Belaire at Northeast
7 p.m. at Northeast High-Pride
RECORDS: Belaire 0-1; Northeast 0-1.
LAST WEEK: Belaire lost to St. John, 51-22; Northeast lost to East Feliciana, 41-0.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: BELAIRE: QB Jarvis York, WR Devin Day, OL-DL Nicholas Lathan, OL-DL James Knighten; NORTHEAST: LB Terrance Turner, DB Jalen Snowden, Ronnie Davis, RB Reggie Richardson.
NOTEWORTHY: Nondistrict game for 4A Belaire and 2A Northeast ... York ran for 63 yards and passed for 59 yards last week for BHS. ... Belaire needs to cut down on its penalties, said coach Jason Wilkins. ... Northeast coach David Masterson will be calling offense plays for the first time since the 2009 season.
Catholic at Mandeville
7 p.m. at Mandeville High
RECORDS: Catholic 0-1; Mandeville 1-0.
LAST WEEK: Catholic lost to Zachary, 29-22; Mandeville beat Parkview Baptist, 19-16.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: CATHOLIC: OT Tyler Sparrow, WR Ken Ward, DB Matthew Gibson, LB Austin Dedon, PK Guy Hymel; MANDEVILLE: RB Charles Jones, QB Matt Bergeron, S Timmy Broussard.
NOTEWORTHY: Mandeville plays a Baton Rouge team at home for the second straight week. ... Zachary came from behind to beat Catholic last week. ... RB Khalil Thomas ran for 128 yards on 21 carries to pace Catholic last week, while QB Ben Braymer was 7-for-18 for 84 yards. ... Jones, a Kansas State commitment, ran for 180 yards and 3 TDs last week. .. The radio broadcast will be on ESPN 104.5 FM.
St. Thomas More
7 p.m. at St. Thomas More
RECORDS: Central 1-0; St. Thomas More 1-0.
LAST WEEK: Central beat Istrouma, 43-0; St. Thomas More beat Sulphur, 44-0.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: CENTRAL: RB Lamonte Janeau, QB Brett Courville, WR Gary Triplet, DE Zach Hetrick, DT Joey Jarreau, LB Tony Ragusa, DB Logan Metcalfe; ST. THOMAS MORE: QB Brandon Bergeron, RB Jonathan Juneau, RB-QB-WR Matthew Flores, WR Seth Kelly.
NOTEWORTHY: STM, ranked No. 1 in Class 4A, will host at its stadium after being forced to play at ULL’s Cajun Field last week because of vandalism to its field ... Janeau ran for 119 yards for Central last week, including a 51-yard TD run. ...Bergeron passed for 123 yards last week, while Juneau finished with 79 rushing yards. ... Game will be broadcast on 1550-AM.
7 p.m. at Woodlawn High
RECORDS: Denham Springs 1-0; Woodlawn 1-0.
LAST WEEK: Denham Springs beat Broadmoor, 20-6; Woodlawn beat Lafayette, 41-31.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: DENHAM SPRINGS: OL Tevin Lawson, RB Justin Martin, QB Kyle Cedotal, DB-WR Justin Turner, LB Drew McClendon; WOODLAWN: TE Deandre Cosby, OL Mason Corder, WR-DB Jamaal Lofton, DL Ryan Briggs, S Devante Davis, DB Daven Woodard.
NOTEWORTHY: Key nondistrict game for DSHS of 4-5A and Woodlawn of 5-5A. ... DSHS coach Dru Nettles served as head coach at Woodlawn before returning to coach at his alma mater. ... RB Anthony Bracey ran for 76 yards, while Cedotal passed for 67 yards for DSHS last week. ... Kendall Barnes passed for 224 yards for Woodlawn last week. ... The game will be broadcast on 1210-AM.
7 p.m. at Dutchtown High
RECORDS: Donaldsonville 0-1; Dutchtown 1-0.
LAST WEEK: Donaldsonville lost to Assumption, 27-8; Dutchtown beat Lutcher, 32-8.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: DONALDSONVILLE: QB Devon Breaux, RB Tre Brown, WR Leandre James, LB Courtland Joshua, DB Cortez Mitchell; DUTCHTOWN: S-RB Landon Collins, LB Lucas Shipman, DE Darrien Batiste, OL Zac Hill, OL Brian Hernandez, WR Corey McBride.
NOTEWORTHY: Rare meeting between two Ascension teams from different classifications. ... Dutchtown is ranked second among Class 5A teams and got 94 rushing yards on 7 carries from Collins, including a game-changing 62-yard TD run. ... Jaquel Gant had 8 catches for 123 yards a TD last week for Class 3A Donaldsonville.
Dunham vs. St. Michael
7 p.m. at La. Leadership’s Doug Williams Stadium
RECORDS: Dunham 1-0; St. Michael 1-0.
