Iowa highschool soccer roundup: Third-round playoff scores, stats and extra

Iowa high school football roundup: Third-round playoff scores, stats and more

The normal Iowa highschool soccer playoffs actually kick off Friday night time with the spherical of 16 in every of the six courses.

Winners advance to the state quarterfinals subsequent Friday.

Keep tuned for stay updates, scores and extra protection right here.

» Brackets: IHSAA releases pods for third-round and quarterfinal video games

» Our picks: Most intriguing video games, upset alerts, Dome-bound groups and extra

» Function: Sigourney-Keota dominates after final season’s disappointment

4A: No. 5 Iowa Metropolis West 38, No. 7 Dubuque Hempstead 24

Iowa Metropolis West had greater than its share of issues slowing down Dubuque Hempstead within the first half of Friday’s night time’s Class 4A third-round recreation at Trojan Area.

The second half was a unique story.

West’s protection allowed only one rating over the ultimate 24 minutes and senior quarterback Marcus Morgan made the massive performs when known as upon, lifting the Trojans to a 38-24 victory at Trojan Area.

No. 5 West (5-0) advances to a quarterfinal spherical contest subsequent Friday night time towards Nice Valley.


“That’s a well-coached, bodily, robust crew,” stated West Coach Garrett Hartwig of the Mustangs. “Each groups needed to get adjusted to one another and we simply stored swinging and it labored out.”

» Learn the total story from Gazette correspondent Mike Condon


4A: Cedar Rapids Kennedy 45, No. 9 Cedar Rapids Prairie 14

Quarterback Max White did all types of Max White issues, working for 251 yards and throwing for one more 50. His candy toes produced a pair of brief dashing touchdowns, and he threw a 12-yard TD go to Reid Pakkebier.

“That’s at all times simply been our M.O., simply run the heck out of the ball,” he stated. “I imply, I can throw it. However once you don’t must, you don’t. I believe we confirmed that tonight.”

Working again Demarcus Ray, who went to Prairie final yr, added 131 dashing yards and two scores. Then there was Connor Colby’s extremely apropos 37-yard landing run early within the fourth quarter.

The College of Iowa signee was one of many massive dudes up entrance who actually muscled their crew to victory right here. Ray ran for 4 yards on a carry however fumbled, with Colby choosing up the free ball and rolling his means 37 yards to the tip zone.


» Learn the total story from The Gazette’s Jeff Johnson


3A: No. 1 Cedar Rapids Xavier 17, Dubuque Wahlert 14

If top-ranked Cedar Rapids Xavier had designs on crusing into the Class 3A quarterfinals, Dubuque Wahlert didn’t oblige.

The Golden Eagles (6-3) gave Xavier all it may deal with however the Saints (9-0) had a response to each menace. Xavier survived a tense battle, 17-14, Friday night time at Saints Area.

Whalert’s Carson Cummer acquired behind the secondary and hauled in a 67-yard landing go from Bryce Rudiger to tie the sport 14-14 with 7:19 to play.

As soon as once more, the Saints answered. Jack Lux and Jaxon Rexroth alternated profitable runs into Wahlert territory. Nick Kramer hauled in a sprawling 17-yard seize to set the Saints up on the Wahlert 19. Lincoln Oakley’s 30-yard subject aim cut up the uprights with 2:55 left.

» Learn the total story from Gazette correspondent Culley Kline

3A: No. 9 West Delaware 47, No. 4 Washington 14

A soccer crew has a determined benefit when it goes into the locker room at halftime with 243 yards of offense to its opponent’s 6 whole yards.


West Delaware was that crew and clinched Friday’s night time’s 47-14 Class 3A third-round win over fourth-ranked Washington with a strip-sack by Carson Petion on the Demons’ first offensive play of the second half.

The Hawks will face No. 8 North Scott within the quarterfinals.

“I used to be so impressed with our defensive position and we have now some particular youngsters on offense working the ball,” West Delaware head coach Doug Winkowitsch stated. “We run the ball so successfully that it brings in play motion. It’s a good steadiness for us.”

The ensuing drive ended with Jared Voss scoring his third of 5 touchdowns for a 28-0 lead with 9:32 remaining within the third quarter. His fourth TD was a pin-point aerial to Kyle Kelley, who had 5 catches for 77 yards.

Voss completed 8 of 11 for 117 yards.

» Learn the total story from The Union’s Doug Brenneman

2A: West Liberty 20, No. 2 Williamsburg 14

With seven seconds remaining in a tie recreation, the second-ranked Raiders lined up for what would have been a game-winning 39-yard subject aim.

As an alternative, it become a game-winner for the Comets.

West Liberty blocked the kick and senior Lake Newton returned it for a landing as time expired.

