Belaire at Lutcher
7 p.m. at LHS-Lutcher
RECORDS: Belaire 1-5, 1-2 in District 6-4A; Lutcher 6-1, 4-0.
LAST WEEK: Belaire did not play; Lutcher beat St. Michael, 45-7.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: BELAIRE: QB-DB Jarvis York, WR-DB Gerome Springer, RB-DB Philip Stephens, OL-DL Jonathan Matthews, OL-DL Nicholas Lathan; LUTCHER: RB Daniel Taylor, DB Jordan Batiste, QB Ruston Matherne, LB Blake Roussel.
NOTEWORTHY: Lutcher hosts a 6-4A team from Baton Rouge for the third time in four weeks. ... Taylor ran for 219 yards on 19 carries with three TDs last week to pace Lutcher, while Matherne passed for 183 yards. Taylor is also LHS’ all-time leading rusher with more than 5,000 yards. ... Lutcher is ranked fourth in Class 4A. ... Belaire used the open date to recover from injuries and work on fundamentals. ... The Bengals must limit big plays against Lutcher.
Broadmoor at Lafayette
7 p.m. at Lafayette High
RECORDS: Broadmoor 4-3; Lafayette 1-6.
LAST WEEK: Broadmoor beat Tara, 22-16; Lafayette lost to Acadiana, 49-5.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: BROADMOOR: QB Joshua Rogers, RB Devontae Thomas, RB-WR Reginald Williams; LAFAYETTE: RB Devin Benjamin, RB Ray Thompson, QB Tommy Jackson, WR Sam Mestayer.
NOTEWORTHY: Broadmoor steps out of District 6-4A play to face Lafayette of 3-5A. ... The Bucs snapped a two-game losing streak with a win over Tara last Thursday. ... Benjamin leads Lafayette with 647 rushing yards, while Jackson has 390 and Thompson adds 385. ... A rare matchup between two teams that run a veer offense. ... Thomas scored the winning TD on a 4-yard run in the fourth quarter for Broadmoor last week.
Catholic at East Ascension
7 p.m. at Spartan Stadium, Gonzales Primary School.
RECORDS: Catholic 2-5, 2-0 in District 5-5A; East Ascension 4-3, 0-2.
LAST WEEK: Catholic beat McKinley, 15-14; EAHS lost to Dutchtown, 35-25.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: CATHOLIC: RB D.J. Woodard, WR Ken Ward, LB John Morgan Morain, LB Austin Dedon; EAST ASCENSION: QB Adam Miller, FS Ruben Stephens, OL Darren Simoneaux, LB Brelens Aikens, CB Vance Grayson, PK Mason Decoteau.
NOTEWORTHY: Catholic has won two straight after opening the season with five losses. ... EAHS has lost two straight after a 4-1 start. ... EAHS coach Paul Bourgeois is in his first year, but knows Catholic because his Sulphur team faced the Bears in the playoffs in 2005. ... Ward caught a 74-yard TD pass for Catholic last week. ... Jarvis had a 60-yard TD run for EAHS. ... The radio broadcast will be on 104.5-FM.
at Denham Springs
7 p.m. at DSHS
RECORDS: Central 3-4, 1-1 in District 4-5A; Denham Springs 5-2, 2-0.
LAST WEEK: Central beat Walker, 54-15; Denham Springs beat Live Oak, 48-22.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: CENTRAL: WR Gary Triplett, TE Jake Meyer, QB Brett Courville, OL Ashton Stokes, DB Kevin Henry, LB Thomas Eddelmon, DE Joey Jarreau, DE Larry Bradford; DENHAM SPRINGS: QB Kyle Cedotal, OL Austin Loup, WR Dron Singleton, WR-DB Brian Garrett, DL Tevin Lawson, DB Reggie Williams, DB Justin Turner.
NOTEWORTHY: One of the Baton Rouge area’s longest running rivalries, dating to 1948. ... Denham Springs leads the series 31-28-4 and won 13-9 last season. ... Cedotal leads DSHS with 1,077 passing yards and 14 TDs. ... Sterling Suggs has 342 receiving yards for the Yellow Jackets. ... Central’s Courville has passed for 904 yards and six TDs and rushed for 406 yards and 11 TDs. ... Triplett has 287 receiving yards for CHS. ... Radio broadcasts will be on 1210-AM and 1550-AM.
