Belaire at East Feliciana
7 p.m. at Clinton Middle School
RECORDS: Belaire 1-0; EFHS 0-1.
LAST WEEK: Belaire beat Glen Oaks 27-24; East Feliciana lost to West Feliciana 28-14.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: BELAIRE: QB Tyler Woods, RB Fred Ramsey, LB Alex Brown; EAST FELICIANA: TE/DL Tyquincy Kilbourne, RB Christopher Chaney, WR/DB Timothy Thompson .
NOTEWORTHY: Belaire scored a win in its home stadium last week.. ... Thompson caught a TD pass and from Carven Young and also returned a kickoff 85 yards for another TD last week for EFHS.. ... Taurus Wilson caught two TD passes from Woods last week for Belaire.
Broadmoor at Parkview Baptist
7 p.m. at PBS
RECORDS: Broadmoor 0-1; Parkview 0-1.
LAST WEEK: Broadmoor lost to Northeast 20-16; Parkview lost to Catholic 55-25.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: BROADMOOR: RB Brodrick Delihue, RB Earl Butler; PARKVIEW: FB Aaron Leonard, OL Grant Kerstens, S Preston Roberts, S Gabriel Pedigo.
NOTEWORTHY: Broadmoor is the second straight 5A opponent for PBS.. ... Parkview won 42-12 last season.. ... Delihue and Earl Butler scored TDs last week for Broadmoor.. ... PBS QB Reggie Hayes, who father is a former Broadmoor QB, ran for a game-high 150 yards last week.
Catholic at Mandeville
7 p.m. at Mandeville
RECORDS: Catholic 1-0; Mandeville 0-1.
LAST WEEK: Catholic beat Parkview 55-25; Mandeville lost to John Curtis 14-0.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: CATHOLIC: QB Ian Brian, LB Uriah Alexander, OT Aaron Wiltz; MANDEVILLE: WR Parker Orgeron, QB Jonathan Penton.
NOTEWORTHY: Catholic won 16-13 last season on a Jack Gonsoulin field goal in a game that featured several weather-related delays.. ... Guice piled up 204 yards last week.. ... Orgeron is the son of the former Ole Miss coach and Southern Cal assistant Ed Orgeron.
De La Salle vs. St. Michael
7 p.m. at Leadership Field/Williams Stadium
RECORDS: De La Salle 1-0; St. Michael 1-0.
LAST WEEK: De La Salle beat Grace King 50-12; St. Michael beat Walker 30-6.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: DE LA SALLE: QB Victor Gaines, RB Cole Lewis; ST. MICHAEL: CB C.J. McGarner, OL Christian Sunseri, WR Jacob Dawson, CB Jude Housewright.
NOTEWORTHY: SMHS edged De La Salle 21-14 a year ago. ... Butler ran for 139 yards and a TD for St. Michael, which rolled up 226 rushing yards last week. ... Jeffrey Vaccaro passed for 89 yards for the Warriors.
Denham Springs at Salmen
7 p.m. at Salmen High
RECORDS: Denham Springs 0-1; Salmen 0-1
LAST WEEK: Denham Springs lost to Woodlawn 28-0; Salmen lost to Hahnville 35-14.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: DENHAM SPRINGS: TE Zach Mayo, WR Tuwain Starks, LB Brett Ahlf, DL Darrell Washington; SALMEN: OLB Jatairee Hudson, WR James Lambert.
NOTEWORTHY: Denham Springs won 21-12 in 2013. ... Both the 4A Spartans and 5A DSHS seek a breakout win. ... The Yellow Jackets managed just 130 yards last week.
Donaldsonville at Dutchtown
7 p.m. at Dutchtown
RECORDS: Donaldsonville 1-0; Dutchtown 0-1.
LAST WEEK: Donaldsonville beat Assumption 27-26; Dutchtown lost to Lutcher 19-14.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: DONALDSONVILLE: WR Percy Cargo, RB Rene Gibson WR Jaquel Gant, OL Tyarise Stevenson, WR Norman Simmons, OL/DL Floyd Foster; DUTCHTOWN: DB DeAnthony James, Averee York, Julian Brown, OG Mylik McWilliams.
