Broadmoor at Belaire
7 p.m. at Belaire High
RECORDS: Broadmoor 0-2; Belaire 2-0
LAST WEEK: Broadmoor lost to Glen Oaks 18-6; Belaire beat Mentorship Academy 18-6
PLAYERS TO WATCH: BROADMOOR: FB/LB Deonte Matthews, QB/DB Davante Palmer, DB Ticanda Mobley; BELAIRE: CB Twonne Harris, SS Kirkland Bova, OT Joseph Carter.
NOTEWORTHY: Belaire seeks its first 3-0 start in a decade for first-year coach Claude Coleman. ... Broadmoor looks to boost its offensive production after scoring just one TD in each of its first two games.
Friendship Capitol at Walker
7 p.m. at Walker High
RECORDS: Capitol 0-2; Walker 2-0
LAST WEEK: Capitol lost to McKinley 22-6; Walker beat Franklin 64-14
PLAYERS TO WATCH: CAPITOL: QB DeMarkus “Juicy Bang Bang” Shelton, LB Chris Duhon, LB Jihad Furquan; WALKER: RB Tristan Taylor, FS Josh Cooks, OL John Paul St. Pierre.
NOTEWORTHY: Walker looks to go 3-0 for the first time since 2009. ... QB Terry Bozeman has 533 yards passing and 9 TDs in two games for WHS. ... Class 2A Capitol plays a 5A team for the second straight.
Catholic at Sam Houston
7 p.m. at SHHS-Moss Bluff
RECORDS: Catholic 0-2; Sam Houston 1-1
LAST WEEK: Catholic lost to Zachary 41-26; Sam Houston lost to LaGrange 19-6
PLAYERS TO WATCH: CATHOLIC: QB Ian Brian, LB Brandon Fairbanks, PK Parker Fontenot; SAM HOUSTON: RB Trevontai Thompson, QB Devonte Deboest, DT Miles Simien.
NOTEWORTHY: Catholic is 0-2 for the first time since 2011 and has given up 74 points in first two games. ... Clyde Edwards-Helaire leads the Bears in rushing with 213 yards, while Brian has 375 passing yards. ... Thompson leads SHHS with 417 rushing yards and 6 TDs.
Denham Springs at St. Paul’s
7 p.m. at St. Paul’s-Covington
RECORDS: Denham Springs 2-0; St. Paul’s 1-1
LAST WEEK: Denham Springs beat Tara 50-0; St. Paul’s beat Jesuit 17-14
PLAYERS TO WATCH: DENHAM SPRINGS: RB Robert Thomas, WR DeJaunte Edwards, DB Tori Odom; ST. PAUL’S: QB Kenny Sears, RB Corey Williamson.
NOTEWORTHY: Biggest test to date for the Yellow Jackets, who play on the road for the first time. ... RB Tyre Golmond has 288 yards on 19 carries in two games. ... Sears of St. Paul’s was limited to 144 passing yards last week by Jesuit.
Hammond at Dutchtown
7 p.m. at Dutchtown High
RECORDS: Hammond 0-2; Dutchtown 1-1
LAST WEEK: Lost to Holy Cross 27-6; beat Central 21-14
PLAYERS TO WATCH: HAMMOND: QB/LB Reed Roberts, DL/LB Davion May, RB Gary Robertson; DUTCHTOWN: DB Rickey Thomas, DT Dalton Bigner, OG Mylik McWilliams.
NOTEWORTHY: The Griffins host Hammond, a 7-5A team for the first team in the regular season. ... HHS’ Roberts is the son of SLU head football coach Ron Roberts.
Live Oak at West Feliciana
7 p.m. at WFHS-St. Francisville
RECORDS: Live Oak 1-1; West Feliciana 0-2
LAST WEEK: Live Oak beat KIPP Renaissance 61-0; West Feliciana lost to Livonia 25-20
PLAYERS TO WATCH: LIVE OAK: FS Junior Edwards, RB Will Higginbotham, DL Michael; WEST FELICIANA: QB/WR/RB Devon Harris, OL/DL Brent Williams, OL/DL Jason McCray.
NOTEWORTHY: WFHS has its full lineup this week after being without players who were disciplined the last two weeks. ... LOHS scored its most points in a game in recent memory last week. ... WFHS’ Josh Morrison ran for 179 yards last week.
Lutcher at St. Amant
7 p.m. at The Pit, St. Amant Middle School
RECORDS: Lutcher 2-0; St. Amant 2-0
LAST WEEK: Lutcher beat West Jefferson 34-31; St. Amant beat Higgins 36-13
PLAYERS TO WATCH: LUTCHER: DL Sully Laiche, WR Al’Dontre Davis, DL Ben St. Pierre; ST. AMANT: QB Hayden Mallory, WR Briggs Bourgeois, LB Case Roddy.
NOTEWORTHY: Lutcher, ranked sixth in 3A, travels to Ascension Parish to play a 5A school for the second time in three weeks. ... St. Amant’s Mallory has passed for 555 yards, including 352 last week. ... Kirklin has 602 total yards for Lutcher.
