at Plaquemine

7 p.m. at Plaquemine High

RECORDS: Broadmoor 3-2, 1-1 in District 6-4A; Plaquemine 2-3, 1-0.

LAST WEEK: Broadmoor lost to Lutcher, 42-14; Plaquemine beat Tara, 22-6.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: BROADMOOR: QB Josh Rogers, RB-LB Devontae Thomas, RB-DB Reginald Williams; PLAQUEMINE: RB Hakeem Deggs, FB Julius Marcelain, P Joe Jordan, LB JaQuale Smith, DL Davon Godchaux, DB DeAndre Philson.

NOTEWORTHY: A key 6-4A game for both teams. ... Deggs leads Plaquemine with 417 rushing yards and six TDs. ... Rogers ran for 66 yards last week for Broadmoor, which saw its three-game winning streak snapped. ... Broadmoor coach Rusty Price and PHS coach Bob Howell previously squared off when Howell coached at both Baker and Zachary.

Denham Springs

vs. Scotlandville

7 p.m. at Louisiana Leadership’s Doug Williams Stadium

RECORDS: Denham Springs 3-2; Scotlandville 5-0.

LAST WEEK: Denham Springs lost to East Ascension, 42-33; Scotlandville beat McKinley, 27-26.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: DENHAM SPRINGS: QB Kyle Cedotal, TE-P Sterling Suggs, WR Zach Borne, DE Tevin Lawson, DB-WR Justin Turner, DL Cody Diblasio; SCOTLANDVILLE: WR Cevon Cage, DB Dondre Dobbins, QB Kimani Smith, DL Tanzel Smart.

NOTEWORTHY: A District 4-5A opener. ... DSHS has won seven of the eight games in this series. ... Scotlandville’s lone win was in 2007. ... The radio broadcast will be on 1210-AM. ... Cedotal, of Denham Springs, has passed for 859 yards and nine TDs, while Scotlandville’s Kimani Smith has 682 passing yards. ... DSHS’ Suggs (39.2) and SHS’ Kevin Green (39.1) are two of the area’s top punters.

Dutchtown vs. St. Amant

7 p.m. at The Pit, St. Amant Middle School

RECORDS: Dutchtown 5-0; St. Amant 4-1.

LAST WEEK: Dutchtown beat Destrehan, 28-7; St. Amant beat Central, 35-14.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: DUTCHTOWN: RB Antoine Magras, LB-SS Landon Collins, QB Mason Nickens, TE Alec Osbourne, LB Alex Thibodeaux, CB David Crane, S Tevin Reed, PK Tyler Sarrazin; ST. AMANT: RB Trey Washington, QB Tyler Guillory, WR Ryan Cardinale, DB Wendell Williams, DL Tendrick Cooper.

NOTEWORTHY: Ascension Parish rivals meet for a key District 5-5A opener. ... St. Amant has won four straight since losing its season opener. ... Collins leads Dutchtown with 563 rushing yards and an 18.2 yards per carry. ... Washington has rushed for 387 yards and Guillory has 472 passing yards for St. Amant. ... Dutchtown is ranked second in Class 5A and has lost just once in its last 18 games, dating to last season.

Istrouma at Lutcher

7 p.m. at Lutcher High

RECORDS: Istrouma 0-5, 0-2 in District 6-4A; Lutcher 4-1, 2-0.

LAST WEEK: Istrouma lost to Belaire, 26-14; Lutcher beat Broadmoor, 42-14.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: ISTROUMA: RB Alexander Thomas, QB Marquise Kaigler, DE Thomas Singleton, SS Javaris Washington, WR Trie Gibson, RB Ron Clark; LUTCHER: RB Daniel Taylor, OL Thomas Waguespack, WR Brandon Bourgeois, NG Blake Scott, LB Chase Calderera, DB Jordan Batiste, LB Blake Roussel.

