Catholic at McKinley
7 p.m. at McKinley High
RECORDS: Catholic 1-5 overall, 1-0 in District 5-5A; McKinley 3-3, 1-0.
LAST WEEK: Catholic beat Woodlawn, 43-34; McKinley beat East Ascension, 15-12.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: CATHOLIC: QB Nick Coomes, C Thomas Tomeny, DE Garrel Broussard, LB Austin Dedon; MCKINLEY: WR-DB Cody Swain, DB-ATH Trey Colar, WR-DB Allswell Opunsunju, DB Alvin Vaughn.
NOTEWORTHY: McKinley notched its first 5A district win in a decade last week. ... Lenard Tillery ran for 215 yards last week, including a 51-yard TD run for McKinley and now has 419 yards for the season. ... Catholic’s Khalil Thomas has 631 rushing yards and is averaging 6.0 yards per carry. ... Coomes got his first start last week for the Bears. ... The radio broadcast will be on 104.5-FM. ... The teams play at McKinley for the first time since 1995, when both were unbeaten when they played.
at Live Oak
7 p.m. at LOHS-Watson
RECORDS: Denham Springs 4-2 overall, 1-0 in District 4-5A; Live Oak 2-4, 0-1.
LAST WEEK: Denham Springs beat Scotlandville, 41-13; Live Oak lost to Walker, 50-15.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: DENHAM SPRINGS: FB Tyrus Allen, OL Justin Bond, DL Blake Carter, DL Slade Primeaux, DB Hunter Porter, PK David McKey; LIVE OAK: LT Clay Landry, WR-TE Wesley Howard, DT Antonio Williams, CB Justin Webb.
NOTEWORTHY: DSHS snapped a two-game losing streak last week, while LOHS has lost two straight. ... Kyle Cedotal leads DSHS with 1,011 yards passing with 13 TDs. ... Kaleb Blanchard has 341 rushing yards and five TDs for the Yellow Jackets. ... The game will be televised locally by Cox4. ... The radio broadcast will be on 1210-AM. ... The game will also be streamed over the Internet at www.bayousportsnetwork.com or with app IBSN for iPhones and Android phones.
7 p.m. at DHS
RECORDS: East Ascension 4-2 overall, 0-1 in District 5-5A; Dutchtown 6-0, 1-0.
LAST WEEK: East Ascension lost to McKinley, 15-12; Dutchtown beat St. Amant, 48-14.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: EAST ASCENSION: C Jacob Stoer, TE Devin Speligene, LB Brelen Aikens, S Darren Sharper; DUTCHTOWN: OL Zannie Black, TE Alec Osbourne, OL Jared Spriggs, DL Aaron Davis, DL Frederick Frazier, LB Landon Joshua, DL Darrien Batiste, P Terry Hughes.
NOTEWORTHY: Dutchtown plays an Ascension Parish rival for the second straight week. ... The Griffins are ranked No. 2 in Class 5A and are led by LB-RB Landon Collins, who has 718 rushing yards and a 16.7 yards per carry average. ... QB Mason Nickens has 465 passing yards and 466 rushing yards for the Griffins. ... The EAHS RB duo of Jamarcus Jarvis (572 yards, 7 TDs) and Sione Palelei (484 yards, 5 TDs) has more than 1,000 rushing yards. ... Jarvis led the Spartans last week with 95 rushing yards.
Lutcher vs. St. Michael
7 p.m. at Louisiana Leadership Institute’s Doug Williams Stadium
RECORDS: Lutcher 5-1, 3-0 in District 6-4A; St. Michael 6-0, 2-0.
LAST WEEK: Lutcher beat Istrouma, 56-6; St. Michael beat Belaire, 38-20.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: LUTCHER: RB Daniel Taylor, OL Eric Taylor, QB Ruston Matherne, LB Blake Roussel, DL Blake Scott, DB Jordan Batiste, DB Christophe Garon; ST. MICHAEL: OL Dustin Miller, WR Sonny Adams, WR-QB Brandon Fields, QB Dash Duncan, DE Matt Hartmann, DB Colin Hughes, SS Christopher Peck, SS Brandon Davenport, LB Austin Edens.
