EDGY Tim's Week 3 Power Rankings

EDGY Tim's Week 3 Power Rankings
September 8, 2013, 12:45 pm
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1. Mount Carmel (2-0)

Last Week: beat Morgan Park 49-8

This Week: @ Bishop McNamara

EDGY's Take: The Caravan are rolling but will they be ready once CCL Blue play begins soon?

2. Lake Zurich (2-0)

Last Week: beat Cary-Grove 25-0

This Week: vs Warren

EDGY's Take: Da Bears defense hasn't allowed a point scored against them yet this season.

3. Loyola Academy (2-0)

Last Week: beat O'Fallon 44-20

This Week: vs St. Ignatius

EDGY's Take: The Ramblers survive the heat on Saturday in East St. Louis and the athletic Panthers.

4. Montini Catholic (2-0)

Last Week: beat East St. Louis 34-6

This Week: @ Wheaton Academy

EDGY's Take: The defense played very fast and physical in an impressive win over East St. Louis.

5. Downers Grove North (2-0)

Last Week: beat Hinsdale South 28-0

This Week: vs #11 Glenbard West

EDGY's Take: Biggest game of the season this week against the defending 7A state champs.

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6. Lincoln-Way East (2-0)

Last Week: beat Lincoln-Way Central 17-12

This Week: vs Stagg

EDGY's Take: Can the Griffins get it's offense in gear sooner rather than later?

7. Wheaton North (2-0)

Last Week: beat Geneva 40-27

This Week: @ #8 Wheaton Warrenville South

EDGY's Take: Bombs away this week against the rival Tigers.

8. Wheaton Warrenville South (2-0)

Last Week: beat Maine South 28-13

This Week: vs #7 Wheaton North

EDGY's Take: Now this is more like what we've come to expect from the Red Grange Tigers so far in 2013.

9. Bolingbrook (2-0)

Last Week: beat Romeoville 41-7

This Week: vs Joliet Central

EDGY's Take: The Raiders defense is as good as any in Chicagoland so far this season.

10. Naperville Central (2-0)

Last Week: beat Neuqua Valley 58-35

This Week: vs Lake Park

EDGY's Take: The Redhawks offense has been electric so far in 2013.

[MUSCLE MILK TEAM OF THE WEEK: De La Salle Meteors]

11. Glenbard West (1-1)

Last Week: beat Morton 68-7

This Week: @ #5 Downers Grove North

EDGY's Take: Huge test this week for the Hilltoppers and a stellar West Suburban Silver conference opening game.

12. St. Rita (2-0)

Last Week: beat Danville 42-7

This Week: vs St. Laurence

EDGY's Take: QB Tommy Mister has been the real deal.

13. Crete-Monee (2-0)

Last Week: beat Evanston 42-15

This Week: vs Simeon

EDGY's Take: So far so good for the Warriors.

14. Neuqua Valley (1-1)

Last Week: lost to Naperville Central 58-35

This Week: vs South Elgin

EDGY's Take: The Wildcats will look to reload this week after a tough loss to Naperville Central.

15. Joliet Catholic (2-0)

Last Week: beat St. Thomas MN 49-7

This Week: vs St. Viator

EDGY's Take: The Hilltoppers handled the road trip to Minnesota last week with ease.

[HIGH SCHOOL LITES: Week 2 highlights]

16. Oak Lawn Richards (2-0)

Last Week: beat Batavia 31-26

This Week: @ Lemont

EDGY's Take: Huge win for the Bulldogs who will now look to get after rival Lemont this week.

17. Glenbard North (1-1)

Last Week: beat Carmel 35-14

This Week: vs Naperville North

EDGY's Take: The Panthers get the ship righted with a win over Cary-Grove.

18. Hinsdale Central (1-1)

Last Week: beat Addison Trail 36-14

This Week: @ York

EDGY's Take: Suddenly the York (2-0) game this week appears to be a bit tougher than expected a few weeks ago.

19. Marist (1-1)

Last Week: beat Brother Rice 55-14

This Week: vs Nazareth Academy

EDGY's Take: The Redhawks keep putting up the points in bunches in 2013.

20. Providence Catholic (1-1)

Last Week: beat Minooka 38-21

This Week: vs DeLaSalle

EDGY's Take: The defense came to play in the win over Minooka and the offense so far so very good.

[DRIVE: Adversity finds Stevenson early]

21. Homewood-Flossmoor (2-0)

Last Week: beat Stevenson 28-21

This Week: vs Joliet West

EDGY's Take: The Vikings drop Stevenson to an 0-2 record.

22. Batavia (1-1)

Last Week: lost to Richards 31-26

This Week: @ Geneva

EDGY's Take: Can the Bulldogs bounce back this week against longtime rival Geneva?

23. Waubonsie Valley (1-1)

Last Week: beat Oswego 40-21

This Week: vs Streamwood

EDGY's Take: Can the Warriors keep the winning momentum going?

24. Benet Academy (2-0)

Last Week: beat South Elgin 41-12

This Week: vs St. Patrick

EDGY's Take: How potentially huge was the injury last week to Porter Ontko?

25. Oak Park-River Forest (2-0)

Last Week: beat Leyden 38-3

This Week: @ Proviso West

EDGY's Take: Shhhhh! The Huskies are quietly putting together a strong season.

"Edgy" Tim O'Halloran is a contributor to csnchicago.com for IHSA football and recruiting information. Watch “Edgy” on HS Lites on Wednesdays (on-demand) and Friday/Saturdays (TV; on-demand).  Also, visit edgytim.com for in-depth prep football information and analysis.