McKinley vs. St. Michael
7 p.m. at La. Leadership’s Doug Williams Stadium
RECORDS: McKinley 1-1; St. Michael 1-1
LAST WEEK: McKinley beat Capitol 22-6; St. Michael lost to Loranger 45-23
PLAYERS TO WATCH: MCKINLEY: RB Marcus Hills, RB Chase Fleming, LB Lawrence Johnson; ST. MICHAEL: QB Treylan Sibley, WR C.J McGarner, RB Jace Brown.
NOTEWORTHY: The two teams used to be Class 4A rivals. ... Sibley has 284 yards passing and 143 rushing yards for St. Michael, while Euric Larvinette leads McKinley with 151 passing yards.
Plaquemine at St. Thomas More
7 p.m. at STM-Lafayette
RECORDS: Plaquemine 1-1; St. Thomas More 2-0
LAST WEEK: Plaquemine beat Port Allen 49-14; St. Thomas More beat Eldorado, Ark., 44-14
PLAYERS TO WATCH: PLAQUEMINE: DB Bryant Jones, TE Michael Sproles, TE/P Codi Willis; ST. THOMAS MORE: QB William Bellamy, WR/RB Trevor Begue, DE Christian Leonard.
NOTEWORTHY: Plaquemine takes on a ranked team for the second time in three weeks in Class 4A STM. ... QB Austin Mitchell has passed for 310 yards and run for 211 yards for the Green Devils of District 6-4A.
Port Allen at Livonia
7 p.m. at Livonia High
RECORDS: Port Allen 1-1; Livonia 1-1
LAST WEEK: Port Allen lost to Plaquemine 49-14; Livonia beat West Feliciana 25-20.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: PORT ALLEN: DL Brenton Brown, WR Cameron Battley, RB Ken Broussard; LIVONIA: WR Kendrick Paul, RB Patrick Queen, DE Elijah Maloid.
NOTEWORTHY: Port Allen faces a District 6-4A team for the second straight week and plays on the road for the first time. ... Queen ran for 178 yards last week to help Livonia roll up 346 rushing yards. ... LHS QB Cee Jay Powell added 134 rushing yards.
Tara at Central
7 p.m. at Central
RECORDS: Tara 0-2; Central 1-1
LAST WEEK: Tara lost to Denham Springs 50-0; Central lost to Dutchtown 21-14
PLAYERS TO WATCH: TARA: QB Ju’Juante Brown, LB Austin Ware, RB Michael Washington; CENTRAL: LB Andrew Harris, QB Gabe Brown, S Jamille Jones.
NOTEWORTHY: Another tough test for a Tara team that has scored just one TD in its first two games. ... Tara coach Cooter Mansur and Central coach Sid Edwards attended Redemptorist together and Edwards calls Mansur one of the “best athletes I’ve ever seen.” ... Brown passed for 122 yards last week for Central.
Wilkinson County at Scotlandville
7 p.m. Scotlandville High
RECORDS: Wilkinson County 2-2; Scotlandville 2-0
LAST WEEK: Wilkinson County lost to North Pike 70-54; Scotlandville beat St. Augustine 41-12
PLAYERS TO WATCH: WILKINSON COUNTY: QB Desmond Hunter, WR Travion Jones; SCOTLANDVILLE: RB Trenton Charles, LB Caleb Carter, LB Derossie Allen.
NOTEWORTHY: WCHS lost to another District 4-5A team, Zachary, 56-34 in Week 1 through Hunter passed for 429 yards and Jones 288 receiving yards. ... Chris Johnson scored on a 90-yard kickoff return and a pass reception for SHS last week.
Woodlawn at Lafayette High
7 p.m. at LHS
RECORDS: Woodlawn 0-2; Lafayette 2-0
LAST WEEK: Woodlawn lost to Destrehan 44-7; Lafayette beat Opelousas 48-12
PLAYERS TO WATCH: WOODLAWN: WR Taj Sullivan, DT Aaron White, RB Javin Myers; LAFAYETTE: QB Dwight Youngblood, WR/S Jaelyn Price, RB Trey Davis.
NOTEWORTHY: Woodlawn plays on the road for the second straight week. ... Sullivan caught a 55-yard TD pass from Jamari Nelson to give WHS its only points last week.
Zachary at East Ascension
7 p.m. Spartan Stadium, Gonzales Primary School-Gonzales
RECORDS: Zachary 2-0; East Ascension 1-1
LAST WEEK: Zachary beat Catholic 41-26; East Ascension beat Thibodaux 21-18
PLAYERS TO WATCH: ZACHARY: WR R.J. Newton, DE Brad Jones, RB Terry Sullivan, WR Shyron White; EAST ASCENSION: DB Johnny Baker, WR LaMarcus Jefferson, TE Ira Washington.
NOTEWORTHY: Zachary moved up to fourth in the most recent LSWA Class 5A rankings. ... ZHS QB Lindsey Scott Jr. has 468 passing yards and 262 rushing yards. ... QB Kyran Irvin ran for 189 yards last week for EAHS.