NOTEWORTHY: Lutcher is ranked fourth among 4A teams. ... The Bulldogs have won four straight since losing to 5A Dutchtown to open the season. ... Taylor, of Lutcher, leads all area 4A rushers with 746 yards and nine TDs. ... Alexander ran for 88 yards and a TD last week to help lead Istrouma. ... Eight Lutcher players caught passes last week, while Taylor ran for 125 yards.


at East Ascension

7 p.m. at EAHS’ Spartan Stadium, Gonzales Primary School

RECORDS: McKinley 2-3; East Ascension 4-1.

LAST WEEK: McKinley lost to Scotlandville, 27-26; East Ascension beat Denham Springs, 42-33.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: MCKINLEY: LB Brenden Willis, DL Jesse Signater, RB Lenard Tillery, WR-DB Cody Swain; EAST ASCENSION: TE Devin Speligene, DB Darren Sharper, RB Jamarcus Jarvis, QB Adam Miller.

NOTEWORTHY: A District 5-5A opener and is McKinley’s first 5A league game in nearly a decade. ... Tillery rushed for 181 yards last week for McKinley. ... Miller passed for 177 yards last week, completing 11 of 15 for EAHS. ... Tillery ran for 181 yards for McKinley in his first extended action of the regular season. ... Jarred Hayes has passed for 351 yards for McKinley, while Jarvis has 487 rushing yards to pace East Ascension.

Sarah Reed vs. Tara

7 p.m. at Olympia Stadium

RECORDS: Sarah Reed 0-5; Tara 1-4, 0-2.

LAST WEEK: Sarah Reed lost to Independence, 54-6; Tara lost to Plaquemine, 22-6.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: REED: QB Tevin Greensberry, RB Penny Reed, RB Jerome Williams, RB Quan Charles; TARA: RB Tyrick Nelson, QB John Washington, C Daquarius Parks, DE Lionel Russell, DE Khairi Henderson, DB Wendell Robinson.

NOTEWORTHY: A nondistrict game that sends Reed to the Baton Rouge area for the second time this season. ... Reed lost to East Ascension, 49-0, in Week 2. ... Greensberry leads Reed with 280 yards rushing and 210 yards passing, while Reed has 297 rushing yards. ... The Trojans will be without WR Aaron Wright, who is no longer with the team. ... The game will be televised by Cox4 locally. ... Nelson leads Tara with 343 rushing yards, while Washington contributes 698 passing yards.

Woodlawn vs. Catholic

7 p.m. at Memorial Stadium

RECORDS: Woodlawn 2-3; Catholic 0-5.

LAST WEEK: Woodlawn lost to Breaux Bridge, 49-42; Catholic lost to Parkview Baptist, 47-20.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: WOODLAWN: WR Jamaal Lofton, QB Kendall Barnes, OL Mason Corder, TE Deandre Cosby, LB Curtez Jonise, SS Davante Davis; CATHOLIC: WR David Losavio, RB Khalil Thomas, LB Austin Dedon, PK Guy Hymel.

NOTEWORTHY: A District 5-5A opener. ... Catholic coach Dale Weiner (268) and WHS’ Don Jones (228) are part of Louisiana’s 200 wins coaches list. ... WHS DE Ryan Briggs played for Catholic last season before transferring. ... Woodlawn’s Lofton set single-game school records for receiving yards and TD receptions against Breaux Bridge, finishing with eight catches for 212 yards and four TDs. ... Barnes tied his own school record with five TD passes for WHS. ... 104.5-FM will provide the radio broadcast.

Zachary at Central

7 p.m. at Central Middle School

RECORDS: Zachary 4-1; Central 2-3.

LAST WEEK: Zachary beat West Feliciana, 49-14; Central lost to St. Amant, 35-14.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: ZACHARY: DL Taylor Mayeaux, LB Brant Hernandez, DB Byron Stevens, OL Brennon Rami, WR Connor Haynes, RB Ron Pennington; CENTRAL: QB Brett Courville, WR Gary Triplett, OT Thomas Willis, WR Hunter Cazes, DT Tim Colomb, LB Thomas Eddelmon, CB Sean Parker, S Paul Bourgeois.

