Ascension Catholic at White Castle
7 p.m. at WCHS
RECORDS: Ascension Catholic 1-3, 0-1 in District 6-1A; White Castle 2-2, 0-0
LAST WEEK: Ascension Catholic lost to Southern Lab 46-7; White Castle beat Belaire 32-14
PLAYERS TO WATCH: ASCENSION CATHOLIC: SB/DB Kaleb Winchester, RB/LB Jacob Lagrange, OL/DL D.J. Girior; WHITE CASTLE: RB Dontrell Taylor, RB/DB Marlon Lewis, WR Dequian Jackson.
NOTEWORTHY: ACHS coach Drey Trosclair said his team needs to limit turnovers and special teams touchdowns in order to win Friday. … Bulldogs duo Taylor and Lewis have a combined 412 rushing yards this season.
Baker at Glen Oaks
7 p.m. at GOHS
RECORDS: Baker 2-2, 0-1 in District 6-3A; Glen Oaks 1-3, 0-1
LAST WEEK: Baker lost to Parkview Baptist 49-21; Glen Oaks lost to Port Allen 28-7
PLAYERS TO WATCH: BAKER: RB/ DB Nick Morgan, RB Everett Brown, TE/LB Camron Heil; GLEN OAKS: RB/DB Stadford Anderson, QB/DB Eddie Harris, OL/DL Devin Claiborne.
NOTEWORTHY: Both teams enter Friday’s matchup seeking their first district win.
Brusly at Parkview Baptist
7 p.m. at PBS
RECORDS: Brusly 2-2, 0-1 in District 6-3A; Parkview Baptist 2-2, 1-0
LAST WEEK: Brusly lost to Donaldsonville 61-41; Parkview Baptist beat Baker 49-21
PLAYERS TO WATCH: BRUSLY DE Kirk Snearl, QB Jason Holliday, WR Caleb Dupont; PARKVIEW: DL B.J. Gaines, OL Trent Harrington, DB Trent Kavanaugh.
NOTEWORTHY: Brusly’s Holliday tops Baton Rouge area 3A teams in scoring accounting for 52 points this season.
Capitol at Episcopal
7 p.m. at Episcopal
RECORDS: Friendship Capitol 0-4, 0-1 in District 6-2A; Episcopal 3-1, 1-0
LAST WEEK: Capitol lost to Madison Prep 43-0; Episcopal beat East Feliciana 34-26
PLAYERS TO WATCH: LB Chris Duhon, LB Jihad Furquan, WR Michael Nash; EPISCOPAL: RB T.J. Wisham, DB Rashad Jenkins, DE Taylor Rotolo.
NOTEWORTHY: Capitol looks to spark its offense after scoring only three points in past two games. ... The matchup is Episcopal’s Homecoming game.
at Covenant Christian
7 p.m. at Guidry Stadium-Thibodaux
RECORDS: Catholic-PC 1-3, Covenant Christian 1-3
LAST WEEK: Catholic-PC beat Varnado 35-14; Convenant lost to Vandebilt Catholic 38-32
PLAYERS TO WATCH: CATHOLIC-PC: RB/LB Lucas Patin, WR/DB William Jewell, RB Boyd Smith; CONVENANT: QB/DB Marquel Daigle, RB/DB Cameron Solet, OL/DL Sashen Staidum.
NOTEWORTHY: Last week, Patin rushed for 143 yards on 16 carries and one touchdown.
Donaldsonville at West Feliciana
7 p.m. at WFHS-St. Francisville
RECORDS: Donaldsonville 1-3, 1-0 in District 6-3A; West Feliciana 1-3, 0-1
LAST WEEK: Donaldsonville beat Brusly 61-41; West Feliciana lost to University 47-32
PLAYERS TO WATCH: DONALDSONVILLE: WR/DB Stephen Sullivan, QB Tyler Brown, RB Kornell Jones; WEST FELICIANA: QB Derrick Turner, WR Davon Harris, TE Ricky Chatman.
NOTEWORTHY: Last week, Sullivan filled up the stat sheet with 119 receiving yards, 2 touchdowns, seven tackles and one sack. … Last week, the Saints led 24-19 at halftime before a second-half surge from U-High.
East Feliciana vs. Madison Prep
7 p.m. at Clinton Middle School
RECORDS: East Feliciana 2-2, 0-1, District 6-2A; Madison Prep 4-0, 1-0
LAST WEEK: East Feliciana lost to Episcopal 34-26; Madison Prep beat Capitol 43-0
PLAYERS TO WATCH: EAST FELICIANA: OL/DL Tra’Vontae Booker, OL/DL Darius Davis, RB/DE Traylan Dunn; MADISON PREP: RB/DB Tyrese Walker, OL/DL Damon Richard, OL/DL Travien Matthews
NOTEWORTHY: Madison Prep quarterback Edwin Kleinpeter tops area 2A passers with 714 yards. He has completed 37 of 65 passes for seven touchdowns with three interceptions.
False River at Northwest
7 p.m. at Northwest-Opelousas
RECORDS: False River Academy 2-2; Northwest 3-1
LAST WEEK: False River lost to Beau Chene 21-6; Northwest beat Vinton 26-16
PLAYERS TO WATCH: FALSE RIVER: RB/LB Gared Beauvias, QB Trent Jourdan, WR/DB Matt Leleux; NORTHWEST: RB Matthew Rideau, DB Matt Angelle, LB Gaige Wills.
