Illinois Top 10 Rankings: Week 13

Illinois Top 10 rankings

Defending state champ Loyola Academy is back in the 8A state championship game. The Ramblers, ranked #1 in the High School Football America Illinois Top 10, will face-off against Maine South Saturday night for the title in the state’s biggest classification. Loyola, which is also ranked #19 in our national Top 25, played Maine South back on September 3rd, escaping with a 44-43 win in which the Ramblers prevented a last minute two-point conversion attempt by Maine South that would have given the Hawks the win.

In the 7A championship game, #2 East St. Louis will face #10 Plainfield North in the championship game.  In the 6A championship game, #4 Prairie Ridge will face #6 Sacred Heart-Griffin.

High School Football America Illinois Top 10 Rankings

#1 Loyola Academy (13-0), LW #1

#2 East St. Louis (13-0), LW: #2

#3 Maine South (10-3), LW: #6

#4 Prairie Ridge (13-0), LW: #4

#5 Palatine (12-1), LW: #3

#6 Sacred Heart-Griffin (13-0), LW: #8

#7 Glenbard West (10-3), LW: #6

#8 Immaculate Conception (13-0), LW: #9

#9 St. Charles East (11-1), LW: #10

#10 Plainfield North (11-2), LW: Nr

Dropped-out: #7 Fenwick

Editor’s Note: The High School Football America Illinois Top 10 is developed using our proprietary algorithm.

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