Thursday’s games

Haughton vs. Captain Shreve

WHERE/WHEN: Lee Hedges Stadium
RECORDS: Haughton 4-2, 1-1 1-5A; Captain Shreve 3-3, 0-2
LAST WEEK: Haughton def. Franklin Parish 46-20, Captain Shreve lost to Parkway 49-29
LAST YEAR: Haughton won 24-22
HAUGHTON NOTES: Cameron Townsend has completed 67 of 93 passes for 944 yards and 12 TDs. He has also rushed for 250 yards … Bucs overcame slow start in last week’s win … Haughton No. 16 in 5A power rankings. Bucs likely need a couple of more wins to have a chance of hosting a first-round playoff game
CAPTAIN SHREVE NOTES: Gators have lost three in a row … James Ivory III one of area’s top rushers with 1,092 yards on 142 carries … Shreve No. 22 in 5A power rankings

Benton vs. North DeSoto

WHERE/WHEN: North DeSoto, 7
RECORDS: Benton 6-0, 3-0 1-4A; North DeSoto 4-2, 1-2
LAST WEEK: Benton def. Minden 43-21, North DeSoto def. Bossier 53-18
LAST YEAR: Benton won 28-7
BENTON NOTES: Tigers No. 1 in 4A power rankings and No. 2 in
LSWA poll … Benton averaging 50.3 points per game … Jermaine Newton and Keldric Moody both rushed for more than 100 yards last week with Newton getting 192 … Benton’s average margin of victory is 30.8 points … Tigers’ closest game this season was 50-42 victory over Northwood in Week 5. Last week’s was second closest
NORTH DESOTO NOTES: Griffins ended two-game slide last week … Aubrey Scott leads North DeSoto with 966 yards on 106 carries and nine TDs … Maguire Parker has 19 catches for 343 yards and three TDs

Friday’s games

Parkway vs. Byrd

WHERE/WHEN: Lee Hedges Stadium, 7
RECORDS: Parkway 3-3, 2-1 1-5A; Byrd 4-2, 2-1
LAST WEEK: Parkway def. Captain Shreve 49-29, Byrd def. Southwood 43-13
LAST YEAR: Parkway won 40-16
PARKWAY NOTES: Parkway No. 18 in 5A power rankings … Eric “EJ” Williams rushed for 225 yards last week and is averaging 124.3 per game. Williams has scored eight TDs in last two games … Panthers averaging 45.5 points in last two games
BYRD NOTES: Byrd No. 9 in Division I power rankings … Yellow Jackets have already equaled win total of last season … Jalin Thomas and Charlie Barham have combined for 881 yards rushing

Airline vs. North Webster

WHERE/WHEN: Springhill, 7
RECORDS: Airline 3-3, North Webster 2-4
LAST WEEK: Airline lost to Evangel 44-7, North Webster lost to Logansport 38-26
LAST YEAR: Did not play
AIRLINE NOTES: Vikings No. 27 in 5A power rankings … Airline looking to end two-game slide … Coby McGee leads Bossier Parish with 40 receptions for 437 yards
NORTH WEBSTER NOTES: Knights No. 23 in 3A power rankings … North Webster rallied to within six after trailing 26-7 going into fourth quarter last week against defending 1A champs … Knights’ wins have been over West Ouachita 34-17 in Week 4 and Southwood 30-22 in Week 6

Booker T. Washington vs. Bossier

WHERE/WHEN: Bossier, 7
RECORDS: BTW 0-6, 0-3 1-4A; Bossier 2-4, 0-3
LAST WEEK: BTW lost to Huntington 38-6, Bossier lost to North DeSoto 53-18
LAST YEAR: Did not play
BTW NOTES: Lions averaging 11.3 points per game and allowing 35.2 … BTW’s closest game was 27-24 loss to Minden in Week 5 … BTW head coach Mike Greene is former Airline head coach
BOSSIER NOTES: Bearkats have lost four straight … Bossier has averaged 17 points per game and allowed 45.25 in last four games … Reggie Burns gained 103 yards on 18 carries last week

Arcadia vs. Plain Dealing

WHERE/WHEN: Plain Dealing, 7
RECORDS: Arcadia 2-4, 2-1 1-1A; Plain Dealing 3-3, 1-1
LAST WEEK: Arcadia def. Ringgold 36-6, Plain Dealing lost to Jonesboro-Hodge 32-13
LAST YEAR: Arcadia won 32-0
ARCADIA NOTES: Corey Russell, a first-team All-State selection last year, has rushed for 706 yards on 98 carries … Hornets have won two of last three
PLAIN DEALING NOTES: Lions have lost two straight … Plain Dealing No. 13 in 1-1A power rankings … Plain Dealing averaging 23.8 points per game and allowing 17.2