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High school football: Bossier Parish Week 8 game capsules

Friday’s games

Captain Shreve vs. Airline

WHERE/WHEN: M.D. Ray Field at Airline Stadium, 7
RECORDS: Airline 4-3, 1-2 1-5A; Captain Shreve 3-4, 0-3
LAST WEEK: Airline def. North Webster 49-21, Captain Shreve lost to Haughton 24-14
LAST YEAR: Airline won 21-0
CAPTAIN SHREVE NOTES: Gators have lost five straight … Shreve No. 32 in Class 5A power rankings … James Ivory III one of area’s top RBs … Defense turned in strong performance in first half last week
AIRLINE NOTES: Vikings No. 25 in 5A power rankings … Coby McGee top WR in Bossier Parish with 43 catches for 459 yards … Jordan Gladney passed for 152 yards last week subbing for injured starter Brad Fream … Airline amassed 369 yards rushing against North Webster

Haughton vs. Southwood

WHERE/WHEN: Lee Hedges Stadium, 7
RECORDS: Haughton 5-2, 2-1 1-5A; Southwood 0-7, 0-3
LAST WEEK: Haughton def. Captain Shreve 24-14, Southwood lost to Evangel 49-0
LAST YEAR: Haughton won 44-12
HAUGHTON NOTES: Bucs No. 8 in Class 5A power rankings … Lavonta Gipson averaging 5.9 yards per carry (113-665) … Cameron Townsend has completed 67.6 percent (73 of 108) of his passes for 994 yards
SOUTHWOOD NOTES: Cowboys have lost 15 straight dating back to Week 2 of last year … Three losses this season have been by 14 points or less … Cowboys averaging 12.9 points per game and allowing 37.1

Homer vs. Parkway

WHERE/WHEN: Bobby Marlow Field at Preston Crownover Stadium, 7
RECORDS: Parkway 3-4, Homer 2-5
LAST WEEK: Homer lost to Jonesboro-Hodge 28-14, Parkway lost to Byrd 49-34
LAST YEAR: Did not play
HOMER: Pelicans are members of District 1-1A … Homer has lost two in a row and four of its last five … Pelicans’ wins over 2A Beekman Charter 28-6 in Week 2 and 1A Ringgold 58-14 in Week 5
PARKWAY NOTES: Panthers No. 23 in 5A power rankings … Eric “EJ” Williams has rushed for more than 200 yards in back-to-back games and leads Bossier Parish with 957 yards … Panthers gave up more than 400 yards rushing to Byrd

Huntington vs. Benton

RECORDS: Huntington 3-4, 2-2 1-4A; Benton 7-0, 4-0
LAST WEEK: Huntington lost to Northwood 42-14, Benton def. North DeSoto 34-33
LAST YEAR: Benton won 44-13
HUNTINGTON NOTES: Raiders No. 40 in Class 4A power rankings … Huntington averaging 21.4 points per game and allowing 27.1 … Craig Davis rushed for 159 yards last week … Northwood’s Luke Bogan passed for 167 yards in the first quarter last week
BENTON NOTES: Tigers ranked No. 1 in 4A power rankings and No. 2 in LSWA poll … Benton averaging 48 points per game and allowing 21.4 … Garrett Hable has passed for 1,443 yards and 16 TDs with just one interception; he needs 178 yards to reach 8,000 for his career

Woodlawn vs. Bossier

RECORDS: Woodlawn 5-2, 3-1 1-4A; Bossier 2-5, 0-4
LAST WEEK: Woodlawn def. Minden 48-7, Bossier lost to BTW 28-20, OT
LAST YEAR: Woodlawn won 24-20
WOODLAWN NOTES: Knights No. 9 in Class 4A power rankings … Woodlawn tied for second with Northwood in district … Trivenskey Mosley rushed for 139 yards and three TDs last week … Larry Moton rushed for 126 yards and scored three TDs against Minden
BOSSIER NOTES: Bearkats looking to break five-game losing streak … Kalan Green and Quinton Smith both rushed for more than 80 yards last week … Fumbles hurt Bossier against BTW, including one in OT

Plain Dealing vs. Haynesville

WHERE/WHEN: Haynesville, 7
RECORDS: Plain Dealing 3-4, 1-2 1-1A; Haynesville 5-2, 3-0
LAST WEEK: Plain Dealing lost to Arcadia 50-36, Haynesville def. Lincoln Prep 20-13
LAST YEAR: Haynesville won 40-8
PLAIN DEALING NOTES: Lions No. 17 in 1-1A power rankings … Plain
Dealing rushed for 252 yards last week … Shavolyea McKinney leads the Lions with 687 yards on 103 carries, an average of 6.7 yards per carry
HAYNESVILLE NOTES: Tors No. 5 in Class 1-1A power rankings … Haynesville was 1-1A runner-up last season … Tors have won four in a row … Haynesville averaging 25.1 points per game and allowing 17

Russell Hedges, rhedges@bossierpress.com

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