Louisiana Overall Top 15 Rankings (Week 6)

Louisiana Overall Top 15 Rankings (Week 6)

LCA ATH Sage Ryan

1) John Curtis Christian (5-0) Previous Rank (1) last week:  beat Lake Placid (Fl.), 61-14.  Curtis scored seven touchdowns in the first half at Pan American Stadium with 226 yards rushing, according to Trevor Ritchie.  The visitors from Florida hung tough early, trailing 8-7 and 22-14 before the Patriots punched the accelerator.  Army quarterback commit Collin Guggenheim threw a touchdown pass and tacked on a 40-yard keeper for another score.  Entering last week’s game, Georgia commit Corey Wren had carried 40 times for 564 yards and six TD, while Guggenheim had accumulated 454 yards rushing on 45 attempts, and Shane Goins had 237 yards rushing on 24 attempts.  Next:  at Archbishop Shaw (2-3)  

2) Acadiana (5-0) Previous Rank (3) last week:  beat Southside, 64-14.  The Wreckin’ Rams scored 50 points in the first half for the second straight week, according to Ian Auzenne.  Junior running back Tyvin Zeno was one of three 100-yard rushers and scored four touchdowns.  Zeno ran for 141 yards, while Army commits Lucky Brooks and Dillan Monette totaled 118 and 103 yards.  Monette has 558 yards rushing this season.  Next:  vs. Comeaux (2-3)

3) Catholic-BR (5-0) Previous Rank (4) last week:  beat then-no. 2 St. Thomas More, 52-50.  Sophomore kicker Kylan Dupre nailed a last-second 34-yard field goal to lift the Bears to the road win in Lafayette.  It was Catholic’s fifth-straight win over STM, according to Kevin Foote.  Jackson Thomas was 23 of 30 passing for 320 yards and four touchdowns, three to wide receiver Jalen Toaston (6-163).  Josh Parker rushed for 135 yards on 14 carries with two TD.  Next:  vs. East Ascension (4-1)

4) St. Thomas More (4-1) Previous Rank (2) last week:  lost to then-no. 4 Catholic-BR, 52-50.  Junior wide receiver Jack Bech hauled in 15 receptions for 215 yards and two touchdowns in a nailbiter.  Bech has 700 yards receiving this year.  Harvard quarterback commit Caleb Holstein was 33 of 43 for 398 yards and three TD, bring his season total to 1,681 yards passing and 21 TD.  Next:  at Westgate (4-1)

5) Archbishop Rummel (5-0) Previous Rank (5) last week:  beat Archbishop Shaw, 42-0.  The Rummel defense has allowed six points in five games and no touchdowns.  Junior running back Logan Diggs ran for two first-half touchdowns vs. Shaw, and opportunistic Vanderbilt commit Donovan Kaufman returned a fumble 35 yards to paydirt.  According to Chris Dabe, LSU commit Koy Moore caught a TD pass from Jeff Wickersham and set up another score with a 38-yard punt return.  Next:  vs. no. 12 Brother Martin (5-0)

6) St. James (5-0) Previous Rank (6) last week:  beat Assumption, 35-7.  The Wildcats continued their assault of larger-school opponents with a stellar defensive effort, according to Chris Singleton.  The Class 3A frontrunners forced six turnovers with five interceptions.  Junior defensive lineman Saivion Jones, the state’s No. 16 junior prospect according to 247Sports, is having a strong season.  Next:  vs. Lutcher (2-3)

7) Haughton (5-0) Previous Rank (7) last week:  beat Benton, 36-7.  Arkansas baseball commit Peyton Stovall completed 27 of 43 passes for 458 yards and five touchdowns, according to Lee Hiller.  Louisiana Tech commit C.J. McWilliams caught three TD passes and finished with seven catches for 176 yards.  Next:  at Airline (4-1)

8) West Monroe (4-1) Previous Rank (8) last week:  beat Neville, 41-14.  After falling to Neville in the preseason jamboree, the Rebels turned the tables last week, according to Adam Hunsucker.  Derome Williams ran for 122 yards on 13 carries with two touchdowns, and H-back Cayden Pierce accounted for 117 all-purpose yards.  Next: at no. 10 ASH (5-0)

9) Notre Dame (5-0) Previous Rank (9) last week:  beat Kaplan, 38-22.  C.J. Thibodeaux continued his blistering pace on the ground with 21 rushes for 156 yards and two touchdowns, and six different Pioneers caught at least one pass.  Next:  at Welsh (1-4)

10) Alexandria Senior (5-0) Previous Rank (12) last week:  beat Green Oaks, 44-0.  The Trojans recorded their third straight shutout last week.  According to Lamar Gafford, ASH led 28-0 in the first quarter and five different players rushed for touchdowns.  Next:  vs. no. 8 West Monroe (4-1)

11) Destrehan (4-1) Previous Rank (13) last week:  beat H.L. Bourgeois, 40-14.  The Wildcats thundered to a 40-0 halftime lead, according to Ryan Arena.  Alabama commit Kyle Edwards scored on the first play from scrimmage, and freshman Jai Eugene Jr. got the start at quarterback in place of an injured Damarius Jackson.   Next:  at Terrebonne (2-3)

12) Brother Martin (5-0) Previous Rank (14) last week:  beat St. Augustine, 27-7.  The Crusaders forced six turnovers and held the Purple Knights to 62 rushing yards, according to Mike Strom.  Next:  at no. 5 Archbishop Rummel (5-0)

13) Carencro (5-0) Previous Rank (15) last week:  beat St. Martinville, 58-19.  Junior running backs Kendrell Williams and Traylon Prejean combined for 460 yards rushing and seven TD as the Bears scored 31 unanswered points to close out the game.  Next:  at Teurlings Catholic (4-1)

14) Hahnville (5-0) Previous Rank (NR) last week:  beat East St. John, 21-0.  Defensive lineman Adonis Friloux collected three sacks and safety Brandon Comardelle intercepted two passes, one a pick-six, according to Ryan Arena.  Next:  at Thibodaux (5-0)

15) Lafayette Christian (4-1) Previous Rank (NR) last week:  beat Evangel Christian, 35-28.  Errol Rogers Jr. threw for 281 yards and three TD, two to WR Ethan Laing (10-174), and Sage Ryan scored three touchdowns.  Next:  vs. Lake Arthur (3-2)

Dropped Out:  No. 10 Bastrop (4-1), No. 11 Breaux Bridge (4-1)

First 5 Out (random order) – Westgate (4-1), Lakeshore (5-0), Iota (5-0), Thibodaux (5-0), Teurlings Catholic (4-1)