A big shake up in the Class-A rankings highlights this week's Iowa high school football poll, released by the Associated Press on Monday (Oct. 9, 2017).

The juggling among the top 10 was the result of top-ranked Council Bluffs St. Albert and No. 2 Gladbrook-Reinbeck -- both playing at home -- suffering their first losses of the season over the weekend.

St. Albert fell to ninth-ranked Southwest Valley of Corning, 8-7, on a rain-soaked and muddy field Friday night. The Timberwolves (7-0) scored with 6.9 seconds remaining and converted the two-point play. They jumped to No. 2 in the rankings following the win, while the Falcons (6-1) dropped to No. 7.

Two-time defending state champion Gladbrook-Reinbeck had its 29-game winning streak snapped by No. 6 Hudson in a lightning-postponed game that was played in pouring rain late Saturday afternoon. Hudson kicked a field goal on the final play of the first half and recorded a safety with just under two minutes to play to beat the Rebels 5-0 in the slop at the "The Pit" in Gladbrook. The Pirates (7-0) jumped to No. 3 in the poll after the victory, while Gladbrook-Reinbeck (6-1) fell to No. 8.

Also featured in the Class-A poll are Wapsie Valley and East Buchanan (6-1), which kept a hold on its No. 10 ranking. The Warriors (7-0) dropped one spot from No. 4 to No. 5, despite Friday night's 34-0 shutout of Starmont.

The week's survey also produced an oddity. Waukon and La Porte City Union -- ranked No. 8 and 10, respectively, last week -- swapped positions in the Class-2A rankings, even after the higher-rated Indians beat the Knights 50-35.

In all, 11 teams from the Cedar Valley and northeast Iowa are featured in this week's poll.


The Top Ten teams in the Associated Press Iowa high school football polls of the 2017 season with first-place votes in parentheses and won-loss record, total points and position last week at right:

RecordPtsPrv
1. West Des Moines Dowling (14)7-01491
2. Iowa City West (1)7-01332
3. West Des Moines Valley7-01203
4. Bettendorf6-1994
5. Cedar Falls6-1845
6. Johnston6-1806
7. Waukee6-1617
8. Cedar Rapids Prairie6-1369
9. Eldridge North Scott6-124NR
10. Council Bluffs Lewis Central6-116NR

Others receiving votes: Southeast Polk 12. Ankeny Centennial 6. Dubuque Senior 2. Cedar Rapids Kennedy 2. Pleasant Valley 1.

RecordPtsPrv
1. Solon (8)7-0136T1
2. Dallas Center-Grimes (2)7-0134T1
3. Cedar Rapids Xavier (4)7-01173
4. Pella6-11044
5. Sergeant Bluff-Luton (1)7-0985
6. Harlan6-1638
7. Manchester West Delaware6-1509
8. Waverly-Shell Rock6-1396
9. Glenwood6-12810
10. Webster City6-125NR

Others receiving votes: Storm Lake 13. Carlisle 8. Davenport Assumption 3. Decorah 2. Washington 2. Sioux City Heelan 1. Boone 1. Norwalk 1.

RecordPtsPrv
1. Boyden-Hull-RV (10)6-11412
2. Mount Vernon7-01234
3. Cascade (2)7-01183
4. Sioux Center (1)7-0855
5. Clear Lake6-1716
6. Monroe PCM (2)6-1677
7. Williamsburg6-1581
8. Union, La Porte City6-14410
9. South Central Calhoun6-1439
10. Waukon5-2428

Others receiving votes: Aplington-Parkersburg 21. Sheldon 9. West Liberty 3.

RecordPtsPrv
1. Inwood West Lyon (10)7-01441
2. Van Meter (3)7-01272
3. Pella Christian (1)7-01253
4. Iowa City Regina (1)5-2964
5. A-H-S-T-W, Avoca7-0957
6. West Branch7-0758
7. Denver6-1569
8. Bellevue6-13510
9. Pleasantville6-1276
10. Hull Western Christian5-2205

Others receiving votes: Jewell South Hamilton 11. Belmond-Klemme 6. Des Moines Christian 5. IKM/Manning 2. Wilton 1.

RecordPtsPrv
1. Hawarden West Sioux (10)7-01393
2. Southwest Valley (1)7-01059
3. Hudson (1)7-01046
4. Algona Garrigan7-0845
5. Fairbank Wapsie Valley (2)7-0784
6. Lynnville-Sully7-0717
7. Council Bluffs St. Albert6-1701
8. Gladbrook-Reinbeck (1)6-1672
9. St. Ansgar7-0668
10. Winthrop East Buchanan6-12410

Others receiving votes: Packwood Pekin 9. Le Mars Gehlen Catholic 3. Lawton-Bronson 2. New London 1. Alburnett 1. Britt West Hancock 1.

RecordPtsPrv
1. Gilbertville-Don Bosco (10)7-01421
2. Remsen Saint Mary's (3)7-01322
3. Audubon (2)7-01283
4. Tripoli7-0914
5. Newell-Fonda7-0845
6. Sidney7-0747
7. Riceville6-1458
8. Baxter6-13810
9. Graettinger-Terril Ruthven-Ayrshire4-2329
10. Stanton7-119NR

Others receiving votes: Harris-Lake Park 16. Lone Tree 14. HLV, Victor 8. Fremont Mills, Tabor 1. Moravia 1.