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Iowa Prep Sports Gameday: Our Week 9 high school football picks

Ninth-ranked Cedar Rapids Prairie hosts No. 3 Cedar Falls this Friday with a district title on the line. (Stephen Mally/The Gazette)
Ninth-ranked Cedar Rapids Prairie hosts No. 3 Cedar Falls this Friday with a district title on the line. (Stephen Mally/The Gazette)

Somehow, it’s already Week 9. Yes, the final week of the Iowa high school football regular season is here.

For some teams, that means it’s the end of the road. Others are gearing up for what they hope is a long postseason run. A handful are trying to book their places in said postseason.

What are the best games to watch this week? The Gazette’s Jeff Linder, K.J. Pilcher and Jeff Johnson break down the schedule and make their picks on Iowa Prep Sports Gameday.

On this week’s show:

Class 4A

No. 3 Cedar Falls (8-0, 4-0) at No. 9 Cedar Rapids Prairie (7-1, 4-0)

No. 5 Johnston (7-1, 4-0) at No. 8 Waukee (6-2, 4-0)

Iowa City High (2-6, 0-4) at No. 7 Iowa City West (7-1, 4-0)

Class 3A

No. 1 Cedar Rapids Xavier (8-0, 4-0) at Marion (4-4, 3-1)

Independence (6-2, 3-1) at Decorah (6-2, 4-0)

Class 2A

No. 5 Union Community (6-2, 4-0) at No. 9 West Marshall (6-2, 3-1)

Tipton (6-2, 3-1) at West Liberty (5-3, 4-0)

Class 1A

No. 1 Dike-New Hartford (8-0, 4-0) at Iowa City Regina (5-3, 4-0)

8-Player

Springville (5-4, 3-3) at Central City (7-1, 5-1)

HLV (7-1, 6-1) at No. 3 Iowa Valley (8-0, 7-0)

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