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Prep football: Week 6 game capsules

Thursday’s games

Airline vs. Byrd

WHEN/WHERE: 7 p.m., Lee Hedges Stadium
RECORDS: Byrd 5-0, Airline 2-3
LAST WEEK: Airline lost to Neville 34-10, Byrd def. Lakeshore 50-3
LAST YEAR: Byrd won 28-3
AIRLINE NOTES: Turnovers, special teams breakdowns and penalties continue to be issues for the Vikings … Shuncee Thomas, who had a 70-yard TD run against Neville, continues to be among parish’s top rushers with 407 yards on 69 carries … Byrd is Vikings’ third straight state-ranked opponent
BYRD NOTES: Byrd ranked No. 3 in Class 5A … Yellow Jackets averaging 39.8 points per game … Byrd hasn’t been tested since 24-21 victory over Zachary in season opener
PLAYERS TO WATCH: Airline — QB Thomas McKain, DB Alex English, E Cameron Howell. Byrd — RB Dominic Haggerty, QB Tyler Howard, RB Tysen Hardmen

Southwood vs. Haughton

WHEN/WHERE: 7 p.m., Haughton
RECORDS: Southwood 2-3, Haughton 5-0
LAST WEEK: Southwood lost to DeRidder 26-21, Haughton def. St. Mary’s 34-7
LAST YEAR: Haughton won 35-14
SOUTHWOOD NOTES: Cowboys have already won twice as many games as all of last season … Southwood defeated Minden 14-13 in season opener, a team Haughton beat 38-17 in Week 3 …Cowboys’ other win was over North DeSoto 21-17 in Week 3
HAUGHTON NOTES: Bucs 5-0 for the fourth time in last five years … Haughton averaging 35.4 points per game … Haughton’s closest game was a 10-point victory over Woodlawn in Week 1
PLAYERS TO WATCH: Southwood — QB Joshua Mosley, E Brandon Lawson, RB Trevion Morris. Haughton — DL Harrison Voight, RB Kei’Untre Normandin, QB Will Haines

Captain Shreve vs. Parkway

WHEN/WHERE: 7 p.m., Preston Crownover Stadium
RECORDS: Captain Shreve 3-2, Parkway 4-1
LAST WEEK: Captain Shreve lost to Ruston 23-10, Parkway def. BTW 44-20
LAST YEAR: Parkway won 48-10
CAPTAIN SHREVE NOTES: Gators have lost two straight since opening season with three straight wins … Shreve was within six of Ruston in second half
PARKWAY NOTES: Panthers ranked No. 7 in Class 5A … Parkway led BTW 44-0 at the half … Panthers have scored 40 or more points in their last four games
PLAYERS TO WATCH: Captain Shreve — RB Donovan Banks, PK Chad Usry, DB Julian Charles. Parkway — DB CJ Morgan, QB Keondre Wudtee, OL Kameron Eloph

Fair Park vs. Benton

WHEN/WHERE: 7 p.m., Benton
RECORDS: Fair Park 4-1, Benton 4-1
LAST WEEK: Fair Park lost to Minden 28-20, Benton def. Woodlawn 9-0
LAST YEAR: Fair Park won 38-19
FAIR PARK NOTES: Indians had four-game winning streak stopped last week …Head coach Mike Greene is former Airline head coach … Indians led Minden 20-14 in fourth quarter
BENTON NOTES: Tigers off to best start since at least 2008 … Benton has recorded two straight shutouts and hasn’t allowed a point in 11 quarters … Jordan White kicked three FGs last week
PLAYERS TO WATCH: Benton — RB TJ Anderson, PK/DB Jordan White, DL Chauncey Taylor. Fair Park — QB Se’Derrick Smith, WR CJ Thomas, RB/R Josh Pickett

Ringgold vs. Plain Dealing

WHEN/WHERE: 7 p.m., Plain Dealing
RECORDS: Ringgold 3-2, Plain Dealing 4-1
LAST WEEK: Ringgold lost to Logansport 40-0, Plain Dealing def. North Caddo 44-0
LAST YEAR: Plain Dealing won 26-12
RINGGOLD NOTES: Redskins have been outscored 105-8 in their last two games … Ringgold’s record includes forfeit victor over Lakeside in Week 1. Lakeside won game but had to forfeit for using an ineligible player
PLAIN DEALING NOTES: Lions are 4-1 for third time in four years underhead coach Coy Brotherton … Plain Dealing has defeated two teams, Lakeside and Logansport, that Ringgold lost to on the field … Logan Allen completed 20 of 31 passes for 355 yards and four TDs in win over North Caddo
PLAYERS TO WATCH: Plain Dealing — RB/R Desean Morris, DB/WR Isaac Jacobs, QB Logan Allen

Friday’s game

Bossier vs. North Webster
WHEN/WHERE: 7 p.m., Springhill
RECORDS: Bossier 0-5, North Webster 3-2
LAST WEEK: Bossier lost to Block 12-6, North Webster def. Delhi 57-14
LAST YEAR: North Webster won 49-28
BOSSIER NOTES: Bearkats had a chance to tie or win last week but an interception stopped a late drive … Defense shut out Block for three quarters after allowing two TDs in the first quarter … Bossier has lost 10 straight over the past two seasons
NORTH WEBSTER NOTES: Knights have scored 122 points in last two games … North Webster’s two losses were 16-13 to defending Class 1A state champ Haynesville in season opener and 56-39 to 5A Natchitoches Central in Week 3
PLAYERS TO WATCH: Bossier — FB/LB Isaiah McKinsey, RB Avery Jones, QB Keimun Daniels. North Webster — RB Devin White, RB Jaylon Smith, QB Kolby Cooper

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