Week 3 of the Iowa highschool soccer season has come and gone now, with a number of thrilling matchups taking place throughout the state.
A number of top-10 groups went down and the Little Cy-Hawk sport between Ames and Iowa Metropolis has been completely bonkers. There was clashes between titans in 5A as Dowling handed Ankeny its first lack of the marketing campaign. Des Moines Hoover, who almost did not area a group in 2022, bought its first win of the season.
We had all that and extra Friday night time. Catch all the largest highlights and get a glance again in any respect of our protection of the week that was across the soccer fields of Iowa.
Compensate for Week 3 motion
11:00 p.m. Little Cy-Hawk goes to Iowa Metropolis
The Little Hawks dominated within the second half and earned a 55-19 win over No. 9 Ames. The win strikes Metropolis to 2-1 on the 12 months and the Little Cyclones fall to 2-1.
10:40 p.m. We bought a working clock
Iowa Metropolis is placing the harm on No. 9 Ames proper now within the Little Cy-Hawk sport. It is 55-19 late within the third quarter and the refs have determined to maneuver to a working clock to hurry issues alongside. Until one thing miraculous occurs, Ames will probably be getting its first loss on the season tonight.
10:20 p.m. Nevada rolls away with a win
The Cubs struggled early, however walked away with an enormous 49-26 win over Roland-Story to maneuver to 2-1.
10:10 p.m. Lewis Central stays undefeated
The No. 1 Titans toppled No. 7 Norwalk fairly simply, working away with a 49-27 win to stay flawless on the season.
9:56 p.m. Hoover earns first win
Des Moines Hoover bought its first win of the season with a nail-biting 35-33 win over Sioux Metropolis West.
Fairly spectacular stuff from a program that just about did not area a group this season.
9:50 p.m. Lewis Central working it up
The No. 1 ranked group in Class 4A is racking up the factors on No. 7 Norwalk. Titans take a 22- level lead after Braylon Kammarad hit Curtis Witte from about 30 yards out.
Norwalk has an extended technique to go and never a variety of time to do it, just below 10 minutes left on this one.
9:45 p.m. Ronnie Main- distinction maker
The Iowa Metropolis working again has his third rating of the primary half to provide the Little Hawks a 41-19 lead over No. 9 Ames with underneath a minute to go within the half.
This child is fairly good!
9:40 p.m. Nevada stormed again
We did not see a ton of updates on this sport, however final we checked Nevada was down. However, the Cubs did not let an early deficit get of their heads. They now lead 35-19 headed into the ultimate quarter.
9:38 p.m. Hoover hanging on by a thread
The Huskies had an enormous lead, however now lead by simply two after a Sioux Metropolis West landing. Hoover up 35-33 late within the fourth quarter as they seek for their first win of the season.
9:30 p.m. I simply cannot sustain with Iowa Metropolis- Ames
Each time I lookup any person scores once more. Now Iowa Metropolis leads 34-19 and wanted simply two performs to reply after one other Jalen Leuth rating. His group could also be down, however the Little Cyclones’ wideout is having himself an evening.
It isn’t even halftime
9:23 p.m. Dowling takes down Ankeny
The No. 4 Maroons bought their second straight win, topping No. 3 Ankeny 17-10. It is the primary lack of the season for the Hawks.
9:21 p.m. Urbandale tops Valley
The J-Hawks got here away with their second win of the season Friday night time. Urbandale bought a area objective in additional time after which the protection held robust and triggered a turnover to topple No. 7 WDM Valley.
9:20 p.m. Iowa Metropolis buzzing
Maybe Kirk Ferentz may take some pointers from Metropolis Excessive. Ronnie Main bought his second rating of the night time, on consecutive carries. This time he hit paydirt from 18 yards out to provide the Little Hawks a 27-12 lead over No. 9 Ames.
9:15 p.m. Lewis Central pulling away
No. 1 Lewis Central bought a little bit of a scare when Norwalk scored to make it a 7-point sport. However the high group in Class 4A doubled its lead on a Braylon Kammrad landing go to Luciano Fidone to make it 35-21 late within the third quarter.
9:10 p.m. Little Cy-Hawk is wild
After Ames went right down to make it a one-point sport on one other connection between Dallas Sauser and Jalen Leuth, Metropolis Excessive scored on the primary play of their subsequent drive because of a 67-yard rating from Ronnie Main.
Little Hawks up 20-12 with 8:50 left within the first half.
9:05 p.m. Free soccer for Urbandale and Valley
The J-Hawks and No. 7 Tigers are headed to additional time with the groups tied at 7. Would not be shocked if a turnover finally ends up successful it with the best way each defenses have been taking part in in that one.
9:00 p.m. Dowling WR dazzles
Dowling wideout Cooper Nicholson got here down with a fully insane seize for 23-yards on fourth down. He jumped into the air and ripped the ball out of an Ankeny defender contained in the five-yard line. The Maroons could not hit paydirt after a penalty, however the seize arrange a area objective to increase their lead.
Dowling up 17-10 with about 4 minutes left within the contest.