NOTEWORTHY: Key 6-4A game for Lutcher, ranked No. 5 and No. 10 St. Michael. ... Lutcher leads the series 2-1 as the teams play for the first time since 2006. ... RB Daniel Taylor leads Lutcher with 863 rushing yards and surpassed the 5,000 career yards mark last week. ... Ruston Matherne has 677 passing yards for the Bulldogs. ... QB Dash Duncan has 1,274 passing yards and WR Sonny Adams has 581 receiving yards for St. Michael. ... Alex Ruch leads St. Michael with 52 tackles. ... Lutcher plays on the road for the first time since Week 1.
Plaquemine at Istrouma
7 p.m. at Istrouma High
RECORDS: Plaquemine 3-3, 2-0 in District 6-4A; Istrouma 0-6, 0-3.
LAST WEEK: Plaquemine beat Broadmoor, 37-0; Istrouma lost to Lutcher, 56-6.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: PLAQUEMINE: RB Julius Maracalin, OL Dylan Lowe, QB Ricky Aro, LB Jaquale Smith, SS DeVonte Jenkins; ISTROUMA: LB Tiawan Dunomes, DE Thomas Singleton, RB Ron Clark, WR Jason Brumfield.
NOTEWORTHY: The Green Devils are one of three unbeatens left in 6-4A. ... Istrouma coach Johnny Felder is seeking his first win. ... Maracalin ran for 205 yards and scored on two 60-yard TD runs for Plaquemine last week. ... Hakeem Deggs leads the Green Devils with 512 rushing yards for the season and also had a 66-yard run last week. ... The Plaquemine defense limited Broadmoor to 169 total yards last week.
St. Amant at Woodlawn
7 p.m. at Woodlawn
RECORDS: St. Amant 4-2, 0-1 in District 5-5A; Woodlawn 2-4, 0-1.
LAST WEEK: St. Amant lost to Dutchtown, 48-14; Woodlawn lost to Catholic, 43-34.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: ST. AMANT: CB Wendell Williams, DL Tyson Delapasse, FB Cameron Morris, TE Hakeem Brooks; WOODLAWN: DE Ryan Briggs, LB Devante Davis, DE Eric Hollins, WR Jamaal Lofton, QB Kendall Barnes, C Jimmy Converse, RT Hunter Lane.
NOTEWORTHY: Pivotal game for two teams looking to keep pace in 5-5A. ... Woodlawn has lost three straight, while St. Amant saw its four-game winning streak end last week. ... The Gators are led by RB Trey Washington (472 rushing yards, 13 TDs) and QB Tyler Guillory (495 yards passing, 5 TDs). ... QB Kendall Barnes leads area 5A passers with 1,496 yards and 24 TDs, while WR Jamaal Lofton has 37 catches for 807 yards and 16 TDs for WHS, which seeks its first home win.
Scotlandville at Zachary
7 p.m. at Zachary High’s Bronco Stadium
RECORDS: Scotlandville 5-1 overall, 0-1 in District 4-5A; Zachary 5-1, 1-0.
LAST WEEK: Scotlandville lost to Denham Springs, 41-13; Zachary beat Central, 42-38.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: SCOTLANDVILLE: WR Cevon Cage, LB Henry Taylor, DL Tanzel Smart; ZACHARY: DL Taylor Mayeaux, LB Larry Cage, DB Josh Douglas, OL Chris Taylor, WR Aaron Simon, RB-P LaDarrius Vessell.
NOTEWORTHY: A key test for a Scotlandville squad looking to rebound from its first loss. ... QB Kimani Smith has passed for 951 yards and 11 TDs for Scotlandville, while Cevon Cage has 26 catches for 390 yards and five TDs. ... QB Mason Pace has passed for 1,273 yards and 12 TDs for Zachary. ... ZHS RB Ron Pennington (488 rushing yards, 221 receiving yards) is sidelined with an injury.
Walker vs. Central
7 p.m. at Central Middle School
RECORDS: Walker 3-3 overall, 1-0 in District 4-5A; Central 2-4, 0-1.
LAST WEEK: Walker beat Live Oak, 50-15; Central lost to Zachary, 42-38.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: WALKER: RB-QB Carlton Perkins, RB Shaun Lowe, DB Emmanuel Kennedy, DB Kody Driver; CENTRAL: RB John Davis, RB Zach Evans, WR Jake Myer, OL Hunter Edgens, DB Justin Jemison, DB Kevin Henry, DL Demitri Colomb, DE Corey Gureciau.
