In Class A defending state champion North Tama begins its title defense against North Butler. The Red Hawks beat North Butler 41-14 in last year's playoffs.
It's North Tama getting on the board first, on fourth and goal Dalton Hulme connects with Mitchell Boerm for the three yard touchdown and it's 7-0 North Tama.
North Tama star Jacob Wrage, a former KWWL Athlete of the Week injured four weeks ago, is still on crutches.
The Red Hawks extend their lead early in the second quarter, Nick Whannel pounds off tackle and rumbles 60 yards for a North Tama touchdown, the Red Hawks lead 14-0 at halftime.
North Tama advances with a 24-7 win over North Butler.