2021 Illinois high school football quarterfinal matchups

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This weekend’s state quarterfinals schedule is headlined by a 7A matchup between Chicago Catholic League/East Suburban Catholic Conference foes Brother Rice and Mount Carmel (Chicago).

Brother Rice is currently ranked No. 4 in the High School Football America Illinois Top 10 powered by NFL Play Football. The Caravan is ranked No. 5 and is coming-off a 16-14 over 7A No. 1 Batavia last week.

During their CCL/ESCL Blue Division regular season matchup, Brother Rice won 43-36.

Below is this weekend’s games from the Illinois High School Association.

Illinois High School Football Schedule

Quarterfinals – November 12-13, 2021

8A

#9 Frankfort (Lincoln-Way East) (9-2) at #1 Wilmette (Loyola Academy) (11-0), Sat., Nov. 13, 12:00 noon

#4 Lockport (Twp.) (10-1) at #21 Carol Stream (Glenbard North) (8-3), Sat., Nov. 13, 1:00 pm

#18 Chicago (Marist) (8-3) at #10 Glenview (Glenbrook South) (9-2), Sat., Nov. 13, 1:00 pm

#6 Park Ridge (Maine South) (10-1) at #3 Naperville (Neuqua Valley) (10-1), Sat., Nov. 13, 5:00 pm

7A

#17 Chicago (Mt. Carmel) (8-3) at #9 Chicago (Brother Rice) (9-2), Sat., Nov. 13, 4:00 pm

#4 Wheaton (North) (10-1) at #21 Villa Park (Willowbrook) (8-3), Fri., Nov. 12, 7:00 pm

#2 Rockton (Hononegah) (11-0) at #10 Chicago (St. Rita) (9-2), Sat., Nov. 13, 3:00 pm

#19 Algonquin (Jacobs) (8-3) at #11 Mt. Prospect (Prospect) (9-2), Sat., Nov. 13, 7:00 pm

6A

#12 Crystal Lake (Central) (8-3) at #1 Cary (C.-Grove) (11-0), Sat., Nov. 13, 1:00 pm

#7 Crystal Lake (Prairie Ridge) (9-2) at #6 Lake Forest (H.S.) (9-2), Sat., Nov. 13, 1:00 pm

#4 East St. Louis (Sr.) (9-2) at #1 Lemont (H.S.) (11-0), Sat., Nov. 13, 2:30 pm

#7 Crete (C.-Monee) (8-3) at #6 Washington (9-2), Sat., Nov. 13, 1:30 pm

5A

#13 Chicago (St. Patrick) (7-4) at #9 Sycamore (H.S.) (8-3), Sat., Nov. 13, 2:00 pm

#2 Oak Park (Fenwick) (9-2) at #14 LaGrange Park (Nazareth Academy) (7-4), Sat., Nov. 13, 1:00 pm

#5 Marion (H.S.) (10-1) at #1 Kankakee (Sr.) (11-0), Sat., Nov. 13, 3:00 pm

#3 Mahomet (M.-Seymour) (11-0) at #7 Morton (9-2), Sat., Nov. 13, 1:00 pm

4A

#4 Genoa (G.-Kingston) (10-1) at #1 Joliet (Catholic Academy) (11-0), Sat., Nov. 13, 7:00 pm

#2 Richmond (R.-Burton) (11-0) vs. #6 Chicago (Phillips) (9-2) at Gately Stadium, Sat., Nov. 13, 4:00 pm

#4 Freeburg (9-2) at #1 Rochester (10-1), Sat., Nov. 13, 4:00 pm

#2 Breese (Central) (10-1) at #3 Springfield (Sacred Heart-Griffin) (10-1), Sat., Nov. 13, 2:00 pm

3A

#4 Braidwood (Reed-Custer) (10-1) at #1 Byron (11-0), Sat., Nov. 13, 2:00 pm

#2 Princeton (10-1) at #6 Elmhurst (IC Catholic) (10-1), Sat., Nov. 13, 3:00 pm

#4 Williamsville (10-1) at #1 Tolono (Unity) (11-0), Sat., Nov. 13, 2:00 pm

#3 Benton (11-0) at #2 Mt. Carmel (11-0), Sat., Nov. 13, 2:00 pm

2A

#13 Kankakee (McNamara) (7-4) at #1 Wilmington (11-0), Sat., Nov. 13, 5:00 pm

#3 Farmington (11-0) at #2 Downs (Tri-Valley) (11-0), Sat., Nov. 13, 1:00 pm

#4 Breese (Mater Dei) (11-0) at #1 Decatur (St. Teresa) (11-0), Sat., Nov. 13, 3:00 pm

#2 Pana (H.S.) (11-0) at #6 Nashville (10-1), Sat., Nov. 13, 1:00 pm

1A

#1 Abingdon (A.-Avon) (10-1) at #13 Colfax (Ridgeview-Lexington) [Coop] (7-4), Sat., Nov. 13, 1:00 pm

#7 Fulton (H.S.) (9-2) at #6 Lena (L.-Winslow) (9-2), Sat., Nov. 13, 1:00 pm

#9 Moweaqua (Central A & M) (8-3) at #5 Arcola (9-2), Sat., Nov. 13, 2:30 pm

#3 Athens (10-1) at #2 Carrollton (10-1), Sat., Nov. 13, 1:00 pm

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