Calculating the Class 5A Iowa high school football RPIs following Week 5: Cedar Rapids Kennedy remains at No. 1.
Cedar Rapids Kennedy’s Reid Hall said he hasn’t had the best season, but the junior earned his second straight MVC Valley Division Player of the Year honor with a medalist performance, while Linn-Mar captured its first divisional crown under head coach Chris James. Cedar Falls swept the Mississippi Division.
In this week’s Iowa high school football rewind: Sigourney-Keota’s restart has produced successful results, including a win Friday over 1A No. 1 Pella Christian. Plus, notes on wins from Cedar Rapids Xavier, Iowa City Liberty, East Buchanan, Mount Vernon and Beckman.
Linn-Mar senior TJ Jackson had a homecoming game for the ages. It started with him taking back the opening kickoff 88 yards for a score. That was followed shortly after by a 51-yard scoring pass from Austin Waller. He capped his short night with a 90-yard punt return for a score as the Lions rolled to a 56-6 victory over Cedar Rapids Jefferson.