Assumption at Walker
7 p.m. at Walker High
RECORDS: Assumption 4-0; Walker 4-0
LAST WEEK: Assumption beat Lakeshore 24-23 2 OT
PLAYERS TO WATCH: ASSUMPTION: QB Da’Ron Williams, RB Melvin Young, LB Beau Samanie; WALKER: QB Terry Bozeman, OL Kane Burkhalter, S Mason Dwyer, RB Jalen Hills.
NOTEWORTHY: A rare 4-0 start for both 4A AHS and 5A Walker. ... Both QBs are dynamic playmakers. ... Williams leads Assumption in most statistical categories and Bozeman has passed for 1,034 yards and 16 TDs. ... Kyle Nevels averages 46 yards a punt for WHS.
Catholic at Teurlings
7 p.m. at TCHS-Lafayette
RECORDS: Catholic 2-2; Teurlings Catholic 3-1
LAST WEEK: Catholic beat St. Thomas More 35-17; Teurlings beat Breaux Bridge 14-7
PLAYERS TO WATCH: CATHOLIC: RB James Berrigan, LB Brian Fairbanks, QB Ian Brian; TEURLINGS: QB Cole Kelley, RB Noah Harris, DL Caden Malbrough
NOTEWORTHY: Catholic of Class 5A plays a ranked team from District 4-4A for the second straight week in No. 3 Teurlings. ... Kelley is a 6-foot-7 Arkansas commitment, while Catholic’s Brian has 737 passing yards and 6 TDs.
Central at McKinley
7 p.m. at McKinley High
RECORDS: Central 2-2; McKinley 2-2
LAST WEEK: Central lost to St. Charles Catholic 56-20; McKinley lost to Denham Springs 38-27
PLAYERS TO WATCH: CENTRAL: WR Trenton Guay, PK Ross Melton, DL Kyle Kepper; MCKINLEY: QB Euric Larvinette, WR Rae’ruan Powell, DB Nick Wiggins.
NOTEWORTHY: Teams from different 5A districts seek a final nondistrict win before starting league play. ... Central’s Gabe Brown has 623 passing yards, while Powell has 354 receiving yards for McKinley.
Independence at Belaire
7 p.m. at Belaire High
RECORDS: Independence 3-1; Belaire 3-1
LAST WEEK: Independence beat Northlake Christian 42-35; Belaire lost to White Castle 32-14
PLAYERS TO WATCH: INDEPENDENCE: QB Marquel Jackson, WR Damien Morgan, DL Paul Rogers; BELAIRE: RB Da’Quan Hicks, DB Darrold Love, QB Trayvon Myles.
NOTEWORTHY: Belaire of District 6-4A looks to rebound from its first loss against a tough 3A foe. ... Hicks leads BHS with 536 yards and 8 TDs. ... Independence of 7-3A has won two straight, scoring 42 points in each game.
Pine Prairie vs. Tara
7 p.m. at Scotlandville High
RECORDS: Pine Prairie 2-2; Tara 0-4
LAST WEEK: Pine Prairie beat Mamou 47-6; Tara lost to Jewel Sumner 33-13
PLAYERS TO WATCH: PINE PRAIRIE: RB Douglas Fontenot, QB Dylan Doucet; TARA: QB Patrick Arnold, DB Miles George, WR Jaylen Gaurian.
NOTEWORTHY: Trojans of 6-4A host a game for the first time this year and seek their first win. ... Pine Prairie is 2-2 for the first time in its brief football history. ... Fontenot has rushed for 382 and 4 TDs for PPHS.
St. Charles Catholic at East Ascension
7 p.m. at Spartan Stadium, Gonzales Primary School-Gonzales
RECORDS: St. Charles Catholic 4-0; East Ascension 1-3
LAST WEEK: St. Charles beat Central 56-20; East Ascension lost to Scotlandville 28-20
PLAYERS TO WATCH: ST. CHARLES: RB Justin Loupe, QB Patrick Ratliff, DE Trenton Matus; EAST ASCENSION: DL Javin Johnson, OL Trevor Fleming, LB Jacques Jacobs.
NOTEWORTHY: St. Charles, ranked sixth in 2A, plays a 5A foe from the Baton Rouge area for the second straight week. ... QB Kyran Irvin has 429 rushing yards to lead EAHS. ... Matus had a blocked punt and Loupe ran for 103 yards last week for St. Charles.
St. Michael at Denham Springs
7 p.m. at DSHS
RECORDS: St. Michael 1-3; Denham Springs 3-1
LAST WEEK: St. Michael lost to Live Oak 47-7; Denham Springs beat McKinley 38-27
PLAYERS TO WATCH: ST. MICHAEL: OT Beau Morris, C/DT Robert Quiroga, RB/DB Jacob Lacour; DENHAM SPRINGS: RB Tyre Golmond, WR De’Juante Edwards, OL Bailey Spiers.
