7. Lake Zurich (11-0, 7): Defense puts the clamps on speedy the Plainfield North attack. Up next: Saturday at No. 10 St. Rita.
6. East St. Louis (10-1, 6): Flyers have yet another viable running back in sophomore DeMonta Witherspoon. Up next: Saturday at No. 17 Mount Carmel.
5. Marist (11-0, 5): Defense has cranked it up over the past few weeks, gets very stern test now. Up next: Saturday vs. No. 8 Loyola.
4. Phillips (11-0, 4): Turnovers hurt them in first match with Solorio, cleaned it up big time in rout win this time around. Up next: Saturday vs. No. 18 Lemont.
3. Maine South (10-1, 3): Unlike others, first two rounds have been a breeze for the Hawks. Up next: Saturday vs. No. 9 Naperville Central.