NOTEWORTHY: Game will offer an interesting test for both since Dutchtown shut out 3A Donaldsonville 42-0 last fall. ... Dutchtown was plagued by five turnovers, including four lost fumbles, against Lutcher last week. ... Donaldsonville has two of the state’s tallest receivers in 6-foot-6 Stephen Sullivan and 6-7 Norman Simmons.
East St. John at Scotlandville
7 p.m. at Scotlandville High
RECORDS: East St. John 0-1; Scotlandville 1-0.
LAST WEEK: East St. John lost to Rummel 39-0; Scotlandville beat McKinley 19-3.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: EAST ST. JOHN: QB/WR/DB Xavier Lewis, RB/QB Nigel Anderson; SCOTLANDVILLE: LB Donald Freeman, LB Kaleb Carter, RB Delmas Holmes.
NOTEWORTHY: Lewis is an LSU commitment. ... Scotlandville beat East St. John 21-7 last season. ... How the Scotlandville defense reacts to Lewis, who plays all over the field, will help determine the outcome of this nondistrict 5A game.
Higgins at St. Amant
7 p.m. at The Pit, St. Amant Middle School
RECORDS: Higgins 0-1; St. Amant 0-1.
LAST WEEK: Higgins lost to East Jefferson 34-14; St. Amant lost to Warren Easton 40-32.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: HIGGINS: WR Ray’Delle Jones, WR Romalo Ford; ST. AMANT: QB Tyler Dixon, WR Ethan Babin, WR Marquise Hampton.
NOTEWORTHY: St. Amant hosts a New Orleans area team for the second straight week. ... Dixon completed 20 of 34 passes for 290 yards, including a 59-yard TD pass to Babin while pacing St. Amant last week. ... The Gators gained 449 yards as Babin and Hampton combined for nearly 150 receiving yards.
Madison Prep at Woodlawn
7 p.m. at Woodlawn High
RECORDS: Madison Prep 1-0; Woodlawn 1-0.
LAST WEEK: Madison Prep beat Ellender 36-0; Woodlawn beat Denham Springs 28-0.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: MADISON PREP: RB Quincy Banks, Spurlock, Trey Matthews, OG Donnelle Wallace; WOODLAWN: LB Ken Harris, WR Taj Sullivan, DL Quentin Nonnette.
NOTEWORTHY: Banks rushed for 240 yards last week for MPA. ... QB Charles Brooks ran for 97 yards and passed for 97 yards last week for WHS. ...
McDonogh 35 at Lutcher
7 p.m. at Lutcher High
RECORDS: McDonogh 0-1; Lutcher 1-0.
LAST WEEK: McDonogh 35 lost to St. Augustine 32-22; Lutcher beat Dutchtown 19-14.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: MCDONOGH 35: QB Sidney Wilson, WR Darius Williams; LUTCHER: LB Ricky Ross, QB Jontre Kirlin.
NOTEWORTHY: McDonogh 35 shut out Lutcher 24-0 last season. ... Wilson passed for 192 yards last week, while Williams caught 5 passes for 145 yards. ... Ross returned a fumble 70 yards for a TD last week.
McKinley vs. Capitol Charter
7 p.m. at Memorial Stadium
RECORDS: McKinley 0-1; Capitol 0-1.
LAST WEEK: McKinley lost to Scotlandville 19-3; Capitol lost to Independence 32-6.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: MCKINLEY: WR/WB Julian Ruffin, RB Jermaine Terrance, WR/RB LilJohn Lewis, DT Darren Jackson; CAPITOL: SS Chris Duhon, RB/LB Kelvin Robinson, OT Dominic Reese.
NOTEWORTHY: The Downtown Showdown dates to 1950, and Capitol leads the series 35-28, but McKinley has won the past four. ... McKinley QB Travion Alexander will continue a suspension and won’t play again this week.
Morgan City at Central
7 p.m. at Central High Stadium
RECORDS: Morgan City 0-1; Central 1-0.
LAST WEEK: Morgan City lost to White Castle 50-28; Central beat KIPP Renaissance 34-6.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: MORGAN CITY: RB Kevon Marsh, WR/DB Jaylen Jones, LB/OL Anthony Rink; CENTRAL: WR Daelen Richardson, DL Caleb Moore, DL John Hodges, OL Hyatt Harris.
NOTEWORTHY: Central beat MCHS 51-7 a year ago. ... Morgan City plays a BR area team for the second straight week. ... Scott Tregle is MCHS’ fourth coach since 2010.