NOTEWORTHY: District 4-5A opener for longtime rivals. ... ZHS coach Neil Weiner and Central coach Doug Dotson served as assistants together at Central. ... Go to for live Internet streaming of the game. ... It will also be broadcast on 1550-AM. ... Central’s Courville has 613 yards, including 185 last week. ... Zachary’s Mason Pace has 1,047 passing yards and nine TDs. ... Pennington has 480 rushing yards and 203 receiving yards for Zachary. ... Triplett leads Central receivers with 16 catches for 217 yards. ... Pennington ran for 188 yards, including a 96-yard scoring run for ZHS last week.

Albany at Loranger

7 p.m. at Loranger High

RECORDS: Albany 4-1; Loranger 5-0.

LAST WEEK: Albany beat St. Helena Central, 65-42; Loranger beat St. Thomas Aquinas, 20-17.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: ALBANY: QB Louis Sansovich, RB Tanner Wild, WR Jamare Jackson, OL Kolby Hill, LB Jordan Fitzgerald, DL Austin Bowers, DB Dalton Roach; LORANGER: QB B.J. Rainey, RB-WR-CB Jeryl Brazil, Jake Ingraffia, Brennan Catalano, LB Santo Stevens, OL Delvin Brumfield, WR-DB Jonathan King.

NOTEWORTHY: A District 8-3A opener. ... Albany is off to its best start in recent years and is led by Sansovich, who has 635 rushing yards and 687 passing yards. ... Loranger’s Brazil is a junior already committed to LSU and is one of the state’s top sprinters in track. Brazil has 257 rushing yards and 82 receiving yards ... LHS’ Rainey has passed for 875 yards, while King has 10 catches for 323 yards for the Wolves.

Ascension Christian

at West St. John

7 p.m. at West St. John, Edgard.

RECORDS: Ascension Christian 0-5, 0-0 in 9-1A; West St. John 3-2, 0-0.

LAST WEEK: Ascension Christian lost to Christian Life, 42-19; West St. John lost to O.P. Walker, 44-6.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: ASCENSION CHRISTIAN: RB/LB Jacob Puryear; WEST ST. JOHN: QB Austin Howard, RB Jairus Mall, LB Dontre Turner, DE/LB Ronnie Feist, RB Kylum Favorite, DB Justin Bethancourt.

NOTEWORTHY: Howard passed for 221 yards and three scores in a 20-14 win at McKinley earlier this year. ... Feist is a member of LSU’s 2012 commitment class. ... West St. John, ranked eighth in the 1A state poll, faced two Class 5A teams and one each from 3A and 4A in nondistrict play. The Rams beat South Plaquemines, 21-6, in their only game against a 1A foe. ... Ascension Christian, a 9-1A newcomer, is in its third year playing football. The Lions scored their first points of the season last week.

Baker at West Feliciana

7 p.m. at WFHS-Bains

RECORDS: Baker 1-4; West Feliciana 3-2.

LAST WEEK: Baker beat Vidalia, 55-0; West Feliciana lost to Zachary, 49-14.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: BAKER: RB-WR-DB Brenton Tolliver, OL Terrance Catherine, LB Hebert Bell, LB Ryan Keys, LB-RB Rashaun Curtis; WEST FELICIANA: QB Dennis Bell, DB Deldrick Harris, OL Deandre Banford, LB-RB Javon Emery.

NOTEWORTHY: A District 6-3A opener. ... Tolliver scored five TDs last week for Baker, but two were called back because of penalties. ... Baker had scored 32 points in its first four games, but nearly doubled its point total last week. ... Bell passed for 183 yards and Greg Freeman had seven catches for 171 yards last week against WFHS.

Catholic-Pointe Coupee

at St. Edmund

7:30 p.m. at St. Edmund, Eunice.

RECORDS: Catholic Pointe Coupee 1-4, 1-1 in 6-1A; St. Edmund 4-1, 2-0.

