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As the district championship races get closer to the finish line and the playoff field begins to take shape, the outcome of each game is getting more important.

Week six of the high school football season got off an early start in eastern Iowa with two games Thursday night involving area teams. Iowa City High, the No. 3 team in Class 5A (Associated Press poll), returned from the Quad Cities with a 42-0 shutout of Davenport North and Cedar Rapids Washington celebrated Homecoming with a 20-19 victory over Clear Creek-Amana.

The marquee match-up this week is a battle of rated rivals in Class 5A. On Friday night, No. 2 Cedar Rapids Kennedy hosts No. 7 Cedar Falls at Kingston Stadium.

Here is the full schedule of this week's eastern Iowa games with approximate start times:

Friday, Oct. 1

Hudson at AGWSR, Ackley - 7 PM
A-#4 North Tama, Traer at BCLUW, Conrad - 7 PM
South Hardin, Eldora at Central Springs, Manly
Marshalltown at Des Moines Lincoln - 7 PM
Aplington-Parkersburg at 1A-#5 Dike-New Hartford - 7 PM
Green Mountain-Garwin at Don Bosco, Gilbertville - 7 PM
Colo-Nesco at Dunkerton - 7 PM
Bellevue at East Buchanan, Winthrop - 7 PM
1A-#7 Denver at East Marshall, Le Grand - 7 PM
Kee, Lansing at Edgewood-Colesburg - 7 PM
Meskwaki Settlement at 8P-#8 Gladbrook-Reinbeck - 7 PM
Nashua-Plainfield at A-#5 Grundy Center - 7 PM
Midland, Wyoming at Central, Elkader - 7 PM
Waterloo Columbus Catholic at 1A-#6 Dyersville Beckman Catholic - 7 PM
Riceville at Janesville - 7 PM
1A-#4 Iowa City Regina at Louisa-Muscatine - 7 PM
Saint Ansgar at A-#7 North Butler, Greene - 7 PM
A-#8 Lisbon at Pekin, Packwood - 7 PM
MFL-Mar-Mac at Postville - 7 PM
5A-#6 Linn-Mar, Marion at Southeast Polk - 7 PM
A-#2 North Linn at Starmont - 7 PM
West Central, Maynard at Tripoli - 7 PM
Clarksville at 8P-#10 Turkey Valley, Jackson Junction - 7 PM
South Winneshiek, Calmar at Wapsie Valley, Fairbank - 7 PM

Dubuque Senior at Davenport West - 7:15 PM (Brady Street Stadium) [Homecoming]
Davenport Central at Iowa City West - 7:15 PM [Homecoming]

5A-#7 Cedar Falls at 5A-#2 Cedar Rapids Kennedy - 7:30 PM
Muscatine at Dubuque Hempstead - 7:30 PM (Dalzell Field)
Hampton-Dumont-CAL at 3A-#6 Independence - 7:30 PM [Homecoming]
Jesup at 3A-#10 North Fayette Valley - 7:30 PM (Ron Wymer Stadium)
La Porte City Union at Oelwein - 7:30 PM [Senior Night]
Cedar Rapids Jefferson at Ottumwa - 7:30 PM
4A-#4 Cedar Rapids Xavier at Pella - 7:30 PM [Homecoming]
Iowa Falls-Alden at Roland-Story, Story City - 7:30 PM
Benton, Van Horne at Vinton-Shellsburg - 7:30 PM
Dubuque Wahlert Catholic at 2A-#3 Waukon - 7:30 PM
Marion at 4A-#5 Waverly-Shell Rock - 7:30 PM [Homecoming]
South Tama at 3A-#5 West Delaware, Manchester - 7:30 PM [Homecoming]
Decorah at Western Dubuque, Cascade 7:30 PM
Mid-Prairie, Wellman at Williamsburg - 7:30 PM

5A-#9 Cedar Rapids Prairie at Waterloo West - 7:45 PM (Memorial Stadium)

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