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Bettendorf's Josh Licata returns a kick against West Des Moines Valley on Friday night. Quad-City Times sports editor Matt Coss has the Tigers and Bulldogs in his Class 4A top 10 this week. 

Jeff Cook.QUAD-CITY TIMES

The first Iowa high school football Associated Press poll of the season will be released Monday afternoon.

Here is the ballot Quad-City Times sports editor Matt Coss submitted: 

CLASS 4A

1. Dowling Catholic (1-0)

Friday: def. Ankeny 42-18. Up next: at Urbandale

2. Waukee (1-0)

Friday: def. Urbandale 29-7. Up next: at WDM Valley

3. West Des Moines Valley (1-0)

Friday: def. Bettendorf 23-16. Up next: vs. Waukee

4. Johnston (1-0)

Friday: def. Ankeny Centennial 13-8. Up next: vs. Southeast Polk

5. Iowa City West (1-0)

Friday: def. Southeast Polk 37-27. Up next: vs. Muscatine

6. Cedar Rapids Kennedy (1-0)

Friday: def. Muscatine 50-6. Up next: vs. Cedar Rapids Washington

7. Ankeny Centennial (0-1)

Friday: lost to Johnston 13-8. Up next: vs. Ankeny

8. Bettendorf (0-1)

Friday: lost to WDM Valley 23-16. Up next: at Davenport Assumption (Thurs)

9. Council Bluffs Lewis Central (1-0)

Friday: def. Harlan 31-21. Up next: vs. Council Bluffs Abe Lincoln

10. Cedar Rapids Prairie (1-0)

Friday: def. Cedar Rapids Washington 21-20. Up next: at Cedar Rapids Jefferson (Thurs)

Next five (in order): Cedar Rapids Washington (0-1); Pleasant Valley (1-0); Cedar Falls (1-0); Ames (1-0); Iowa City High (1-0)

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CLASS 3A

1. Pella (1-0)

Friday: def. Oskaloosa 35-7. Up next: at Dallas Center-Grimes

2. Cedar Rapids Xavier (1-0)

Friday: def. Iowa City Regina 23-6. Up next: vs. Linn-Mar

3. Sioux City Heelan (1-0)

Friday: def. Sioux City East 41-14. Up next: vs. Carroll

4. West Delaware (1-0)

Friday: def. Independence 37-0. Up next: at Mount Vernon

5. Webster City (1-0)

Friday: def. Humboldt 28-7. Up next: vs. Clear Lake

6. Storm Lake (1-0)

Friday: def. Cherokee 49-7. Up next: vs. Pocahontas Area/L-M

7. Sergeant Bluff-Luton (1-0)

Friday: def. MOC-Floyd Valley 33-0. Up next: at Sioux City East

8. Boone (1-0)

Friday: def. Creston/Orient-Macksburg 28-27. Up next: at Bondurant-Farrar

9. Solon (1-0)

Friday: def. Mount Vernon 19-0. Up next: vs. Iowa City Regina

10. Davenport Assumption (1-0)

Friday: def. North Scott 17-10. Up next: vs. Bettendorf (Thurs)

Next five (in order): Norwalk (0-1); Glenwood (1-0); Marion (1-0); Waverly-Shell Rock (1-0); Creston/Orient-Macksburg (0-1)

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CLASS 2A

1. Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley (1-0)

Friday: def. Western Christian 49-14. Up next: at West Lyon

2. Williamsburg (1-0)

Friday: def. Fairfield 55-7. Up next: vs. South Tama

3. Dyersville Beckman (1-0)

Friday: def. Clayton Ridge 58-0. Up next: vs. Western Dubuque

4. Carroll Kuemper (1-0)

Friday: def. Greene County 21-14. Up next: vs. Council Bluffs St. Albert

5. Waukon (1-0)

Friday: def. MFL MarMac 56-0. Up next: at New Hampton

6. Sioux Center (1-0)

Friday: def. LeMars 27-9. Up next: at Unity Christian

7. Garner-Hayfield/Ventura (1-0)

Friday: def. West Hancock 40-0. Up next: at Algona

8. Clear Lake (1-0)

Friday: def. Mason City 55-22. Up next: at Webster City

9. Aplington-Parkersburg (2-0)

Friday: def. Sumner-Fredericksburg 33-16. Up next: at Iowa Falls-Alden

10. Mount Vernon (0-1)

Friday: lost to Solon 19-0. Up next: vs. West Delaware

Next five (in order): PCM, Monroe (0-1); New Hampton (1-0); Union, LaPorte City (0-1); Sheldon (1-0); South Central Calhoun (0-1)

