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Bettendorf's Suni Lane hauls in a pass and turns up field against Pleasant Valley last Friday. Quad-City Times sports writer Matt Coss has Bettendorf and Muscatine in his latest Class 4A top 10. The teams meet Friday at TouVelle Stadium in Bettendorf.

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

All the top-ranked teams on Coss' ballot last week won. There was some shakeup, though, in the bottom half of his Class 4A rankings.

Here is the ballot he submitted for the Sept. 19 poll.

Class 4A 

1. West Des Moines Valley (4-0, Last week: 1)

Friday: def. Johnston 52-9. Next: vs. Fort Dodge

2. Dowling Catholic (3-1, LW: 2)

Friday: def. Waukee 37-0. Next: at Sioux City West

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

Friday: def. Linn-Mar 49-14. Next: vs. Cedar Rapids Jefferson (Thursday)

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

Friday: def. Southeast Polk 49-3. Next: at Des Moines Lincoln

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

Thursday: vs. Sioux City East, cancelled. Next: at Urbandale

6. Muscatine (3-1, LW: 8)

Friday: def. North Scott 30-13. Next: at Bettendorf

7. Bettendorf (2-2, LW: 9)

Friday: def. Pleasant Valley 23-13. Next: vs. Muscatine

8. Iowa City High (3-1, LW: 10)

Friday: def. Iowa City West 20-7. Next: at Clinton

9. Iowa City West (3-1, LW: 6)

Friday: lost to Iowa City High 20-7. Next: at Cedar Rapids Prairie

10. Waterloo West (4-0, LW: not ranked)

Friday: def. Marshalltown 41-7. Next: vs. Waterloo East

Next five teams (in order):

Cedar Rapids Prairie (3-1, def. Davenport Central 49-7)

Waukee (2-2, lost to Dowling Catholic 37-0)

Cedar Rapids Kennedy (2-2, def. Cedar Rapids Jefferson 52-7)

Clinton (3-1, def. Dubuque Senior 37-22)

Western Dubuque (3-1, def. Cedar Falls 17-15)

Class 3A 

1. Pella (4-0, Last week: 1)

Friday: def. Carlisle 35-0. Next: at Grinnell

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

Friday: def. North Polk 44-6. Next: at Bondurant-Farrar

3. Cedar Rapids Xavier (4-0, LW: 3)

Friday: def. Charles City 35-7. Next: at Decorah

4. Creston/Orient-Macksburg (4-0, LW: 5)

Friday: def. Denison-Schleswig 42-7. Next: vs. Atlantic

5. West Delaware (4-0, LW: 6)

Friday: def. Center Point-Urbana 48-15. Next: vs. Central DeWitt

6. Sergeant Bluff-Luton (4-0, LW: 7)

Friday: def. LeMars 41-26. Next: at Spencer

7. Carroll (4-0, LW: 8)

Friday: def. ADM (Adel) 35-6. Next: vs. Winterset

8. Gilbert (4-0, LW: 9)

Friday: def. Iowa Falls/Alden 33-12. Next: vs. Boone

9. Clear Creek Amana (4-0, LW: not ranked)

Friday: def. Maquoketa 44-0. Next: vs. Center Point-Urbana

10. Glenwood (3-1, LW: not ranked)

Friday: def. Harlan 49-41. Next: vs. Denison-Schleswig

Next five teams (in order):

Storm Lake (4-0, def. Sioux City Heelan 34-14)

Solon (3-1, def. Washington 36-15)

West Burlington/Notre Dame (4-0, def. Fort Madison 33-0)

Washington (3-1, lost to Solon 36-15)

Dallas Center-Grimes (3-1, def. Ballard 16-14)

Class 2A

1. North Fayette Valley (4-0, Last week: 1)

Friday: def. Monticello 55-0. Next: at Oelwein

2. New Hampton (4-0, LW: 2)

Friday: def. Hampton-Dumont 42-14. Next: vs. Clarion-Goldfield-Dows

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

Friday: def. Sheldon 55-21. Next: at Pocahontas Area/L-M

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

Friday: def. Oelwein 62-0. Next: at Dyersville Beckman

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

Friday: def. Mid-Prairie 49-31. Next: at Northeast

6. Waukon (3-1, LW: 6)

Friday: def. Cascade 20-14. Next: at Waterloo Columbus

7. Garner-Hayfield/Ventura (4-0, LW: 8)

Friday: def. Forest City 15-14. Next: vs. Hampton-Dumont

8. Williamsburg (3-1, LW: 9)

Friday: def. Camanche 55-7. Next: at Mediapolis

9. Central Lyon/George-Little Rock (3-1, LW: 10)

Friday: def. Estherville-Lincoln Central 36-26. Next: at Sheldon

10. PCM, Monroe (3-1, LW: not ranked)

Friday: def. Centerville 56-0. Next: at Central Lee

Next five teams (in order):

Dike-New Hartford (2-2, def. Aplington-Parkersburg 35-7)

