John Curtis runs away from Parkview for 41-14 win _lowres

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- John Curtis Devon Benn slips the tackle by Parkview's Preston Roberts on Thursday at Parkview.

Ascension Christian (1-1) at Ridgewood Prep (1-1)

Last week: Beat Crescent City 33-0; Ridgewood Prep beat Ecole Classique 40-6

Last season: Ascension won 39-21

The buzz: Ridgewood has already equalled its win total from a season ago, beating Ecole Classique for the second year in a row; Ascension gets a shutout after giving up 36 points in season opener. Ascension led by WR Payton Bahlinger, FB Ricky Martinez, LB Brennan Lamonte.

Bogalusa (0-2)

at Franklinton (1-1)

Last week: Bogalusa lost to St. James 20-15; Franklinton beat Amite 40-12;

Last season: Franklinton won 53-0

The Buzz: Demons got back on track after season opening loss to Covington; Franklinton QB Tahj Magee has rushed for 241 yards and a pair of touchdowns this season.

Centerville (2-0)

at Crescent City (0-2)

Last week: Centerville beat North Central 38-6; Crescent City lost to Ascension Christian 33-0

Last season: Did not play

The Buzz: Crescent City outscored 75-18 through first two games of season; Nick Walker seeking his first win as head coach of the Pionneers; Bulldogs have given up just 18 points through first two games

Clark (0-2) at Fisher (2-0)

Last week: Clark lost to Lake Area 53-0; Fisher beat St. Martin’s 22-7

Last season: Did not play

The Buzz: 3A Bulldogs travel to take on 2A Gators; Clark outscored 105-0 in first two games; First-year Fisher coach Aaron Caulified has already helped Gators euql their win total from a season ago; Fisher QB Dallas Verrette has rushed for 202 yards and 3 TDs and thrown for 146 yards and two TDs.

Cohen (0-2)

at St. Helena (1-1)

Last week: Cohen lost to Northlake Christian 43-12; St. Helena beat Independence 28-6

Last season: Did not play

The Buzz: Non-district 2A matchup of 2A teams; Cohen’s losing streak now at 32 games dating back to 2011 and they’ve allowed 99 points through firs two games;

De La Salle (2-0) at Union Parish (1-1)

Last week: De La Salle beat Hancock (Miss.) 45-0; Union Parish beat Haynesville 27-26

Last season: Did not play

The Buzz: Non-district battle of two of top teams in Class 3A; Farmers are ranked fourth in the LSWA 3A poll and Cavs are ranked No. 7; Cavaliers are also ranked No. 5 in The New Orleans Advocate’s Small School Super 10; De La Salle RB Myles Ward rushed for 122 yards on just four carries last week, while WR Christian Booker had three catches for 95 yards and 3 TDs.

Denham Springs (2-0)

at St. Paul’s (1-1)

Last week: Denham Springs beat Tara 50-0; St. Paul’s lost 17-14 to Jesuit

Last season: Did not play

The Buzz: Denham Springs hasn’t allowed a point this season after beating East Ascension 23-0 in Week 1; The jackets allowed just 13 yards last week, but get much stiffer test this week in St. Paul’s; Wolves QB Kenny Sears has thrown 383 yards and three TDs this season.

E.D. White (1-1)

at St. James (1-1)

Last week: E.D. White lost to Lakeshore 44-42; St. James beat Bogalusa 20-15

Last season: E.D. White own 20-14

The Buzz: Senior QB Benjamin Sposito leads the Cardinals; Wildcats WR Aaron McKenney had a pair of TD receptions (24 and 65 yards) in last week’s win.

East Jefferson (1-1)

at Fontainebleau (1-1)

Last week: East Jefferson lost to Belle Chasse 20-7; Fontainebleau beat Bonnabel 45-7

Last season: Did not play

The Buzz: Warriors were held to just 69 yards and five first downs last week; Brandon Akkawi rushed for 181 and 3 touchdowns for the Bulldogs; QB Mason Blocker completed 10 of 20 passes for 149 and two TDs.

Ehret (2-0)

at Destrehan (2-0)

Last week: Ehret beat East St. John 30-0; Destrehan beat Woodlawn 44-7

Last season: Did not play

The Buzz: Destrehan is ranked No. 4 and Ehret No. 5 in The Large School Super 10; Ehret will be without QB Caron Baham, who is out for the season with a torn ACL suffered in the season opener;

Ellender (0-2) at Bonnabel (0-2)

Last week: Ellender lost to H.L Bourgeois 28-18; Bonnabel lost to Fontainebleau 45-7

Last season: Did not play

The Buzz: Nondistrict game between teams seeking their first win of the season; Patriots QB Curtis Anderson finished with 109 rushing yards and two touchdowns last week and completed 12-of-29 pass attempts for 165 yards and a TD; Bonnabel was held to 210 yards (49 rushing) playing last week without injured QB Semaj Franklin.