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CLASS 1A

1. West Lyon (1-0)

Friday: def. Central Lyon/George-Little Rock 41-0. Up next: vs. Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley

2. Iowa City Regina (0-1)

Friday: lost to Cedar Rapids Xavier 23-6. Up next: at Solon

3. Pella Christian (1-0)

Friday: def. PCM, Monroe 24-22. Up next: at Albia

4. Denver (1-0)

Friday: def. Dike-New Hartford 39-6. Up next: vs. Wapsie Valley

5. Panorama (1-0)

Friday: def. Des Moines Christian 49-0. Up next: at Woodward Academy

6. Van Meter (1-0)

Friday: def. Earlham 21-20. Up next: vs. Woodward-Granger

7. Bellevue (1-0)

Friday: def. Camanche 33-6. Up next: at Northeast

8. Western Christian (0-1)

Friday: lost to Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley 49-14. Up next: vs. Akron-Westfield

9. Wilton (1-0)

Friday: def. Tipton 24-14. Up next: at Durant

10. Avoca, AHSTW (1-0)

Friday: def. Shenandoah 55-18. Up next: at Lawton-Bronson

Next five (in order): Pleasantville (1-0); West Branch (1-0); IKM-Manning (1-0); South Hamilton (1-0); Logan-Magnolia (0-1)

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CLASS A

1. Council Bluffs St. Albert (1-0)

Friday: def. Logan-Magnolia 35-0. Up next: at Carroll Kuemper

2. Gladbrook-Reinbeck (1-0)

Friday: def. Grundy Center 28-7. Up next: vs. Dike-New Hartford

3. West Sioux (0-0)

Saturday: vs. Unity Christian. Up next: at Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn

4. Akron-Westfield (1-0)

Friday: def. Hinton 24-12. Up next: at Western Christian

5. Wapsie Valley (1-0)

Friday: def. South Winneshiek 27-8. Up next: at Denver

6. Pekin (2-0)

Friday: def. Sigourney-Keota 37-13. Up next: vs. Davis County

7. Algona Garrigan (1-0)

Friday: def. Pocahontas Area/L-M 26-12. Up next: at Southeast Valley

8. Woodbury Central (1-0)

Friday: def. South O’Brien 25-0. Up next: at Hinton

9. Lisbon (1-0)

Friday: def. Winfield-Mount Union 42-0. Up next: at North Cedar

10. Lynnville-Sully (1-0)

Friday: def. Colfax-Mingo 49-17. Up next: vs. BGM (Brooklyn)

Next five (in order): Hudson (1-0); Saint Ansgar (1-0); East Buchanan (1-0); Montezuma (1-0); Ridge View (1-0)

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EIGHT-PLAYER

1. Harris-Lake Park (1-0)

Friday: def. North Iowa 63-0. Up next: vs. River Valley Correctionville

2. Don Bosco (1-0)

Friday: def. Midland 60-26. Up next: at Iowa Valley

3. Newell-Fonda (1-0)

Friday: def. Coon Rapids-Bayard 49-8. Up next: vs. Glidden-Ralston

4. Fremont-Mills (1-0)

Friday: def. Lenox 47-34. Up next: at Stanton

5. Audubon (1-0)

Friday: def. Exira/Elk Horn-Kimballton 55-14. Up next: at CAM, Anita

6. Remsen St. Mary’s (1-0)

Friday: def. Ar-We-Va Westside 54-15. Up next: vs. Baxter

7. Turkey Valley (1-0)

Friday: def. Kee High 48-36. Up next: vs. West Central

8. CAM, Anita (2-0)

Friday: def. Murray 70-8. Up next: vs. Audubon

9. Central Elkader (1-0)

Friday: def. Easton Valley 50-16. Up next: at Midland

10. Lone Tree (2-0)

Friday: def. Tri-County 67-0. Up next: vs. HLV (Victor)

Next five (in order): Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire (1-0); Iowa Valley (2-0); AGWSR (1-0); West Bend-Mallard (1-0); Midland (0-1)

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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.