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Iowa high school football state championships: Thursday's scores, stats and more

(Andy Abeyta/The Gazette)
(Andy Abeyta/The Gazette)

It’s time to crown state champions as the 2020 Iowa high school football playoffs conclude this week at the UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls.

The championship games kicked off with three games Thursday: 8-Player, Class A and Class 3A.

Find box scores and more coverage here as Remsen St. Mary's (8-Player), Iowa City Regina (A) and North Scott (3A) took home titles.

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Thursday's state football scores

8-PLAYER CHAMPIONSHIP

No. 2 Remsen St. Mary's 48, No. 8 Fremont-Mills 0

A week after an unforgettable 108-94 semifinal win over Montezuma, St. Mary's (12-0) clinched its second state title and first since 2004 with a shutout.

The Hawks limited Fremont-Mills (8-2) to 110 total yards.

Quarterback Blaine Harpenau completed 8 of 9 passes for 137 yards and three TDs and added 85 yards and two scores on the ground.

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CLASS A CHAMPIONSHIP

No. 2 Iowa City Regina 52, No. 1 Grundy Center 28

Theo Kolie set a Class A state championship game record with five rushing touchdowns, Alec Wick set the Class A title game mark with 226 yards receiving and Regina (11-1) rolled to its eighth state title.

Kolie rushed for 124 yards. Wick caught nine passes, including an 88-yard TD. Ashton Cook completed 17 of 24 passes for 325 yards and two scores.

The Regals outgained the Spartans (11-1) 539-298. It was 31-7 at halftime.

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CLASS 3A

No. 8 North Scott 30, No. 2 Harlan 6

Oliver Hughes returned an interception 61 yards for a touchdown to break a 6-6 tie in the third quarter and North Scott (9-1) pulled away for its first state football championship. That was one of seven North Scott interceptions in the game.

Hughes added a 4-yard touchdown catch in the third and a 40-yard field goal early in the fourth. North Scott quarterback Carter Markham completed 12 of 15 passes for 155 yards and two TDs and opened the scoring with a 45-yard run.

Harlan finished 11-1.

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