Posted On: 10/20/20 2:30 PM

Thirty-two teams remain standing as we embark on the second week of the playoffs here in Iowa.

Chilly temperatures greeted those that battled it out last week to advance, and that will likely be the case again around the state.

But on the gridiron, the action should be hot and intense as everybody wants to take that next step towards making the UNI-Dome.

Here’s a look at the matchups involving north-central Iowa teams this week in Class A prep football:

Madrid at West Hancock

Madrid pulled one of the bigger surprises when they earned a 41-38 victory at St. Edmond. The reward for the Tigers: defending state champion West Hancock.

The last time these teams met was in the 2011 playoffs on, ironically enough, November 11. The Eagles won, 48-38.

For Madrid, Brady Leonard was the hero last week, scoring two fourth quarter touchdowns to lead the comeback. The junior has thrown for 515 yards and rushed for another 431 with 10 combined TDs.

West Hancock’s beast is Cole Kelly. The senior leads the team with 1,400 yards and 28 touchdowns on just 154 carries. Kelly was part of a three-headed monster attack last year that led the Eagles to

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