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Muscatine's Nolan Osland brings down Pleasant Valley’s CJ Carter during the first half of Friday’s football game in Muscatine. The Quad-City Times' Matt Coss has the Muskies eighth this week in his 4A rankings after a 27-13 win over Pleasant Valley. 

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With West Des Moines Valley's 16-9 win over Dowling Catholic on Friday night, Quad-City Times prep sports editor Matt Coss has a new No. 1 in his Class 4A high school football ballot this week. 

Dowling has won the last three 4A state titles and had reeled off 25 consecutive wins before losing at Valley Stadium. 

Pella (3A), North Fayette Valley (2A), Iowa City Regina (1A), Gladbrook-Reinbeck (A) and Don Bosco (8-player) all won Friday and remain No. 1 in Coss' ballot.

Here is a look at his complete ballot submitted for Monday's Associated Press poll:

Class 4A

1. West Des Moines Valley (3-0, Last week: 2)

Friday: def. Dowling Catholic 16-9. Next: at Johnston

2. Dowling Catholic (2-1, LW: 1)

Friday: lost to WDM Valley 16-9. Next: vs. Waukee

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

Friday: def. Bettendorf 28-27 OT. Next: at Linn-Mar

4. Ankeny Centennial (3-0, LW: 6)

Friday: def. Des Moines Roosevelt 54-7. Next: vs. Southeast Polk

5. Waukee (2-1, LW: 7)

Friday: def. Ankeny 34-31. Next: at Dowling Catholic

6. Iowa City West (3-0, LW: 9)

Friday: def. Cedar Falls 17-10. Next: vs. Iowa City High

7. Council Bluffs Lewis Central (3-0, LW: 8)

Friday: def. Sioux City North 57-7. Next: at Sioux City East (Thursday)

8. Muscatine (2-1, LW: NR)

Friday: def. Pleasant Valley 27-13. Next: at North Scott

9. Bettendorf (1-2, LW: 5)

Friday: lost to Cedar Rapids Washington 28-27 OT. Next: at Pleasant Valley

10. Iowa City High (2-1, LW: 4)

Friday: lost to Ames 30-27 OT. Next: at Iowa City West

Next five teams (in order): 

Cedar Falls (2-1, lost to Iowa City West 17-10)

Cedar Rapids Prairie (2-1, def. Clinton 46-42)

Waterloo West (3-0, def. Western Dubuque 38-14)

Ames (2-1, def. Iowa City High 30-27 OT)

Cedar Rapids Kennedy (1-2, def. Dubuque Hempstead 42-0)

Class 3A

1. Pella (3-0, Last week: 1)

Friday: def. Bondurant-Farrar 35-3. Next: vs. Carlisle

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

Friday: def. Knoxville 37-6. Next: vs. North Polk

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

Friday: def. Benton Community 47-14. Next: vs. Charles City

4. Washington (3-0, LW: 4)

Friday: def. Mount Pleasant 47-12. Next: vs. Solon

5. Creston/Orient-Macksburg (3-0, LW: 5)

Friday: def. Harlan 70-49. Next: at Denison-Schleswig

6. West Delaware (3-0, LW: 6)

Friday: def. Davenport Assumption 39-22. Next: vs. Center Point-Urbana

7. Sergeant Bluff-Luton (3-0, LW: 8)

Friday: def. Sioux City Heelan 10-7. Next: vs. LeMars

8. Carroll (3-0, LW: not ranked)

Friday: def. Glenwood 21-12. Next: vs. ADM (Adel)

9. Gilbert (3-0, LW: 10)

Friday: def. Webster City 31-25. Next: at Iowa Falls/Alden

10. LeMars (3-0, LW: not ranked)

Friday: def. Spirit Lake 40-12. Next: at Sergeant Bluff-Luton

Next five teams (in order):

Huxley Ballard (3-0, def. Perry 27-6)

Clear Creek Amana (3-0, def. Dubuque Wahlert 24-14)

Glenwood (2-1, lost to Carroll 21-12)

West Burlington/Notre Dame (3-0, def. Fairfield 20-13)

Sioux City Heelan (1-2, lost to Sergeant Bluff-Luton 10-7)

Class 2A

1. North Fayette Valley (3-0, Last week: 1)

Friday: def. Cascade 34-14. Next: vs. Monticello

2. New Hampton (3-0, LW: 2)

Friday: def. Forest City 25-0. Next: at Hampton-Dumont

3. Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley (2-1, LW: 3)

Friday: def. Estherville-Lincoln Central 34-7. Next: vs. Sheldon

4. Union, LaPorte City (3-0, LW: 4)

Friday: def. Monticello 42-6. Next: vs. Oelwein

5. Mount Vernon (1-2, LW: 6)

Friday: def. Camanche 78-0. Next: vs. Mid-Prairie

6. Waukon (2-1, LW: 7)

Friday: def. Dyersville Beckman 32-7. Next: vs. Cascade

7. Clarion-Goldfield/Dows (3-0, LW: 9)

Friday: def. Osage 54-8. Next: vs. Crestwood

8. Garner-Hayfield/Ventura (3-0, LW: 10)

Friday: def. Clear Lake 24-14. Next: at Forest City

9. Williamsburg (2-1, LW: not ranked)

Friday: def. Anamosa 42-7. Next: at Camanche

10. Central Lyon/George-Little Rock (2-1, LW: not ranked)

Friday: def. Sioux Center 34-14. Next: at Estherville-Lincoln Central

Next five teams (in order):

