Centennial’s Kodiac Pruitt, left, and the Chargers will try to move to 5-0 on the season Friday when they host Danville.


1. Mahomet-Seymour 4-0 1 Bulldogs overwhelmed Lincoln, tallying 63 points. They can celebrate homecoming week by defeating Charleston on Friday.

2. Centennial 4-0 2 Chargers overcame up-and-down start to dispatch Champaign Central, host Danville next with playoff eligibility on the line.

3. Prairie Central 4-0 3 Hawks didn’t experience much trouble with Rantoul, are hoping for more of the same Friday when they host Chillicothe IVC.

4. Paxton-Buckley-Loda 4-0 4 Panthers’ first road game of the season was a success, as they defeated Pontiac. Nearby rival Rantoul comes to town next.

5. BHRA 4-0 5 Blue Devils hardly have been challenged thus far, routing Momence in Week 4. Oakwood will try to slow BHRA in Week 5.

6. Unity 3-1 6 Rockets continued their solid play after a Week 1 setback, blowing out Paris. Bloomington Central Catholic stops by Friday.

7. Danville 3-1 8 Vikings clipped Bloomington for their second consecutive win, and they’ll seek to make it three in a row at Centennial.

8. Iroquois West 4-0 9 Raiders outlasted Salt Fork to move within one win of playoff qualification. Unbeaten Seneca is IW’s upcoming roadblock.

9. GCMS 3-1 — Falcons are new to the rankings after winning at Le Roy. A major test awaits in Gibson City this week, courtesy 4-0 Eureka.

10. Tuscola 3-1 7 Warriors suffered their first loss of the season, struggling versus Shelbyville. They’ll try to get back on track at Central A&M.

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Colin Likas is the preps coordinator at The News-Gazette. He can be reached at clikas@news-gazette.com, or on Twitter at @clikasNG.

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Colin Likas covers Illinois football and high school sports at The News-Gazette. His email is clikas@news-gazette.com, and you can follow him on Twitter (@clikasNG).

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