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Posted On: 07/22/20 8:30 AM

Hillcrest

2019 Record: 10-2

The Hawks had a strong 2019 campaign, making it all the way to the quarterfinals before falling to State Title Runner-Up St. Rita. Well, they return their best player, in runningback & Minnesota commit Mar’Keise Irving Mar’Keise Irving 5'9" | RB Hillcrest | 2021 State IL . Senior quarterback has the attention of college coaches and could see his recruiting take off with a big year. Defensive lineman Jakai Washington & Thornton transfer linebacker Elijawah Tolbert Elijawah Tolbert 6'1" | LB Hillcrest | 2021 IL will lead the way on defense. Hillcrest will be tested off the bat, with a huge week one matchup with Brother Rice. They gave the Crusaders serious issues last fall, before falling 26-20. If the Hawks can pull out a win against Brother Rice, they’re going to have some serious momentum and will be heavily favored to finish the regular season 9-0. This is a very talented football team, with one of the state’s up and coming coaches in Morgan Weaver, if they can get hot, watch out.

Kankakee

2019 Record: 9-2

How about the job Head Coach Derek Hart has done! In his first year, he took a team that was previously 4-5 to the second round of

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