Week 3 of the Advocate News Football Contest proved difficult for the contestants to predict the high school games.
The tiebreaker score was 40, the total number of points in Georgia’s 23-17 win over Notre Dame.
Koy Snider of Wilton won the $25 top prize this week, missing three games and guessing 53 for the tiebreaker.
Ed VanZandt of Wilton took second place and $15 this week, missing three games and guessing 55 for the tiebreaker.
Linda Guyer of Durant took third place and $10 this week, missing three games and having a tiebreaker prediction of 56.
This week’s scores included: Johnston 14, Muscatine 0; Cedar Falls 35, Bettendorf 32; Solon 17, Assumption 13; Washington 42, West Liberty 20; Western Dubuque 21, North Scott 3; Durant 7, Wapello 0; Benton 48, Wilton 14; Wisconsin 35, Michigan 14; Michigan State 31, Northwestern 10; Iowa State 72, UL Monroe 20; Auburn 28, Texas A&M 20; Georgia 23, Notre Dame 17; Washington 45, BYU 19; Missouri 34, South Carolina 14; Pittsburgh 35, UCF 34.
Be sure to play week 4 of the football contest. You may cut out the form in the newspaper or forms are available from our following advertisers: Gerdau, Casey’s General Store (Durant and Wilton locations), CBI Bank & Trust, Toyota of Muscatine, Family Eye & Contact Lens Center, Community Bank & Trust, Liberty Trust & Savings Bank, Keller’s Home Furnishings (Tipton), Sinclair Tractor, Wilton office of DeWitt Bank & Trust, Wilton Auto, LorLen Candles, Gifts & Antiques, Durant Collision and Latta Harris Hanon & Penningroth CPAs.
A reminder that only this year’s PURPLE contest forms and forms from the paper are accepted. Forms of other colors from past years will be disqualified. Patronize our local advertisers today to pick up forms!
Also a tradition since 2010, the Football Contest will have a “12 weeks, 12 winners” theme. Participants are limited to one first place finish over the 12-week period of the contest. (All winners can continue to play week-to-week, but each entrant is limited to one first place finish.)