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High School Lites Week 6 Football Roundup

High School Lites Week 6 Football Roundup

High School Lites featured plenty of great action on Friday night as CSN had highlights of many of the area's top-25 matchups. No. 1 Lincoln-Way East hits the road to face No. 7 Homewood-Flossmoor. No. 9 Lyons Township also hosts No. 20 Glenbard West while No. 10 Loyola Academy heads to No. 17 St. Rita for a major top-25 clash in the Catholic League.

Be sure to follow us on Twitter @CSNPreps for all of the latest IHSA football scores and highlights.


DRIVE: Prairie Ridge: Episode 7

Viewers' Choice Game of the Week: Shepard runs past Oak Lawn

Wintrust Athlete of the Week: Bolingbrook's Quentin Pringle

St. Xavier Team of the Week: Prospect girls volleyball

Faith in Football: St. Rita on the tradition of the Catholic League

Friday's Top 25 Scores

No. 1 Lincoln-Way East 29, No. 7 Homewood-Flossmoor 7
No. 2 Prairie Ridge 42, McHenry 14
No. 3 Maine South d. Niles North (forfeit)
No. 4 Marist 56, St. Patrick 7
No. 6 Phillips 41, South Shore 0
No. 20 Glenbard West 35, No. 9 Lyons 3
No. 10 Loyola 34, No. 17 St. Rita 14
No. 13 Hinsdale Central 49, Proviso West 0
No. 15 Nazareth 28, Joliet Catholic 6
No. 16 Huntley 42, West Aurora 14
No. 19 Batavia 49, Geneva 0
No. 21 Crete-Monee 47, Rich Central 28
No. 22 Neuqua Valley 31, Naperville North 28
No. 24 Providence 56, Hope Academy 14
Morris 19, No. 25 DeKalb 10

Thursday's Top 25 Scores

No. 5 Lake Zurich 27, Lake Forest 0
No. 11 Barrington 26, No. 18 Palatine 24
No. 12 Stevenson 24, Libertyville 10
No. 14 Hoffman Estates 28, Schaumburg 24

Other Highlights

Tinley Park, Neuqua Valley win thanks to field goals

High School Lites Podcast: Bracket fever? Time to visit the bracketologist

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High School Lites Podcast: Bracket fever? Time to visit the bracketologist

Which teams are on the right side of the IHSA playoff bubble? What seems to be the magic number for playoff points? Shaw Media’s Steve Soucie, our resident bracketologist, puts the IHSA football playoffs in perspective. He is joined by hosts Joe Collins, Jared Storck and “Edgy” Tim O’Halloran.

For some teams, a win puts them in the playoffs. For others, it’s win…and hope that a few other teams across the state help shape the standings in their favor. All this, plus a look at the Week 9 High School Lites rundown and much more.

2017 AP preps football rankings: Week 8

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2017 AP preps football rankings: Week 8

Here are the latest rankings of Illinois high school football teams in each class, according to an Associated Press panel of sportswriters:

Class 8A

Others receiving votes: Oswego 3, South Elgin 3, St. Charles East 1, Stevenson 1, Minooka 1

Class 7A

Others receiving votes: Hoffman Estates 9, Lincoln Park 3, Rockford Auburn 3, Hersey 2, Willowbrook 2

Class 6A

Others receiving votes: Providence 12, Danville 9, Peoria Central 5, Oak Lawn Richards 2, Montini 2, Riverside-Brookfield 1

Class 5A

Others receiving votes: Rich Central 9, Payton 5, Lindblom 4, Morton 4, Rochelle 2, Chicago (Solorio Academy) 2

Class 4A

Others receiving votes: Rock Island Alleman 9, Coal City 3, Chicago Sullivan 2, Genoa-Kingston 1

Class 3A

Others receiving votes: Wilmington 9, Fairfield 6, Sesser (S.-Valier) 5, Elmwood-Brimfield 1

Class 2A

Others receiving votes: Chicago (Hope) Academy 8, Clifton Central 5, Alton Marquette 3, Fieldcrest 2

Class 1A

Others receiving votes: Stockton 6, Camp Point Central 5, Dakota 5, Fulton 3, Argenta-Oreana 3