The IHSA state playoffs unofficially begin this week as various schools statewide are in a must-win mode. Below are several teams to pay attention to as we get closer to the IHSA Football Playoff Pairing Show on Saturday, Oct. 24 at 8 p.m. on Comcast SportsNet.
Here are the teams with a 4-3 record who might want to think about winning their last two games to secure a IHSA state playoff bid. Note that playoff points in parentheses represent opponents’ combined wins.
|Wheaton St. Francis||26|
How about the teams with a 5-2 record who might want to win one more regular season game to secure a IHSA state playoff bid?
|Marian Central Catholic||31|
|St. Charles North||27|
Some familiar IHSA playoff names who will be staying home come IHSA state playoff time:
|Wheaton Warrenville South||(1-6)|
|Downers Grove South||(2-5)|