FOX VALLEY VALLEY
Outlook: This figures to again rank as one of the most competitive leagues in the state. Prairie Ridge is the defending Class 6A champion. Crystal Lake South, Cary-Grove and Jacobs also appear capable of mounting deep playoff runs.
Top five players Ht. Wt. Yr.
QB Quinn Baker, Cary-Grove 5-11 185 Sr.
LB Sean Folliard, Prairie Ridge 6-2 205 Sr.
WR Jake Gierlak, Jacobs 5-10 180 Sr.
DE/OT Adam Kulon, Jacobs 6-5 240 Sr.
OT Boston Mathew, Crystal Lake S. 6-3 260 Sr.
Quote: “Our conference is very tough year in and year out. [Cary-Grove] has won a state title recently and [Prairie Ridge] won one last year. We hope to be in the mix with some outstanding teams.” — Crystal Lake South coach Chuck Ahsmann.
Predicted Finish: Prairie Ridge, Cary-Grove, Crystal Lake South, Jacobs, Huntley, McHenry, Dundee-Crown.