Belaire at Istrouma
7 p.m. at Istrouma High
RECORDS: Belaire 0-4, 0-1 in District 6-4A; Istrouma 0-4, 0-1.
LAST WEEK: Belaire lost to Broadmoor, 32-14; Istrouma lost to St. Michael, 45-16.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: BELAIRE: QB Jarvis York, WR-DB Gerome Springer, OL-DL Nicholas Lathan, OL-DL Jonathan Matthews; ISTROUMA: SS Javaris Washington, QB Marquise Kaigler, OLB Trey Holmes, RB Alexander Thomas.
NOTEWORTHY: One first-year head coach, either Johnny Felder, of Istrouma, or Jason Wilkins, of Belaire, will get his first career win in this District 6-4A game. ... York passed for 100 yards last week and had one passing TD and one rushing TD last week. ... Kaigler passed for 58 yards, completing 7 of 12 last week for Istrouma, while Holmes returned an interception for a TD.
7 p.m. at Woodlawn High
RECORDS: Breaux Bridge 4-0; Woodlawn 2-2.
LAST WEEK: Breaux Bridge beat Hammond, 42-0; Woodlawn lost to Northside, 39-28.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: BREAUX BRIDGE: WR Travin Dural, WR Kavahra Holmes, LB-ATH Lamar Louis; WOODLAWN: OL Hunter Lane, OL Damian Brown, RB Emmanuel Stewart, RB Brenton Terrance, LB-S Davante Davis, DE Ryan Briggs.
NOTEWORTHY: Woodlawn plays an Acadiana area opponent for the third time in five weeks. ... BBHS is ranked No. 2 in Class 4A and has three players who are committed to LSU in Dural, Holmes and Louis. ... Woodlawn’s Barnes ranks among area leaders with 872 passing yards and 15 TDs. ... Class 5A WHS begins District 5-5A play next week. ... BBHS’ Holmes had the state’s top time in the 400 meters last spring in track. ... Cox4 will televise the game.
Broadmoor at Lutcher
7 p.m. at Lutcher High
RECORDS: Broadmoor 3-1, 1-0 in District 6-4A; Lutcher 3-1, 1-0.
LAST WEEK: Broadmoor beat Belaire, 32-14; Lutcher beat Tara, 56-24.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: BROADMOOR: OL Michael Vick, QB Joshua Rogers, RB Devontae Thomas, DB-WR-RB Reginald Williams; LUTCHER: RB Daniel Taylor, OL Dane George, QB Ruston Matherne, QB Jared Poche, LB Chase Calderera, DL Blake Scott, DB Ian Podufalski, DL Jacob Keller.
NOTEWORTHY: Broadmoor is off to its best start in recent years. ... Both teams have won three straight since losing their season openers. ... Lutcher is ranked fourth in Class 4A and is in its first season in Baton Rouge-based District 6-4A. ... Lutcher’s Taylor leads area 4A rushers with 622 yards and 6 TDs. ... Rogers ran for three TDs and passed for one last week for Broadmoor.
at Parkview Baptist
7 p.m. at Parkview Baptist
RECORDS: Catholic 0-4; Parkview 1-3.
LAST WEEK: Catholic lost to Central, 34-19; Parkview lost to East St. John, 28-16.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: CATHOLIC: QB Ben Braymer, WR David LoSavio, LB Austin Dedon, LB John Morgan Morain; PARKVIEW: FB Conner Hodgeson, QB Brennan Bozeman, OL Thomas Carter, OL Taylor Krone, DL Tom Bove, DB Denton Kirby, LB Brody Burkhalter.
NOTEWORTHY: First varsity meeting for 5A Catholic and 3A PBS. ... Parkview plays its third 5A opponent. ... Catholic is 0-4 for the first time since 1972. ... Bozeman returned to the PBS lineup last week after missing three games with a broken hand. ... QB Ben Braymer passed for 255 yards last week for Catholic. ... Hodgeson ran for 119 yards last week for PBS. ... Dedon had 11 tackles for Catholic last week. ... The radio broadcast is on 104.5-FM.
