Large schools (5A and 4A)

1. Rummel (3-1; last week: 1)

HOW THEY FARED: Lost to Don Bosco (N.J.) 10-3

THE BUZZ: Raiders suffer out-of-state loss; begin 9-5A play Saturday vs. Shaw.

2. Brother Martin (4-0; last week: 2)

HOW THEY FARED: Beat Curtis 40-37

THE BUZZ: Balanced Crusaders win overtime thriller; play St. Aug on Saturday.

3. John Curtis (3-1; last week: 3)

HOW THEY FARED: Lost to Brother Martin 40-37

THE BUZZ: Patriots have open date after rally in Catholic League debut fell short.

4. Destrehan (4-0; last week: 4)

HOW THEY FARED: Beat Hahnville 48-23

THE BUZZ: Kohen Granier threw for 294 yards, 4 TDs; Cats travel to Terrebonne on Friday.

5. McDonogh 35 (4-0; last week: 5)

HOW THEY FARED: Beat Lake Area 34-14

THE BUZZ: Roneagles get key 9-4A clash with undefeated Carver on Friday night at Pan-Am.

6. Warren Easton (3-1; last week: 7)

HOW THEY FARED: Beat Belle Chasse 49-14

THE BUZZ: Eagles have scored 111 points past two weeks; play Sophie Wright on Thursday.

7. John Ehret (3-1; last week: 8)

HOW THEY FARED: Beat East Jefferson 33-0

THE BUZZ: Patriots’ D got second shutout of the season; play Higgins on Thursday.

8. St. Paul’s (3-1; last week: 10)

HOW THEY FARED: Beat Northshore 48-7

THE BUZZ: Wolves have allowed just seven points in all three wins; at Hammond on Friday.

9. Mandeville (3-1; last week: NR)

HOW THEY FARED: Beat Fontainebleau 35-0

THE BUZZ:Skippers allowed 10 total points to FHS past 3 years; play Ponchatoula on Thursday.

10. Holy Cross (3-1; last week: NR)

HOW THEY FARED: Beat Shaw 38-22

THE BUZZ: Tigers earn third straight double-digit win; play rival Jesuit on Friday.

Small schools (3A, 2A and 1A)

1. St. Charles (4-0; last week: 1)

HOW THEY FARED: Beat Central 56-20

THE BUZZ: Comets allowing just 6.8 points; play at East Ascension on Friday.

2. Riverside (3-1; last week: 2)

HOW THEY FARED: Beat Plaquemine 31-14

THE BUZZ: Rebels get open date before district showdown against Newman.

3. Newman (3-0; last week: 3)

HOW THEY FARED: Did not play

THE BUZZ: QB Miles Lapeyre looks to continue his torrid pace Friday vs. Vandebilt Catholic

4. De La Salle (4-0; last week: 4)

HOW THEY FARED: Beat Lusher 47-14

THE BUZZ: Cavs have yet to allow more than 14 points; play McMain on Friday.

5. Country Day (4-0; last week: 5)

HOW THEY FARED: Beat St. Martin’s 69-0

THE BUZZ: Cajuns averaging area best 54.3 points; play at Pope John Paul II on Friday.

6. West St. John (2-2; last week: 6)

HOW THEY FARED: Lost 35-22 to Kentwood

THE BUZZ: Rams have dropped two straight and look to get back on track Friday at Woodlawn.

7. Northlake Christian (3-1; last week: 7)

HOW THEY FARED: Lost to Independence 42-35

THE BUZZ: Wolverines play their district opener on Friday at winless Pine.

8. St. James (3-1; last week: 8)

HOW THEY FARED: Beat Clark 32-6

THE BUZZ: Wildcats have won three straight and play Super 10-ranked Lusher on Friday.

9. Lusher (2-2; last week: 9)

HOW THEY FARED: Lost to De La Salle 47-14

THE BUZZ: Lions couldn’t slow down De La Salle ground game; host St. James Friday.

10. Thomas Jefferson (2-2; last week: NR)

HOW THEY FARED: Beat Grace King 36-0

THE BUZZ: Jaguars re-enter rankings after second shutout of season; play Ben Franklin Friday.

Rod Walker