LAST WEEK: Catholic Pointe Coupee lost to Sacred Heart, 48-13; St. Edmund beat False River, 50-0.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: CATHOLIC-PC: OL/DL Dylan Ramagos, RB Forest Cazayoux, WR Cornell Green, DB Garrett Magruder, WR Cole Frey, LB Thomas LeBlanc; ST. EDMUND: QB David Lafleur, WR/DB Andre Aguillard, WR/DB Adam Clause.

NOTEWORTHY: Lafleur passed for a touchdown and ran for three in last week’s rout of False River. Clause returned a punt 66 yards for a score. ... Catholic-PC trailed Sacred Heart only 14-13 at the end of the first quarter last week, but Sacred Heart scored the game’s final 34 points. The Hornets opened 6-1A action with a 38-35 victory over Opelousas Catholic.


at St. Charles

7 p.m. at St. Charles Catholic, LaPlace.

RECORDS: Donaldsonville 2-3, 0-0 in 7-3A; St. Charles 5-0, 0-0.

LAST WEEK: Donaldsonville beat Block, 56-0; St. Charles beat Jeanerette, 49-0.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: DONALDSONVILLE: QB Devon Breaux, WR Jaquel Gant, WR Leondre James, LB Benton Mitchell, LB Cortez Mitchell, LB Marquise Zeno; ST. CHARLES: RB Marcus Hall, RB Lazedrick Thompson, QB Donnie Savoie, TE Michael Millet, LB Nick Montegut.

NOTEWORTHY: Both teams played in 2A the past two seasons and are newcomers to 7-3A. St, Charles lost to Evangel in the semifinals last year and Donaldsonville lost to Calvary Baptist in the second round. ... Breaux passed for 305 yards last week, bumping his season total to 1,475 yards passing. ... St. Charles is ranked first in the 3A state poll. The Comets outscored their nondistrict opponents 230-17.

E.D. White Catholic

at Brusly

7 p.m. at Brusly.

RECORDS: E.D. White 3-2, 0-0 in 7-3A; Brusly 3-2, 0-0.

LAST WEEK: E.D. White beat Central Lafourche, 17-16; Brusly lost to Livonia, 26-20, in triple overtime.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: E.D. WHITE: QB Benton Arceneaux, TE Stephen LeBouef, WR Colby Masse; BRUSLY: WR Travin Thibodaux, OG Kade Loupe, DL Montel Williams, CB Terrance West.

NOTEWORTHY: E.D. White and Brusly met in nondistrict play the past two seasons. Brusly won at E.D. White in 2009 and E.D. White won at Brusly last year. ... Arceneaux’s 4-yard TD pass to LeBouef, combined with a Rene Thibodaux extra point, gave E.D. White the win last week as the Cardinals completed a 17-point second half. ... Brusly quarterback Jay Christophe (knee) and running back Demario Jackson (concussion) missed last week’s game with injuries. Both are back for the district opener.

False River

at Sacred Heart

7 p.m. at Sacred Heart, Ville Platte.

RECORDS: False River 2-3, 0-2 in 6-1A; Sacred Heart 4-1, 2-0.

LAST WEEK: False River lost to St. Edmund, 50-0; Sacred Heart beat Catholic-Pointe Coupee, 48-13.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: FALSE RIVER: WR Robert Landry, OG/NG Ryan Rodrigue, OG/LB Blane Falsette, QB Collin Rowland, LB D.J. Latino; SACRED HEART: QB Nick Firmin, RB Drew David.

NOTEWORTHY: David rushed for 167 yards and five scores in last week’s win. Firmin added 131 yards, including a 67-yard touchdown burst. ... False River has lost three straight since a 2-0 start. The Gators were held to 33 yards last week.

Mount Hermon

at Christian Life

7 p.m. at Christian Life.

RECORDS: Mount Hermon 2-3, 0-0 in 7-1A; Christian Life 4-2, 0-0.