Northwest at Zachary
7 p.m. at ZHS’ Bronco Stadium
RECORDS: Northwest 0-1; Zachary 0-1.
LAST WEEK: Northwest lost to Eunice 28-21; Zachary lost to Byrd 24-21.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: NORTHWEST: RB/LB Chris Lee, RB Matthew Readeau, DE Kirk Bellard; ZACHARY: WR Maurice Flowers, QB Lindsey Scott, DL Sylvester Perkins, LB Donovan Perkins.
NOTEWORTHY: The Broncos won 18-8 in a 2013 game played at ZHS. ... Lee was Northwest’s top ground gainer in last week’s game with Eunice. ... Scott ran for 90 yards on 16 carries and also scored two TDs last week.
Patterson at East Ascension
7 p.m. at EAHS’ Spartan Stadium
RECORDS: Patterson 0-1; EAHS 0-1.
LAST WEEK: Patterson lost to Brother Martin 49-28; East Ascension lost to Plaquemine 49-24.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: PATTERSON: WR Daylon Charlot, WR/LB Nehemiah Augustus, QB Sirbastian Charles; EAST ASCENSION: S Malik Anderson, WR Josh Andrews.
NOTEWORTHY: EAHS powered its way to a 66-32 road win over the Lumberjacks a year ago. ... Chad Blanchard is Patterson’s first-year coach, and Charlot is committed to Alabama. ... The Spartans are PHS’ second straight 5A opponent.
Plaquemine at Brusly
7 p.m. at Brusly High
RECORDS: Plaquemine 1-0; Brusly 1-0.
LAST WEEK: Plaquemine beat East Ascension 49-24; Brusly beat St. John 14-0.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: PLAQUEMINE: QB/RB D’Morea Wicks, TE Joe Keller, LB Josha Curry; BRUSLY: CB Caleb Henderson, LB/WR Austin Watts, DE Josh Oubre, TE Tony Dequano.
NOTEWORTHY: Two Westside rivals with special ties because BHS coach Erik Willis is a former Plaquemine player. ... Wicks ran for 124 yards last week. ... Plaquemine won 30-20 in 2013. ... Brusly piled up 265 yards last week, including 211 rushing yards.
St. Helena Central at Live Oak
7 p.m. at LOHS
RECORDS: St. Helena 0-1; Live Oak 0-1.
LAST WEEK: St. Helena lost to Amite 32-0; Live Oak lost to Livonia 41-19.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: ST. HELENA: not available; LIVE OAK: WR Hayes Legendre, OT/C C.J. Nolan, DL Justin Arnold, CB A.J. Boyd.
NOTEWORTHY: LOHS beat St. Helena Central 50-6 in 2013. ... The Eagles played without five starters in their loss to Livonia last week. ... Will Higginbotham scored on a 65-yard run last week for Live Oak, while Michael Claverie tossed a TD pass for the Eagles.
Springfield at Walker
7 p.m. at Walker High
RECORDS: Springfield 1-0; Walker 0-1.
LAST WEEK: Springfield beat Loyd Star 33-12; Walker lost to St. Michael 30-7.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: SPRINGFIELD: FB Josh Taylor, QB Malan Love, TE/DEMark Patterson; WALKER: QB Terry Bozeman, RB/TE/P Kyle Nevels, Db Ledrian Talbert, DE Mac Patterson.
NOTEWORTHY: A meeting of Livingston Parish schools from different classes. ... 5A Walker edged 2A Springfield 42-40 last season. ... The game will be the first of Walker High’s five broadcasts on ME TV, Cox channel 117 and live internet streaming at www.WalkerHigh.org by the school’s student TV station. ... Taylor ran for 170 yards on 17 carries last week.
Tara at Amite County
7 p.m. at Amite County, Liberty, Miss.
RECORDS: Tara 0-1; Amite County 1-2
LAST WEEK: Tara lost to Baker 6-0; Amite County lost to Woodville 38-16.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: TARA: RB Michael Washington, WR Da’Monte Coxie, LB Jermaine Freeman; AMITE COUNTY: WR Chris Bell, RB Jamarchavez Martin, D’Quarious Butler.
NOTEWORTHY: Turnovers, including three interceptions, plagued Tara last week. ... Cedric Cain is the first-year coach at Amite County, replacing Robert Raines, who previously coached at Baker High.