Two football players to watch from western Iowa. Published in The World-Herald on Thursday, Oct. 4.
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Sam Markham, Atlantic: The senior receiver caught eight passes for 182 yards and two touchdowns, and added the game-winning two-point reception in the fourth quarter as the Trojans edged ADM 28-27 in Class 3-A, District 1 play.
Evan Mellott, Red Oak: In a 35-14 Class 2-A, District 8 win at Clarinda, the junior carried 27 times for 205 yards and three scores to go with his 12 tackles. After losing 20 straight games, the Tigers have won two in a row and are third in their district at 2-2.