There are four area games that all have first-place district implications on the line. The winner would control their own destiny and either take sole possession of first place or share it going into week seven.
Here’s tonight’s preview of Decorah and Charles City
#9 Saint Ansgar at #1 Hudson
In what could be the biggest matchup of the area, ninth-ranked Saint Ansgar is traveling to number one Hudson tonight. The Saints are 4-1 and have won three in a row after being upset by Osage. Hudson thumped BCLUW 49-0 last week.
Osage at #9 Sumner-Fredricksburg
It’s a battle between Class 1A’s best defense and best offense. It’s undefeated Sumner-Fredricksburg versus 3-2 Osage. Here is Cougar coach Brad Mohs:
Osage is coming off a 32-20 win over Denver last week and Sumner-Fred used two defensive scores to down Lake Mills 32-7. This game can be heard on our sister station 98-7 kiss-country.
Nashua-Plainfield at South Winneshiek
The 0-5 Nashua-Plainfield Huskies have not scored a single point all season. Tongiht they’ll try to fire up their offense against the South Winneshiek Warriors. South Winn is 3-2 and coming off a 15-12 loss to Wapsie Valley.
North Butler vs. Lake Mills
North Butler looks to snap a four game skid hosting Lake Mills tonight. The Bearcats are coming off of a 42-7 beat down to Aplington-Parkersburg. Lake Mills is also 1-4.
North Iowa at Rockford
The 4-1 Rockford Warriors host 1-4 North Iowa tonight. The Warriors are coming off of a 49-42 thriller over Janesville last week. Dunkerton hung 66 points on North Iowa.
Riceville versus Dunkerton
2-3 Riceville looks to snap a three-game losing streak tonight as they host Dunkerton. Dunkerton beat North Iowa last week 66-42. Riceville lost to Northwood-Kensett last week 41-0.