Edgy Tim's Week 13 Preps Power Rankings

Edgy Tim's Week 13 Preps Power Rankings
November 17, 2013, 12:15 pm
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1. Mount Carmel (11-1) (1)

Last Week: Beat Downers Grove North 7-0

This Week: @ Edwardsville

EDGY's Take: The Caravan grind out a win to advance. Can Mount Carmel handle the Tigers and the long drive down South?

2. Glenbard West (11-1) (2)

Last Week: Beat Schaumburg 42-21

This Week: vs. No. 6 Lake Zurich

EDGY's Take: The Hitters just keep rolling, but face another huge showdown with Lake Zurich.

3. Loyola (11-1) (3)

Last Week: Beat Maine South 35-0

This Week: @ No. 7 Stevenson

EDGY's Take: The Ramblers defense is in top form and QB Jack Penn is on a roll.

4. Montini Catholic (12-0) (4)

Last Week: Beat Joliet Catholic 22-21

This Week: vs. Sycamore

EDGY's Take: Montini just finds a way and advances. Yet another tough test hosting the Spartans.

5. Naperville Central (9-3) (11)

Last Week: Beat Neuqua Valley 47-18

This Week: vs. No. 9 Marist

EDGY's Take: The Redhawks get a big game for RB Kevin Clifford and his offensive line.

6. Lake Zurich (11-1) (10)

Last Week: Beat Wheaton North

This Week: @ #2 Glenbard West

EDGY's Take: The Bears can play some defense and they are relentless.

7. Stevenson (10-2) (9)

Last Week: Beat Barrington 14-0

This Week: vs. No. 3 Loyola

EDGY's Take: The Patriots defense posted a shutout to advance. Stevenson will now host Loyola. Fun.

8. Batavia (11-1) (13)

Last Week: Beat Lake Forest 19-14

This Week: @ Rockford Boylan

EDGY's Take: The Bulldogs advance and will need to beat Boylan in Rockford, no easy task.

9. Marist (9-3) (14)

Last Week: Beat Oswego 21-7

This Week: @ No. 5 Naperville Central

EDGY's Take: The Redhawks defense has allowed just 14 points in two weeks.

10. Neuqua Valley (10-2) (5)

Last Week: Lost to Naperville Central 47-18

This Week: Season Completed

EDGY's Take: Just getting to watch Illinois bound WR Mike Dudek was worth the price of admission.

11. Lincoln-Way East (9-3) (6)

Last Week: Lost to Edwardsville 21-14

This Week: Season completed

EDGY's Take: The Griffins come up just short on the road.

12. Wheaton North (9-3) (7)

Last Week: Lost to Lake Zurich 16-6

This Week: Season completed

EDGY's Take: The Falcons costly turnovers played a big factor in its loss to Lake Zurich.

13. Joliet Catholic (10-2) (8)

Last Week: Lost to Montini 22-21

This Week: Season completed

EDGY's Take: Mike Ivlow set the Hilltoppers single season rushing record in the loss to Montini.

14. Richards (11-1) (16)

Last Week: Beat Lincoln-Way North 12-6 OT

This Week: @ East St. Louis

EDGY's Take: The Bulldogs will face another speedy group on field turf in the Flyers this week.

15. Oswego (9-3) (15)

Last Week: Lost to Marist 21-7

This Week: Season completed

EDGY's Take: The Panthers will have two more seasons to rely on sophomore QB Steven Frank.

16. Maine South (9-3) (12)

Last Week: Lost to Loyola 35-0

This Week: Season completed

EDGY's Take: The Hawks will also look towards sophomore QB Brian Collis in 2014.

17. Bolingbrook (10-1) (17)

Last Week: Season completed

This Week: Season completed

18. St. Rita (10-2) (18)

Last Week: Beat DeLaSalle 35-13

This Week: Prep Bowl Playoffs vs. Fenwick

EDGY's Take: The Mustangs will face Fenwick for a chance to play in the Prep Bowl.

19. Homewood-Floosmoor (9-2) (19)

Last Week: Season completed

This Week: Season completed

20. Glenbard North (9-2) (20)

Last Week:Season completed

This Week: Season completed

21. Downers Grove North (7-5) (21)

Last Week: Lost to Mount Carmel 7-0

This Week: Season completed

EDGY's Take: You just have to wonder what could have been for the 2013 Trojans.

22. Lincoln-Way West (10-2) (22)

Last Week: Lost to Sycamore 21-14

This Week: Season completed

EDGY's Take: The Warriors have lost two straight heartbreaking games in the post-season in back to back years.

23. Barrington (10-2) (23)

Last Week: Lost to Stevenson 14-0

This Week: Season completed

EDGY's Take: The Broncos will reload in 2014 and should again be a team to watch in 8A.

24. Schaumburg (10-2) (24)

Last Week: Lost to Glenbard West 42-21

This Week: Season completed

EDGY's Take: The Saxons graduate a big time senior class next spring, including do it all ATH Stacey Smith.

25. Lake Forest (9-3) (25)

Last Week: Lost to Batavia 19-14

This Week: Season completed

EDGY's Take: The Scouts will need to replace All-State RB Hub Cirame.

Out? None

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