Bearcats climb in 5A poll

Ruston is ranked No. 5 in Class 5A in this week’s Top 10 poll.

Ruston High moved up one spot to No. 5 in this week’s Louisiana Sports Writers Association Class 5A football poll.

The Bearcats defeated No. 3 ranked (Class 4A) Lafayette Christian 35-20 in Friday night. The Bearcats will play No. 2 ranked (Class 4A) Neville this Friday night at Hoss Garrett Stadium. It will mark the 5th straight Top 10 opponent that Ruston has played to start this season.

Class 5A

School 1st rec pts prev

  1. Destrehan (4) 4-0 113 2
  2. Catholic-Baton Rouge 3-1 99 3
  3. Karr (6) 1-3 98 1
  4. Zachary 2-1 89 4
  5. Ruston 3-1 78 6
  6. Acadiana 3-1 74 5
  7. Byrd 4-0 62 9
  8. Brother Martin 3-1 50 10
  9. Archbishop Rummel 4-0 30 NR
  10. John Curtis 3-1 25 NR

Others receiving votes: St. Augustine 20, Captain Shreve 17, Parkway 16, West Monroe 5, Southside 5, Carencro 1.

Class 4A

School 1st rec pts prev

  1. Westgate (10) 4-0 120 1
  2. Neville 3-1 100 4
  3. Lafayette Christian 3-1 95 2
  4. St. Thomas More 3-1 89 3
  5. Warren Easton 3-1 83 5
  6. De La Salle 4-0 69 7
  7. Lutcher 3-1 61 8
  8. Leesville 4-0 43 9
  9. North DeSoto 4-0 29 T10
  10. Belle Chasse 4-0 26 T10

Others receiving votes: Teurlings Catholic 23, Northwood-Shreveport 20, West Feliciana 13, Huntington 4, Cecilia 2, Plaquemine2.

Class 3A

School 1st rec pts prev

  1. Union Parish (6) 3-1 113 2
  2. E.D. White (1) 3-1 103 1
  3. University (2) 2-2 97 3
  4. Church Point (1) 4-0 92 4
  5. Amite 3-1 77 6
  6. Madison Prep 2-2 61 7
  7. Abbeville 3-1 52 8
  8. St. James 3-1 50 9
  9. Lake Charles Prep 2-2 28 10
  10. Iowa 3-1 26 NR

Others receiving votes: Sterlington 25, John F. Kennedy 17, Parkview Baptist 12, Bogalusa 11, Carroll 7, St. Martinville 6, Westlake 3.

Class 2A

School 1st rec pts prev

  1. Many (12) 4-0 120 1
  2. Newman 3-1 109 2
  3. Oak Grove 3-1 82 6
  4. Notre Dame 3-1 78 3
  5. St. Charles Catholic 2-2 77 4
  6. North Caddo 3-1 63 5
  7. Dunham 3-1 54 7
  8. Calvary Baptist 2-2 53 8
  9. Mangham 3-1 51 9
  10. Avoyelles 3-1 39 10

Others receiving votes: Episcopal-Baton Rouge 29, Rosepine 10, Grand Lake 9, Welsh 4, General Trass 1.

Class 1A

School 1st rec pts prev

  1. Ouachita Christian (9) 4-0 119 1
  2. Homer (1) 3-1 109 2
  3. Southern Lab 2-1 98 3
  4. Kentwood 4-0 91 4
  5. Logansport 3-1 79 5
  6. Vermilion Catholic 4-0 77 6
  7. St. Frederick 3-1 47 9
  8. Riverside Academy 3-1 41 10
  9. Glenbrook Academy 4-0 39 NR
  10. Ascension Catholic 3-1 36 8

Others receiving votes: Haynesville 24, Catholic-Pointe Coupee 18, Central Catholic-Morgan City 5, St. Martin’s 3, Arcadia 1, Sacred Heart-Ville Platte 1.


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