LAST WEEK: Mount Herman lost to Pine, 14-6; Christian Life beat Ascension Christian, 42-19.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: MOUNT HERMON: RB Joe Wall, OL Joel Brumfield, DE Charles Brumfield, LB Thaddeus Jefferson; CHRISTIAN LIFE: WR Frank Bartley, WR/DB/RB Dwayne Carral, RB Jerrell Richardson, QB Trevon Fisher, DT Braxton Morgan.

NOTEWORTHY: Christian Life has been one of the area’s most pleasant surprises after going 1-9 last season. ... Mount Hermon’s non-district wins came against Ridgewood Prep and West Lincoln, Miss.

Northeast at Redemptorist

7 p.m. at Majella Field, Redemptorist.

RECORDS: Northeast 2-3, 0-0 in 7-2A; Redemptorist 1-4, 0-0.

LAST WEEK: Northeast beat Varnado, 51-25; Redemptorist lost to Calvary Baptist, 43-15.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: NORTHEAST: QB Ronnie Davis, WR Aaron Magee, LB Damonte Richardson, LB Terrance Turner; REDEMPTORIST: RB/LB Jestin Kelly, FB/DE Bryce Robertson, WR/CB Russell Gage, OL John Joyce, RB/LB Brian Arnett.

NOTEWORTHY: Redemptorist and Northeast, newcomers to 7-2A, spent the past six seasons as rivals in local 3A districts. ... Northeast hits the road for only the second time. The Vikings played four of their five non-district games at home. ... Redemptorist quarterback Josh Courtney has completed 94 of 150 passes for 889 yards. Gage has caught 24 of those passes for 328 yards, with two scores. ... Davis completed 10 of 15 passes for 257 yards last week. Magee finished with six catches for 111 yards.

Opelousas Catholic

at Pointe Coupee Central

7 p.m. at Pointe Coupee Central.

RECORDS: Opelousas Catholic 2-3, 1-1 in 6-1A; Pointe Coupee Central 0-4, 0-2.

LAST WEEK: Opelousas Catholic beat North Central, 34-22; Pointe Coupee Central lost to Westminster, 42-12.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: OPELOUSAS CATHOLIC: RB Steven Miller, RB Zach Hebert, QB Evan Wagley, DB Fred Hebert; POINTE COUPEE CENTRAL: RB-LB Kevin Bourgeois, RB-LB David St. Cyr.

NOTEWORTHY: Pointe Coupee Central defeated Madison Prep, 31-0, in Week 3. However, the victory is not recognized by the LHSAA since Madison Prep is not playing a varsity schedule. ... Opelousas Catholic’s district loss came against Catholic-Pointe Coupee in a game the Vikings led 35-19 with 7:29 to play.

Parkview Baptist

at East Feliciana

7 p.m. at Clinton Middle School

RECORDS: Parkview Baptist 2-3; East Feliciana 2-3.

LAST WEEK: Parkview beat Catholic, 47-20; East Feliciana lost to Salmen, 9-7.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: PARKVIEW: OL Thomas Carter, OL Austin Taylor, QB Brennan Bozeman, LB Brody Burkhalter, FS Dylan Phillipe, LB Adam Smith, CB Denton Kirby; EAST FELICIANA: QB-DE Kendell Beckwith, RB Kameron McKnight, WR-DB Ellis Eubanks.

NOTEWORTHY: EFHS has lost three straight going into this 6-3A opener, including games to 5A Zachary and 4A Salmen. It is the first meeting for the two schools. ... PBS played four 5A teams during its predistrict schedule. ... Conner Hodgeson leads PBS in rushing with 325 yards on 42 carries. ... QB Kendell Beckwith has passed for 500 yards and rushed for 300 to pace EFHS. ... McKnight has six rushing TDs.

Port Allen at St. James

7 p.m. at St. James.

RECORDS: Port Allen 5-0, 0-0 in 7-3A; St. James 0-5, 0-0.

LAST WEEK: Port Allen beat White Castle, 27-6; St. James lost to Assumption, 48-21.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: PORT ALLEN QB/LB Darian Claibourne, RB Ricky Merritt, QB/CB Caleb Johnson, LB James Pollard, LB Terrell Lockett; ST. JAMES: RB/DB LaRohn Cambre.

