Skip to content

Week 4: 2022 Illinois High School Football Top 10 Poll

Major shakeups in Class 8A as 3 teams jump from the unranked into the Top 10. Catch up on the latest rankings of Illinois High School football teams in each class before tonight's games.

Associated Press
Associated Press
| 4 min read
Week 4: 2022 Illinois High School Football Top 10 Poll

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


Class 8A

School Record Points Prv
1. Loyola (14) 4-0 140 1
2. Lincoln-Way East) 4-0 125 2
3. Gurnee Warren 4-0 110 3
4. Glenbard West 4-0 94 4
5. O'Fallon 4-0 73 6
6. Bolingbrook 3-1 37 NR
7. Maine South 2-2 35 7
8. York 4-0 34 NR
9. Glenbrook South 4-0 26 NR
10. Edwardsville 3-1 24 9

Others receiving votes: Naperville Neuqua Valley 22, Lyons 17, Naperville North 11, South Elgin 11, Plainfield North 6, Chicago (Marist) 5.



Class 7A

School Record Points Prv
1. Mt. Carmel (Chicago) (14) 4-0 140 1
2. Prospect 4-0 126 2
3. Jacobs 4-0 110 4
4. St. Rita (Chicago) 2-2 83 5
5. Pekin 4-0 64 6
6. Geneva 4-0 56 8
7. Wheaton North 3-1 55 3
8. Batavia 2-2 47 7
9. Hersey 4-0 35 9
9. Hononegah 4-0 32 10

Others receiving votes: St. Charles North 10, Yorkville 10, DeKalb 1, Downers North 1.



Class 6A

School Record Points Prv
1. East St. Louis (14) 2-2 144 1
2. Simeon (Chicago) (1) 4-0 133 3
3. Lemont 4-0 120 4
4. Crystal Lake Prairie Ridge 3-1 84 2
5. Chatham Glenwood 4-0 75 6
6. Crete-Monee 2-2 68 5
7. Niles Notre Dame 3-1 59 7
8. Kenwood 3-1 47 8
9. Carmel 4-0 36 NR
10. (tie) Wauconda 4-0 17 NR
10. (tie) Cary-Grove 3-1 17 10

Others receiving votes: Chicago (St. Ignatius) 11, Crystal Lake South 9, Normal West 2, Grayslake North 2, Belvidere North 1.



Class 5A

School Record Points Prv
1. Morris (7) 4-0 141 1
2. Kankakee (7) 3-1 123 2
3. Mahomet-Seymour (1) 4-0 113 3
4. Sycamore 4-0 106 4
5. Peoria 4-0 85 6
6. Morgan Park (Chicago) 4-0 72 7
7. Glenbard South 4-0 55 8
8. Nazareth (LaGrange Park) 1-3 41 5
9. Highland 3-1 32 10
10. Sterling 3-1 24 NR

Others receiving votes: Chicago (St. Patrick) 20, Rockford Boylan 5, St. Viator 4, Mascoutah 3, Decatur MacArthur 1.



Class 4A

School Record Points Prv
1. Joliet Catholic (9) 4-0 144 T1
1. Sacred Heart-Griffin (6) 4-0 139 T1
3. Richmond-Burton 4-0 112 4
4. St. Francis 4-0 109 3
5. Rochester 3-1 85 5
6. Stillman Valley 4-0 73 6
7. Wheaton Academy 4-0 64 8
8. Carterville 4-0 38 9
9. Genoa-Kingston 3-1 21 7
10. Macomb 4-0 14 NR

Others receiving votes: St. Laurence 11, Breese Central 7, East Alton-Wood River 3, Columbia 2, Coal City 1, Murphysboro 1, Freeburg 1.



Class 3A

School Record Points Prv
1. IC Catholic (13) 3-1 148 1
2. Williamsville (1) 4-0 122 2
3. Reed-Custer (1) 4-0 120 3
4. Princeton 4-0 107 4
5. Byron 3-1 86 5
6. Mt. Carmel 4-0 73 6
7. Fairbury Prairie Central 4-0 63 7
8. Eureka 4-0 54 8
9. Paxton-Buckley-Loda 4-0 19 NR
10. (tie) Seneca 4-0 12 NR
10.(tie) Tolono Unity 3-1 12 10

Others receiving votes: Peotone 5, Durand-Pecatonica 4.



Class 2A

School Record Points Prv
1. Wilmington (12) 4-0 138 1
2. Decatur St. Teresa (2) 4-0 128 2
3. Maroa-Forsyth 4-0 106 3
4. Bismarck-Henning 4-0 97 4
5. North-Mac 4-0 88 5
6. Knoxville 4-0 63 6
7. Rockridge 3-1 47 7
8. Downs Tri-Valley 3-1 39 8
9. Johnston City 4-0 20 10
10. Carmi White County 4-0 11 NR

Others receiving votes: Nashville 9, Pana 9, El Paso-Gridley 5, Vandalia 5, Mercer County 4, Farmington 1.



Class 1A

School Record Points Prv
1. Lena-Winslow (15) 4-0 150 1
2. Athens 4-0 123 2
3. Colfax Ridgeview 4-0 121 3
4. Camp Point Central 4-0 99 5
5. Hope Academy 4-0 87 6
6. Fulton 3-1 70 4
7. St. Bede 5-0 42 NR
8. Shelbyville 4-0 35 NR
9. Gilman Iroquois West 4-0 34 T8
10. Ottawa Marquette 4-0 20 NR

Others receiving votes: Greenfield-Northwestern 18, Moweaqua Central A&M 11, Tuscola 8, Forreston 6, Dakota 1.



Subscribe to the Chicago Journal


The Chicago Journal needs your support.

At just $20/year, your subscription not only helps us grow, it helps maintain our commitment to independent publishing.

CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE

If you're already a subscriber and you'd like to send a tip to continue to support the Chicago Journal, which we would greatly appreciate, you can do so at the following link:

Send a tip to the Chicago Journal


Subscribe to the Chicago Journal


PrepsSportsSports NewsNewsIllinois News

Associated Press Twitter

News and content from The Associated Press, which has been covering the world's most important stories since 1846.


Related Posts

1 dead, 6 taken to hospitals in Chicago high-rise fire

Chicago authorities said one person has died and six people were taken to hospitals Wednesday as firefighters responded to a high-rise apartment building fire on the city's South Side, battling flames on multiple floors as snow fell.

1 dead, 6 taken to hospitals in Chicago high-rise fire

Canucks beat Blackhawks 5-2 in Tocchet's debut as coach

Dakota Joshua and Sheldon Dries scored 34 seconds apart in the third period, and the Canucks beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-2 on Tuesday night in Rick Tocchet's debut.

Canucks beat Blackhawks 5-2 in Tocchet's debut as coach

Mike Clevinger investigated by MLB for domestic violence

Olivia Finestead publicly revealed the allegations in an Instagram post Tuesday. Clevinger, a 32-year-old right-hander and a six-year major league veteran, agreed to a $12 million, one-year contract with the White Sox that was announced on Dec. 4.

Mike Clevinger investigated by MLB for domestic violence