2021 Illinois high school football state championships set – State Semifinal Scores

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The 2021 Illinois high school football championship matchups are set for November 26-27, 2021 at Huskie Stadium on the campus of Northern Illinois University.

Here are the eight title matchups:

8A – Lockport Twp. vs. Maine South

7A – St. Rita vs. Wheaton North

6A – Cary-Grove vs. East St. Louis

5A – Fenwick vs. Kankakee

4A – Joliet Catholic vs. Sacred Heart-Griffin

3A – Byron vs. Tolono Unity

2A – Nashville vs. Wilmington

1A – Carrollton vs. Lena-Linslow

Below you can see all of the state semifinal scores from the Illinois High School Association.

Illinois High School Football Scores

Playoffs – Semifinals


Lockport (Twp.) 35, Wilmette (Loyola Academy) 21

Park Ridge (Maine South) 35, Chicago (Marist) 33


Wheaton (North) 45, Chicago (Brother Rice) 27

Chicago (St. Rita) 42, Mt. Prospect (Prospect) 20


Cary (C.-Grove) 40, Lake Forest (H.S.) 7

East St. Louis (Sr.) 54, Crete (C.-Monee) 13


Oak Park (Fenwick) 17, Sycamore (H.S.) 6

Kankakee (Sr.) 41, Morton 14


Joliet (Catholic Academy) 35, Richmond (R.-Burton) 18

Springfield (Sacred Heart-Griffin) 49, Rochester 42


Byron 15, Elmhurst (IC Catholic) 14

Tolono (Unity) 28, Mt. Carmel 21


Wilmington 42, Downs (Tri-Valley) 14

Nashville 37, Decatur (St. Teresa) 35


Lena (L.-Winslow) 28, Colfax (Ridgeview-Lexington) [Coop] 12

Carrollton 28, Moweaqua (Central A & M) 14

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