Episcopal (2-0)

at Country Day (2-0)

Last week: Episcopal beat North Vermilion 28-6; Country Day beat Ben Franklin 55-7

Last season: Episcopal won 20-10 ;

The Buzz: Cajuns host nemesis Episcopal in non-district battle; Knights have won eight straight in the series; Knights RB TJ Wisham rushed for 186 yards and three TDs last week and has 284 yards on the season; Cajuns, under direction of first-year coach Joe Chango, led by RB Jase Griffin (215 yards, 4 TDs last week) and QB Christian Kerut.

Jesuit (1-1)

at Escambia (Fla.) (3-0)

Last week: Escambia beat Pensacola Catholic 35-10; Jesuit beat St. Paul’s 17-14

Last season: Jesuit won 49-16

The Buzz: Blue Jays, ranked No. 10 in The New Orleans Advocate’s Large School Super 10, travel to Pensacola to play Escambia (ranked fourth in the 6A rankings in Florida). Jabir Frye averaged over 10 yards per carry for the Gators (30 carries, 325 yards and 2 TDs); Jesuit counters with Connor Prouet, who rushed for 258 yards on 31 carries and a pair of touchdowns last week.

Haynes (1-1)

at Ben Franklin (1-1)

Last week: Haynes lost to Lusher 33-0; Ben Franklin lost to Country Day 55-7

Last season: Haynes won 27-9

The Buzz: Teams played in the regular season finale last year; Falcons have lost 10 of their last 11 games, with lone win coming against Crescent City late last season; Malik Bailey leads the ground attack for Haynes.

Holy Cross (1-1)

at Chalmette (1-1)

Last week: Holy Cross beat Hammond 27-6; Chalmette beat Grace King 58-10

Last season: Holy Cross won 23-14

The Buzz: Non-district battle is 46th meeting between the long-time rivals; Tigers have been without injured QB Kyle Schexnayder and RB Tre Turner (Arizona State commit); Turner probably returns this week, but Schexnayder still 50-50; LB Jacques Boudreaux has 26 tackles through two games; Owls’ Masen Mitchell rushed for 144 yards and three TDS last week;

Karr (0-2) at Brother Martin (2-0) (Tad Gormley)

Last week: Karr lost to Landry-Walker 38-35; Brother Martin beat St.Stanislaus (Miss.) 68-21

Last season: Did not play

The Buzz: Crusaders are ranked No. 2 in The New Orleans Advocate Large School Super 10 and No. 5 in the LSWA Class 5A polls; Cougars are 0-2 under first-year coach Brice Brown and seeking to avoid rare 0-3 start; Brother Martin RB Bruce-Jordan-Swilling has rushed for area best 548 yards and 11 TDs in just two games; QB Jake Broggi has thrown for 384 yards and 4 TDs; QB Alden Clark leads the Karr offense;

KIPP (0-1)

at Northlake Christian (2-0)

Last week: KIPP lost to Live Oak 61-0; Northlake Christian beat Cohen 43-12

Last season: Did not play

The Buzz: KIPP looking to snap a 7-game losing streak dating back to last season; QB Joshua Landry has rushed for 139 yards and has thrown for 143 yards and 2 TDs this season

Lake Area (1-1)

at Navasota (Texas) (3-0)

Last week: Lake Area beat Clark 53-0; Navasota beat Coldspring-Oakhurst 56-14

Last season: Did not play

The buzz: Navasota has scored 49, 70 and 56 points in its first three games, an average of 58.3 points per game; Last game for Leopards before beginning what looks to be a brutal District 9-4A slate; QB Ricky Jones leads the Leopards.

Lakeshore (2-0)

at Northshore (1-1)

Last week: Beat E.D. White 44-42; Northshore beat Salmen 12-7

Last season: Did not play

The Buzz: Titans QB Nate Faciane has put together one of the most productive seasons in the state this far, passing for 411 yards and rushing for 307 yards; Matt Harvey led Northshore with 92 yards on 13 carries last week.

