East St. Louis players celebrate after defeating Plainfield North 26-13 in the IHSA Class 7A high school championship football game, Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016, at Memorial Stadium in Champaign.
East St. Louis players celebrate after defeating Plainfield North 26-13 in the IHSA Class 7A high school championship football game, Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016, at Memorial Stadium in Champaign. Bradley Leeb AP
East St. Louis players celebrate after defeating Plainfield North 26-13 in the IHSA Class 7A high school championship football game, Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016, at Memorial Stadium in Champaign. Bradley Leeb AP