Edgy Tim's Top 25 Power Rankings: Week 2
No. 25 Cary-Grove (0-1) (23)
Last Week: Lost to Prairie Ridge, 7-6
This Week: vs. McHenry
EDGY's Take: Despite the loss to rival Prairie Ridge, I fully expect the Trojans to win a lot of games this fall.
24. Glenbard West (0-1) (4)
Last Week: Lost to Maine South, 62-34
This Week: @ Proviso East
EDGY's Take: The Hilltoppers offense showed some positive flashes at times in Saturday's loss to Maine South.
23. Glenbard North (0-1) (19)
Last Week: Lost to Naperville Central, 37-7
This Week: @ Waubonsie Valley
EDGY's Take: Can the Panthers generate more offense starting this week on the road at (Waubonsie) Death Valley?
No. 22 Hoffman Estates (1-0) (NR)
Last Week: Beat Elk Grove, 42-0
This Week: vs Hersey
EDGY's Take: The Hawks look ahead towards an strong Mid Suburban crossover game this Friday hosting Hersey.
21. Nazareth Academy (1-0) (21)
Last Week: Beat Dunbar, 1-0 (forfeit)
This Week: vs DeLaSalle
EDGY's Take: The Road Runners are forced to take the forfeit win over Dunbar. Next up is DeLaSalle.
20. Hinsdale Central (0-1) (17)
Last Week: Lost to St. Xavier (Ohio), 43-14
This Week: vs Willowbrook
EDGY's Take: The Red Devils take a loss to one of the nation's top ranked teams in St. Xavier.
19. Huntley (1-0) (NR)
Last Week: Beat Jacobs, 30-27
This Week: vs Prairie Ridge
EDGY's Take: The Red Raiders overcome a rough start and get the come-from-behind, last-second win over Jacobs.
18. St. Charles East
Last Week: Beat Rock island, 41-7
This Week: @ Glenbard East
EDGY's Take: The Saints get a big game from senior QB Clayton Isbell and RB Justin Jett against Rock Island.
No. 17 Palatine (0-1) (10)
Last Week: Lost to Stevenson, 14-7
This Week: @ Wheeling
EDGY's Take: The Pirates will go back to the drawing board after a tough loss to Stevenson.
16. Montini Catholic
Last Week: Beat Hyde Park, 51-8
This Week: @ Lake Zurich
EDGY's Take: The Broncos get a big test this week on the road at Lake Zurich.
No. 15 Barrington (1-0) (20)
Last Week: Beat Warren Township, 34-20
This Week: @ Elk Grove
EDGY's Take: Barrington's QB Ray Niro picked up where he left off in 2016 and the young Broncos offensive line comes to life.
14. Oswego (1-0) (16)
Last Week: Beat Minooka, 31-13
This Week: @ Plainfield North
EDGY's Take: The Panthers get a big game from senior QB Levi Olson in this conference win over Minooka.
13. Stevenson (1-0) (NR)
Last Week: Beat Palatine, 14-7
This Week: vs Muskegon, Mich.
EDGY's Take: Big upset win over Palatine for the Patriots and first year head coach Josh Hjorth.
12. New Trier (1-0) (15)
Last Week: Beat York, 31-0
This Week: @ Warren Township
EDGY's Take: The Trevians get a 31-0 shutout win over York in Week 1.
11. Mount Carmel (1-0) (14)
Last Week: Beat Taft, 53-0
This Week: @ Lane Tech
EDGY's Take: The Caravan get a win over Taft minus QB Alek Thomas (baseball) who's expected to be back Week 3.
No. 10 Loyola Academy (0-1) (3)
Last Week: Lost to Phillips, 20-14
This Week: vs Bishop Amat @ New Trier
EDGY's Take: Senior QB Quinn Boyle had a strong performance in the Ramblers' 20-14 loss to Phillips.
No. 9 Lyons Township
Last Week: Beat Sandburg, 33-22
This Week: vs Hinsdale South
EDGY's Take: The Lions get a nice Week 1 win over Sandburg.
No. 8 Naperville Central
Last Week: Beat Glenbard North, 37-7
This Week: vs Neuqua Valley
EDGY's Take: Junior QB Payton Thorne showed well in his first start for the Redhawks over Glenbard North.
No. 7 Homewood-Flossmoor
Last Week: Beat Michigan City, Ind., 63-21
This Week: @ Southern Durham NC
EDGY's Take: The Vikings hit the road and travel to North Carolina this week.
No. 6 Phillips (1-0) (13)
Last Week: Beat Loyola, 20-14
This Week: @ Oak Lawn Richards
EDGY's Take: Was the Wildcats win on Saturday night over Loyola the biggest non-conference regular season win for the CPL since?????
No. 5 Lake Zurich (1-0) (7)
Last Week: Beat Fremd, 21-3
This Week: vs Montini Catholic
EDGY's Take: The Bears defense is again a strength in 2017 while the offense has plenty of options.
No. 4 Marist (1-0) (6)
Last Week: Beat Brother Rice, 23-14
This Week: @ Mishawaka Indiana
EDGY's Take: The Redhawks win the South Side Super Bowl over neighborhood rival Brother Rice.
No. 3 Lincoln-Way East (1-0) (5)
Last Week: Beat Crete-Monee, 27-7
This Week: @ Maine South
EDGY's Take: The Griffins now focus in on winning on the road this week at Maine South.
No. 2 Prairie Ridge (1-0) (1)
Last Week: Beat Cary-Grove, 7-6
This Week: @ Huntley
EDGY's Take: The Wolves win a slug fest over rival Cary-Grove and the Trojans defense had a strong game.
No. 1 Maine South (1-0) (2)
Last Week: Beat Glenbard West, 62-34
This Week: vs Lincoln-Way East
EDGY's Take: The defending Class 8A state champs posted an extremely impressive win over Glenbard West in all phases.