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Holy Cross was able to beat Jesuit in a double overtime win. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, | The Times-Picayune) Holy Cross was able to beat Jesuit in a double overtime win. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, | The Times-Picayune)

South Louisiana's high school football scene continues to see top teams falter and week five brought another loss to a previously undefeated team.

Week 5PreviouslySchoolExplanation
11RummelAfter two weeks on the road facing out-of-state powers, the Raiders showed they could still win in the Crescent City with a 49-14 result over Shaw.
23DestrehanKohen Granier's aerial attack continued as the Wildcats took care of Terrebonne, 47-21.
34John CurtisA bye week after losing to Brother Martin in overtime served the Patriots well and saw them jump back up in our rankings. The Patriots have a Thursday night game against Jesuit followed by recent giant-beaters St. Augustine.
42Brother MartinAfter garnering first place votes for their three-point win over Curtis, the Crusaders were on the wrong end of a three-point deficit as St. Aug. QB Justice McCoy tallied six touchdowns and nearly 600 yards of offense. They'll travel to Sulphur to try to get back in the win column.
56McDonogh 35The Roneagles survived their toughest challenge yet against previously-undefeated Carver, winning 27-20, thanks to 14 unanswered points. Thursday nights with Mac 35 continue as Belle Chasse visits Pan-Am Stadium.
6NRMandevilleThe Skippers are back in the rankings after a dramatic win over previously fifth-ranked Ponchatoula. Mandeville's Orgeron twins connected on a botched field goal attempt to end the Green Wave's 15-game regular season winning streak.
77De La SalleCavalier country is getting excited as DLS' undefeated run continues after a 48-0 dismantling of McMain. Up next, KIPP Renaissance on Friday.
8NRHoly CrossOur first debutant in a couple weeks, Holy Cross' double overtime win over Jesuit was heavy on drama and defense with the Tigers ultimately stopping the powerful Jays running attack on the goal line. We'll find out even more about Holy Cross when they face #1 Rummel Friday.

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