NOTEWORTHY: St. James is off to its second straight 0-5 start. Last year, the Wildcats rebounded to win district and make the playoffs. ... Claibourne rushed for 147 yards and two touchdowns last week and had 122 passing yards with two touchdown passes. For the season, the junior has rushed for 504 yards and seven scores and passed for 526 yards and nine touchdowns. ... Port Allen and St. James are playing for the third time in as many years. They split the first two meetings. ... Cambre rushed for 169 yards and two scores in the loss to Assumption last week.

Rayne at Livonia

7 p.m. at Livonia High

RECORDS: Rayne 5-0; Livonia 5-0.

LAST WEEK: Rayne beat South Beauregard, 28-26; Livonia beat Brusly, 26-20, in 3 OT.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: RAYNE: RB Russell Buchanon, RB Jalen Williams; LIVONIA: RB-LB Mark Lewis, QB Mason Torres, WR Brandon Armand, OL Tony Riley, DL Joey Jarreau, LB Trey Nelson, DB Darius Hammond.

NOTEWORTHY: Livonia moves into Acadiana-based 5-3A after a long stint in a Baton Rouge area district. ... Rayne is expected to get a lift from the return of RB Brody Bourque, a 1,000-yard rusher a year ago, from injury. ... Lewis ranks among the state leaders with 750 yards and 14 TDs. ... LHS looks to go 6-0 for the first time since 2001.

St. Thomas Aquinas

at St. Helena Central

7 p.m. at SHCHS-Greensburg

RECORDS: St. Thomas Aquinas 1-4; St. Helena Central 1-4.

LAST WEEK: St. Thomas Aquinas lost to Loranger, 20-17; St. Helena lost to Albany, 65-42.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: ST. THOMAS AQUINAS: QB Daryl Moore, LB Nicholas Gibson, OT Austen Powell, WR Steven Wronkoski, NT Fede Smith, LB Tony Miller; ST. HELENA: QB-FS Robert Trout, LB-RB Arthur Franklin, WR-CB Brandon Williams, OL-DL Justin Davis.

NOTEWORTHY: A District 8-2A opener. ... SHCHS coach Solomon Lee is a former LSU player. ... The Falcons are led by Moore, who passed for 164 yards in last week’s game with Loranger. ... St. Helena has scored 42 points in each of its losses the past two weeks. ... Trout returns to quarterback and also plays some running back. ... Franklin and Williams each scored two TDs last week for St. Helena.

Southern Lab at Hannan

7 p.m. at William Pitcher Junior High, Covington.

RECORDS: Southern Lab 3-2, 0-0 in 7-1A; Hannan 5-0, 0-0.

LAST WEEK: Southern Lab lost to Glen Oaks, 12-6; Hannan beat Pine Prairie, 48-2.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: SOUTHERN LAB: Maurice Aucoin, OL/DL Chris Bowman, LB Jarrod Thomas, WR/DB Cardell Brown; HANNAN: QB Korey Zeigler, RB/LB Michael Froeba, WR/LB Bruce DiMartino.

NOTEWORTHY: Southern Lab enters 7-1A season after losing its past two games. ... Hannan has reversed its fortunes after finishing 1-8 last season.


at Pope John Paul II

7 p.m. at PJPHS-Slidell

RECORDS: Springfield 2-3; Pope John Paul 3-2.

LAST WEEK: Springfield beat Grace King, 31-14; Pope John Paul beat De La Salle, 21-14.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: SPRINGFIELD: SB-LB Thomas Armstrong, QB-LB Shaquille Smith, FB Gharmaine, Ashton, S-WR Joseph Kemp, WR Chucky Vicks; POPE JOHN PAUL II: QB Ryan Noonan, OT-DT Alex Ramirez, TE-LB Sean Bruhn, WR-DE Teddy Macke.

