(Previous ranking in parentheses)
Records through Wednesday
Girls (Final poll)
1. Homewood-Flossmoor 18-2 (1)
The Vikings are tops in Class 4A and face Bolingbrook tonight.
2. Marian Catholic 18-4 (2)
The Spartans took apart No. 3 Crete-Monee on Monday and travel to Benet on Saturday, host Bishop McNamara on Monday and play at Joliet Catholic on Wednesday in what might be for the ESCC crown.
3. Crete-Monee 18-6 (3)
The Warriors fell to No. 2 Marian and played Bloom Township on Thursday
4. T.F. South 18-4 (4)
The Rebels have T.F. North and Hillcrest next week and a chance to play for the SSC Blue title.
5. Beecher 18-5 (5)
The Bobcats won the River Valley Conference and are ready for the Class 2A Paxton-Buckley-Loda Regional and a possible rematch with favored Watseka.
1. Marian Catholic 18-2 (1)
The Spartans beat Marist, Dubuque Senior, the No. 1 Class 4A team in Iowa, and Richards. They play at Notre Dame tonight.
2. Thornwood 15-4 (2)
The Thunderbirds beat Thornton on Tuesday and are undefeated in 2014. One of the reasons is they play tough defense.
3. Mount Carmel 16-6 (3)
David Nichols is on fire, and Christian Searles has shown his athleticism. A trip to Fenwick for a big showdown is tonight.
4. Thornton 12-5 (4)
The Wildcats got a big win at Bradley-Bourbonnais then fell to Thornwood on Tuesday. They host rival Thornridge tonight.
5. Bloom Township 12-6 (5)
A trip to Rich East in what should be a really good game is tonight.