Illinois Top 10: Week 10

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The first round of the Illinois high school football playoffs wasn’t friendly to teams in the High School Football America Illinois Top 10 as three teams saw their seasons come to a close.  #3 Brother Rice, #5 Neuqua Valley and #10 Naperville North all lost last weekend.

Related: 1st Round Playoff Scores

Those losses opened the door Barrington and Glenbard West to return to the rankings at #6 and #9 respectively.  Both schools spent the early part of the season in our rankings that are created with our proprietary algorithm.

New to the poll for the first time for the year is Fremd at #8.  The Vikings break into the Top 10 after knocking-off Brother Rice

High School Football America Illinois Top 10

#1 Loyola Academy (10-0), LW #1

#2 East St. Louis (10-0), LW: #2

#3 Palatine (10-0), LW: #7

#4 Prairie Ridge (10-0), LW: #4

#5 Homewood-Flossmoor (10-0), LW: #6

#6 Barrington (9-1), LW: NR

#7 St. Charles East (10-0), LW: #8

#8 Fremd (7-3), LW: NR

#9 Glenbard West (8-2), LW: NR

#10 Immaculate Conception (10-0), LW: #9

Dropped-out: #3 Brother Rice, #5 Neuqua Valley, #10 Naperville North

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

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Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.