Ascension Catholic at Kentwood
7 p.m. at Kentwood High
RECORDS: Ascenson Catholic 3-5, 1-3 in District 6-1A; Kentwood 7-1, 3-0
LAST WEEK: Ascension Catholic lost to St. John 36-28; Kentwood beat White Castle 40-20
PLAYERS TO WATCH: ASCENSION CATHOLIC: WR/RB/DB Kaleb Winchester, RB/LB Jacob Lagrange, OL/DL D.J. Giroir; KENTWOOD: OL Jalen Bickham, RB/DB Brandon Holmes, QB/DB Devion Hookfin.
NOTEWORTHY: Winchester’s 174 carries for 1,058 yards and 16 touchdowns ranks high among area Class 2A and 1A leaders. … Kentwood looks to build on a five-game win streak. Kentwood’s Shyheim Carter passed for 200 yards and rushed for 141 last week.
Baker at Port Allen
7 p.m. at PAHS
RECORDS: Baker 3-5, 1-4 in District 6-3A; Port Allen 3-5, 2-3
LAST WEEK: Baker lost to West Feliciana 45-6; Port Allen lost to Brusly 15-12
PLAYERS TO WATCH: BAKER: WR/DB Kendrick Shavers, WR/DB Tremaine Spears, OL/DL Raymond Pope; PORT ALLEN: WR A.J. Bynum, DB Donald Vance, LB Naquille Everson.
NOTEWORTHY: Devonta Rogers ran in a 7-yarder for Baker’s lone touchdown against West Feliciana. … Port Allen needs a win to keep its playoff hopes alive. Pelicans quarterback Jarious Robertson totaled 352 yards versus Brusly.
Brusly at University
7 p.m. at UHS’ Boss Field-Gill Stadium
RECORDS: Brusly 3-5, 1-4 in District 6-3A; University 7-1, 5-0
LAST WEEK: Brusly beat Port Allen 15-12; University beat Glen Oaks 34-14
PLAYERS TO WATCH: BRUSLY: OL Akkai Ward, LB/DB Dylan Claiborne, DB Klay Copton; UNIVERSITY: LB Dylan Moses, LB Laryon James, RB/DL Jordan Davis.
NOTEWORTHY: Zavian Bell and Jason Holliday combined for 261 yards and two touchdowns last week. … University running back Mike Hollins scored three touchdowns in last week’s win over Glen Oaks.
Capitol vs. East Feliciana
7 p.m. at East Feliciana Middle School-Clinton
RECORDS: Friendship Capitol 0-8, 0-5 in District 6-2A; East Feliciana 4-4, 2-3
LAST WEEK: Capitol lost to Northeast 36-8; East Feliciana beat Mentorship Academy 34-0
PLAYERS TO WATCH: CAPITOL: QB/DB Brandon Hill, LB Jihad Furquan, WR Keshawn Lee; EAST FELICIANA: OL/DL Darius Davis, OL/DL Tra’ Vontae Booker, WR/DB Gemontae Franklin.
NOTEWORTHY: Hill enters his first game starting at quarterback for the Lions. … The Tigers eye a third consecutive win.
Catholic-PC at Basile
7 p.m. at Basile High
RECORDS: Catholic-PC 5-3, 3-0 in District 5-1A; Basile 7-1, 3-0
LAST WEEK: Catholic-PC beat North Central 41-6; Basile beat False River Academy 57-0
PLAYERS TO WATCH: CATHOLIC-PC: FB/LB Lucas Patin, DE Abram Glaser, RB/DB Nate Carriere; BASILE: QB Jeremy Ashford, RB LB Blaise Hebert, RB/DB Jared Belle.
NOTEWORTHY: With a win, CHSPC, which has won five consecutive games, clinches a share of the District 5-1A title. … Basille has outscored its past three opponents 124-17 and is riding a three-game win streak.
Christian Life at Dunham
7 p.m. at The Dunham School Stadium
RECORDS: Christian Life 5-3, 2-3 in District 6-2A; The Dunham School 6-2, 3-2
LAST WEEK: Christian Life beat East Iberville 66-0; Dunham lost to Madison Prep 41-7
PLAYERS TO WATCH: CHRISTIAN LIFE: QB Prince Davis, DL Francois Roges, LB Nick Harris; DUNHAM: Derek Stingley, WR E.J. Hitchens, P Quincy Moreaux.
