Iowa teams combine for 180 points in high school football shootout

Staff Report | Friday, August 31, 2018

Council Bluffs Jefferson beats Sioux City North 99-81 in highest-scoring game in state history.

Video: Cameron Baker highlights
Senior back ran for eight touchdowns in historic win.

A week after scoring just seven points, Jefferson (Council Bluffs) was involved in the highest-scoring high school football game in Iowa history, beating Sioux City North 99-81.

According to Tim Perera of the Omaha World-Herald, Jefferson took a knee late in the game instead of kick an extra point that could have put its total at 100.

Jefferson running back Cameron Baker, a senior with an offer from the Iowa Hawkeyes, ran for 371 yards and eight touchdowns.

The victorious Yellowjackets put up 35 points in the second quarter alone and had 57 at the half.

Not willing to throw in the towel, Sioux City North responded with 60 points of its own in the second half.

Jefferson lost to Sioux City West 34-7 a week ago while North scored 47 in a win.