Istrouma vs. Tara
7 p.m. at Olympia Stadium
RECORDS: Istrouma 0-7, 0-4 in District 6-4A; Tara 2-5, 0-3.
LAST WEEK: Istrouma lost to Plaquemine, 56-6; Tara lost to Broadmoor, 22-16.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: ISTROUMA: RB Ron Clark, WR Jason Brumfield, DE Thomas Singleton; TARA: FS Jared Bryant, QB John Washington, DE Lionel Russell, WR Kaelon Stevenson, OL-DL Dequarius Parks.
NOTEWORTHY: Stevenson had 129 receiving yards last week for Tara, while Washington threw for 188 yards. Washington has 1,137 yards passing for the season. ... The Trojans will be without RB Tyrick Nelson, who was injured in the third quarter last week. ... Istrouma seeks its first win of the year. ... The Indians of first-year coach Johnny Felders have been hampered by injuries.
McKinley at St. Amant
7 p.m. at The Pit, St. Amant Middle School
RECORDS: McKinley 3-4, 1-1 in District 5-5A; St. Amant 4-3, 0-2.
LAST WEEK: McKinley lost to Catholic, 15-14; St. Amant lost to Woodlawn, 39-33.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: MCKINLEY: RB Lenard Tillery, OL Donovan McCray, DT Keon Smart, CB Dave White; ST. AMANT: OL D.J. Nickens, RB Kirk Elisar, SS Jonovan Lewis, LB Nathan Martinez.
NOTEWORTHY: Key 5-5A game for two teams look to improve their chances for a playoff berth. ... MHS’ Tillery has had two consecutive 200-yard rushing games, tallying 212 yards last week and now has 631 yards for the season. ... St. Amant’s Trey Washington has 598 rushing yards with 14 TDs. ... McKinley travels to play an Ascension-based opponent for the second time in three weeks. ... QB Tyler Guillory has passed for 579 yards and seven TDs and also averages 36.8 yards per punt.
St. Michael at Plaquemine
7 p.m. at Plaquemine High’s Canova Stadium.
RECORDS: St. Michael 6-1, 2-1 in District 6-4A; Plaquemine 4-3, 3-0.
LAST WEEK: St. Michael lost to Lutcher, 45-7; Plaquemine beat Istrouma, 56-6.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: ST. MICHAEL: LB Alex Ruch, DT Logan Patty, WR Bo Aucoin, OL Dustin Miller, P Christopher Reid, DE Matthew Lofton, OL Josh Ambeau, RB-WR C.J. Okpalobi; PLAQUEMINE: FS DeOndre Philson, DT Jared Tackno, LB Patrick Howard, C Orlando Batiste, OL D’Warren Jones, RB Myron Jack.
NOTEWORTHY: A key 6-4A game. ... Plaquemine prefers to run the ball, while St. Michael passes it. ... A.J. Fletcher has made five of six field goals for St. Michael. ... SMHS’ Dash Duncan has 1,355 passing yards with 18 TDs. Adams has tallied 581 receiving yards and 13 TDs. ... Julius Maracalin (547 rushing yards) is the top rusher for PHS, which has won three straight games in 6-4A play.
Scotlandville at Live Oak
7 p.m. at LOHS-Watson
RECORDS: Scotlandville 6-1, 1-1 in District 4-5A; Live Oak 2-5, 0-2.
LAST WEEK: Scotlandville beat Zachary, 41-36; Live Oak lost to Denham Springs, 48-22.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: SCOTLANDVILLE: WR Cevon Cage, RB Dontrail Hilliard, QB Kimani Smith, LB Henry Taylor; LIVE OAK: QB Cole Leblanc, RB-WR Beau Forrest.
NOTEWORTHY: Scotlandville rebounded from its first loss to upend preseason 4-5A favorite Zachary last week. ... Smith passed for 341 yards and five TDs last week to pace Scotlandville, while Cage had nine catches for 223 yards and four TDs. ... Smith has 1,300 passing yards and 16 TDs. ... Leblanc ran 66 yards for a TD and tossed two TD passes last week. ... Scotlandville’s Hilliard ran for 207 yards last week. ... The game will also be streamed over the Internet at www.bayousportsnetwork.com or with app IBSN for iPhones and Android phones.
Woodlawn at Dutchtown
7 p.m. at Dutchtown High
RECORDS: Woodlawn 3-4, 1-1 in District 5-5A; Dutchtown 7-0, 2-0.
