The Saints were on a mission to bounce back from the upset loss to CR Washington, while West was seeking a big win on homecoming.
The game is scoreless in the first quarter, but Xavier is driving the ball: Quenton Scholer rolls and hits Hunter Baldus with a 12-yard pass inside the West High 10-yard line.
The Saints' Brendan Miller scores on a short touchdown run to give Xavier a 7-0 lead.
Waterloo West had some problems snapping the ball tonight, with one nearly going over quarterback Alex Young head, and Xavier recovers the fumble.
This leads to another Brendan Miller touchdown, making it 14-0 Xavier.
The Saints defense has pitched four shutouts this season -- and this time Hawkeye recruit Matt Nelson sacks West High's Alex Young in the end zone for a safety to make it 16-0 Xavier in the second quarter.
It was all Cedar Rapids Xavier tonight as the Saints win 40-14.
In the third quarter, Waterloo West's outstanding quarterback Alex Young suffered some kind of head/neck injury and had to be taken to the hospital. School officials said Friday night that Alex is going to be all right.