Jesuit, St. Joseph’s, U-High, Episcopal top Louisiana cross country rankings

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Jesuit and St. Joseph’s Academy remain the unanimous top-ranked teams in the latest Louisiana Track & Field Coaches Association large schools poll.

The Blue Jays received all 10 first-place votes to rank first on the boys side with Ruston second and Catholic of Baron Rouge third. Mandeville was fourth with Brother Martin fifth. Belle Chasse is seventh and St. Paul’s is ninth.

The Redstickers received all 10 first-place votes to rank first on the girls side with Ruston second and Dominican third. Vandebilt Catholic is fourth and Mount Carmel Academy is fifth. Mandeville is sixth with St. Scholastica ninth.

University High is ranked No. 1 in the boys small school poll, receiving eight first-place votes. Episcopal is second with Dunham, who got the other two first-place votes, placing third. Parkview Baptist is fourth with D’Arbonne Woods fifth. Christ Episcopal is tenth.

Episcopal is first in the girls small school rankings with the Knights receiving all 10 first-place votes. Christ Episcopal if second with Episcopal of Acadiana third. Cedar Creek is fourth with E.D. White Catholic fifth. Newman is sixth with St. Martin’s Episcopal seventh.

LTFCA Polls for Monday, Nov. 8

Boys Large School Rankings
Rank Team Points

1 Jesuit (10) 100
2 Ruston 90
3 Catholic (BR) 80
4 Mandeville 64
5 Brother Martin 62
6 Zachary 47
7 Belle Chasse 25
8 Teurlings Catholic 24
9 St. Paul’s 23
10 Parkway 14
Others Receiving Votes: Holy Cross, St. Michael

Girls Large School Rankings
Rank Team Points

1 St. Joseph’s (10) 100
2 Ruston 85
3 Dominican 82
4 Vandebilt Catholic 72
5 Mount Carmel Academy 60
6 Mandeville 57
7 Teurlings Catholic 45
8 Byrd 20
9 St. Michael 14
10 St. Scholastica 13
Others Receiving Votes: Fontainebleau, Lafayette, Denham Springs

Boys Small School Rankings
Rank Team Points
1 University High (8) 93
2 Episcopal-Baton Rouge 90
3 Dunham (2) 80
4 Parkview Baptist 77
5 D’Arbonne Woods 60
6 Episcopal-Acadiana 45
7 Holy Savior Menard 39
8 Loyola Prep 35
9 Ascension Catholic 10
10 Christ Episcopal 9
Others Receiving Votes: West Feliciana

Girls Small School Rankings
Rank Team Points

1 Episcopal-Baton Rouge (10) 100
2 Christ Episcopal 84
3 Episcopal-Acadiana 83
4 Cedar Creek 74
5 E.D. White Catholic 53
6 Newman 47
7 St. Martin’s Episcopal 45
8 Holy Savior Menard 31
9 University High 24
10 St. Frederick 8
Others Receiving Votes: Country Day

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