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25. Washington (11-0, NR): It took a big-time play to keep their season alive, but that’s what you’d expect from a really solid football team, which Washington truly is. Up next: at Crete-Monee.
24. Edwardsville (8-3, NR): It’s not officially the postseason until Edwardsville makes a run from a lower-seed position. Up next: at No. 1 Lincoln-Way East.
23. Antioch (11-0, 23): Had to survive a heart stopper in a regular-season rematch, but that’s what good teams do this time of the year. Up next: at Niles Notre Dame.
22. St. Charles North (9-3, NR): The Stars are playing like them as of late, seems hard to fathom this group dropped three regular-season games. Up next: vs. No. 21 Wheaton Warrenville South.