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The regular season ended Friday night for 128 of Iowa's 332 high school football teams.

First-round pairings for 32 playoff qualifiers in each of the state's four lowest classes (2A, 1A, A and 8-player) were announced by the Iowa High School Athletic Association Saturday morning. All first-round games are scheduled to be played Friday, Oct. 22 at 7 PM at multiple sites.

Teams that didn't qualify for the playoffs have the option of scheduling a ninth regular season game that would be played on Oct. 22 or sooner. The 108 teams that compete in Iowa's three largest classes (3A, 4A and 5A) are also scheduled to finish their nine-game regular season on Oct. 21 or Oct 22.

First-round playoff qualifiers for the three largest classes are scheduled to be released on Saturday, Oct. 23, along with second-round pairings for the other four classes. The round of 16 in all classes will feature four four-team pods. Winners of each pod advance to the UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls for the state semifinals and finals.

CLASS 2A: FIRST-ROUND PLAYOFF PAIRINGS - Friday, Oct. 22 at 7 PM

The 32-team field includes the top finishers in each of the eight districts. Four four-team pods will be drawn by Iowa High School Athletic Association prior to second-round games.

No. 4 at No. 1 (District Finish)
Garner-Hayfield-Ventura (2-6) at West Lyon, Inwood (6-2)
Sheldon (3-5) at Southeast Valley (7-1)
Spirit Lake (6-2) at Osage (5-3)
West Liberty (3-5) at Waukon (7-1)
Union, LaPorte City (3-5) at Monticello (6-2)
Clarke, Osceola (5-3) at Williamsburg (5-3)
Centerville (4-4) at West Marshall (7-1)
Roland-Story (3-5) at Greene County (7-1)

No. 3 at No. 2 (District Finish)
Estherville Lincoln Central (5-3) at Central Lyon/George-Little Rock (5-3)
Red Oak (3-5) at OABCIG (7-1)
Unity Christian, Orange City (5-3) at Clear Lake (5-3)
New Hampton (5-3) at North Fayette Valley (7-1)
Wahlert Catholic, Dubuque (3-5) at Camanche (5-3)
Northeast (4-4) at Mid-Prairie, Wellman (5-3)
Davis County, Bloomfield (4-4) at Iowa Falls-Alden (5-3)
PCM (4-4) at Clarinda (4-4)

CLASS 1A: FIRST-ROUND PLAYOFF PAIRINGS - Friday, Oct. 22 at 7 PM

The 32-team field includes the top finishers in each of the eight districts. Four four-team pods will be drawn by Iowa High School Athletic Association prior to second-round games.

No. 4 at No. 1 (District Finish)
West Monona, Onawa (2-6) at West Sioux, Hawarden (7-1)
Emmetsburg (3-5) at South Central Calhoun (7-1)
Eagle Grove (3-5) at Dike-New Hartford (8-0)
South Hardin (3-5) at Beckman Catholic, Dyersville (8-0)
Cascade (4-4) at Regina, Iowa City (8-0)
Durant (2-6) at Sigourney/Keota (8-0)
Pleasantville (4-4) at Van Meter (8-0)
Nodaway Valley/Orient-Macksburg (4-4) at Underwood (8-0)

No. 3 at No. 2 (District Finish)
Kuemper Catholic, Carroll (4-4) at Western Christian, Hull (3-5)
Interstate 35, Truro (4-4) at Woodward-Granger (5-3)
MFL-Mar-Mac (6-2) at Denver (7-1)
Aplington-Parkersburg (5-3) at Columbus Catholic, Waterloo (6-2)
Cardinal, Eldon (5-3) at West Branch (6-2)
Mediapolis (5-3) at Pella Christian (7-1)
South Hamilton, Jewell (4-4) at ACGC (7-1)
Ridge View (5-3) at Treynor (6-2)

CLASS A: FIRST-ROUND PLAYOFF PAIRINGS - Friday, Oct. 22 at 7 PM

The 32-team field includes the top finishers in each of the eight districts. Four four-team pods will be drawn by Iowa High School Athletic Association prior to second-round games.

No. 4 at No. 1 (District Finish)
Tri-Center, Neola (5-3) at Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn (6-2)
Alta-Aurelia (5-3) at West Hancock, Britt (8-0)
Saint Ansgar (3-5) at Grundy Center (7-1)
Nashua-Plainfield (4-4) at North Linn, Troy Mills (8-0)
Bellevue (5-3) at Lisbon (7-1)
Highland, Riverside (3-5) at Lynnvilly-Sully (7-1)
Madrid (3-5) at Mount Ayr (6-2)
AHSTW, Avoca (4-4) at Woodbury Central, Moville (7-1)

No. 3 at No. 2 (District Finish)
IKM-Manning (5-3) at South O’Brien, Paullina (6-2)
Starmont (3-5) at North Butler (7-1)
Alburnett (4-4) at Wapsie Valley, Fairbank (6-2)
Newman Catholic, Mason City (6-2) at East Buchanan, Winthrop (7-1)
North Tama, Traer (6-2) at Wapello (6-2)
Earlham (5-3) at Belle Plaine (6-2)
Ogden (4-4) at Southwest Valley (6-2)
Gehlen Catholic, LeMars (5-3) at Logan-Magnolia (7-1)

8-PLAYER: FIRST-ROUND PLAYOFF PAIRINGS - Friday, Oct. 22 at 7 PM

The 32-team field includes the top three finishers in each of the 10 districts and two at-large qualifiers based on the +/-17 point tiebreaker. Four four-team pods will be drawn by Iowa High School Athletic Association prior to second-round games.

No. 4 at No. 1 (District Finish)
Springville (4-4) at Turkey Valley, Jackson Junction (8-0)
East Mills (4-4) at CAM, Anita (8-0)

No. 3 at No. 1 (District Finish)
Exira/Elk Horn-Kimballton (5-3) at St. Mary’s, Remsen (8-0)
Kingsley-Pierson (4-4) at Harris-Lake Park (6-2)
Tripoli (5-3) at Don Bosco, Gilbertville (6-2)
Dunkerton (4-4) at Easton Valley (8-0)
Edgewood-Colesburg (5-3) at WACO, Wayland (8-0)
New London (4-3) at Montezuma (9-0)
BGM, Brooklyn (5-3) at Martensdale-St. Marys (6-2)
Lamoni (4-4) at Lenox (8-0)

No. 3 at No. 2 (District Finish)
Northwood-Kensett (6-2) at Kee, Lansing (7-1)
Stanton/Essex (6-2) at Audubon (7-1)

No. 2 at No. 2 (District Finish - Host Determined By Point Differential)
Newell-Fonda (7-1) at Janesville (7-1)
Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire (7-1) at Gladbrook-Reinbeck (7-1)
English Valleys, North English (6-1) at Southeast Warren, Liberty Center (5-3)
Baxter (7-1) at Fremont-Mills, Tabor (5-3)

8-Player Semifinals: Don Bosco vs. Fremont-Mills (Nov. 12, 2020)

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