NOTEWORTHY: Christian Life coach Ben Palmer faced Dunham last year in the playoffs while at Calvary Baptist. The Crusaders held East Iberville to 50 yards last week. … Dunham quarterback Mike Williams punched in the team’s only score versus Madison Prep last week.
Glen Oaks at Donaldsonville
7 p.m. at Floyd Boutte Memorial Stadium-Donaldsonville
RECORDS: Glen Oaks 1-7, 0-5 in District 6-3A; Donaldsonville 2-6, 2-3
LAST WEEK: Glen Oaks lost to University 34-14; Donaldsonville lost to Parkview Baptist 66-32
PLAYERS TO WATCH: GLEN OAKS: RB/DB Ron Duncan,RB/DB Stadford Anderson, WR/DB Darren Evans; DONALDSONVILLE: QB/WR Tyler Brown, WR Stephen Sullivan, RB Kornell Jones.
NOTEWORTHY: Last week, Evans had 96 total yards and contributed one of Glen Oaks’ two scores. … Brown is 99-of-207 passing for 1,913, yards, 14 TDs and 14 interceptions.
Independence at Albany
7 p.m. at Albany High
RECORDS: Independence 4-4, 0-2 in District 7-3A; Albany 5-3, 0-2
LAST WEEK: Independence lost to Amite 37-9; Albany lost to Bogalusa 46-24
PLAYERS TO WATCH: INDEPENDENCE: QB Marquell Jackson, RB Shabazz Holden; ALBANY: RB Cheyenne Labruzza, QB Skylier Lehmann.
NOTEWORTHY: Two teams seeking their first district win of the year collide ... Labruzza ran for 111 yards on just five carries and scored two TDs last week for Albany ... Holden has more than 800 yards rushing for Independence.
Lutcher at Lusher
7 p.m. at Lusher Charter-New Orleans
RECORDS: Lutcher 7-1, 5-0 in District 9-3A; Lusher 5-3, 3-2
LAST WEEK: Lutcher beat Sci Academy 61-0; Lusher beat KIPP Renaissance 61-0
PLAYERS TO WATCH: LUTCHER: DB Paul Joseph, DB Dontell Johnson, WR Gregory Clayton; LUSHER: QB Eli Poche, RB Ari Broussard.
NOTEWORTHY: Another win puts third-ranked Lutcher in a Week 10 showdown with No. 2 De La Salle for the 9-3A title ... Jontre Kirklin leads Lutcher with 1,379 passing yards and 21 TDs ... Joseph and Johnson returned interceptions for TDs last week for the Bulldogs.
Madison Prep at Episcopal
7 p.m. at Episcopal High
RECORDS: Madison Prep 8-0, 5-0 in District 6-2A; Episcopal 7-1, 5-0
LAST WEEK: Madison Prep beat Dunham 41-7; Episcopal beat Lake Area New Tech 35-28
PLAYERS TO WATCH: MADISON PREP: RB/LB Cortland Smith, FB/DL Troy James, DL/LB Malcolm Roach; EPISCOPAL: DB Daniel Johnson, DB Sam Rotenberg, LB/TE Ellis Herring.
NOTEWORTHY: The Chargers held Dunham to its second lowest scoring total of the season, allowing only seven points. Roach leads the Chargers with 84 tackles and 8.5 sacks while Tyrese and Tasmine Walker have combined for five interceptions. … Last week, Episcopal running back T.J. Wisham finished with 148 yards rushing, 68 yards receiving and four touchdowns.
Mentorship Academy at Northeast
7 p.m. at Northeast High-Pride
RECORDS: Mentorship 0-8, 0-5 in District 6-2A; Northeast 5-3, 3-2
LAST WEEK: Mentorship lost to East Feliciana 34-0; Northeast beat Capitol 36-8
PLAYERS TO WATCH: MENTORSHIP: QB Terrion WiIliams, RB Arthur Henry, OL/DL Marcus Greene; NORTHEAST: DE Andre Snowden, WR/DB Grovonte Stewart, QB Marqueon Minor.
NOTEWORTHY: First matchup between the programs.
McMain at St. James
7 p.m. at St. James Stadium
RECORDS: McMain 2-6, 2-3 in District 9-3A; St. James 5-3 3-2
LAST WEEK: McMain beat Clark 42-26; St. James lost to De La Salle 41-16
PLAYERS TO WATCH: MCMAIN: QB Darnell Williams, WR James Howard; ST. JAMES: WR Aaron McKenney, QB DeMarcus Williams, DB Jai Lewis, LB Aquindas Steib.
