Beth Long’s Class 8A playoff predictions

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Brother Rice quarterback Dino Borrelli (13) runs away from Loyola’s defense. Worsom Robinson/ For the Sun-Times.

Class 8A

First Round

(32) O’Fallon at (1) Loyola

(17) Curie at (16) Oswego East

(25) Fremd at (8) Brother Rice

(24) Huntley at (9) Stevenson

(29) Evanston at (4) Homewood-Flossmoor

(20) Glenbard West at (13) Neuqua Valley

(28) Joliet West at (5) Oswego

(21) Oak Park at (12) Edwardsville(31) Waubonsie Valley at (2) Hinsdale Central

(18) Lincoln-Way East at (15) Taft

(26) Maine South at (7) West Aurora

(23) Leyden at (10) Barrington

(30) Notre Dame at (3) Palatine

(19) Lyons at (14) Naperville North

(27) Lockport at (6) St. Charles East

(22) New Trier at (11) MaristSecond Round (1) Loyola(16) Oswego East(8) Brother Rice(9) Stevenson(4) Homewood Flossmoor(20) Glenbard West(5) Oswego(21) Oak Park(2) Hinsdale Central(18) Lincoln Way-East(7) West Aurora(10) Barrington(3) Palatine(14) Naperville North(6) St. Charles East(11) MaristQuarterfinals (1) Loyola(8) Brother Rice(4) Homewood-Flossmoor(21) Oak Park(2) Hinsdale Central(10) Barrington(3) Palatine(11) MaristSemifinals (1)Loyola(4)Homewood-flossmoor(2)Hinsdale Central(3PalatineFinal: (1) Loyola(2) Hinsdale CentralState Champs Loyola

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