NOTEWORTHY: A battle of opposites with Walker preferring to run with the state’s top rusher, Perkins, who has 1,448 yards and 20 TDs, while Central counters with Courville, who has 754 passing yards. Lowe had 178 yards rushing last week for Walker. ... Courville also leads Central in rushing with 271 yards and eight TDs ... The radio broadcast will be on 1550-AM.
Albany at Independence
7 p.m. at Independence High
RECORDS: Albany 4-2 overall, 0-1 in District 8-3A; Independence 4-2, 0-1.
LAST WEEK: Albany lost to Loranger, 42-20; Independence lost to Amite, 28-7.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: ALBANY: QB Louis Sansovich, RB Tanner Wild, WR Jamare Jackson; INDEPENDENCE: RB Miquel Toefield, WR-P Seth Burkhalter, LB Devin Coney, NG Tyrone Dinet, SS-WR Quentin Jackson.
NOTEWORTHY: Both teams look to rebound from losses in 8-3A openers. ... Albany got outscored 21-0 in the third quarter of its 8-3A opener last week, seeing a four-game winning streak end. ... Four turnovers - three interceptions and one lost fumble - hampered AHS. ... Albany plays an 8-3A rival ranked in the top 10 for the second straight week. ... Sansovich has more than 1,300 yards for the Hornets. ... Toefield has 591 rushing yards for Independence.
Baker at Parkview Baptist
7 p.m. at PBS
RECORDS: Baker 1-5 overall, 0-1 in District 6-3A; Parkview 3-3, 1-0.
LAST WEEK: Baker lost to West Feliciana, 37-30 in OT; Parkview beat East Feliciana, 39-8.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: BAKER: KR-RB-WR Brenton Tolliver, LB Herbert Bell, LB Ryan Keys, FB Lavarius Williams; PARKVIEW: RB Hezekiah Randolph, RB Andre Davis, OL Thomas Carter, OL Mo Rushing, DL Tom Bove, DE Josh Perkins, LB Brody Burkhalter, LB Adam Smith FS Dylan Phillippe
NOTEWORTHY: PBS has scored 86 points while winning its past two games. ... RB Hezekiah Randolph has run for 420 yards, including 102 in last week’s win. ... RB Conner Hodgeson adds 392 yards to help pace the PBS. ... The Eagles outgained EFHS 374-156 last week. ... Tolliver is a multiple threat for Baker, but is perhaps best known as a kick returner. ... PBS has designated it as a “Pink Game” for breast cancer awareness. PBS coaches will wear pink coaching shirts.
Christian Life at Varnado
7 p.m. at Varnado.
RECORDS: Christian Life 4-2, 1-0 in 7-1A; Varnado 2-4, 0-1.
LAST WEEK: CLA beat Mount Hermon, 49-21; Varnado lost to Kentwood, 31-22.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: CHRISTIAN LIFE: WR Frank Bartley, WR-DB-RB Dwayne Carral, RB Jerrell Richardson, QB Trevon Fisher, DT Braxton Morgan; VARNADO: QB-RB Laterrius Crumedy, QB-RB Denzel Harry, WR Tyler Nichols, LB Demarcus Powell.
NOTEWORTHY: CLA’s Carral returned a kickoff 80 yards for a score vs. Mount Hermon. Fisher and Bartley hooked up on TDs covering 80 and 35 yards. ... Varnado led Kentwood 22-21 entering the fourth quarter of last week’s district opener, but the Kangaroos scored the game’s final 10 points. ... Crumedy has accounted for 1,634 yards, with 1,040 rushing yards and 594 passing. ... Christian Life is playing its third away game in four weeks. The Crusaders have won two of their past three games at home.
at E.D. White
7 p.m. at EDW in Thibodaux
RECORDS: Donaldsonville 2-4 overall, 0-1 in District 7-3A; E.D. White Catholic 3-3, 0-1.
LAST WEEK: Donaldsonville lost to St. Charles, 49-8; E.D. White lost to Brusly, 20-14.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: DONALDSONVILLE: QB Devon Breaux, WR Jaquel Gant, WR Leondre James; E.D. WHITE: DL Alex Becnel, DB Matt Daigle, C Jordan Knight, WR Colby Masse.
NOTEWORTHY: Donaldsonville’s Breaux has 1,665 passing yards with 16 TDs. Gant (41-782, 7 TDs) and James (38-645, 5 TDs) are Breaux’s top targets. Breaux continues to lead the state in passing and Gant ranks second in receiving. ... The radio broadcast will be on 1590-AM. ... Masse caught a 63-yard TD pass last week for EDW, which plays its first home game in 7-3A, while Donaldsonville travels for the third straight week.
