The all-school high school playoffs begin Friday. The Iowa High School Athletic Association divided each class into pods of three or four teams. The winner of each pod advances to the third round.
All of Friday’s games begin at 7 p.m. Admission is $6.
West Central (0-6), as a member of Pod 8, travels to Gladbrook-Reinbeck (6-0). The winner plays the winner of Baxter (3-4) at Iowa Valley, Marengo (3-4)
Starmont (1-6) travels to Wapsie Valley (6-1). Members of Pod 7, the winner will play the winner of North Butler (3-4) at Newman Catholic, Mason City (5-2).
East Buchanan (2-5) travels to Bellevue (3-2) in Pod 9. The winner plays the winner of Postville (0-7) at MFL Mar-Mac (6-1).
Class 1A has 54 teams and 10 first-round byes.
Sumner-Fredericksburg (3-4) travels to Denver (4-3) in Pod 9. The winner plays the winner of Wilton (2-5) at Cascade, Western Dubuque (5-2).
Jesup (2-5) travels to Dike-New Hartford (5-2) in Pod 6. The winner plays the winner of Central, Sioux Rapids (2-5) at South Central Calhoun (5-1).
Class 2A has 54 teams and 10 first-round byes.
Oelwein (2-5) travels to South Tama County, Tama (3-4) in Pod 9. The winner plays Solon (5-2), which Has a first-round bye.
North Fayette Valley (2-5) travels to Crestwood, Cresco (3-3) in Pod 8. The winner plays the winner of Union, La Porte City (0-7) at Monticello (4-1).
Independence (4-1) hosts Roland-Story (0-6) in Pod 5. The winner plays the winner of Hampton-Dumont (3-4) at Iowa Falls-Alden (3-4).