Central Catholic, Patterson still receiving recognition

Staff Report

Central Catholic and Patterson both still are receiving recognition by the Louisiana Sports Writers’ Association Class 1A and 3A polls, respectively, released Tuesday.

Central Catholic is ranked No. 2 in Class 1A, while Patterson is receiving 15 votes, one more than a week ago.

The Eagles received two first-place votes and 109 total.

Central Catholic went 2-0 last week with an 83-21 victory against Gueydan and a 78-45 win against Hanson to clinch the District 8-1A title.

The Eagles picked up another victory on Monday with an 85-41 victory against Vermilion Catholic to cap a perfect 8-0 mark in District 8-1A play.

The Eagles will conclude their regular season today with a 6 p.m. non-district matchup in Morgan City against Loreauville.

Patterson went 1-1 this past week with a non-district loss to Class 5A New Iberia, who cracked the top 10 in this week’s 5A poll after checking in a week ago as the top vote-getter outside the Class 5A polls.

Patterson responded with a 64-59 win against Franklin Friday.

On Monday, Patterson, the District 9-3A champ, capped a perfect 12-0 district season with an 84-25 win against Erath.

Central Catholic’s district foe, Ascension Episcopal, moved up one spot to No. 8 in the latest Class 1A poll after finishing last week undefeated, while in Class 3A, Patterson’s and Berwick’s district foe, North Vermilion dropped out of the top 10 as it received 14 votes. North Vermilion, the 10th-ranked squad in Class 3A a week ago, fell out of the rankings after finishing 1-1 a week ago.

Morgan City’s District 8-4A opponent, Vandebilt Catholic, is remained ranked No. 10 in the latest Class 4A poll.

Vandebilt Catholic was undefeated last week, including an 87-72 victory against Morgan City in Morgan City on Tuesday.

Below is a complete list of the polls in all classes. First- place votes are in parentheses. The squads’ records and points received also are included.

Class 5A

Rec Pts Pvs

1. Scotlandville (9) 28-2 119 1

2. Ouachita (1) 26-4 108 2

3. Comeaux 27-4 101 3

4. E. Ascension 26-3 83 5

5. Bro. Martin 26-5 68 4

6. Ruston 22-6 63 6

7. E. St. John 21-7 59 7

8. W. Jefferson 18-7 37 —

9. Byrd 22-6 35 9

10. New Iberia 22-7 32 —

Others receiving votes: H.L. Bourgeois 29, Westgate 28, Jesuit 8, Dutchtown 7,

Natchitoches Central 4,

Captain Shreve 2, Higgins 2, Woodlawn-BR 1.

Class 4A

Rec Pts Pvs

1. Peabody (3) 26-4 109 1

2. S.T. More (5) 28-4 108 2

3. E. Jefferson (1) 28-2 97 3

4. Huntington 22-4 77 5

5. Alexandria (1) 26-4 76 4

6. Northside 22-5 69 7

7. Wash-Marion 21-7 51 6

8. St. Augustine 22-9 50 8

9. Istrouma 22-6 34 —

10. Vand. Cath. 21-6 33 10

Others receiving votes:

O. Perry Walker 26, Salmen 17, Minden 8, Opelousas 8,

Leesville 4, Tara 3, Wossman 2.

Class 3A

Rec Pts Pvs

1. Bossier (9) 27-3 118 1

2. Richwood (1) 21-7 107 2

3. Carroll 21-6 89 4

4. Brusly 22-7 86 5

5. Farmerville 21-5 85 3

6. Glen Oaks 17-11 59 7

7. St. James 20-6 57 6

8. Bogalusa 17-6 41 —

9. Amite 20-9 29 8

10. Lusher 18-7 25 9

Others receiving votes: Caldwell 18, West Feliciana 16, Patterson 15, North Vermilion 14, Westlake 8, Madison 5, Donaldsonville 3, Port Allen 3, South Beauregard 3.

Class 2A

Rec Pts Pvs

1. Newman (8) 27-2 118 1

2. University (1) 27-2 107 2

3. Riverside (1) 20-5 83 3

4. Mansfield 21-8 78 6

5. John Curtis 19-6 76 5

6. Sterlington 22-7 69 4

7. S.T. Aquinas 22-5 68 8

8. Winnfield 23-6 54 7

9. North Webster 18-5 47 9

10. Pickering 19-8 32 10

Others receiving votes: Rosepine 13, Ville Platte 8, Dunham 7, Episcopal-BR 7, French Settlement 7, Northlake Christian 7, North Caddo 2, Lakeview 1.

Class 1A

Rec Pts Pvs

1. Chris. Life (8) 23-5 117 1

2. Cent. Cath. (2) 18-4 109 2

3. Westminster 21-2 100 4

4. N. Central 21-7 97 3

5. Country Day 18-9 74 5

6. Arcadia 19-8 55 7

7. Houma Christ. 15-9 54 6

8. Asc. Episc. 21-5 48 9

9. Delhi 16-10 43 8

10. Elton 18-7 28 —

Others receiving votes: White Castle 22, East Iberville 18, St. Martin’s 5, Delhi Charter 4, Hamilton Christian 3, Southern Lab 3, Covenant Christian 1, Mangham 1.

Classes B-C

Rec Pts Pvs

1. Mad. Prep (8) 36-6 118 1

2. Fairview (1) 32-2 108 2

3. Zwolle (1) 28-11 95 3

4. Atlanta 22-5 86 4

5. Simsboro 24-5 73 5

6. Castor 33-4 64 6

7. Hornbeck 27-6 51 8

8. Anacoco 27-7 40 7

9. Lafayette Chr. 24-5 38 10

10. Lacassine 27-7 30 9

Others receiving votes:

Midland 21, Sicily Island 15, New Living Word 14, Rapides 11, Hathaway 9, Pelican 6, Family Christian 5, Choudrant 4, Elizabeth 3, Summerfield 1.

Polls courtesy of Theadvocate.com

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