Dunham at Northeast
7 p.m. at Northeast.
RECORDS: Dunham 3-3, 1-0 in 7-2A; Northeast 2-4, 0-1.
LAST WEEK: Dunham beat Capitol, 8-2; Northeast lost to Redemptorist, 43-20.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: DUNHAM: TE-LB Daniel Megison, RB-CB Harrison Domingue, NG Foster Degeneres, C-LB Andy Guidry, WR-CB Sean Blume; NORTHEAST: OT Javone James, WR Aaron Magee, LB Taijah Jackson, DB Reggie Richardson.
NOTEWORTHY: Domingue has rushed for 399 yards and four touchdowns. ... Quarterback Grant Messer gave Dunham the lead in last week’s district opener with a 46-yard run in the third quarter. ... Northeast looks to cut back on turnovers after throwing five interceptions against Redemptorist last week. ... Northeast coach David Masterson and Dunham coach Guy Mistretta, formerly the Redemptorist coach, were on opposite sidelines for 7-3A matchups in recent years.
at Ascension Christian
7 p.m. at Ascension Christian.
RECORDS: East Iberville 5-1, 0-1 in 9-1A; Ascension Christian 0-6, 0-1.
LAST WEEK: East Iberville lost to White Castle, 44-6; Ascension Christian lost to West St. John, 47-0.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: EAST IBERVILLE: QB-LB Nicholas Brooks, WR-DB Joseph Bailey, OG Adrian Cummings, WR-DB Richard Johnson, WR-DB Darryl Ingram, OL-DL Reggie Brock; ASCENSION CHRISTIAN: RB-LB Jacob Puryear.
NOTEWORTHY: Brooks scored East Iberville’s only points last week on a 4-yard run in the first quarter. The Tigers lost for the first time after going undefeated in nondistrict play. ... Ascension Christian, playing its first full varsity schedule, has been shutout five times in six games.
at Southern Lab
7 p.m. at A.W. Mumford Stadium.
RECORDS: Mount Hermon 2-4, 0-1 in 7-1A; Southern Lab 4-2, 1-0.
LAST WEEK: Mount Hermon lost to Christian Life, 49-21; Southern Lab beat Archbishop Hannan, 15-7.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: MOUNT HERMON: RB Joe Walls, QB Kyle Jarrell, WR Silas Ladner; SOUTHERN LAB: LB Jarrot Thomas, RB Maurice Aucoin, DE Derrick Mckee, OL-DL Chris Bowman, OL-DL Corey White.
NOTEWORTHY: Montrell Coleman, Mount Hermon’s second-leading rusher, is out with a knee injury. ... Southern Lab handed Hannan its first loss in last week’s district opener.
at Catholic-Pointe Coupee
7 p.m. at Community Park, New Roads.
RECORDS: North Central 1-5, 0-3 in 6-1A,; Catholic-PC 1-5, 1-2.
LAST WEEK: North Central lost to Westminster, 50-6; Catholic-PC lost to St. Edmund, 54-16.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: NORTH CENTRAL: QB Markell Chambers, WR Alonzo Harris Jr., WR Gabe Smith, DL Willie Washington; CATHOLIC-PC: OL-DL Dylan Ramagos, RB Forest Cazayoux, DB Connor Meche, WR Thomas Camper, WR Dillon Foster, RB-LB Cole Frey.
NOTEWORTHY: North Central has lost its three district games by a combined score of 145-42. The Hurricanes picked up their only win of the season in a 54-22 victory over Gueydan in Week 3. ... Cazayoux has rushed for 293 yards on 89 carries. Camper has 12 catches for 97 yards and two touchdowns.
Pointe Coupee Central
at False River Academy
7 p.m. at False River.
RECORDS: Pointe Coupee Central 1-4, 1-2 in 6-1A; False River 2-4, 0-3 in 6-1A.
LAST WEEK: Pointe Coupee Central beat Opelousas Catholic, 26-19; False River lost to Sacred Heart-Ville Platte, 54-6.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: POINTE COUPEE CENTRAL: QB Kevin Bourgeois, RB-DB David St. Cyr, DE D’Aaron Bennett; FALSE RIVER: RB-LB Ashton Brooks, RB-DB William Pearce, RB-DB Brock Rockforte, OL-DL John Fabre, OL-DL Cody Bergeron, B-WR-DB Logan Navarre.
