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Iowa City High's Bryce Frantz is tackled by Pleasant Valley's Brady Bormann during Friday's game at Spartan Stadium. Quad-City Times prep sports editor Matt Coss has the Little Hawks fourth in his Class 4A rankings this week and the Spartans 10th. 

Brian D. Wallace, for the Times

Quad-City Times prep sports editor Matt Coss votes each week in the Iowa Associated Press high school football poll. 

Here is the ballot Coss submitted for this week:

Class 4A

1. Dowling Catholic (2-0, Last week: 1)

Friday: def. Urbandale 37-17. Next: at West Des Moines Valley

2. West Des Moines Valley (2-0, LW: 2)

Friday: def. Waukee 34-7. Next: vs. Dowling Catholic

3. Cedar Rapids Washington (2-0, LW: 3)

Friday: def. Cedar Rapids Kennedy 21-0. Next: at Bettendorf

4. Iowa City High (2-0, LW: 5)

Friday: def. Pleasant Valley 19-17. Next: vs. Ames

5. Bettendorf (1-1, LW: 6)

Friday: def. Assumption 55-0. Next: vs. Cedar Rapids Washington

6. Ankeny Centennial (2-0, LW: not ranked)

Friday: def. Ankeny 31-18. Next: vs. Des Moines Roosevelt

7. Waukee (1-1, LW: 4)

Friday: lost to West Des Moines Valley 34-7. Next: vs. Ankeny

8. Lewis Central (2-0, LW: 10)

Friday: def. Council Bluffs Abe Lincoln 48-7. Next: vs. Sioux City North

9. Iowa City West (2-0, LW: not ranked)

Friday: def. Muscatine 31-27. Next: vs. Cedar Falls

10. Pleasant Valley (1-1, LW: 7)

Friday: lost to Iowa City High 19-17. Next: at Muscatine

Next five teams (in order):

Muscatine (1-1, lost to Iowa City West 31-27)

Cedar Falls (2-0, def. Ames 35-7)

Cedar Rapids Prairie (1-1, def. Cedar Rapids Jefferson 38-14)

Clinton (2-0, def. North Scott 51-28)

Johnston (1-1, def. Southeast Polk 20-17)

Class 3A

1. Pella (2-0, Last week: 1)

Friday: def. Dallas Center-Grimes 35-13. Next: at Bondurant-Farrar

2. Norwalk (2-0, LW: 2)

Friday: def. Winterset 56-23. Next: at Knoxville

3. Cedar Rapids Xavier (2-0, LW: 3)

Friday: def. Linn-Mar 45-17. Next: at Benton Community

4. Washington (2-0, LW: 4)

Friday: def. Mid-Prairie 49-14. Next: at Mount Pleasant

5. Creston/Orient-Macksburg (2-0, LW: 5)

Friday: def. Clarinda 48-0. Next: vs. Harlan

6. West Delaware (2-0, LW: 7)

Friday: def. Mount Vernon 46-20. Next: at Davenport Assumption

7. Spirit Lake (2-0, LW: 8)

Friday: def. Forest City 29-14. Next: at LeMars

8. Sergeant Bluff-Luton (2-0, LW: not ranked)

Friday: def. Sioux City East 38-21. Next: at Sioux City Heelan

9. Glenwood (2-0, LW: not ranked)

Friday: def. Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson 40-6. Next: vs. Carroll

10. Gilbert (2-0, LW: 9)

Friday: def. Carlisle 30-29. Next: vs. Webster City

Next five teams (in order):

Webster City (2-0, def. Clear Lake 44-13)

Carroll (2-0, def. Sioux City Heelan 23-20)

Sioux City Heelan (1-1, lost to Carroll 23-20)

Clear Creek Amana (2-0, def. Independence 26-0)

Huxley Ballard (2-0, def. ADM 39-25)

Class 2A 

1. North Fayette Valley (2-0, Last week: 2)

Friday: def. Waverly-Shell Rock 14-3. Next: at Cascade

2. New Hampton (2-0, LW: 7)

Friday: def. Waukon 21-20. Next: vs. Forest City

3. Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley (1-1, LW: 1)

Friday: lost to West Lyon 20-19 (OT). Next: at Estherville-Lincoln Central

4. Union, LaPorte City (2-0, LW: 6)

Friday: def. Vinton-Shellsburg 50-0. Next: at Monticello

5. Cascade (2-0, LW: not ranked)

Friday: def. Central DeWitt 28-13. Next: vs. North Fayette Valley

6. Mount Vernon (0-2, LW: 3)

Friday: lost to West Delaware 46-20. Next: vs. Camanche

7. Waukon (1-1, LW: 5)

Friday: lost to New Hampton 21-20. Next: at Dyersville Beckman

8. Monticello (2-0, LW: not ranked)

Friday: def. Camanche 32-6. Next: vs. Union, LaPorte City

9. Clarion-Goldfield-Dows (2-0, LW: not ranked)

Friday: def. Eagle Grove 35-14. Next: vs. Osage

10. Garner-Hayfield/Ventura (2-0, LW: not ranked)

Friday: def. Algona 33-14. Next: at Clear Lake

Next five teams (in order):

Williamsburg (1-1, def. South Tama 14-13)

West Marshall (2-0, def. Ogden 49-6)