LAST WEEK: Dunham beat Christian Life, 21-19; St. Michael beat Walker, 43-22.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: DUNHAM: RB-SS Harrison Domingue, LB Russ Viguerie, WR-SS Ryan Mockler, C-LB Andy Guidry, PK Julian LaPrairie; ST. MICHAEL: RB J.T. Mauldin, OL Chase Krause, DB Peyton Drago, WR Bo Aucoin, LB Alex Ruch, LB Christopher Peck.
NOTEWORTHY: Game is a reunion of sorts, since SMHS head coach Eric Held and defensive coordinator Paul Varnado were both part of the Redemptorist staff with first-year Dunham coach Guy Mistretta. ... Cox4 will televise the game locally. ... After falling behind 22-7 last week, the St. Michael offense yielded just one first down in the second half. ... Collin Hughes got his fourth career interception for St. Michael.
Istrouma at Hahnville
7 p.m. at Hahnville High
RECORDS: Istrouma 0-1; Hahnville 0-1.
LAST WEEK: Istrouma lost to Central, 43-0; Hahnville lost to Jesuit, 28-13.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: ISTROUMA: RB Ron Clark, QB Marquise Kaigler; HAHNVILLE: QB Easton Melancon, WR Jaylon Bryant, LB-DB Jerquinick Sandolph.
NOTEWORTHY: A nondistrict game that was arranged over the summer when Karr-New Orleans dropped its game with Hahnville to pick up a televised game with a Texas team. ... Former East Ascension coach John Lambert is an assistant at HHS. Hahnville’s Sandolph is an LSU commitment. ... Clark ran for 67 yards to lead Istrouma last week. ... Melancon passed for 239 yards and 2 TDs in Hahnville’s loss to Jesuit.
McKinley vs. Glen Oaks
7 p.m. at Memorial Stadium
RECORDS: McKinley 1-0; Glen Oaks 0-1.
LAST WEEK: McKinley beat Capitol, 52-6; Glen Oaks lost to White Castle, 25-0.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: MCKINLEY: RB Phil Randall, WR Cody Swain, LB Lakeem Matthews, DB Dave White; GLEN OAKS: RB Johnta Hebert, LB-FB Oscar Paul, QB Christian Walker, OL-DL Trey Tolliver, NG Herbert Kennedy.
NOTEWORTHY: The two teams were rivals in District 7-4A last year before McKinley’s move up to Class 5A and GOHS’ move down to Class 3A ... Randall ran for 85 yards and scored 2 TDs to help lead McKinley to a Thursday win last week. ... MHS plays at Memorial Stadium for the second straight week and will be looking to reduce its total of 145 penalty yards from Week 1. ... Hebert led GOHS last week with 72 rushing yards.
Miller-McCoy at St. Amant
7 p.m. at The Pit, St. Amant Middle School
RECORDS: Miller-McCoy 0-1; St. Amant 0-1.
LAST WEEK: Miller-McCoy lost to South Terrebonne, 40-24; St. Amant lost to Warren Easton, 26-6.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: MILLER-MCCOY: QB Norbert Ralph IV, WR Willie Young; ST. AMANT: WR Madison Nickens, RB Trey Washington, LB Chance Cernich, DT Tendrick Cooper.
NOTEWORTHY: Class 3A Miller-McCoy is in its first year of regular varsity competition after playing as an independent last year. ... Ralph passed for 299 yards and 4 TDs last week for Miller-McCoy. ... St. Amant hosts a New Orleans area school for the second straight week.
at South Lafourche
7 p.m. at SLHS-Galliano
RECORDS: Plaquemine 0-1; South Lafourche 0-1.
LAST WEEK: Plaquemine lost to Brusly, 16-8; South Lafourche lost to Destrehan, 37-20.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: PLAQUEMINE: RB Hakeem Deggs, FB Baylon Henderson, CB Laren Phillips, DE Davon Godchaux; SOUTH LAFOURCHE: QB Seth Griffin, RB-LB Hunter Alario, DB Treavon Evans, OT Gary Bruce.
NOTEWORTHY: South Lafourche plays for the second time in five days, after seeing its game with Destrehan pushed back to Monday because of Tropical Storm Lee. ... Griffin passed for 122 yards and a TD for South Lafourche. ... Plaquemine rolled up 162 rushing yards last week.
at East Ascension
7 p.m. at Spartan Stadium-Gonzales Primary School
RECORDS: Sarah Reed 0-1; East Ascension 1-0.
LAST WEEK: Sarah Reed lost to Fontainebleau, 39-0; East Ascension beat Tara, 14-0.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: SARAH REED: DB Jeremy Swaigian, QB Tevin Greenberry, RB Penny Reed; EAST ASCENSION: RB Sione Palelei, RB Jamarcus Jarvis, LB Jaylon Watts, C Jacob Stoehr, LB DeAndre Darville.
