THE SCORE: No. 3 Providence 37, Marmion Academy 7
THE RECORDS: Providence (4-0), Marmion Academy (3-1)
THE SCORE: No. 16 Providence Catholic 33, No. 4 Mount Carmel 14
THE RECORDS: Providence Catholic (3-0), Mount Carmel (1-2)
Exactly one week before the Holy War — the matchup between rivals Providence Catholic and Joliet Catholic — Celtics head coach Mark Coglianese spoke to his team and admitted nervousness.
Most teams in the state of Illinois would take one look at the Providence Catholic schedule and cringe.