Large schools (Divisions I and II)

1. MT. CARMEL: Loss to perennial foe St. Joseph’s last week not a bad one.

2. MANDEVILLE: Playing the best of the best teams so far and impressing.

3. ST. SCHOLASTICA: The Doves lost in five to Mandeville. No shame in that.

4. DOMINICAN: Sweep of Northshore is equally sweet.

5. BEN FRANKLIN: Tough losses to Hannan and McGehee, but this is a very good team.

6. CABRINI: When your only losses are to Mt. Carmel and PJP II, you remain on radar.

7. LAKESHORE: Trucking along, albeit at 2-2.

8. PEARL RIVER: Rebels enter the rankings at 5-2.

Small schools (Divisions III, IV, V)

1. POPE JOHN PAUL II: Undefeated Jaguars take top spot after going 6-0 in HLB tourney.

2. M CGEHEE: Loss in Dutchtown tournament was first of season.

3. COUNTRY DAY: Quality out-of-state wins prove how rough small schools rankings are.

4. SACRED HEART:The Cardinals can be dominant this year.

5. HANNAN: Straight sets victory over Ben Franklin last week.

6. URSULINE: Some nice wins (Belle Chasse, Northlake Christian) last week.

7. JOHN CURTIS: Only losses are to teams ranked higher than them.

8. HAYNES: Team clings to eighth in the rankings.