Class 5A Iowa State Playoff Projections Following Week #6





With the elimination of districts in Class 5A football, all 36 teams are, essentially, independents. The 16 playoff teams will be determined solely by Ratings Percentage Index (RPI). There is playoff football on the table for the SC North Stars and SC East Black Raiders!


RPI is determined by three factors: W-L percentage (37.5 percent), opponents’ W-L percentage (37.5 percent) and opponents’ opponents’ W-L percentage (25 percent). Here is how the top 20 teams stand through six weeks determined by our UNOFFICIAL calculations:

1. Southeast Polk (5-1, 30-24, 261-225, .6551) 2. West Des Moines Valley (5-1, 30-24, 259-227, .6540) 3. Iowa City High (6-0, 20-34, 268-218, .6518) 4. Cedar Rapids Kennedy (6-0, 20-34, 264-222, .6497) 5. Cedar Rapids Prairie (5-1, 29-25, 250-236, .6425) 6. Urbandale (5-1, 24-30, 269-217, .6176) 7. Linn-Mar (5-1, 21-33, 269-217, .5967) 8. Ankeny (4-2, 29-25, 262-224, .5862) 9. Pleasant Valley (4-2, 29-25, 240-246, .5749) 10. Ames (4-2, 29-25, 233-253, .5713) 11. Cedar Falls (4-2, 27-27, 247-239, .5646) 12. Des Moines Lincoln (4-2, 27-27, 246-240, .5640) 13. Dubuque Senior (4-2, 27-27, 237-249, .5594) 14. West Des Moines Dowling (3-3, 33-21, 256-230, .5484) 15. Waukee Northwest (3-3, 32-22, 263-223, .5450) 16. Ankeny Centennial (3-3, 32-22, 256-230, .5414) – - - - - - - 17. Des Moines Roosevelt (4-2, 23-31, 251-236, .5388) 18. Sioux City North (4-2, 19-35, 253-233, .5120) 19. Sioux City East (3-3, 26-28, 255-231, .4993) 20. Dubuque Hempstead (3-3, 26-28, 240-246, .4916)


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