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Big changes for Super 25 other than the top spot

High School Sports Weekly
Good morning,
It’s been a fun football season and the regular season is just at the halfway point now. Most years I whine about traveling around the area to chronicle blowouts. That hasn’t been the case this season.
Most games have been close and it appears that almost anything can happen on a weekly basis. The spring COVID season and large number of inexperienced players have certainly leveled the playing field a bit. Most of Loyola’s players were experiencing their first-ever varsity road game last week at Brother Rice
It’s made the rankings a lot more work every Sunday, but that’s a trade off I will happily take. 
Get the latest news from over the weekend below.
Michael O'Brien, High School Sports Editor

Super 25 rankings
Loyola’s Danny Collins (11) runs for a touchdown against Brother Rice. | Kirsten Stickney/For the Sun-Times
Loyola’s Danny Collins (11) runs for a touchdown against Brother Rice. | Kirsten Stickney/For the Sun-Times
The schedule has led to covering way too many CCL/ESCC games and not enough of the rest of the area. That always makes rankings harder, when all you have to judge on is scores and not actually seeing teams.
That will start to change here in Week 5. I’m planning to cover Neuqua Valley at Naperville Central on Friday and Cary-Grove at Prairie Ridge on Saturday.
Several big names dropped out this week after losing. Wheaton Warrenville South, Homewood-Flossmoor, Barrington and St. Charles North are all gone for now.
Palatine returns after knocking off Maine South. Prairie Ridge is back on the eve of the big showdown with Cary-Grove and Crete-Monee and Glenbard North make their season debuts.
1. Loyola (4-0) 1
2. Mount Carmel (4-0) 6
3. Brother Rice (3-1) 3
4. Joliet Catholic (4-0) 5
5. Naperville Central (3-1) 8
How the Super 25 fared in Week 4
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Four Downs: News and notes from Week 4 in high school football
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Team of the week: Libertyville Wildcats
Libertyville High School website
Libertyville High School website
The Wildcats are 4-0 this season and set a school record with 76 points against Waukegan on Friday. 
The previous record was 70 points in a game against New Trier back in 1923
Charlie True ran for two scores and returned an interception for a touchdown for Libertyville and and quarterback Connor Dickson threw for two touchdowns and ran for one. The Wildcats picked up a forfeit win against Carmel in Week 1, beat Evanston Week 2 and Lake Zurich Week 3. Up next is an away game at Mundelein.
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