Lewis Central Titans

(KMAland) -- The second in-season KMAland Soccer Power Rankings are here. Let’s see what has changed in the past 12 days. Well, as it turns out, not a whole lot.

There is one slight change in the girls rankings a little bit more movement in the boys. Inside these rankings you’ll find the ranking, the team, their record and their record since the last rankings.


1. Lewis Central (11-1, 5-0): Comparing scores is never a smart thing to do. However, their 7-1 win over Thomas Jefferson stands out. If only I would have waited four days to update these rankings, I could have made a head-to-head comparison between LC and AL. (PR: 2)

2. Abraham Lincoln (8-1, 2-0): They played just twice, but they beat two tough opponents – Tri-Center and TJ. The showdown with LC awaits, but they have a sneaky tough St. Albert team tonight first. (PR: 1)

3. Treynor (10-1, 5-0): The Cardinals have won their last five games by a combined 30-1. And that includes four teams ranked in the top 65 of Varsity Bound’s Power Index. It would be surprising if they see a test again the rest of the way. (PR: 3)

4. Glenwood (9-2, 2-0): The Rams have silently been among the top teams in the area and took down St. Albert and Sioux City East by one goal each their last two times out. A trip to LC one week from now looms. (PR: 4)

5. Tri-Center (8-2, 3-1): Is it just me or are the Trojans a really strong No. 5? This shows the strength of the area in girls soccer this year. And heck, they are this close to being in the No. 2 spot, losing a tough, tight one to AL their last time out. (PR: 5)

6. Thomas Jefferson (4-5, 0-3): The Jackets have played LC, AL and Waverly-Shell Rock since the last rankings. Whoof. It doesn’t get a whole lot easier, either, with Sioux City East, Maryville and St. Albert the next three. (PR: 6)

7. Underwood (5-3, 2-2): The Eagles followed dominant wins over Logan-Magnolia and Harlan with losses to Sioux City North and Gilbert. Their 3-2 win over St. Albert on April 9th continues to separate them from the Saintes. (PR: 7)

8. St. Albert (5-4, 2-2): The Saintes have improved mightily from the beginning of the season. They’ve maintained competitiveness in losses to Tri-Center (3-1) and Glenwood (2-1) while also edging Atlantic (4-3) and taking down Harlan (4-1) since the last rankings. (PR: 8)

9. Atlantic (5-5, 2-3): The Trojans faced LC, Treynor and St. Albert in their first three since the last rankings, but they followed with back-to-back shutout wins over Harlan and Nodaway Valley/West Central Valley. A look at the schedule shows they could make a nice streak of wins heading into a May 21st meeting with Glenwood. (PR: 9)

10. Kuemper Catholic (7-5, 4-0): Speaking of streaking, the Knights beat Creston, Logan-Magnolia, Collins-Maxwell and Webster City by a combined 20-1 in their last four matches. How about a Friday night statement game against Tri-Center? (PR: 10)


1. Lewis Central (8-3, 3-0): The Titans have rolled in their last three games, beating TJ, Heelan and Creston by a combined 22-0. They’re feeling good heading into their big meeting with Denison-Schleswig tonight. (PR: 1)

2. Denison-Schleswig (6-2, 3-1): The Monarchs have a chance to take control of the Hawkeye Ten (and these rankings) later tonight. Since the last rankings, they’ve won a pair one-goal games, impressively beat Kuemper by three and took an L against a strong Storm Lake program. (PR: 2)

3. Abraham Lincoln (4-6, 2-0): Just two games since the last rankings, but eh Lynx took care of St. Albert and Thomas Jefferson by 2-1 and 10-0 scores, respectively. (PR: 3)

4. Glenwood (6-5, 3-1): A big 5-3 win over St. Albert highlights their four-game stretch since the last rankings. Uniquely enough, the Rams are 6-1 on the road and 0-4 at home. Home matches with Creston and Kuemper loom this week. (PR: 5)

5. St. Albert (7-5, 3-4): The Falcons are on a seven-day pause after a heavy schedule over the past 12 days. One of their three wins came against previous state No. 1 Beckman Catholic. Their losses were to AL, Glenwood, Assumption and Regina Catholic. That’s as challenging a stretch of games as you’re going to see in the entire state. (PR: 4)

6. Treynor (8-2, 6-0): The Cardinals have hit their stride with wins over Kuemper, Logan-Magnolia, Panorama, Missouri Valley, Riverside and Underwood by a combined 43-2. Whoof. A big test with AL comes tonight. (PR: 8)

7. Riverside (8-1, 4-1): The Bulldogs took their first L of the season – at Treynor on Saturday – but they’ve since responded with wins over Logan-Magnolia and Underwood. (PR: 7)

8. Creston (4-4, 1-2): Losses to Riverside and Lewis Central are understandable. They also took care of business against Atlantic (6-0) in their other match since the last rankings. A big trip to Glenwood comes up tonight. (PR: 6)

9. Kuemper Catholic (6-5, 4-4): They managed to play eight matches since the last rankings and six of them were against non-KMAland opponents. Their only two matchups KMAland foes were losses to Treynor (4-0) and Denison-Schleswig (4-1). (PR: 9)

10. Harlan (2-10, 2-1): The Cyclones’ record is not pretty, but they’ve been competitive in losses this year to Treynor (3-2), Lewis Central (2-0), Kuemper (2-1) and Denison-Schleswig (2-1). They are really not that far away from a record hovering around or over .500, and comparing some scores with other potential teams here shows the Cyclones have simply been more competitive. (PR: NR)

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