Large schools

1. Mount Carmel

Last year’s state runner-up still loaded with talent.

2. Fontainebleau

Perennial district champs in north shore district.

3. Dominican

Well-rounded team is always in the mix in November.

4. Chapelle

Often overlooked in the District 6-I race, the Chipmunks can fight.

5. St. Scholastica

Doves fell in last year’s semis to eventual state champion.

6. Chalmette

The Owls faced a tough road in last year’s tournament.

7. Lakeshore

The up-and-coming north shore team is poised to make some more noise.

8. Northshore

Another team that’s ready to make a move in District 4-I.

9. Ben Franklin

The Falcons are always battle-ready

10. Cabrini

The Crescents fell short of goals last year but will be back.

Small schools

1. Newman

Defending Division IV champs return lots of talent and experience.

2. Country Day

Defending Division V champs lost a little over the summer.

3. Pope John Paul II

One of the teams everyone expects to be in Kenner in November.

4. McGehee

Young, but still a McGehee team.

5. John Curtis

The team lots of coaches are talking about this season. Don’t be surprised.

6. Ursuline

Another team everyone expects great things from.

7. Sacred Heart

The Cardinals will not miss a beat with new head coach.

8. Northlake Christian

Very young team went a long way last year.

9. Hannan

Definitely a team to keep an eye on this season.

10. Riverside

How will Rebels follow up their best season?