NOTEWORTHY: St. James looks to shake off two straight losses in District 9-3A ... Williams has passed for more than 1,500 yards for the Wildcats. ... McMain is on a two-game winning streak.
Northlake Christian at Springfield
7 p.m. at Springfield High
RECORDS: Northlake Christian 6-2, 3-1 in District 7-2A; Springfield 1-7, 0-5
LAST WEEK: Northlake lost to St. Thomas Aquinas 56-20; Springfield lost to Hannan 35-18
PLAYERS TO WATCH: NORTHLAKE: RB Josh Landry, QB Matt Whalen, WR Zack Odenwald; SPRINGFIELD: RB/DB Demariae Claiborne, QB/DB Keenan Austin, OL/DL Jo Jo Kirkland.
NOTEWORTHY: Springfield still seeks its first 7-2A victory. ... Claiborne has 1,180 rushing yards and 11 TDs for the Bulldogs, and Northlake’s Landry has 1,170 rushing yards. ... Northlake saw its three-game winning streak end last week.
Parkview Baptist at West Feliciana
7 p.m. at WFHS-St. Francisville
RECORDS: Parkview 5-3, 4-1 in District 6-3A; West Feliciana 5-3, 4-1
LAST WEEK: Parkview beat Donaldsonville 66-43; West Feliciana beat Baker 45-6
PLAYERS TO WATCH: PARKVIEW: RB/LB Nelson Smith, Ol/DL Tyler Boone, WR/DB Caleb Meaux; WEST FELICIANA: QB/DB Derrick Turner, RB/DB Josh Morrison, RB/LB Treyonte Cummings.
NOTEWORTHY: Last week, Meaux recorded three of Parkview’s five interceptions. … Saints running backs Turner, Ronald Sims and Davon Harris have each rushed for more than 500 yards.
Southern Lab at East Iberville
7 p.m. at EIHS
RECORDS: Southern Lab 5-2, 3-0 in District 6-1A; East Iberville 0-8, 0-4
LAST WEEK: Southern Lab did not play; East Iberville lost to Christian Life 66-0
PLAYERS TO WATCH: SOUTHERN LAB: QB Bladrick Veal, WR/DB Curtlan Williams, DE/LB/TE Chris Allen; EAST IBERVILLE: RB Keston Johnson, LB Edward Smith, WR/DB Damien Mills Jr.
NOTEWORTHY: Southern Lab comes off a open date. … EIHS seeks first win of the season.
Westminster at False River
7 p.m. at False River Academy
RECORDS: Westminster Christian 4-4, 0-3 in District 5-1A; False River Academy 2-6, 0-3
LAST WEEK: Westminster lost to St. Edmund 32-20; False River lost to Basile 57-0
PLAYERS TO WATCH: RB/LB Ken Jones, RB/LB Noah Launey, QB Kaleb Pruhomme; FALSE RIVER: WR/DB Matt Leleux, QB Trent Jourdan, RB/LB Gared Beauvias.
NOTEWORTHY: Both teams seek their first district wins.
White Castle at Abbeville
7 p.m. at Abbeville High
RECORDS: White Castle 4-4; Abbeville 3-5
LAST WEEK: White Castle lost to Kentwood 40-20; Abbeville lost to St. Martinville 23-6
PLAYERS TO WATCH: WHITE CASTLE: Trevor Stewart, Daniel Edwards, Jordan Jones; ABBEVILLE: QB Demarcus Collins, WR Jose Predroza, RB Matthew Johnson.
NOTEWORTHY: White Castle looks to end a two-game losing skid. … Abbeville of Class 4A is coached by former WCHS coach Gary Adkins.
Heritage Academy at Silliman
7 p.m. at Silliman Institute-Clinton
RECORDS: Heritage Academy 5-5; Silliman 8-1
LAST WEEK: Heritage Academy beat Leake Academy 25-13; Silliman beat Centreville Academy 41-0
PLAYERS TO WATCH: HERITAGE: RB/DB Michael Ledbetter, QB Dylan Barker, OL/LB Thomas Cooper, WR/DB Tyler Anderson; SILLIMAN: FB/LB Brian Siebert, LB Mark Gill, TE/LB Will Douglas, QB Zach Kelly.
NOTEWORTHY: Silliman is one of the top rated teams in MAIS 3A going into this week’s first-round playoff game ... Kelly passed for three TDs and ran for two more last week. ... Will Douglas had two TD catches last week for the Wildcats.