Dutchtown at Destrehan
7 p.m. at Destrehan High
RECORDS: Dutchtown 4-0; Destrehan 2-2.
LAST WEEK: Dutchtown beat Zachary, 43-22; Destrehan lost to West Jefferson, 26-14.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: DUTCHTOWN: LB-RB Landon Collins, RB Austen Brown, TE Alec Osbourne, DL David Elias, C Brian Hernandez; DESTREHAN: WR Ricky Jefferson, RB Kevin Smith, QB Dillon Dent.
NOTEWORTHY: A nondistrict game for two 5A teams that were district rivals for four years. ... Dutchtown is ranked No. 2 in Class 5A and has won 16 of its last 17 games dating to 2010. ...Collins has 469 rushing yards and is averaging 19.1 yards per carry after tallying 179 yards and four TDs last week. ... Jefferson is the younger brother of LSU quarterback Jordan Jefferson.
at Denham Springs
7 p.m. at Denham Springs High
RECORDS: EAHS 3-1; Denham Springs 3-1.
LAST WEEK: East Ascension lost to Mandeville, 27-14; Denham Springs lost to Archbishop Rummel, 41-24.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: EAST ASCENSION: RB Jamarcus Jarvis, DB Sherivan Ursin, QB Adam Miller, LB DeAndre Darvillle DL Dax Templet, OL John Karr, C Jacob Stoher; DENHAM SPRINGS: TE-P Sterling Suggs, WR Dron Singleton, OL Case Warren, LB-DB Brian Benton, DB-WR Justin Turner.
NOTEWORTHY: First road game of the year for EAHS, of District 5-5A. ... Both teams won their first three games before losing to opponents from outside the Baton Rouge area in Week 4. ... Cedotal has 642 passing yards for DSHS, of 4-5A. ... Jarvis and Sione Paleilei have combined to rush for 647 yards for EAHS. ... Ursin returned an interception 30 yards for EAHS last week.... 1210-AM will do the radio broadcast.
Live Oak at University
7 p.m. at UHS Gill Stadium-Boss Field
RECORDS: Live Oak 2-2; University 4-0.
LAST WEEK: Live Oak beat Springfield, 27-14; University beat Loyola Prep, 41-14.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: LIVE OAK: QB Cole Leblanc, RB Will Templet, OG Chase Forbes, LB Brandt Wheeler, LB Drew Landry, DB Ricky Fuller; UNIVERSITY: QB Kyle Crisfasi, WR-DB Tristan Cooper, OL Robert Gandy, DE Tim Williams, LB Hunter Bankston, DB Chisa Egbelu.
NOTEWORTHY: Rare nondistrict meeting for 5A LOHS and U-High, ranked No. 3 in Class 2A. ... LOHS coach David Dykes and UHS coach Chad Mahaffey were both assistants at Central High before taking their current jobs. ... Leblanc has 452 passing yards for LOHS. ... Crifasi has passed for 501 yards for a UHS team playing an upper class opponent for the second straight week. ... The game will be streamed over the Internet beginning at 6:15 p.m. at www.bayousportsnetwork.com or with app IBSN for iPhones and Android phones.
Plaquemine vs. Tara
7 p.m. at Olympia Stadium
RECORDS: Plaquemine 1-3, 0-0 in District 6-4A; Tara 1-3, 0-1.
LAST WEEK: Plaquemine lost to Assumption, 34-0; Tara lost to Lutcher, 56-24.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: PLAQUEMINE: DL Jared Tackno, LB Ja’Quale Smith, QB Ricky Aro, OL Orlando Batiste; TARA: RB Tyrick Nelson, QB John Washington, WR-RB Aaron Wright, OL Khairi Henderson, DL DaQuarius Parks, DB Damon Coleman.
NOTEWORTHY: Plaquemine plays its first 6-4A game of the year and also plays in Baton Rouge for the first time. ...Nelson ran for 157 yards on 17 carries to pace Tara last week and now has 317 yards rushing for the season. ... Hakeen Deggs leads PHS with 325 rushing yards and three TDs. ... Plaquemine has lost two straight.
