Ascension Christian at Ridgewood
7 p.m. at Ridgewood-Metairie
RECORDS: Ascension Christian 1-1; Ridgewood 1-1
LAST WEEK: Ascension Christian beat Crescent City 33-0; Ridgewood lost to Ecole Classique 40-6
PLAYERS TO WATCH: ASCENSION CHRISTIAN: LB Brennan Tramonte, QB Chris Middleton, RB Ricky Martinez Jr.; RIDGEWOOD: RB/LB Brian Rosa, WR/DB Dane Landry, QB Xavier Soto.
NOTEWORTHY: WR Payton Bahlinger Jr. has four touchdowns in two games and has 200 receiving yards this season. … Last week, Rosa rushed for 341 yards and 5 TDs against Ecole Classique.
Donaldsonville at White Castle
7 p.m. at WCHS
RECORDS: Donaldsonville 0-2; White Castle 0-2
LAST WEEK: Donaldsonville lost to West St. John 28-18; White Castle lost to Madison Prep 48-20
PLAYERS TO WATCH: DONALDSONVILLE: QB/WR Tyler Brown, Raymond Collins, WR Aaron Julien; WHITE CASTLE: QB Jeremie Richard, DT Damicah Carter, FB/DB Devan McNair.
NOTEWORTHY: Both teams are looking for their first win this season. … Brown ranks among state leaders with 413 passing yards (28 of 63), 4 interceptions and 2 TDs.
Dunham at Westminster
7 p.m. at Westminster Christian-Opelousas
RECORDS: Dunham 2-0; Westminster 2-0
LAST WEEK: Dunham beat Ascension Catholic 40-14; Westminster beat Merryville 21-8
PLAYERS TO WATCH: DUNHAM: DB/WR Derek Stingley, DL Thomas Brinson, DL/OL Mason Rabel; WESTMINSTER: RB/LB Ken Jones, QB Kaleb Prudhomme, WR/DB Ross O’Conner.
NOTEWORTHY: This is the first road game for Dunham. ... Unbeaten Westminster Christian looks for its third consecutive win after finishing 1-11 last season.
Episcopal at Country Day
4 p.m. at Country Day-Metairie
RECORDS: Episcopal 2-0; Country Day 2-0
LAST WEEK: Episcopal beat North Vermilion 28-6; Country Day beat Ben Franklin 55-7
PLAYERS TO WATCH: EPISCOPAL: DE Kydris Washington, LB Ellis Herring, OL Matthew Garrett; COUNTRY DAY: WR Trey Harrell, RB Jase Griffin, LB Jake Gitter.
NOTEWORTHY: Last week, Knights T.J. Wisham rushed for 186 yards. ... Country Day is 0-8 against Episcopal since 2007.
False River Academy at Christian Life
7 p.m. at CLA
RECORDS: False River 2-0; Christian Life 1-1
LAST WEEK: False River beat Houma Christian 6-0; Christian Life beat Springfield 26-21
PLAYERS TO WATCH: FALSE RIVER: RB/LB Gared Beauvias, QB Trent Jourdan, WR/ DB Matt Leleux; CHRISTIAN LIFE: RB Jarod Davis, RB/WR Jacob, DB Carter Pet.
NOTEWORTHY: False River won last year’s matchup 26-24. … Through two games, CLA’s Davis has 266 rushing yards on 33 carries and 3 TDs.
Grand Lake at East Iberville
7 p.m. at EIHS-St. Gabriel
RECORDS: Grand Lake 1-1; East Iberville 0-2
LAST WEEK: Grand Lake beat Gueydan 14-12; East Iberville lost to Albany 65-0
PLAYERS TO WATCH: GRAND LAKE: QB Tyler Lavergne, RB/DB Adolfo Reyes, LB Anica Logan; EAST IBERVILLE: RB/LB Lawrence Johnson, WR/DB, Jacob Jones, OL/DL Aaron McGarner.
NOTEWORTHY: EIHS has been held to 8 points through two games.
Madison Prep at East St. John
7 p.m. at ESJ-Reserve
RECORDS: Madison Prep 2-0; East St. John 0-2
LAST WEEK: Madison Prep beat White Castle 48-20; East St. John lost to John Ehret 30-0
PLAYERS TO WATCH: MADISON PREP: DE Malcolm Roach, WR Brian Savoie, QB Edwin Kleinpeter; EAST ST. JOHN: WR Monte Coxie, LB Victor Martinez, QB/DB Shayhan Williams.
NOTEWORTHY: Last week, Edwin Kleinpeter threw for 295 yards and four touchdowns against White Castle.
Mentorship Academy at Baker
7 p.m. at Baker’s Wedge Kyes Stadium
RECORDS: Mentorship 0-2; Baker 1-1
LAST WEEK: Mentorship lost to Belaire 18-0; Baker lost to Northeast 26-0
PLAYERS TO WATCH: MENTORSHIP: QB Terrion Williams, RB/WR Arthur Henry, LB Kaleb Adams; BAKER: RB Nick Morgan, QB Devantae Rogers, DE Dillyn Knighten.
NOTEWORTHY: Last week, Mentorship’s Williams accounted for 125 yards of offense. … Baker was shutout by NHS for a second year in a row.
