Edgy Tim's Week 10 Preps Power Rankings

Edgy Tim's Week 10 Preps Power Rankings
October 27, 2013, 2:45 pm
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1. Bolingbrook (9-0) (6)

Last Week: Beat Sandburg 35-6

This Week: vs. Bloom

EDGY's Take: The Raiders have a state championship caliber defense. What about their offense?

2. Mount Carmel (8-1) (3)

Last Week: Beat Leo 59-13

This Week: vs. Benet

EDGY's Take: The Caravan also play some serious defense, but can they pass it when they need to pass it?

3. Glenbard West (8-1) (5)

Last Week: Beat York 35-7

This Week: vs. Harlem

EDGY's Take: Run the ball and play fast. Seems to work for the Hitters.

4. Montini Catholic (9-0) (4)

Last Week: Beat Aurora Central Catholic 47-0

This Week: vs. Morgan Park

EDGY's Take: Toughest road to a state title for the Broncos?

5. St. Rita (8-1) (9)

Last Week: Beat Loyola 31-19

This Week: vs. Willowbrook

EDGY's Take: The Mustangs better cancel all inbound flights to Midway when pass happy Willowbrook comes to town.

6. Loyola Academy (8-1) (1)

Last Week: Lost to St. Rita 31-19

This Week: vs. Lane Tech

EDGY's Take: The Ramblers look to bounce back from a rough Week 9 loss to St. Rita.

7. Homewood-Floosmoor (8-1) (7)

Last Week: Beat Stagg 42-14

This Week: vs. Sandburg

EDGY's Take: The Vikings will dust off the scouting report and play conference foe Sandburg again.

8. Glenbard North (8-1) (11)

Last Week: Beat Wheaton North 33-13

This Week: vs. New Trier

EDGY's Take: That Panthers defense seems to be getting better and better each week

[MORE: IHSA Football Playoffs: Class 8A Pairings]

9. Neuqua Valley (8-1) (10)

Last Week: Beat Bartlett 34-20

This Week: vs. O'Fallon

EDGY's Take: Beware! Do NOT look past O'Fallon here folks.

10. Lincoln-Way East (7-2) (12)

Last Week: Beat Joliet Central 42-8

This Week: vs. Plainfield East

EDGY's Take: The Griffins looked to get a decent draw in 7A, at least early on anyways.

11. Wheaton North (7-2) (8)

Last Week: Lost to Glenbard North 33-13

This Week: vs Glenbrook North

EDGY's Take: The Falcons also need to bounce back after a Week 9 loss.

12. Wheaton Warrenville South (7-2) (13)

Last Week: Beat Glenbard East 49-7

This Week: @ Dunbar

EDGY's Take: The Tigers seem as primed as anyone to make a run in Class 7A.

13. Joliet Catholic (8-1) (14)

Last Week: Beat Benet 36-0

This Week: vs. UCP Englewood

EDGY's Take: The Hillmen seem to be getting healthy at the right time of the season.

14. Batavia (8-1) (15)

Last Week: Beat Elgin 62-14

This Week: vs. DeKalb

EDGY's Take: The Bulldogs were a question mark in 7A but not in 6A.

[MORE: IHSA Football Playoffs: Class 7A Pairings]

15. Stevenson (7-2) (23)

Last Week: Beat Lake Zurich 24-17

This Week: vs. St. Charles East

EDGY's Take: EDGY Playoff Proverb: Slow starts end playoff runs.

16. Lake Zurich (8-1) (2)

Last Week: Lost to Stevenson 24-17

This Week: vs. Elk Grove

EDGY's Take: Three turnovers in the second half? That can't happen again Bears.

17. Richards (8-1) (16)

Last Week: Beat Eisenhower 25-17

This Week: vs. Yorkville

EDGY's Take: The Bulldogs get a decent test from the Foxes.

18. Oak Park-River Forest (8-1) (17)

Last Week: Beat Morton 61-13

This Week: vs. Dundee-Crown

EDGY's Take: A nice sleeper pick in Class 8A.

19. Maine South (7-2) (19)

Last Week: Beat Waukegan 40-14

This Week: vs. Niles West

EDGY's Take: Would a win this week count as 66th straight conference win for the Hawks? Just asking.

20. Naperville Central (6-3) (20)

Last Week: Beat Naperville North 39-17

This Week: vs. Downers Grove South

EDGY's Take: The Redhawks needed a win last week over rival Naperville North.

21. Waubonsie Valley (7-2) (21)

Last Week: Beat Metea Valley 55-10

This Week: vs. Naperville North

EDGY's Take: The Warriors get a huge opening round game against the Huskies.

22. Lincoln-Way West (8-1) (22)

Last Week: Beat Lincoln-Way Central 42-13

This Week: vs. UCP Bronzeville

EDGY's Take: The Warriors could make a deep run in a loaded Class 5A bracket.

23. Crete-Monee (8-1) (18)

Last Week: Beat Rich Central 27-26 OT

This Week: vs. Providence Catholic

EDGY's Take: Hands down the toughest draw of any team in the state playoff field.

[MORE: IHSA Football Playoffs: Class 6A Pairings]

24. Geneva (7-2) (24)

Last Week: Beat Streamwood 55-6

This Week: vs. St. Patrick

EDGY's Take: The Vikings will need to bring it's A game this week against the Shamrocks.

25. Barrington (8-1) (25)

Last Week: Beat Hoffman Estates 41-0

This Week: vs. Evanston

EDGY's Take: The Broncos also get a good opening game test against the Kits.