Friday’s games

Evangel vs. Airline

WHERE/WHEN: Airline, 7
RECORDS: Evangel 3-1, 2-0 1-5A; Airline 3-2, 1-1
LAST WEEK: Evangel def. Haughton 31-3, Airline lost to Parkway 42-35
LAST YEAR: Evangel won 45-7
EVANGEL NOTES: Eagles’ margin of victory over Haughton was closest game in 1-5A since joint District last season … Two of Evangel’s four TDs last week came on interception returns … LB Micah Baskerville and DB Ar’Darius Washington have committed to LSU
AIRLINE NOTES: Vikings rallied from a 21-0 deficit to take a 35-34 lead in fourth quarter last week … Airline averaging 31.8 points per game and allowing 22.0 … Junior QB Brad Fream has completed 80 percent of his passes in last two games

Captain Shreve vs. Parkway

WHERE/WHEN: 7, Bobby Marlow Field at Preston Crownover Stadium
RECORDS: Captain Shreve 3-2, 0-1 1-5A; Parkway 2-3, 1-1
LAST WEEK: Captain Shreve lost to Byrd 34-3, Parkway def. Airline 42-35
LAST YEAR: Parkway won 49-23
CAPTAIN SHREVE NOTES: Gators have dropped two straight … Shreve was behind 24-3 at the half last week … James Ivory III one of area’s top running backs
PARKWAY NOTES: QB Amani Larry led game-winning fourth-quarter drive against Airline … Larry and Eric Williams both rushed for more than 100 yards last week … Codie Bickel came up with a pair of big plays on special teams and defense

Franklin Parish vs. Haughton

WHERE/WHEN: Haughton, 7
RECORDS: Franklin Parish 1-4, Haughton 3-2
LAST WEEK: Franklin Parish lost to Union Parish 34-8, Haughton lost to Evangel 31-3
LAST YEAR: Did not play
FRANKLIN PARISH: Patriots are member of District 1-4A … Franklin Parish has lost four straight since defeating Class 2A Rayville 22-20 in Week 1 … Patriots have been outscored 146-32 in last four games
HAUGHTON NOTES: Bucs played Evangel its closest game last week since Eagles joined 1-5A last season … Senior RB Lavonta Gipson is averaging 77.8 yards rushing per game … Bucs turned in a strong defensive effort against Evangel … Game is Haughton’s homecoming

Benton vs. Minden

WHERE/WHEN: Minden, 7
RECORDS: Benton 5-0, 2-0 1-4A; Minden 4-1, 2-0
LAST WEEK: Benton def. Northwood 50-42, Minden def. Booker T. Washington 27-24
LAST YEAR: Minden won 42-28
BENTON NOTES: Tigers ranked No. 3 in Class 4A … Benton averaging 51.8 points per game … Senior RB Jermaine Newton has 366 yards rushing and 188 receiving
MINDEN NOTES: Tide has won four straight since season-opening loss to Haughton … Minden trailed BTW 24-13 at the half … Tide’s average margin of victory in four wins is 4.5 points

Bossier vs. North DeSoto

WHERE/WHEN: North DeSoto, 7
RECORDS: Bossier 2-3, 0-2 1-4A; North DeSoto 3-2, 0-2
LAST WEEK: Bossier lost to Huntington 31-23, North DeSoto lost to Woodlawn 50-7
LAST YEAR: North DeSoto won 35-21
BOSSIER NOTES: Bearkats trying to end a three-game slide … Last week’s game was tied at 23 in the fourth quarter … Michael Green, Quinton Smith and Isaiah Wallace-Blair have all rushed for more than 200 yards
NORTH DESOTO NOTES: Griffins started the season 3-0 … North DeSoto has been outscored 113-34 in last two games … North DeSoto allowed only 26 pints in first three games

Plain Dealing vs. Jonesboro-Hodge

WHERE/WHEN: Jonesboro-Hodge, 7
RECORDS: Plain Dealing 3-2, 1-0 1-1A; Jonesboro-Hodge 2-3, 1-1
LAST WEEK: Plain Dealing lost to Green Oaks 20-6, Jonesboro-Hodge def. Lincoln Prep 19-0
LAST YEAR: Did not play
PLAIN DEALING NOTES: Lions played well on defense last week, coach James Thurman said … Senior RB Shavolyea McKinney is averaging 112.2 yards rushing per game, tops in Bossier Parish … Plain Dealing averaging 26.0 points per game and allowing 15.4
JONESBORO-HODGE NOTES: Tigers moved down from Class 2A this season … Tigers’ other win was 28-21 over Class 2A Winfield in Week 3 … Jonesboro-Hodge averaging 15.6 points per game and allowing 26.4

— Russell Hedges, rhedges@bossierpress.com