LAST WEEK: Woodlawn beat St. Amant, 39-33; Dutchtown beat East Ascension, 35-25.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: WOODLAWN: QB Kendall Barnes, RB Kenneth Collins, WR Andrew McNicoll, DL Ryan Briggs, LB-S Devante Davis, FS Triandus Edwards; DUTCHTOWN: DB Jacolby Bureau, DB-RB Landon Collins, DB-WR Shelby Christy, DB Austin Sampson, DB Tevin Reid, PK Tyler Sarrazan.
NOTEWORTHY: Two high-scoring teams square off. ... Kenneth Collins ran for 100 yards and two TDs last week for Woodlawn. ... Barnes has 1,636 passing yards and 25 TDs for WHS, while Jamaal Lofton has 850 yards receiving with a total of 19 TDs. ... Dutchtown’s Collins has 821 rushing yards, 16 TDs and is averaging 14.4 yards per carry. ... DHS QB Mason Nickens ran for 111 yards last week. ... Dutchtown continues to be ranked second by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association. ... Game will be be broadcast on 104.9 FM.
Zachary at Walker
7 p.m. at Walker High
RECORDS: Zachary 5-2, 1-1 in District 4-5A; Walker 3-4, 1-1.
LAST WEEK: Zachary lost to Scotlandville, 41-36; Walker lost to Central, 54-15.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: ZACHARY: DL Ty Simpson, LB Jared Brown, DB Kendrick Clark, OL Chris Taylor, WR Connor Haynes, WR Austin Haynes, WR Adante Louis; WALKER: RB-QB Carlton Perkins, LB Kyron Scott, LB Jacob Thurmon, DE Hayden Erwin, WR Desi Rosado.
NOTEWORTHY: Walker’s Perkins still leads the state in rushing with 1,495 yards and 21 TDs. He has been hampered by injuries for two weeks. ... Zachary’s Pace ranks among local 5A and state passing leaders with 1,554 yards and 14 TDs. ... Pace passed for 247 yards last week, while RB Ladarrius Vessell scored four TDs for the Broncos. ... Listen to the game on the Internet by going to zacharyshools.org and click on Bronco sports live audio feed.
Brusly at St. Charles
7 p.m. at St. Charles Catholic, LaPlace.
RECORDS: Brusly 5-2, 2-0 in 7-3A; St. Charles 7-0, 2-0.
LAST WEEK: Brusly beat St. James, 21-14; St. Charles beat Port Allen, 48-0.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: BRUSLY: QB Jay Christophe, RB Sherrod Patterson, S Cullen Prejean, DT Jasper Bowden; ST. CHARLES: QB Donnie Savoie, RB Lazedrick Thompson, RB Jeffrey Hall, WR Sammy Miller.
NOTEWORTHY: Christophe passed for three touchdowns last week as Brusly stayed unbeaten in district. ... Brusly, which began the season with three straight road games, hits the road again after playing its past four games at home. ... St. Charles, ranked first in the 3A poll, has outscored its six opponents by a combined score of 327-25. None of the games has been decided by fewer than 28 points. ... Thompson, a Tulane commitment, has rushed for 829 yards and 19 touchdowns. Marcus Hall, St. Charles’ second-leading rusher with 617 yards, left last week’s game against Port Allen with an arm injury. ... Friday’s game will be broadcast on 1590 AM.
Capitol at Redemptorist
7 p.m. at Majella Field.
RECORDS: Capitol 0-7, 0-2 in 7-2A; Redemptorist 2-5, 1-1.
LAST WEEK: Redemptorist lost to Episcopal, 55-33; Capitol lost to University, 42-0.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: CAPITOL: WR/S Joseph McWilliams, C/DT Michael Brady; REDEMPTORIST: RB-LB Jestin Kelly, RB-LB Deno Mullens, WR Greg Snee, DB Ray Fields, OL Brice Hooper.
NOTEWORTHY: Capitol defeated Southern Lab in Week 4, but the LHSAA has forced the Lions to forfeit that game for using ineligible players. ... Capitol managed just 79 yards in the loss to U-High last week. ... Redemptorist trailed Episcopal 21-20 at the half last week before the Knights pulled away. Josh Courtney passed for 278 yards and four touchdowns, connecting on 21 of his 27 attempts.
