West Monroe, De La Salle, Notre Dame, Logansport take over top spots in CrescentCitySports.com Top 10 rankings

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While Evangel and John Curtis may likely remain the two best teams in Division I and the statewide 5A rankings, both lost to national powers this past weekend.

By virtue of two impressive wins over very good opponents, West Monroe has moved into the top spot in Class 5A in the week three CrescentCitySports.com Top 10 rankings.

The Rebels defeated John Ehret and Booker T. Washington of Oklahoma, scoring 77 points against very good opposition.

Evangel falls to second after a 28-7 loss at Allen, TX while John Curtis moves down to third after falling 22-9 to nationally ranked Grayson, GA in The Battle on the Border in Shreveport. Rummel is still fourth after having its game at Escambia, FL canceled due to Hurricane Irma. Scotlandville is fifth with Acadiana moving up to sixth after an impressive win over Ruston. Barbe cracks the top 10 at No. 7 after a huge win over defending Division III state champion Riverside while Catholic of Baton Rouge moves in a No. 8 after a big win at Zachary. John Ehret moves back in at the ninth spot after a thrilling win over Hahnville and Ouachita Parish also moves into the rankings at No. 10 after a big win over talented Sulphur.

The top teams remain the same in 4A with defending state champion Karr still first after a very impressive 24-0 win over Landry-Walker. Talented Warren Easton is second after a solid 29-0 win over Brother Martin with St. Thomas More knocking on the door after another impressive shutout, 49-0 over Comeaux. Parkview Baptist is fourth after a good 29-7 win over East Ascension with Neville down to fifth after another loss, this one to a very good Warren Central, MS squad. Plaquemine, Teurlings Catholic, McDonogh 35 and Carencro keep the next four slots with North DeSoto taking over the tenth spot following a 35-7 win over North Webster.

In 3A, De La Salle jumps into the top spot after making a statement with a 38-12 win over a good St. Augustine team at the first-ever prep football game at Yulman Stadium. University High is now a very close second after beating defending Division IV state champ Southern Lab. St. Charles Catholic is a strong third after a huge victory over 5A power Destrehan with West Feliciana fourth after a big win over 4A Livonia and St. James fifth after downing parish rival Lutcher. Sterlington is a strong sixth after a great win over Ouachita Christian. Iowa, Jena and Berwick all won to hold the next three spots and Jennings moves in at No. 10 after debuting with a very good 26-10 win over Eunice.

Notre Dame moves into the top spot in 2A after opening its season with a nice 38-7 win over Breaux Bridge while Amite holds second after a thrilling win over Loranger. Riverside remains the best team in the class but drops to third after being ambushed by a good 5A team in Barbe. Many is a very strong fourth after demolishing Marksville 50-12. St. Helena holds onto the fifth spot after another good win over East Feliciana. Kinder, Catholic of New Iberia remain in the next three spots with Ferriday up to ninth after spanking Franklin Parish 52-0. Newman moves in at No. 10 after blasting Thomas Jefferson 42-0.

Defending state champion Logansport moves up to the top spot in Class 1A after a 42-0 whitewash of Lakeview. Haynesville falls to second after a narrow 21-20 loss to 4A Minden. Kentwood moves into third after an easy win over Jewel Sumner while West St. John moves up to fourth after a 34-0 win over South Plaquemines. Oak Grove is a strong fifth after whipping Wossman 26-6. St. Mary’s is up to sixth after handling Winnfield while Oberlin moves up to seventh after a convincing win over Delcambre. Ouachita Christian falls to eighth. Covenant Christian stays in the nine spot after doubling up The Church Academy. Lafayette Christian moves up to 10th after crushing Loreauville.

Here are your CrescentCitySports.com Top 10 rankings for week three:

1) West Monroe (2-0)
2) Evangel (1-1)
3) John Curtis (1-1)
4) Rummel (1-0)
5) Scotlandville (2-0)
6) Acadiana (2-0)
7) Barbe (2-0)
8) Catholic-BR (2-0)
9) John Ehret (1-1)
10) Ouachita Parish (2-0)
Others to watch: Landry-Walker, Byrd, Covington, Airline, Parkway, Zachary, St. Paul’s, Ruston, Sulphur, Destrehan

1) Karr (2-0)
2) Warren Easton (2-0)
3) St. Thomas More (2-0)
4) Parkview Baptist (1-1)
5) Neville (0-2)
6) Plaquemine (2-0)
7) Teurlings Catholic (2-0)
8) McDonogh 35 (1-1)
9) Carencro (1-0)
10) North DeSoto (2-0)
Others to watch: Carver, Vandebilt Catholic, E.D. White Catholic, Benton, Lakeshore, Livonia, Tioga, Leesville, DeRidder, Woodlawn (SH)

1) De La Salle (2-0)
2) University (1-0)
3) St. Charles Catholic (2-0)
4) West Feliciana (2-0)
5) St. James (2-0)
6) Sterlington (2-0)
7) Iowa (2-0)
8) Jena (2-0)
9) Berwick (2-0)
10) Jennings (1-0)
Others to watch: Crowley, Archbishop Hannan, Loranger, Donaldsonville, Madison Prep, Eunice, Union Parish, Iota, Caldwell Parish, Richwood

1) Notre Dame (1-0)
2) Amite (2-0)
3) Riverside (1-1)
4) Many (2-0)
5) St. Helena (2-0)
6) Kinder (2-0)
7) Catholic-NI (2-0)
8) Welsh (1-0)
9) Ferriday (2-0)
10) Newman (2-0)
Others to watch: Mangham, Ascension Episcopal, Episcopal, Northeast, Holy Savior Menard, Rayville, Dunham, Lakeside, Rosepine, Calvary Baptist

1) Logansport (2-0)
2) Haynesville (1-1)
3) Kentwood (1-1)
4) West St. John (1-1)
5) Oak Grove (2-0)
6) St. Mary’s (2-0)
7) Oberlin (2-0)
8) Ouachita Christian (1-1)
9) Covenant Christian (2-0)
10) Lafayette Christian (2-0)
Others to watch: Ascension Catholic, Plain Dealing, Elton, Cedar Creek, Delhi Charter, Opelousas Catholic, Sacred Heart (VP), Woodlawn (BR), Vermilion Catholic. St. Frederick

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Born and raised in the New Orleans area, CCSE CEO Ken Trahan has been a sports media fixture in the community for nearly four decades. Ken started NewOrleans.com/Sports with Bill Hammack and Don Jones in 2008. In 2011, the site became SportsNOLA.com. On August 1, 2017, Ken helped launch CrescentCitySports.com. Having accumulated national awards/recognition (National Sports Media Association, National Football…

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