Where and when Rockford-area teams play in the IHSA football playoffs

Rockford Register Star

The Rockford-area schedule and scores for the 2021 Illinois High School Association football playoffs, listed class-by-class and in bracket order.

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Class 1A

Championship score

Lena-Winslow 38, Carrollton 25

STORY:Lena-Winslow runs past Carrollton for fifth IHSA state title

SIDEBAR:Dominant offensive line leads Lena-Winslow to football state title

Semifinal score

Lena-Winslow 28, Colfax Ridgeview/Lexington 12

STORY:Little brother plays like big brother to lead Lena-Winslow back to football title game

Quarterfinal score

Lena-Winslow 54, Fulton 28, final

STORY:Star back's career game leads Lena-Winslow past Fulton and into football semifinals

Second-round scores

Lena-Winslow 38, Forreston 8

First-round games

Forreston 22, Galena 14

Lena-Winslow 54, Aurora Christian 7

Class 3A

Championship score

Byron 35, Tolono Unity 7

STORY:Byron football breaks through with Class 3A title victory

SIDEBAR:Rare, effective passes made Byron's run game impossible to stop in title rout

Semifinal score

Byron 15, Elmhurst IC Catholic 14

STORY:Byron scores on 4th down at :05, then punches in 2-pointer to win semifinal

Quarterfinal score

Byron 28, Braidwood Reed-Custer 24, final

STORY:Byron football back in state semifinals after dramatic TD in final seconds

Second-round scores

Byron 34, Lisle 13

Elmhurst Immaculate Conception 35, Durand/Pecatonica 12

First-round games

Byron 58, Chicago Catalyst/Maria 0

Princeton 47, Poplar Grove North Boone 14

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Durand/Pecatonica 44, Mendota 0

STORY:Durand/Pecatonica football eases into Class 3A second round

Class 4A

Second-round scores

Richmond-Burton 56, Stillman Valley 0

First-round games

Genoa-Kingston 59, Chicago Bogan 0

Stillman Valley 62, Chicago Hyde Park 14

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Class 5A

Second-round scores

Chicago St. Patrick 21, Rochelle 14

Oak Park Fenwick 24, Rockford Boylan 14

First-round games

Rochelle 36, Chicago Payton 3

Boylan 41, Chicago Brooks 8

Class 6A

Second-round scores

Lake Forest 13, Machesney Park Harlem 8

First-round games

Cary-Grove 41, East 8

Grayslake Central 27, Belvidere North 22

STORY:How one late fourth-down play decided Belvidere North's playoff fate

Machesney Park Harlem 64, Crystal Lake South 39

STORY:Harlem breaks state records, playoff losing streak with rout of Crystal Lake South

Class 7A

Quarterfinal score

Chicago St. Rita 36, Rockton Hononegah 16

STORY:St. Rita rallies in 2nd half to end Hononegah football's undefeated season

Second-round scores

Rockton Hononegah 31, Pekin 28

STORY:'The heck with the streak': Dramatic win puts Hononegah football in state quarterfinals

First-round games

Hononegah 53, Plainfield East 29

STORY:This time, Hononegah offense comes up big in shootout IHSA playoff win