(11-17-22) This weekend the IHSA will be playing State Semifinal games all eight classes in the football playoffs. Listed below are the seeds still remaining, record comparisons and reflecting on how the system works in teams qualifying for the playoffs.

IHSA Seeds For State Semifinal Games

1A
(1) Lena (Winslow) (12-0) (10) Forreston (8-4)
(1) Colfax Ridgeview-Lexington Coop (2) (12-0) Camp Point (Central) (12-0)

2A
(1) Maroa (Forsyth) (12-0) (6) Downs (Tri-Valley) (10-2)
(1) Decatur (St. Teresa) (12-0) (2) Johnston City (12-0)

3A
(4) Elmhurst (IC Catholic) (11-1) (6) Byron (11-1)
(4) Tolono (Unity) (11-1) (3) Williamsville (11-1)

4A
(13) New Lenox (Providence Catholic) (8-4) (3) Wheaton (St. Francis) (11-1)
(4) Rochester (11-1) (2) Springfield (Sacred Heart-Griffin) (12-0)

5A
(1) Sycamore (H.S.) (12-0) (11) LaGrange Park (Nazareth Academy) (8-4)
(4) Morris (10-2) (3) Peoria (H.S.) (11-1)

6A
(4) Chicago (St. Ignatius) (10-2) (2) Crystal Lake (Prairie Ridge) (11-1)
(1) Lemont (H.S.) (12-0) (6) East St. Louis (Sr.) (10-2)

7A
(1) Chicago (Mt. Carmel) (12-0) 12) Chicago (St. Rita) (10-2)
(18) Batavia (9-3) (11) Lake Zurich (11-1)

8A
(1) Frankfort (Lincoln-Way East) (12-0) (5) Glen Ellyn (Glenbard West) (11-1)
(2) Elmhurst (York) (12-0) (6) Wilmette (Loyola Academy) (11-1)

A breakdown of seeds and records of the remaining schools-

Eight #1 seeds in all eight classes are still remaining, only 3A and 4A have no remaining top seeds. 1A and 2A both have two #1 seeds remaining.

Double-digit seeds remaining include Forreston a #10 seed in 1A, in 4A Providence Catholic is a #13 seed and in 5A Nazareth Academy is a #11 seed.

Of the four teams remaining in 7A three of them are in double-digits, including #11 seed Lake Zurich, #12 seed St. Rita and the lowest seed in all eight classes is #18 seed Batavia.

Nine private schools still remaining in the playoffs, 4A includes three of those schools Providence Catholic, St. Francis and Sacred Heart-Griffin.

The average seed of all 32 teams is 4.72.

Twelve schools remain with 12-0 records, 1A and 2A both have three schools with undefeated seasons going. Three schools have 8-4 records, one in 1A, one in 4A and one in 5A.