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Iowa Prep Sports Gameday: Our area semifinal football picks

Cedar Rapids Xavier's Jon Bell (83) and Derrick Skala (15) celebrate with Braden Stovie (40) after his 75-yard touchdown reception during the second quarter of their high school football state quarterfinal game at Saints Field in Cedar Rapids on Friday, Nov. 2, 2018. (Stephen Mally/The Gazette)
Cedar Rapids Xavier's Jon Bell (83) and Derrick Skala (15) celebrate with Braden Stovie (40) after his 75-yard touchdown reception during the second quarter of their high school football state quarterfinal game at Saints Field in Cedar Rapids on Friday, Nov. 2, 2018. (Stephen Mally/The Gazette)

The Iowa high school football playoffs move to the UNI-Dome this week with semifinals in all six classes.

Watch Iowa Prep Sports Gameday as The Gazette’s Jeff Linder, K.J. Pilcher and Jeff Johnson break down the five games involving area teams and make their picks.

The lineup:

3A: No. 8 Western Dubuque (9-2) vs. No. 5 Sergeant Bluff-Luton (10-1), 5:30 p.m. Thursday

3A: No. 1 Cedar Rapids Xavier (11-0) vs. No. 2 Lewis Central (11-0), 8:15 p.m. Thursday

A: No. 5 Edgewood-Colesburg (10-1) vs. No. 3 Avoca AHSTW (11-0), 1 p.m. Friday

2A: No. 3 Waukon (10-1) vs. No. 2 Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley, 4 p.m. Saturday

2A: West Liberty (8-3) vs. No. 1 Monroe PCM (11-0), 7 p.m. Saturday

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