Milesplit Illinois Week #8 Power Team Rankings

Neuqua Valley junior Connor Horn has propelled the #3 Wildcats this season (Steven Bulgarin photo)
Power rankings explanation: This week’s rankings are taken in with consideration to where teams are at in their current situations. Respect is given to said teams who have injuries, sickness, byes, or multiple key personnel holdouts. Contact MileSplit Illinois team for inquiries: Tony and Alex Goodlad  (Class A rankings editor) 
Sectional legend: 
3A-- Marist- MRST; Niles West- NW; Quincy- QC; St. Charles East- SCE; Schaumburg- SCHM
2A—Bensonville (Fenton)- FEN; Decatur (MacArthur)- DEC; East Peoria- EP; Maple Park (Kaneland)- KANE; West Chicago (Wheaton Academy)- WA
1A—Decatur (St. Teresa)- DST; Edwardsville (Metro-East Lutheran)- MEL; Elmwood- ELM; Lisle- L; Oregon- OR
3A Boys-
1. Hinsdale Central [MRST]
2. Orland Park (Sandburg) [MRST]
3. Naperville (Neuqua Valley) [MRST]
4. LaGrange (Lyons Township) [MRST]
5. Chicago (St. Ignatius) [NW]
6. Wilmette (Loyola Academy) [NW]
7. Winnetka (New Trier) [NW]
8. Naperville Central [SCE]
9. Glen Ellyn (Glenbard West) [NW]
10. Downers Grove North [MRST]
11. O’Fallon [QC]
12. Plainfield South [MRST]
13. Arlington Heights (Hersey) [SCHM]
14. Naperville North [SCE]
15. New Lenox (Lincoln-Way Central) [QC]
16. Buffalo Grove [SCHM]
17. St. Charles East [SCE]
18. Elmhurst (York) [NW]
19. Chicago Jones Prep [NW]
20. Lake Zurich [SCHM]
21. Park Ridge (Maine South) [NW]
22. Barrington [SCHM]
23. Mt. Prospect (Prospect) [SCHM]
24. Edwardsville [QC]
25. Hoffman Estates [SCHM]
Minooka sophomore Ashley Tutt is the surging Indians top runner (Steven Bulgarin photo)
3A Girls-
1. Glen Ellyn (Glenbard West) [NW]
2. Hinsdale Central [MRST]
3. Naperville North [SCE]
4. Palatine [SCHM]
5. Winneka (New Trier) [NW]
6. Minooka [QC]
7. Naperville Central [SCE]
8. Hoffman Estates [SCHM]
9. Batavia [SCE]
10. Wheaton-Warrenville South [SCE]
11. Barrington [SCHM]
12. Schaumburg [SCHM]
13. St. Charles East [SCE]
14. Geneva [SCE]
15. Naperville (Neuqua Valley) [MRST]
16. Lockport [MRST]
17. Downers Grove North [MRST]
18. Downers Grove South [MRST]
19. Oak Park (Fenwick) [NW]
20. Palatine (Fremd) [SCHM]
21. LaGrange (Lyons Township) [MRST]
22. Libertyville [SCHM]
23. Lake Zurich [SCHM]
24. New Lenox (Lincoln-Way Central) [QC]
25. Cary-Grove [SCHM]
#1 Yorkville also has the top two classification seniors: Jake & Luke Hoffert (Steven Bulgarin photo)
2A Boys-
1. Yorkville [KANE]
2. Mahomet-Seymour [EP]
3. Lansing (Illiana Christian) [WA]
4. Vernon Hills [KANE]
5. West Chicago (Wheaton Academy) [WA]
6. Metamora [EP]
7. Belvidere North [KANE]
8. Springfield [DEC]
9. Sterling [KANE]
10. Grayslake Central [KANE]
11. Crystal Lake Central [KANE]
12. Crystal Lake (Prairie Ridge [KANE]
13. Rock Island (Alleman) [EP]
14. Dunlap [EP]
15. Darien (Hinsdale South) [WA]
16. Charleston [DEC]
17. Salem [DEC]
18. Bartonville (Limestone) [EP]
19. Normal West [EP]
20. Danville [DEC]
#17 Peoria (Notre Dame) has the state's overall best runner in junior Maryjeanne Gilbert (Tony Jones photo)
2A Girls-
1. Yorkville [KANE]
2. Belvidere North [KANE]
3. Lake Forest [KANE]
4. Vernon Hills [KANE]
5. Dunlap [EP]
6. Normal (University) [EP]
7. Lemont [WA]
8. Marengo [KANE]
9. Chicago (Latin) [FEN]
10. Central Lake Central [KANE]
11. New Lenox (Lincoln-Way West) [EP]
12. Woodstock [KANE]
13. Lombard (Montini Catholic) [WA]
14. Lake Villa (Lakes) [KANE]
15. Glen Ellyn (Glenbard South) [WA]
16. Aurora (Central Catholic) [WA]
17. Peoria (Notre Dame) [EP]
18. Springfield [DEC]
19. Metamora [EP]
20. Chatham-Glenwood [EP]
Nicole Bagwell leads #10 Tolono (Unity) (Dan Chamness photo)
1A Girls-
1) St. Joseph (Ogden) [DST]
2) Petersburg (Porta) [ELM]
3) Decatur (St. Teresa) [DST]
4) Urbana (University) [DST]
5) Kewanee (Wethersfield) [OR]
6) Rock Island (Alleman) [ELM]
7) Rochester [ELM]
8) Eureka [ELM]
9) Freeburg [MEL]
10) Tolono (Unity) [DST]
11) Seneca [OR]
12) Monticello [DST]
13) Winnebago [OR]
14) Elmwood-Brimfield [ELM]
15) Macomb [ELM]
16) Henry (H.-Senachwine) [OR]
17) Monmouth-Roseville [ELM]
18) Herrin [MEL]
19) Carlinville [DST]
20) Carterville [MEL]
Matt Norvell of new #1 Monticello (Dan Chamness photo)
1) Monticello [DST]
2) Elmwood-Brimfield [ELM]
3) Rockford (Christian) [OR]
4) Tolono (Unity) [DST]
5) Sterling (Newman Catholic) [OR]
6) Shelbyville [DST]
7) Johnsburg [OR]
8) Winnebago [OR]
9) St. Joseph (Ogden) [DST]
10) Freeburg [MEL]
11) Rochester [ELM]
12) Pleasant Plains [ELM]
13) Paxton-Buckley-Loda [DST]
14) Mt. Zion [DST]
15) Tremont [ELM]
16) Rock Falls [OR]
17) El-Paso Gridley [ELM]
18) Westmont [L]
19) Urbana (University) [DST]
20) Beecher [L]