CSN's Top 20 preps rankings - Week 4

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CSN's Top 20 preps rankings - Week 4

Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011Posted: 9:50 p.m.

By Joe Collins and Taylor Bell
CSNChicago.com

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1. Maine South (3-0)
Last Week (Ranked No. 1): Defeated Deerfield 48-7
Next Game: Friday vs. Niles North, 7:30 p.m.
READ: Alviti, Preston carry Maine South to easy win
2. Glenbard West (3-0)
Last Week (Ranked No. 2): Defeated Lyons 31-3
Next Game: Saturday vs. Hinsdale Central, 1:30 p.m.

READ: Balogh leads rushing attack for Glenbard West

3. Mount Carmel (3-0)
Last Week (Ranked No. 3): Defeated De La Salle 40-7
Next Game: Saturday at St. Joseph, 1:30 p.m.

READ: Lenti ties win record with Mount Carmel victory

4. Lincoln-Way East (3-0)
Last Week (Ranked No. 4): Defeated Lockport 38-7
Next Game: Friday at Homewood-Flossmoor, 7:30 p.m.

5. Joliet Catholic (3-0)
Last Week (Ranked No. 5): Defeated Peoria Richwoods 63-34
Next Game: Friday vs. St. Viator at Joliet Memorial Stadium, 7 p.m.

6. Homewood-Flossmoor (3-0)
Last Week (Ranked No. 6): Defeated Lincoln-Way Central 42-7
Next Game: Friday vs. Lincoln-Way East, 7:30 p.m.

7. Glenbard North (3-0)
Last Week (Ranked No. 7): Defeated West Chicago 42-0
Next Game: Friday at Glenbard East, 7:30 p.m.

8. Loyola (3-0)
Last Week (Ranked No. 8): Defeated Lake Forest Academy 48-13
Next Game: Friday at Providence, 7:30 p.m.

9. Downers Grove South (3-0)
Last Week (Ranked No. 9): Defeated Morton 56-0
Next Game: Friday at Leyden, 7:30 p.m.

10. Carmel (2-1)
Last Week (Ranked No. 10): Defeated Notre Dame 26-7
Next Game: Friday vs. Marian Catholic, 7:30 p.m.

11. St. Rita (2-1)
Last Week (Ranked No. 11): Defeated Fenwick 42-0
Next Game: Friday at Brother Rice, 7:30 p.m.

12. Prairie Ridge (3-0)
Last Week (Ranked No. 12): Defeated Huntley 43-2
Next Game: Friday vs. Dundee-Crown, 7:30 p.m.

13. Bolingbrook (3-0)
Last Week (Ranked No. 13): Defeated Joliet Central 60-6
Next Game: Friday vs. Joliet West, 7:30 p.m.
14. Crete-Monee (3-0)
Last Week (Ranked No. 14): Defeated Moline 37-13
Next Game: Saturday vs. Glenbard South, 1:30 p.m.

15. Lake Zurich (2-1)
Last Week (Ranked No. 16): Defeated Warren 33-14
Next Game: Friday vs. Lakes, 7:30 p.m.

16. Wheaton Warrenville South (1-2)
Last Week (Ranked No. 17): Defeated West Aurora 20-6
Next Game: Friday at Naperville North, 7:30 p.m.

17. Crystal Lake South (3-0)
Last Week (Unranked): Defeated Cary-Grove 10-7
Next Game: Friday vs. Huntley, 7:30 p.m.

READ: Birthday boy lifts Gators to upset

18. Morris (3-0)
Last Week (Ranked No. 18): Defeated Streator 55-6
Next Game: Friday at Ottawa, 7:30 p.m.

19. Cary-Grove (2-1)
Last Week (Ranked No. 15): Lost to Crystal Lake South 10-7
Next Game: Saturday vs. Hampshire, 1:30 p.m.

20. Montini (2-1)
Last Week (Ranked No. 19): Defeated Marmion 13-6
Next Game: Friday at Marian Central, 7:30 p.m.

Lurking and Looming: Brother Rice, Providence, Oak Forest, Geneva,
Lemont, Stevenson, Addison Trail, Antioch, Wheaton North, Naperville
Central, St. Patrick, Simeon, Streamwood, Sandburg.

Blackhawks sign goalie with no NHL experience to serve as emergency backup

Blackhawks sign goalie with no NHL experience to serve as emergency backup

The Blackhawks were put in a rough spot on Saturday afternoon when goaltender Corey Crawford had to undergo an emergency appendectomy before their matinee matchup with the Philadelphia Flyers.

With Scott Darling as the lone goaltender on the active roster the Blackhawks signed Eric Semborski to an amateur tryout to serve as Darling's backup for Saturday's game against the Flyers.

[SHOP: Gear up, Blackhawks fans!]

Semborski, 23, has no NHL experience and last played club hockey at Temple University and for the Empire Junior Hockey Jersey Wildcats.

According to EliteProspects.com, Semborski had a 4.98 GAA and .844 save percentage in 29 games with the Wildcats.

Both the Blackhawks and NHL Twitter accounts had some fun at the expense of Semborski.

Blackhawks: Corey Crawford to undergo appendectomy, out indefinitely

Blackhawks: Corey Crawford to undergo appendectomy, out indefinitely

The Blackhawks announced Saturday afternoon that Corey Crawford is undergoing an appendectomy at a Philadelphia hospital and will be out indefinitely.

Blackhawks team physician Dr. Michael Terry released this statement regarding Crawford:

"Corey presented this morning with acute appendicitis. He is undergoing an appendectomy today at a Philadelphia hospital. We are anticipating a full recovery and return to play. We will provide details regarding the timeline of his return after we have more information about the surgery.”

[SHOP: Gear up, Blackhawks fans!]

Scott Darling got the start against the Flyers, and the Blackhawks signed 23-year-old Eric Semborski to an amateur tryout to serve as an emergency backup goalie. He played club hockey at Temple University and for the Empire Junior Hockey Jersey's Wildcats.

Crawford has been lights out for the Blackhawks this season, owning a 12-6-1 record with a 2.27 goals against average and .927 save percentage, including two shutouts.