Jesuit, St. Joseph’s top Louisiana high school cross country polls

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Jesuit and St. Joseph’s Academy top the latest Louisiana Track and Field Coaches Association Cross Country polls released Tuesday.

The Blue Jays received eight first place votes and 98 points to top the boys poll while Catholic of Baton Rouge received a pair of first place votes and 92 votes and is second. Mandeville is third with Brother Martin fourth and Ruston fifth. Ruston, E.D. White Catholic, St. Michael, West Monroe, St. Paul’s and Zachary round out the top ten.

St. Joseph’s Academy is the unanimous No. 1 team in the girls poll with 100 points. Vandebilt Catholic is second with 90 points. Fontainebleau is third with Episcopal fourth and Dominican fifth. E.D. White Catholic is sixth with Mount Carmel Academy seventh, Ruston eighth, St. Scholastica ninth and Mandeville at No. 10.

LTFCA polls:

1) Jesuit 98
2) Catholic (BR) 92
3) Mandeville (78)
4) Brother Martin (67)
5) Ruston (55)
6) E.D. White Catholic (48)
7) St. Michael (33)
8) West Monroe (26)
9) St. Paul’s (14)
10) Zachary (12)
Others receiving votes: Holy Cross, Teurlings Catholic, Archbishop Rummel, Belle Chasse

1) St. Joseph’s Academy 100
2) Vandebilt Catholic 90
3) Fontainebleau 78
4) Episcopal 66
5) Dominican 57
6) E.D. White Catholic 47
7) Mount Carmel Academy 39
8) Ruston 31
9) St. Scholastica 25
10) Mandeville 11
Others receiving votes: St. Michael, Teurlings Catholic

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