Chicago area high school football: Week 1 scoreboard

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Lincoln-Way East’s Dominic Dzioban during a preseason practice. Allen Cunningham/For the Sun-Times.

The opening week of the 2018 high school football season is finally upon us, and there weresome notable matchups happening across the area Friday night. Nearly every team in the Sun-Times’ Super 25 rankings took the field,with the othersset to play their games by the end of the weekend.

The biggest matchup saw No. 4 Maine Southroll past No. 9 Glenbard West with a 35-14 victory in Park Ridge. The Hawkshave brought back nine players from a talented defense and handledan immediate test in Week 1 against the Hilltoppers, who also boast an impressive defense this season.

No. 13 Naperville Central, led by returning star quarterback Payton Thorne,was knocked off by No. 17 Hinsdale Central in another thrilling matchup of Super 25 teams. The Red Devilshung on for a 35-34 victory.

The Sun-Times will provide scores and schedules throughout the prep football season. We will update the scoreboard live on Friday and Saturday as the games end. You canclick on thegrey drop-down menu below to search for results by school. Please send scores and any corrections to preps@suntimes.com.

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Want the latest info and analysis on high school football? Our preps team ofMichael O’Brien,Beth LongandAnnie Costabilewill share all the latest news, insights and Super 25 footballrankings in a new livestream show called “Sun-Times Game Week.” You can watch it LIVE every Monday night at 6:30 p.m. right here on ourhigh school sports Facebook page.You can also ask questions using the hashtag #SunTimesGameWeek or email those questions topreps@suntimes.com.

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