Jesuit, St. Joseph’s, Parkview Baptist, Episcopal top Louisiana high school cross country rankings

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Jesuit, St. Joseph’s, Parkview Baptist and Episcopal top the first Louisiana Track and Field Coaches Association Cross Country rankings released Monday evening.

Jesuit is a unanimous choice for the top spot among boys large school rankings with Ruston second. Parkway is third with Brother Martin fourth and Catholic of Baton Rouge fifth.

St. Joseph’s Academy leads the way in the girls large school rankings in unanimous fashion. Ruston is second with Vandebilt Catholic third. Mount Carmel Academy is fourth and Benton is ranked fifth. St. Scholastica is ranked seventh while Academy of The Sacred Heart of New Orleans is No. 10.

In the small school rankings, Parkview Baptist received nine first-place votes to earn the top spot with Episcopal getting the other first-place vote and coming in at No. 2. St. Michael is third with E.D. White Catholic fourth and Newman fifth. St. Martin’s Episcopal is eighth and John Curtis Christian is ninth.

Episcopal is No. 1 in unanimous fashion in the girls small school category with E.D. White Catholic second and University Lab third. St. Martin’s Episcopal is fourth while Newman is fifth. St. Thomas Aquinas is sixth.

Louisiana Track and Field Coaches Association

Boys Large School Rankings
Rank Team Points

1 Jesuit (10) 100
2 Ruston 83
3 Parkway 72
4 Brother Martin 64
5 Catholic (BR) 51
6 Central Lafourche 50
7 Walker 41
8 Benton 30
9 Teurlings Catholic 24
10 Mandeville 20

Others receiving votes: Zachary, Holy Cross, Belle Chasse

Girls Large School Rankings
Rank Team Points

1 St. Joseph’s (10) 100
2 Ruston 90
3 Vandebilt Catholic 80
4 Mount Carmel 68
5 Benton 60
6 Walker 50
7 St. Scholastica 33
8 Dutchtown 29
9 Parkway 26
10 Sacred Heart- NO 7

Others receiving votes: Teurlings Catholic, Byrd

Boys Small School Rankings
Rank Team Points

1 Parkview Baptist (9) 96
2 Episcopal (1) 90
3 St. Michael 73
4 E.D. White Catholic 64
5 Newman 58
6 University Lab 50
7 ESA 40
8 St. Martin’s Episcopal 32
9 John Curtis Christian 16
10 Houma Christian 6

Others receiving votes: Cedar Creek, Holy Savior Menard, D’ Arbonne Woods, Erath, St. Frederick, Ascension Catholic

Girls Small School Rankings
Rank Team Points

1 Episcopal (10) 100
2 E.D. White Catholic 90
3 University Lab 72
4 St. Martin’s Episcopal 70
5 Newman 57
6 St. Thomas Aquinas 30
7 Parkview Baptist 29
8 Cedar Creek 24
9 St. Michael 23
10 Houma Christian 17

Others receiving votes: ARCA, St. Frederick, Ascension Episcopal, Central Private, ESA, Erath, West Feliciana

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