Week one of the Iowa High School football season is in the books. Here is how our area teams fared. The New Hampton Chickasaw football team opened up their season at home against Charles City. New Hampton was able to score on their opening drive when Braydon Fisher plunged in from inside the five and gave the Chickasaws a 7-0 lead. New Hampton’s defense came up big forcing four turnovers to preserve the shutout and Fisher tallied another touchdown which led to the 14-0 win. Fisher ended the night with 105 rushing yards, Jace Cajthaml, Josh Fenske and Tyler Rentschler each had a fumble recovery and Keegan Kane had in interception for the Chickasaw defense. New Hampton begins the season at 1-0 and they will take that record into Friday’s home game against Waukon.
The Nashua-Plainfield Husky football team was dominant in their season opener on Friday night at Postville. The Huskies used their rushing attack for four touchdowns and Levi Enright returned an interception 28 yards for a score en route to a 38-0 win. Tristan Brase led Nashua with 88 rushing yards, Mason Hyde gained 58 yards on the ground and scored three touchdowns and Luke Bucknell was able to score a rushing touchdown. The Huskies now sit at 1-0 this season and they will play another non-district game this Friday at home against Hudson.
The Turkey Valley Trojan football team was in 8-man action on Friday night at Kee High. The Trojans were able to end up on the positive end of a high scoring game as they beat the Kee Hawks 48-36. Ethan Leibold completed seven passes for 157 yards and three passing touchdownst to go along with a rushing touchdown and Breadon Baumler had 87 rushing yards and three touchdowns. The Trojans will take their 1-0 record into this Friday night’s game at home against West Central Maynard.
The Sumner-Fredericksburg Cougar football team had a rough opening game on Friday night as they opened up at Aplington-Parkersburg. The Cougars dropped the game by a final score of 33-16. Sumner-Fred will look for their first win of the season this Friday night at home against East Buchanan.
The South Winneshiek Warrior football team opened up their season on Friday night with a non-district game at Wapsie Valley. The Warriors were able to get a passing touchdown from Levi Lukes to Cole Klimesh, but it wasn’t enough as they lost the game 27-8. The Warriors will take on Saint Ansgar at home this Friday night in search of their first win.