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The "Big 30"

Rankings 2002

Pre-Season Rankings

2002
Rank
Last
Year
Team

2002
Record

2001
Record

Week #1 Scores
Comments Next Week
1
4
Downers Grove (South)
1-0
12-2
7-3 over Lockport (Twp.)
Lockport (Twp.) proves case for being overlooked
Fri @ Lockport (Twp.) 7pm
2
2
Joliet (Catholic)
1-0
13-1
38-0 over Oak Park (Fenwick)
Dan Sharp talked about defense, shutout no surprise
Fri hosts Oak Park (Fenwick) 7:30pm
3
18
1-0
9-3
38-0 overArlington Heights (St. Viator)
.
Fri @Arlington Heights (St. Viator)7:30 pm
4
12
Edwardsville (H.S.)
1-0
12-1
41-7 over Hoffman Estates (H.S.)
McLauchlan passes for 125 yeds 2 TDs in rout
Fri @ Hoffman Estates (H.S.) 7 pm
5
11
Chicago (Hubbard)
1-0
11-1
21-7 overOrland Park (Sandburg) Grey Hounds still tough minus QB Davis Fri hosts Orland Park (Sandburg) 7:30 pm
6
1
New Lenox (Providence)
1-0
14-0
24-7 over #22Chicago (St. Rita) New seniors show they have what it takes Fri hosts #22Chicago (St. Rita)7:30 pm
7
NR
Naperville (North)
1-0
5-5
33-3 over Sterling Heights (Stevenson),
MI
Fri @ Sterling Heights (Stevenson),
MI 7pm
8
19
Wheaton (North)
1-0
9-4
35-0 overAddison (Addison Trail)
.
Fri @Addison (Addison Trail)7:30 pm
9
5
Naperville Central
0-1
13-1
27-20 loss to Roselle (Lake Park)
First "Big 30" upset of the season.
Fri @ Roselle (Lake Park) 7:30 pm
10
7
Oak Lawn (Richards)
1-0
13-1
47-20 overLake Forest (H.S.)
Soph. Dion Foster puts up 206 yards on the ground (3 TDs)
Sat @Lake Forest (H.S.) 1:30 pm
11
NR
Harvey (Thornton)
1-0
8-2
40-14 over Maywood (Proviso East) Fri @ Maywood (Proviso East) 7:30 pm
12
9
Bloomington (HS)
1-0
12-1
39-22 over Danville (H.S.) 33-0 lead blown by BHS bench, James Wade 238 rushing on 17 Fri @ Danville (H.S.) 7pm
13
NR
Hinsdale (Central)
1-0
9-2
47-0 over Joliet (Township)
.
Fri hosts Joliet (Township) 7:30 pm
14
16
1-0
11-2
41-12 over Minooka Fri @ Minooka 7:30 pm
15
6
1-0
13-1
21-18 over #29 Pontiac
Kennedy could lead Morris back to the promised land
Fri @ #29Pontiac 7:45 pm
16
NR
Frankfort (Lincoln-Way East)
1-0
6-4
33-14 over #24 Park Ridge (Maine South)
Griffins prove that they belong.
Sat @ #25 Park Ridge (Maine South) 1pm
17
3
1-0
14-0
35-14 over Downers Grove (North)
.
Fri @ Downers Grove (North) 7:30pm
18
27
Buffalo Grove
1-0
10-2
42-0 over Glenview (Glenbrook South)
.
Fri @ Glenview (Glenbrook South) 7:30pm
19
24
Lincolnshire (Stevenson)
1-0
9-3
28-6 overBarrington
.
Fri hostsBarrington7:30pm
20
NR
Springfield (S.H.G.)
1-0
9-3
21-7 over Lombard (Montini)   Sat hosts Lombard (Montini) 6pm@ Springfield Stadium
21
23
Chicago (St. Rita)
0-1
9-4
24-7 loss to #6New Lenox (Providence) Fri @ #6New Lenox (Providence)7:30 pm
22
NR
Rock Island (H.S.)
1-0
10-1
28--14 over Rockton (Hononegah) Fri hosts Rockton (Hononegah) 7:30pm
23
NR
East St. Louis (Sr.)
1-0
6-4
20-8 over Chicago (Simeon) Speed kills, ask Simeon Sat @ Chicago (Simeon) 11am @ Gateley Stadium
24
10
Park Ridge (Maine South)
0-1
12-1
33-14 loss to #16Frankfort (Lincoln-Way East)
Hawks loss still a shocker, even though LWE has higher ranking
Sat hosts #16Frankfort (Lincoln-Way East) 1pm
25
14
1-0
11-2
28-21 overGeneseo3OT
Was Metamora overlookingGeneseoor are the Leafs that good this year?
Fri hostsGeneseo7pm
26
22
Lansing (Thornton Fractional South)
1-0
10-2
46-30 over Palos Hills (Stagg) Fri @ Palos Hills (Stagg) 7:30pm
27
15
1-0
11-2
24-6 overWilmette (Loyola Academy)
.
Fri hostsWilmette (Loyola Academy)7:30pm
28
NR
Freeport (H.S.)
1-0
10-1
34-7 over Rockford (Guilford) Fri hosts Rockford (Guilford) 7:15pm
29
28
0-1
10-2
21-18 loss to #15 Morris
Pontiac is still a legitimate threat come playoff time
Fri hosts #16 Morris 7:45 pm
30
NR
Northbrook (Glenbrook North)
0-1
10-1
28-21 loss to Vernon Hills Vernon Hills never trailed in this upset. Sat @ Vernon Hills 1pm

 

On the verge

Wilmette (Loyola Academy),Geneseo, Chicago (Morgan Park)

Out for now

 

 

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