EDGY Tim's Week 2 Power Rankings

EDGY Tim's Week 2 Power Rankings
September 1, 2013, 9:00 pm
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1. Mount Carmel (1-0) (Last week: 1)

Last Week: Beat St. Patrick 40-0

This Week: vs Morgan Park at Gately Stadium

EDGY's Take: The Caravan started slow but finished strong as senior WR/DB Christian Searles adds three touchdowns (INT return/2 catches).

2. Lake Zurich (1-0) (2)

Last Week: Beat Fremd 24-0

This Week: vs Cary-Grove

EDGY's Take: Da Bears defense shouts out Fremd and senior QB Noah Allgood threw two touchdown passes in the win.

3. Loyola Academy (1-0) (3)

Last Week: Beat Marquette WI. 31-8

This Week: @ East St. Louis vs O'Fallon

EDGY's Take: The Ramblers also started slow and finished strong against Marquette. QB Jack Penn is a key offensively for Loyola.

4. Montini Catholic (1-0) (5)

Last Week: Beat Maine South 21-19

This Week: @ East St Louis

EDGY's Take: From the fire, back into the fire this week at the East St. Louis City of Champions Classic.

5. Downers Grove North (1-0) (6)

Last Week: Beat Lockport 45-0

This Week: vs Hinsdale South

EDGY's Take: QB David Edwards is tough to stop in the Trojans pound-it-out ground game.

6. Lincoln-Way East (1-0) (7)

Last Week: Beat Carmel 17-7

This Week: vs Lincoln-Way Central

EDGY's Take: East found its offense in the third quarter to rally from a 7-0 halftime Corsairs lead.

7. Wheaton North (1-0) (10)

Last Week: Beat Cary-Grove 42-18

This Week: @ Geneva

EDGY's Take: The Falcons offense is, no question, as dangerous as any in Chicagoland. 

8. Neuqua Valley (1-0) (11)

Last Week: Beat Naperville North 34-27

This Week: @ #12 Naperville Central

EDGY's Take: The Wildcats get a huge first half against Naperville North from Illinois commit WR Mike Dudek (three touchdowns).

9. Bolingbrook (1-0) (16)

Last Week: Beat Hinsdale Central 17-6

This Week: vs Romeoville

EDGY's Take: The Raiders defense limits the Red Devils to two field goals.

10. Wheaton Warrenville South (1-0) (18)

Last Week: Beat Glenbard West 17-14

This Week: @ #21 Maine South

EDGY's Take: Huge Week 1 win over rival and defending 7A state champs Glenbard West. Huge.

11. Glenbard West (0-1) (4)

Last Week: Lost to Wheaton South 17-14

This Week: vs Morton

EDGY's Take: The Hilltoppers will look to reload this week against Morton at Duchon Field.

12. Naperville Central (1-0) (20)

Last Week: Beat Waubonsie Valley 23-10

This Week: Vs #8 Neuqua Valley

EDGY's Take: Another tough game this week in the Redhawks Tour of the Indian Prairie school district 204.

13. St. Rita (1-0) (21)

Last Week: Beat Marist 28-26

This Week: vs Danville

EDGY's Take: I guess that QB Tommy Mister kid can play?

14. Crete-Monee (1-0) (14)

Last Week: Beat TF South 43-6

This Week: vs Evanston

EDGY's Take: The Warriors defense will keep several teams offenses down in 2013.

15. Batavia (1-0) (24)

Last Week: Beat Glenbard North 29-26

This Week: vs #23 Oak Lawn Richards

EDGY's Take: It was a tale of two halves for the Bulldogs offense and senior QB Micah Coffey.

16. Joliet Catholic (1-0) (22)

Last Week: Beat Providence Catholic 42-35

This Week: @ St. Thomas MN.

EDGY's Take: Is senior RB Mike Ivlow a chip off of dad's (Bolingbrook head coach John Ivlow) block? 

17. Glenbard North (0-1) (9)

Last Week: Lost to Batavia 29-26

This Week: vs Carmel

EDGY's Take: If anything good came out of the Batavia loss it was the emergence of junior QB Brett Gasiorowski.

18. Hinsdale Central (0-1) (12)

Last Week: Lost to Bolingbrook 17-6

This Week: @ Addison Trail

EDGY's Take: The Red Devils will need to find some offense and find it soon.

19. Marist (0-1) (13)

Last Week: Lost to St. Rita 28-26

This Week: vs Brother Rice

EDGY's Take: The Battle of Pulaski awaits in this crazed South Side rivalry game against nearby Brother Rice.

20. Providence Catholic (0-1) (15)

Last Week: Lost to Joliet Catholic 42-35

This Week: @ Minooka

EDGY's Take: The Celtics will need to find some defense against another top running back in Minooka junior Nate Gunn this week.

21. Maine South (0-1) (17)

Last Week: Lost to Montini Catholic 21-19

This Week: vs #10 Wheaton Warrenville South

EDGY's Take: The Hawks will be just fine, trust me. Yet a win here would make the Red and Black Nation breathe a bit easier.

22. Waubonsie Valley (0-1) (19)

Last Week: Lost to Naperville Central 23-10

This Week: vs Oswego

EDGY's Take: Turnovers and penalties do not equal wins. EDGY math 101.

23. Oak Lawn Richards (1-0) (23)

Last Week: Beat Harlan 58-14

This Week: @ #15 Batavia

EDGY's Take: Junior QB Hasan Muhammed-Rogers will present issues for all opposing defenses in 2013.

24. Stevenson (0-1) (8)

Last Week: Lost to Indian Trail WI. 15-14

This Week: vs #25 Homewood-Floosmoor

EDGY's Take: The Vikings are looking to Drive Stevenson to the 0-2 highway this week.

25. Homewood-Floormoor (1-0) (25)

Last Week: Beat Simeon 27-13

This Week: @ #24 Stevenson

EDGY's Take: The Vikings have as much speed and weapons as anyone in Chicagoland.