Posted On: 09/15/20 11:00 AM

Along the Mississippi River houses one of Iowa’s most evenly matched and intense high school sports rivalries. Dubuque Senior and Dubuque Hempstead always step up to the occasion when they play each other, especially on football. These games get exceptionally better when both teams are really good, such as the case for this season. So this week I’m breaking the trend of just Central Iowa matchups and take down five takeaways I got from this Eastern Iowa Showdown.

 

Aidan DunneAidanDunne6'0" | QBHempstead | 2021IA does it all for the Mustangs

If there was one offensive player that showed us what he can do on Friday, it’s Hempstead QB Aidan DunneAidanDunne6'0" | QBHempstead | 2021IA. Although his passing statistics don’t jump out, throwing 14/26 for 175 yards and 2 touchdowns, the way he plays does. Make no mistake Dunne is a scrambler that can keep any defense on their toes with what he can do under pressure. Dunne showed how he can extend plays with his legs and feet, allowing receivers like Jackson Ostrander and Noah Pettinger to get open and make a catch. If he has room to run, he can take advantage of that and get a good gain. It should also

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