Cascade (2-1, lost to North Fayette Valley 34-14)

PCM, Monroe (2-1, def. Albia 52-6)

Aplington-Parkersburg (2-1, def. West Marshall 28-6)

Dike-New Hartford (1-2, def. Saydel 58-6)

Central Lee (2-1, def. Davis County 54-20)

Class 1A

1. Iowa City Regina (2-1, Last week: 1)

Friday: def. Wapello 48-6. Next: vs. Sigourney-Keota

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

Friday: def. Unity Christian 53-0. Next: vs. Alta-Aurelia

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

Friday: def. Des Moines Christian 72-0. Next: vs. Interstate 35

4. Denver (3-0, LW: 4)

Friday: def. South Winneshiek 31-6. Next: at Lake Mills

5. West Lyon (3-0, LW: 5)

Friday: def. Okoboji 48-0. Next: at Unity Christian

6. Van Meter (3-0, LW: 6)

Friday: def. Ogden 54-0. Next: at South Hamilton

7. Western Christian (2-1, LW: 7)

Friday: def. Alta-Aurelia 48-21. Next: at Emmetsburg

8. Madrid (3-0, LW: 8)

Friday: def. Panorama 35-6. Next: vs. West Central Valley

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

Friday: def. Jesup 35-14. Next: vs. Maquoketa Valley

10. Wilton (3-0, LW: 10)

Friday: def. Columbus Community 42-0. Next: vs. Highland

Next five teams (in order):

Sigourney-Keota (3-0, def. Highland Riverside 38-8)

Logan-Magnolia (2-1, def. Treynor 38-0)

Bellevue (3-0, def. North Cedar 55-7)

Pleasantville (3-0, def. Interstate 35 33-7)

AHSTW, Avoca (3-0, def. Tri-Center 40-0)

Class A

1. Gladbrook-Reinbeck (3-0, Last week: 1)

Friday: def. North Tama 42-0. Next: vs. Garwin (GMG)

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

Friday: ppd. vs. Nashua-Plainfield, weather. Next: vs. North Butler

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

Friday: def. Sioux Central 32-0. Next: vs. North Union

4. West Sioux (3-0, LW: 4)

Friday: def. Lawton-Bronson 38-0. Next: vs. Sloan, Westwood

5. Council Bluffs St. Albert (3-0, LW: 5)

Friday: def. Nodaway Valley 65-6. Next: vs. Southeast Warren

6. Hudson (3-0, LW: 6)

Friday: def. Colfax-Mingo 45-0. Next: vs. North Tama

7. Lisbon (3-0, LW: 7)

Friday: def. Starmont 35-0. Next: vs. North Linn

8. Lynnville-Sully (3-0, LW: 8)

Friday: def. North Mahaska 35-0. Next: vs. Eldon, Cardinal

9. Belle Plaine (3-0, LW: 9)

Friday: def. Grand View Christian 82-19. Next: at Colfax-Mingo

10. Mason City Newman (3-0, LW: not ranked)

Friday: def. West Fork 51-12. Next: vs. Grundy Center

Next five teams (in order):

West Hancock (2-1, def. North Butler 38-6)

Akron-Westfield (1-2, def. Woodbury Central 24-0)

Montezuma (1-1, ppd. vs. Pekin)

East Buchanan (2-1, def. North Linn 42-8)

Grundy Center (2-1, def. Rockford 57-6)

Eight-Player

1. Don Bosco (3-0, Last week: 1)

Friday: def. Dunkerton 66-28. Next: at AGWSR

2. Fremont-Mills (3-0, LW: 2)

Friday: def. East Mills 53-6. Next: at Sidney

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

Friday: def. Coon Rapids-Bayard 30-20. Next: at West Harrison

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

Friday: def. Springville 30-12. Next: vs. English Valleys

5. AGWSR (3-0, LW: 7)

Saturday: def. Riceville 35-14. Next: vs. Don Bosco

6. Turkey Valley (3-0, LW: 8)

Friday: def. North Iowa 74-20. Next: at Riceville

7. West Bend-Mallard (3-0, LW: not ranked)

Friday: Kingsley-Pierson 48-26. Next: vs. Remsen St. Mary’s

8. Coon Rapids-Bayard (2-1, LW: 5)

Friday: lost to Audubon 30-20. Next: vs. Ar-We-Va, Westside

9. Midland (3-1, LW: not ranked)

Friday: def. WACO 58-27. Next: at Easton Valley

10. Harris-Lake Park (3-0, LW: not ranked)

Friday: def. Remsen St. Mary’s 49-14. Next: vs. Clay Central-Everly

Next five teams (in order):

Bedford (3-0, def. Mormon Trail 18-0)

Lenox (2-1, def. Corydon Wayne 50-14)

East Union (3-0, def. Murray 44-12)

Iowa Valley (3-1, def. Easton Valley 64-12)

Stanton (2-1, def. Lamoni 52-18

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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.