Greater New Orleans volleyball rankings
1. Mt. Carmel (7-1)
Idle last week. Real test comes Thursday at Chapelle. The winner should have an easy track to the top ranking.
2. Chapelle (14-1)
Won H.L. Bourgeois tournament. If MCA is No. 1, the Chipmunks are 1B — if not better.
3. Ben Franklin (8-2)
Pair of quality wins (Newman and Riverside) boost Falcons.
4. Dominican (5-2)
Always near the top of the standings.
5. Fontainebleau (5-5)
Winning St. Tammany Parish tournament should provide spark in district play.
6. St. Scholastica (7-3)
Losses are to powerhouses Mt. Carmel, Chapelle and Country Day.
7. Belle Chasse (8-2)
Cardinals want to hang tough in rankings all season long.
8. Cabrini (3-3)
Solid tournament this weekend at Ursuline would be a boost for Crescents.
9. Lakeshore (10-2)
New kid on the block in Tammany is turning heads.
10. Chalmette (6-4)
No title in Tammany tourney, but don’t give up on the Owls.
1. Country Day (9-4)
Competition in Orlando (Fla.) tournament will only make this power better.
2. Ursuline (6-0)
Perfect record could be tested in Catholic schools tournament at Lions’ place this weekend.
3. Newman (6-2)
Lost to Ben Franklin, but the Greenies remain extremely strong.
4. John Curtis (8-1)
Took Chapelle to a third and final set in the HLB tourney.
5. Riverside (11-2)
Tough loss to Franklin in straights, but this team is definite top-five material.
6. McGehee (10-0)
One of two teams in standings who are undefeated.
7. Sacred Heart (5-4)
See thoughts on Cabrini and ditto that.
8. Pope John Paul II (7-6)
Runner-up at Tammany tourney shows how far the Jags have come.
9. Northlake Christian (6-1)
Wolverines crack the top 10 behind a strong start.
10. Lusher (4-4)
Hanging in there.