Independence 38, Charles City 13
The Charles City Comet Football team surrendered 30 unanswered points to the Independence Mustangs and never overcame four turnovers Friday night. Here’s KCHA’s Erik Hoefer.
Osage 60, North Butler 0
The Osage Green Devils are sitting atop their district by themselves after smashing North Butler Friday night. Here’s Nolan Peters.
Rockford 34, Tripoli 32
A missed field goal and a failed two point conversion – the difference between Rockford and Tripoli Friday night. The Warriors snubbed Tripoli 34-32. Quarterback Jacob Staudt ran for 156 yards on 30 carries and bagged two touchdowns. He also had 58 yards through the air and threw a score to Brett Hansen. Kaden Lyman ran 18 times for 74 yards and bagged a pair of touchdowns. Rockford is now 6-1 and travels to Riceville Friday.
Saint Ansgar 40, South Winneshiek 39
Saint Ansgar keeps their postseason hopes a live with a 40-39 win over South Winneshiek. The Saint’s Jack Sievert and Collin Kramer combined for 289 of the 415 rushing yards and five rushing touchdowns in the win. Kramer also threw for 58 yards and a score. The Saints are 5-2 and travel to Mason City Newman Friday.
Central Springs 20, Nashua-Plainfield 0
The Nashua-Plainfield Huskies fall to 0-7 on the season with a 20-0 blanking at the hands of Central Springs. John Krull netted 60 yards on 16 carries and quarterback Michael Stille completed two passes for 15 yards. The Huskies are at Starmont Friday.
Riceville 54, North Iowa 20
The Riceville Wildcats broke a four-game losing streak by downing North Iowa 54-20 Friday night. Carter Mauer ran for 114 yards on 19 carries. Lawson Losee ran for two touchdowns, but the scoring came from quarterback Sully Fair who threw for 79 yards and four touchdowns – two to Ryan Larsen and Keaton Shane and Tanner Swenson each had a TD reception. Riceville is 3-4 and hosts Rockford Friday.
Iowa State 48, #22 Oklahoma State 42
Freshman quarterback Brock Purdy had a huge day and Iowa State got in the win column in Big-12 play. Purdy came in for starter Zeb Noland and passed for 318 yards and four touchdowns and added 84 yards if rushing and a score in a 48-42 win at Oklahoma State.
That’s Iowa State coach Matt Campbell who says Purdy’s ability to run gave the offense a boost.
Iowa State is 2-3 overall and will host unbeaten West Virginia next week.
Iowa 48, Minnesota 31
Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz is not sure who will start at middle linebacker when the Hawkeyes visit Indiana. Jack Hockaday suffered a leg injury in ther first half of a win at Minnesota and backup Amani Jones was ejected for targeting and will miss the first half against the Hoosiers.
Injuries forced the Hawkeyes to start a pair of true freshmen at corneer against the Gophers. Julius Brents had one interception and Riley Moss had two.
It was a big day for Iowa tight end T.J. Hockenson who had a pair of toucvhdowns, including a four yard run on a trock play thastr gave the Hawkeyes a 21-7 lead.
Iowa is 4-1.