H.L. Bourgeois at St. Amant
7 p.m. at The Pit, St. Amant Middle School
RECORDS: H.L. Bourgeois 1-1; St. Amant 1-1
LAST WEEK: H.L. Bourgeois beat Ellender 26-22; St. Amant beat Higgins 41-0.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: HLB: QB Todd Adkins, RB Ritney Coleman, OL Caleb Adams, DT Tre’von Nolan; ST. AMANT: QB Tyler Dixon, WR C Ian Watts, WR Ethan Babin.
NOTEWORTHY: St. Amant won 30-0 last season in a game played in the Houma area ... Dixon ranks second among area 5A passing leaders with 453 yards and three touchdowns to pace the Gators, who are playing at home for the third straight week.
Belaire at Broadmoor
7 p.m. at Broadmoor High
RECORDS: Belaire 1-1; Broadmoor 0-2
LAST WEEK: Belaire lost to East Feliciana 20-8; Broadmoor lost to Parkview Baptist 41-18
PLAYERS TO WATCH: BELAIRE: QB Tyler Woods, RB Fred Ramsey and LB Alex Brown; BROADMOOR: RB Brodrick Delihue. QB Earl Butler, WR/DB Ritch Bolden, C Greg Ramirez.
NOTEWORTHY: Class 5A Broadmoor ran away with a 44-0 victory over 4A Belaire. ... The teams are located less than 10 miles apart and are separated by Florida Blvd. ... Butler passed for 123 yards last week for Broadmoor, which plays at home for the first time this season.
Catholic at Denham Springs
7 p.m. at Denham Springs High
RECORDS: Catholic 2-0; Denham Springs 1-1
LAST WEEK: Catholic beat Mandeville 48-0; Denham Springs beat Salmen 35-14
PLAYERS TO WATCH: CATHOLIC: RB Derrius Guice, LB Uriah Alexander, K Jack Gonsoulin, QB Ian Brian; DENHAM SPRINGS: OL Ross Olinde, TD Tyler Odonghue, DL Darrell Washington, LB Brett Ahlf.
NOTEWORTHY: Catholic won 30-0 a year ago, but DSHS won the 21-14 at home in 2011. ... Guice has had over 200 all-purpose yards both of Catholic’s games and 269 rushing yards. ... Tyre Golmond ran for 146 yards and B.J. Armstrong had a 98-yard kick return for a TD for DSHS last week.
Central at Jesuit
7 p.m. at Tad Gormley Stadium
RECORDS: Central 2-0; Jesuit 1-1
LAST WEEK: Central beat Morgan City 57-27; Jesuit beat St. Paul’s 49-22.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: CENTRAL: QB/TE Tyler Sansone, RB Leo Brownfield, DL Taft Kirby, DB Justin Vessell; JESUIT: QB Trey Laforge, TE Foster Moreau, DT Hunter Robert.
NOTEWORTHY: A late field goal propelled Jesuit to a 17-14 road victory over Central last season. ... This is Central’s first game in City Park’s Gormley Stadium under coach Sid Edwards, who spent one season as Jesuit’s head coach. ... Sansone gets his second straight QB start for Central.
Dutchtown at Destrehan
7 p.m. at Destrehan High
RECORDS: Dutchtown 1-1; Destrehan 2-0
LAST WEEK: Dutchtown beat Donaldsonville 43-0; Destrehan beat Helen Cox 41-7
PLAYERS TO WATCH: DUTCHTOWN: C Brett Broussard, CB Rickey Thomas, WR Eric Washington, DL Randell Lomas; DESTREHAN: RB Will Matthews, WR Kirk Merritt, WR Alfred Smith.
NOTEWORTHY: Destrehan is ranked second among the state’s Class 5A teams and won 45-14 last season during the regular season and then beat the Griffins 23-7 in the quarterfinals. ... Fitell Bolding leads the Griffins with 199 rushing yards.
East Ascension at St. Charles
7 p.m. at St. Charles Catholic-LaPlace
RECORDS: East Ascension 1-1; St. Charles 2-0.
LAST WEEK: EAHS beat Patterson 42-27; St. Charles beat East Jefferson 49-14.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: EAST ASCENSION: WR Josh Andrews, DB Johnny Baker; ST. CHARLES: QB Austin Weber, RB Justin Loupe, K Andrew Rodrigue.
NOTEWORTHY: East Ascension won 42-19 in Gonzales last season ... Irvin has 176 rushing yards and 420 passing yards to pace EAHS. ... St. Charles is ranked third among Class 3A schools and hosts a BR area team for the second time in three weeks.
East Feliciana at Zachary
7 p.m. at Zachary’s Bronco Stadium
RECORDS: East Feliciana 1-1; Zachary 1-1.
LAST WEEK: East Feliciana beat Belaire 20-8; Zachary beat Northwest 48-0
PLAYERS TO WATCH: EAST FELICIANA: TE/DE Tyquincy Kilbourne, QB Carwen Young, OT David Odendahl; ZACHARY: DL Sylvester Perkins, DB PJ Cannon, WR Chris Carrier, OL CJ Bell.
NOTEWORTHY: Lindsey Scott Jr. has passed for 300 yards and rushed for 234 yards to help pace 5A Zachary ... Zachary shut out EFHS 45-0 last season. ... It is the second trip to ZHS for EFHS, a team that also played in the Zachary Jamboree last month.
