City High 46, Waterloo East 22: Iowa City’s 1-2-3 punch knocked Waterloo East straight to its third loss of the 2013 season Friday night.
Big nights by Mitch Wieland, Jake Leohr and Xavier Washpun carried the Little Hawks to a 46-22 victory over the Trojans at Memorial Stadium.
Wieland, the quarterback, threw for 255 yards on 12 completions in 21 attempts. Leohr, the tight, caught five of those passes for 163 yards, including a 75-yarder for a touchdown on City High’s first offensive series.
Washpun, the running back, darted to 145 yards on the ground in just 13 carries. He scored on runs of 6, 34 and 35 yards. The senior also chipped in a 15-yard punt return to set up a Drew Corwell field goal as City High built a 26-6 lead by halfltime.
East countered late in the second quarter when quarterback John Magnuson hit Timoz Buford deep down the right sideline for a 78-yard touchdown strike.
But the Trojans missed two other chances to score. Their first drive on the game ended on an interception at the City High 20. East also turned the ball over on downs at the Little Hawk 18.
Both teams had trouble with ball security in the first half. Aside from the interception, East lost a pair of fumbles. City High also fumbled away the football twice.
East added a pair of consolation touchdowns in the fourth quarter on runs of 11 and 9 yards by Aryeh Miller and Jeremiah Harrison.
– Jim Sullivan, Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier
West Delaware 56, Western Dubuque 21: Brent Lammers and Timmy Tutton led a prolific West Delaware offense as the Hawks opened Class 3A-District 5 play with a 56-21 prep football win over Western Dubuque in Epworth.West Delaware finished with 550 yards of offense — 19 short of a school record — after getting 469 in the first half.
Lammers completed 16 of 18 passes for 293 yards and two touchdowns, one to Tutton and another to Mitch Demmer. Tutton rushed three times for 118 yards, including a 72-yard TD dash. Jake Voss caught six passes for 104 yards and Demmer four for 131.
Noal Baumhover led the Bobcats, completing 14 of 21 for 241 yards and two TDs.
— Bill Logan, correspondent
DECORAH 35, INDEPENDENCE 0 — Holt Johansen scored on the Vikings’ first two possessions and Mikhail Suvorov rushed for 75 yards and a TD as Decorah sailed at home.
Bryce Pierce completed 6 of 10 passes for 80 yards, including a touchdown pass to Kyle Kane.
Decorah (3-0) held the Mustangs to 107 total yards and collected six sacks.
— Darin Svenson, correspondent
CASCADE 21, MONTICELLO 14 — Luke Recker rushed for 142 yards and a touchdown and Nate Bergfeld scored on a 34-yard run with 8:46 left to lift Cascade at home.
Quarterback Derek Lieurance scored the Cougars other TD on a 4-yard run and Mitch Recker sealed with win with an interception with 2:24 left.
Tanner Felton scored both Monticello touchdowns, on runs of 29 and 3 yards, after Cascade had taken a 14-0 lead.
— Pete Temple, correspondent
MID-PRAIRIE 49, CENTRAL LEE 7 — Eessa Baylor rushed for 72 yards and two touchdowns as the Hawks rolled at home.
Nolan Faselt led a 263-yard rushing attack with 80 yards and scored on a 4-yard run. Austin Slabaugh and Canaan Powell also scored for Mid-Prairie.
Reid Miller completed 6 of 10 passes for 83 yards, including a 44-yard TD pass to Zach Schwartz.
BELLEVUE MARQUETTE 30, NORTHEAST 7 — Jace Michels rushed for 176 yards and Kennan Ploessi ran for two touchdowns and passed for another as Marquette won at home.
Ploessi scored on runs of 1 and 4 yards and hit Jake Schroeder on a 29-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter.
NORTH CEDAR 36, ALBURNETT 8 — Jayden Johnson completed 14 of 22 passes for 252 yards and for touchdowns as the Knights (3-0) handed the Pirates (2-1) their first loss of the season.
Derrick Gray was on the receiving end of two of those touchdowns.