Ascension Christian at Ascension Catholic
7 p.m. at Boutte Stadium-Donaldsonville
RECORDS: Ascension Christian 2-5, 0-1 in District 8-1A; Ascension Catholic 5-1, 1-0
LAST WEEK: Ascension Christian lost to West St. John 31-0; Ascension Catholic beat St. John-Plaquemine 45-14
PLAYERS TO WATCH: ASCENSION CHRISTIAN: LB Brennan Tramonte, QB/LB Chris Middleton, QB Darrin Landry, WR/SS Peyton Bahlinger; ASCENSION CATHOLIC: FB/DB Kaleb Winchester, G/DE Lee Landry, T Hunter Diagle, DE/TE Delmond Landry.
NOTEWORTHY: Ascension Catholic beat Ascension Christian School 55-0 last season. … Ascension Christian hasn’t scored since Week 3. ... Ascension Catholic is averaging 31 points.
Baker at West Feliciana
7 p.m. at WFHS-St. Francisville
RECORDS: Baker 3-3, 0-2 in District 7-3A; West Feliciana 5-1, 1-1
LAST WEEK: Baker beat Capitol 14-0; West Feliciana beat Glen Oaks 38-0
PLAYERS TO WATCH: BAKER: RB Preston Bell, OL Jackie Jackson, OL Benz Parker, LB DeVon Washington; WEST FELICIANA: DB Lorenzo Green, OL Drew Dawson, DL Jason McCray, DB Barry Siqur.
NOTEWORTHY: Bell ran for 132 yards last week to pace Baker in a nondistrict win. ... WFHS won 36-6 in 2013. ... QB Ryan Reed and WR/RB Jazz Ferguson are the top rushers for the Saints, who are playing just their second game at home in 2014.
Brusly at Vandebilt Catholic
7 p.m. at VCHS-Houma
RECORDS: Brusly 1-5; Vandebilt 0-6
LAST WEEK: Brusly lost to Port Allen 25-22; Vandebilt Catholic lost to South Terrebonne 44-13
PLAYERS TO WATCH: BRUSLY: QB Connor Manola, CB Kevin Godrey, RB Zavian Bell; VANDEBILT: QB David Yancey, RB Gage Corte, LB Dylan Ward,
NOTEWORTHY: Manola is one of two quarterbacks the Panthers use, while Bell is one of the team’s rushing leaders. ... BHS has lost five staight since winning its season opener over St. John. ... The Panthers beat VCHS 28-6 a year ago.
Donaldsonville at Patterson
7 p.m. at Patterson High
RECORDS: Donaldsonville 3-3, 0-1 in District 9-3A; Patterson 3-3
LAST WEEK: Donaldsonville lost to E.D. White 25-24; Patterson beat Southern Lab 40-16
PLAYERS TO WATCH: DONALDSONVILLE: WR Jaquel Gant, OL Percy Cargo, WR/DE Stephen Sullivan, QB Tyler Brown, RB Tajh Gillard, WR Jamal Dunn; PATTERSON: Dylon Charlot, QB Sirbastian Charles, RB Tristan Ausama.
NOTEWORTHY: Patterson beat Donaldsonville 50-7 last season. … Patterson is on a 3-game winning streak … Donaldsonville’s past two losses were by three total points.
East Iberville at West St. John
7 p.m. at West St. John-Edgard
RECORDS: East Iberville 0-6, 0-1 in District 8-1A; West St. John 4-2, 1-0
LAST WEEK: East Iberville lost to White Castle 56-0; West St. John beat Ascension Christian 31-0
PLAYERS TO WATCH: EAST IBERVILLE: LB Daijail Arthur, RB Sean Griffin; WEST ST. JOHN: Bradley Borne, Lamore Boudoin, Jordae Gautier.
NOTEWORTHY: West St. John beat East Iberville 48-0 last season. … East Iberville hasn’t scored since Week 1. … West St. John has outscored its opponents 107-8 in its past two games.
Episcopal at The Dunham School
7 p.m. at Dunham stadium
RECORDS: Episcopal 4-1, 0-1 in District 6-2A; Dunham is 2-5, 1-2
LAST WEEK: Episcopal lost to East Feliciana 30-17; Dunham beat Redemptorist 13-6
PLAYERS TO WATCH: EPISCOPAL: WR Spencer Kleinpeter, LB Cody Day, K Russ St. Romain, RB TJ Wisham; DUNHAM: Jyron Walker, Quincey Moreaux, Chase Day.
