Simeon moves up in national rankings

Simeon continues to climb the national rankings, moving up two spots to No. 5 in this week’s ESPN RISE POWERADE FAB 50.

The Wolverines, ESPNChicago.com’s top-ranked team, are 19-0 and opens the Public League playoffs against Wells on Wednesday.

Benet also jumped five spots to No. 29 in the FAB 50. The Redwings, who are No. 2 in the area, are 22-0 and host St. Patrick and Marist this week.

Benet and Simeon play each other in the City/Suburban Shootout at UIC on Feb. 19.

Peoria Notre Dame (20-0) is the only other Illinois team in the rankings. The Irish moved up seven spots to No. 36 in this week’s FAB 50.