The Acadiana area is well-represented in the initial high school football polls of 2018.

9 teams from the Acadiana area teams are ranked in the respective LSWA high school football polls, the first of the year, which were released on Tuesday morning.

In Class 5A, Acadiana is ranked 9th, while St. Thomas More is #3 in the 4A poll.

In Class 3A, Kaplan is third, while Church Point and Northwest are 5th, and 10th, respectively.

In the Class 2A poll, Notre Dame is ranked second, with Catholic High-New Iberia checking in a tie at the number four spot.

Finally, in the Class A poll, Lafayette Christian is ranked #4, while Vermilion Catholic is #9.

The complete polls are below, with the number of first-place votes, season record, and total votes listed beside them.

CLASS 5A

  1. John Curtis (2) 0-0 100
  2. Zachary (6) 0-0 97
  3. West Monroe (1) 0-0 91
  4. Destrehan 0-0 81
  5. East Ascension 0-0 58
  6. Evangel Christian 0-0 44
  7. Catholic-BR 0-0 40
  8. Live Oak 0-0 38
  9. Acadiana 0-0 35
  10. Scotlandville 0-0 27.

Others receiving votes: Barbe 26, Hahnville 23, Sulphur 9, Airline 9, Ruston 7, Ouachita 6, Terrebonne 4.

CLASS 4A

  1. Karr (8) 0-0 105
  2. Warren Easton 0-0 93
  3. St. Thomas More 0-0 91
  4. Lakeshore 0-0 69
  5. Neville 0-0 66
  6. Northwood (1) 0-0 62
  7. Parkview Baptist 0-0 55
  8. Plaquemine 0-0 40
  9. Leesville 0-0 31
  10. North Desoto 27.

Others receiving votes: Teurlings Catholic 16, Rayne 15, Tioga 12, Bastrop 5, Breaux Bridge 3, Lutcher 2, Franklin Parish 1.

CLASS 3A

  1. University (8) 0-0 107
  2. Sterlington (1) 0-0 90
  3. Kaplan 0-0 86
  4. Jena 0-0 80
  5. Church Point 0-0 63
  6. Jennings 0-0 56
  7. De La Salle 0-0 52
  8. West Feliciana 0-0 44
  9. St. James 0-0 33
  10. Northwest 0-0 25

Others receiving votes: Iowa 23, Union Parish 13, Iota 11, Loranger 4, Marksville 3, Crowley 1, Richwood 1.

CLASS 2A

1.Amite (7) 0-0 101
2. Notre Dame 0-0 93
3. Many (2) 0-0 86
4. (tie) Catholic-NI 0-0 80
(tie) Welsh 0-0 80
6. Newman 0-0 64
7. The Dunham School 0-0 46
8. St. Helena 0-0 37
9. Kinder 0-0 35
10. Calvary Baptist 0-0 31.

Others receiving votes: Rosepine 24, Ascension Episcopal 13, Northeast 4, Rayville 4, Episcopal 2, Independence 2.

CLASS 1A

1. West St. John (7) 0-0 106
2. (tie) Kentwood (1) 0-0 83
(tie) Southern Lab 0-0 83
4. Lafayette Christian 0-0 80
5. Haynesville (1) 0-0 67
6. Oak Grove 0-0 45
7. (tie) Ascension Catholic 0-0 44
(tie) Logansport 0-0 44
9. Vermilion Catholic 0-0 41
10. Basile 40

Others receiving votes: St. Mary’s 16, Central Catholic 13, Montgomery 10, Cedar Creek 5, Opelousas Catholic 5, Covenant Christian 3, Merryville 2, Ouachita Christian 1, East Iberville 1.