An early dose of momentum helped Solon to a 42-6 runaway past Fairfield Friday. Solon opened with a 14-0 advantage over Fairfield through the first quarter. The Spartans registered a 28-0 advantage at halftime over the Trojans. Neither team could dent the scoreboard in the third quarter. The Spartans got the better of the fourth-quarter scoring, finishing the game in style with a 14-6 edge. Solon improved to 7-1 on the season and 4-0 in district play while Fairfield dropped to 3-5 and 1-3 in district games.
In other action Friday
Williamsburg 63, Grinnell 8
Mt Vernon 65, Washington 6
Pekin 61, Louisa-Muscatine 6
Sigourney-Keota 62, Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont 12
Pleasantville 59 Cardinal 0
Lisbon 45 Van Buren 8
Top ranked in 8 man Winfield Mt Union 66 HLV 0
Ft Madison 55 Mt Pleasant 14
Ottumwa 52 Des Moines East 32
The first round of High School Playoffs will kick off Friday night, and in 8 man Belle Plaine (4-4) at Winfield-Mount Union (8-0) and Baxter (5-3) at WACO (6-1).
In 1A Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont (3-5) at Regina, Iowa City (7-1), West Central Valley (3-5) at Sigourney/Keota (7-1)
In 2A Anamosa (4-4) at Mediapolis (6-2) West Burlington/Notre Dame (5-3) at Camanche (4-4) and Northeast (4-4) at Mid-Prairie (4-4)
In Class A Danville (4-4) at Wapsie Valley (7-1) and Pekin (6-2) at Lynnville-Sully (7-1)
The 5A, 4A and 3A classes still have one week remaining in their regular season schedules before we find out the qualifying teams and pairings for their postseasons.