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Airline at Haughton

WHEN: 7 p.m.

WHERE: Haughton

LAST YEAR: Airline won 38-14

RECORDS: Airline 2-4, 0-1; Haughton 5-1, 1-0

AIRLINE NOTES: Vikings are coming off a 28-3 loss to Byrd in 1-5A opener. Airline led Byrd 3-0 at the half. Vikings trying to end two-game slide.

HAUGHTON NOTES: Bucs are coming a 35-14 victory over Southwood in 1-5A opener. Haughton is averaging 37.5 points per game.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: Airline — LB Rodriguez Parker, DL OJ Smith, QB Jacob James. Haughton — QB Will Haines, DB Jerrod Craft, OL Travis White.

 

Southwood at Parkway

WHEN: 7 p.m.

WHERE: Preston Crownover Stadium

LAST YEAR: Parkway won 49-12

RECORDS: Southwood 1-5, 0-1; Parkway 5-0, 1-0

SOUTHWOOD NOTES: Cowboys are coming off a 35-14 loss to Haughton in 1-5A opener. Southwood has lost five straight since season-opening victory over Minden. Since scoring 32 against Minden, Cowboys are averaging just 11.5 points per game.

PARKWAY NOTES: Panthers are coming off a 48-10 victory over Captain Shreve in 1-5A opener. Parkway averaging 57.2 points per game. Panthers ranked No. 2 in Class 5A. Parkway first-team defense hasn’t allowed a touchdown in last two games.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: Southwood — WR Chrisna Black, QB Keyton Crowder. Parkway — DB Dante Williams, RB Demetrius McAtee, WR Brodrick Jefferson.

 

Loyola at Benton

WHEN: 7 p.m.

WHERE: Benton

LAST YEAR: Did not play

RECORDS: Loyola 3-3, 1-2; Benton 2-4, 1-2

LOYOLA NOTES: Flyers are coming off a 31-28 District 1-4A loss to Minden. Loyola had a chance to tie the game at the end after trailing 24-0 early.

BENTON NOTES: Tigers are coming off a 39-18 1-4A loss to undefeated Fair Park. Kordy Stewart caught 20 passes in the game, and Jordan Shaffer completed 40. Turnovers have been a key factor in both district losses.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: Loyola — QB Nick Fultz, RB Eldrick English, WR Cameron Elkins. Benton — WR Kordy Stewart, QB Jordan Shaffer, RB TJ Anderson.

 

Bossier at BTW

WHEN: 7 p.m.

WHERE: BTW’s Leonard Barnes Stadium

LAST YEAR: Did not play

RECORDS: Bossier 1-5, 0-1; BTW 0-6, 0-1

BOSSIER NOTES: Bearkats are coming off a 49-28 loss to North Webster in 1-3A opener. Bossier had one of its best offensive games of the season last week with Chris Hall and Chris Williams both rushing for more than 100 yards.

BTW NOTES: Lions are coming off a 37-22 loss to Mansfield in 1-3A opener. The 22 points was a season-high for BTW, which is averaging just 10.3 points per game

PLAYERS TO WATCH: Bossier — RB Chris Hall, RB Chris Williams, LB/FB Isaiah McKinsey.

 

Grambling at La. New Tech

WHEN: 7 p.m.

WHERE: Plain Dealing

LAST YEAR: La. New Tech won 33-0

RECORDS: Grambling 0-6, 0-1; La. New Tech 3-3, 1-0

GRAMBLING NOTES: Kittens are coming off a 53-28 loss to Cedar Creek in 1-1A opener. Grambling’s lone win was over Tensas, 28-6, in Week 5.

LA. NEW TECH NOTES: Lions are coming off a 26-12 victory over Ringgold in 1-1A opener. New Tech looking for fourth straight victory.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: La. New Tech — WR Keldrick Carper, QB Logan Allen, WR Tray Harris.