Belaire vs. St. Michael
7 p.m. at Louisiana Leadership’s Doug Williams Stadium
RECORDS: Belaire 4-2, 0-1 in District 6-4A; St. Michael 1-5, 0-1
LAST WEEK: Belaire lost to Woodlawn 41-12; St. Michael lost to Plaquemine 41-14
PLAYERS TO WATCH: BELAIRE: FB/DE Anthony Nelson, CB Devin Harden, OL Kendrick Hodge; ST. MICHAEL: LB Jonathan Culivan, DB Nathan Scott, OT Beau Morris.
NOTEWORTHY: St. Michael looks to snap a five-game losing streak. ... Belaire’s DaQuan Hicks ranks among the area’s top rushers with 830 yards and 12 TDs. ... St. Michael Treylun Sibley has passed for 644 yards.
Broadmoor vs. Catholic
7 p.m. at Olympia Stadium
RECORDS: Broadmoor 0-6, 0-1 in District 5-5A; Catholic 4-2, 1-0
LAST WEEK: Broadmoor lost to Dutchtown 48-8; Catholic beat East Ascension 34-6
PLAYERS TO WATCH: BROADMOOR: OL/DL Jamil Abdul-Aziz, RB/LB Deonte Matthews, LB T’canda Mobley; CATHOLIC: RB Clyde Edwards-Helaire, LB Brandon Fairbanks, PK Parker Fontenot.
NOTEWORTHY: Catholic has won four straight. ... Edwards-Helaire has 746 rushing yards for the Bears, while Ian Brian ranks among the area 5A leaders with 982 passing yards.
Central at Scotlandville
7 p.m. at Scotlandville High
RECORDS: Central 4-2, 1-0 in District 4-5A; Scotlandville 5-1, 0-1
LAST WEEK: Central beat Walker 55-25; Scotlandville lost to Zachary 49-46
PLAYERS TO WATCH: CENTRAL: WR Josh Brown, LB Caleb Moore, OL Austin Frazier; SCOTLANDVILLE: QB Levi Lewis, WR Chris Johnson, LB/RB Reggie Cleveland.
NOTEWORTHY: Former Scotlandville star Leon Seals, who played in two Super Bowls with the Buffalo Bills, will present a golden football to the school as part of an NFL initiative. ... Scotlandville’s Levi Lewis (1,259 yards) and Central’s Gabe Brown (979 yards) are among area’s top 5A passers.
Denham Springs at Zachary
7 p.m. at Zachary High
RECORDS: Denham Springs 4-2, 0-1 in District 4-5A; Zachary 5-1, 1-0
LAST WEEK: Denham Springs lost to Live Oak 16-14; Zachary beat Scotlandville 49-46
PLAYERS TO WATCH: DENHAM SPRINGS: RB Tyre Golmond, RB Robert Thomas, WR De’Juante Edwards; ZACHARY: RB Terry Sullivan, QB Lindsey Scott Jr., LB Ty’Wan Beardon, DB P.J. Cannon.
NOTEWORTHY: Denham Springs looks to rebound after losing its 4-5A opener with Golmond, who has 799 yards and 10 TDs, playing a key role. ... Scott accounted for five TDs last week and passed for 330 yards for ZHS in a big win over Scotlandville.
Dutchtown at McKinley
7 p.m. at McKinley High
RECORDS: McKinley 2-4, 0-1 in District 5-5A; Dutchtown 4-2, 1-0
LAST WEEK: McKinley lost to St. Amant 37-8; Dutchtown beat Broadmoor 48-8
PLAYERS TO WATCH: MCKINLEY: DT Keithon Henderson, DT/FB Justin Epps, WR Lil John Lewis, DB T.J. Law; DUTCHTOWN: Cullen Gordon, Jaylon Carlin, Carden Story, Devin Mitchell, Ryan Trahan.
NOTEWORTHY: McKinley plays an Ascension Parish school on the road for the second straight week. ... Dutchtown’s Fitell Bolding has rushed for 597 yards and 9 TDs, while QB Jared Sparks has 1,063 passing yards.
Plaquemine at Livonia
7 p.m. at Livonia High
RECORDS: Plaquemine 3-3, 1-0 in District 6-4A; Livonia 5-1, 1-0
LAST WEEK: Plaquemine beat St. Michael 41-14; Livonia beat Tara 50-14
PLAYERS TO WATCH: PLAQUEMINE: FS Todd Harris, C Abraham Delfin, RB Kevin Dominique; LIVONIA: QB Cee Jay Powell, RB Patrick Queen, CB Christion Edwards, CB Donovan Robertson.
NOTEWORTHY: Livonia, ranked ninth in 4A, has won five straight. ... Plaquemine benefits from the return of six injured starters. ... Powell leads 4A-3A rushers with 945 yards and 10 TDs. ... QB Austin Mitchell has more than 600 yards rushing for PHS.
St. Amant at East Ascension
7 p.m. at Spartan Stadium-Gonzales Primary School
RECORDS: St. Amant 6-0, 1-0 in District 5-5A; East Ascension 2-4, 0-1
LAST WEEK: St. Amant beat McKinley 37-8; East Ascension lost to Catholic 34-6
PLAYERS TO WATCH: ST. AMANT: FS Cody Simmons, LB Cade Roddy, WR Larson Fontenot, QB Hayden Mallory; EAST ASCENSION: LB Jamien Simpson, DB Jacquel Jacobs, DL Javin Johnson.
NOTEWORTHY: One of the area’s iconic rivalries. ... St. Amant plays on the road for the first time since Week 1. ... St. Amant leads the series 18-17, thanks to a win last year. ... Through 35 games, SAHS averages 24.4 points in games at EAHS. ... The Spartans average 21.5.
Walker at Live Oak
7 p.m. at LOHS-Watson
RECORDS: Walker 5-1, 0-1 in District 4-5A; Live Oak 4-2, 1-0
LAST WEEK: Walker lost to Central 55-25; Live Oak beat Denham Springs 16-14
PLAYERS TO WATCH: WALKER: SS Mason Dwyer, TE Jeff Bell, DB Trey Keller; LIVE OAK: QB Ryan Morris, OL Jacoby Lee, DB Mark Rudison.
NOTEWORTHY: Key test for Livingston Parish teams looking to stake their claim in District 4-5A race. ... LOHS scored its first victory over Denham Springs last week. ... Walker’s Terry Bozeman ranks fourth in the state in passing with 1,491 yards.