— Ryan Timmerman, Muscatine Journal



2A: No. 4 Waukon 46, Monticello 14

Trailing 7-6, fourth-ranked Waukon scored 28 unanswered factors within the second quarter to take a 34-7 halftime lead, then rolled previous the visiting Panthers.

Ethan O’Neill rushed for 160 yards and 4 touchdowns for the Indians (7-1). Quarterback Creed Welch added 135 dashing yards.

Monticello retires 6-2.

— Pete Temple

2A: No. 6 Solon 37, Independence 21

The system appeared easy and really efficient.

Depend on your energy and cease what your opponent does effectively.

Solon executed that plan to perfection for a lot of the recreation and now finds itself with seven straight victories and one away from a return journey to the UNI-Dome.

The sixth-ranked Spartans contained Independence’s rush assault with a stout protection and a balanced offense for a 37-21 victory within the Class 2A soccer playoff recreation Friday night time at Spartan Stadium. They may No. 4 Waukon the quarterfinals.

“It’s a great feeling to have, being so shut final yr and being one other win from going again to the Dome,” Solon senior Jackson Ryan stated. “It feels very nice.”

Solon’s focus was to ascertain its run recreation, whereas placing the clamps on Mustangs versatile working again Marcus Beatty, who averaged 207 dashing yards per recreation earlier than Friday.

The Spartans succeeded the place most groups didn’t, holding him to 83 yards on the bottom, together with simply 25 within the first half.

» Learn the total story from The Gazette’s Ok.J. Pilcher


2A: No. 9 Camanche 35, Tipton 29

The Indians scored on a pair of 2-yard landing runs within the fourth quarter to carry off the upset-minded Tigers in Class 2A.

The Tigers’ Caden Schmidt caught a 12-yard landing go from Payten Elijah with 38 seconds remaining, chopping the Camanche result in six factors, however the Indians’ Brennan Kramer recovered the onside kick to protect the victory.

Cade Everson, who led Camanche with 171 dashing yards, broke a 22-22 impasse with a 2-yard landing run with 3:41 remaining the sport.

Elijah led Tipton with 112 dashing yards on 13 carries, together with a 65-yard landing run within the second quarter.

— Steve Batterson, Quad Metropolis Occasions

1A: No. 3 Sigourney-Keota 35, Dyersville Beckman 14

Sam Sieren scored 4 touchdowns for the third-ranked Cobras, who will host Waterloo Columbus within the Class 1A quarterfinals subsequent Friday.

Beckman couldn’t capitalize within the crimson zone and premature turnovers spelled doom for the Trailblazers, who finish the season 6-3.

Sigourney-Keota (9-0) led 14-0 at halftime.

— Andy Krutsinger, Southeast Iowa Union

A: No. 2 Iowa Metropolis Regina 28, Alburnett 7

Though it’s frequent for Iowa Metropolis Regina senior Alec Wick to run, catch, punt and kick the ball on any given night time for the No. 2 Regals, Friday night time was totally different.

Alburnett was capable of maintain the Regals to only 95 yards on the bottom on 21 carries together with 59 yards on 12 carries from main rusher Theo Kolie. However the house crew discovered different methods to maneuver the ball, primarily by the air to Wick.

“Our focus was to cease the run and run the soccer,” Alburnett Coach Wealthy Velazquez stated. “We by no means went away from that.”

Senior signal-caller Ashton Cook dinner was 19-of-29 passing for 387 yards and three touchdowns. One of many scores was a 76-yarder to Wick that tied the rating at 7-7 with 1:47 remaining within the opening quarter, the opposite two had been to Kolie.

“We knew what they had been going to do and we simply got here out and executed,” Wick stated. “Now we have an ideal (offensive) line up there blocking for Ashton (Cook dinner) and he’s an ideal quarterback. It’s simply nice to return out right here and try this.”

Wick totaled 9 catches for 236 yards, with one 4-yard rush, 4-of-4 on PAT kicks and he additionally had an interception on protection to go along with three punts.

Alburnett completed the yr 6-3 general after going 1-8 a yr in the past.

“That is one thing they aren’t used to being part of on the gridiron,” Velazquez stated. “That is one thing we will construct on with a younger group. We’re going to have 17 youngsters returning, and hopefully extra youngsters becoming a member of them, which has us excited for the long run.”

— Justin Webster

A: No. 3 Saint Ansgar 42, No. 7 South Winneshiek 6

The third-ranked Saints ran for 421 yards and scored the primary six instances they’d the ball to advance to the Class A quarterfinals.

Ryan Cole rushed for 264 yards and scored 4 touchdowns for Saint Ansgar (9-0).

Seventh-ranked South Winneshiek’s lone landing was an 11-yard go from Jacob Herold to Nick Holien within the third quarter. The Warriors finish the season 8-2.

