Davenport Central (4-3, 3-0) at C.R. Kennedy (4-3, 2-1)
Basics: Approximately 7:15 p.m., Kingston Stadium
Last week: Central defeated Cedar Rapids Washington 27-17 Saturday. Kennedy dropped a 41-14 contest at Bettendorf on Friday.
Last meeting: None recently
Overview: Central has rebounded from a 1-3 start with three straight wins, averaging 38.7 points per game in that span. Senior Diontrel Wommack has had back-to-back games of 200 rushing yards or more. The Blue Devils have held their last three opponents to 10.3 points per game. Kennedy, more or less, needs to win this game to remain in the playoff chase. The Cougars lean on a power run game, fueled by back Cairron Hendred (701 yards, 9 TDs). Cade Parker leads the defense with 13.5 tackles for loss.
Iowa City Liberty (2-5, 0-3) at Assumption (3-4, 2-1)
Basics: Approximately 7:15 p.m., Brady Street Stadium
Last week: Liberty dropped a weather-shortened game to Central DeWitt 35-0. Assumption fell to sixth-ranked Clear Creek-Amana 17-7.
Last meeting: None
Radio: WFXN 1230 AM
Overview: Liberty, a first-year varsity program, has been outscored 116-22 in district play. It had only two first downs in last week's Friday game. It is senior night for Assumption, which still has a path to the playoffs. The Knights need to win out and have North Scott beat CCA on Friday to claim a share of the district crown. Assumption sophomore Simon Weitz is among the 3A leaders with five interceptions, and Seth Adrian paces the Knights with 50 tackles. QB Brandon Schlichting has had a hand in 15 of Assumption's 20 touchdowns this season.