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Bossier Parish first-round playoff capsules


Class 5A

Ouachita vs. Haughton

WHEN: Friday, 7 p.m.
WHERE: Haughton’s Harold E. Harland Stadium
RECORDS: Ouachita 5-5, Haughton 8-2
PLAYOFF SEEDS: Ouachita No. 28, Haughton No. 5
OUACHITA NOTES: Lions finished fourth in tough District 2-5A … Ouachita had two 3-point losses in district play and lost to champion West Monroe by 15 … Lions coming off 55-6 win over ASH
HAUGHTON NOTES: Bucs started season 8-0 but have lost two in a row, including last week to 5A No. 1 seed Byrd … Haughton QB Will Haines has accounted for 31 TDs (15 passing, 16 rushing)
PLAYERS TO WATCH: Ouachita — RB Cam Davis, QB Charles Wright, RB Robert Levingston. Haughton — WR Javonte Woodard, DB O’Shun Smith, DE Duncan Smith

Airline vs. Zachary

WHEN: Friday, 7 p.m.
WHERE: Zachary’s Bronco Stadium
RECORDS: Airline 4-6, Zachary 9-1
PLAYOFF SEEDS: Airline No. 30, Zachary No. 3
AIRLINE NOTES: Vikings had two-game win streak snapped last week with loss to Parkway … Seven of Airline’s opponents made the playoffs and Parkway would have without an LHSAA violation … Vikings sophomore QB Noah Hildebrand has passed for 1,511 yards and 16 TDs
ZACHARY NOTES: District 4-5A champion Broncos have won nine in a row since losing to 5A No. 1 seed Byrd 24-21 in season opener … Zachary’s closest game during win streak was 22-21 over Central of Baton Rouge in Week 6 … Broncos averaging 43.8 points per game
PLAYERS TO WATCH: Airline — DB Tyrise Neal, DL Charlie Matthews, E Cameron Howell. Zachary — RB Braylon Jones, RB Terry Sullivan, QB Lindsey Scott

Class 4A

Belle Chasse vs. Benton

WHEN: Friday, 7 p.m.
WHERE: Benton’s Tiger Stadium
RECORDS: Belle Chasse 4-6, Benton 8-2
PLAYOFF SEEDS: Belle Chasse No. 29, Benton No. 4
BELLE CHASSE NOTES: Cardinals finished 0-4 in tough District 9-4A which includes No. 5 seed Warren Easton, No. 6 Landry Walker and No. 10 Karr … Belle Chasse coming off 33-7 loss to McDonogh 35 … Cardinals lost in second round of playoffs last season
BENTON NOTES: Tigers shared District 1-4A title with Minden and North DeSoto; first title since 2008 … Benton looking for first playoff victory since 2009, when the Tigers reached quarterfinals … Tigers allowing just 11.9 points per game.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: Belle Chasse — QB Andrew Hicks, RB Javelle Anderson. Benton — DL Keon Coleman, QB Garrett Hable, WR Tyler Stephens

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