Brusly at St. John
7 p.m. at Plaquemine’s Canova Stadium.
LAST WEEK: St. John beat Redemptorist 13-6; Brusly beat False River 38-6.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: BRUSLY: LB/WR Austin Watts, FS Darien Turner, CB Caleb Henderson; ST. JOHN: DL-OL Brennan Tyson, DB Brandon Noel, RB/LB Bo Dearman.
NOTEWORTHY: Brusly won 49-0 last season. ... Brusly coach Erik Willis led St. John to appearances in the 1A title game in 1998 and 2006. ... St. John coach Oliver “Crickett” Crockett said his team has to limit Brusly’s big plays. ... The Brusly defense limied FRA to two first downs in the first half.
Jewel Sumner vs. Mentorship Academy
7 p.m. at Louisiana Leadership’s Doug Williams Stadium.
LAST WEEK: Sumner beat St. Helena Central 12-6; Mentorship lost to Madison Prep 36-0.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: SUMNER: RB Dion Hart, OT/LB Donovan Hartman, RB/DB Kijuan Lee; MENTORSHIP: WR/LB Donald Varnado, TE/LB Kaleb Adams, OL/DE Marcus Green.
NOTEWORTHY: Mentorship is a 2A school not playing for district honors, while Sumner is a 3A school. ... It’s a rare chance for a home game for first-year coach Christopher Toombs’ team. ... Sumner scored all its points in the second half last week at the North Tangi Jamboree.