Albany at Varnado
7 p.m. at Varnado High
RECORDS: Albany 0-3; Varnado 1-2
LAST WEEK: Albany lost to Springfield 28-6; Varnado lost to Jewel Sumner 34-0
PLAYERS TO WATCH: ALBANY: CB Cheyenne Labruzza, RB Randy Ingram, QB Skylier Lehmann; VARNADO: QB/WR Delrick Abrams, RB/LB Wilbert Gray, OL Kyle Slocum and LB Damon Kirsh.
NOTEWORTHY: Albany of Class 3A beat 1A Varnado 26-6 last season.. ... Albany’s Ingram rushed 86 yards on 16 carries and scored the only TD last week. ... Lehmann rushed 140 yards. ... Albany is looking to get its first win.
Ascension Catholic at False River
7 p.m. at False River Academy-New Roads
RECORDS: Ascension Catholic 3-0; False River Academy 1-2
LAST WEEK: Ascension Catholic beat Christian Life 23-12; Houma Christian beat False River 33-6
PLAYERS TO WATCH: Ascension Catholic: LB Cole Amedee, LB/TE Jacob Caballero, WR/DB Caleb; FALSE RIVER: LB Clay Jarreau, OL Ried Sellars, RB Blake Fulmer.
NOTEWORTHY: Ascension Catholic beat False River 55-7 last season. ... Ascension Catholic is receiving votes in the Class 1A poll after a strong 3-0 start. ... ACHS DL/TE Delmond Landry is a Louisiana-Lafayette commitment.
Capitol at Redemptorist
7 p.m. at Redemptorist High
RECORDS: Capitol 1-2; Redemptorist 0-3.
LAST WEEK: Capitol beat Jeanerette 33-22; Redemptorist lost to Madison Prep 48-0
PLAYERS TO WATCH: CAPITOL: CB/WR Rae’quan Powell, RB/SS Chris Duhon, LB/RB Kelvin Robinson; REDEMPTORIST: QB Michael Williams, RB/DB Kaleb Battle.
NOTEWORTHY: District 6-2A opener for both. ... Capitol beat Redemptorist 16-13 last season. ... Both teams are averaging less than 15 points per game.
Donaldsonville at Southern Lab
8:45 p.m. at Southern University’s A.W. Mumford Stadium
RECORDS: Donaldsonville 2-1; Southern Lab 0-3
LAST WEEK: Donaldsonville beat White Castle 35-12; Southern Lab lost to Amite 20-16
PLAYERS TO WATCH: DONALDSONVILLE: WR Stephen Sullivan, OL/DL Tyraise Stevenson, WR Jaquel Gant, OL/DL Floyd Foster; SOUTHERN LAB: QB Quincy Fillmore, RB Pat Green, LB Dorien Welch, DB Tre Epps.
NOTEWORTHY: Donaldsonville beat Southern Lab 40-20 last season. ... Donaldsonville QB Tyler Brown threw four touchdown passes last week. ... Southern Lab will try to put a complete offense game together to get its first win.
Dunham vs. East Feliciana
7 p.m. at Clinton Middle School
RECORDS: Dunham 1-2; East Feliciana 1-2
LAST WEEK: Dunham beat St. John 34-22; East Feliciana lost to Zachary 49-6
PLAYERS TO WATCH: DUNHAM: WR Able Duhon, QB Jyron Walker, RB Chase Day; EAST FELICIANA: QB Carven Young, WR Marvell Jackson.
NOTEWORTHY: Dunham beat East Feliciana 27-24 last season. ... East Feliciana QB Carven Young completed 5 of 12 passes for 102 yards last week. ... Dunham got its first win last week.
East Iberville at Northeast
7 p.m. at Northeast High-Pride
RECORDS: East Iberville 0-3; Northeast 3-0
LAST WEEK: East Iberville lost to Catholic-PC 59-0; Northeast beat Tara 8-6.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: EAST IBERVILLE: CB/RB Jachai Scott; NORTHEAST: DB Quinshaw Kelly, CB Marvin Ramsey, DL Jonathan Chatman, RB Marvin Minor, TE Cornelius Jackson, TE David Masterson.
