Loyola Academy moves to the top of the High School Football America Illinois Top 10

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O’Fallon’s 28-19 upset of East St. Louis moves Loyola Academy to the top of the latest High School Football America Illinois Top 10. ESL, who fall from No. 1 to No. 9 in the new statewide rankings, brought a 17-game win streak into the game along with a 27-game Southwest Conference win streak.

O’Fallon makes its first-ever appearance in our Top 10 at No. 7.

LA climbs to the top spot with a perfect 4-0 record and wins over No. 3 Mount Carmel (Chicago) and No. 6 St. Rita.

Related: Loyola Academy head coach John Holecek talks about his NFL career and beyond on PlayFootball.NFL.com

Marist 13-0 shutout moves the RedHawks one spot to No. 4 this week after its 13-0 shutout of former No. 4 Nazareth Academy.

High School Football America Illinois Top 10

No. 1 Loyola Academy (4-0), LW: #2

No. 2 Lincoln-Way East (4-0), LW: #3

No. 3 Mount Carmel (Chicago) (3-1), LW: #6

No. 4 Marist (3-1), LW: #5

No. 5 Warren Township (4-0), LW: #7

No. 6 St. Rita (3-1), LW: #8

No. 7 O’Fallon (2-0), LW: NR

No. 8 Joliet Catholic (4-0), LW: #9

No. 9 East St. Louis (3-1), LW: #1

No. 10 Glenbard West (3-0), LW: #10

Dropped-out: No. 4 Nazareth Academy

Editor’s Note: The High School Football America national, regional and state rankings are developed using our proprietary algorithm.

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