State Football Finals Schedule/Scoreboard Friday 11/20/2020


November 20th, 2020 by Chris Parks

2020 State Football Finals Friday, Nov. 20

Class 1A: OABCIG 33, Van Meter 26 BOX SCORE
OABCIG rallied from down 8 with 2:36 left to win their second straight State Championship. Falcons Quarterback Cooper DeJean scored on a 4-yard run with 1:30 left in the game and then barreled in for the game tying two point conversion, making it 26-all. The Falcons were then able to jar the ball loose from the Bulldogs’ return man on the next kickoff and recover the fumble at the Van Meter 19 yard line. DeJean then weaved his way across the field on the next play for a 19-yard touchdown run to give the Falcons the lead with 1:11 left. Van Meter had one last chance but their 4th down pass attempt was blocked down, giving OABCIG the 1A Title a year after they won the 2A Championship. DeJean finished 14-17 passing for 318 yards and 2 touchdowns with 1 interception. He also ran for 73 yards and two scores. OABCIG won their 25th straight game and finishes 12-0. Van Meter loses in the Class 1A Title game for the second straight year and finishes the season 11-1.

Class 2A State: Waukon 28, Central Lyon 14 BOX SCORE
Waukon outscored Central Lyon/George Little Rock 12-0 in the second half and grabbed their 2nd State Title Friday evening. Waukon outgained the Lions 339-204 and took advantage of 4 Central Lyon turnovers. Ethan O’Neill ran for 107 yards and 1 touchdown for the Indians. Both teams end their seasons at 10-1.

Class 4A: Ankeny 42, Southeast Polk 14 BOX SCORE
The Ankeny Hawks turned a 7 point halftime lead into a big win by outscoring the Southeast Polk Rams 21-0 in the second half. Transfer receiver Arland Bruce IV had a big game with 7 catches for 58 yards and a touchdown. He also ran for 91 yards and 2 more scores. Tailback Jase Bauer carried the ball 18 times for 169 yards and 2 touchdowns for the Hawks as well. Ankeny claims their 3rd State Title and finishes the season 11-1. Southeast Polk got 124 yards on the ground from Titus Christiansen in the loss. The Rams finish the season 10-1.