NOTEWORTHY: Pointe Coupee got its first official win of the season last week. The Cougars beat Madison Prep in nondistrict play, but the win was not recognized by the LHSAA since Madison Prep is not playing a varsity schedule. ... False River has lost four straight since a 2-0 start. The past three losses have come against top 6-1A teams Westminster, St. Edmund and Sacred Heart, which share the district lead at 3-0. ... Brooks has rushed for 637 yards and five scores on 68 attempts.
Redemptorist at Episcopal
7 p.m. at Episcopal.
RECORDS: Redemptorist 2-4, 1-0 in 7-2A; Episcopal 5-1, 0-1.
LAST WEEK: Redemptorist beat Northeast, 43-20; Episcopal lost to University, 21-12.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: REDEMPTORIST: RB-LB Jestin Kelly, RB-LB Deno Mullens, WR Greg Snee, DB Ray Fields, OL Brice Hooper; EPISCOPAL: C TR Clausen, WR Brian Bridgewater, DE Gaines Hanks, WR-DB Jarrell Rogers, DB Julian Darden.
NOTEWORTHY: Kelly and Mullens rushed for 110 and 111 yards, respectively, in Redemptorist’s district-opening win. The defense intercepted five passes and made two fourth-down stops. ... Bridgewater had three catches for 100 yards and a score in last week’s district-opening loss. For the season, he has 17 catches for 480 yards and five touchdowns. ... Episcopal is ranked seventh in the 2A state poll. ... The radio broadcast will be on 1460-AM.
St. Charles at Port Allen
7 p.m. at Port Allen.
RECORDS: St. Charles 6-0, 1-0 in 7-3A; Port Allen 6-0, 1-0.
LAST WEEK: St. Charles beat Donaldsonville, 49-8; Port Allen beat St. James, 26-21.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: ST. CHARLES: RB Marcus Hall, RB Lazedrick Thompson, QB Donnie Savoie, CB Jeffrey Hall, WR Sammy Miller; PORT ALLEN: QB-CB Caleb Johnson, C Adrian Guss, OT Marcus Keys, S Anthony Coleman, DE Morris Miller, CB Lebeaux Cooper.
NOTEWORTHY: St. Charles, ranked first in the 3A state poll, is up in classification after competing in 2A the past two years. The Comets have outscored their opponents 279-25, an average of 46.5-4.2 per game. ... Thompson, a Tulane commitment, rushed for 163 yards and four touchdowns in the district opener last week. ... Port Allen’s defense pitched a shutout in the second half of last week’s district opener.
St. James at Brusly
7 p.m. at Brusly High
RECORDS: St. James 0-6 overall, 0-1 in District 7-3A; Brusly 4-2, 1-0.
LAST WEEK: St. James lost to Port Allen, 26-21; Brusly beat E.D. White Catholic, 20-14.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: ST. JAMES: not available; BRUSLY: QB Jay Christophe, DB Kwanston Adkins, RB Sharrod Patterson.
NOTEWORTHY: St. James plays a West Baton Rouge Parish team for the second straight week. ... First-year SJHS coach James Bell still seeks his first win. ... Christophe leads Brusly with 495 rushing yards and 532 passing yards, while Patterson adds 365 rushing yards for the Panthers. ... Adkins had a pivotal interception and two pass break ups last week to help lead the Brusly defense. ... It is the fourth straight home game for BHS.
St. John at White Castle
7 p.m. at White Castle.
RECORDS: St. John 4-2, 1-0 in 9-1A; White Castle 2-4, 1-0.
LAST WEEK: St. John beat Ascension Catholic, 53-6; White Castle beat East Iberville, 44-6.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: ST. JOHN: QB Hunter Schnebelen, RB Davante Williams, RB Christian Primeaux, LB Nick Johnson, DL Curtis Jones, DE Nathan Voisin; WHITE CASTLE: RB Tyre Bracken, WR-DB Terrance Taylor, WR Robert Franklin.
NOTEWORTHY: Christian Primeaux rushed for 193 yards and three touchdowns in last week’s district opener. St. John exploded for 31 points in the second quarter. ... White Castle snapped a four-game skid with the victory over East Iberville. Bracken rushed for 220 yards on 15 carries. ... St. John is averaging 410 rushing yards per game. Williams (106 carries, 918 yards) and Primeaux (105 carries, 865 yards) each have a chance to pass the 1,000-yard mark. ... White Castle won the 1A state championship last year. St. John made the 1A semifinals in 2009.
vs. Glen Oaks
7 p.m. at Memorial Stadium
RECORDS: West Feliciana 4-2 overall, 1-0 in District 6-3A; Glen Oaks 2-3, 0-0.
