No. 5 Mount Carmel (Chicago) will face No. 4 Brother Rice this weekend in the Class 7A state quarterfinals. The Caravan will be on a high after taking-down top-seeded Batavia 16-14 last weekend.
The loss drops Batavia from No. 7 to No. 9 in the latest High School Football America Illinois Top 10 powered by NFL Play Football.
During their regular season mathcup, Brother Rice beat MC 43-36.
New to the rankings this week is Marist. The RedHawks are at No. 10, replacing St. Ignatius, which drops-out of the statewide rankings after losing to Crete-Monee in Class 6A. St. Ignatius enter the game ranked No. 7 in the Top 10.
Marist, whose losses have come against No. 2 Loyola Academy, Brother Rice and Mount Carmel (Chicago), will play Glenbrook South in the state quarterfinals on Saturday.
High School Football America Illinois Top 10
|No. 1 East St. Louis||(9-2)||1|
|No. 2 Loyola Academy||(11-0)||2|
|No. 3 Joliet Catholic||(11-0)||3|
|No. 4 Brother Rice||(9-2)||4|
|No. 5 Mount Carmel (Chicago)||(8-3)||5|
|No. 6 St. Rita||(9-2)||6|
|No. 7 Cary-Grove||(11-0)||9|
|No. 8 Neuqua Valley||(10-1)||10|
|No. 9 Batavia||(10-1)||7|
|No. 10 Marist||(8-3)||NR|
Editor’s Note: The High School Football America national, regional and state rankings are developed using our proprietary algorithm.