Glen Oaks at Scotlandville
7 p.m. at Scotlandville High
RECORDS: Glen Oaks 0-2; Scotlandville 1-1
LAST WEEK: Glen Oaks lost to KIPP Renaissance 34-21; Scotlandville lost to East St. John 15-14
PLAYERS TO WATCH: GLEN OAKS: QB/DB Eddie Harris, WR/DB Darren Evans, RB/LB Nick London; SCOTLANDVILLE: DE/TE DeAndre Williams, CB/WR Dwayne Williams, OL Joseph Carter-Spruel, RB Delmas Holmes.
NOTEWORTHY: Class 5A Scotlandville was limited to 130 yards last week. ... Holmes scored one of the Hornets’ two TDs. ... Class 3A Glen Oaks will look to QB Harris to help pave the way this week.
Northeast vs. Tara
7 p.m. at Glen Oaks High
RECORDS: Northeast 2-0; Tara 1-1.
LAST WEEK: Northeast beat Baker 12-0; Tara beat Amite County, Miss., 26-20
PLAYERS TO WATCH: NORTHEAST: OT Tilon Williams, C Justin Dawson, RB Dominick Yates, CB Marvin Ramsey, LB CJ Jackson; TARA: OL Al Wilson, WR James Owens, DB Jarques Jones.
NOTEWORTHY: Northeast of Class 2A is off to its best start in recent years ... Tara won 21-14 last season ... NHS coach David Masterson was the head coach at Tara in the 1990s ... Owens played a key role in Tara’s come-from-behind victory last week.
Opelousas at McKinley
7 p.m. at McKinley
RECORDS: Opelousas 1-1; McKinley 1-1.
LAST WEEK: Opelousas lost to Lafayette High 40-7; McKinley beat Capitol 40-0.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: OPELOUSAS: QB Ke’Andre Jones, RB Collins Roberts, LB Tyler Jenkins; MCKINLEY: OL Juwan Smart, FB Charles Vaughn, LB Jermain Terrance, DE Tim Dubose.
NOTEWORTHY: McKinley won 50-6 in a game played last season in Opelousas ... Larry Moore leads McKinley with 160 rushing yards ... Smart is the younger brother of another MHS lineman, Tulane commitment Keeyon Smart.
Pineville at Walker
7 p.m. at Walker High
RECORDS: Pineville 1-1; Walker 0-2
LAST WEEK: Pineville beat Tioga 26-21; Walker lost to Springfield 43-42 in 2 OT.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: PINEVILLE: RB Shaquille Harbor, RB Quadrell Jimmerson, FS/RB Jarious Green DE Hunter Bonial; WALKER: QB Terry Bozeman III, OL Brett Ross, LB Henry Mobley, DB Perrin Britt.
NOTEWORTHY: Bozeman passed for 413 yards and 6 TDs last week and 553 passing yards on the season ... Harbor leads Pineville in rushing. ... The Rebels have minus-6 yards pasing. ... Pineville won 7-0 last season at PHS.
Plaquemine at Woodlawn
7 p.m. at Woodlawn High
RECORDS: Plaquemine 2-0; Woodlawn 2-0.
LAST WEEK: Plaquemine beat Brusly 47-20; Woodlawn beat Madison Prep 35-16
PLAYERS TO WATCH: PLAQUEMINE: OL Tyler Boudreaux, LB/RB Chazz Edwards, CB Allen Riley; WOODLAWN: OL Cade Callaway, CB Shawn White, LB Ed Williams.
NOTEWORTHY: Plaquemine won 44-19 last season. ... QB D’Morea Wicks leads PHS in rushing with 325 yards and 4 TDs. ... QB Charles Brooks has 342 passing yards for Woodlawn, which was scored on the first time this season last week.
St. Michael at Live Oak
7 p.m. at Live Oak High
RECORDS: St. Michael 2-0; Live Oak 1-1
LAST WEEK: St. Michael beat De La Salle 16-6; Live Oak beat St. Helena Central 35-0.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: ST. MICHAEL: LB/FB A.J. Fletcher, OL William Englade, LB Jordan Dudley, FB Logan Knox; LIVE OAK: RB Will Higginbotham, TE Colby Freneaux, DE Ben Johnson, LB Brock Williamson.
NOTEWORTHY: Live Oak claimed a 55-14 win in 2013 ... Claverie has passed for over 1,000 yards the past two seasons. ... St. Michael limited De La Salle’s scoring options and got key offensive plays from several players last week.
West Jefferson at Lutcher
7 p.m. at Lutcher High
RECORDS: West Jefferson lost to Warren East 59-14; Lutcher 2-0
LAST WEEK: West Jefferson 0-2; Lutcher beat McDonogh 35 40-39.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: WEST JEFFERSON: West Jefferson: QB Coley Ransaw; RB David Carter; DL Louis Wings; LUTCHER: WR/RB/KR Destin Porter, DB Ben St. Pierre, LB Nick Duhe.
NOTEWORTHY: Lutcher had to rally to win last week with Porter playing a key role. ... WJHS coach Kevin Fox seeks his first win. ... DL Louis Wings of West Jeff is a Tulane commitment. ... Lutcher plays at home for the third straight week.