A dozen teams teams from the Cedar Valley and northeast Iowa are featured in this week's Iowa high school football poll, released by the Associated Press on Monday (Oct. 2, 2017).

Five of the area squads are ranked among the top five in their respective classes. Among them are top-rated Don Bosco (6-0) and No. 4 Tripoli (6-0) in the eight-player survey.

The Class-A rankings include Gladbrook-Reinbeck (6-0) at No. 2 and Wapsie Valley (6-0) at No. 4. Following the Rebels and Warriors are No. 6 Hudson (6-0) and No. 10 East Buchanan (5-1), which joined the poll this week after not being ranked last week.

Cedar Falls (5-1) cracked the top five in Class-4A last week. The Tigers kept their No. 5 ranking in the latest poll after a decisive 35-6 win over Cedar Rapids Washington Friday night.

The other rated squads from the area include Waverly-Shell Rock (No. 6, Class-3A), West Delaware (No. 9, 3A), Waukon (No. 8, 2A), La Porte City Union (No. 10, 2A) and Denver (No. 9, 1A). Waverly-Shell Rock (6-0) is the only unbeaten in this group. The rest are 5-1.


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:

Record Pts Prv
1. West Des Moines Dowling (13) 6-0 139 1
2. Iowa City West (1) 6-0 125 2
3. West Des Moines Valley 5-1 108 3
4. Bettendorf 5-1 92 4
5. Cedar Falls 5-1 81 5
6. Johnston 5-1 73 6
7. Waukee 4-2 51 7
8. Pleasant Valley 5-1 35 8
9. Cedar Rapids Prairie 5-1 27 9
10. Newton 6-0 12 NR

Others receiving votes: Southeast Polk 7. Council Bluffs Lewis Central 7. Eldridge North Scott 6. Cedar Rapids Kennedy 6. Ankeny Centennial 1.

Record Pts Prv
1. Dallas Center-Grimes (3) 6-0 125 2
(tie) Solon (6) 6-0 125 1
3. Cedar Rapids Xavier (4) 6-0 114 3
4. Pella 5-1 95 5
5. Sergeant Bluff-Luton (1) 6-0 94 4
6. Waverly-Shell Rock 6-0 61 8
7. Boone 6-0 43 9
8. Harlan 5-1 37 NR
9. Manchester West Delaware 5-1 28 10
10. Glenwood 5-1 17 NR

Others receiving votes: Webster City 12. Sioux City Heelan 10. Storm Lake 3. Norwalk 2. Davenport Assumption 2. Decorah 1. Carlisle 1.

Record Pts Prv
1. Williamsburg (11) 6-0 136 1
2. Boyden-Hull-RV (1) 5-1 115 2
3. Cascade 6-0 101 4
4. Mount Vernon (1) 6-0 95 3
5. Sioux Center (1) 6-0 82 5
6. Clear Lake 5-1 61 6
7. Monroe PCM 5-1 53 8
8. Waukon 5-1 49 7
9. South Central Calhoun 5-1 30 9
10. Union, La Porte City 5-1 24 NR

Others receiving votes: Aplington-Parkersburg 19. 12, Sheldon 5.

Record Pts Prv
1. Inwood West Lyon (10) 6-0 132 1
2. Van Meter (3) 6-0 123 2
3. Pella Christian (1) 6-0 119 3
4. Iowa City Regina 4-2 84 4
5. Hull Western Christian 5-1 69 5
6. Pleasantville 6-0 65 6
7. A-H-S-T-W, Avoca 6-0 62 7
8. West Branch 6-0 52 8
9. Denver 5-1 36 9
10. Bellevue 5-1 21 10

Others receiving votes: Jewell South Hamilton 4. Belmond-Klemme 3.

Record Pts Prv
1. Council Bluffs St. Albert (11) 6-0 135 1
2. Gladbrook-Reinbeck (2) 6-0 119 2
3. Hawarden West Sioux (1) 6-0 114 3
4. Fairbank Wapsie Valley 6-0 90 4
5. Algona Garrigan 6-0 72 5
6. Hudson 6-0 62 7
(tie) Lynnville-Sully 6-0 62 9
8. St. Ansgar 6-0 55 8
9. Southwest Valley 6-0 27 NR
10. Winthrop East Buchanan 5-1 20 NR

Others receiving votes: Packwood Pekin 8. Lawton-Bronson 2. Lisbon 1. New London 1. Britt West Hancock 1. Akron-Westfield 1.

Record Pts Prv
1. Gilbertville-Don Bosco (10) 6-0 134 1
2. Remsen Saint Mary's (3) 6-0 122 2
3. Audubon (1) 6-0 119 3
4. Tripoli 6-0 83 4
5. Newell-Fonda 6-0 66 6
6. Harris-Lake Park 4-1 56 5
7. Sidney 6-0 52 8
8. Riceville 5-1 36 9
9. Graettinger-Terril Ruthven-Ayrshire 5-1 26 7
10. Baxter 5-1 24 NR

Others receiving votes: Westside Ar-We-Va 16. Stanton 10. Colo-NESCO 10. Fremont Mills, Tabor 6. Lone Tree 5. Wyoming Midland 3. Moravia 1. Janesville 1.