of Baton Rouge second and Archbishop Rummel third. West Monroe remains fourth with Acadiana fifth. Hahnville is sixth with unbeaten Central now seventh. Alexandria is eighth with Captain Shreve ninth and Zachary tenth.

In Class 4A, Lakeshore solidified its spot at the top with an impressive win at Westgate, a week after Westgate shocked St. Thomas More. Karr is second with St. Thomas More third and Tioga fourth. Neville is fifth with Bastrop sixth. Carencro moves up to seventh with Assumption up to eighth. Westgate is ninth and Evangel Christian moved back into the rankings at No. 10.

In 3A, St. James continues to be the chalk off of another impressive win over Donaldsonville. Sterlington is a strong second with unbeaten Loranger third and Madison Prep fourth. University High is fifth and Church Point is sixth. Crowley is seventh with Iota eighth, Caldwell Parish ninth and De La Salle is tenth.

In 1A, unbeaten Ascension Catholic remains the top team with unbeaten Calvary Baptist second and Ouachita Christian third off of a very good win over Oak Grove. Vermilion Catholic is fourth with unbeaten Oberlin fifth. Oak Grove drops to sixth with Southern Lab now seventh. Catholic of Pointe Coupee scored a huge win over Opelousas Catholic and moves in at No. 8. West St. John outscored Country Day to move to ninth with Opelousas Catholic tenth.

Here are your Top 10 rankings for Week eight:

Class 5A
1) John Curtis Christian (7-0)
2) Catholic (BR) (7-0)
3) Archbishop Rummel (7-0)
4) West Monroe (6-1)
5) Acadiana (7-0)
6) Hahnville (7-0)
7) Central (7-0)
8) Alexandria (6-1)
9) Captain Shreve (6-1)
10) Zachary (4-2)
Others to watch: Brother Martin, Ruston, Sam Houston, Airline, Haughton, Walker, East Ascension, Thibodaux, East St. John, Scotlandville

Class 4A
1) Lakeshore (7-0)
2) Karr (4-2)
3) St. Thomas More (5-2)
4) Tioga (7-0)
5) Neville (5-2)
6) Bastrop (6-1)
7) Carencro (6-1)
8) Assumption (6-1)
9) Westgate (5-2)
10) Evangel Christian (3-4)
Others to watch: Breaux Bridge, DeRidder, Eunice, Belle Chasse, Leesville, Northwood, Minden, Pearl River, Warren Easton, Peabody

Class 3A
1) St. James (7-0)
2) Sterlington (6-0)
3) Loranger (6-0)
4) Madison Prep (6-1)
5) University High (5-2)
6) Church Point (4-2)
7) Crowley (6-1)
8) Iota (6-1)
9) Caldwell Parish (6-1)
10) De La Salle (3-3)
Others to watch: Loyola Prep, Union Parish, Marksville, Baker, Jena, North Webster, Wossman, Carroll, Parkview Baptist, Bossier

Class 2A
1) Lafayette Christian (7-0)
2) Newman (7-0)
3) Notre Dame (6-1)
4) St. Charles Catholic (6-1)
5) Ferriday (6-1)
6) Amite (5-2)
7) Dunham (6-1)
8) Catholic (NI) (4-3)
9) Many (4-3)
10) Kentwood (4-3)
Others to watch: North Caddo, Mangham, Ascension Episcopal, Episcopal, Red River, Pine, Lake Arthur, Avoyelles, Lakeview, Kinder

Class 1A
1) Ascension Catholic (6-0)
2) Calvary Baptist (7-0)
3) Ouachita Christian (6-1)
4) Vermilion Catholic (6-1)
5) Oberlin (7-0)
6) Oak Grove (4-3)
7) Southern Lab (3-3)
8) Catholic (PC) 5-2
9) West St. John (4-3)
10) Opelousas Catholic (6-1)
Others to watch: Country Day, Haynesville, Cedar Creek, Central Catholic, Sacred Heart (VP), Hamilton Christian, Grand Lake, Logansport, White Castle, East Iberville

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