IHSAA- The Iowa High School Athletic Association released their first edition of their inaugural football rankings starting with Class 2A, Class 1A, Class A, and 8-Player. The rankings for Class 5A, Class 4A, and Class 3A will start on October 2nd.
In Class 2A, Central Lyon/George-Little Rock is on top of the rankings as they have dominated the competition, having allowed only 43 points through five games. Van Meter and West Lyon follow in the rankings as they both are undefeated. Tipton had allowed only 26 points through four weeks before suffering a tough 35-7 loss to Camanche; despite the loss, the Tigers are ranked 9th.
Grundy Center is #1 in Class 1A with a 5-0 record followed by a 4-1 Underwood team. #3 Regina Catholic, #4 Denver, #6 Treynor, #9 Wilton are the other undefeated teams in the rankings. Dike-New Hartford rounds out the list with a 3-2 record.
The top team in Class A is Saint Ansgar, who is undefeated. Woodbury Central and West Hancock follow in the rankings at the #2 and #3 spots, respectively. There are six teams in Class A that have an undefeated record with the rest of the teams holding on to a 4-1 record.
The top five teams are undefeated for 8-Player with Winfield-Mt. Union holding the top spot in the rankings followed by Gladbrook-Reinbeck and Bedford, respectively. The Wolves are explosive on offense, averaging 60 points per game. Cam Buffington has totaled 1,157 yards and 19 touchdowns through the first five games of the season. Additionally, Winfield-Mt. Union has defeated two ranked teams: #7 Central City and #10 WACO.
#10 WACO took down probable playoff teams in Fremont-Mills and Iowa Valley on their way to a 4-1 record. Clayton Miller has done a stellar job taking over the quarterback position for the Warriors with 472 passing yards and 8 passing touchdowns. Colton Leichty leads the defense with three sacks.
For a full look at the rankings, follow this link: Football Rankings.