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Quick hits: Get to know the 16 teams playing for state titles in DeKalb this weekend

Class 1A

Lena-Winslow

Mascot: Panthers

Conference: Northwest Upstate Illini

Record: 11-2

Coach: Ric Arand (25th season, 219-66)

Enrollment: 249

State championship appearances: 2010, 2013, 2017, 2019

State championship wins: 2010, 2013, 2017, 2019

Distance to the school from Huskie Stadium: 80.3 miles northwest

Road to the finals: Beat Aurora Christian, 54-7; beat Forreston, 38-8; beat Fulton, 54-28; beat Ridgeview-Lexington, 28-12

Carrolton

Mascot: Hawks

Conference: Western Illinois Valley (South)

Record: 12-1

Coach: Nick Flowers (19th year, 150-60)

Enrollment: 198.5

State championship appearances: 2014

State championship wins: None

Distance to the school from Huskie Stadium: 245 miles south-southwest

Road to the finals: Beat Shelbyville, 47-7; Beat Greenfield-Northwestern, 14-6; beat Athens, 28-26, beat Central A&M, 28-14

Class 2A

Nashville

Mascot: Hornets

Conference: Southern Illinois River-to-River (Mississippi)

Record: 12-1

Coach: Stephen Kozuszek (44-12, sixth year)

Enrollment: 414.5

State championship appearances: 1998, 2019

State championship wins: None

Distance to the school from Huskie Stadium: 290 miles south

Road to the finals: Beat Mendon Unity, 48-20; beat Bismarck-Henning-Rossville-Alvin, 33-28; beat Pana, 43-19; beat St. Teresa, 37-35

Wilmington

Mascot: Wildcats

Conference: Illinois Central Eight

Record: 13-0

Coach: Jeff Reents (29th year, 260-63)

Enrollment: 413

State championship appearances: 2003, 2014

State championship wins: 2014

Distance to the school from Huskie Stadium: 72 miles southeast

Road to the finals: Beat Chicago Julian, 55-0; beat Newman Catholic, 42-7; beat McNamara, 45-25; beat Tri-Valley, 42-14

Class 3A

Byron

Mascot: Tigers

Conference: Big Northern Conference

Record: 13-0

Coach: Jeff Boyer (10th year, 86-23)

Enrollment: 456

State championship appearances: 1999, 2018, 2019

State championship wins: 1999

Distance to the school from Huskie Stadium: 37 miles west-northwest

Road to the finals: Beat Catalyst/Maria, 58-0; beat Lisle, 34-14; beat Reed-Custer, 28-24, beat IC Catholic, 15-14

Tolono Unity

Mascot: Rockets

Conference: Illini Prairie Conference

Record: 13-0

Coach: Scott Hamilton (28th year, 262-64)

Enrollment: 517

State championship appearances: 2000, 2005, 2009, 2012, 2015

State championship wins: None

Distance to the school from Huskie Stadium: 158 miles south-southeast

Road to the finals: Beat Newton, 46-6; beat Paxton-Buckley-Loda, 21-14; beat Williamsville, 28-7; beat Mount Carmel, 28-21

Class 4A

Joliet Catholic

Mascot: Hilltoppers

Conference: CCL/ESCC Orange

Record: 13-0

Coach: Jake Jaworski (40-14, fifth year)

Enrollment: 616.5

State championship appearances: 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1981, 1987, 1990, 1992, 1996, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2018

State championship wins: 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1981, 1987, 1990, 1999, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2018

Distance to the school from Huskie Stadium: 51 miles southeast

Road to the finals: Beat Marengo, 48-0; beat Wheaton Academy, 48-14; beat Genoa-Kingston, 42-7; beat Richmond-Burton, 35-18

Sacred Heart-Griffin

Mascot: Cyclones

Conference: Central State Eight

Record: 12-1

Coach: Ken Leonard (39th year, 381-75)

Enrollment: 607

State championship appearances: 1975, 1982, 1995, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2013, 2014, 2016