— Darin Svenson

A: No. 5 MFL MarMac 22, No. 4 Edgewood-Colesburg 14

Edgewood-Colesburg’s Parker Rochford could have had essentially the most entertaining runs of the night time.

However the best runs belonged to MFL MarMac.

The fifth-ranked Bulldogs improved to 9-1 and can advance to the Class A quarterfinals after a 22-14 win over the No. 5 Vikings Friday night time at Group Desires Area in Edgewood.

Ed-Co closes at 8-1.

Gabe McGeough and Cullen McShane, MFL MarMac’s pair of 1,000-yard offensive weapons, ran wild — particularly within the second half for the Bulldogs.

The Vikings went into halftime up 7-6, however McShane capped a 15-play drive with a 13-yard TD run, and 2-point conversion on the primary play of the fourth quarter to place MFL MarMac up 14-7.

After Rochford weaved his means for a 23-yard game-tying TD run, McGeough completed off an environment friendly 80-yard drive with a 2-yard rating to place MFL MarMac again on prime.

— Tim Gregory, Telegraph Herald

A: No. 8 Wapsie Valley 15, Lisbon 8

Wapsie Valley scored touchdowns late within the third quarter and early within the fourth earlier than utilizing a late goal-line stand to edge the No. 10 Lions.

“At halftime, issues didn’t look so good,” Wapsie Valley Coach Tony Foster stated. “We weren’t shifting the ball actual effectively they usually had been grinding it out on us. After which we got here out at first of the second half and it acquired worse. Our children hung in there and stored their composure. Happily, we had been capable of lastly get it going.”

Lisbon completed with 281 dashing yards, however was held to only eight factors. The Lions solely accomplished two passes for a complete of 1 yard.

— Craig Sesker, Waterloo Courier 

Friday’s Iowa highschool soccer playoff scores


No. 6 Nice Valley 10, Bettendorf 6

No. 5 Iowa Metropolis West 38, No. 7 Dubuque Hempstead 24

No. 1 Southeast Polk 41, Ankeny Centennial 7

Cedar Rapids Kennedy 45, No. 9 Cedar Rapids Prairie 14

No. 3 Ankeny 37, No. 10 Cedar Falls 16

No. 4 Waukee 50, Indianola 28

No. 2 West Des Moines Dowling 38, Waterloo West 12

West Des Moines Valley 41, No. 8 Urbandale 0



Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley 42, Spencer 7

No. 6 Webster Metropolis 28, Sergeant Bluff-Luton 21

No. 7 Lewis Central 34, Ballard 6

No. 2 Harlan 49, Carlisle 42

Grinnell 6, No. 10 Pella 0

No. 1 Cedar Rapids Xavier 17, Dubuque Wahlert 14

No. 9 West Delaware 47, No. 4 Washington 14

No. 8 North Scott 13, No. 5 Davenport Assumption 10



No. 3 Central Lyon-GLR 28, No. 10 Estherville Lincoln Central 6

No. 5 West Lyon 12, No. 8 Spirit Lake 0

No. 7 West Marshall 27, Atlantic 7

No. 1 Monroe PCM 42, Greene County 0

No. 9 Camanche 35, Tipton 29

West Liberty 20, No. 2 Williamsburg 14

No. 4 Waukon 46, Monticello 14

No. 6 Solon 37, Independence 21



No. 1 Ida Grove OABCIG 41, Western Christian 14

No. 8 West Sioux 36, No. 9 Emmetsburg 15

No. 7 South Central Calhoun 20, No. 4 South Hamilton 8

No. 6 Southeast Valley 34, Denver 7

No. 2 Van Meter 49, Pella Christian 23

No. 5 Underwood 42, Mount Ayr 17

No. 10 Waterloo Columbus 32, Mediapolis 20

No. 3 Sigourney-Keota 35, Dyersville Beckman 14



Council Bluffs St. Albert 20, South O’Brien 8

No. 6 Logan-Magnolia 36, No. 10 Oakland Riverside 14

No. 9 West Hancock 56, Hartley HMS 18

No. 1 Grundy Heart 40, Nodaway Valley 0

No. 8 Wapsie Valley 15, Lisbon 8

No. 2 Iowa Metropolis Regina 28, Alburnett 7

No. 5 MFL MarMac 22, No. 4 Edgewood-Colesburg 14

No. 3 Saint Ansgar 42, No. 7 South Winneshiek 6



No. 2 Remsen St. Mary’s 53, Harris-Lake Park 13

No. 3 Audubon 28, No. 9 Newell-Fonda 6

No. 4 Anita CAM 62, Lamoni 6

No. 8 Fremont-Mills 58, Martensdale-St. Marys 42

No. 10 Janesville 66, New London 22

No. 1 Don Bosco 44, Tripoli 38

No. 7 Easton Valley 55, Gladbrook-Reinbeck 0

No. 5 Montezuma 56, BGM 14


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