John Curtis finishes No. 1 in High School Football America Louisiana Top 10 high school football rankings

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On the strength of its Division I state championship 49-7 win against defending state champ Catholic (Baton Rouge), John Curtis finishes 2018 as the No. 1 team in the High School Football America Louisiana Top 10 that is created with our proprietary algorithm. 

The Patriots, who captured their 27th overall football championship, climbed over two-time Division II champ University Lab (Baton Rouge). U-High had held the No. 1 spot since the release of our Preseason Top 10. The state championship also helped JC moved up to No. 25 in the High School Football America 100 national rankings.

U-High falls to No. 2 in the final rankings, followed by No. 3 Edna Karr, which won its third straight 4A title. Two-time Class 5A champ Zachary finishes No. 4 after knocking-off former No. 5 West Monroe.

The top six teams in the Louisiana Top 10 are also ranked in the High School Football America 100.

High School Football America Louisiana Top 10

No. 1 John Curtis (13-0), LW: #2

No. 2 University Lab (Baton Rouge) (13-0), LW: #1

No. 3 Edna Karr (15-0), LW: #3

No. 4 Zachary (13-2), LW: #7

No. 5 Warren Easton (11-3), LW: #6

No. 6 West Monroe (14-1), LW: #5

No. 7 Catholic (Baton Rouge) (11-2), LW: #4

No. 8 John Ehret (12-2), LW: #8

No. 9 Destrehan (12-2), LW: #9

No. 10 Archbishop Rummel (9-3), LW: #10

Editor’s Note: The High School Football America national, regional and state rankings are developed using our proprietary algorithm.L

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