Illinois semifinal match-ups

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Below are this weekend’s semifinal high school football playoff match-ups.  All games are Saturday, unless noted.

2016 Illinois High School Football Playoffs

CLASS 8A

#1 Loyola (12-0) at #20 Glenbard West (10-2), 1 p.m.

#3 Palatine (12-0) at #26 Maine South (9-3), 2 p.m.

CLASS 7A

#2 East St. Louis (12-0) at #11 Benet (10-2), 2 p.m. at Benedictine University

#16 Plainfield North (10-2) at #4 Fenwick (11-1), 3:30 p.m. at Triton College

CLASS 6A

#7 DeKalb (10-2) at #1 Prairie Ridge (12-0), 1 p.m.

#12 St. Laurence (9-3) at #2 Springfield Sacred Heart-Griffin (12-0), 1:30 p.m.

CLASS 5A

#7 Vernon Hills (9-3) at #13 Sycamore (8-4), 2 p.m.

#1 Peoria (11-1) at #3 Morris (10-2), 3 p.m.

CLASS 4A

#4 Phillips (11-1) at #2 Johnsburg (12-0), 7 p.m. Friday

#7 Canton (10-2) at #5 Rochester (11-1), 6 p.m.

CLASS 3A

#4 Carlinville (11-1) at #3 Virden North Mac (11-1), 2 p.m.

#1 IC Catholic (12-0) at #6 Monticello (12-0), 3 p.m.

CLASS 2A

#4 Deer Creek-Mackinaw (11-1) at #2 Annawan-Kewanee Wethersfield (11-1), 1 p.m.

#10 Shelbyville (9-3) at #5 Maroa-Forsyth (11-1), 1 p.m.

CLASS 1A

#2 Decatur St. Teresa (11-1) at #12 Hardin Calhoun-Brussels (9-3), 1:30 p.m.

#2 Forreston (12-0) at #1 Ottawa Marquette (12-0), 3 p.m.

STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS

At Memorial Stadium, Champaign

Friday, Nov. 25

Class 1A, 10 a.m.

Class 2A, 1 p.m.

Class 3A, 4 p.m.

Class 4A, 7 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 26

Class 5A, 10 a.m.

Class 6A, 1 p.m.

Class 7A, 4 p.m.

Class 8A, 7 p.m.

PREP BOWL PLAYOFFS

Public League final

Curie (10-2) vs. Simeon (7-5), 7 p.m. Friday at Gately Stadium

Prep Bowl

Mount Carmel (7-5) vs. Public League winner, noon Friday, Nov. 25 at Gately Stadium

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