Posted On: 01/15/22 8:00 AM

Groupings for districts and substates will be released in the next few weeks, with assignments for Classes 1A and 2A set to be released on Friday, January 21st, and assignments for the larger two classes coming on the 28th. Upsets happen every year in the postseason and we’re taking a look at three teams currently below .500 in each class that you probably don’t want to see in your grouping when they are released. (Records are current as of 1/14/22.)

 

1A

Council Bluffs St. Albert (4-7)

The Falcons are kind of a cheat code for this article, but if I were a 1A school in southwest Iowa, I certainly wouldn’t want to see them in my district. Playing in the Hawkeye Ten, they play against primarily 3A schools throughout the year, which usually leads to a record below .500, but they also generally make pretty deep postseason runs. They’ve been a solid offensive team so far, averaging 57.2 points a game, but are giving up 60.9 points a night. SO far, they have played two games against 1A competition, a 71-55 win over Ankeny Christian, and a 83-42 loss to AHSTW, one of the best teams in

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