Belaire at Plaquemine
7 p.m. at Plaquemine High’s Canova Stadium
RECORDS: Belaire 5-4, 1-3 in District 6-4A; Plaquemine 6-3, 4-0
LAST WEEK: Belaire lost to Livonia 49-28; Plaquemine beat Tara 40-0
PLAYERS TO WATCH: BELAIRE: FB Anthony Nelson, RB DaQuan Hicks, OL Joseph Carter; PLAQUEMINE: DL Zayein Bouvay, SS Bryant Jones, C Abraham Delfin.
NOTEWORTHY: Plaquemine can win the outright District 6-4A title with a win, the Green Devils’ third district title in a row ... QB Austin Mitchell is set to see his first action since injuring an ankle two weeks ago. ... Belaire’s Hicks leads area 4A-3A rushers with 1,587 yards.
Live Oak at Central
7 p.m. at Central Stadium
RECORDS: Live Oak 5-4, 2-2 in District 4-5A; Central 5-4, 2-2
LAST WEEK: Live Oak lost to Scotlandville 34-7; Central lost to Zachary 49-27
PLAYERS TO WATCH: LIVE OAK: FS Junior Edwards, LB Kyle Knapps, OL Jacob Barbier; CENTRAL: FB Brock Davis, FS Edgar Janise, DE Chris Dowden.
NOTEWORTHY: A winning season and improved playoff status hangs in the balance for both teams ... Central sits at No. 26 and LOHS is at No. 28 in the LHSAA power ratings ... Central’s Gabe Brown has 1,385 passing yards.
St. Amant at Dutchtown
7 p.m. at Dutchtown High
RECORDS: St. Amant 7-2, 2-2 in District 5-5A; Dutchtown 7-2, 4-0
LAST WEEK: St. Amant beat Broadmoor 57-8; Dutchtown beat Catholic 42-7
PLAYERS TO WATCH: ST. AMANT: QB Hayden Mallory, WR/PK Briggs Bourgeois, FS Patrick Wolfe; DUTCHTOWN: OL Mylik McWilliams, WR Averee York, P Caden Story, DL Ryan Trahan.
NOTEWORTHY: Dutchtown can clinch the outright 5-5A title with a win and ensure itself of a playoff game at home ... St. Amant also can secure a home playoff game with a win ... QBs Hayden Mallory (1,988 yards) and Dutchtown’s Jared Sparks (1,492 rank) are among area leaders.
Woodlawn at Livonia
7 p.m. at Livonia High
RECORDS: Woodlawn 5-4, 3-1 in District 6-4A; Livonia 7-2, 3-1
LAST WEEK: Woodlawn beat St. Michael 60-29; Livonoa beat Belaire 49-28
PLAYERS TO WATCH: WOODLAWN: RB Javin Myers, WR/RB Taj Sullivan, QB Jamari Nelson; LIVONIA: OG Owen Thompson, QB Cee Jay Powell, DE Desman Collins.
NOTEWORTHY: Key showdown for two 6-4A teams looking to improve their playoff status ... Woodlawn’s Myers ran for 200 yards last week and has 1,060 yards for the season ... Powell has 1,081 rushing yards for Livonia.
Zachary at Walker
7 p.m. at Walker High
RECORDS: Zachary 8-1, 4-0 in District 4-5A; Walker 5-4, 0-4
LAST WEEK: Zachary beat Central 49-28; Walker lost to Denham Springs 19-7
PLAYERS TO WATCH: ZACHARY: OL Trevor Jackson, WR Shyron White, DB Braylon Jones, DL Darnell Brown???; WALKER: CB Trey Keller, OL John Paul St. Pierre, RB Jalen Hills.
NOTEWORTHY: Sixth-ranked Zachary can finish 10-0 over the last two seasons in District 4-5A ... QBs Lindsey Scott Jr. (1,909 passing, 1,027 rushing yards) and Terry Bozeman (1,967 passing yards) will be showcased ... A win for Walker would secure a playoff berth and a winning season.