The first round of the IHSA 2012 Football Tournament is over. It started with Route 66 holding a 16-13 lead in the last-man standing battle. Both roads had eight teams drop out.
Lincoln Highway teams dropping out: St. Charles East, Batavia, both Plainfields, Lincoln-Way North, Rochelle, Aurora Central Catholic and Morrison.
Route 66 teams waiting until next year: Both Plainfields, Springfield, both Bloomingtons, both Normals (no joy in the Bloomington-Normal area) and Mt. Olicve.
Teams enteringthe second round:
Class 7A Lincoln-Way East
Class 5A Kaneland, Lincoln-Way West, Joliet Catholic
Class 1A Mooseheart
Class 8A Bolingbrook
Class 7A Edwardsville, East St. Louis
Class 5A Normal University, Joliet Catholic
Class 3A Wilmington, Williamsville, Carlinville
Who You Pulling For? --RoadDog