Ascension Catholic at Dunham
7 p.m. The Dunham School Stadium
RECORDS: Ascension Catholic 1-0; Dunham 1-0.
LAST WEEK: ACHS beat Catholic-PC 53-25; Dunham beat Hannan 26-14
PLAYERS TO WATCH: ASCENSION CATHOLIC: WR Kaleb Winchester, QB/RB Javon Yarbrough DE/TE Collin Landry; DUNHAM: DL/OL Clayton Hale, DB/WR Abel Duhon, LB/RB Mike Williams.
NOTEWORTHY: Last week, Ascension Catholic scored 53 unanswered points. … Dunham totaled 445 yards, including 269 rushing yards against Hannan.
Baker at Northeast
7 p.m. at Northeast High
RECORDS: Baker 1-0; Northeast 0-1
LAST WEEK: Baker beat Tara 46-6; Northeast lost to Walker 56-6
PLAYERS TO WATCH: BAKER: RB/DB Nick Morgan, WR/LB Delonta Miller, OL/DL Jerron Morgan; NORTHEAST: DT Leroy Roddy, DB Grovonte Stewart, QB Marqueon Minor.
NOTEWORTHY: RB Nick Morgan scored three rushing touchdowns last week against Tara. … Northeast shutout Baker 12-0 last season.
Catholic-Pointe Coupee at Ascension Episcopal
7 p.m. at Ascension Episcopal-Youngsville
RECORDS: Catholic-PC 0-1; Ascension Episcopal 1-0
LAST WEEK: Catholic-PC lost to Ascension Catholic 53-25; Ascension Episcopal beat East Beauregard 29-22.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: CATHOLIC-PC: DE Abram Glaser, DB/RB Nathan Carriere, NG-OG Garrett Bradley; ASCENSION EPISCOPAL: RB Ja’ Ceiry Linzer, QB Jake Arceneaux, DB Josh Herbert.
NOTEWORTHY: Last week, Catholic-PC pulled out to an 18-0 lead before losing 53-25. … Ascension Episcopal returned 17 total starters (eight on offense, nine on defense) this season.
Christian Life at Springfield
7 p.m. at Springfield High
RECORDS: Christian Life 0-1; Springfield 0-1
LAST WEEK: Christian Life lost to Episcopal 23-21; Springfield lost to Independence 28-27
PLAYERS TO WATCH: CHRISTIAN LIFE: RB Jacob Kibodi, OL Darob Haghighi, LB Nick Harris; SPRINGFIELD: QB/DB Damarie Claiborne, RB/DB Keenan Austin, OL/DL Jojo Kirkland.
NOTEWORTHY: Both teams are looking for their first win this season ... Game matches CLA of 6-2A and Springfield of neighboring 7-2A.
Crescent City at Ascension Christian
7 p.m. at Ascension Christian
RECORDS: Crescent City 0-1; Ascension Christian 0-1.
LAST WEEK: Crescent City lost to Sophie B. Wright 42-18; Ascension Christian lost to Gueydan 32-20
PLAYERS TO WATCH: CRESCENT CITY: QB Jaquan Peters, Percy Young, LB Larry Brown; ASCENSION CHRISTIAN: WR Payton Bahlinger, FB Ricky Martinez, LB Brennan Lamonte.
NOTEWORTHY: Nick Walker enters his second game as Crescent City’s coach. The teams split the series 1-1 the past two seasons.
East Feliciana at Ruston
7 p.m. at Ruston High
RECORDS: East Feliciana 1-0; Ruston 0-1
LAST WEEK: East Feliciana beat West Feliciana 26-20; Ruston lost to Neville 28-12
PLAYERS TO WATCH: EAST FELICIANA: RB/DB Christopher Chiney, RB/DE Treylan Dunn, OL/DL: Travontae Booker; RUSTON: RB Qayshon Thurman, S Seth White, LB Michael Washington.
NOTEWORTHY: Last week, East Feliciana QB Kavon Moore went 9 of 18 for 148 yards and two TDs. … Ruston returns five starters on defense with LB Washington leading the charge with 104 tackles last season.
East Iberville at Albany
7 p.m. Albany High
RECORDS: East Iberville 0-1; Albany 1-0
LAST WEEK: EIHS lost to False River Academy 61-8; Albany beat Cohen 56-0
PLAYERS TO WATCH: EAST IBERVILLE: QB Lyndell Joseph, RB Keston Johnson Jr., DB Damieon Mills; ALBANY: RB/DB Cheyenne Labruzza, LB Ridge Ray, RB Kamryn Mayers.
NOTEWORTHY: East Iberville is looking for its first win in two seasons. … Albany is one win away from tying last season’s total in a 2-8 season.
