#5 Mother McAuley at #1
The two Catholic League rivals
waste no time mixing things up in an opening-night rematch of last year's
state semifinal contest, which Fenwick won 12-8 en route to a state title.
MARCH 16 & APRIL 13
#13 Conant vs #11 Palatine
The Cougars won both regular-season contests against Palatine to claim the
MSL West title in 2014, but the Pirates earned their revenge in the
postseason by eliminating Conant in the sectional final round. Both of
this year's regular season contests should be thrillers that once again
help decide the divisional race.
at #2 Stevenson
The top-ranked Friars travel to Lincolnshire to battle second-ranked
Stevenson in a nonconference affair between two of the state title
#4 St Ignatius at #1 Fenwick
Fenwick is back at it the next night when they play host to
fourth-ranked St Ignatius in a conference game that
could help determine the Catholic League title race.
#5 Mother McAuley
#4 St Ignatius
McAuley and Ignatius meet on April Fool's Day in a rivalry game that could
have major implications on the Catholic League title race. The Wolfpack
earned three victories over the Mighty Macs last season.
APRIL 6 & MAY 4
#14 Sandburg vs #17 LWE
The Griffins and Eagles finished with identical records atop the SWSC Blue
standings last season, while the Eagles won both regular season games
between the two teams. Expect things to be just as close when the two meet
for a pair of games in the second half of the season.
#2 Stevenson at #12 Mundelein
The Mustangs play host to their rivals in a North Suburban
Conference matchup looking to avenge a trio of losses to the
Patriots, who also eliminated Mundelein in the sectional final
#6 Naperville Central at #3
Last year's sectional final between the Huskies and Redhawks ended
with a buzzer-beater that sent North to the state tournament; things
could be just as close this season between the two teams, so their
regular season matchup in early April could provide a clear picture
on who is the favorite to emerge from the Naperville area in 2015.
#7 New Trier at
The rejuvenated Wildkits will be hoping for a chance at the CSL South
title at this stage of the season, but they will likely have to get past
New Trier to do it, as the Trevians went undefeated in the division in
#9 Oak Park at #8 Lyons
The West Suburban Conference title could be on the line in mid-April when
Lyons plays host to rival Oak Park; the Huskies won the WSC in 2014 but
lost a heartbreaker to the Lions in the sectional semifinals.
#5 Mother McAuley at #6 Naperville
Mother McAuley makes their annual trip to Naperville to take on the
Redhawks in a major nonconference test for both teams late in the
#4 St Ignatius at #2 Stevenson
The Patriots play host to the
Wolfpack in a
nonconference affair between two teams hoping to play in the same pool
a few weeks later at the state tournament.