Here’s a look at the playoff scenarios composed by Radio Iowa Football Friday Night’s Scott Pierce.
West Des Moines Dowling Catholic
West Des Moines Valley
Sioux City Heelan
AT-LARGE TEAMS (4) NEXT WEEK’S GAME -5 BUBBLE TEAMS
Ames 365 Fort Dodge(50-30) Roosevelt, Newton
Lincoln 360 East (45-25) Council Bluffs Lincoln, Roosevelt
SIOUX CITY EAST 355 SC WEST (45-25) CB LINCOLN, Roosevelt
Fort Dodger 335 Ames (50-30) Johnston, Newton
Ankeny 320 S-E Polk (50-30) Johnston
Southeast Polk 315 Ankeny (50-30) C-B Lincoln, Johnston
Ottumwa 315 Roosevelt (45-30) Johnston
Johnston 315 Indianola (45-25) Roosevelt
C-B Lincoln 305 S-C North (45-25) Newton
Newton 305 Marshalltown (45-25) C-B Lincoln
Roosevelt 300 Ottumwa (50-30) Johnston
Only the CIML Metro conference is at stake. Des Moines Lincoln can claim that crown with a win. The Railsplitters are assured at least of an at-large berth. A Des Moines Lincoln loss could complicate things to the extent that Des Moines East could win the conference crown outright with a 4-5 record. Ames is one of the at-large teams. Sioux City East and Fort Dodge can nab two of the there three available spots with wins. Sioux City East can get in with a loss should Council Bluffs Lincoln or Des Moines Rossevelt win in week nine.
Iowa City High
AT-LARGE TEAMS (5) NEXT WEEK’S GAME -5 BUBBLE TEAMS
Bettendorf 360 Davenport Central (45-25) Pleasant Valley
C-R Kennedy 340 Linn-Mar (45-25) (NONE)
Prairie 340 Cedar Falls (50-30) (NONE)
North Scott 335 Clinton(50-30) Pleasant Valley
Clinton 335 North Scott (50-30) Pleasant Valley
Washington 335 I-C High (50-30) (NONE)
(Bettendorf beat Clinton)
(Kennedy beat Prairie; Prairie beat Washington; Washington beat Kennedy)
All of the conference championships have been claimed. Bettendorf and Cedar Rapids Prairie can clinch two of the five at-large berths with wins.
DISTRICT 1 Humboldt/Le Mars
DISTRICT 2 Boone/Clear Lake
DISTRICT 4 West Delaware
DISTRICT 5 Oskaloosa/Washington
DISTRICT 6 Grinnell or Williamsburg Grinnell or Williamsburg
DISTRICT 7 Waukee
DISTRICT 8 Harlan or Creston
KEY GAMES: Decorah (5-1) @ Waukon (4-2)
Independence @ New Hampton (5-1)
Crestwood (4-2) @ Charles City (4-2)
Decorah and New Hampton have the most control. Wins by both will give them the district crown and runner-up spots respectively. Decorah wins the district with a win, or combinations of Independence and Crestwood wins. New Hampton can win the district with a win and a Waukon win, or a combination of Waukon and Charles City wins.
Waukon can get a runner-up spot with a win, coupled with wins by New Hampton and Charles City. Another possibility involves a Waukon win, with wins by Independence and Charles City giving Waukon the runner-up spot.
Should Waukon, New Hampton, and Crestwood win, New Hampton would claim the district championship. The 13-point tie-breaker would have to settle the runner-up spot between Decorah and Waukon.
Head to head tie-breakers: Decorah beat New Hampton and Crestwood.; New Hampton Charles City, Waukon, and Crestwood; Waukon beat Charles City; Crestwood beat Waukon ; Charles City beat Decorah.
Points accumulated through the 13-point system: Decorah 52; New Hampton 40; Charles City 32; Waukon 27; Crestwood 18.
KEY GAMES: Marion (5-2) @ Mount Vernon (4-2)
West Delaware @ Vinton-Shellsburg (4-2)
Marion is in with a win. Mount Vernon must win and have West Delaware win to get in. Because they don’t have enough points, Vinton-Shellsburg can’t get in.
Points accumulated through the 13-point system: Marion 64; Mount Vernon 26; Vinton-Shellsburg 17.
West Delaware champ.
Grinnell and Williamsburg are in the playoffs. Their week 9 game at Grinnell will decide champ and runner-up.
KEY GAMES: Winterset (5-1) @ Dallas Center-Grimes (4-2)
Perry @ ADM (4-2)
Winterset is in with a win. Dallas Center-Grimes must win and have Perry win to get in. Should Dallas Center-Grimes and ADM win, Winterset would get the playoff spot.
Points accumulated through the 13-point system: Winterset 63; ADM 31; Dallas Center-Grimes 26.
DISTRICT 1 Sheldon/West Lyon
DISTRICT 2 Fort Dodge ST. Edmond Emmetsburg
DISTRICT 3 North Fayette
DISTRICT 4 Solon Center Point-Urbana
DISTRICT 6 Sigourney-Keota
DISTRICT 8 Carroll Kuemper/Clarinda
KEY GAMES: Clarion-Goldfield (5-1) @ Union (4-2)
Osage (4-2) @ Garner-Hayfield
Clarion-Goldfield is in with a win. Union is in with a win and a win by Garner-Hayfield, or a win by five or more points. OSAGE needs a win by at least 10 and a Union win to get a chance on points.
Head-to-head tie-breaker: Osage beat Union.
Points accumulated through the 13-point system: Union 35; Clarion-Goldfield 34, Osage 26.
