Ankeny begins 2021 ranked No. 1 in Iowa Top 10 high school football rankings

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The top of the first 2021 in-season High School Football America Iowa Top 10 looks just like the final 2020 rankings powered by NFL Play Football. Defending 4A state champ Ankeny starts at No. 1, followed by Southeast Polk, the 2020 4A runner-up.

This year, both teams are in Iowa’s new 5A classification

This week, Ankeny plays crosstown rival Ankeny Centennial, while SEP plays No. 4 Valley (West Des Moines).

High School Football America Iowa Top 10

TeamRecordLast Week
No. 1 Ankeny(1-0)1
No. 2 Southeast Polk(1-0)2
No. 3 Urbandale(1-0)3
 No. 4 Valley (West Des Moines)(1-0)4
No. 5 Dowling Catholic (0-1)5
No. 6 Kennedy (Cedar Rapids)(1-0)6
 No. 7 Iowa City HS(1-0)7
No. 8 Harlan(1-0)8
No. 9 Xavier (Cedar Rapids)(1-0)9
No. 10 North Scott(1-0)10

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

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