Central Lyon/George-Little Rock (1-1, def. Spencer 35-0)

Dyersville Beckman (1-1, lost to Western Dubuque 28-17)

Central Lee (1-1, def. Fort Madison 59-8)

Class 1A

1. Iowa City Regina (1-1, Last week: 1)

Friday: def. Solon 34-0. Next: at Wapello

2. Hinton (2-0, LW: 3)

Friday: def. Woodbury Central 30-7. Next: at Unity Christian

3. Pella Christian (2-0, LW: 5)

Friday: def. Albia 62-0. Next: at Des Moines Christian

4. Denver (2-0, LW: 4)

Friday: def. Wapsie Valley 16-7. Next: vs. South Winneshiek

5. West Lyon (2-0, LW: 6)

Friday: def. Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley 20-19 (OT). Next: vs. Okoboji

6. Van Meter (2-0, LW: 7)

Friday: def. Woodward-Granger 52-0. Next: vs. Ogden

7. Western Christian (1-1, LW: 8)

Friday: def. Akron-Westfield 41-15. Next: vs. Alta-Aurelia

8. Madrid (2-0, LW: not ranked)

Friday: def. Earlham 39-28. Next: vs. Panorama

9. West Branch (1-1, LW: 2)

Friday: lost to West Burlington/Notre Dame 27-18. Next: at Jesup

10. Wilton (2-0, LW: not ranked)

Friday: def. Durant 57-32. Next: at Columbus Community

Next five teams (in order):

Sigourney-Keota (2-0, def. Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont 43-8)

South Winneshiek (1-1, lost to Saint Ansgar 30-20)

Mount Ayr (2-0, def. Southwest Valley 27-7)

Logan-Magnolia (1-1, def. Underwood 34-7)

Highland, Riverside (2-0, def. West Liberty 50-14)

Class A

1. Gladbrook-Reinbeck (2-0, Last week: 1)

Friday: def. Dike-New Hartford 17-14. Next: at North Tama

2. Saint Ansgar (2-0, LW: 2)

Friday: def. South Winneshiek 30-20. Next: at Nashua-Plainfield

3. Algona Garrigan (2-0, LW: 3)

Friday: def. Southeast Valley 41-28. Next: at Sioux Central

4. West Sioux (2-0, LW: 5)

Friday: def. Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 41-13. Next: at Lawton-Bronson

5. Council Bluffs St. Albert (2-0, LW: 8)

Friday: def. Kuemper Catholic 21-13. Next: at Nodaway Valley

6. Hudson (2-0, LW: 7)

Friday: def. Nashua-Plainfield 22-7. Next: at Colfax-Mingo

7. Lisbon (2-0, LW: 9)

Friday: def. North Cedar 35-0. Next: at Starmont

8. Lynnville-Sully (2-0, LW: not ranked)

Friday: def. BGM, Brooklyn 20-12. Next: at North Mahaska

9. Belle Plaine (2-0, LW: not ranked)

Friday: def. Alburnett 38-13. Next: vs. Grand View Christian

10. North Linn (2-0, LW: not ranked)

Friday: def. Jesup 28-6. Next: at East Buchanan

Next five teams (in order):

Mason City Newman (2-0, def. Lake Mills 38-23)

West Hancock (1-1, def. Belmond-Klemme 43-13)

Akron-Westfield (0-2, lost to Western Christian 41-15)

Montezuma (1-1, lost to PCM, Monroe 34-12)

Sloan, Westwood (2-0, def. Marcus MMCRU 53-14)

Eight-Player

1. Don Bosco (2-0, Last week: 1)

Friday: def. Iowa Valley 64-16. Next: vs. Dunkerton

2. Fremont-Mills (2-0, LW: 2)

Friday: def. Stanton 43-6. Next: vs. East Mills

3. Audubon (2-0, LW: 3)

Friday: def. CAM (Anita) 67-24. Next: vs. Coon Rapids-Bayard

4. Lone Tree (3-0, LW: 5)

Friday: def. HLV Victor 55-8. Next: at Springville

5. Coon Rapids-Bayard (2-0, LW: 6)

Friday: def. Colo-Nesco 59-34. Next: at Audubon

6. Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire (2-0, LW: 8)

Friday: def. Northwood-Kensett 38-14. Next: vs. Newell-Fonda

7. AGWSR (2-0, LW: 9)

Friday: def. Dunkerton 57-22. Next: at Riceville

8. Turkey Valley (2-0, LW: 10)

Friday: def. West Central 48-8. Next: vs. North Iowa

9. Remsen St. Mary's (2-0, LW: not ranked)

Friday: def. Charter Oak-Ute 68-40. Next: vs. Harris-Lake Park

10. Bedford (2-0, LW: not ranked)

Friday: def. Exira/Elk Horn-Kimballton 40-6. Next: vs. Mormon Trail

Next five teams (in order):

Springville (3-0, def. Meskwaki Settlement 49-22)

West Bend-Mallard (2-0, def. North Iowa 68-12)

Midland (2-1, def. Central Elkader 42-34)

Harris-Lake Park (2-0, def. River Valley 74-0)

Riceville (2-0, def. Kee High 22-14)

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Sports Editor

Prep sports editor, with emphasis on covering the Mississippi Athletic Conference and Iowa area high schools. I've been in sports journalism for 17 years, the last five at the Quad-City Times.