Madison Prep (2-0)

at East St. John (0-2)

Last week: Madison Prep beat White Castle 48-20; East St. John lost to John Ehret 30-0

Last season: Did not play

The Buzz: Madison prep coming off a monster game last week when Brian Savoie caught four passes for 285 yards (4 TDs) and Edwin Kleinpeter completed 8 of 12 passes for 295 yards. East St. John led by Da’Montie Moxie, an LSU commit who has played receiver and quarterback this season.

Newman (2-0)

at Pope John Paul II (0-2)

Last week: Newman beat Riverdale 44-0; Pope John Paul II lost 26-0 to South Plaquemine

Last season: Newman won 47-6

The Buzz: Newman QB Miles Lapeyre has completed 37 of 47 passes for 533 yards and 8 touchdowns this season; Greenies are ranked No. 3 in The New Orleans Advocate Small School Super 10; Pope John Paul’s only points this season came on a field goal in season opener; Pope John Paul is on a 10-game losing streak dating back to last season, with the win coming by forfeit over Pearl River

Pearl River (2-0)

at Pine Prairie (0-2)

Last week: Pearl River beat Sci Academy 47-6; Pine Prairie lost to Beau Chene 26-8

Last season: Did not play

The buzz: Panthers averaging just 11 points per game in two losses; Jace Littleton and LaDarius Wilford lead the offense for Pearl River, which is 2-0 after going winless in 2014.

Pearl River Central (Miss.) (2-1) at Slidell (0-2)

Last week: Pearl River Central lost to Harrison Central 21-13 in OT; Slidell lost to McDonogh.35 20-12

Last season: Did not play

The buzz: LB David Salsar leads the Blue Devils on defense (35 tackles, 2 fumble recoveries); Both Tigers’ losses have come against teams ranked in The New Orleans Advocate’s Large School Super 10; RB Kyron Smith leads the Tigers

Riverdale (0-2)

at Grace King (0-2) Yenni

Last week: Riverdale lost to Newman 44-0; Grace King lost to Chalmette 58-10

Last season: Riverdale won 28-7

The Buzz: Both teams looking to get on track after back-to-back double digit losses; Russell Kelly has been the go to guy for the Irish;

Riverside (1-1)

at Hahnville (2-0)

Last week: Riverside beat Parkview Baptist 27-19; Hahnville beat Patterson 38-7

Last season: Did not play

The Buzz: The versatile Herb McGee leads the Rebels in this battle of teams ranked in The New Orleans Advocate; Riverside is No. 2 in the small school rankings and Hahnville is No. 7 in the large school rankings; QB Mike Neal threw three TDS last week for the Tigers, who play district rival Destrehan next week.

Rummel (2-0)

at Wayne County (Miss.) (2-1)

Last week: Rummel beat Covington 48-0; Wayne County had an open date

Last season: Did not play

The Buzz: First of back-to-back out of state games for the Raiders, ranked No. 1 in The Large School Super 10, No. 1 in the LSWA 5A polls, and No. 13 nationally by MaxPreps; Last week’s shutout win was Rummel’s first shutout since blanking East St. John in the 2014 season opener against East St. John; Wayne County, winners of three state titles in Mississippi, led by DL Benito Jones, an Ole Miss commit; Reggie Stewart (708 passing yards) leads the offense; DL Briston Guidry and DB Kristian Fulton lead Rummel on defense, while QB Chase triggers the offense.

Salmen (0-2)

at Covington (1-1)

Last week: Salmen lost to Northshore 12-7; Covington lost to Rummel 48-0

Last season: Did not play

The Buzz: Lions looking to get back on track after one-sided loss to arguably state’s top team; Devin Brumfield (47 carries, 167 yards) leads the offense for the Lions, who dropped out of the Super 10 rankings this week; LJ Leonard has thrown for 101 yards and Wallace Duplessis has rushed for 128 yards for the Spartans.

Sci Academy

at Belle Chasse (2-0)

Last week: Sci Academy lost to Pearl River 47-6; Beat East Jefferson 20-17

Last season: Did not play

The Buzz: Sci Academy has scored six points in each of its first two games; Cardinals off to 2-0 start after ending 2014 on 6-game skid; Trey Green (232 rushing yards) and Caylin Parker (228) lead the Cardinals’ ground attack; Andrew Paige has completed 6 of 8 passes for 120 yards; Kevin Dunn and Brandon Smoot lead the Nautilus.

