Van Meter’s Katie Linsday boots game-winning field goal in Iowa Class 1A championship game

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Katie Lindsay made history Thursday in Van Meter’s 17-14 win over West Sioux in the Iowa Class 1A championship game. The sophomore kicker booted a 27-yard field goal with 7:21 to go in the game that gave Van Meter a 17-7 lead. Lindsay also knocked home her two extra point tries.

It was the first-time in Iowa high school football history that a female scored points in a state championship game.

The sophomore kicker booted a 27-yard field goal with 7:21 to go in the game that gave Van Meter a 17-7 lead. Lindsay also knocked home her two extra point tries.

The state title is Van Meter’s second overall high school football championship. It’s first since 2017.

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