Soccer: St. Paul’s, Holy Cross, Northshore top power ratings as playoffs approach
Area Prep Soccer Report for Tuesday, Feb. 4
The final LHSAA soccer power ratings were released early Tuesday morning.
Unbeaten St. Paul’s easily tops the Division I boys ratings with Catholic of Baton Rouge second. Denham Springs is third with Dutchtown fourth. Jesuit is fifth, Brother Martin is No. 6 and Mandeville is tenth.
In Division II, Holy Cross is just ahead of St. Thomas More for the top spot. Beau Chene is third with Neville fourth and Ben Franklin fifth. East Jefferson is sixth with Bonnabel seventh and Helen Cox eighth.
Vandebilt Catholic is No. 1 in Division III with Lusher Charter second. University High is third with E.D. White Catholic fourth. New Orleans Military & Maritime is ninth.
On the girls side, Northshore has the top seed with Mount Carmel Academy second. Mandeville is third with Dominican fourth. Hahnville is tenth.
St. Thomas More has the top spot in Division II with Neville second and Caddo Magnet third. Lakeshore is fourth and Ben Franklin is sixth.
In Division III, Loyola Prep is No. 1 with Archbishop Hannan second. University High is third and St. Louis Catholic is fourth.
Houma Christian tops Division IV with Newman second, Episcopal third and Christ Episcopal fourth. Northlake Christian is seventh, McGehee is ninth and Pope John Paul II is No. 10.
In boys action Monday, Lusher Charter concluded its excellent regular season on a high, blanking St. Martin’s Episcopal 4-0 at Brees Family Field Monday.
Lusher has won five straight matches and extended its streak of not losing a match to 11 games.
The story was senior Allan Buezo, who recorded a hat trick for the Lions while sophomore Jack Eisele added the other goal. Sophomore Russell Brown had a pair of assists.
The Lions (17-2-4) enter the playoffs as the likely second seed in Division III, behind only Vandebilt Catholic while the Saints fell to 10-9 with the loss.
Area Prep Soccer Results for Monday, Feb. 3
Acadiana 7, Fontainebleau 3
Belle Chasse 4, Chalmette 4
Bonnabel 4, Archbiship Hannan 1
East Jefferson 1, St. Amant 0
International High 1, McMain 1
Lusher Charter 4, St. Martin’s Episcopal 0
New Orleans Military & Maritime 3, Helen Cox 1
Northshore 1, Pearl River 0
Terrebonne 5, De La Salle 1
Academy of Sacred Heart (NO) 2, Christ Episcopal 0
Archbishop Hannan 3, Central Lafourche 1
H.L. Bourgeois 4, Patrick Taylor 1
Destrehan 8, East Jefferson 0
Dominican 2, Ben Franklin 1
Fontainebleau 3, St. Amant 2
Hahnville 2, McGehee 2
Haynes Academy 3, Country Day 2
Ponchatoula 5, Hammond 1
West Jefferson 8, Helen Cox 0
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