Chalmette (1-5) vs. Cox (1-5), 6:30 p.m., Hoss Memtsas
Last week: Lost to Ehret 13-10; Cox lost to Higgins 27-20
Last year: Helen Cox won 22-15
Both teams dropped 8-5A openers last week. Owls looking to snap 4-game skid while Cougars have lost three straight. Chalmette has lost four games by seven points or less and three by three points. Defensive tackle Jalin Scott leads the Owl48 tackles, including 14 tackles for loss. Connor Lambert is leading rusher with 261 yards. Cox counters with dual threat QB Dion Ray, a Louisiana Lafayette commit who has passed for 1,143 yards and rushed for 241 yards.
Lakeshore (2-4) vs. Riverdale (3-3), Yenni
Last week: Lakeshore lost to Salmen 41-21; Riverdale lost to East Jefferson 27-14
Last year: Lakeshore won 38-20
Both teams dropped 8-4A openers last week. Titans were unable to hold on to a 21-7 lead midway through the third quarter last week against previously winless Salmen. Running back David Ducre leads the Titans. Riverdale counters with the 1-2 punch of Donte Jackson and Darius Bovie.
McDonogh 35 (1-4) vs. Warren Easton (5-1), Pan Am
Last week: McDonogh 35 was open: Easton beat Belle Chasse 38-17
Last year: Warren Easton won 36-34 in OT
Eagles, ranked No.5 in The Super 10 and No. 4 in the LSWA Class 4A rankings, looking to go to 2-0 in District 9-4A. QB Deshawn Capers-Smith has been on a tear this season, throwing for 2,078 yards and 24 TDs and rushing for 579 yards and 10 TDs. Roneagles, playing their district opener, are led by RB Darius May, QB Sidney Wilson and WR Darius Williams.
McMain (4-2) at Lusher (4-2)
Last week: McMain lost to DeLaSalle 35-7; Lusher beat Ben Franklin 48-0
Last year: McMain won 22-20
Lusher ranked No. 9 in Small School Super 10 and McMain right behind them at No. 10.
McMain hoping to avoid 0-2 start in 11-3A, while Lions playing district opener. McMain is led by QB Darnell Williams, who has already thrown for over 1,000 yards this season. Lusher led by QB Eli Poche (828 passing yards, 9 TDs), Rb Joshua Barney (656 rushing yards, 9 TDs) and WR Louis Landrum III (443 receiving yards).