Shaw (1-1) at West Jefferson (1-1) (Memtsas)

Last week: Shaw lost to Teurlings Catholic 37-23; West Jefferson lost to Lutcher 34-31

Last season: Did not play

The buzz: Westbank schools looking to get back on track after Week 2 losses; Shaw RB Trey Ragas has rushed for 272 yards and 4 TDs and QB Matt Keller has rushed for 110 yards and thrown for 283 yards and four TDS; West Jeff counters with RB David Carter and QB Coley Ransaw. Ransaw completed 17 of 32 passes for 349 yards and two TDs last week.

Sophie B. Wright (1-1)

at Loreauville (2-0)

Last week: Sophie B. Wright lost to Morgan City 6-0; Loreauville beat Lafayette Christian 44-14

Last season: Did not play

The Buzz: Warriors didn’t give up any points over last three quarters last week; Versatile sophomore RB/DB Brennon Williams scored three TDs last week for Loreauville, which forced five turnovers in the victory; Williams returned a fumble for a TD, rushed for two scores and also had an interception; QB Kevin Johnson and RB Larry Bridgewater lead the Warriors on offense.

St. Martin’s (0-2)

at Hannan (1-1)

Last week: St. Martin’s lost to Fisher 22-7; Hannan beat Covenant Christian 13-12

Last season: Did not play

The Buzz: Scott Simpson looking to get his first win as Saints’ coach; Hawks snapped a 6-game losing streak last week with win; Junior DB Brock Schultis leads the Hawks on defense.

South Plaquemines (1-1) at H. L. Bourgeois (2-0)

Last week: South Plaquemines beat Pope John Paul II 26-0; H.L. Bourgeois beat Ellender 28-18

Last season: Did not play

The Buzz: H.L. Bourgeois has already equalled its win total from a season ago and is on a 3-game winning streak dating back to last season; DL Jonathan Wilson, a Tulane commit, leads the Hurricanes’ defense.

Southern Lab (1-1)

at West St. John (2-0)

Last week: Southern Lab lost to U-High 35-16; West St. John beta Donaldsonville 28-18

Last season: Did not play

The Buzz: West St. John is ranked No. 4 in the Small School Super 10; Darbbeon Profit Jr. rushed for 86 yards last week and QB Bladrick Veal threw for 133 yards; Rams looking to stay perfect under first-year coach Brandon Walters; Rams RB Lamore Boudoin rushed for 114 yards last week.

Thomas Jefferson (1-1)

at Lusher (1-1)

Last week: Thomas Jefferson lost to St. Charles 36-0; Lusher beat Haynes 33-0

Last season: Lusher won 48-7

The Buzz: Jags fell from 7 to 9 in The New Orleans Advocate’s Small School Super 10; RB Donte Sincere and QB Tyler Butler lead the Jaguars on offense looking to get back on track after being shut out for first time since losing to De La Salle in Week 4 last season; Lions counter with QB Eli Poche, The New Orleans Advocate’s Small School Player of the Week this week after throwing for 317 yards and 3 TDs last week.

U-High (1-1)

at Mandeville (2-0)

Last week: U-High beat Southern Lab 35-16; Mandeville beat Barbe 22-7

Last season: Did not play

The Buzz: Skippers just missed cracking The New Orleans Advocate Large School Super 10 this week after 2-0 start; U-High QB D.J. White completed 8 of 16 passes for 180 yards and three touchdowns last week; WR Tre Jackson is one of his main targets and LB Dylan Moses is considered by some to be the nation’s bets player in the Class of 2017.

Vandebilt Catholic (0-2)

at St. Charles (2-0)

Last week: Vandebilt Catholic lost to Central Lafourche 21-18; St. Charles beat Thomas Jefferson 36-0

Last season: Did not play

The Buzz: Comets, ranked No. 1 in The New Orleans Advocate’s Small School Super 10; have out scored their first two opponents (Thibodaux and Thomas Jefferson) by a combined score of 67-0; Comets’ RB Justin Loupe rushed for 145 yards on just nine carries last week.

Warren Easton (1-1)

vs. McMain (0-2)

Last week: Easton lost to Evangel Christian 21-6; McMain lost to Helen Cox 22-18

Last season: Did not play

The Buzz: Eagles ranked No. 9 in Large School Super 10 and Mustangs ranked No. 6 in small school rankings; Eagles forced seven turnovers last week, but the offense turned it over five times; Noah Berry and Joseph Boyd both played quarterback last week for Easton; McMain’s offense revolves around dual threat QB Darnell Williams.

Compiled by Rod Walker