Belaire at Livonia
7 p.m. at Livonia High
RECORDS: Belaire 5-3, 1-2 in District 6-4A; Livonia 6-2, 2-1;
LAST WEEK: Belaire beat Tara 34-0; Livonia beat St. Michael 41-21
PLAYERS TO WATCH: BELAIRE: DB Trayvon Myles, RB/P DaQuan Hicks, S Darrald Love; LIVONIA: RB Patrick Queen, OL Jonathan Hawkins, DE Desman Collins, SS Barrick Slaughter
NOTEWORTHY: Queen ran for 380 yards and 5 TDs, the second-highest single-game total in Louisiana this season ... Queen has 1,343 rushing yards and 17 TDs for Livonia, while DaQuan Hicks leads Belaire with 1,382 yards and 18 TDs.
Broadmoor at St. Amant
7 p.m. at The Pit, St. Amant Middle School
RECORDS: Broadmoor 0-8, 0-3 in District 5-5A; St. Amant 6-2, 1-2
LAST WEEK: Broadmoor lost to McKinley 28-14; St. Amant lost to Catholic 51-14
PLAYERS TO WATCH: BROADMOOR: QB Da’vante Palmer, DT/TE Derrick Alexander, WR Amari Coleman; ST. AMANT: NG Anthony Wilson, DT Elliot Turner, OL Zack Hebert, OL Marco Lopez.
NOTEWORTHY: St. Amant looks to rebound after back-to-back losses. ... QB Hayden Mallory ranks sixth in the state in passing with 1,866 yards and 23 TDs. ... Palmer has taken over at QB for Broadmoor, which seeks its first win.
Central at Zachary
7 p.m. at Zachary High
RECORDS: Central 5-3, 2-1 in District 4-5A; Zachary 7-1, 3-0
LAST WEEK: Central beat Denham Springs 21-20; Zachary beat Live Oak 29-0
PLAYERS TO WATCH: CENTRAL: DB Josh Herbert, DE Kyle Kepper, OL Triston Bearden; ZACHARY: QB Lindsey Scott Jr., WR Doug Coleman, DB PJ Cannon, LB Donovan Perkins.
NOTEWORTHY: Seventh-ranked ZHS is led by Scott, who has passed for 1,729 yards and rushed for 985, accounting for 27 TDs. ... Xavier Lewis has 804 rushing yards for Central, winner of three of its past four games. ... Zachary edged Central 22-21 last year.
Dutchtown vs. Catholic
7 p.m. at Olympia Stadium
RECORDS: Dutchtown 6-2, 3-0; Catholic 6-2, 3-0
LAST WEEK: Dutchtown beat East Ascension 24-14; Catholic beat St. Amant 51-14
PLAYERS TO WATCH: DUTCHTOWN: C Cullen Gordon, WR Averee York, DL Dalton Bigner; CATHOLIC: RB Ben Miles, LB Brandon Fairbanks, DE Aaron Moffitt.
NOTEWORTHY: A key game for both yet again this year and will likely decide the 5-5A title. ... Jared Sparks has passed for 1,320 yards and 12 TDs for Dutchtown, while Catholic QB Ian Brian has 1,301 yards and 14 TDs.
McKinley at East Ascension
7 p.m. at Spartan Stadium
RECORDS: McKinley 3-5, 1-2 in District 5-5A; East Ascension 3-5, 1-2
LAST WEEK: McKinley beat Broadmoor 28-14; East Ascension lost to Dutchtown 24-14
PLAYERS TO WATCH: MCKINLEY: DE Tavis Williams, QB Christian Smith, DE Micha Million, RB Marcus Hill; EAST ASCENSION: C Chandler Perrer, LB Josh Dennism DE Rodney Cox.
NOTEWORTHY: Two teams that have had their ups and down look for a way to finish strong. ... EAHS QB Kyran Irvin has rushed for 875 yards, but left last week’s loss to Dutchtown with an injury. ... Rae’Quan Powell has 526 receiving yards for McKinley.
St. Michael at Woodlawn
7 p.m. at Woodlawn High
RECORDS: St. Michael 2-5, 1-2 in District 6-4A; Woodlawn 4-4, 2-1
LAST WEEK: St. Michael lost to Livonia 41-21; Woodlawn lost to Plaquemine 54-43
PLAYERS TO WATCH: ST. MICHAEL: LB Mitchell Roe, DL William Hartmann, RB Jace Brown; WOODLAWN: RB Javin Myers, RB Darion Johnson, DB Xavier Lodge,
NOTEWORTHY: Woodlawn can enhance its playoff positioning with a win over St. Michael located a few miles away. ... Myers leads the Panthers with 851 yards. ... Treylun Sibley leads St. Michael with 949 passing yards.
Scotlandville at Live Oak
7 p.m. at LOHS-Watson
RECORDS: Scotlandville 7-1, 2-1 in District 4-5A; Live Oak 5-3, 2-1
LAST WEEK: Scotlandville beat Walker 48-15; Live Oak lost to Zachary 29-0
PLAYERS TO WATCH: SCOTLANDVILLE: WR David Armstead, OL Daquano Lewis, LB Caleb Carter; LIVE OAK: RB Khalil Smith, DE Rhett Summar, WR Hunter Kelley.
NOTEWORTHY: Scotlandville has won two straight since losing its 4-5A opener to Zachary. ... SHS QB Levi Lewis has over 2,500 yards in offense. ... Live Oak’s four-game winning streak ended last week ... Will Higginbotham has 680 rushing yards for LOHS.
Tara at Plaquemine
7 p.m. at Plaquemine’s Canova Stadium
RECORDS: Tara 0-8, 0-3 in District 6-4A; Plaquemine 5-3, 3-0
LAST WEEK: Tara lost to Belaire 34-0; Plaquemine beat Woodlawn 54-43
PLAYERS TO WATCH: TARA: QB James Owens, WR Nick Scott, RB Michael Washington; PLAQUEMINE: OL Traylon O’Bear, OL Joshua Mellieon, OL Dijohn Forest.
NOTEWORTHY: Plaquemine is in the driver’s seat in the 6-4A race and will likely play without QB Austin Mitchell (ankle) this week. ... Tyler Wesley has 525 rushing yards to lead the Green Devils. ... Tara was shut out the last two weeks.
Walker at Denham Springs
7 p.m. at DSHS
RECORDS: Walker 5-3, 0-3 in District 4-5A; Denham Springs 4-4, 0-3
LAST WEEK: Walker lost to Scotlandville 48-15; Denham Springs lost to Central 21-20.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: WALKER: QB Terry Bozeman, LB-P Kyle Nevels, LB Henry Monley; DENHAM SPRINGS: DB Hunter Scott, DL Bailey Gill, OL Reece Rae.
NOTEWORT.HY: Walker’s Bozeman has 1,817 passing yards and 25 TDs, while RB Tyre Golmond, son of former Walker star U’Drego Golmond, has 1,045 rushing yards and 10 TDs ... DSHS leads the series 14-3 and has won nine in a row.