NOTEWORTHY: EAHS plays a lower classification opponent at home for the second straight week. ... Reed ran for 68 yards in last week’s loss to Fontainebleau for Sarah Reed. ... Palelei led EAHS with 127 yards on just four carries last week, including a 30-yard TD run. ... The victory gave former Sulphur coach Paul Bourgeois his first win at EAHS. ... Jarvis added 70 rushing yards in the Spartans’ win over 4A Tara.
Redemptorist at Live Oak
7 p.m. at LOHS-Watson
RECORDS: Redemptorist 0-1; Live Oak 0-1.
LAST WEEK: Redemptorist lost to Scotlandville, 60-0; Live Oak lost to Livonia, 27-6.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: REDEMPTORIST: WR Donald Gage, LB Jestin Kelly, OL-DL Blake Carr, OL John Joyce, WR Greg Snee; LIVE OAK: RB Garrett Thurman, TE Wesley Howard, C Brice Brewer, DT Antonio Williams, DB Jonathan Guidry, DB Justin Webb.
NOTEWORTHY: Rare meeting for Class 2A RHS and 5A LOHS ... RHS coach Aaron Vice seeks his first career win. ... WR Greg Snee, of Redemptorist, is also one of the area’s top junior bowlers. ... Live Oak returns 13 starters from its 2010 team that finished 2-8.
at Parkview Baptist
7 p.m. at Parkview
RECORDS: Scotlandville 1-0; Parkview 0-1.
LAST WEEK: Scotlandville beat Redemptorist, 60-0; Parkview lost to Mandeville, 19-16.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: SCOTLANDVILLE: QB Kimani Smith, QB Kajandre Domino, LB Henry Taylor, DL Tanzel Smart; PARKVIEW: NG Tom Bove, DB Tee Sparrow, LB Brody Burkhalter, LB Adam Smith, QB Cole Wilson, RB Hezekiah Randolph, OL Morgan Rushing, OL Thomas Carter, WR Seth Shah.
NOTEWORTHY: Class 5A Scotlandville has now scored 98 points combined from its jamboree and Week 1 wins. ... PBS fell behind 19-0 last week in its road loss to another 5A team, Mandeville. ... QB Cole Wilson passed for 89 yards and rushed for 92 yards to pass PBS last week. ... Smith passed for more than 100 yards to help lead a balanced Scotlandville attack last week.
Tara at West Feliciana
7 p.m. at WFHS-Bains
RECORDS: Tara 0-1; West Feliciana, 1-0.
LAST WEEK: Tara lost to East Ascension, 14-0; West Feliciana beat Tioga, 10-7.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: TARA: QB John Washington, WR-RB Aaron Wright, RB Tyrick Nelson, LB Clemmette Harrell, DE Lionel Russell; WEST FELICIANA: RB-LB Javon Emery, RB Preston Cobb, NG Miguel McCray.
NOTEWORTHY: Another meeting for teams from different classes with 4A Tara and 3A WFHS. ... WFHS, a semifinalist in 3A last fall, returns less than 10 starters from a year ago. ... Washington passed for 79 yards last week for Tara, while Wright had 39 yards receiving and 39 yards rushing. ... Tara coach Ron LeJeune said his team needs to cut down on missed assignments and penalties.
Thibodaux at Zachary
7 p.m. at Zachary
RECORDS: Thibodaux 0-1; Zachary 1-0.
LAST WEEK: Thibodaux lost to Higgins, 34-28; Zachary beat Catholic, 29-22.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: THIBODAUX: Trey Granier, QB Aaron Thomas, RB Nigel Robertson, DT Eric Trench; ZACHARY: DL Taylor Mayeaux, LB Larry Cage, DB Byron Stevens, OL Brennon Rami, WR Aaron Simon, QB Mason Pace.
NOTEWORTHY: Zachary is ranked just outside the Class 5A top 10 ... Thibodaux’s Granier is an LSU commitment ... Pace finished 22-for-38 for 320 yards and 3 TDs. ... Thomas ran for a crucial TD last week for Thibodaux. ... RB Ron Pennington had 2 catches for 110 yards and a TD for the Broncos, who rallied from a second-half deficit last week.
Walker at Broadmoor
7 p.m. at Broadmoor High
RECORDS: Broadmoor 0-1; Walker 0-1.
LAST WEEK: Walker lost to St. Michael, 43-22; Broadmoor lost to Denham Springs, 20-6.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: WALKER: RB Carlton Perkins, RB Shaun Lowe, QB Tyler Lockhart, LB Jimmy LeBlanc; BROADMOOR: LB Brian Cook, DE David Collins, RB Devontae Thomas, OL Michael Vick.
NOTEWORTHY: Class 5A Walker is the second straight Livingston Parish-based opponent for 4A Broadmoor. ... The two teams were in the same 4A district more than a decade ago. ... Perkins ran for 177 yards and 3 TDs last week to pace Walker, leading the Wildcats to a 22-7 halftime lead. ...Thomas scored Broadmoor’s lone TD on a 52-yard reception from Joshua Rogers last week.