Houma Christian at False River
7 p.m. at FRA-New Roads
RECORDS: Houma Christian 0-1; False River Academy 1-0
LAST WEEK: Houma Christian lost to Highland Baptist 50-7; False River beat East Iberville 61-8.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: HOUMA CHRISTIAN: WR/CB Devin Battaglia, QB Damien Pennison, DT Kyle Roberts; FALSE RIVER: RB/LB Gared Beauvias, QB Trent Jourdan, WR/CB Damien Johnson.
NOTEWORTHY: Houma Christian won last year’s meeting 33-6. Last week, Gared Beauvias rushed for 175 yards and 3 touchdowns on 11 carries for FRA.
Madison Prep at White Castle
7 p.m. at WCHS
RECORDS: Madison Prep 1-0; White Castle 0-1
LAST WEEK: Madison Prep beat Livonia 13-7; White Castle lost to Brusly 40-28
PLAYERS TO WATCH: MADISON PREP: QB Edwin Kleinpeter, OL E’darius Anderson, OL Thomas Sterling; WHITE CASTLE: RB/DB Dontrell Taylor, LB Malik White, RB Marlon Lewis.
NOTEWORTHY: Madison Prep defensive ends Bryan Jones and Justin Wade combined for three sacks and seven tackles for loss against Livonia last week. … White Castle led 22-14 at halftime in last week’s loss to Brusly.
North Vermilion at Episcopal
7 p.m. at Episcopal
RECORDS: North Vermilion 1-0; Episcopal 1-0
LAST WEEK: North Vermilion beat Hanson Memorial 28-0; Episcopal beat Christian Life 23-21.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: NORTH VERMILION: QB Dade Dieterich, LB Ryan Thompson, FS/RB Caleb Castro; EPISCOPAL: RB TJ Wisham, DB Rashad Jenkins, WR/QB/DB Sam Rotenberg.
NOTEWORTHY: The last two meetings between these teams were decided by three points or less.
St. James at Bogalusa
7 p.m. at Bogalusa High
RECORDS: St. James 0-1; Bogalusa 0-1
LAST WEEK: St. James lost to West St. John 12-6; Bogalusa lost to Southern Lab 35-0
PLAYERS TO WATCH: ST. JAMES: RB/LB Aquindas Steib, WR Arron McKenney, WR/RB Curtlan Johnson; BOGALUSA: QB Tym Toussaint, RB Sean Forbes, DB Dominique Tillman.
NOTEWORTHY: St. James plays a 3A opponent from another district. ... DB Jai Lewis scored St. James’ lone touchdown last week.
St. John at Brusly
7 p.m. Brusly High
RECORDS: St. John 0-1; Brusly 1-0
LAST WEEK: St. John lost to Central Catholic 54-27; Brusly beat White Castle 40-28.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: ST. JOHN: RB Gavin Landry, OL/DL Garrett Booksh, DE Peyton Voisin; BRUSLY: WR Caleb Dupont, DB Charles Harris, DT Rhett Frioux.
NOTEWORTHY: Last week, St. John rushed for 220 yards in the first half. … Brusly’s Jason Holiday rushed for 88 yards and two touchdowns and had 111 yards passing with one touchdown.
vs. Southern Lab
7 p.m. at Mumford Stadium
RECORDS: University 0-1; Southern Lab 1-0
LAST WEEK: University lost to Rummel 24-7; Southern Lab beat Bogalusa 35-0
PLAYERS TO WATCH: UNIVERSITY: DL Thomas Moore, WR Tre Jackson, OL/DL Sam Wharton; SOUTHERN LAB: LB/DE Deion Rainey, WR/S Curtlan Williams, FB/DL Shannon Forman.
NOTEWORTHY: U-High won the Division II select state title last year, while Southern Lab was the Division IV select runner-up.
West Jefferson at Lutcher
7 p.m. at Lutcher High
RECORDS: West Jefferson 1-0; Lutcher 1-0
LAST WEEK: West Jefferson beat Grace King 42-10; Lutcher beat Dutchtown 20-19
PLAYERS TO WATCH: WEST JEFFERSON: QB Coley Ransaw, RB David Carter, WR Jamal Houston ; LUTCHER: QB Jontre Kirklin, WR Al’ Dontre Davis, DB Dylan Recotta.
NOTEWORTHY: West Jeff RB David Carter rushed for 189 yards and two touchdowns against Grace King. … Last week, Jontre Kirklan accounted for 234 yards (161 passing and 73 rushing) against Dutchtown.
West St. John at Donaldsonville
7 p.m. at Boutte Stadium-Donaldsonville
RECORDS: West St. John 1-0; Donaldsonville 0-1
LAST WEEK: West St. John beat St. James 12-6; Donaldsonville lost to Assumption 34-14
PLAYERS TO WATCH: WEST ST. JOHN: QB Jemoine Green, WR Jabari Walters, DE Daunte Gaudia; Donaldsonville: WR Stephen Sullivan, QB Tyler Brown, DL Tyarise Stevenson.
NOTEWORTHY: Last week, West St. John totaled 227 yards.