CSN and the IHSA partnered up on Saturday night for the official IHSA Playoff Pairing Show to unveil the brackets for Class 1A-8A.
The IHSA state playoffs unofficially begin this week as various schools statewide are in a must-win mode.
THE SCORE: Lakes 26, Vernon Hills 20
THE RECORDS: Lakes (5-2), Vernon Hills (5-2)
As we begin to prepare for Week 6 of the regular season along with unofficially opening up IHSA state playoff talk, here are some teams that have been a "surprise" so far this season.