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Prep football: Week 4 games capsules

Southwood vs. Airline

WHEN/WHERE: 7 p.m., Airline Stadium
RECORDS: Southwood 0-3, Airline 3-0
LAST WEEK: Southwood lost to Benton 35-0, Airline def. Ruston 42-27
LAST YEAR: Airline won 49-6
SOUTHWOOD NOTES: Cowboys have scored only one TD in three games … Southwood has been outscored 66-6 … Last week’s 35 points were the most the Cowboys have allowed in any of their three games
AIRLINE NOTES: Vikings 3-0 for the first time since 2012 … Shun’Cee Thomas’s rushed for 231 yards and 3 TDs last week … RB Brian Fielding sat out last week’s game with an injury
PLAYERS TO WATCH: Southwood — QB Charlie Wallace. Airline — QB Thomas McKain, WR D’Juan Byrd.

Green Oaks vs. Haughton

WHEN/WHERE: 7 p.m., Haughton
RECORDS: Green Oaks 0-3, Haughton 3-0
LAST WEEK: Green Oaks lost to Fair Park 34-14, Haughton def. Woodlawn 43-30
LAST YEAR: Did not play
GREEN OAKS NOTES: Giants allowing 45.7 points per game … Closest game was a 41-30 loss to Benton in season opener
HAUGHTON NOTES: Bucs off to 3-0 start for 6th straight year … Haughton rolled up 277 yards rushing last week … This is the Bucs’ homecoming game … Antonio Woodfork had a 75-yard kickoff return for a TD last week
PLAYERS TO WATCH: Green Oaks — QB Jaylon Carey, WR Deontea Crawford. Haughton — RB D’ Kovin Ware, DB Jeremiah Williams.

Parkway vs. Evangel

WHEN/WHERE: 7 p.m., Evangel
RECORDS: Parkway 3-0, Evangel 2-1
LAST WEEK: Parkway def. Huntington 47-30, Evangel def. Idabel, Okla., 62-6
LAST YEAR: Did not play
PARKWAY NOTES: Panthers averaging 50.3 points per game … Defense has played well last two games … Robert McKnight scored 3 TDs last week, bringing his season total to nine
EVANGEL NOTES: Eagles have won two straight since losing season opener to Philadelphia St. Joseph … Jarrick Bernard had three interceptions last week … Jamarquez Mims rushed for 177 yards
PLAYERS TO WATCH: Parkway — RB/R CJ Morgan, DB Lloyd Cole. Evangel — QB Connor Curry, RB Jamarquez Mims.

Benton vs. Huntington

WHEN/WHERE: 7 p.m., Lee Hedges Stadium
RECORDS: Benton 2-1, Huntington 1-2
LAST WEEK: Benton def. Southwood 35-0, Huntington lost to Parkway 47-30
LAST YEAR: Benton won 14-7
BENTON NOTES: Tigers defense stepped up last week after rough outing against Natchitoches Central … Garrett Hable passed for 199 yards and a TD … Tigers averaging 37.3 points per game
HUNTINGTON NOTES: Raiders had two good drives early last week … Sophomore QB Larry Moton an effective runner … Defense gave up some big plays last week
PLAYERS TO WATCH: Benton — RB Jermaine Newton, LB Tony Rivet. Huntington — QB Larry Moton, WR Shontraveen Ashley.

Bossier vs. North DeSoto

WHEN/WHERE: 7 p.m., Stonewall
RECORDS: Bossier 3-0, North DeSoto 3-0
LAST WEEK: Bossier def. Logansport 35-34, OT; North DeSoto def. Many 42-40
LAST YEAR: Did not play
BOSSIER NOTES: Bearkats 3-0 for first time since 2010 … Aareon Smallwood has had three straight games of 100-plus yards rushing … Bossier rallied from eight down in the fourth quarter last week
NORTH DESOTO NOTES: Griffins shared 1-4A title with Minden and Benton last year … Last week’s victory was over defending Class 2A champs … Delmonte Hall had a combined 227 yards rushing and receiving last week
PLAYERS TO WATCH: Bossier — RB Aareon Smallwood, TE Kevin Bonapart. North DeSoto — RB Delmonte Hall, QB Kyler Bradford.

Plain Dealing vs. Homer

WHEN/WHERE: 7 p.m., Homer
RECORDS: Plain Dealing 1-2, Homer 1-2
LAST WEEK: Plain Dealing lost to St. Mary’s 54-6, Homer def. North Caddo 14-12
LAST YEAR: Did not play
PLAIN DEALING NOTES: Lions have played tough schedule with losses to 5A Haughton and Class 1A No. 2 St. Mary’s … Plain Dealing fell behind 28-0 at the half last week … Shavolyea McKinney scored the Lions’ lone TD last week
HOMER NOTES: Pelicans won first game last week after losing to Bossier 30-15 and North Webster 27-0 … RB Shaun Monroe scored two TDs
PLAYERS TO WATCH: Plain Dealing — RB Shavolyea McKinney, LB Herbert McCauley. Homer — RB Shaun Moore.

— Russell Hedges, rhedges@bossierpress.com

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