Associated Press Week 6 Illinois high school football rankings

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

SHARE Associated Press Week 6 Illinois high school football rankings
Neuqua Valley’s Matthew Appel (71) gets to a loose ball before Waubonsie Valley’s Ethan Nelson (2).

Neuqua Valley’s Matthew Appel (71) gets to a loose ball before Waubonsie Valley’s Ethan Nelson (2).

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 (12) (5-0) 120 1
2. Warren (5-0) 96 3
3. Hinsdale Central (5-0) 81 4
4. Loyola (3-2) 67 T5
5. Notre Dame (5-0) 65 T5
6. Homewood-Flossmoor (4-1) 61 2
7. Minooka (5-0) 54 7
8. Neuqua Valley (4-1) 37 9
9. Oswego (5-0) 34 8
10. Bolingbrook (4-1) 15 10
(tie) Edwardsville (4-1) 15 NR

Others receiving votes: South Elgin 9, Barrington 5, St. Charles East 1.

Class 7A
School W-L Pts Prv
1. Mount Carmel (9) (5-0) 117 1
2. Nazareth (3) (4-1) 100 2
3. Glenbard West (5-0) 85 3
4. Phillips (5-0) 81 43
5. Batavia (4-1) 73 5
6. Hersey (5-0) 57 8
7. Brother Rice (4-1) 51 7
8. Rolling Meadows (5-0) 35 9
9. Benet (5-0) 29 10
10. St. Charles North (4-1) 14 NR

Others receiving votes: Conant 7, Normal 6, Hononegah 2, Willowbrook 2, Andrew 1.

Class 6A
School W-L Pts Prv
1. Chatham Glenwood (8) (5-0) 131 1
2. Crete-Monee (3) (5-0) 117 2
3. Providence (2) (4-1) 109 4
4. Cary-Grove (4-1) 81 5
5. Richards (4-1) 78 7
6. Simeon (3-1) 74 8
7. Prairie Ridge (4-1) 50 9
8. Yorkville (1) (5-0) 42 10
9. Normal West (4-1) 35 NR
10. Antioch (4-1) 30 NR

Others receiving votes: Peoria Central 10, Lemont 7, Kaneland 3, Springfield 3.

Class 5A
School W-L Pts Prv
1. East St. Louis (14) (5-0) 140 1
2. Montini (4-1) 113 2
3. Sterling (5-0) 109 3
4. Rockford Boylan (5-0) 94 4
5. Hillcrest (4-1) 82 5
6. Sycamore (5-0) 77 7
7. Marion (5-0) 33 10
8. St. Rita (2-3) 27 8
9. Sacred Heart-Griffin (3-2) 23 6
10. Kankakee (4-1) 22 NR

Others receiving votes: Carbondale 11, Dunlap 9, Marmion 8, Morris 7, Triad 7, Cahokia 5, Joliet Catholic 3.

Class 4A
School W-L Pts Prv
1. IC Catholic (12) (5-0) 120 1
2. Rochester (5-0) 105 2
3. Coal City (5-0) 99 3
4. Richmond-Burton (5-0) 81 4
5. Stillman Valley (5-0) 61 5
6. Columbia (5-0) 50 7
7. Mt. Zion (5-0) 30 NR
8. Effingham (5-0) 29 9
9. Genoa-Kingston (5-0) 28 8
10. St. Francis (4-1) 19 NR

Others receiving votes: Illinois Valley Central 18, Bishop McNamara 15, Murphysboro 3, Taylorville 1, Benton 1.

Class 3A
School W-L Pts Prv
1. Wilmington (6) (5-0) 120 2
2. Williamsville (7) (5-0) 115 1
3. Byron (4-1) 98 3
4. Beardstown (5-0) 79 4
5. Nashville (5-0) 68 5
6. Vandalia (5-0) 62 7
7. Fairfield (5-0) 61 6
8. Pana (5-0) 31 10
9. Eureka (4-1) 29 9
10. Princeton (4-1) 12 NR

Others receiving votes: Mt. Carmel IL 10, Quincy Notre Dame 9, Peotone 5, Monticello 4, St. Joseph-Ogden 4, DuQuoin 2, Lisle 2, Breese Mater Dei 2, Greenville 2.

Class 2A
School W-L Pts Prv
1. Fieldcrest (3) (5-0) 118 2
2. Clifton Central (9) (5-0) 117 1
3. Maroa-Forsyth (1) (4-1) 101 5
4. Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley (4-1) 87 6
5. Bismarck-Henning (5-0) 76 7
6. Decatur St. Teresa (4-1) 62 3
7. Knoxville (5-0) 59 8
8. Sterling Newman (4-1) 37 4
9. Orion (4-1) 29 9
10. Sesser-Valier (4-1) 21 NR

Others receiving votes: West Carroll 7, Auburn 1.

Class 1A
School W-L Pts Prv
1. Forreston (6) (5-0) 99 1
(tie) Lena-Winslow (3) (5-0) 99 2
3. Moweaqua Central A&M (2) (5-0) 95 3
4. Annawan-Wethersfield (5-0) 65 5
(tie) Camp Point Central (5-0) 65 4
6. Morrison (5-0) 39 NR
7. Ottawa Marquette (5-0) 37 6
8. Aquin (5-0) 35 NR
9. Watseka (5-0) 23 NR
10. Athens (4-1) 19 NR

Others receiving votes: Aurora Christian 10, Carrollton 5, Princeville 4, Hope Academy 4, Greenfield-Northwestern 3, Tuscola 3.

The Latest
Minnesota scored four times in the 10th inning to drop the Sox 5 1/2 games back in the AL Central.
Reliever David Robertson walked in the tying run in the ninth inning of the Cubs’ 5-2 extra-innings loss to the Brewers on Monday.
Police identified the shooting suspect as Robert “Bobby” Crimo III, a 22-year-old who remained on the loose for more than eight hours after the attack in the affluent suburb’s downtown area.
Among the fatal attacks, a woman was killed and a gunman was among two others wounded in a shootout Friday night in Chinatown, Chicago police said.
When government refuses to act, it betrays the ideals we celebrate on the Fourth.