NOTEWORTHY: St. Michael of 4A and DSHS of 5A play for the first time. ... SMHS is off to an 1-3 start for the first time since 2006. ... DSHS’ Golmond has rushed for 583 yards, while SMHS’ Treylan Sibley has passed for 510 yards.
Scotlandville at Ouachita
7 p.m. at Ouachita Parish High School-Monroe
RECORDS: Scotlandville 4-0; Ouachita 2-1
LAST WEEK: Scotlandville beat East Ascension 28-20; Ouachita beat North Webster 33-0
PLAYERS TO WATCH: SCOTLANDVILLE: QB Levi Lewis, RB Trenton Charles, LB Caleb Carter; OUACHITA: WR/KR/QB Demond Jones, QB Devion Warren, RB Gabe Lewis.
NOTEWORTHY: Scotlandville makes its longest road trip of the year so far for to play a 5A nondistrict game. ... Warren has passed for 306 yards and run for 227 for OHS. ... Lewis has 841 passing yards and 386 rushing yards for Scotlandville.
South Lafourche at Plaquemine
7 p.m. at PHS’ Canova Stadium-Plaquemine
RECORDS: South Lafourche 2-2; Plaquemine 1-3
LAST WEEK: South Lafourche beat Central Lafourche 27-21; Plaquemine lost to Riverside Academy 31-14
PLAYERS TO WATCH: SOUTH LAFOURCHE: QB Jaydon Cheramie, RB Corbin Allen, LB Henri Terrebonne; PLAQUEMINE: RB Tyler Wesley, LB Jermaine Spriggs, ATH Wayne Toussant.
NOTEWORTHY: The Green Devils face a nondistrict 4A foe after losing to ranked teams in 5A and 2A this season. ... Mitchell has over 700 yards of total offense for Plaquemine, including 416 passing yards. ... Before the game Plaquemine will present a blue banner to South Lafourche that says “prayers for Trevor from PHS” after the Tarpons’ Trevor Toups suffered a severe head injury during Tuesday’s practice. Toups, a freshman wide receiver-defensive back, was diagnosed with bleeding and swelling to the brain after an inadvertent blow to the head. He was airlifted to University Medical Center in New Orleans and was taken into surgery.
South Terrebonne at St. Amant
7 p.m. at The Pit, St. Amant Middle School
RECORDS: South Terrebonne 0-4; St. Amant 4-0
LAST WEEK: South Terrebonne lost to Dutchtown 38-12; St. Amant beat Woodlawn 34-14
PLAYERS TO WATCH: SOUTH TERREBONNE: DL/FB Louis Blanchard, RB Brett Franks, DT Troy Narcisse; ST. AMANT: DB Jamie Leblanc, WR Tanner Mayo, C Prentiss Stanley, LB Jaylon Jack.
NOTEWORTHY: Class 4A STHS plays a District 5-5A team for the second straight week. ... St. Amant’s Hayden Mallory ranks second among Louisiana’s passing leaders with 1,014 yards and 14 TDs.
West St. John at Woodlawn
7 p.m. at WHS
RECORDS: West St. John 2-2; Woodlawn 1-3
LAST WEEK: West St. John lost to Kentwood 35-22; Woodlawn lost to St. Amant 34-14
PLAYERS TO WATCH: WEST ST. JOHN: ATH Juwan Boudoin, LB Nicholas Borne; WOODLAWN: WR Taj Sullivan, RB Javin Myers, WR Darion Johnson.
NOTEWORTHY: Woodlawn plays a River Parishes team for the third time this season in 2A West St. John. ... QB Jamari Nelson has 780 passing yards, while Myers has rushed for 403 yards to pace the Panthers.
Zachary at Dutchtown
7 p.m. at DHS
RECORDS: Zachary 3-1; Dutchtown 3-1
LAST WEEK: Zachary lost to Calvary Baptist 42-28; Dutchtown beat South Terrebonne 38-12
PLAYERS TO WATCH: ZACHARY: WR Charles Peroyea, OL Terrell Turner, DE Brad Jones; DUTCHTOWN: QB Jared Sparks, WR Cornelius Washington, RB Averee York, DB Rickey Thomas.
NOTEWORTHY: Zachary is ranked eighth among 5A teams and looks to rebound from its first loss, while Dutchtown has won three straight. ... QBs Sparks (638 passing yards) and Lindsey Scott Jr. of Zachary (686 passing yards) are playmakers who have weapons around them.