KEY GAMES: West Liberty (5-1) @ Wilton (6-0)
Louisa-Muscatine @ Mid-Prairie (5-1)
Wilton is in the playoffs. They can claim the district crown with a win. That would give Mid-Prairie the runner-up spot, win or lose, because Mid-Prairie beat West Liberty. West Liberty needs a win and a Louisa-Muscatine win to get the district crown. It is the only way they can get in.
Should West Liberty and Mid-Prairie both win, Mid-Prairie and Wilton would get the playoff spots. Points would determine champ and runner-up.
Points accumulated through the 13-point system: Wilton 66; Mid-Prariie 46; West Liberty 34.
KEY GAME: West Burlington-Nortre Dame (4-2) @ Albia (4-2)
The winner of this game is in. Davis County is also 4-2, but lost to both West Burlington-Notre Dame and Albia.
KEY GAMES: Grundy Center (4-2) @ North Polk (5-1)
Bondurant-Farrar @ PCM (5-1)
CMB @ Roland-Story (4-2)
PCM and North Polk have the most control with wins by both giving them the championship and runner-up spot respectively. Grundy Center can get the runner-up spot with a win.
Norht Polk can win the district with a win and a Bondurant-Farrar win. The runner-up spot would be determined by points.
In case of a four-way tie, PCM will win the district and Grundy Cemter will be the runner-up.
Head-to-head tie-breaker: Grundy Center beat Roland-Story; PCM beat North Polk and Grundy Center; North Polk beat Roland-Story; and Roland-Story beat PCM.
Points accumulated through the 13-point system: North Polk 50; PCM 27; Roland-Story 24; Grundy Center 11.
DISTRICT 5 Starmont/Tipton
DISTRICT 6 West Branch
DISTRICT 7 AGWSR
DISTRICT 8 Pleasantville
KEY GAMES: Logan-Magnolia (5-1) @ Underwood (5-1)
ST. Albert (5-1) @ Riverside
Audubon @ Griswold (4-2)
Logan-Magnolia can win the district with a win. They can get in with a loss and a Riverside win.
ST. Albert is in with a win. Coupled with a win by Underwood, they are district champs.
Possible three-way ties include Logan-Magnolia, ST. Albert, and Griswold. The runner-up spot would go to points between Logan-Magnolia and ST. Aalbert The other possible scenario involves Underwood, ST. Aalbert and Griswold. ST. Albert would get the runner-up spot because of wins over Underwood and Griswold. Griswold can’t get in the playoffs.
Head-to-head tie-breakers: Logan-Magnolia beat ST. Albert; Underwood beat Griswold; ST. Albert beat Underwood and Griswold; Groswold beat Logan-Magnolia.
Points accumulated through the 13-point system: Logan-Magnolia 56; ST. Albert 48; Underwood 34; Griswold 16.
KEY GAMES: South O’Brien (5-1) @ Pocahontas (6-0)
Hinton vs. Sioux Centeral(5-1)
Pocahontas is in the playoffs. They win the district with a win.
South O’Brien wins the district with a win and a Hinton win.
Sioux Central gets the runner-up spot with a win and a win by Pocahontas.
Possible three-way tie would give Pocahontas the district title, with points settling the runner-up spot.
Head-to-head tie-breakers: Pocahontas beat Sioux Central; Sioux Central beat South O’Brien.
Points accumulated through the 13-point system: Pocahontas 60; Sioux Central 30; South O’Brien 30.
KEY GAMES: Aplington-Parkersburg (6-0) @ Saint Ansgar (5-1)
Algona Garrigan (5-1) @ North Butler
Aplington-Parkersburg wins the district with a win. Saint Ansgar wins the district with a win and a North Butler win. That would give Aplington-Parkersburg the runner-up spot.
A possible three-way tie would go to points for champ and runner-up.
Head-to-head tie-breakers: Aplington-Parkersburg beat Algona Garrigan; Algona Garrivan beat Saint Ansgar.
Points accumulated through the 13-point system: Aplington-Parkersburg 66; Algona Garrigan 61; Saint Ansgar 52.
KEY GAMES: Gladbrook-Reinbeck (5-1) @ Nashua-Plainfield (6-0)
Dike-New Hartfort (5-1) @ Turkey Valley
Nashua-Plainfield wins the district with a win. They get in the playoffs with a loss and a Turkey Valley win. They can also get in with less than a 13-point loss.
Dike-New Hartford gets the runner-up spot with a win and a Nashua-Plainfield win.
Gladbrook-Reinbeck gets the district crown with a win and a Turkey Valley win.
Head-to-head tie-breakers: Dike-New Hartford beat Gladbrook-Reinbeck.
Points accumulated through the 13-point system: Nashua-Plainfield 71; Dike-New Hartford 57; Gladbrook-Reinbeck 45.
KEY GAMES: Iowa City Regina (5-1) @ Pekin (4-2)
Montezuma (4-2) @ Cardinal
Iowa City Regina is in with a win, or loss and a win by Montezuma.
Pekin is in with a win and a Cardinal win.
Head-to-head tie-breakers: Iowa City Regina beat Montezuma; Montezuma beat Pekin.
Points accumulated through the 13-point system: Iowa City Regina 62; Pekin 33; Montezuma 18.
KEY GAME: Eldora-New Providence (5-1) @ Prairie Valley (5-1).
Winner of this game gets the runner-up spot.
KEY GAMES: I-35 (4-2) @ Mount Ayr (4-2)
Central Decatur (4-2) @ Pleasantville
I-35 is in with a win.
Mount Ayr is in with a win and a Pleasantville win.
Central Decatur must win and have Mount Ayr win.
Head-to-head tie-breakers: I-35 beat Central Decatur; Cemtra; Decatur beat Mount Ayr.
Points accumulated through the 13-point system: I-35 50; Mount Ayr 21; Central Decatur 10.
DISTRICT 1 West Bend-Mallard Newell-Fonda
DISTRICT 2 West Hancock Riceville