East Feliciana at Baker
7 p.m. at Baker’s Wedge Kyes Stadium
RECORDS: East Feliciana 2-4, 0-1 in District 6-3A; Baker 1-6, 0-2.
LAST WEEK: East Feliciana did not play; Baker lost to Parkview Baptist, 22-0.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: EAST FELICIANA: QB-DE Kendell Beckwith, OL DeQuan Franklin, DB Eillis Eubanks, LB Wando Stampley, DL Christopher Matthews; BAKER: WR-DB-KR Brenton Tolliver, RB Michael Gosserand, FB Kensley Septs, OL Sevon Brown, OL Ryan Keys.
NOTEWORTHY: EFHS lost four straight before last week’s open date. ... Baker faces a sportsmanship hearing as a result of last week’s game-ending altercation at Parkview Baptist. ... Gosserand is expected to start for the first time since suffering an injury in the preseason jamboree at Zachary. ... It is EFHS first game since losing to Parkview two weeks ago. ... Beckwith had 150 yards of total offense for EFHS in its loss to PBS.
Episcopal at Northeast
7 p.m. at Northeast.
RECORDS: Episcopal 6-1, 1-1 in 7-2A; Northeast 2-5, 0-2.
LAST WEEK: Episcopal beat Redemptorist, 55-33; Northeast lost to Dunham, 34-18.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: EPISCOPAL: DE Gaines Hanks, WR/DB Jarrell Rogers, RB/LB Mike Henry, RB/LB Garrett Simpson, DB Josh Posner; NORTHEAST: QB Ronnie Davis, RB Reggie Richardson, LB Damonta Richardson, LB Taijah Jackson.
NOTEWORTHY: Henry ran for 223 yards and five touchdowns last week, upping his season totals to 834 yards and 14 scores. ... Episcopal’s only loss came in a 21-17 setback against University in the district opener. ... The Knights are ranked sixth in the 2A state poll. ... Northeast struggled again to protect the football against Dunham last week as the Vikings were intercepted three times. ... Friday’s game will be broadcast locally on 1460 AM.
Livonia at Northwest
7 p.m. at Northwest, Opelousas.
RECORDS: Livonia 6-1, 1-1 in 5-3A; Northwest 2-5, 0-2.
LAST WEEK: Livonia lost to Eunice, 22-20; Northwest lost to Church Point, 34-6.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: LIVONIA: OL-Trevor Chauvin. TE Brandon Armand, QB Mason Torres, RB Mark Lewis, WR Tyrus Georgetown, LB Russell Farris, DB Darius Hammond, LB Zack Guillot; NORTHWEST: WR Henry Synegal, QB Geremy Leday, WR Justin Ardoin, RB/LB Travis Brooks, DL Nick Thierry.
NOTEWORTHY: Livonia, ranked seventh in the 3A poll, looks to rebound from its first loss of the year. ... Hall has rushed for 1,020 yards and 19 touchdowns on 119 carries, good for an 8.6-yard average per carry. ... Leday is in his first year as Northwest’s quarterback after playing fullback last year. ... Northwest has been outscored 96-25 by Eunice and Church Point in its two district games.
vs. Glen Oaks
7 p.m. at Louisiana Leadership Institute’s Doug Williams Stadium
RECORDS: Parkview 4-3, 2-0 in District 6-3A; Glen Oaks 3-3, 1-0.
LAST WEEK: Parkview beat Baker, 22-0; Glen Oaks beat West Feliciana, 21-20.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: PARKVIEW: LB Brody Burkhalter, DL Tom Bove, DL Josh Perkins, QB Brennan Bozeman, RB Hezekiah Randolph, OL Luke Gomez, TE Sam Wimberly; GLEN OAKS: WR Godfrey Wheeler, RB Johnta Hebert, OL Trey Tolliver, LB Oscar Paul, DL Herbert Kennedy.
NOTEWORTHY: GOHS plays at Doug Williams Stadium for the second time this season. ... Donald Clark takes over as the interim coach since GOHS head coach Landry Williams was placed on administrative leave. ... The Panthers scored a key victory over West Feliciana last week. ... PBS plays for the first time since its game with Baker was called last week in the third quarter because of an altercation. ... PBS and Baker face a Louisiana High School Athletic Association sportsmanship hearing next week.
Pointe Coupee Central
at Sacred Heart-VP
7 p.m. at Sacred Heart, Ville Platte.
