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No. 3 New London at No. 5 Iowa Valley: Preview and picks


The 8-Player high school football district game between fifth-ranked Iowa Valley and No. 3 New London has been postponed to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Site and time: 4 p.m. Saturday, at Marengo

Records and rankings: Both teams are 6-0 overall, 5-0 8-Player District 4. New London is ranked third, Iowa Valley fifth.

Overview: A postseason qualifier last season in Class A, New London has made a loud entrance into the 8-player game, beating its first six opponents by 35 points or more.

Both of these teams are explosive, ranking 1-2 in the class in scoring — Iowa Valley at 65.3 points per game, New London at 63.3.

Iowa Valley’s Ben Smithhas rushed for 628 yards and 12 touchdowns; New London’s Keontae Luckett has netted 594 yards and 10 TDs.

New London’s defense is No. 2 in 8-Player at 8.3 points per game allowed.

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Our New London vs. Iowa Valley picks

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