Big Tim's Elite 25 in Chicago Area Week 15!!!!!!
State playoffs are in full swing. Lose and you're done, that simple. Regional Finals are Friday (if ranked teams advance). Here we go:
1) Benet Academy (Lisle) (29-1) (4A): Beat DePaul College Prep (Chicago). #1 seed in Bartlett Sectional. Wednesday vs Trail (Addison) at Trail (Addison) Regional Semifinal.
2) Simeon Career Academy (Chicago) (26-3) (3A): Idle. Wednesday against Solorio Academy (Chicago) at Simeon Career Academy Regional Semifinal.
3) Kenwood Academy (24-6) (4A): Idle. Wednesday against Shepard (Palos Heights) at Rich Township (Richton Park) Regional Semifinal.
4) West (Joliet) (25-5) (4A): Beat South (Plainfield). Wednesday against Central (Joliet) at West (Joliet) Regional Semifinal.
5) Hinsdale Central (28-3) (4A): Beat Glenbard West (Glen Ellyn) to win West Suburban Silver Title. Wednesday against Proviso West (Hillside) at Lane Tech (Chicago) Regional Semifinal.
6) New Trier (Winnetka) (27-4) (4A): Beat Niles North (Skokie) to win Central Suburban Conference Title. Wednesday against Elk Grove Village at Niles North (Skokie) Regional Semifinal.
7) North (Downers Grove) (27-3) (4A): Beat Oak Park River Forest. Wednesday against South (Downers Grove) at North (Downers Grove Regional Semifinal.
8) Whitney Young (Chicago) (21-6) (4A): Idle. Wednesday against Summit (Argo) at Oak Park River Forest Regional Semifinal.
9) Hillcrest (Country Club Hills) (25-3) (3A): Idle Wednesday against Crete Monee (Crete) at Brooks (Chicago) Regional Semifinal.
10) Curie (Chicago) (19-10) (4A): Idle. Wednesday against Leyden (Franklin Park-North Lake) at Lyons (LaGrange) Regional Semifinal.
11) Brother Rice (Chicago) (27-4) (4A): Beat Bogan (Chicago). Wednesday against Eisenhower (Blue Island) at Eisenhower (Blue Island) Regional Semifinal.
12) St Rita (Chicago) (21-10) (4A): Won Chicago Catholic League Blue Title over St Ignatius College Prep (Chicago). Wednesday against Morgan Park (Chicago) at Stagg (Palos Heights) Regional Semifinal.
13) Glenbrook North (Northbrook) (25-4) (4A): Beat Maine West (Des Plaines). Wednesday against Von Steuben (Chicago) at Glenbrook North (Northbrook) Regional Semifinal.
14) East (Oswego) (25-5) (4A): Beat North (Plainfield). Wednesday against Lincoln Way West (Frankfort) at Lockport Regional Semifinal.
15) Perspectives Leadership (20-11) (2A): Idle. Wednesday against Winner of Game 1 at South Shore International College Prep (Chicago).
16) Hyde Park Academy (22-6) (3A): Idle. Wednesday against Noble/Comer (Chicago) at Nazareth Academy (LaGrange) Regional Semifinal.
17) Mount Carmel (Chicago) (24-6) (3A): Beat Lab (Chicago). Wednesday against Hancock (Chicago) at Mount Carmel (Chicago) Regional Semifinal.
18) Rolling Meadows (25-6) (4A): Lost to Palatine in Mid Suburban Title game. Wednesday against Schaumburg at Rolling Meadows Regional Semifinal.
19) Glenbrook South (Glenview) (23-8) (4A): Beat Deerfield. Wednesday against Hoffman Estates at Conant (Schaumburg) Regional Semifinal.
20) Bolingbrook (23-7) (4A): Beat Sandburg (Orland Park). Wednesday against Lincoln Way Central (New Lenox) at Waubonsie Valley (Aurora) Regional Semifinal.
21) Lemont (25-6) (3A): Beat Stagg (Palos Heights). Wednesday against Thornridge (Dolton) at Thornton (Harvey) Regional Semifinal.
22) Lyons Township (LaGrange) (24-5) (4A): Beat Proviso West (Hillside). Wednesday against Jones (Chicago) at Lyons Township (LaGrange) Regional Semifinal.
23) Proviso East (Maywood) (22-6) (4A): Idle. Wednesday against Morton (Berwyn-Cicero) at North (Downers Grove) Regional Semifinal.
24) Thornton Fractional North (19-5) (3A): Idle. Wednesday against Bremen (Midlothian) at Kankakee Regional Semifinal.
25) Palatine (24-6) (4A): Enters the poll. Beat Rolling Meadows to win Mid Suburban Conference Title. Wednesday against Grant (Fox Lake) at Palatine Regional Semifinal.
Dropped out: Lincoln Way East.