Prep Football

Iowa high school football Week 1: How the ranked teams fared

(Liz Martin/The Gazette)
(Liz Martin/The Gazette)

The Iowa high school football schedule format adopted for the 2020 season due to the coronavirus pandemic means we’ll see fewer high-profile non-district games this fall. But there still were some big matchups on the Week 1 schedule, particularly in Class 3A.

Here’s a look at how the teams ranked in The Gazette’s preseason poll fared Friday night.

Class 4A

No. 1 West Des Moines Dowling beat Indianola, 25-14

No. 2 Ankeny beat No. 10 Ankeny Centennial, 48-6

No. 3 West Des Moines Valley beat Des Moines Roosevelt, 40-20

No. 4 Cedar Falls beat Dubuque Senior, 24-16

No. 5 Waukee lost to No. 7 Southeast Polk, 21-10

No. 6 Cedar Rapids Kennedy beat Cedar Rapids Prairie, 35-34 (OT)

No. 7 Southeast Polk beat No. 5 Waukee, 21-10

No. 8 Bettendorf lost to Washington, 19-10

No. 9 Urbandale beat Johnston, 50-34

No. 10 Ankeny Centennial lost to No. 2 Ankeny, 48-6

 

Class 3A

No. 1 Pella lost to No. 2 Dallas Center-Grimes, 30-6

No. 2 Dallas Center-Grimes beat No. 1 Pella, 30-6

No. 3 Grinnell lost to No. 6 Harlan, 40-28

No. 4 Cedar Rapids Xavier beat No. 8 Western Dubuque, 38-21

No. 5 Lewis Central beat A No. 7 Council Bluffs St. Albert, 28-3

No. 6 Harlan beat No. 3 Grinnell, 40-28

No. 6 North Scott beat Muscatine, 26-0

No. 8 Sergeant Bluff-Luton beat Sioux City West, 49-0

No. 8 West Delaware beat Dubuque Wahlert, 35-0

No. 8 Western Dubuque lost to No. 4 Cedar Rapids Xavier, 38-21

 

Class 2A

No. 1 Waukon lost to Decorah, 19-18

No. 2 Monroe PCM beat Newton, 44-18

No. 3 Spirit Lake lost to 1A No. 10 West Sioux, 14-7

No. 4 Williamsburg beat No. 6 Solon, 17-14

No. 5 Clear Lake beat Aplington-Parkersburg, 54-21

No. 6 Solon lost to No. 4 Williamsburg, 17-14

No. 7 Algona lost to Humboldt, 33-20

No. 8 West Lyon beat Storm Lake, 53-12

No. 9 Sioux Center beat Le Mars, 13-0

No. 10 West Marshall lost to Gilbert, 23-13

 

Class 1A

No. 1 Ida Grove OABCIG beat Ridge View, 49-0

No. 2 South Central Calhoun beat Carroll Kuemper, 14-0

No. 3 West Branch beat Tipton, 17-8

No. 4 Underwood beat Atlantic, 39-0

No. 5 Dike-New Hartford beat Oskaloosa, 47-27

No. 6 Panorama lost to A No. 2 Grundy Center, 20-14

No. 7 Van Meter beat Winterset, 33-14

No. 8 Osage lost to A No. 3 Saint Ansgar, 35-12

No. 9 Sigourney-Keota beat Mid-Prairie, 27-21

No. 10 West Sioux beat 2A No. 3 Spirit Lake, 14-7

No. 10 Western Christian lost to Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley, 22-10

 

Class A

No. 1 Iowa City Regina lost to Pleasant Valley, 45-13

No. 2 Grundy Center beat 1A No. 6 Panorama, 20-14

No. 3 Saint Ansgar beat 1A No. 8 Osage, 35-12

No. 4 Edgewood-Colesburg beat Clayton Ridge, 47-6

No. 5 Wapsie Valley beat Denver, 42-20

No. 6 West Hancock lost to Garner GHV, 14-6

No. 7 Council Bluffs St. Albert lost to 3A No. 5 Lewis Central, 28-3

No. 8 Woodbury Central beat Lawton-Bronson, 21-8

No. 9 South Winneshiek beat North Fayette Valley, 20-10

No. 10 Belle Plaine lost to Lisbon, 20-0 (Thursday)

 

8-Player

No. 1 Don Bosco beat West Central, 78-6

No. 2 Remsen St. Mary’s beat River Valley, 56-20

No. 3 Anita CAM beat Griswold, 60-8

No. 3 Audubon beat Exira-EHK, 55-0

No. 5 Fremont-Mills beat Bedford, 53-0

No. 6 Harris-Lake Park lost to Newell-Fonda, 54-7

No. 7 Montezuma vs. Kingsley-Pierson (at Gladbrook-Reinbeck, Saturday)

No. 8 Springville beat Central City, 60-14

No. 9 Gladbrook-Reinbeck beat Meskwaki, 50-34

No. 10 Easton Valley beat No. 10 Janesville, 40-35

No. 10 Janesville lost to No. 10 Easton Valley, 40-35

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