St. Amant at Central
7 p.m. at Central Middle School
RECORDS: St. Amant 3-1; Central 2-2.
LAST WEEK: St. Amant beat Glen Oaks, 42-20; Central beat Catholic, 34-19.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: ST. AMANT: QB Tyler Guillory, RB Grady Miles, OL Evan Lambert, DL Nick Bickham, LB Nathan Martinez, PK Trey Belleu; CENTRAL: C Briton Scardina, OG-G Hunter Edgens, WR Devon Gales, WR Jeremy Anderson, DE Brodie Browning, CB Jesus Acosta, CB Sean Foster, S Paul Broussard.
NOTEWORTHY: St. Amant, of District 5-5A, has won three straight. ... Central, of 4-5A, snapped a two-game losing streak with its win over Catholic last week. ... Washington has 317 rushing yards and nine TDs to pace St. Amant. ... Courville has passed for 496 yards and four TDs to help pace Central. ... The radio broadcast will be on 1550-AM.
St. Michael at Sumner
7 p.m. at Jewel Sumner High
RECORDS: St. Michael 4-0; Sumner 2-2.
LAST WEEK: St. Michael beat Istrouma, 45-16; Sumner beat John McDonogh 20-0.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: ST. MICHAEL: WR Bo Aucoin, CB-WR Matthew Butler, OL Corey Holmes, WR Christian Frey, LB Brandon Davenport, SS Christian Peck, RB J.T. Maudlin, SS Paul Ensminger; SUMNER: QB Michael Spears, LB Walter Ricks, RB Marcus Brumfield, LB Tyler Trout.
NOTEWORTHY: A nondistrict game for SMHS, which opened 6-4A play last week. ... The Warriors are 4-0 for the first time in school history. ... Sumner had a forfeit win in Week 2 win over Tangipahoa Parish rival Kentwood because of an academically ineligible player. ... DB Peyton Drago has had two interceptions in each of the past two games. ... The Warriors have a plus-11 turnover ratio. ... Ricks forced three fumbles and had a sack last week for Sumner.
Scotlandville vs. McKinley
7 p.m. at Memorial Stadium
RECORDS: Scotlandville 4-0; McKinley 2-2.
LAST WEEK: Scotlandville beat Northeast, 48-8; McKinley lost to West St. John, 20-14.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: SCOTLANDVILLE: RB Keith Dawson, OT Blaine Poydras, OT L’Alan Clark, LB Henry Taylor, DB D’Michael Robinson, DL Tanzel Smart; MCKINLEY: LB Dwan Wade, WR-DB Cody Swain, DB Trey Colar, RB Lenard Tillery.
NOTEWORTHY: The game was moved from McKinley to Memorial to accommodate a larger crowd. ... Scotlandville, of 4-5A, has scored no less than 48 points in three of its four wins. ... McKinley, of 4-5A, plays its first 5A opponent of the season. ... Kimani Smith has passed for 560 yards to lead a potent Scotlandville attack that is averaging better than 50 points a game. ... McKinley should get a boost from the return of Tillery, who has been sidelined by an injury.
Walker at West St. Mary
7 p.m. at WSMHS-Baldwin
RECORDS: Walker 1-3; West St. Mary 4-0.
LAST WEEK: Walker beat Riverdale, 46-38; West St. Mary beat Kaplan, 72-22.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: WALKER: RB-DB Carlton Perkins, OL Dylan Hirtzler, OL Ben Imme, LB Ty Jannise, DB Coby Leger; WEST ST. MARY: DL Jerald Hawkins, RB-DB Johntrey Tillman, ATH Daijuan Stewart.
NOTEWORTHY: Walker, of 5-5A, travels outside the Baton Rouge area for the first time this season. Perkins ran for 373 yards and six TDs last week to lead Walker to its first victory. Perkins ranks second in the state in rushing yards with 834. ... WSM has three high profile recruits in Hawkins, Tillman and Stewart. ... Hawkins is an LSU commitment, while Tillman has committed to Stanford and Stewart is an SMU commitment.