The Bossier Bearkats closed the season with a 56-28 loss to the Northwood Falcons in a District 1-4A game Friday night at Memorial Stadium.

The Bearkats, who lost their eighth in a row, finished 2-8 overall and 0-7 in District 1-4A. Northwood (8-2, 6-1) finished runner-up to Benton in the district.

The Plain Dealing Lions closed the regular season with a 36-14 District 1-1A home loss to the Homer Pelicans. The Lions (3-7, 1-5), who lost their fifth straight, will be on the road in the first round of the playoffs. Pairings will be announced Sunday afternoon,

Homer (3-7, 2-4) will also be going to the playoffs.

Bossier had one of its most productive offensive games of the season, rolling up 408 yards. The Bearkats had 287 on the ground.

Decamerion Richardson led Bossier with 92 yards on seven carries. Most of that came on an 80-yard touchdown run.

Quinton Smith carried 12 times for 60 yards, including a 3-yard TD run.

Isaiah Wallace-Blair had two 1-yard touchdown runs. He also completed eight of 17 passes for 121 yards and threw a two-point conversion pass.

Two of Northwood’s TDs came on punt and kickoff returns. Luke Bogan completed 15 of 16 passes for 258 yards and two TDs.

Plain Dealing hung with Homer for a half, trailing just 22-14.

But the Pelicans pulled away with two TDs in the third quarter.

— Russell Hedges, rhedges@bossierpress.com