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Week 14 Marquee Sports Network/Edgy Tim Chicagoland Top 30 preps football poll

4 months agoEdgy Tim

“Edgy Tim” O’Halloran provides an updated ranking of the Top 30 Chicagoland High School football teams for Week 13. Head to EdgyTim.Rivals.com for more coverage.

Note: Number in parentheses is the team’s ranking in the previous week.

1. Mount Carmel 13-0 (1)

The Caravan found a way to combat the wind and cold to beat rival St Rita 20-9 to advance. 

Next: vs Batavia 7A State Title Game

2. Lincoln Way East 13-0 (2)

The Griffins also get a rematch from the 2021 Class 8A quarterfinals when they lost to Loyola 3-0.

Next: (2) vs Loyola Class 8A State Title Game


3. Loyola Academy 12-1 (3)

The Ramblers defense held York to under 150 yards of total offense in its 30-3 win on Saturday.

Next: vs Lincoln Way East Class 8A State Title Game


4. York 12-1 (4)

The Dukes made it to the semifinal round for just the third time in school history in 2022. 

Next: Season Completed 

5. Glenbard West 11-2 (5)

The Hilltoppers come up short in it’s 31-7 loss to Lincoln Way East on Saturday. 

Next: Season Completed


6. St. Rita 10-3 (6)

The Mustangs head coach Todd Kuska steps down after a tremendous 25-year head coaching career at St. Rita. 

Next: Season completed

7. Batavia 10-3 (11)

The Bulldogs have been motivated to take on Mount Carmel after it’s controversial 2021 Class 7A Round 2 16-14 loss. 

Next: vs Mount Carmel Class 7A State Title Game

8. St Charles North 10-2 (7) 

Next: Season Completed

9. Lake Zurich 11-2 (8)

The ride ends for Da Bears in the semifinals in a 24-7 loss to Batavia. 

Next: Season Completed

10. Maine South 9-3 (9)

Next: Season Completed.

11. Warren Township 10-2 (10) 

Next: Season Completed

12. Lemont 12-1 (12)

Lemont gave East St. Louis everything they could handle in a 32-28 loss on Saturday in head coach Bret Kooi’s final game as head coach.

Next: Season Completed

13. Prairie Ridge 12-1 (17)

The Wolves get a game winning Brogan Amherdt field goal in his first career field goal attempt to beat St. Ignatius 21-19 to advance.

Next: vs East St. Louis Class 6A State Title Game

14. Wheaton North 9-2 (13) 

Next: Season Completed 

15. Crete-Monee 9-3 (14) 

Next: Season Completed

16. Hersey 10-1 (15) 

Next: Season Completed 

17. Palatine 10-2 (16) 

Next: Season Completed 

18. Simeon 10-1 (18) 

Next: The Wolverines win the CPL City championship and next up is the annual Prep Bowl. 

19. Marist 7-4 (19) 

Next: Season Completed

20. Brother Rice 7-5 (20) 

Next: Season Completed

21. Lyons Township 9-3 (21) 

Next: Season Completed 

22. Prospect 9-2 (22) 

Next: Season Completed 

23. Neuqua Valley 8-3 (23) 

Next: Season Completed 

24. IC Catholic Prep 12-1 (25)

The Knights left no doubt in its 35-0 win over Byron to advance.

Next: vs Williamsville Class 3A State Title Game

25. Providence Catholic 9-4 (26)

The Celtics just fought its way to beating St Francis 17-14 to advance to the Class 4A state title.

Next: vs Sacred Heart Griffin Class 4A State Title Game

26. Nazareth Academy 9-4 (28)

Nazareth Academy just seems to find a way to win and get back into the 5A state title game.

Next: vs Peoria Class 5A State Title Game

27. Sycamore 12-1 (24)

The Spartans came up just short losing to Nazareth Academy 10-7 on Saturday.

Next: Season Completed

28. St. Ignatius 10-3 (27)

The Wolfpack posted another strong season in 2022 under head coach Matt Martin.

Next: Season Completed

29. St. Francis 11-2 (29)

The Spartans and head coach Bob McMillen will reload for the 2023 season.

Next: Season Completed

30. Morris 10-3 (30)

No one saw Morris scoring 56 points in a state playoff game…and then losing 76-56 on Saturday to Peoria. 

Next: Season Completed

Out: None

Next In (In No Order): Yorkville/Niles Notre Dame/Richmond Burton/Downers Grove North/Kenwood/Morgan Park/Joliet Catholic/Glenbrook South/Kankakee/Reed Custer

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