No. 2 Glenbard West wins early showdown; Maine South tops rankings

August, 29, 2011
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Illinois didn't waste any time, giving us some huge football games in Week 1 of the 2011 season. No. 2 Glenbard West beat Wheaton South, 26-13, snapping the Tigers' 27-game winning streak and dropping Wheaton South from No. 4 to No. 5 in the weekly rankings.

No. 1 Maine South debuted without a problem, dispatching Warren, 40-12. Simeon was the only team team to drop out of the Top 10, losing its No. 7 spot after losing to Mount Carmel, 23-14.

Full rankings after the jump.
  1. Maine South, 1-0 — Defeated Warren, 40-12 (last week: No. 1)
  2. Glenbard West, 1-0 — Defeated Wheaton South, 26-13 (last week: No. 2)
  3. Montini, 1-0 — Defeated Palatine, 26-21 (last week: No. 5)
  4. Joliet Catholic, 1-0 — Defeated Carmel, 12-10 (last week: No. 3)
  5. Wheaton South, 0-1 — Lost to Glenbard West, 26-13 (last week: No. 4)
  6. Loyola Academy, 1-0 — Defeated Evanston, 40-0 (last week: No. 6)
  7. Rochester, 1-0 — Defeated Lincoln, 48-6 (last week: No. 9)
  8. Lake Zurich, 1-0 — Defeated Fremd, 35-3 (last week: No. 10)
  9. Mount Carmel, 1-0 — Defeated Simeon, 23-14 (last week: NA)
  10. East St. Louis, 0-1 — Lost to North Gwinnet (Ga.), 34-0 (last week: No. 8)
Dropped out: Simeon (No. 7)

Bubble teams: Simeon, Rockford Boylan, Wheaton North, Lincoln-Way East, Glenbrook South, York, Naperville North, Glenbrook South, Prairie Ridge, Lyons

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Mike Grimala is an associate editor for ESPNHS. Follow him on Twitter at @MGrimalaESPN »

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