Edgy Tim's Week 11 Preps Power Rankings

Edgy Tim's Week 11 Preps Power Rankings
November 3, 2013, 10:45 am
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1. Bolingbrook (10-0) (1)

Last Week: Beat Bloom 48-12

This Week: vs. Marist

EDGY's Take: The Raiders defense will get a big test this week against Marist.

2. Mount Carmel (9-1) (2)

Last Week: Beat Benet 48-12

This Week: vs. No. 5 St. Rita @ Gately Stadium

EDGY's Take: Here we go again. Can the Caravan beat St. Rita twice in the same season?

3. Glenbard West (9-1) (3)

Last Week: Beat Harlem 49-14

This Week: @ Conant

EDGY's Take: The Hilltoppers will need to defend the entire field against the Cougars.

4. Montini Catholic (10-0) (4)

Last Week: Beat Morgan Park 43-6

This Week: @ Marian Central Catholic

EDGY's Take: The Broncos will also need to beat rival Marian Central Catholic to advance. Again.

5. St. Rita (9-1) (5)

Last Week: Beat Willowbrook 34-6

This Week: vs. No. 2 Mount Carmel @ Gately Stadium

EDGY's Take: Can the Mustangs get the offense rolling this time around against the Caravan?

6. Loyola (9-1) (6)

Last Week: Beat Lane Tech 48-7

This Week: @ Notre Dame

EDGY's Take: The Ramblers will focus on stopping Notre Dame RB Chris James

7. Homewood-Floosmoor (9-1) (7)

Last Week: Beat Sandburg 49-14

This Week: vs. Naperville Central

EDGY's Take: The Vikings defense will need to slow down the Redhawks and QB Jake Kolbe.

8. Glenbard North (9-1) (8)

Last Week: Beat New Trier 35-10

This Week: vs. No. 15 Stevenson

EDGY's Take: Gee, when was the last time these two played against each other? Oh yeah, same time as last season.

[MORE: DRIVE: Patriots walk, then run to conference championship]

9. Neuqua Valley (9-1) (9)

Last Week: Beat OFallon 38-7

This Week: vs. Simeon

EDGY's Take: The Wildcats defense had a solid game against O'Fallon.

10. Lincoln-Way East (8-2) (10)

Last Week: Beat Plainfield East 31-0

This Week: @ Oswego East

EDGY's Take: East versus East this week. Again. I'll take East to win.

11. Wheaton North (8-2) (11)

Last Week: Beat Glenbrook North 53-7

This Week: @ Fenwick

EDGY's Take: The Falcons defensive priority #1 this week is slowing down Fenwick RB Robert Spillane.

12. Wheaton Warrenville South (8-2) (12)

Last Week: Beat Dunbar 48-16

This Week: vs. Downers Grove North

EDGY's Take: Can the Red Grange Tigers go old school on defense to stop the Trojans?

13. Joliet Catholic (9-1) (13)

Last Week: Beat UPC Englewood 69-12

This Week: vs. No. 24 Kaneland @ Joliet Memorial Stadium

EDGY's Take: The Hilltoppers new and improved defense gets a serious test this week.

14. Batavia (9-1) (14)

Last Week: Beat DeKalb 48-6

This Week: @ Rolling Meadows

EDGY's Take: Yes Batavia, you like this 6A stuff huh? Just don't take the Mustangs lightly however.

15. Stevenson (8-2) (15)

Last Week: Beat St. Charles East 35-7

This Week: @ No. 8 Glenbard North

EDGY's Take: It's simple really. Stop Justin Jackson.

16. Lake Zurich (9-1) (16)

Last Week: Beat Elk Grove 35-6

This Week: vs. Rockton Hononegah

EDGY's Take: Here comes a very loaded team from the greater Rockford area.

[MORE: Allstate Athlete of the Week: Robert Spillane]

17. Richards (9-1) (17)

Last Week: Beat Yorkville 44-0

This Week: vs. Argo

EDGY's Take: "He throws one of the best deep ball I've ever seen a high school quarterback throw." Yorkville veteran head coach Karl Hoinkes on Richards junior QB Hasan Muhammad-Rogers.

18. Oak Park-River Forest (9-1) (18)

Last Week: Beat Dundee-Crown 35-13

This Week: vs. No. 19 Maine South

EDGY's Take: Can the Huskies take another step up this week?

19. Maine South (8-2) (19)

Last Week: Beat Niles West 56-20

This Week: @ No. 18 OPRF

EDGY's Take: 66 consecutive conference…wait. Never mind.

20. Naperville Central (7-3) (20)

Last Week: Beat Downers Grove South

This Week: @ No. 7 Homewood-Floosmoor

EDGY's Take: The Redhawks need to defend both run and pass well this week. Easier said than done against H-F.

21. Waubonsie Valley (8-2) (21)

Last Week: Beat Naperville North 31-20

This Week: @ Oswego

EDGY's Take: The Warriors have a huge task this week in trying to beat Oswego in Oswego.

22. Lincoln-Way West (9-1) (22)

Last Week: Beat UPC Bronzeville 48-8

This Week: @ Glenbard South

EDGY's Take: The Warriors travel to take on a very motivated group of Raiders.

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23. Barrington (9-1) (25)

Last Week: Beat Evanston 23-8

This Week: @ Warren

EDGY's Take: The Broncos defense has played well lately but gets another big test this week.

24. Kaneland (9-1) (NR)

Last Week: Beat Hampshire 37-13

This Week: vs. No. 13 Joliet Catholic @ Joliet Memorial Stadium

EDGY's Take: The Knights take on the first of many giants they will need to slay in 5A.

25. Nazareth Academy (8-2) (NR)

Last Week: Beat Brooks 37-13

This Week: vs. Sycamore

EDGY's Take: The Road Runners need to play mistake free this week.

Out? #23 Crete-Monee #24 Geneva