Clear Creek Amana Makes Season Debut in AP Football Poll

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Clear Creek Amana is off to a 4-0 start for the first time since 2016.

Just as they did two seasons ago the Clippers will go for a fifth consecutive win to open the season as a ranked team.

Clear Creek Amana appeared in the Associated Press football poll for the first time since 2016 on Monday making its season debut at No. 9 in Class 3A.

Solon (4-0) climbed one spot to third in the 3A rankings behind top-ranked Cedar Rapids Xavier and No. 2 Council Bluffs Lewis Central.

West High (3-1) moved up one spot into a tie for fifth place in Class 4A while West Branch (4-0) remained atop the Class 1A poll for the second week in a row.

Other top-ranked teams include West Des Moines Valley (4-0) in 4A, PCM in 2A, Hudson in Class 1A and Don Bosco in 8-player.

Associated Press Football Poll

Class 4A

1. West Des Moines Valley (4-0)

2. Cedar Falls (4-0)

3. Ankeny Centennial (4-0)

4. Bettendorf (3-1)

5. Johnston (3-1)

5. West High (3-1)

7. West Des Moines Dowling (2-2)

8. Indianola (4-0)

9. Waukee (2-2)

10. Cedar Rapids Prairie (3-1)

Receiving votes: Fort Dodge (3-1), Ankeny (1-3), Waterloo West (3-1)

Class 3A

1. Cedar Rapids Xavier (4-0)

2. Council Bluffs Lewis Central (4-0)

3. Solon (4-0)

4. Pella (4-0)

5. Sioux City Heelan (4-0)

6. Sergeant Bluff-Luton (3-1)

7. Waverly-Shell Rock (4-0)

8. North Scott (3-1)  

9. Clear Creek Amana (4-0)

10. Western Dubuque (3-1)

Receiving votes: Harlan (3-1), West Delaware (3-1), ADM (4-0)

Class 2A

1. PCM (4-0)

2. Spirit Lake (4-0)

3. Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley (3-1)

4. Benton Community (4-0)

5. Algona (4-0)

6. Greene County (4-0)

7. Waukon (3-1)

8. Clear Lake (3-1)

9. O-A/BCIG (4-0)

10. West Marshall (3-1)

Receiving votes: Chariton (4-0), Sheldon (3-1), Mount Vernon (1-3), Centerville (3-1)

Class 1A

1. West Branch (4-0)

2. Van Meter (4-0)

3. Dike-New Hartford (4-0)

4. South Central Calhoun (4-0)

5. Bellevue (4-0)

6. Mediapolis (4-0)

7. West Sioux (3-1)

8. West Lyon (3-1)

9. Interstate 35 (4-0)

9. Sumner-Fredericksburg (4-0)  

Receiving votes: Wilton (3-1), Pella Christian (2-2), Regina (1-3).

Class A

1. Hudson (4-0)

2. AHSTW (4-0)

3. Algona Garrigan (4-0)

4. Belmond-Klemme (4-0)

5. Hinton (4-0)

6. North Tama (3-1)

7. Pekin (3-1)

8. Highland (4-0)

9. St. Ansgar (3-1)

10. West Hancock (3-1)

Receiving votes: Edgewood-Colesburg (3-1), BGM (4-0), Wapsie Valley (3-1), Grundy Center (3-1), Cardinal (4-0), Mason City Newman (3-1), Southwest Valley (4-0).

8-Player

1. Don Bosco (4-0)

2. New London (4-0)

3. Exira-EHK (4-0)

4. Ar-We-Va (4-0)

5. Iowa Valley (5-0)

6. Newell-Fonda (4-0)

7. Turkey Valley (4-0)

8. Southeast Warren (5-0)

9. Fremont-Mills (3-1)

10. East Mills (4-0)

Receiving votes: Midland (4-1), Northwood-Kensett (4-0), Central City (4-0), Kingsley-Pierson (2-2), WACO (3-2).