LAST WEEK: West Feliciana beat Baker, 37-30 in OT; Glen Oaks did not play.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: WEST FELICIANA: LB-RB Javon Emery, WR Graigland Freeman, K-DB Dayne Denham, RB-LB Preston Cobb, OL Brandon Brooks; GLEN OAKS: WR Godfrey Wheeler, RB-DB Johnta Hebert, QB Christian Walker, LB Oscar Paul, SS Claude Robinson.
NOTEWORTHY: West Feliciana coach Robb Odom will be pulling double duty, coaching and then going to Zachary High for halftime festivities because his daughter, Taylor, is part of the homecoming court. ... Glen Oaks plays for the first time since beating Southern Lab 12-6 two weeks ago. ... It is the first 6-3A game for the Panthers, who dropped to Class 3A this year. ... Dennis Bell passed for 231 yards and Freeman had two receiving TDs for WFHS last week.
West St. John
at Ascension Catholic
7 p.m. at Floyd Boutte Stadium, Donaldsonville.
RECORDS: West St. John 4-2, 1-0 in 9-1A; Ascension Catholic 2-4, 0-1.
LAST WEEK: West St. John beat Ascension Christian, 47-0; Ascension Catholic lost to St. John, 53-6.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: WEST ST. JOHN: RB Kylum Favorite, QB Austin Howard, WR Jairus Moll, WR Lawrence Williams, LB/DE Ronnie Feist, LB Dontrell Turner, DB Justin Bethancourt; ASCENSION CATHOLIC: RB Taylor Tripode, QB Collin Rowland, WR/LB Alex Olivier, OG/DE Alex Sotile, NG Delmonde Landry.
NOTEWORTHY: West St. John, ranked ninth in the 1A state poll, stepped away from a brutal nondistrict schedule last week to get back on the winning track. Howard threw for two scores and rushed for another in the victory over Ascension Christian. ... Ascension Catholic plays at home for the first time since a Sept. 16 victory over False River. ? ACHS got its only points last week on Rowland’s 20-yard strike to Jake LeJeune.
University vs. Capitol
7 p.m. at Olympia Stadium.
RECORDS: University 6-0, 1-0 in 7-2A; Capitol 1-5, 0-1.
LAST WEEK: University beat Episcopal, 21-12; Capitol lost to Dunham, 8-2.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: UNIVERSITY: RB Nick Brossette, OL John Trusty, OL Chris McGehee, DB Jarrod Franklin, LB Hunter Bankston, DB Chisa Egbelu; CAPITOL: C-DT Michael Bady, WR/S Joseph McWilliams
NOTEWORTHY: U-High, ranked third in the 2A state poll, got the big win against Episcopal to stay unbeaten. Brossette rushed for 199 yards and accounted for all three of the Cubs’ touchdowns. ... Capitol got its only points of the district opener when Dunham snapped the ball through the back of the end zone, resulting in a safety. ... A temporary restraining order issued last month allowed nine Capitol players, ruled ineligible by the LHSAA for violating transfer rules, to play the first six games of the year. The restraining order has now expired.
Adams County Christian
at Silliman Institute
7 p.m. at Silliman-Clinton.
RECORDS: Adams County 1-7; Silliman 4-4.
LAST WEEK: Adams County lost to Simpson Academy, 40-0; Silliman lost to Copiah Academy, 35-17.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: ADAMS COUNTY: QB Johnny Smith, FB Christopher Perry; SILLIMAN: RB Cobb Kelly, OL/DL James Bond, OL/DL Mike Austin, FB/LB Austin Gayle, DL Richard Colby.
NOTEWORTHY: Silliman, playing its final home game, has a bye next week before closing the regular season at Centreville . ... Adams County has given up 40 or more points in four straight games, all losses.
7 p.m. at Riverfield, Rayville.
RECORDS: Central Private 1-7; Riverfield 5-3.
LAST WEEK: Central Private lost to Oak Forest, 48-8; Riverfield lost to River Oaks, 37-6.
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.
NOTEWORTHY: Central Private closes the season at Centreville, a 6-2A rival, next week. ... CPS and Riverfield are meeting for the first time.