(11-27-22) The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) crowned 8 football state champions this week in Champaign.
A look at the seeds that picked up title include, 3 #1’s, 1-#2, 1-#4, 2-#6’s and and 1-#11…for average of a #4 seed.
IHSA 2022 State Football Champions
(1) Decatur St. Teresa
(4) Elmhurst IC Catholic
(2) Springfield Sacred Heart-Griffin
(11) Nazareth Academy
(6) East St. Louis
(1) Chicago Mt. Carmel
(6) Wilmette Loyola Academy
Now we go to an item that will draw a lot of statewide attention, 6 of the 8 titles went to private Catholic schools. That is a pretty high percentage (75%) for any state to produce. Indiana completed its state championships yesterday, 3 of the 6 who won titles were Private schools.