FCA among top 1A schools in statewide all-sports rankings

By Austin Bishop

The Choctaw Plaindealer


French Camp Academy was ranked in the top 20 in in MHSAA Class 1A in the Jackson Clarion-Ledger’s all-sports awards rankings that were released Sunday.

The Panthers totaled 111.5 points to finish 12th in 1A, while Tupelo Christian took the tittle with 190.5 points.

All-Sports points are awarded based on finishes in the MHSAA state playoffs, with the champions receiving 25 points and runners-up 24 points, with the scale sliding all the way down to one point. The points are awarded in all 22 of the MHSAA sports that conclude with state titles. Some schools participate in more sports than others.

St. Aloysius was second in 1A with 189.5, while Sacred Heart was third with 172.5, and Greenville St. Joseph fourth with 161.0. Other area schools ranked in the Top 20 in Class 1A were Nanih Waiya which finished fifth with 160.0 points, Noxapater which was 11th with 115 points and Sebastopol which had 92.5 points to finish 20th.

Madison Central won both the 6A and overall All-Sports tittle with 435.5 points. Oxford scored 376.5 points to win in 5A, Corinth won the 4A title with 294.5 points, St. Andrews’s was tops in 3A with 290.5 points and Madison St. Joseph won the 2A crown with 258.0 points.

Other area schools and their finishes are as follows: Houston, 12th in 4A with 134.5 points; Winona, 13th in 3A with 126.0 points; and East Webster, fourth in 2A with 155.0 points.