RECORDS: Pointe Coupee Central 2-2, 3-4 in 6-1A; Sacred Heart 6-1, 4-0.
LAST WEEK: Pointe Coupee Central beat False River, 20-14; Sacred Heart beat Opelousas Catholic, 10-0.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: POINTE COUPEE CENTRAL: QB Kevin Bourgeois, RB-DB David St. Cyr, DE D’Aaron Bennett; SACRED HEART: QB Nick Firmin, RB Drew David.
NOTEWORTHY: St. Cyr iced Pointe Coupee’s second win with a 12-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter. ... Sacred Heart has won four straight games, all by double figures, since losing to rival Ville Platte in the Tee Cotton Bowl.
Pope John Paul II
at St. Helena Central
7 p.m. at St. Helena Central.
RECORDS: Pope John Paul 5-2, 2-0 in 8-2A; St. Helena 1-7, 0-2.
LAST WEEK: Pope John Paul beat Northlake Christian, 42-22; St. Helena Central lost to Springfield, 42-21.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: POPE JOHN PAUL: QB Ryan Noonan, RB Mark Fos, WR/RB Evan Labatt; ST. HELENA: WR/DB Brandon Williams, QB Robert Trout, TE/DE Jessie Clark, C/DE Justin Davis.
NOTEWORTHY: Pope John Paul coach Mark Jeanmard is a Redemptorist graduate. He led the Jaguars to an 8-4 finish in 2010, his third year at the helm. ... St. Helena will look to snap a five-game skid against a Pope John Paul team that has won three straight. ... Pope John Paul, which hasn’t won a district title since 1997, shares the 8-2A lead with St. Thomas Aquinas at 2-0. ... St. Helena has averaged 29.8 points in the five-game losing streak, but has given up 46.2 over that same stretch.
7 p.m. at Donaldsonville.
RECORDS: Port Allen 6-1, 1-1 in 7-3A; Donaldsonville 3-4, 1-1.
LAST WEEK: Port Allen lost to St. Charles, 48-0; Donaldsonville beat E.D. White, 28-27, in overtime.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: PORT ALLEN: QB-CB Caleb Johnson, C Adrian Guss, OT Marcus Keys, S Anthony Coleman, DE Morris Miller, CB Lebeaux Cooper; DONALDSONVILLE: QB Devon Breaux, WR Leondre James, RB Tre Brown, LB Cortez Mitchell, LB Benton Mitchell.
NOTEWORTHY: Port Allen trailed No. 1 St. Charles only 13-0 at halftime last week, but was outscored 21-0 in a pivotal third quarter. ... Breaux scored the winning points for Donaldsonville last week on a two-point conversion run in overtime. Brown scored on the previous play to bring the Tigers within one. ... Breaux ranks second in the state in yards passing. The Tulane commitment has thrown for 1,763 yards and 17 touchdowns on 112-of-162 passing.
at Christian Life
7 p.m. at Christian Life
RECORDS: Southern Lab 6-1, 2-0 in 7-1A; Christian Life 5-2, 2-0.
LAST WEEK: Southern Lab beat Mount Hermon, 54-7; Christian Life beat Varnado, 42-16.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: SOUTHERN LAB: WR Cardell Brown, RB Maurice Aucoin, DT Chris Bowman, DE Derrick McKee, LB Jarrot Thomas; CHRISTIAN LIFE:. WR Frank Bartley, RB Jerrell Richardson, WR/DB Dwayne Carral, OL/DT Braxton Morgan, OG Jerry Burden.
NOTEWORTHY: The LHSAA has forced Capitol to forfeit its victory over Southern Lab in September for using ineligible players. The Kittens are 6-1 because of the forfeit. ... Christian Life has won three straight to gain a share of the 7-1A lead. Lab and Kentwood are 2-0 in district as well.
Jewel Sumner at Albany
7 p.m. at AHS-Albany
RECORDS: Sumner 3-4, 1-1 in District 8-3A; Albany 4-3, 0-2.
LAST WEEK: Sumner lost to Amite, 38-7; Albany lost to Independence, 42-13.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: SUMNER: LB Tyler Trout, DB Jeremy Cutrer, QB Michael Spears; ALBANY: QB Louis Sansovich, WR Jamare Jackson.
