OHSAA Division 3 State Championship

Posted On: 11/22/20 8:00 AM

Waukee dominated Class 4A, District 6 this past fall, advancing deep into the postseason yet again.

Waterloo West flirted with a winning record with Johnston scoring three victories. Linn-Mar also notched a win.

Here’s a look at the top offensive players from the district:

Jakob Holcomb, Waukee (2021)

A talented quarterback, Jakob Holcomb led the Waukee offense this past year, throwing for 1,306 yards with 15 touchdowns and just two interceptions on 192 attempts. He completed almost 53 percent of his passes and added four rushing scores.

Holcomb has a nice, high release point with his throws. The ball really comes out of his hand quickly. Holcomb displays an ability to make plays happen with his feet as well.

Alexander Linquist, Waukee (2021)

A true dual-threat out of the backfield, Waukee senior Alexander Linquist ran for 1,483 yards and scored seven touchdowns this year on the ground for the Warriors, averaging over five yards per carry. He also caught 11 passes for another 60 yards.

Lindquist is extremely quick and shifty. He’s the type of runner who, when instructed to hit a certain hole, does just that and goes. The first tackler is hardly ever the guy that brings him

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