Edgy Tim's Top 25 Power Rankings: Week 3
No. 25 Crete-Monee (1-1) (NR)
Last Week: Beat Brother Rice, 33-25
This Week: @ West Lafayette Ind.
EDGY's Take: The Warriors posted maybe the program's best ever non-conference regular season over Brother Rice.
No. 24 Glenbard West (1-1) (24)
Last Week: Beat Proviso East, 49-0
This Week: @ Addison Trail
EDGY's Take: The Hilltoppers defense post a 49-0 shutout win over Proviso East on Saturday.
No. 23 Huntley (1-1) (19)
Last Week: Lost to Prairie Ridge, 51-43
This Week: @ Dundee-Crown
EDGY's Take: The Red Raiders battle hard against Prairie Ridge and come up just a bit short.
No. 22 Batavia (2-0) (NR)
Last Week: Beat Libertyville, 28-10
This Week: vs Streamwood
EDGY's Take: The Bulldogs also posted a nice Week 2 28-10 win over Libertyville.
No. 21 Waubonsie Valley (1-1) (22)
Last Week: Beat Glenbard North, 21-7
This Week: @ Neuqua Valley
EDGY's Take: The Warriors get a much needed win last Friday over Glenbard North and now hit the road to take on rival Neuqua Valley.
No. 20 Cary-Grove (1-1) (25)
Last Week: Beat McHenry, 29-7
This Week: @ Hampshire
EDGY's Take: The Trojans defense has allowed 7 points per game so far this season.
No. 19 Lake Park (2-0) (NR)
Last Week: Beat Wheaton South, 21-14
This Week: @ DeKalb
EDGY's Take: The Lancers are quickly becoming a terrific story so far in 2017. This week will not be any easier at DeKalb.
No. 18 Nazareth Academy (2-0) (21)
Last Week: Beat DeLaSalle, 28-0
This Week: vs Niles Notre Dame
EDGY's Take: The Road Runners finally get out onto the field and shut out DeLaSalle.
No. 17 Hoffman Estates (2-0) (22)
Last Week: Beat Hersey, 16-10
This Week: vs Deerfield
EDGY's Take: The Hawks pull out a tough Week 2 win over Hersey.
No. 16 Hinsdale Central (1-1) (20)
Last Week: Beat Willowbrook, 27-21
This Week: @ Oak Park-River Forest
EDGY's Take: The Red Devils open up West Suburban Silver play this Friday in Oak Park.
No. 15 Palatine (1-1) (17)
Last Week: Beat Wheeling, 33-10
This Week: @ Evanston
EDGY's Take: The Pirates offense had a strong game last Friday over Wheeling.
No. 14 Stevenson (1-1) (13)
Last Week: Lost to Muskegon Mich, 28-7
This Week: @ Lake Forest
EDGY's Take: The Patriots look to rebound after a tough Week 2 trip to Michigan.
No. 13 St. Charles East (2-0) (18)
Last Week: Beat Glenbard East, 42-0
This Week: @ Geneva
EDGY's Take: Senior QB Clayton Isbell has been Clay the Great so far for the Saints.
No. 12 Barrington (2-0) (15)
Last Week: Beat Elk Grove, 58-28
This Week: @ New Trier
EDGY's Take: The Broncos better be ready this week having to take on New Trier, who's coming off a stunning loss to Warren Township.
No. 11 Mount Carmel (2-0) (11)
Last Week: Beat Lane Tech, 56-0
This Week: @ Loyola Academy
EDGY's Take: The Caravan will now get a much needed test in Wilmette on Saturday.
No. 10 Loyola Academy (1-1) (10)
Last Week: Beat Bishop Amat, 13-6
This Week: vs Mount Carmel
EDGY's Take: The Ramblers bounce back this week with a nice win over Bishop Amat (CA). Can the Ramblers offense find another gear this week?
No. 9 Lyons Township (2-0) (9)
Last Week: Beat Hinsdale South, 31-7
This Week: @ York
EDGY's Take: The Lions defense is starting to gel and the offense remains tough with Cincinnati QB commit Ben Bryant.
No. 8 Naperville Central (2-0) (8)
Last Week: Beat Neuqua Valley, 24-14
This Week: vs Metea Valley
EDGY's Take: The Redhawks are on an early season roll on both sides of the football and beating Neuqua Valley is always a quality win.
No. 7 Homewood-Flossmoor (2-0) (7)
Last Week: Beat Southern Durjham NC., 43-6
This Week: @ Stagg
EDGY's Take: The Vikings made the long road trip to North Carolina pay off. Palos Hills will never seem so close to home than it will this week for the Vikings.
No. 6 Phillips (2-0) (6)
Last Week: Beat Richards, 34-21
This Week: vs Simeon @ Gately
EDGY's Take: The Wildcats get another terrific early test this week taking on CPL rival Simeon at Gatley.
No. 5 Lake Zurich (2-0) (5)
Last Week: Beat Montini Catholic, 28-7
This Week: vs Waukegan
EDGY's Take: The Bears defense was outstanding last Friday against Montini Catholic.
No. 4 Marist (2-0) (4)
Last Week: Beat Mishawaka Ind, 42-15
This Week: vs Carmel
EDGY's Take: The Redhawks now open ESCC play this week hosting the Carmel Corsairs.
No. 3 Maine South (1-1) (1)
Last Week: Lost to Lincoln-Way East, 28-26
This Week: vs Fremd
EDGY's Take: Give the Hawks a ton of credit for avoiding no one when it comes to it's non-conference scheduling.
No. 2 Prairie Ridge (2-0) (2)
Last Week: Beat Huntley, 51-43
This Week: vs Crystal Lake Central
EDGY's Take: The Wolves offense gets going and the defense holds on for the win over rival Huntley.
No. 1 Lincoln-Way East (2-0) (3)
Last Week: Beat Maine South, 28-26
This Week: @ Andrew
EDGY's Take: Hard to ignore the Griffins road win over previously top ranked Maine South.