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Week 5 high school football roundup: Cedar Rapids Kennedy cruises in Burlington

Cedar Rapids Kennedy's Brian White (from left) talks with his dad, head coach Brian White during a game earlier this season. (Stephen Mally/The Gazette)
Cedar Rapids Kennedy's Brian White (from left) talks with his dad, head coach Brian White during a game earlier this season. (Stephen Mally/The Gazette)

Cedar Rapids Kennedy gave up a touchdown on the opening drive, then rolled to a 49-14 high school football win at Burlington High School on Friday night.

Justin Johnson had two touchdowns for Kennedy, which answered the Grayhounds’ first score with 22 first-quarter points.

Johnson caught a 4-yard touchdown pass from Brian White and added a 5-yard run in the second half.

White had a 25-yard touchdown run and threw three touchdown passes — a 4-yarder to Derek Diggins and a 21-yard pass to Aijay Davis to go with the one to Johnson.

Cade Parker had a 2-yard touchdown run and Zachary Drahos added a 5-yard TD run for the Cougars in a game that was delayed for 20 minutes by injury.

— Burlington Hawk Eye

MARION 62, MAQUOKETA 21 — Chris Mohwinkle rushed for 255 yards and four touchdowns and also caught a TD pass as the Indians (3-2) rolled on the road.

Mohwinkle scored on runs of 81, 44, 41 and 38 yards.

JuCorey Higgins added 136 yards rushing and two touchdowns.

WEST DELAWARE 55, DEWITT CENTRAL 24 — Nick Casey passed for 232 yards and two touchdowns and Caleb Kehrli rushed for 207 and four TDs as the Hawks won on the road.

West Delaware totaled 81 plays for 655 yards and 30 first downs — all school records.


Casey’s TD passes went to Mitch Mangold (24 yards) and Kabryn Cook (39). Kehrli scored on runs of 37, 19, 5 and 20 yards.

Jordan Bries added 167 yards and two TDs on nine rushes.

— Bill Logan, correspondent

MOUNT VERNON 62, NORTHEAST 8 Drew Adams completed 14 of 21 passes for 335 yards and five touchdowns as the Mustangs dominated at home.

Paul Ryan added 154 yards on eight rushes and had five catches for 136 yards, scoring three TDs. Zach Baker added 131 yards on five receptions and a TD.

WEST LIBERTY 36, ANAMOSA 14 — Joe Kelly rushed for 132 yards and three touchdowns on 22 carries and Tanner Iske added 104 yards and a TD on 19 rushes as the Bucs rolled on the road.

The Raiders led 14-12 after a Jacob Bacheleder 71-yard TD run in the second quarter, but were outscored 24-0 the rest of the way. Bacheleder finished with 84 rushing yards on four carries.

— Daryl Schepanski, correspondent

ALBURNETT 55, STARMONT 12 — Tanner Sloan rushed for 282 yards and five touchdowns as the Pirates improved to 4-1 win a road victory. Luke Smith had two interceptions for Alburnett.

WAVERLY-SHELL ROCK 45, BENTON COMMUNITY 7 — From the opening play to the final gun, the Go-Hawks dominated.

Gabe Santoiemma led W-SR (5-0) with 109 rushing yards and three touchdowns.

— Rob Payne, Waterloo Courier

CASCADE 34, MONTICELLO 14 — Austin Lieurance rushed for 172 yards and two touchdowns as the Cougars (5-0, 3-0) won their homecoming game over the Panthers.

— Pete Temple, correspondent


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WASHINGTON 35, FAIRFIELD 7 — Jack Redlinger rushed for 136 yards and a touchdown as the Demons won at home.

Jaivonn Willis rushed for a touchdown and passed to Sawyer Whistler for another for Washington.

Tristin Westphal-Edwards scored on a 65-yard run for the Demons.

UNION 41, DYERSVILLE BECKMAN 6 — Troy Hanus passed for 189 yards and rushed for two touchdowns and Kaleb Roach rushed for 80 yards and three TDs as the Knights hit the Blazers with a little bit of everything.

Wide receivers Kolby Alpers and Britton Rolison and tight end Bryce Parker each used big plays to stake the host Knights (4-1, 3-0 district) to a 20-6 halftime lead.

— Nick Petaros, Dubuque Telegraph-Herald

PLEASANT VALLEY 55, WESTERN DUBUQUE 41 — Pleasant Valley’s Arthur Braden rushed for 393 yards and five touchdowns, just enough to allow the Spartans to get past the Bobcats.

The Spartans (4-1) piled up 567 yards of offense, including 497 on the ground and needed most of that to hold off the Bobcats, who took advantage of three fourth-quarter fumbles which forced Pleasant Valley to bring its starters back into the game.

— Steve Batterson, Quad City Times

Game coverage

East Buchanan 13, Lisbon 6

Iowa City Regina 45, Highland 7

West Branch 45, Bellevue 41


Linn-Mar 35, Ottumwa 21

Iowa City High 41, Clinton 29

Cedar Rapids Xavier 21, Decorah 13

Cedar Rapids Washington 21, Cedar Rapids Jefferson 18

Iowa City West 48, Cedar Rapids Prairie 28



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