8:55 p.m. Ames’ offense wakes up
The No. 9 Little Cyclones discovered their first rating of the Little Cy-Hawk sport because of a 2-yard strike from Dallas Sauser to Jalen Leuth on fourth and objective. That capped a seven-play, 8–yard scoring drive.
Little Hawks up 13-7 on the finish of the primary quarter.
8:45 p.m. WDM Valley ties Urbandale
It is a defensive slugfest, however we have lastly bought some extra factors for the primary time because the opening quarter. No. 7WDM Valley ties it up on a Michael Provenza 14-yard QB Keeper.
All tangled up at 7 nearly midway by way of the ultimate quarter.
8:40 p.m. Oh boy, Hawks bought the momentum now
Only a few performs after that massive run for Ankeny, they pressure a Jaxon Smolik fumble and get well it in Dowling territory. They’ve the ball with the prospect to take the lead late within the third.
8:37 p.m. Ankeny’s offense is potent
Hawks RB Jazan Williams rattled off an 80-yard scoring run reducing by way of the Dowling protection to chop their deficit to only 4 factors. Maroons lead 14-10. Just below 4 minutes to play within the third quarter.
8:35 p.m. Norwalk will not stop
Each time it seems like No. 1 Lewis Central is pulling away, the Warriors claw again into the sport. After falling behind 28-7, No. 7 Norwalk minimize the deficit to only 14. Landon Hochstein linked with Dillon Ranck from a couple of yards out for a rating. It is the second TD connection for the pair tonight.
Lewis Central up 28-14.
8:30 p.m. Dowling extends its lead
The No. 4 Maroons have No. 3 Ankeny on the ropes after a one-yard Jaxon Smolik QB keeper landing. The drive was completely on the bottom and got here after a Hawks three-and-out to begin the second half.
Ankeny has made a behavior of creating video games shut this season, however the Maroons are up 14-3 midway by way of the third.
8:26 p.m. That was quick
The most effective offense in Iowa Metropolis belongs to the Little Hawks. It took simply two minutes and alter for Metropolis Excessive to march down the sector and discover the endzone. Drew Larson ended the drive with a one-yard rating however the PAT was no good.
Iowa Metropolis up 6-0 on No. 9 Ames early within the first.
8:25 p.m. Don Bosco doing Don Bosco issues
The most effective group in 8-man soccer is asserting its dominance but once more. The Dons are up 56-6 at halftime over Collins-Maxwell.
8:19 p.m. Roland-Story up on Nevada
The No. 10 Cubs have been looking out to get again on observe after a stunning loss every week in the past, however Roland-Story is not having it. The Norseman simply took a 13-7 lead on a Luke Patton rating from one yard out.
They’re nearly midway by way of the second quarter in that one now.
8:15 p.m. Little Cy-Hawk lastly underway
The sport between No. 9 Ames and Iowa Metropolis Excessive bought pushed again due to an absurdly lengthy freshman sport. It is simply kicking off now about an hour after the scheduled begin time.
Metropolis Excessive will begin the sport with the ball.
8:10 p.m. Norwalk solutions
I suppose I spoke too quickly. Just about instantly after my final replace, No. 7 Norwalk broke its scoreless drought. Quarterback Landon Hochstein arrange the rating with an enormous run earlier than ending off the drive with a 12-yard strike to Dillon Ranck.
Norwalk nonetheless behind 21-7 to No. 1 Lewis Central
8:05 p.m. Lewis Central pulling away
It was deadlocked for some time, however Class 4A No. 1 Lewis Central has put up 21 straight factors on No. 7 Norwalk to take a three-score lead. The Titans triggered a turnover early within the second quarter and Jonathan Humpal capitalized on a couple of three-yard run. It is his second rating of the night time.
8:02 p.m. Particular groups repay for Kennedy
No. 6 Cedar Rapids Kennedy simply took the lead on Class 4A No. 9 Washington early within the second quarter. Cade Thorstenson nabbed a blocked punt in the long run zone and so they tacked on a PAT to make it 7-0.
8:00 p.m. Halftime in tonight’s marquee 5A video games
In a battle between two top-5 squads, No. 4 Dowling and No. 3 Ankeny, the Maroons maintain a 7-3 lead. Each groups scored on their first possession and it has been fairly boring since.
Urbandale leads No. 7 WDM Valley 7-0 on the half as properly.
7:55 p.m. Centennial placing it on Waukee
The Jags are up 21-3 on the finish of the half towards Waukee. Ankeny Centennial is trying to find its first win of the ocean, and Elijah Porter is ensuring he does all the things he can to assist his group get it. He is bought all three scores for the Jags tonight to date.
7:45 p.m. Hoover got here to play
The Huskies are wanting actual good proper now. They’re up 21-7 on Sioux Metropolis West. Hoover bought this one on a 30-yard go from Braden Dill to Moses Gorh with nearly 5 minutes left within the first half.
7:40 p.m. Wind is whippin’
Mom nature is taking part in a job in a Class 4A top-10 battle between No. 7 Norwalk and No. 1 Lewis Central. Norwalk bought the ball right down to the 20-yard-line and arrange for a 37- yard kick and properly… it was on the right track, however the wind completely stopped the ball in its tracks.
