High School football playoff action began last night and here in southeast Iowa teams not only had to battle each other but also heavy rain showers at times.
Lynnville Sully defeated Waco in Class “A” action on the Warriors home field 40-8. Bryce Achen caught a Braden Blake 54 yard touchdown pass for the only Waco score. Waco ends the year with a 5-5 record. Lynnville sully plays Monday night at BGM who rolled over Van Buren 83-6.
Pekin blanked Lone Tree 43-0 and will play at Lisbon Monday, the Lions beat Montezuma 26-21.
In Class 2A area games, Mediapolis rolled to a first round win over PCM by a 21-0 score and will host Bonduarant-Farrar Monday. Albia downed L&M 29-6 to end the Falcons season, Mid Prairie beat Davis County 36-8 and will play at Albia Monday.
Class 3A saw Washington roll over Carlisle 49-15, Demons play host to Oskaloosa Monday, the Indians beat Centerville 21-14. Pella beat Fairfield 56-14 and Williamsburg won over Norwalk 24-17 in overtime. Williamsburg will play at Pella Monday.
Class 4A Regional Volleyball has semi final matches tonight.
Mt. Pleasant opened up the tournament volleyball trail with a sweep over Keokuk in Panther Gym Monday night. MPHS is now 29-4 on the year and will play in the Regional Semi Finals at Solon against the #2 ranked Spartans tonight. KILJ-FM 105.5 and kilj.com will carry the match live.
Fairfield defeated Oskaloosa 3-0 Monday and will now play at 15th ranked Clear Creek-Amana.
Davenport North beat North Scott 3-2, Ft. Madison swept Washington so now the Bloodhounds will play at 7th ranked Davenport Assumption tonight while Davenport North plays at 10th ranked Marion.
Class 3A Regional Volleyball semi finals will also be played tonight.
Mediapolis swept L&M on Bud McLearn Court in first round Regional play Monday night. The Bullettes now will host Davis County tonight. Davis County beat Central Lee 3-0 in their first round match. Camanche edged Tipton 3-2 and #8th ranked Mt. Vernon rolled over West Liberty 3-0. Camanche plays at Mt. Vernon this evening.
5A Regional action will have Burlington playing at Muscatine.
Friday night’s Region #8 Class 1A semi final pairings has Moravia playing at Holy trinity Catholic and Winfield Mt. Union playing North Mahaska at Sigourney.
Region #7 Friday night, New London travels to West Liberty to play Calamus-Wheatland. Bellevue Marquette plays Springville.
Class 2A West Burlington plays Iowa City Regina on the Regals home court Friday night. Durant plays West Branch in the other semi.
The 2013 World Series was won by Boston in Boston last night with a 6-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals. It’s the 3rd Worlds Series Title in the last ten years for the Red Sox and first time since 1918 they clinched the title at home.