Northeast at Glen Oaks
7 p.m. at GOHS
RECORDS: Northeast 1-1; Glen Oaks 1-1
LAST WEEK: Northeast beat Baker 26-0; Glen Oaks beat Broadmoor 18-6.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: NORTHEAST: RB Tyriq Kelly, OL John Marshall, LB Kentrell Harrell; GLEN OAKS: RB/DB Stadford Anderson, WR/DB Darren Evans, OL/DL Devin Claiborne.
NOTEWORTHY: NHS coach David Masterson and GOHS coach Donald Clark were teammates at Zachary High. ... Last week, Anderson rushed for 135 yards against Belaire.
St. Thomas Aquinas at Brusly
7 p.m. at Brusly High
RECORDS: St. Thomas Aquinas 2-0; Brusly 2-0
LAST WEEK: St. Thomas Aquinas beat Mangham 36-18; Brusly beat St. John 21-8
PLAYERS TO WATCH: ST. THOMAS AQUINAS: QB Cameron Dantzler, RB Brad Lewis, DL Ed Alexander; BRUSLY: QB Jason Holliday, RB Zavion Bell, DL Rhett Frioux.
NOTEWORTHY: Last week, Alexander had three sacks and one forced fumble. … Brusly ran for 200 yards against St. John.
Southern Lab at West St. John
7 p.m. at WSJHS-Edgard
RECORDS: Southern Lab 1-1; West St. John 2-0
LAST WEEK: Southern Lab lost to University 35-16; West St. John beat Donaldsonville 28-18
PLAYERS TO WATCH: SOUTHERN LAB: RB Darbbeon Profit, WR/DB Curtlan Williams, DE/TE Chris Allen; WEST ST. JOHN: RB Lamore Boudoin, WR/DB Jamal Walters, LB Nicholas Borne.
NOTEWORTHY: This is the first matchup between the two programs. Profit Jr. ran for 86 yards last week against U High. … Last week, Jamal Walters had two interceptions, six tackles and three pass breakups.
Jewel Sumner at East Feliciana
7 p.m. at Clinton Middle School
RECORDS: Sumner 0-2; East Feliciana 1-1
LAST WEEK: Sumner lost to Kentwood 34-13; East Feliciana lost to Ruston 24-8
PLAYERS TO WATCH: SUMNER: RB/DB Kijuan Les, RB Joejoe Simmons, OL/DL Landon Rayburn; EAST FELICIANA: OL/DL Travontae Booker, OL/DL Darius Davis, WR/DB Gemontae Franklin.
NOTEWORTHY: Sumner eyes its first win this season. … Dunn scored East Feliciana’s lone touchdown against Ruston.
University at Mandeville
7 p.m. at Mandeville High
RECORDS: University 1-1; Mandeville 2-0
LAST WEEK: U-High beat Southern Lab 35-16; Mandeville beat Barbe 22-7
PLAYERS TO WATCH: UNIVERSITY: OL Prince Pines, DE Vodero Weir, WR Tre Jackson; MANDEVILLE: WR Parker Orgeron, DE/LB Johnathan Picone, RB Fritz Walker.
NOTEWORTHY: Last week, D.J. White threw for 180 yards and three touchdowns. … Mandeville’s defense combined for 63 tackles, including three sacks last week against Barbe. ... Parker Orgeron is the son of LSU assistant coach Ed Orgeron.
E.D. White at St. James
7 p.m. at SJHS-Vacherie
RECORDS: E.D. White 1-1; St. James 1-1
LAST WEEK: E.D. White lost to Lakeshore 44-42; St. James beat Bogalusa 20-15
PLAYERS TO WATCH: E.D. WHITE: RB Kairon Brooks, QB Ben Sposito, LB Trey St. Pierre; ST. JAMES: WR Arron McKenney, RB/LB Aquinas Steib, RB/DB Jai Lewis.
NOTEWORTHY: Last week, Brooks led the Cardinals with 107 rushing yards on three carries and 2 TDs. … St. James starters OL Tywon Johnson and RB/LB Tyreik Stewart are out this week with injuries.
Bowling Green at Central Private
7 p.m. at CPS
RECORDS: Bowling Green 3-1; Central Private 2-2
LAST WEEK: Bowling Green beat Amite School Center 39-8; Central Private beat University Academy of Cenla 23-14.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: BOWLING GREEN: QB Jordan Bares, RB Cameron Cowart, LB Hunter Mulkey; CENTRAL PRIVATE: QB Cade Sanchez, RB Cole Averette, ATH Austin Slater.
NOTEWORTHY: Bowling Green is coached by long time Kentwood High coach David Currier, who has 258 career victories. ... A District 5-3A opener both teams. ... CPS used a balanced attack last week to net its second straight win.
Presbyterian Christian at Silliman
7 p.m. Silliman Institute-Clinton
RECORDS: Presbyterian Christian 4-0; Silliman 3-1.
LAST WEEK: Presbyterian Christian ; Silliman beat Columbia Academy 27-20.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: PCS: RB Isaish Woullard, RB Destin Payton, QB Luke Hudson; SILLIMAN: QB Zach Kelly, RB/DE Michael Beauchamp, OLB/RB Brian Siebert.
NOTEWORTHY: Kelly has 774 yards of total offense and Beauchamp has rushed for 541 yards for Silliman. ... Hattiesburg-based Presbyterian Christian is an MAIS 4A school.