NOTEWORTHY: Northeast beat East Iberville 34-0 last season. ... Northeast took down Class 4A Tara last week and rushed for 220 yards. ... East Iberville coach John Young said his team’s numbers are increasing.
Haynes Academy at Christian Life
7 p.m. at Christian Life
RECORDS: Haynes Academy 2-1; Christian Life 1-2
LAST WEEK: Haynes lost to Thomas Jefferson 23-6; Christian Life lost to Ascension Catholic 23-12
PLAYERS TO WATCH: HAYNES: RB Malik Bailey; CHRISTIAN LIFE: QB Jacob Williams, WR Justin Hutchinson.
NOTEWORTHY: Christian Life beat Haynes 24-3 last season. ... Haynes suffered its first loss last week. ... Christian Life’s two losses were by 11 points or less.
Livonia at Morgan City
7 p.m. at Morgan City High
RECORDS: Livonia 2-0; Morgan City 1-2
LAST WEEK: Livonia beat Port Allen 46-22; Morgan City beat West St. Mary 48-12
PLAYERS TO WATCH: LIVONIA: RB/LB Malcolm Dedrick, QB Cee Jay Powell, OT James Todd; MORGAN CITY: RB Kevon Marsh, WR Jaylen Jones, DL Clifton Escort.
NOTEWORTHY: Morgan City snapped a 17-game losing last week. ... Marsh had 118 yards rushing on two TDs on just nine carries. ... Jones had 127 receiving yards and two TDs last season. ... Dedrick led Livonia last week with 149 rushing yards and 3 TDs and has 379 rushing yards in two games.
Madison Prep at Ascension Christian
7 p.m. at Ascension Christian
RECORDS: Madison Prep 2-1; Ascension Christian 2-1
LAST WEEK: Madison Prep beat Redemptorist 48-0; Ascension Christian beat Ridgewood 39-21
PLAYERS TO WATCH: MADISON PREP: Quincy Banks, Isaiah Orange, Otis Dunmars, Malcolm Roach, Everette Richard; Ascension Christian: WR/SS Peyton Bahlinger, QB Darrin Landry, FS Kagan Carter, WR/DB Seth Mangrum.
NOTEWORTHY: Madison Prep beat Ascension Christian 47-7 last season. ... Madison Prep’s Charrod’s Brumfield completed 10 of 20 passes for 150 yards and four TDs against Redemptorist. ... Both teams had double-digit wins last week.
North Vermilion vs. St. John
7 p.m. at Plaquemine High’s Canova Stadium
RECORDS: North Vermilion 0-3; St. John 0-3
LAST WEEK: North Vermilion lost to Loreauville 35-7; St. John lost to Dunham 34-22
PLAYERS TO WATCH: North Vermilion: WR Seth Patin, QB Ty Desormeaux; ST. JOHN: WR Able Duhon, QB Jyron Walker, RB Chase Day.
NOTEWORTHY: North Vermilion beat St. John 47-23 last season. ... St. John got its offense going last week, scoring a season high. ... Both teams are looking to get their first win.
Parkview Baptist at Baker
7 p.m. at Baker’s Wedge Kyes Stadium
RECORDS: Parkview 2-1; Baker 2-1
LAST WEEK: Parkview beat KIPP Renaissance 45-20; Baker beat Mentorship Academy 46-0
PLAYERS TO WATCH: PARKVIEW: OL Vince Blackwell, QB Reggie Hayes, LB Xavier Davis, Trey Voorhies; BAKER: RB/DB Preston Bell, DL Matthew Rogers, DB Deontry Hunt, OL Quasean Jackson.
NOTEWORTHY: District 7-3A opener for both. ... PBS won 56-6 last season. ... Hayes has 300 rushing yards and 300 passing yards through three games. ... Baker is off to its best start under coach Richard Oliver.
Springfield at Northlake Christian
7 p.m. at NLC-Covington
RECORDS: Springfield 3-0; Northlake Christian 3-0
LAST WEEK: Springfield beat Albany 28-6; Northlake Christian beat Pearl River 28-0
PLAYERS TO WATCH: SPRINGFIELD: QB Milan Love, RB Josh Taylor, LB Jordan Carter, DE Mark Patterson; NORTHLAKE Christian: RB Miguel Black, QB Josh Landry, WR Gary Sampson.
