Illinois High School Football Top 10 Poll

October 27, 2021 GMT

Here are 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. Loyola (13) (9-0) 130 1
2. Maine South (8-1) 111 3
3. Gurnee Warren (8-1) 105 4
4. Naperville Neuqua Valley (8-1) 88 2
5. Lincoln-Way East (7-2) 63 T6
6. Hinsdale Central (8-1) 60 8
7. South Elgin (9-0) 40 T6
8. Naperville Central (6-3) 37 9
9. Lockport (8-1) 27 NR
10. Chicago (Marist) (6-3) 17 5
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Others receiving votes: York 16, Naperville North 12, Bolingbrook 4, Glenbard West 3, O’Fallon 2.

Class 7A

School W-L Pts Prv
1. Brother Rice (9) (7-2) 133 2
2. Batavia (5) (9-0) 130 1
3. Wheaton North (8-1) 109 3
4. Chicago (St. Rita) (7-2) 93 5
5. Chicago Mt. Carmel (6-3) 87 4
6. Normal Community (9-0) 60 7
7. Hononegah (9-0) 47 8
8. Moline (8-1) 39 9
9. Prospect (7-2) 31 6
10. Buffalo Grove (8-1) 26 NR

Others receiving votes: Hersey 9, Plainfield Central 3, Hoffman Estates 2, Pekin 1.

Class 6A

School W-L Pts Prv
1. East St. Louis (13) (7-2) 148 1
2. Cary-Grove (2) (9-0) 137 2
3. Chicago (St. Ignatius) (8-1) 112 4
4. Lemont (9-0) 109 5
5. Wauconda (9-0) 76 7
6. Crete-Monee (6-3) 64 6
7. Lake Forest (7-2) 56 8
8. Machesney Park Harlem (8-1) 51 9
9. Washington (7-2) 32 10
10. Deerfield (8-1) 13 NR
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Others receiving votes: Crystal Lake Prairie Ridge 12, Chicago (Simeon) 7, Kenwood 5, Belvidere North 2, Oak Lawn Richards 1.

Class 5A

School W-L Pts Prv
1. Oak Park (Fenwick) (10) (7-2) 153 2
2. Kankakee (6) (9-0) 141 3 in Class 6A
3. Morris (9-0) 125 3
4. Mahomet-Seymour (9-0) 98 4
5. Peoria (7-2) 88 5
6. Sterling (7-2) 62 7
(tie) Mascoutah (8-1) 62 6
8. Glenbard South (8-1) 50 8
9. Marion (8-1) 36 9
10. LaGrange Park (Nazareth) (5-4) 23 NR

Others receiving votes: Morton 12, Aurora (Marmion) 9, Chicago (Morgan Park) 8, Sycamore 8, Rockford Boylan 5.

Class 4A

School W-L Pts Prv
1. Joliet Catholic (14) (9-0) 157 1
2. Rochester (3) (8-1) 156 1 in Class 5A
3. Sacred Heart-Griffin (Springfield) (8-1) 136 2
4. Richmond-Burton (9-0) 120 3
5. Genoa-Kingston (8-1) 87 5
6. Chicago (Phillips) (7-2) 85 6
7. St. Francis (7-2) 74 7
8. Kewanee (8-1) 45 4
9. Peoria Notre Dame (6-3) 26 8
10. Wheaton Academy (7-2) 16 NR
(tie) Breese Central (8-1) 16 10

Others receiving votes: Coal City 7, Stillman Valley 4, Freeburg 3, Carterville 2, Quincy Notre Dame 1.

Class 3A

School W-L Pts Prv
1. IC Catholic (13) (8-1) 146 1
2. Byron (1) (9-0) 132 3
3. Tolono Unity (9-0) 111 5
4. Williamsville (1) (8-1) 106 4
5. Princeton (8-1) 94 6
6. Mt. Carmel (9-0) 80 8
7. Reed-Custer (8-1) 56 T10
8. Durand (8-1) 43 T10
9. Benton (9-0) 31 NR
10. Monticello (7-2) 20 9

Others receiving votes: Fairfield 4, Carlinville 1, Paxton-Buckley-Loda 1.

Class 2A

School W-L Pts Prv
1. Wilmington (10) (9-0) 135 2 in Class 3A
2. Decatur St. Teresa (4) (9-0) 127 1
3. Breese Mater Dei (9-0) 112 2
4. Downs Tri-Valley (9-0) 86 3 in Class 2A
5. Farmington (9-0) 85 7 in Class 3A
6. Bismarck-Henning (9-0) 59 4
7. Pana (9-0) 49 5
8. Bishop McNamara (5-4) 29 NR
9. Nashville (8-1) 28 NR
10. Knoxville (8-1) 24 8

Others receiving votes: Maroa-Forsyth 21, Johnston City 11, Erie-Prophetstown 2, North-Mac 1, Sterling Newman 1.

Class 1A

School W-L Pts Prv
1. Carrollton (4) (8-1) 129 1
2. Athens (10) (8-1) 128 6 in Class 2A
3. Camp Point Central (8-1) 119 4
4. Forreston (7-2) 105 6
5. Lena-Winslow (1) (7-2) 83 3
6. Fulton (7-2) 76 5
7. Abingdon (8-1) 68 2
8. Ottawa Marquette (8-1) 34 7
9. St. Bede (7-2) 32 8
10. Aurora Christian (6-3) 17 9

Others receiving votes: Arcola 14, Cumberland 13, Gilman Iroquois West 5, Nokomis 2.

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