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2017 Iowa High School Football Week 5 Rankings

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Eleven teams teams from the Cedar Valley and northeast Iowa are featured in the week’s Iowa high school football poll, released by the Associated Press on Monday (Sept. 25, 2017).

As the top-rated eight-player team, Don Bosco (5-0) is once again the the highest ranked squad among the group. The Dons are ranked No. 1 for the fourth week in a row. Only two teams separate Don Bosco and Tripoli, which moved up to spots to No. 4 after being ranked at No. 7 last week.

Three area teams are ranked in the Class-A survey, with Gladbrook-Reinbeck (5-0) keeping a firm grip on the No. 2 spot. Also featured in the poll are Wapsie Valley (5-0) at No. 4 and Hudson (5-0) at No. 7.

Denver (4-1) moved up one spot in the Class-1A survey, jumping to No. 9 from No. 10 last week. Waukon (4-1) remains at No. 7 in Class-2A.

West Delaware (4-1) is a newcomer to the Class-3A rankings, debuting at No. 10. The Hawks are ranked two spots behind No. 8 Waverly-Shell Rock (5-0).

Cedar Falls (4-1) moved up one spot and cracked the top five in Class-4A. The Tigers are ranked at No. 5 this week.

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The Top Ten teams in the Associated Press Iowa high school football polls of the 2017 season with first-place votes in parentheses and won-loss record, total points and position last week at right:

Class 4A
Record Pts Prv
1. West Des Moines Dowling (13) 5-0 148 1
2. Iowa City West (2) 5-0 133 2
3. West Des Moines Valley 4-1 123 3
4. Bettendorf 4-1 100 4
5. Cedar Falls 4-1 82 T6
6. Johnston 4-1 78 8
7. Waukee 3-2 56 9
8. Pleasant Valley 4-1 40 10
9. Cedar Rapids Prairie 4-1 25 T6
10. Southeast Polk 3-2 13 NR

Others receiving votes: 11, Council Bluffs Lewis Central 11. 12, Cedar Rapids Kennedy 6. 12, Newton 6. 14, Eldridge North Scott 2. 15, Ankeny Centennial 1. 15, Waterloo West 1.


Class 3A
Record Pts Prv
1. Solon (7) 5-0 136 1
2. Dallas Center-Grimes (2) 5-0 132 2
3. Cedar Rapids Xavier (5) 5-0 120 3
4. Sergeant Bluff-Luton (1) 5-0 102 T4
5. Pella 4-1 99 T4
6. Webster City 5-0 66 6
7. Sioux City Heelan 4-1 47 7
8. Waverly-Shell Rock 5-0 43 9
9. Boone 5-0 18 10
10. Manchester West Delaware 4-1 14 NR

Others receiving votes: 11, Glenwood 13. 11, Harlan 13. 13, Decorah 10. 14, Carlisle 4. 14, Oskaloosa 4. 16, Storm Lake 3. 17, Davenport Assumption 1.


Class 2A
Record Pts Prv
1. Williamsburg (12) 5-0 145 1
2. Boyden-Hull-RV (1) 4-1 126 2
3. Mount Vernon (1) 4-1 102 5
4. Cascade 5-0 100 4
5. Sioux Center (1) 5-0 96 3
6. Clear Lake 4-1 66 6
7. Waukon 4-1 56 7
8. Monroe PCM 4-1 54 8
9. South Central Calhoun 4-1 26 9
10. Carroll Kuemper 4-1 15 NR

Others receiving votes: 11, Union, La Porte City 14. 11, Aplington-Parkersburg 14. 13, Sheldon 8. 14, State Center West Marshall 2. 15, West Liberty 1.


Class 1A
Record Pts Prv
1. Inwood West Lyon (10) 5-0 142 1
2. Van Meter (3) 5-0 128 2
3. Pella Christian (1) 5-0 126 3
4. Iowa City Regina (1) 3-2 95 4
5. Hull Western Christian 4-1 74 5
6. Pleasantville 5-0 67 6
7. A-H-S-T-W, Avoca 5-0 57 7
8. West Branch 5-0 55 9
9. Denver 4-1 30 10
10. Bellevue 4-1 21 8

Others receiving votes: 11, Wilton 17. 12, IKM-Manning 13.


Class A
Record Pts Prv
1. Council Bluffs St. Albert (12) 5-0 145 1
2. Gladbrook-Reinbeck (3) 5-0 129 2
3. Hawarden West Sioux 5-0 119 3
4. Fairbank Wapsie Valley 5-0 94 T4
5. Algona Garrigan 5-0 73 T4
6. Packwood Pekin 6-0 71 7
7. Hudson 5-0 58 8
8. St. Ansgar 5-0 48 9
9. Lynnville-Sully 5-0 34 10
10. Le Mars Gehlen Catholic 5-0 18 NR

Others receiving votes: 11, Winthrop East Buchanan 13. 11, Southwest Valley 13. 13, Lisbon 8. 14, New London 2.


Class 8-Man
Record Pts Prv
1. Gilbertville-Don Bosco (8) 5-0 141 1
2. Remsen Saint Mary’s (5) 5-0 136 2
3.Audubon(2) 5-0 128 3
4. Tripoli 5-0 76 7
5. Harris-Lake Park 3-1 74 6
6. Newell-Fonda 4-1 58 4
7. Graettinger-Terril-Ruthven-Ayrshire 3-1 44 8
8. Sidney 5-0 41 T10
9. Riceville 4-1 34 T10
10. Wyoming Midland 4-1 30 NR

Others receiving votes: 11, Baxter 23. 12, Westside Ar-We-Va 13. 13, Stanton 8. 14, Fremont Mills, Tabor 6. 14, Lone Tree 6. 16, Colo-NESCO 5. 17, Marengo Iowa Valley 2.

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