Baton Rouge area football, volleyball rankings

Football Classes 5A-4A

1. East Ascension (4-0): Spartans passed first major test in Week 4.

2. Scotlandville (3-0): Hornets opened 4-5A play with a key win.

3. (tie) Central (3-1): Wildcats rebounded from a Week 3 loss in a big way.

3. (tie) Catholic (3-1): How the Bears resound to big loss to Rummel is key.

5. St. Amant (3-1): Gators get better each week and have won three straight.

6. Dutchtown (3-1): Dutchtown also rebounded from a loss impressively.

7. Plaquemine (3-1): Area’s top 4A team has won three straight too.

8. Tara (3-1): Ditto that for the Trojans, who have been a pleasant surprise.

9. Broadmoor (3-1): Big win in 4-5A opener puts Bucs in this list.

10. Denham Springs (2-2): Yellow Jackets posted a notable Week 4 win.

Class 3A and below

1. University (4-0): 3A Cubs may well be BR’s best team in all classes.

2. Parkview Baptist (3-1): 3A Eagles now have a three-game win streak.

3. Livonia (4-0): Another week and another win for the 3A Wildcats.

4. West Feliciana (3-1): 3A Saints have overpowered last two opponents.

5. Episcopal (4-0): The Knights opened 6-2A in impressive fashion.

6. The Dunham School (3-1): Tigers opened 6-2A with key win over E. Feliciana.

7. Springfield (2-2): Bulldogs must rebound from 7-2A opening loss.

8. Capitol (3-1): Close call against Redemptorist in 6-2A opener is notable.

9. White Castle (3-1): WCHS also needs to regroup after Week 4 loss.

10. Ascension Catholic (3-1): Bulldogs have been piling up points of late.

Volleyball Division I-II

1. St. Joseph’s Academy (19-1): Avenged loss to defending state champ and at top of class.

2. St. Michael (12-5): Beat Central and Broadmoor and now 4-0 in district.

3. St. Amant (11-8): Gators were 4-2 and are adjusting to loss of top player.

4. Zachary (9-4): Broncos lone district loss is to No. 1 St. Joseph’s.

5. Central (11-7): Wildcats compiled a solid 2-1 record last week.

Division III and below

1. University (21-3): Two district wins and went 2-2 at St. Joseph’s tourney.

2. Lutcher (17-5): Bulldogs had a 5-1 record last week and going strong.

3. St. John (16-6): Soaring Eagles have won 14 of their last 17 contests.

4. Brusly (17-6): Panthers finished the week with a 4-2 record record.

5. Ascension Christian (7-5): Division V Lions have been steady presence.