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Week 7.5: Illinois High School Football Top 10 Poll

Hinsdale Central joined the ranks in Class 8A while Batavia climbed to #1 in Class 7A. Here are the latest rankings of Illinois high school football teams in each class, according to an Associated Press panel of sportswriters.

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Week 7.5: Illinois High School Football Top 10 Poll
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Class 8A

School Record Points Prv
1. Loyola (7) 7-0 70 1
2. Naperville Neuqua Valley 7-0 62 2
3. Maine South 6-1 52 4
4. Gurnee Warren 6-1 51 3
5. Lockport 7-0 40 5
6. Chicago (Marist) 5-2 38 6
7. South Elgin 7-0 23 7
8. Hinsdale Central 6-1 14 NR
9. Glenbard West 6-1 10 9
10. York 6-1 7 8

Others receiving votes: Lincoln-Way East 6, Naperville Central 4, Palatine 4, O'Fallon 3, Bolingbrook 1.



Class 7A

School Record Points Prv
1. Batavia (7) 7-0 88 2
2. Brother Rice (2) 5-2 79 1
3. Wheaton North 6-1 73 3
4. Chicago Mt. Carmel 5-2 57 4
5. Chicago St. Rita 5-2 50 5
6. Hersey 7-0 43 6
7. Normal Community 7-0 38 7
8. Hononegah 7-0 32 8
9. Prospect 6-1 15 9
10. Moline 6-1 10 NR

Others receiving votes: Hoffman Estates 8, Buffalo Grove 1, Pekin 1.



Class 6A

School Record Points Prv
1. East St. Louis (8) 6-1 98 1
2. Cary-Grove (2) 7-0 91 2
3. Kankakee 7-0 75 3
4. Chicago (St. Ignatius) 7-0 72 6
5. Lemont 7-0 59 4
6. Crete-Monee 5-2 49 5
7. Wauconda 7-0 30 7
8. Oak Lawn Richards 6-1 24 NR
9. (tie) Kenwood 7-0 20 8
9. (tie) Lake Forest 6-1 20 10

Others receiving votes: Deerfield 7, Machesney Park Harlem 4, Washington 1.



Class 5A

School Record Points Prv
1. Rochester (9) 6-1 90 1
2. Oak Park (Fenwick) 5-2 77 2
3. Mascoutah 7-0 72 3
4. Morris 7-0 57 4
5. Sterling 6-1 54 5
6. Mahomet-Seymour 7-0 41 6
7. Peoria 5-2 38 8
8. Glenbard South 6-1 26 9
9. Marion 6-1 13 10
10. Sycamore 4-2 12 NR

Others receiving votes: Providence 8, Morton 6, Aurora (Marmion) 1.



Class 4A

School Record Points Prv
1. Joliet Catholic (10) 7-0 100 1
2. Sacred Heart-Griffin (Springfield) 6-1 85 2
3. Richmond-Burton 7-0 82 3
4. Kewanee 7-0 58 5
5. Genoa-Kingston 6-1 54 6
6. Chicago (Phillips) 5-2 46 7
7. St. Francis 5-2 45 4
8. Coal City 5-2 26 8
9. Stillman Valley 6-1 24 9
10. Peoria Notre Dame 5-2 20 10

Others receiving votes: Carterville 4, Wheaton Academy 3, Dixon 1, Mt. Zion 1, Murphysboro 1.



Class 3A

School Record Points Prv
1. Wilmington (4) 7-0 94 1
2. IC Catholic (6) 7-0 85 2
3. Williamsville 6-1 69 5
4. Byron 7-0 68 6
5. Tolono Unity 7-0 66 4
6. Princeton 6-1 47 8
7. Farmington 7-0 34 7
8. Monticello 6-1 28 3
9. (tie) Mt. Carmel 6-0 13 NR
9. (tie) Durand 6-1 13 NR

Others receiving votes: Benton 12, Reed-Custer 10, Montini 6, Paxton-Buckley-Loda 3, Monmouth-Roseville 1, Fairbury Prairie Central 1.



Class 2A

School Record Points Prv
1. Decatur St. Teresa (10) 7-0 100 1
2. Breese Mater Dei 7-0 87 2
3. Downs Tri-Valley 7-0 74 3
4. Maroa-Forsyth 6-1 73 4
5. Bismarck-Henning 7-0 62 5
6. Pana 7-0 44 6
7. Knoxville 7-0 40 7
8. Athens 6-1 24 9
9. Bishop McNamara (4-3) 16 NR
10. Clifton Central 5-2 10 8

Others receiving votes: Vandalia 9, Johnston City 5, Rushville-Industry 3, Westville 1, Erie-Prophetstown 1, Rockridge 1.



Class 1A

School Record Points Prv
1. Carrollton (7) 6-1 80 2
2. Lena-Winslow (1) 6-1 73 1
3. Abingdon (1) 7-0 71 T3
4. Camp Point Central 6-1 65 T3
5. Fulton (5-2) 44 NR
6. Forreston 5-2 36 5
7. Ottawa Marquette 6-1 35 10
8. Moweaqua Central A&M 5-2 34 9
9. St. Bede 5-2 20 7
10. Aurora Christian 4-2 16 NR

Others receiving votes: Mt. Sterling (Brown County) 6, Cumberland 6, Nokomis 5, Sesser (S.-Valier) 2, Winchester West Central 2.

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