The Hit List 2006
The "Hit List" is a quick look at numbers and stats from around the world of Illinois High school football.
Total number of points that Rushville has won it's two playoff games by. 28-27 over Niantic (Sangamon Valley) in the 1st round & 23-22 over Beardstown in the 2nd round. The Rockets will be needing all the offense & defense they can get for the quarterfinal match up against Maroa
(M.-Forsyth) (11-0). The Trojans have been averaging a 51 points a game so far this year.
Total number of teams who at the end of the regular season finished with 3 losses and still made it to the finals. Out of those 9, only 3 won the title; 1985 Rockford
, 1986 Kankakee (McNamara) 11-3
& 1992 Richmond
(R.-Burton) 11-3. No team has ever made the finals with 4 regular season losses. But in defense of New Lenox (Providence)
who is 7-4 and still alive in 7A, before 2001 5-4 teams rarely made the playoff.
Central 8-3, Champaign
(Centennial) 8-3, Dixon 8-3, Cahokia 8-3 @ & Lexington 8-3
round out the rest of the 3 or more loss teams still in the playoffs.
Combined total number of points allowed by Lake
Zurich (10-1) & Rockford
(Boylan) (10-1), who meet this weekend in 7A. While the 85 they've both given up this season is almost double the 40 & 48 points Cary
(C.-Grove) 11-0 & Normal
(Community) 11-0, who could meet in the playoffs, it's tops for this weekend and is still close to or less than the points allowed by some single teams still in the playoffs. Newton
(Central) 177, Carmi
(C.-White County) 199, New Lenox (Providence) 209, Naperville
Central 179, Barrington 169, Dolton (Thornridge) 173, Oswego (HS) 190, Georgetown
(G.-Ridge Farm) 218, Rushville 176 , Maple Park (Kaneland) 193 & Mt. Carmel 197
2006 Past Hit lists
Past Hit Lists
2005 / 2004 / 2003 /
2002 / 2000 / 2001