Dalllas Center-Grimes suffered their first loss of the season Friday night as they fell to Pella 35-18 in the Class 3A State Quarterfinals.
DCG took the early lead on a Daly Jarnagin interception return, but the Dutch answered right away with a 68 yard TD pass. The Mustangs then got a 36 yard field goal from Austin James to take a 10-7 lead before Pella took the lead 14-10 at half.
Pella then scored two touchdowns in the first 70 seconds of the second half to take a 28-10 lead and the Mustangs could not recover. Tanner Epple scored a late TD for the Mustangs to bring the final score.
The Mustangs finish the season at 10-1 overall and were the District 2 Champs. It was the first undefeated regular season in 20 years.