Prep football: Week 3 game capsules

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Airline vs. Ruston

WHEN/WHERE: 7 p.m., Ruston
RECORDS: Airline 2-0, Ruston 1-1
LAST WEEK: Airline def. Green Oaks 62-6, Ruston def. East Feliciana 24-8
LAST YEAR: Ruston won 12-7
RUSTON NOTES: Bearcats had almost 400 yards total offense last week with most of that coming on the ground … Qay’Shon Thurman rushed for 142 yards last week … Sontus Mitchell rushed for 138
AIRLINE NOTES: Vikings rolled up 34-6 halftime lead last week … RBs Shun’Cee Thomas and Brian Fielding have been impressive in first two games … Defense has allowed just one TD
PLAYERS TO WATCH: Airline— RB Brian Fielding, DB Tyrice Neal. Ruston — RB Qay’Shon Thurman, QB Cade Gibson

Haughton vs. Woodlawn

WHEN/WHERE: 7 p.m., Independence Stadium
RECORDS: Haughton 2-0, Woodlawn 2-0
LAST WEEK: Haughton def. Minden 17-0 … Woodlawn def. BTW 38-10
LAST YEAR: Haughton won 41-31
HAUGHTON NOTES: RB D’Kovin Ware rushed for 100 yards last week … Backup QB Pryce Curry scored winning TD on short fourth-down run … Bucs still looking for a passing game. Coach Rodney Guin calls offense a “work in progress.”
WOODLAWN NOTES: Knights averaging 51.0 points per game in first two weeks … Haughton is 4A Woodlawn’s first opponent above Class 3A … RB Trivinsky Mosley rushed for 144 yards and three TDs last week
PLAYERS TO WATCH: Haughton — RB Kei’Untre Normandin, DL Terrance Sweeney. Woodlawn — RB Trvinsky Mosley, QB Trevion Youngblood.

Huntington vs. Parkway

WHEN/WHERE: 7 p.m., Preston Crownover Stadium
RECORDS: Huntington 1-1, Parkway 2-0
LAST WEEK: Huntington lost to Captain Shreve 23-20, Parkway def. Gladewater, Texas, 47-27
LAST YEAR: Did not play
HUNTINGTON NOTES: Raiders led Shreve 20-14 in third quarter … Larry Moton threw three TD passes to Shontraveen Ashley last week … Raiders defeated Mansfied 22-21 in season opener
PARKWAY NOTES: Panthers rolled to 40-6 halftime lead last week … RB Robert McKnight has scored seven TDs in two games … Defense played well last week, forcing turnovers that set up TDs
PLAYERS TO WATCH: Huntington — QB Larry Moton, WR Shontraveen Ashley. Parkway — LB Antoine Beckwith and, OL Ladarean Patterson

Southwood vs. Benton

WHEN/WHERE: 7 p.m., Benton
RECORDS: Benton 1-1, Southwood 0-2
LAST WEEK: Southwood lost to Fair Park 14-6, Benton lost to Natchitoches Central
LAST YEAR: Did not play
SOUTHWOOD NOTES: Cowboys struggling on offense, have scored just one TD … Defense has been solid, giving up 31 points … Cowboys lost to North DeSoto 17-0 in opener
BENTON NOTES: Sophomore QB Garrett Hable threw five TD passes last week … Tigers trailed in the second half but rallied to take an eight-point lead in the fourth
PLAYERS TO WATCH: Southwood — QB Charlie Wallace. Benton — WR Clayton Festavan, DB Dorsavion Williams.

Bossier vs. Logansport

WHEN/WHERE: 7 p.m., Logansport
RECORDS: Bossier 2-0, Logansport 1-1
LAST WEEK: Bossier def. General Trass 35-14, Logansport def. Lakeview 53-18
LAST YEAR: Did not play
BOSSIER NOTES: Bearkats have won twice as many games as they did in last two seasons combined … RB Aareon Smallwood has had two straight 100-yard games … Derrick Foster came up with several big defensive plays
LOGANSPORT NOTES: Tigers averaging 42.5 points per game … Logansport lost to North Caddo 42-38 in season opener … Tigers had 444 total yards last week
PLAYERS TO WATCH: Bossier — QB/DE Keimun Daniels, DL John Langston. Logansport — Madrid Johnson.

St. Mary’s vs. Plain Dealing

WHEN/WHERE: 7 p.m., Plain Dealing
RECORDS: St. Mary’s 2-0, Plain Dealing 1-1
LAST WEEK: St. Mary’s def. North Caddo 42-12, Plain Dealing def. Lakeside 32-6
LAST YEAR: Did not play
ST. MARY’S NOTES: Tigers averaging 46.5 points per game and allowing 13.0 … St. Mary’s rolled up 406 total yards, including 298 rushing, last week and held North Caddo to 162 … Josh Lucky was the 3-1A Defensive MVP last year
PLAIN DEALING NOTES: Sophomore QB Matt Sullivan and junior WR Keldrick Carper hooked up for five TD passes last week … Carper had nine catches for 256 yards … Sullivan completed 23 of 34 passes for 371 yards
PLAYERS TO WATCH: St. Mary’s — RB Josh Hickman, LB Josh Lucky. Plain Dealing — WR Keldrick Carper, LB/R Herbert McCauley.

— Russell Hedges