Jesuit, Holy Cross, Vandebilt Catholic, Episcopal top boys state soccer rankings

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Area Prep Soccer Report for Wednesday, Jan. 5

The latest Louisiana High School Soccer Coaches Association rankings have Jesuit, Holy Cross, Vandebilt Catholic and Episcopal leading the way once again.

In Division I, the Blue Jays top the rankings with Catholic of Baton Rouge second. The two powers will square off at Pan American Stadium on Jan. 11. St. Amant is third with Alexandria fourth and St. Paul’s now fifth. Archbishop Rummel is sixth and the Raiders face Jesuit at Pan American Stadium this evening. Brother Martin is ninth.

Holy Cross continues to lead in Division II with St. Thomas More second. Ben Franklin is third with East Jefferson fourth and Caddo Magnet fifth. Bonnabel is sixth.

In Division III, Vandebilt Catholic is the No. 1 team with Lusher Charter second. University High is third with Bossier fourth and Leesville fifth. Archbishop Hannan is seventh with New Orleans Military & Maritime tenth.

Episcopal is the top-ranked team in Division IV with Pope John Paul II now second and Northlake Christian third. Episcopal of Acadiana is fourth and Newman is fifth. Country Day is seventh with St. Thomas Aquinas eighth.

Here are your LHSSCA rankings for the week of Jan. 3-9:

DIVISION I
1 Jesuit [8] 120
2 Catholic (B.R.) 106
3 St. Amant 102
4 Alexandria 97
5 St. Paul’s 93
6 Archbishop Rummel 72
6 Sulphur 72
8 Denham Springs 57
9 Brother Martin 40
10 Dutchtown 35
10 Captain Shreve 35

Others receiving votes:
Mandeville 32
Southside 24
Byrd 21
H.L. Bourgeois 16
Grace King 16
Northshore 11
Baton Rouge 4
Acadiana 3
Walker 3
Lafayette 1

DIVISION II
1 Holy Cross [6] 104
2 St. Thomas More [1] 93
2 Ben Franklin 93
4 East Jefferson 86
5 Caddo Magnet 69
6 Bonnabel 68
7 Benton 63
8 Neville 58
9 Ouachita Parish 47
10 Parkway 35

Others receiving votes:
Beau Chene 33
Live Oak 26
Archibishop Shaw 24
Woodlawn (B.R.) 20
Northwood 7
McKinley 7
West Ouachita 2
Sam Houston 2
Lakeshore 2
South Terrebonne 1

DIVISION III
1 Vandebilt Catholic [9] 135
2 Lusher Charter 122
3 University Lab 120
4 Bossier 108
5 Leesville 75
6 St. Louis Catholic 70
7 Archbishop Hannan 69
8 Loyola Prep 65
8 Morgan City 65
10 N.O. Military & Maritime 62

Others receiving votes:
David Thibodaux 50
Parkview Baptist 48
St. Michael 41
Haynes Academy 22
North Vermilion 16
Teurlings Catholic 10
DeRidder 1
Sterlington 1

DIVISION IV
1 Episcopal [9] 135
2 Pope John Paul II 126
3 Northlake Christian 114
4 Episcopal of Acadiana 106
5 Newman 96
6 River Oaks 74
6 Country Day 74
8 St. Thomas Aquinas 63
9 Dunham 57
10 Ascension Episcopal 44
10 Ouachita Christian 44

Others receiving votes:
St. Martin’s Episcopal 42
Holy Savior Menard 19
Westminster Christian 19
Grace Christian 14
Catholic (N.I.) 12
Ascension Christian 10
Covenant Christian 9
Morris Jeff Community 6
Calvary Baptist 5
Lafayette Christian 4
Glenmora 4
Rapides 3

Area Prep Soccer Results from Tuesday, Jan. 4

Boys
Archbishop Hannan 4, Pearl River 0
Belle Chasse 2, West Jefferson 2
Ben Franklin 8, Franklinton 0
Central Lafourche 4, Destrehan 1
Dutchtown 7, Newman 1
E.D. White Catholic 7, Sophie B. Wright 0
Hahnville 2, H.L. Bourgeois 2
Haynes Academy 5, De La Salle 0
Morgan City 7, Patrick Taylor 1
Pope John Paul II 6, St. Stanislaus (MS) 0
St. Charles Catholic 6, Ellender 1
St. Martin’s Episcopal 5, Sarah Reed 0

Girls
Dominican 5, Fontainebleau 0
Northshore 6, Newman 0
Vandebilt Catholic 4, Sacred Heart (NO) 0

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