NOTEWORTHY: Another 8-2A opener. ... PJP coach Mark Jeanmard is a Baton Rouge native, a 1991 Redemptorist graduate and a former Redemptorist assistant coach. ... Ashton is averaging about 90 yards rushing per game to pace Springfield. ... Armstrong averages 10 tackles per game to lead the Bulldogs defense.

University at Episcopal

7 p.m. at Episcopal.

RECORDS: University 5-0, 0-0 in 7-2A; Episcopal 5-0, 0-0.

LAST WEEK: University beat Live Oak, 37-6; Episcopal beat Many, 35-14.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: UNIVERSITY RB Nick Brossette, OL Peyton Cabaniss, OL Marshall Berg, DE Tim Williams, DS Jarrod Franklin, DL George Bevan, LB/DB Bo Bankston; EPISCOPAL: WR/CB Julian Darden, QB Vincent Dellocono, WR/DB Jarrell Rogers, OT/DE Tylor Harris, RB/LB Mike Henry.

NOTEWORTHY: University is ranked third in 2A as play in 7-2A begins. Episcopal is ranked sixth. ... Episcopal’s 7-6 victory at Jeff Boss Field last season ended a 14-game losing streak against U-High. The Knights had not beaten their crosstown rival since 1996. ... University and Episcopal are the only teams in 7-2A that came out of nondistrict play with winning records.

White Castle

at East Iberville

7 p.m. at East Iberville, St. Gabriel.

RECORDS: White Castle 1-4, 0-0 in 9-1A; East Iberville 5-0, 0-0.

LAST WEEK: White Castle lost to Port Allen, 27-6; East Iberville beat West Lincoln, Miss., 40-6.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: WHITE CASTLE: RB Tyre Bracken, QB Christopher Major, WR/DB Terance Taylor, WR Robert Franklin; EAST IBERVILLE: QB/LB Nicholas Brooks, WR/DB Joseph Bailey, OG Adrian Cummings, WR/DB Richard Johnson, WR/DB Darryl Ingram, OL/DL Reggie Brock

NOTEWORTHY: Bracken was limited to 87 yards on 26 carries last week. White Castle mustered only 147 yards. ... White Castle coach Ferrante Dominique said quarterback Isaac O’Bear is a gametime decision. O’Bear was sidelined in the first half of a Week 3 loss at University. ... East Iberville looks to continue its strong start against last year’s 1A state champion. The Tigers did not win a game in 2010.


Oak Forest Academy

at Central Private

7 p.m. at Central Private.

RECORDS: Oak Forest Academy 2-5, 1-1 in 6-2A; Central Private 1-6, 0-2.

LAST WEEK: Oak Forest Academy lost to Brookhaven Academy, 31-19; Central Private lost to Trinity Episcopal, 38-0.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: OAK FOREST ACADEMY: FB Rhase Riggins, WR/DB Josh Byars; CENTRAL PRIVATE: OT/DE Brennan West, OT/DE Marcus Sandifer, SE Lance Wicker, DT Rhett Seguin, S Jacob Carter, LB Mason O’Quinn.

NOTEWORTHY: Oak Forest lost its 6-2A opener to Centreville, but bounced back with a victory over Silliman the next week. ... Central Private has lost to Silliman and Bowling Green in district play.


at Copiah Academy

7 p.m. at Copiah Academy, Gallman, Miss..

RECORDS: Silliman 4-3; Copiah 3-4.

LAST WEEK: Silliman beat Bowling Green, 42-22; Copiah lost to Starkville Academy, 34-26.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: SILLIMAN: RB Cobb Kelly, OL/DL James Bond, OL/DL Mike Austin, FB/LB Austin Gayle, DL Richard Colby; COPIAH: QB/LB Barron Edwards, RB Kelton Smith, OL/DE Ty Quick, TE/LB Justin Edwards.

NOTEWORTHY: Silliman steps away from 6-2A action after a 2-1 start in district play. The Wildcats will face a Copiah team that competes in the 3A ranks. ... Silliman, unbeaten at home, is 0-3 in road games. The Wildcats make their second of four regular-season trips into Mississippi.