NOTEWORTHY: Northlake Christian beat Springfield 28-18 last season. ... Northlake RB Miguel Black rushed for 157 yards and two TDs on 16 carries. ... Both are 3-0 domiand nated last week’s opponents with high-powered offenses.
University at Brusly
7 p.m. at Brusly High
RECORDS: University 3-0; Brusly 1-2
LAST WEEK: University beat LaGrange 27-26; Brusly lost to Belle Chasse 42-34
PLAYERS TO WATCH: UNIVERSITY: FS/QB Jalon Baker, WR Will Keller, DE Josh Becnel, DB Brennan Boudreaux; BRUSLY: Christian Free, CB Dominique Tate, LB Ryan Reech.
NOTEWORTHY: Second-ranked UHS won 46-14 in the District 7-3A opener in 2013. ... The Cubs’ Nick Brossette leads all area 3A rushers with 425 yards and 2 TDs. ... UHS has played the past two games without starting QB Manny Miles. ... Jaylon Green ran for 108 yards last week for Brusly, which has lost two straight.
West Feliciana at Port Allen
7 p.m. at PAHS’ Otwell Stadium
RECORDS: West Feliciana 3-0; Port Allen 2-1
LAST WEEK: West Feliciana beat St. Louis Catholic 28-21; Port Allen lost to Livonia 44-26
PLAYERS TO WATCH: WEST FELICIANA: QB Ryan Reed, LB Hunter Smith, LB/FB Michael Johnson, OL Drew Dawson; PORT ALLEN: QB Devin Hammond, DT Deldridge Wiley, LB Casper Williams, DB James Jones.
NOTEWORTHY: Another 7-3A opener that was won by West Feliciana 40-12 last season. ... Reed ran for 189 yards on 15 carries last week. ... It is the third straight road game for WFHS. ... Hammond threw a TD pass to Telson Allen last week.
Westminster at White Castle
7 p.m. at White Castle High
RECORDS: Westminster Christian 0-3; White Castle 2-1
LAST WEEK: Westminster lost to Kaplan 32-6; Donaldsonville beat White Castle 35-12
PLAYERS TO WATCH: WESTMINSTER: not available; WHITE CASTLE: S/WR Christopher Mason, S/RB Harold Zachary, RB Dontrell Taylor, OL Columbus Willis.
NOTEWORTHY: Westminster of Opelousas beat White Castle 25-16 last season. ... White Castle is No. 9 in the 1A poll... White Castle coach Lamar Thomas said he expects a close, physical game similar to 2013.
Wilkinson at Central Private
7 p.m. at CPS
RECORDS: Wilkinson County Christian 1-4; Central Private 1-4.
LAST WEEK: Wilkinson beat Porter’s Chapel Academy 22-6; Central Private lost to Glenbrook 32-25
PLAYERS TO WATCH: WILKINSON: RB/DB Rodney Boyd; CENTRAL PRIVATE: QB Trenton Guay, C Ronnie Watkins, TE Landon Bryson, SS Jude Fontenot, SS Austin Slater, CB Trevor Wallace.
NOTEWORTHY: Wilkinson Country Christian beat Central Private 35-0 last season. ... Wilkinson County Christian got its first win last week. ... WCCA’s Rodney Boyd rushed for 215 yards and pitched in 13 tackles in that game.
Centreville Academy at Silliman Institute
7 p.m. at Silliman-Clinton
RECORDS: Centreville 5-0, Silliman 4-1.
LAST WEEK: Silliman beat Bowling Green 38-6; Centreville beat Ben’s Ford 42-14
PLAYERS TO WATCH: SILLIMAN: RB Keon Brown, TE/OLD Jordan Talley, OLB Will Douglas, DT/C Jozie Milton, QB Zach Kelly; CENTREVILLE: QB/FS Kasey Haygood, RB Chase Hughes, DT/OG Brian Arnett, RB/CB Tyler Caston, G Chase Stutvman.
NOTEWORTHY: Centreville Academy beat Silliman 24-21 last season. ... Centreville coach Bill Hurst is the winningest coach in Mississippi prep history. ... Silliman looks to beat rival Centreville for the first time in seven years.