NOTEWORTHY: Last week Northwest’s Wills totaled 12 tackles for a third consecutive game.
Houma Christian at Ascension Christian
7 p.m. at Ascension Christian-Gonzales
RECORDS: Houma Christian 1-3, Ascension Christian 2-2
LAST WEEK: Houma Christian beat Ben Franklin 21-20; Ascension Christian lost to Westminster Christian 40-20
PLAYERS TO WATCH: HOUMA CHRISTIAN: QB Damien Pennison, RB Efferem Moore, WR/DB Devin Battaglia; ASCENSION CHRISTIAN: RB Brye Templet, TE/LB Brennan Tramonte, QB/RB Chris Middleton.
NOTEWORTHY: Friday’s game is the first between the two programs in recent history. … ACHS receiver Payton Bahlinger ranks among Class 1A area leaders with 15 catches for 325 yards and 6 touchdowns.
KIPP Renaissance at Lutcher
7 p.m. at Lutcher High
RECORDS: KIPP Renaissance 0-3, 0-1 in District 9-3A; Lutcher 3-1, 1-0
LAST WEEK: KIPP Renaissance lost to Sci Academy 26-14; Lutcher beat McMain 68-20
PLAYERS TO WATCH: KIPP RENAISSANCE: WR/RB Jerry Martin, RB/LB John Rice, OL/DL Deldrick Craig; LUTCHER: DB Tyler Williams, DB Ethan Bland, OL/LB Rowdy Scott.
NOTEWORTHY: Last week, Lutcher’s defense recorded six interceptions. … Bobcats quarterback Bailey Chapman topped 130 yards passing in last week’s loss.
Mentorship Academy at The Dunham School
7 p.m. at Dunham Stadium
RECORDS: Mentorship 0-4, 0-1 in District 6-2A; Dunham 3-1, 0-1
LAST WEEK: Mentorship lost to Christian Life 42-6; Dunham lost to Northeast 8-0
PLAYERS TO WATCH: MENTORSHIP: QB Terrion Williams, RB/WR Arthur Henry, OL/DL Marcus Green; DUNHAM: OL/DL Cobin Leindecker, WR/DE E.J Hitchens, RB/LB Tyler Price.
NOTEWORTHY: Last week, Henry led the Sharks with 182 total yards and one touchdown. … Dunham looks to avoid a consecutive loss after being shut out last week.
Northeast at Christian Life
7 p.m. at CLA
RECORDS: Northeast 3-1, 1-0 in District 6-2A; Christian Life 3-1, 1-1
LAST WEEK: Northeast beat Dunham 8-0; Christian Life beat Mentorship Academy 42-6
PLAYERS TO WATCH: NORTHEAST: OL John Marshall, TE Dailon Traylor, DL Derrion Haney; CHRISTIAN LIFE: OL Devin Farrell, QB Prince Davis, DB Trey Lewis.
NOTEWORTHY: This is the first matchup between the two programs since 2004. … CLA’s Davis threw for 163 yards and three touchdowns last week. The Crusaders average 9.9 yards per rush this season.
North Central at Albany
7 p.m. at Albany High
RECORDS: North Central 0-4; Albany 3-1
LAST WEEK: North Central lost to Ville Platte 36-14; Albany beat Crescent City 53-8
PLAYERS TO WATCH: NORTH CENTRAL: TE/LB Austin Pitcher, QB Pontavious Joseph, RB Wilshawn Williams; ALBANY: RB/DB Cheyenne Labruzza, WR Connor Turner, OL/DL Jordan Howze.
NOTEWORTHY: North Central eyes its first win of the season.
St. John vs. Southern Lab
7 p.m. at A.W. Mumford Stadium
RECORDS: St. John 2-2, 1-0 in District 6-1A; Southern Lab 3-1, 1-0
LAST WEEK: St. John beat East Iberville 59-0; Southern Lab beat Ascension Catholic 46-7
PLAYERS TO WATCH: ST. JOHN: QB/LB Clay Payne, Ol/DL Chandler Hebert, TE/DE Joseph Thibeau; SOUTHERN LAB: WR/DB Curtlan Williams, RB Darbbeon Profit, OL Cedric Banks.
NOTEWORTHY: Last week, Eagles running back Landon Leblanc ran for 179 yards and scored three touchdowns. … Williams returned three punts for touchdowns and caught one interception in last week’s matchup.
University at Port Allen
7 p.m. at PAHS’ Otwell Stadium
RECORDS: University 3-1, 1-0 in District 6-3A; Port Allen 2-2, 1-0
LAST WEEK: University beat West Feliciana 47-32; Port Allen beat Glen Oaks 28-7
PLAYERS TO WATCH: UNIVERSITY: RB Mike Hollins, OL Brenden Holliday, DB B.J. Smothers; PORT ALLEN: WR Sean Garner, DL Tim Frazier, DB Demonte Jordan.
NOTEWORTHY: Cubs receiver Tre Jackson, who had caught 16 passess for 349 yards and five touchdowns, is out for the season with a knee injury. ... Last week, Pelicans running back Demarcus Franklin rushed for 118 yards on 13 carries for two scores.