NOTEWORTHY: Episcopal beat Dunham 28-27 last season. … The Knights lost their first game of the season last week. … Walker was 3-of-5 for 37 yards and rushed 63 yards for a TD last week.
at Parkview Baptist
7 p.m. at PBS
RECORDS: Glen Oaks 0-6, 0-2 in District 7-3A; Parkview Baptist 4-2, 2-1
LAST WEEK: Glen Oaks lost to West Feliciana 38-0; Parkview lost to University 28-7
PLAYERS TO WATCH: GLEN OAKS: OL/DL Devin Claiborne, RB/LB Nick London, WR/DB Darren Evans Jr.; PARKVIEW: RB Connor Joffrion, RB Cole Mayet, DE Parker Kirby, LB Tyler Fredrick.
NOTEWORTHY: PBS was a 60-8 winner over GOHS last season. ... The Eagles’ Reggie Hayes has rushed for 615 yards and passed for 476 yards, accounting for 16 TDs in six games. ... Glen Oaks has scored multiple TDs in three of its six games this season.
Independence at Albany
7 p.m. at Albany High
RECORDS: Albany 2-4, 0-1 in District 8-3A; Independence 1-5, 0-1
LAST WEEK: Albany lost to Jewel Sumner 42-6; Independence lost to Loranger 42-7
PLAYERS TO WATCH: ALBANY: CB Cheyenne Labruzza, RB Randy Ingram, QB Skylier Lehmann; INDEPENDENCE: RB Navante Brown, WR Jabari Coston, LB Ladarious Wilson, NG Paul Rogers, FS Javaris Harris.
NOTEWORTHY: Independence beat Albany 14-7 last season. … Albany plays in its second consecutive road game. … Both teams seek their first 8-3A win.
Hannan at Springfield
7 p.m. at Springfield High
RECORDS: Hannan 1-5, 1-2 in District 7-2A; Springfield 4-1, 1-1
LAST WEEK: Hannan lost to St. Thomas Aquinas 47-27; Springfield did not play
PLAYERS TO WATCH: HANNAN: Blake Schultis; SPRINGFIELD: QB Milan Love, RB Josh Taylor, LB Jordan Carter, DE Mark Patterson.
NOTEWORTHY: Hannan beat Springfield 45-21 last season. … Springfield’s last game was a 17-12 win over St. Helena two weeks ago.
Livonia at Port Barre
7 p.m. at Port Barre High
RECORDS: Livonia 5-0, 1-0 in District 5-3A; Port Barre 2-4, 0-1
LAST WEEK: Livonia beat Northwest 47-14; Port Barre lost to Ville Platte 18-0
PLAYERS TO WATCH: LIVONIA: QB Cee Jay Powell, OG Owen Thompson, WR Stephen Guidry, DT Jason Hammond, FS DeQuincy Victorian; PORT BARRE: RB DeAngelo Vaughn-Allen, WR DeShawn Fontenot, WR Tyler Ledeaux.
NOTEWORTHY: Livonia won 27-20 last year. ... The Wildcats’ Malcolm Dedrick has 763 yards rushing and 14 TDs. ... Livonia has outscored its opponents 213-88 this season.
Northeast vs. Capitol
7 p.m. at Memorial Stadium
RECORDS: Northeast 5-0, 1-0 in District 6-2A; Capitol 2-4, 1-0
LAST WEEK: Northeast did not play; Capitol lost to Baker 14-0
PLAYERS TO WATCH: NORTHEAST: RB Dominick Yates, RB Tyriq Kelly. LB Cornelius Jackson, DB Jarmon Bradford, C Justin Dawson; CAPITOL: C Willie Robinson OT Thaddeus Stewart, OT Malcolm Joseph, OL Devonte Green..
NOTEWORTHY: Capitol beat Northeast 36-6 last season … Both teams are 1-0 in district.
Pope John Paul II at St. Helena
7 p.m. at St. Helena Central-Greensburg
RECORDS: Pope John Paul II 1-5, 0-3 in District 7-2A; St. Helena is 0-6, 0-2
LAST WEEK: Pope John Paul II lost to Pine 26-3; St. Helena Central lost to Northlake Christian 31-14
PLAYERS TO WATCH: POPE JOHN PAUL: QB/RB Chanse Cair, TE/DE Will Arata, RB/DB Connor Maples; ST. HELENA: William Moore, Dussell Cooper, James Dunn.
NOTEWORTHY: Pope John Paul II beat St. Helena Central 24-14 last season. … Key District 7-2A game for both. … St. Helena has an improved on offense in its past three games.
Sacred Heart-Ville Platte at False River
7 p.m. at False River-New Roads
RECORDS: Sacred Heart-Ville Platte 3-3, 1-0 in District 5-1A; False River 2-3, 0-0
LAST WEEK: Sacred Heart beat North Central 46-20; False River did not play
PLAYERS TO WATCH: SACRED HEART: Dylan Scully, Seth Shipp, Josh LaHaye; FALSE RIVER: Chance Sonnier, Jordan Aguillard, James Didier, Kyle Blanchard, Blake Hathaway.
