Dowling Catholic finished No. 1 in final High School Football America Iowa Top 5

Iowa top 5

Dowling Catholic, fresh off its fifth straight Iowa 4A state high school football championship, is the No. 1 team in the final High School Football America Iowa Top 5 that is created with our proprietary algorithm.  The Maroons, who spent most of the season in the No. 1 spot, climbs-over Iowa City West, which lost to Dowling in the title game.

3A champ Xavier finishes No. 3 after beating Pella, which was going after a four-peat at the UNI-Dome last week.

High School Football America Iowa Top 5

No. 1 Dowling Catholic 12-1, LW: #2

No. 2 Iowa City West 12-1, LW: #1

No. 3 Xavier 13-0, LW: #4

No. 4 Pella 11-2, LW: #3

No. 5 Ankeny Centennial 9-3, LW: #5

Editor’s Note: The High School Football America national, regional and state rankings are developed using our proprietary algorithm.

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