Archbishop Rummel finishes #1 in Louisiana Writers Poll

Archbishop Rummel Raiders football

Archbishop Rummel and West Monroe are ranked next to each other in the High School Football America National Top 50 — the Raiders are ranked #39 in the nation, while West Monroe is #40.  The Louisiana Sports Writers Association agrees, as they also have the schools 1-2 in their final Class 5A rankings.

LSWA STATE PREP FOOTBALL POLLS

The top 10 teams in each classification, as voted on by members of the Louisiana Sports Writers Association. The polls are released each Tuesday during the season. (Links to metro area teams are highlighted.)

FINAL

CLASS 5A
Rank Team Rec 1st Pts Last
1 Rummel 9-1 6 116 1
2 West Monroe 10-0 4 111 2
3 Destrehan 9-0 101 3
4 John Curtis 7-2 87 5
5 Zachary 9-1 73 6
6 Parkway 9-1 71 7
7 Byrd 9-1 54 8
8 Evangel 8-2 49 4
9 Brother Martin 8-2 40 9
10 St. Paul’s 9-1 33 10
CLASS 4A
Rank Team Rec 1st Pts Last
1 Neville 10-0 10 120 1
2 Crowley 10-0 109 2
3 Warren Easton 9-1 97 3
4 St. Thomas More 8-2 91 4
5 Teurlings Catholic 7-3 73 6
6 Bastrop 8-2 62 7
7 Benton 9-1 57 8
8 McDonogh 35 8-2 43 5
9 Franklinton 7-3 42 9
10 Minden 8-2 25 10
CLASS 3A
Rank Team Rec 1st Pts Last
1 University 9-1 7 115 1
2 Lutcher 9-1 3 113 3
3 De La Salle 9-1 89 2
4 North Webster 8-2 84 4
5 Eunice 9-1 79 5
6 Jena 10-0 65 7
7 Parkview Baptist 7-3 63 6
8 Patterson 8-2 54 8
9 St. Louis 7-3 46 9
10 South Beauregard 8-2 23 NR
CLASS 2A
Rank Team Rec 1st Pts Last
1 Notre Dame 10-0 8 116 1
2 Many 9-1 1 107 2
3 Riverside 9-1 1 99 3
4 Ouachita Christian 9-1 85 4
5 St. Thomas Aquinas 10-0 76 5
6 Calvary Baptist 8-2 66 6
7 Madison Prep 10-0 61 7
8 Kinder 9-1 54 9
9 St. Charles 8-2 48 8
10 Sterlington 7-3 20 NR
CLASS 1A
Rank Team Rec 1st Pts Last
1 St. Mary’s 10-0 6 112 1
2 Kentwood 9-1 3 109 3
3 Haynesville 8-2 94 5
4 Central Catholic 9-1 87 7
5 Vermillion Catholic 8-2 79 6
6 Ascension Episcopal 9-1 1 70 2
7 Southern Lab 6-3 60 4
8 Hamilton Christian 9-1 53 8
9 Basile 9-1 44 9
10 East Beauregard 8-2 25 10

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