NOTEWORTHY: Sansovich has passed for more than 900 yards and has more than 700 yards rushing for Albany. ... The Hornets were hindered by five turnovers last week. ... Jackson caught a 58-yard scoring pass from Sansovich last week. ... AHS raced out to a 13-0 lead, but yielded six straight TDs to Independence. ... Sumner has lost three straight and has not scored an offensive TD since a Week 4 game with McDonogh 35.
University at Dunham
7 p.m. at Dunham stadium, off Siegen Lane.
RECORDS: University 7-0, 2-0 in 7-2A; Dunham 4-3, 2-0.
LAST WEEK: University beat Capitol, 42-0,; Dunham beat Northeast, 34-18.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: UNIVERSITY: RB Nick Brossette, OL Garrett Brumfield, WR Zach Aguilar, DB Jarrod Franklin, DB Bo Bankston, DB Chisa Egbelu; DUNHAM: RB/SS Jordan Lange, LB Russ Viguerie, WR Austin Miller, NG Sid Carrier, DE Kyle Clary.
NOTEWORTHY: Brossette accounted for four touchdowns last week against Capitol as the Cubs scored all 42 points in the first half. For the season, the freshman running back has rushed for 831 yards and 14 touchdowns on 127 carries. ... University remains third in the 2A state poll. ... Dunham scored 20 unanswered points in the third quarter against Northeast and improve to 2-0 in district. The Tigers return home after playing their last three games on the road. ... Lange has rushed for a team-high 609 yards on 89 attempts. He doubles as one of Dunham’s top defenders.
at Catholic-Pointe Coupee
7 p.m. at Community Park, New Roads.
RECORDS: Westminster 5-2, 4-0 in 6-1A; Catholic-Pointe Coupee 2-5, 2-2.
LAST WEEK: Westminster beat St. Edmund, 34-13; Catholic-PC beat North Central, 20-0.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: WESTMINSTER: QB Thomas Kemp, RB Tyler Louviere, RB Donyell Young, DE Nick Waguespack; CATHOLIC-PC: OL/DL Dylan Ramagos, RB/LB Forest Cazayoux, K Zach Jarreau, DL Kenny Banks, WR Alex Guidry, WR Thomas Camper, WR/LB Dillon Foster, LB Thomas LeBlanc.
NOTEWORTHY: Westminster, ranked 10th in the 2A poll, shares the 6-1A lead with Sacred Heart at 4-0. The Crusaders host the Trojans next week. ... Cazayoux has rushed for 389 yards and five touchdowns on 106 carries. Jarreau has completed 49 of 94 passes for 332 yards and two scores. ... Waguespack is a returning all-stater at defensive end. ... Kemp ran for 226 yards and two touchdowns on 29 carries against St. Edmund last week. Louviere had 70 yards on 12 carries.
West St. John
at White Castle
7 p.m. at White Castle High.
RECORDS: West St. John 5-2, 2-0 in 9-1A; White Castle 2-5, 1-1.
LAST WEEK: West St. John beat Ascension Catholic, 47-19; White Castle lost to St. John, 21-13.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: WEST ST. JOHN: RB Kylum Favorite, QB Austin Howard, WR Jairus Moll, WR Austin Terry, WR Lawrence Williams, DE Ronnie Feist, LB Dontre Turner, DB Justin Bethancourt; WHITE CASTLE: RB Tyre Bracken, WR-DB Terrance Taylor, WR Robert Franklin.
NOTEWORTHY: West St. John, ranked ninth in the 1A state poll, entered the week tied with St. John for first place in 9-1A at 2-0. The Rams and Eagles meet next week in Edgard. ... Bracken rushed for 184 yards and two touchdowns in the loss to St. John last week. He gave the Bulldogs the lead with a 1-yard run in the second half.
at Centreville Academy
7 p.m. at Centreville, Miss.
RECORDS: Central Private 1-8, 0-3 in 6-2A; Centreville 7-2, 2-0.
LAST WEEK: Central Private lost to Riverfield Academy, 12-0; Centreville beat Bowling Green, 48-7.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: CENTRAL PRIVATE: RB/LB Ryan Bowman, OT Brennan West, WR Lance Wicker, OT Marcus Sandifer, FS Jacob Carter, LB Mason O’Quinn; CENTREVILLE: QB Tyler Towles, RB/LB Cliff Hurst.
NOTEWORTHY: Central Private finishes its season with the 6-2A matchup. Centreville, which has sole position of first place in the district standings, can go to 3-0 with one game left to play.