Illinois STAR Teams: First Rankings of 2023 Outdoor Season

Normal University girls have come on strong as the #1 ranked team in 2A Girls according to STAR Team Rankings. Photo by R Fenoglio.

Now that we have headed outdoors for good for the 2023 season, we add our first major installment of the outdoors STAR Team Rankings. Now that the entire state is in full swing with the full slate of 18 events, we have a great sense of who the deepest teams in the state are as of April 12th. All of the results processed for this edition is recent as of Wednesday, April 12th, 2023. If there is anything this edition misses, please reach out to or @Ray_Lewis67 on Twitter (DMs). 

For this edition, we will publish the top teams for each classification in the state free of charge! Take a look at our Power Rankings to see how those compare with the STAR Team Rankings. 

As always, if you need a refresher, take a look here for our explanation. 

For the first time in these rankings, we have several STAR Teams Finally to Crown! They are:


Oak Park River Forest

Neuqua Valley

Mt. Prospect


Mt. Prospect

Lake Zurich

Whitney Young



Congrats to each of these teams, whose athletes will receive a feature on their performances soon. For now, let's dive into the first STAR Team Rankings of the Outdoor season.

1A Girls | 1A Boys | 2A Girls | 2A Boys | 3A Girls | 3A Boys