Big week ahead for area prep teams

With two weeks left in the regular season, several football teams are jostling for positioning for the postseason playoffs. Iola will travel to Girard.

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October 14, 2021 - 10:02 AM

Iola High's Sam Fager, center, is pursued by Prairie View defenders Cayleb Daniels, left, and Zachary Nordgren Friday. Photo by Richard Luken / Iola Register

Four area teams played home games last Friday, with Southern Coffey County and Yates Center on the road. The area went 3-2 with the Southern Coffey County game being ruled a no-contest. 

Iola falls late to Prairie View 

Iola squandered a 20-6 lead heading into the fourth quarter against Prairie View.A late 25-yard field goal by the Buffalos won the game for Prairie View 23-20. Iola quarterback Landon Weide threw two touchdowns and Brett Willis ran another in for the Mustangs.

Iola sits at 2-4 and will travel to undefeated Girard this Friday night. The Mustangs have two games remaining before postseason play begins.

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