I imply, simply have a look at this video. That needs to be a criminal offense.
Recreation nonetheless scoreless within the first half.
7:37 p.m. Regina hits on a deep shot
The Regals QB, Gentry Dumont, connects along with his wideout Steven Liu to go up 14-0 on Mid-Prairie. That is Liu’s first rating of the season.
7:35 p.m. Bishop Heelan scores first TD of 2022
The Crusaders lastly hit paydirt for the primary time this season because of a 27-yard run from Quinn Olson midway by way of the primary body. They’re all tied up at 7 with Spencer.
7:30 p.m. Des Moines North falling behind
The Polar Bears are trying to find their first 3-0 begin since 1977, however they’re right down to Sioux Metropolis North 14-8 on the finish of the opening body.
7:25 p.m. Regina dominant early on
The Regals have a 7-0 lead over Mid-Parairieat the top of the primary quarter after a 40-yard strike from Gentry Dumont to Jackson Naeve. That does not sound like a large deficit, however the Regina protection has been stifling. They’ve pressured a turnover on downs and nabbed an interception within the Golden Eagles’ two possessions to date.
7:20 p.m. Hoover comes alive
Hoover remains to be trying to find its first win of the season after almost folding this system final spring. They’re out to an early 7-0 lead now on Sioux Metropolis West after a Josh Nichols 50+ yard scamper
7:17 p.m. SEP is No. 1 for a purpose
Just below three minutes into the sport and the Rams are already up 21-0 on Waukee Northwest.
Runningback Abu Sama scored his seventh TD of the season to open the scoring for SEP. Cole Rogers picked off a go on the following Wolves possession and Harry Gibson discovered the endzone simply seven seconds later. The Rams bought one other turnover too on the following drive and Connor Moberly discovered Joe Zelenovich instantly after to go up 21-0.
All that occurred in simply over a minute of sport time. Is that good?
7:15 p.m. Urbandale out in entrance
The J-Hawks, who’re coming off an upset loss final week, wasted no time getting again in a groove. Ben Sales space discovered the endzone from 13 yards out to take an early 7-0 lead over No. 7 WDM Valley.
7:10 p.m. Dowling takes an early lead
The No. 4 Maroons marched proper down the sector on their first drive towards No. 3 Ankeny. The stream minimize out so we’re not too certain who scored it, however we positively know it is 7-0 early within the first
Hawks are driving now although.
7:05 p.m. We now have factors!
Tristen Cummings hits paydirt for what we expect is the primary factors of the night time throughout the state. He bought in from 14 yards out on the primary play of the drive for Bedford.
Bedford up 6-0 on Lenox.
6:35 p.m. Creston wanting clean
The Panthers (2-0) are taking up Denison-Schleswig (1-1) tonight in what needs to be a enjoyable matchup. However extra importantly in the meanwhile, Creston unveiled some new uniforms for this week and so they look clear.
6:21 p.m. Anticipate fireworks in Little Cy- Hawk
Whereas tomorrow’s matchup between Iowa and Iowa State will pressure your entire state to come back to a shutdown tomorrow, tonight’s matchup between Iowa Metropolis and No. 9 Ames needs to be a variety of enjoyable.
Each groups are tied for essentially the most passing touchdowns in Class 5A with seven. I wager the massive Hawkeyes want they might have simply a type of.
All the pieces it’s worthwhile to know for Week 3
What we’re masking in Week 3
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Veteran highschool reporter Cody Goodwin (@CodyGoodwin) will probably be trying out Urbandale tackle No. 7 WDM Valley. Each groups come into this matchup with 1-1 data, however the J-Hawks have been shocked final week and fell out of the top-10 in Class 5A whereas the Tigers dropped a troublesome sport to No. 1 Southeast Polk. Recruiting /highschool sports activities reporter Alyssa Hertel (@AlyssaHertel) will probably be within the metropolis trying out undefeated Class 4A No. 7 Norwalk going head-to-head with Class 4A No. 1 Lewis Central in a battle of titans within the second largest class.
Joe Randleman (@JoeRandleman) is simply north of Ames to see Roland-Story welcome in Class 3A No. 10 Nevada. Each squads are coming off shut Week 2 losses and want to bounce again tonight. Raven Moore (@Raven_xreport) is in Iowa Metropolis to observe Regina welcome in Mid-Prairie. The Golden Hawks come into the competition undefeated and the Regals cut up their opening two video games.
Lastly, Matt Levins will probably be close to the Illinois border to observe Mediapolis journey to West Burlington-Notre Dame. The Falcons have misplaced two straight to open the season and Mediapolis comes into this one with an unblemished document.
On high of the reporters out and about tonight, we’ll even have employees photographers capturing the very best photographs from the motion all throughout the state, together with Joseph Cress (@josephwcress) who will probably be out on the Little Cy-Hawk sport between Ames and Iowa Metropolis Excessive.
And I will be mining info from them and social media to convey you all the things it’s worthwhile to know that is taking place in Iowa highschool soccer tonight.