Bonnabel (0-3) at West Jefferson (1-2)
2 p.m. at Memtsas
Last week: Bonnabel lost to Ellender 34-7; West Jefferson lost to Shaw 44-14
Last season: West Jefferson won 38-27
The buzz: District 8-5A opener for both. Buccaneers have dropped two straight after winning in first-year coach Cyril Crutchfield’s West Jeff debut. ... QB Coley Ransaw (271 yards passing last week) and RB David Carter lead the Bucs. Bruins have scored seven points in each of their past two games after scoring 33 in season-opening loss.
Curtis (3-0) vs. Brother Martin (3-0)
2:30 p.m. , at Gormley
Last week: Curtis beat Parkview Baptist 41-14; Brother Martin beat Karr 44-41
Last season: Curtis won 40-20 in the Division I semifinals
The buzz: Curtis makes its Catholic League debut; Crusaders are ranked No. 2 and Patriots No. 3 in The New Orleans Advocate Large School Super 10. ... Curtis is also third in the LSWA 5A poll and Crusaders are fifth. ... Crusaders RB Bruce Jordan-Swilling has rushed for 819 yards and 16 TDs (plus one receiving TD) for Crusaders. ... Devon Benn (414 rushing yards, 5 TDs) leads Curtis
Holy Cross (2-1) at Shaw (2-1)
7 p.m. at Memtsas
Last week: Holy Cross beat Chalmette 35-20; Shaw beat West Jefferson 44-14
Last season: Shaw won 27-21
The buzz: Catholic League opener. ... Shaw got its first district win since rejoining the Catholic League in 2014 against the Tigers. ... RB Trey Ragas (532 rushing yards, 7 TDs) and QB Matt Keller (6 passing TDs) make the Eagles go. ... Tigers are led by RB Tre Turner, who made his season debut last week after shoulder injury. He rushed for 105 yards and a TD.
Rummel (3-0) at Don Bosco (N.J.) Prep (2-1)
At 7:30 p.m.
Last week: Rummel beat Wayne County (Miss.); beat Moeller (Ohio) 31-14
Last season: Did not play
The buzz: Rummel is ranked No. 1 in The New Orleans Advocate’s Large School Super 10 and in the LSWA Class 5A poll. ... Raiders also ranked No. 14 nationally by MaxPreps. ... Chase Fourcade threw 3 TDs last week for Rummel. ... Don Bosco, No. 3 in New Jersey, has won 14 state titles and is 27-4 all-time against out-of-state opponents. ... DE Brandon Simon (Iowa commitment) and CB Tyrone Hill (Maryland) lead the Ironmen defense.