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Week 5: 2022 Illinois High School Football Top 10 Poll

The biggest change this week came after Hersey's big win over Prospect that catapulted them from #9 to #2 in Class 7A. Catch up on the latest Illinois High School football rankings before tonight's games.

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Week 5: 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 (10) 5-0 109 1
2. Lincoln-Way East (1) 5-0 99 2
3. Glenbard West 5-0 89 4
4. York 5-0 75 8
5. Gurnee Warren 4-1 38 3
6. (tie) O'Fallon 4-1 32 5
6. (tie) Maine South 3-2 32 7
8. Glenbrook South 5-0 25 9
9. Marist (Chicago) 3-2 21 NR
10. Neuqua Valley 4-1 20 NR

Others receiving votes: Edwardsville 19, Bolingbrook 17, Plainfield North 14, Naperville North 9, South Elgin 5, Homewood-Flossmoor 1.



Class 7A

School Record Points Prv
1. Mt. Carmel (Chicago) (11) 5-0 110 1
2. Hersey 5-0 91 9
3. Prospect 4-1 69 2
4. St. Rita (Chicago) 3-2 68 4
5. Pekin 5-0 60 5
6. Wheaton North 4-1 53 7
7. St. Charles North 4-1 41 NR
8. Hononegah 5-0 31 10
9. Jacobs 4-1 30 3
9. Batavia 3-2 27 8

Others receiving votes: Downers North 11, Geneva 9, Lake Zurich 5.



Class 6A

School Record Points Prv
1. East St. Louis (12) 3-2 120 1
2. Simeon (Chicago) 5-0 103 2
3. Lemont 5-0 85 3
4. Crystal Lake Prairie Ridge 4-1 77 4
5. Crete-Monee 3-2 73 6
6. Niles Notre Dame 4-1 57 7
7. Chatham Glenwood 4-1 46 5
8. Wauconda 5-0 36 T10
9. Belivdere North 5-0 27 NR
10. Normal West 5-0 27 NR

Others receiving votes: Carmel 7, Kenwood 7, Chicago (St. Ignatius) 6, Cary-Grove 2, Antioch 1, Champaign Centennial 1.



Class 5A

School Record Points Prv
1. Morris (6) 5-0 113 1
2. Kankakee (4) 4-1 94 2
3. Sycamore (1) 5-0 88 4
4. Mahomet-Seymour (1) 5-0 84 3
5. Peoria 5-0 73 5
6. Morgan Park (Chicago) 5-0 68 6
7. Glenbard South 5-0 44 7
8. (tie) Nazareth (LaGrange Park) 2-3 29 8
8. (tie) Highland 4-1 29 9
10. Sterling 4-1 18 10

Others receiving votes: Chicago (St. Patrick) 6, Mascoutah 5, Rockford Boylan 4, Mount Vernon 3, Kaneland 2.



Class 4A

School Record Points Prv
1. Sacred Heart-Griffin (12) 5-0 120 2
2. Richmond Burton 4-1 91 3
3. Joliet Catholic 4-1 91 1
4. St. Francis 5-0 88 4
5. Rochester 4-1 67 5
6. Stillman Valley 5-0 62 6
7. Wheaton Academy 5-0 54 7
8. Carterville 5-0 35 8
9. Genoa-Kingston 4-1 20 9
10. Macomb 5-0 15 10

Others receiving votes: St. Laurence 4, Breese Central 4, Columbia 2.



Class 3A

School Record Points Prv
1. IC Catholic (11) 4-1 128 1
2. Williamsville (1) 5-0 108 2
3. Reed-Custer (1) 5-0 97 3
4. Princeton 5-0 96 4
5. Byron 4-1 69 5
6. Mt. Carmel 5-0 65 6
7. Fairbury Prairie Central 5-0 53 7
8. Eureka 5-0 48 8
9. Seneca 5-0 21 T10
10. Paxton-Buckley-Loda 5-0 17 9

Others receiving votes: Tolono Unity 10, Durand-Pecatonica 3.



Class 2A

School Record Points Prv
1. Wilmington (11) 5-0 128 1
2. Decatur St. Teresa (2) 5-0 118 2
3. Maroa-Forsyth 5-0 101 3
4. Bismarck-Henning 5-0 86 4
5. North-Mac 5-0 85 5
6. Rockridge 4-1 59 7
7. Downs Tri-Valley 4-1 41 8
8. Knoxville 4-1 23 6
9. Carmi White County 5-0 22 10
10. Johnston City 5-0 21 9

Others receiving votes: Nashville 15, Pana 8, Vandalia 6, Mercer County 2.



Class 1A

School Record Points Prv
1. Lena-Winslow (13) 5-0 130 1
2. Colfax Ridgeview 5-0 111 3
3. (tie) Camp Point Central 5-0 98 4
3. (tie) Hope Academy 5-0 98 5
5. Athens 4-1 60 2
6. Shelbyville 5-0 57 8
7. St. Bede 5-0 56 7
8. (tie) Greenfield Northwestern 5-0 33 T8
8. (tie) Fulton 3-2 33 6
10. Ottawa Marquette 4-1 17 10

Others receiving votes: Tuscola 12, Gilman Iroquois West 5, Forreston 2, Kewanee-Annawan-Wethersfield 2, Aurora Christian 1.



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