Live Game Blog: City High and Dowling Catholic


Greetings from the UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls. They’ve let the fans into the game and now the Maroon side is filling up.
We’re in the middle of the pregame show now with the best audio of the season.

Kickoff is at 705 tonight. You can watch on TV on Ch 23 (9 on cable) in Des Moines, then listen to AM1150 on the radio. KWKY has been your station for the Maroons all season.

Here’s the game preview story.

The 4A title game should be a good one between Dowling Catholic and City High of Iowa City.

  • Maroons win toss, defer.
  • City High goes 3 and out.
  • 8 play drive capped by 10 yard pass from Connor Bravard to Ben Boesen. PAT wide right. 6-0 Dowling leads. 7:26 1Q.
  • City High marches 70 yards on 12 plays with Andrew McNulty walking into the end zone. PAT by Cornwell is good. 7-6 City High. 3:27 1st Q.
  • End of 1st Quarter, City High 7 Dowling Catholic 6.
  • Quick drive by the Maroons, 5 plays, 58 yards capped by a 8 yard TD pass to Ben Boesen, his second of the night, PAT by Chapman is good. 13-7 Maroons with 6:21 left in the 2nd Quarter.
  • Great drive by City High, 15 plays, 66 yards ends with a 8 yard TD pass on 3rd down, McNulty to Cedric Readus, 14-13 City High :10 left before half.
  • Halftime. City High 14, Dowling 13.
  • Jesse Gavin of the No, Its Iowa blog joins us at halftime.
  • Fake punt snuffed, Dowling turns over on downs.
  • Big play is a 61 yard catch to Jasper Washington sets up the Adam Prybil TD from 3 yards, 4 plays 66 yard drive. 21-13 City High. 806 left 3rd Quarter.
  • Maroons come back with big drive. 7 play 71 yards with Dalton Parrott scoring from 7 yards on 1st and goal. 2 point conversion by Connor Bravard is good, tie game 21-21. 5:21 left in the 3rd.
  • Cedric Readus goes crazy on a 74 yard TD run. 28-21 with 4:36. 2 play drive going 76 yards.
  • 26 yard FG by Drew Cornwell is good. City High makes it a 2 possession game, 31-21. :33 left in the 3rd quarter.
  • End of 3rd quarter: City High 31 Dowling 21.
  • Fumble by Bravard. City Hi recovers at the 17 of City High.
  • Big house backfield leads the way for Dalton Parrott from 2 yards out for the score. Great drive of 79 yards on 8 plays. Three catches by Amarah Darboh. City High still leads 31-28 with 6:03 to play.
  • FG by Mac Chapman ties it at 31-31.
  • End of regulation tied at 31.
  • Overtime.
  • Dowling gets the ball first. Going into the south endzone.
  • 3 yard TD run by Dalton Parrot. PAT good. 38-31.
  • Defense holds on 4th and goal from 19. Pass knocked down in the endzone.
  • Dowling wins 3rd state title.
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