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Illinois AP football rankings: Week 4

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Illinois AP football rankings: Week 4

The Illlinois high school football AP polls are out. Here are the latest rankings of Illinois high school football teams in each class, according to an Associated Press panel of sportswriters:

Class 8A

No. Team W-L Pts Prv
1. Lincoln-Way East (12) 4-0 128 1
2. Homewood-Flossmoor (1) 4-0 115 2
3. Warren 4-0 91 4
4. Hinsdale Central 4-0 66 5
T-5. Loyola 2-2 62 3
T-5. (Niles) Notre Dame 4-0 62 9
7. Minooka 4-0 36 8
8. Oswego 4-0 36 8
9. Neuqua Valley 3-1 35 NR
10. Bolingbrook 3-1 24 6

Others receiving votes: Edwardsville 22, South Elgin 7, Barrington 6, Huntley 4, Oswego East 2.

Class 7A

No. Team W-L Pts Prv
1. (Chicago) Mt. Carmel (11) 4-0 128 1
2. Nazareth (2) 3-1 114 2
3. Glenbard West 4-0 98 3
4.  Phillips (2) 4-0 84 2 (In 6A)
5.  Batavia 3-1 74 5
6. Hononegah 4-0 49 6
7. Brother Rice 3-1 46 8
8. Hersey 4-0 36 9
9. Rolling Meadows 4-0 34 7
10. Benet 4-0 25 NR

Others receiving votes: St. Charles North 16, Wheaton Warrenville South 14, Normal Community 7, Hoffman Estates 4, Glenbard East 3, Conant 2, Jacobs 2, Willowbrook 2, Harlem 1, Andrew 1, Grant 1.

Class 6A

No. Team W-L Pts Prv
1. Chatham Glenwood (4) 4-0 114 5
2.  Crete-Monee (4) 4-0 112 4
3.  Providence (1) 3-1 75 3
4. Cary-Grove (1) 3-1 72 1
5. Peoria Central (1) 4-0 71 7
6. Richards 3-1 67 6
7. Simeon 3-0 49 9
8. Prairie Ridge 3-1 44 8
9. Yorkville 4-0 40 10
10.  Antioch 3-1 20 NR


Others receiving votes: Shepard 12, Lemont 6, Springfield 4, Normal West 3.

Class 5A

No. Team W-L Pts Prv
1. East St. Louis (15) 4-0 150 1
2. Montini 3-1 121 3
3. Sterling 4-0 120 2
4.  Boylan Catholic 4-0 95 4
5.  Hillcrest 3-1 85 6
6.  Sacred Heart-Griffin 3-1 65 7
7. Sycamore 4-0 60 8
8. St. Rita 1-3 35 5
9.  Carbondale 4-0 32 9
10.  Marion 4-0 20 NR

Others receiving votes: Joliet Catholic 18, Kankakee 9, Cahokia 7, Marmion 5, Triad 2, Morris 1.

Class 4A

No. Team W-L Pts Prv
1. IC Catholic (13) 4-0 130 1
2. Rochester 4-0 110 2
3. Coal City 4-0 106 3
4. Richmond-Burton 4-0 85 4
5. Stillman Valley 4-0 63 6
6.  Bishop McNamara 2-2 54 5
7.  Columbia 4-0 52 7
8. Genoa-Kingston 4-0 47 8
9. Effingham 4-0 37 9
T-10. Illinois Valley Central & Mt. Zion 4-0/4-0 9 NR

Others receiving votes: Taylorville 7, Prairie Central 2, Marian Central Catholic 2, Tolono Unity 1, Benton 1.

Class 3A

No. Team W-L Pts Prv
1. Williamsville (8) 4-0 137 1
2. Wilmington (7) 4-0 132 2
3. Byron (1) 3-1 109 3
4. Beardstown 4-0 97 4
5. Nashville 4-0 76 5
6. Fairfield 4-0 71 6
7. Vandalia 4-0 68 7
8. Lisle 3-1 32 9
9. Eureka 3-1 28 8
10. Pana 4-0 24 NR

Others receiving votes: Princeton 15, Monticello 14, Greeneville 8, Peotone 7, Quincy Notre Dame 3, Breese Mater Dei 2, DuQuoin 2.

Class 2A

No. Team W-L Pts Prv
1. Clifton Central (9) 4-0 105 3
2. Fieldcrest 4-0 93 8
3. Decatur St. Teresa (2)  4-0 92 5
4. Newman Central Catholic (1) 4-0 91 4
T-5. Maroa-Forsyth 3-1 68 2
T-5. Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 3-1 68 1
7. Bismarck-Henning 4-0 58 6
8. Knoxville 4-0 45 9
9. Orion 3-1 11 7
10. Auburn 3-1 9 NR

Others receiving votes: Sesser-Valier 8, Eldorado 7, Red Bud 4, West Carroll 1.

Class 1A

No. Team W-L Pts Prv
1. Forreston (8) 4-0 112 1
2. Lena-Winslow (4) 4-0 105 2
3. Moweaqua Central A&M 4-0 96 3
4. Camp Point Central 4-0 73 5
5.  Annawan-Wethersfield 4-0 67 6
6. Ottawa Marquette 4-0 52 7
7. Aurora Christian 3-1 41 4
8. Carrollton 4-0 40 8
9. Arcola 3-1 21 10
T-10. Princeville/Aquin 4-0 13 NR/NR

Others receiving votes: Watseka 11, Athens 9, Tuscola 3, Morrison 2, Hope Academy 2.

VOTE: Wintrust Viewers' Choice Game of the Week

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VOTE: Wintrust Viewers' Choice Game of the Week

Who wants is more?

NBC Sports Chicago and Wintrust present our “Viewers’ Choice Game of the Week.” We are putting High School Lites, Chicagoland’s top prep sports show, in the hands of passionate high school football followers. Fans will get the chance to pick one game that the @NBCSPreps crew will cover on Friday night. We will send our cameras to the game that gets the most votes; highlights and postgame reaction of that game will appear on that night’s “High School Lites” broadcast at 11:00 p.m., just after Cubs and White Sox baseball. The show also live streams at www.nbcsportschicago.com/watchlive and appears in the MyTeams app.  High School Lites will also have broadcast replays at 7:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. the following Saturday on NBC Sports Chicago. 

This week we are putting the spotlight on some 4A powerhouses-- and one 2A team (Clifton Central) that is making serious strides in the rankings. We will spotlight the following three games on our Twitter page (@NBCSPreps).

Which one is the most worthy of our coverage?

Bishop McNamara at Coal City, 7:00 p.m.

Herscher at Clifton Central, 7:00 p.m.

Plano at Marengo, 7:00 p.m. 

To participate, our fans are encouraged to do the following:

**Follow our NBC Sports Chicago preps Twitter page: @NBCSPreps.

**Note the pinned tweet that is atop the feed.

**Vote for the game you want NBC Sports Chicago to cover Friday night.

**Spread the word!

The poll will start promptly at 12:00 p.m. Tuesday. We will make an announcement with the official results on @NBCSPreps just after 4 p.m. Thursday. And as a reminder, be sure to follow @NBCSPreps for updates on the “Viewers’ Choice Game of the Week,” along with other high school sports news, scores and highlights, all season long.