Class 5A/4A

1. Zachary 29-2: The Broncos of District 4-5A had a close call vs. Denham Springs, but kept on rolling.

2. Parkview Baptist 22-3: There have been changes, including a new coach in Emrick Jagneaux, but the Eagles' winning tradition continues.

3. Catholic 21-8: Despite some early ups and downs, the Bears are the lone unbeaten in District 5-5A.

4. Central 20-9 and Lutcher 19-9: The Wildcats of 4-5A and Lutcher of 6-4A have played tough schedules and should be playoff ready.

On the outside looking in: Denham Springs, East Ascension, Live Oak, St. Amant.

Class 3A and below

1, University 23-4: Hard to find many weaknesses within the 3A/Division II Cubs, who continue to impress.

2. St. John 26-4: The Class 1A/Division IV Eagles are 10-0 in District 6-1A and have also played other top tier teams.

3. Dunham 22-7: Like the top two on this list, the Class 2A/Division III Tigers appear to have everything it takes to be a title contender.

4. Brusly 19-12: The Panthers are a battle-tested 3A team that is in contention for a title nearly every year.

5. Ascension Catholic 20-8: The Class 1A/Division IV Bulldogs sit behind St. John in the 6-1A standings.

On the outside looking in: Ascension Christian, Doyle, Episcopal, Holden, Maurepas.