Edgy Tim's Week 14 Preps Power Rankings

Edgy Tim's Week 14 Preps Power Rankings
November 24, 2013, 10:15 am
Edgy Tim

1. Mount Carmel (12-1) (1)

Last Week: Beat Edwardsville 35-7

This Week: vs. No. 3 Lake Zurich in Class 7A state title game

EDGY's Take: The Caravan get another big game from both running back Matt Domer and the Caravan defense in a 35-7 win over Edwardsville to advance.

2. Loyola (12-1) (3)

Last Week: Beat Stevenson 15-14

This Week: vs. No. 5 Naperville Central in Class 8A state title game

EDGY's Take: John Holecek=Riverboat Gambler? Holecek decided to go for two, gets the PAT conversion and will play next in DeKalb. Gutsy.

3. Lake Zurich (12-1) (6)

Last Week: Beat Glenbard West 16-7

This Week: vs. No. 1 Mount Carmel in Class 7A state title game

EDGY's Take: If you give the Bears an inch they will take it all the way to the Class 7A state final game. Does anyone play harder week in and week out than this team?

4. Montini Catholic (13-0) (4)

Last Week: Beat Sycamore 42-20

This Week: vs. Springfield Sacred Heart-Griffin in Class 5A state title game

EDGY's Take: Montini tries to capture it's fifth straight Class 5A state title this weekend.

5. Naperville Central (10-3) (5)

Last Week: Beat Marist 27-21

This Week: vs. No. 2 Loyola Academy in Class 8A state title game

EDGY's Take: The Redhawks score 20 unanswered points to pull out the stunning come from behind 27-21 win over Marist to advance.

6. Batavia (12-1) (8)

Last Week: Beat Boylan 38-6

This Week: vs. No. 10 Richards in Class 6A state title game

EDGY's Take: The Bulldogs get another huge game from running back Anthony Scaccia and play in the Class 6A state title game.

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

Last Week: Lost to Lake Zurich 16-7

This Week: Season completed

EDGY's Take: Just too many turnovers for the Hitters to overcome against Lake Zurich.

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8. Stevenson (10-3) (7)

Last Week: Lost to Loyola 15-14

This Week: Season completed

EDGY's Take: Did anyone outside of Lincolnshire see this team going this far after the Pats shocking 0-2 start?

9. Marist (9-4) (9)

Last Week: Lost to Naperville Central 27-21

This Week: Season completed

EDGY's Take: A tale of two half's here for the Redhawks. The end of a tremendous high school career for Nic Weishar (Notre Dame) and a strong senior class.

10. Richards (12-1) (14)

Last Week: Beat East St. Louis 7-6

This Week: vs. No. 8 Batavia in Class 6A state title game

EDGY's Take: Yes, the Bulldogs can also play some defense, but did anyone see a 7-6 final score over East St. Louis?

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

Last Week: Season completed

This Week: Season completed

EDGY's Take: All-State candidate: Wide receiver Mike Dudek (Illinois).

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

Last Week: Season completed

This Week: Season completed

EDGY's Take: All-State candidate: Offensive lineman Nick Allegretti (Illinois).

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

Last Week: Season completed

This Week: Season completed

EDGY's Take: All-State candidate: Quarterback Clayton Thorson (Northwestern)

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

Last Week: Season completed

This Week: Season completed

EDGY's Take: All-State candidate: Running back Mike Ivlow (Joliet/St. Francis)

15. Oswego (9-3) (15)

Last Week: Season completed

This Week: Season completed

EDGY's Take: All-State candidate: Fullback/Linebacker Bryce Holm (Illinois State)

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

Last Week: Season completed

This Week: Season completed

EDGY's Take: All-State candidate: Defensive lineman Luke Durbin

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17. Bolingbrook (10-1) (17)

Last Week: Season completed

This Week: Season completed

EDGY's Take: All-State candidate: Running back Jaden Huff

18. St. Rita (11-2) (18)

Last Week: Beat Fenwick 35-10

This Week: Prep Bowl vs. Simeon on Friday

EDGY's Take: The Mustangs will try to beat Simeon for the Prep Bowl title on Friday.

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

Last Week: Season completed

This Week: Season completed

EDGY's Take: All-State candidate: Quarterback Isaac Cutrara

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

Last Week:Season completed

This Week: Season completed

EDGY's Take: All-State candidate: Running back Justin Jackson (Northwestern)

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

Last Week: Season completed

This Week: Season completed

EDGY's Take: All-State candidate: Linebacker Richard Olekanma

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

Last Week: Season completed

This Week: Season completed

EDGY's Take: All-State candidate: Running back Javier Montalvo

23. Barrington (10-2) (23)

Last Week: Season completed

This Week: Season completed

EDGY's Take: All-State candidate: Defensive end Colin Castagna

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24. Schaumburg (10-2) (24)

Last Week: Season completed

This Week: Season completed

EDGY's Take: All-State candidate: Quarterback Stacey Smith

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

Last Week: Season completed

This Week: Season completed

EDGY's Take: All-State candidate: Linebacker Jack Kutschke