Prep football: Monday's previews, schedule (non Class 4-A)

Prep football: Monday's previews, schedule (non Class 4-A)


Prep football: Monday's previews, schedule (non Class 4-A)



Second-round air show: Creston’s Alex Nielsen and Norwalk’s Brady Brandsfield have combined for more than 4,000 yards passing … Carroll has posted shutouts in its past three games … Gilbert running back Cody Dvorak has rushed for two touchdowns in all six games that quarterback Jared Gescheidler was injured … No. 1 Pella beat Newton 69-14 in their first meeting on Oct. 10 … Three different Carlisle players have hit 100 yards rushing the past three weeks … Nic Ekland picked up 188 yards and two scores on just eight touches in Cedar Rapids Xavier’s first-round win … Defending champion Sioux City Heelan has won 35 games in the past three seasons.


Sergeant Bluff-Luton (7-3) at Carroll (9-1)

Waverly-Shell Rock (8-2) at C.R. Xavier (7-3)

Norwalk (6-4) at Creston (8-2)

Gilbert (8-2) at Dallas Center-Grimes (9-1)

Newton (7-3) at Pella (10-0)

Webster City (5-5) at Sioux City Heelan (9-1)

Carlisle (8-2) at Washington (7-3)

Solon (9-1) at West Delaware (9-1)


The lone losses for road teams Hampton-Dumont and Sioux Center have come to undefeated squads Clear Lake and Spirit Lake North Fayette Valley rushed for 582 yards in its first-round rout of Monticello. Mount Vernon hasn’t allowed 200 yards on the ground since Sept. 5 … Derek Lieurance of Cascade has completed more passes (169) than 12 of the remaining 2-A teams have attempted … Forcing five turnovers in the first round, Albia is tied for a state-best 25 interceptions … Unbeaten CMB of Baxter doubled its playoff win total by beating South Hardin in the first round … Williamsburg beat South Tama 28-20 Oct. 10 … Since losing to Clarinda 24-3 on Sept. 19, East Sac is scoring 40 points per game.


Dyersville Beckman (8-2) at Cascade (9-1)

Albia (9-1) at Clarinda (9-1)

Sioux Center (9-1) at Clear Lake (10-0)

Hampton-Dumont (9-1) at CMB (Baxter) (10-0)

Mount Vernon (6-4) at North Fayette Valley (9-1)

East Sac (8-2) at Spirit Lake (10-0)

New Hampton (7-3) at Union (LaPorte City) (8-2)

South Tama (8-2) at Williamsburg (10-0)


Top-ranked Iowa City Regina seeks to win an unprecedented fifth straight state title. The Regals have scored 49 or more points six times this year, including a 66-7 first-round win over Alburnett. Drew Cook threw three touchdown passes in that game … No. 2 South Winneshiek of Calmar puts its undefeated record up against North Cedar of Stanwood. Keep an eye on the top receivers: South Winneshiek’s Jordan Rommes has caught 10 touchdown passes, North Cedar’s Ian Malaby has 21 scores on a staggering 86 catches … No. 3 Fort Dodge St. Edmond has won 10 straight games since its runner-up 2013 finish … West Lyon of Inwood (9-1) won last season’s Class A title.


AHSTW (Avoca) (8-2) at Fort Dodge St. Edmond (10-0)

Central Decatur (8-2) at Van Meter (7-3)

Dike-New Hartford (8-2) at West Branch (10-0)

Hinton (9-1) at IKM-Manning (10-0)

North Cedar (9-1) at South Winneshiek (10-0)

Panorama (Panora) (7-3) at Iowa City Regina (9-1)

South Central Calhoun (7-3) at St. Ansgar (10-0)

Western Christian (Hull) (6-4) at West Lyon (9-1)


Top-ranked Maquoketa Valley of Delhi (10-0) is one of four unbeatens in the field. Ryan Parmely leads the state in rushing with 2,849 yards and 43 scores … No. 2 Logan-Magnolia has scored 42 or more points 10 times … No. 3 Gladbrook-Reinbeck’s Eric Stoakes has rushed for 1,692 yards and 29 scores. His team’s only blemish: a season-opening loss… Pekin of Packwood’s Trever Northup rushed for two scores, passed for two scores and returned an interception for another in the first-round over North Linn of Troy Mills … Van Buren of Keosauqua beat Belle Plaine Wednesday in the school’s first postseason win since the playoffs started in 1972.


AGWSR (Ackley) (9-1) at Nashua-Plainfield (9-1)

BGM (Brooklyn) (8-2) at Gladbrook-Reinbeck (9-1)

Denver (6-4) at Maquoketa Valley (Delhi) (10-0)

Earlham (7-3) at Montezuma (10-0)

Lisbon (7-3) at Pekin (Packwood) (10-0)

Van Buren (Keosauqua) (8-2) at Mount Ayr (9-1)

West Sioux (8-2) at Logan-Magnolia (10-0)

Westwood (Sloan) (7-3) at Woodbury Central (9-1)


Fremont-Mills of Tabor (10-0) has been ranked No. 1 all season. Spencer Phillips rushed for 129 yards and four touchdowns in the first round win over East Union of Afton … No. 2 Don Bosco of Gilbertville is trying to win a second straight title. Mason Svoboda has compiled nearly 1,700 yards of total offense … Central of Elkader is the state’s top scoring team, with 728 points. It’s lowest output: 58 points against West Central of Maynard. Nathan Fitzgerald has piled up 2,141 yards and 38 rushing scores … Melcher-Dallas’ Alex Mitchell has passed for 1,769 yards and 30 touchdowns … Glidden-Ralston (10-0) has scored 35 or more points in every game this fall.


Coon Rapids-Bayard (9-1) at Newell-Fonda (7-3)

Exira/Elk Horn-Kimballton (8-2) at Lamoni (9-1)

HLV (Victor) (9-1) at Janesville (10-0)

Harris-Lake Park (6-4) at West Bend-Mallard (9-1)

MMC (Marcus) (8-2) at Glidden-Ralston (10-0)

Melcher-Dallas (8-2) at Fremont-Mills (Tabor) (10-0)

Northwood-Kensett (7-3) at Central (Elkader) (10-0)

Turkey Valley (J.J.) (9-1) at Don Bosco (Gilbertv.) (10-0)


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