Edgy Tim's Week 9 power rankings

Edgy Tim's Week 9 power rankings
October 20, 2013, 11:15 am
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1. Loyola Academy (8-0) (1)

Last Week: Beat Lake Forest Academy 35-7

This Week: @ No. 9 St. Rita

EDGY's Take: Great road test to end the regular season for the Ramblers here.

2. Lake Zurich (8-0) (2)

Last Week: Beat Libertyville 40-16

This Week: @ No. 23 Stevenson 

EDGY's Take: The Bears look to go undefeated this week in Lincolnshire.

3. Mount Carmel (7-1) (3)

Last Week: Beat Providence Catholic 14-0

This Week: vs. Leo

EDGY's Take: The Caravan will get work in this week against the Leo Lions.

4. Montini Catholic (8-0) (4)

Last Week: Beat Aurora Christian

This Week: @ Aurora Central Catholic

EDGY's Take: Can the Broncos stay perfect?

5. Glenbard West (6-1) (5)

Last Week: Beat Addison Trail 55-0

This Week: vs. York

EDGY's Take: West looks to once again hit the post-season on a regular season roll.

6. Bolingbrook (8-0) (6)

Last Week: Beat Lincoln-Way East 12-3

This Week: @ Sandburg

EDGY's Take: The Raiders defense rises to the occasion again in a win over rival East.

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

Last Week: Beat Lockport 54-14

This Week: @ Stagg

EDGY's Take: The Vikings also look to get healthy this week and plan to hit the state playoffs on a roll.

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8. Wheaton North (7-1) (9)

Last Week: Beat Naperville Central 31-17

This Week: vs. No. 11 Glenbard North

EDGY's Take: Can the defense slow down Justin Jackson this week?

9. St. Rita (7-1) (10)

Last Week: Beat Brother Rice 38-35

This Week: vs. No. 1 Loyola Academy

EDGY's Take: The Mustangs can make some serious late season noise with a win this week.

10. Neuqua Valley (7-1) (11)

Last Week: Beat West Chicago 39-13

This Week: @ Bartlett

EDGY's Take: The Mustangs look to be improving week to week. That's a good thing.

11. Glenbard North (7-1) (13)

Last Week: Beat Wheaton South 37-21

This Week: @ No. 8 Wheaton North

EDGY's Take: The Panthers defense has gotten progressively better each week.

12. Lincoln-Way East (6-2) (12)

Last Week: Lost to Bolingbrook 12-3

This Week: @ Joliet Central

EDGY's Take: The Griffins two losses have come to highly ranked H-F and Bolingbrook.

13. Wheaton South (6-2) (8)

Last Week: Lost to Glenbard North 37-21

This Week: @ Glenbard East

EDGY's Take: So which Tigers team will show up this week?

14. Joliet Catholic (7-1) (14)

Last Week: Beat Notre Dame 37-14

This Week: @ Benet Academy

EDGY's Take: Despite various injuries, the Hilltoppers have kept winning games.

15. Batavia (7-1) (16)

Last Week: Beat St. Charles East 47-14

This Week: vs. Elgin

EDGY's Take: The Bulldogs will need to prove themselves come Week 10 and beyond.

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16. Richards (7-1) (17)

Last Week: Beat Oak Lawn 45-0

This Week: @ Eisenhower

EDGY's Take: Do the Bulldogs have the horses to make a deep run in Class 6A?

17. Oak Park-River Forest (7-1) (18)

Last Week: Beat Hinsdale Central 28-10

This Week: @ Morton

EDGY's Take: The Huskies could become a nice sleeper pick in 8A.

18. Crete-Monee (7-1) (18)

Last Week: Beat Rich South 45-6

This Week: @ Rich Central

EDGY's Take: Who would of thunk that the Warriors would have a challenge in the Southland?

19. Maine South (6-2) (21)

Last Week: Beat Evanston 35-0

This Week: @ Waukegan

EDGY's Take: 64 straight conference wins and still counting.

20. Naperville Central (5-3) (15)

Last Week: Lost to Wheaton North 31-17

This Week: vs. Naperville North @ NCC

EDGY's Take: The Redhawks need a win in a very big way this week. They will be trying to snap their streak of three straight losses.

21. Waubonsie Valley (6-2) (25)

Last Week: Beat East Aurora 49-0

This Week: @ Metea Valley

EDGY's Take: The Warriors will most likely draw a nearby school early on in Class 8A.

22. Lincoln-Way West (7-1) (NR)

Last Week: Beat Thornton 35-20

This Week: @ Lincoln-Way Central

EDGY's Take: The Warriors have the look of a contender in Class 5A.

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23. Stevenson (6-2) (NR)

Last Week: Beat Lake Forest 20-6

This Week: vs. No. 2 Lake Zurich

EDGY's Take: The Patriots could pick up some serious post-season momentum with an upset win over the Bears.

24. Geneva (6-2) (NR)

Last Week: Beat Metea Valley 49-45

This Week: vs. Streamwood

EDGY's Take: The Vikings have grown up into a very solid team in 2013.

25. Barrington (7-1) (NR)

Last Week: Beat Palatine 27-0

This Week: vs. Hoffman Estates

EDGY's Take: The Broncos can throw it and run it as well in 2013.

Out? #22 Schaumburg #23 Marmion Academy #24 Benet Academy