Lincoln-Way East, Batavia, Cary-Grove remain on top in AP Week 4 football rankings

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Simeon’s Deangelo Hudson (22) carries the ball. Allen Cunningham/For the Sun-Times.

The latest rankings of Illinois high school football teams in each class, according to an Associated Press panel of sportswriters.

Class 8A

School W-L Pts Prv

1. Lincoln-Way East (8) (3-0) 80 1

2. Homewood-Flossmoor (3-0) 66 4

3. Maine South (2-1) 51 3

4. Loyola (2-1) 43 2

5. Barrington (3-0) 42 NR

6. Bolingbrook (3-0) 40 6

7. Oswego (3-0) 31 8

8. Marist (2-1) 29 7

9. Glenbard West (2-1) 13 10

10. Hinsdale Central (2-1) 12 9

Others receiving votes: Edwardsville 11, Huntley 9, Stevenson 9, St. Charles East 3, Oswego East 1

Class 7A

School W-L Pts Prv

1. Batavia (5) (3-0) 86 1

2. Nazareth (2) (3-0) 80 2

3. East St. Louis (2) (2-1) 67 3

4. Brother Rice (3-0) 59 4

5. Mount Carmel (2-1) 51 6

6. Normal (3-0) 45 5

7. Simeon (3-0) 33 10

8. Lake Zurich (2-1) 24 7

9. Benet (3-0) 23 8

10. Hononegah (3-0) 15 9

Others receiving votes: Belleville West 6, Lincoln-Way West 4, Lincoln-Way Central 1, Moline 1.

Class 6A

School W-L Pts Prv

1. Cary-Grove (5) (3-0) 91 3

2. Richards (3) (3-0) 89 4

3. Prairie Ridge (1) (2-1) 69 1

4. Willowbrook (3-0) 67 5

5. Phillips (1) (1-2) 61 2

6. DeKalb (3-0) 52 6

7. Providence (3-0) 36 8

8. Chatham Glenwood (3-0) 31 9

9. Sacred Heart-Griffin (2-1) 30 7

10. Normal West (2-1) 17 10

Others receiving votes: Bloomington 7.

Class 5A

School W-L Pts Prv

1. Washington (8) (3-0) 80 1

2. Dunlap (3-0) 62 2

3. Montini (3-0) 61 3

4. Highland (3-0) 53 5

(tie)Hillcrest (3-0) 53 4

6. Sterling (3-0) 50 6

7. Antioch (3-0) 30 9

8. Joliet Catholic (2-1) 18 NR

9. Peoria Central (2-1) 11 7

10. Decatur MacArthur (3-0) 6 NR

Others receiving votes: Woodstock Marian 5, Sycamore 5, Kaneland 4, Carbondale 2.

Class 4A

School W-L Pts Prv

1. Rochester (8) (3-0) 115 1

2. IC Catholic (4) (3-0) 112 2

3. Rockford Boylan (3-0) 92 3

4. Morris (2-1) 77 T5

5. Taylorville (3-0) 76 4

6. Columbia (3-0) 56 T5

7. Richmond-Burton (3-0) 43 8

8. Coal City (2-1) 38 9

9. Geneseo (2-1) 12 NR

(tie) Herrin (2-1) 12 7

Others receiving votes: De La Salle 6, Breese Mater Dei 5, Johnsburg 4, Cahokia 3, Pontiac 3, Wheaton Academy 2, Raby 2, Sandwich 2.

Class 3A

School W-L Pts Prv

1. Byron (9) (3-0) 134 1

2. Williamsville (4) (3-0) 123 2

3. Farmington (3-0) 103 3

4. Carlinville (1) (3-0) 96 4

5. Monticello (3-0) 79 6

6. Bishop McNamara (3-0) 66 8

7. Vandalia (3-0) 44 9

8. Rock Island Alleman (2-1) 42 5

9. Beardstown (3-0) 22 NR

10. North Boone (2-1) 20 7

Others receiving votes: DuQuoin 17, Elmwood-Brimfield 9, Pleasant Plains 8, Lisle 4, St. Joseph-Ogden 3.

Class 2A

School W-L Pts Prv

1. Maroa-Forsyth (10) (3-0) 125 1

(tie) Orion (3) (3-0) 125 T3

3. Rockridge (3-0) 98 5

4. Sterling Newman (1) (2-1) 96 2

5. Decatur St. Teresa (3-0) 91 T3

6. Illini West (Carthage) (3-0) 72 6

7. Pana (3-0) 61 7

8. Mercer County (2-1) 36 9

9. Eastland-Pearl City (3-0) 28 T10

10. Hope Academy (2-1) 15 NR

Others receiving votes: Bismarck-Henning 5, Nashville 5, Downs Tri-Valley 3, Auburn 3, Red Bud 2, Hamilton West Hancock 2, Marshall 2, El Paso-Gridley 1.

Class 1A

School W-L Pts Prv

1. Lena-Winslow (11) (3-0) 145 1

2. Tuscola (1) (3-0) 127 2

3. Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley (3) (3-0) 123 3

4. Camp Point Central (3-0) 98 4

5. Ottawa Marquette (3-0) 83 5

6. Princeville (3-0) 66 6

7. Aurora Christian (3-0) 62 7

8. Forreston (2-1) 42 9

9. Argenta-Oreana (3-0) 35 8

10. Concord (Triopia) (3-0) 27 NR

Others receiving votes: Dakota 5, Fisher 4, Madison 3, Milledgeville 1, Athens 1, Dupo 1, Red Hill 1, Annawan/Wethersfield 1.

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