Large Schools (Division I and II)

1. Mt. Carmel: Big things appear to be ahead for the Cubs.

2. Ben Franklin: Five-set win over Cabrini last week cements position.

3. Mandeville: Undefeated in balanced Div. I north shore district.

4. St. Scholastica: Doves go undefeated in Division II, District 4.

5. Cabrini: Drops a notch after three losses to close regular season.

6. Slidell: Can play with almost anyone when their game is on.

7. Northshore: Drops a spot after going up two sets and eventually losing to Slidell.

8. Chapelle: One of top Division I teams in state’s power rankings.

Small Schools (Division III, IV, V)

1. Pope John Paul II: Certainly favored to repeat as Division IV champ.

2. Hannan: Could see PJP one more time this year; deep in the playoffs presumably.

3. Country Day: Very nice win over SSA last week.

4. McGehee: State’s top power ranking in Division V.

5. Ursuline: The Lions figure to roar in the Division III postseason

6. Sacred Heart: No. 4 in state’s Division IV power rankings.

7. Curtis: Ranked No. 5 team in the same listing.

8. Newman: The Greenies always are tough in the playoffs.