Central Lee (3-1, def. Albia 38-0)

Kuemper Catholic (3-1, def. Clarinda 49-8)

Cascade (2-2, lost to Waukon 20-14)

Roland-Story (3-1, def. East Marshall 48-6)

Class 1A 

1. Iowa City Regina (3-1, Last week: 1)

Friday: def. Sigourney-Keota 50-28. Next: at Highland (Riverside)

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

Friday: def. Alta-Aurelia 49-7. Next: at Western Christian

3. Pella Christian (4-0, LW: 3)

Friday: def. Interstate 35 49-0. Next: at Mount Ayr

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

Friday: def. Lake Mills 48-0. Next: vs. Belmond-Klemme

5. West Lyon (4-0, LW: 5)

Friday: def. Unity Christian 45-12. Next: at Alta/Aurelia

6. Van Meter (4-0, LW: 6)

Friday: def. South Hamilton 42-0. Next: vs. Eagle Grove

7. Western Christian (3-1, LW: 7)

Friday: def. Emmetsburg 48-6. Next: vs. Hinton

8. Madrid (4-0, LW: 8)

Friday: def. West Central Valley 56-6. Next: at Ogden

9. West Branch (3-1, LW: 9)

Friday: def. Maquoketa Valley 54-32. Next: at Bellevue

10. Wilton (4-0, LW: 10)

Friday: def. Highland 35-18. Next: at Louisa-Muscatine

Next five teams (in order):

Logan-Magnolia (3-1, def. IKM-Manning 14-8)

Bellevue (4-0, def. Durant 44-0)

Sigourney-Keota (3-1, lost to Iowa City Regina 50-28)

Pleasantville (4-0, def. Des Moines Christian 40-14)

AHSTW, Avoca (4-0, def. A-C/GC 55-0)

Class A

1. Gladbrook-Reinbeck (4-0, Last week: 1)

Friday: def. Garwin (GMG) 55-0. Next: at BGM (Brooklyn)

2. Saint Ansgar (4-0, LW: 2)

Friday: def. North Butler 74-0. Next: at West Fork

3. Algona Garrigan (4-0, LW: 3) 

Friday: def. North Union 35-0. Next: at MMCRU

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

Friday: def. Sloan, Westwood 29-12. Next: vs. West Monona

5. Council Bluffs St. Albert (4-0, LW: 5)

Friday: def. Southeast Warren 55-7. Next: at Earlham

6. Hudson (4-0, LW: 6)

Friday: def. North Tama 24-0. Next: at GMG (Garwin)

7. Lynnville-Sully (4-0, LW: 8)

Friday: def. Eldon, Cardinal 53-0. Next: vs. Winfield-Mount Union

8. Belle Plaine (4-0, LW: 9)

Friday: Colfax-Mingo 40-13. Next: at North Tama

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

Friday: def. West Fork 61-6. Next: at Grundy Center

10. Akron-Westfield (2-2, LW: not ranked)

Friday: def. Lawton-Bronson 31-6. Next: at Westwood, Sloan

Next five teams (in order):

Grundy Center (3-1, def. Mason City Newman 49-28)

North Linn (3-1, def. Lisbon 26-20)

New London (3-1, def. Montezuma 28-22)

Lisbon (3-1, lost to North Linn 26-20)

Wapsie Valley (2-2, def. East Buchanan 23-7)

Eight-Player 

1. Don Bosco (4-0, Last week: 1)

Friday: def. AGWSR 54-12. Next: vs. Central Elkader

2. Fremont-Mills (4-0, LW: 2)

Friday: def. Sidney 47-10. Next: vs. Essex

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

Friday: def. West Harrison 53-6. Next: vs. River Valley

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

Friday: def. English Valleys 81-0. Next: at WACO (Sept. 30)

5. Turkey Valley (4-0, LW: 6)

Friday: def. Riceville 52-14. Next: vs. AGWSR

6. Coon Rapids-Bayard (3-1, LW: 8)

Friday: def. Ar-We-Va 32-26 (OT). Next: vs. Charter Oak-Ute

7. Midland (4-1, LW: 9)

Friday: def. Easton Valley 76-12. Next: vs. Iowa Valley

8. Harris-Lake Park (4-0, LW: 10)

Friday: def. Clay Central-Everly 70-6. Next: vs. Siouxland Christian

9. Bedford (4-0, LW: not ranked)

Friday: def. Lamoni 78-34. Next: vs. Wayne (Corydon)

10. AGWSR (3-1, LW: 5)

Friday: lost to Don Bosco 54-12. Next: at Turkey Valley

Next five teams (in order):

Central Elkader (3-1, def. Dunkerton 34-8)

East Union (4-0, def. Mormon Trail 74-0)

Lenox (3-1, def. Murray 36-6)

Remsen St. Mary’s (3-1, def. West Bend-Mallard 35-12)

Newell-Fonda (3-1, def. Kingsley-Pierson 48-13)

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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.