NOTEWORTHY: Sacred Heart-Ville Platte beat False River Academy 34-0 last season. … False River’s last game was a 37-8 victory over Northwood two weeks ago.
Southern Lab at Madison Prep
7 p.m. at Louisiana Leadership Doug Williams Stadium
RECORDS: Southern Lab 1-5, 0-0 in District 6-1A; Madison Prep 5-1, 1-0
LAST WEEK: Southern Lab lost to Patterson 40-16; Madison Prep beat Christian life 46-15
PLAYERS TO WATCH: SOUTHERN LAB: OL Chad Smith, LB Javahn Fergurson, DL Karl Patrick Auzenne, WR Derrick Pate; MADISON PREP: Braylin Bolden, Malcolm Roach, Quincy Banks, Tyrese Walker, Jaylin Jones, Tyjuan Spurlock.
NOTEWORTHY: Southern Lab beat Madison Prep 44-6 last season. … Madison Prep is on a four-game winning streak. … Madison Prep is averaging 39 points.
St. John at White Castle
7 p.m. at White Castle High
RECORDS: St. John 0-6, 0-1 in District 8-1A; White Castle 5-1, 1-0
LAST WEEK: St. John lost to Ascension Catholic 45-14; White Castle beat East Iberville 56-0
PLAYERS TO WATCH: ST. JOHN: DB/RB Gavin Landry, DB/RB Brandon Noel, WR/DB Princeton Young, OL/DL Chandler Hebert, OL/DL Matthew Miller; WChs: DT Columbus Willis, DE Orthello Batiste, DE Damicah Carter.
NOTEWORTHY: St. John beat White Castle 17-14 last season. … White Castle is on a 4-game win streak … St. John is only dressing 25 players this week.
University at Port Allen
7 p.m. at PAHS’ Otwell Stadium
RECORDS: University 6-0, 3-0 in District 7-3A; Port Allen 5-1, 3-0
LAST WEEK: University beat Parkview Baptist 28-7; Port Allen beat Brusly 25-22
PLAYERS TO WATCH: UNIVERSITY: QB Manny Miles, DB/WR Tre’ Jackson, DE Josh Becnel, DT Jordan Davis, OG Damon Garner; PORT ALLEN: OT Marcus Keyes, CB James Jones, LB Casper, Williams.
NOTEWORTHY: U-High beat the Pelicans 49-14 last season. ... Miles passed for 273 yards last week for top-ranked UHS in his first start since Week 1 because of an ankle injury. ... DeMarcus Franklin has rushed for 505 yards for PAHS, while U-High’s Nick Brossette, an LSU commitment, leads area rushers with 843 yards and 10 TDs.
Varnado at Christian Life
7 p.m. at Christian Life
RECORDS: Varnado 2-4, 0-1 in District 6-1A; Christian Life 2-4, 0-1
LAST WEEK: Varnado lost to Kentwood 32-14; Christian Life lost to Madison Prep 46-15
PLAYERS TO WATCH: VARNADO: QB/WR Derolderick Jefferson, QB/WR Delrick Abrams, RB Tyrandis Crosby; CHRISTIAN LIFE: Jacob Williams, Trey Lewis, Jacob Kibobi.
NOTEWORTHY: Christian Life beat Varnado 27-0 last season … A District 6-1A matchup. Williams completed 11 of 20 passes for 189 yards and two TDs for Christian Life.
Wayne Academy at Silliman
7 p.m. Silliman Institute-Clinton
RECORDS: Wayne Academy 0-8; Silliman 6-2
LAST WEEK: Wayne Academy lost to Central Hinds Academy 63-41; Silliman beat Brookhaven 35-0
PLAYERS TO WATCH: WAYNE ACADEMY: not available; SILLIMAN: QB Keon Brown, QB Zach Kelly, WR Trace McManus, OL Mark Gill, CB Keifer Bourgeois, OLB Will Douglas, DE Jordan Talley, OLB Brian Siebert.
NOTEWORTHY: Silliman beat Wayne Academy 41-8 last season. … Silliman is averaging 23 points. … Silliman is holding teams to only one TD per game in wins.
Central Private at Ben’s Ford
7 p.m. at Ben’s Ford in Bogalusa
RECORDS: Central Private 2-6, Ben’s Ford-Bogalusa 5-3
LAST WEEK: Central Private lost to Centreville Academy 52-19; Ben’s Ford beat Bowling Green 25-20
PLAYERS TO WATCH: CENTRAL PRIVATE: RB Johnny Duncan, OL Chris Lofstrom, WR Cole Averette, LB Jude Fontenot, DB Jesse Stone, DT Logan Ford; BEN’S FORD: Unavailable.
NOTEWORTHY: Ben’s Ford beat Central Private 21-0 last season. … Ben’s Ford is 5-0 at home this season.