State championship wins: 2005, 2006, 2008, 2013, 2014

Distance to the school from Huskie Stadium: 182 miles south-southwest

Road to the finals: Beat Columbia, 49-13; bear Civic Memorial, 42-7; beat Breese Central, 55-14, beat Rochester, 49-42

Class 5A

Kankakee

Mascot: Kays

Conference: Southland

Record: 13-0

Coach: Derek Hart

Enrollment: 1,283.5

State championship appearances: None

State championship wins: None

Distance to the school from Huskie Stadium: 107 miles southeast

Road to the finals: Beat Carbondale, 38-7; beat Morgan Park, 49-12; beat Marion, 44-38; beat Morton, 41-14

Fenwick

Mascot: Friars

Conference: CCL/ESCC White

Record: 12-2

Coach: Matt Battaglia (second season, 15-4)

Enrollment: 1,140

State championship appearances: None

State championship wins: None

Distance to the school from Huskie Stadium: 58 miles east

Road to the finals: Beat Kaneland, 50-14, beat Boylan Catholic, 24-14; beat Nazareth, 28-17; beat Sycamore, 17-6

Class 6A

Cary-Grove

Mascot: Trojans

Conference: Fox Valley

Record: 13-0

Coach: Brad Seaburg (11th year, 118-20)

Enrollment: 1,617.5

State championship appearances: 2004, 2009, 2012, 2014, 2018

State championship wins: 2009, 2018

Distance to the school from Huskie Stadium: 43 miles northeast

Road to the finals: Beat Rockford East, 42-8; beat Grayslake Central, 55-27; beat Crystal Lake Central, 42-21; beat Lake Forest, 40-7

East St. Louis

Mascot: Flyers

Conference: Southwestern

Record: 11-2

Coach: Darren Sunkett (19th year, 177-52)

Enrollment: 1,133

State championship appearances: 1974, 1979, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1991, 2008, 2016

State championship wins: 1979, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1989, 1991, 2008, 2016, 2019

Distance to the school from Huskie Stadium: 275 miles south-southwest

Road to the finals: Beat Riverside-Brookfield, 66-0; beat Oak Lawn Richards, 54-0; beat Lemont, 42-21; beat Crete-Monee, 54-13

Class 7A

St. Rita

Mascot: Mustangs

Conference: CCL/ESCC Green

Record: 11-2

Coach: Todd Kuska (24th year, 206-90)

Enrollment: 1,915.65

State championship appearances: 1978, 2006, 2019

State championship wins: 1978, 2006

Distance to the school from Huskie Stadium: 70 miles east

Road to the finals: Beat Rolling Meadows, 42-7; beat Geneva, 28-7; beat Hononegah, 36-16; beat Mount Prospect, 42-20

Wheaton North

Mascot: Falcons

Conference: DuKane

Record: 12-1

Coach: Joe Wardynski (14th year, 92-51)

Enrollment: 2,041.5

State championship appearances: 1979, 1981, 1986

State championship wins: 1979, 1981, 1986

Distance to the school from Huskie Stadium: 36 miles east

Road to the finals: Beat Larkin, 42-0; beat Hoffman Estates, 38-8; beat Willowbrook, 10-3; beat Brother Rice, 45-27

Class 8A

Maine South

Mascot: Hawks

Conference: Central Suburban South

Record: 12-1

Coach: David Inserra (21st year, 218-14)

Enrollment: 2,383

State championship appearances: 1995, 2000, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2016

State championship wins: 1995, 2000, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2016

Distance to the school from Huskie Stadium: 61 miles east

Road to the finals: Beat New Trier, 51-7; beat Plainfield North, 21-18; beat Neuqua Valley, 14-13; beat Marist, 35-33

Lockport

Mascot: Porters

Conference: Southwest Suburban Blue

Record: 12-1

Coach: George Czart (Third year, 20-8)

Enrollment: 3,796.5

State championship appearances: 2002, 2003

State championship wins: 2002, 2003

Distance to the school from Huskie Stadium: 55 miles southeast

Road to the finals: Beat Lockport, 35-10; beat Glenbard West, 34-0; beat Glenbard North, 28-22; beat Loyola Academy, 35-21