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Prep football: Week 7 capsules

Thursday’s games

Parkway vs. Southwood

WHEN/WHERE: 7 p.m., Lee Hedges Stadium
RECORDS: Parkway 5-1, 1-0 1-5A, Southwood 2-4, 0-1
LAST WEEK: Parkway def. Captain Shreve 49-14, Southwood lost to Haughton 28-7
LAST YEAR: Parkway won 63-14
PARKWAY NOTES: Panthers have won five straight and none of them have been close … Junior QB Keondre Wudtee among area’s top passers with 1,414 yards and 16 TDs … Panthers have been solid on defense throughout the winning streak
SOUTHWOOD NOTES: Cowboy have lost three in a row … Cowboys were tied with undefeated Haughton 7-7 at the half last week … A blocked punt and fumble in Haughton territory hurt the Cowboys in loss
PLAYERS TO WATCH: Parkway — DB Kaleb Malone, DL Kyle Still, RB/R William McKnight. Southwood — QB Keytron Crowder, RB Trevion Morris

Plain Dealing vs. Grambling

WHEN/WHERE: 7 p.m., Grambling
RECORDS: Plain Dealing 5-1, 1-0 1-A, Grambling 2-4, 1-0
LAST WEEK: Plain Dealing def. Ringgold 52-6, Grambling def. Cedar Creek 8-7
LAST YEAR: Plain Dealing won 34-20
PLAIN DEALING NOTES: Lions QB Logan Allen is the parish’s stop passer with 1,505 yards and 18 touchdowns … Rs Isaac Jacobs, Keldrick Carper and RB Desean Morris have also played big roles in the Lions’ success
GRAMBLING NOTES: Win over Cedar Creek was Kittens’ second straight after opening the season with four straight losses … Grambling’s first win was 74-8 over Tensas
PLAYERS TO WATCH: Plain Dealing — QB Logan Allen, LB Bijan Mitchell, LB Jaylyn Woods

Friday’s games

Haughton vs. Airline

WHEN/WHERE: 7 p.m., Airline Stadium
RECORDS: Haughton 6-0, 1-0 1-5A, Airline 2-4, 0-1
LAST WEEK: Haughton def. Southwood 28-7, Airline lost to Byrd 31-13
LAST YEAR: Airline won 28-21
HAUGHTON NOTES: Bucs haven’t had a game closer than 10 points … Haughton averaging 34.1 points per game … Defense played a strong second half against Southwood
AIRLINE NOTES: Punt team breakdowns led to three Byrd touchdowns … Defense had strong performance against one of state’s highest-scoring teams … Vikings were 2-4 last year and made playoffs
PLAYERS TO WATCH: Haughton — DL Mason Moreau, DB Quentin Brown, RB Kei’Untre Normandin. Airline — DB Tyrise Neal, RB Shuncee Thomas, PK Nathan Naranjo

Benton vs. Loyola

WHEN/WHERE: 7 p.m., Messmer Stadium
RECORDS: Benton 5-1, 3-0 1-4A, Loyola 1-5, 0-3
LAST WEEK: Benton def. Fair Park 24-18, OT; Loyola lost to Minden 14-7
LAST YEAR: Benton won 35-7
BENTON NOTES: Tigers rallied from a 12-point deficit in final 5 minutes to defeat Fair Park … Freshman QB Garrett Hable came off the bench and threw three TD passes, two to Tyler Stephens and the game-winner to TJ Anderson
LOYOLA NOTES: Flyers have lost five straight since season-opening win over Cedar Creek … Loyola took 1-4A co-leader Minden down to the wire last week … Flyers’ last two losses were by a combined 10 points
PLAYERS TO WATCH: Benton — RB TJ Anderson, WR Tyler Stephens, LB Gage Carroway. Loyola — RB Ray Shepherd, QB Bishop George

BTW vs. Bossier

WHEN/WHERE: 7 p.m., Bossier
RECORDS: BTW 0-6, 0-1 1-3A, Bossier 0-6, 0-1
LAST WEEK: BTW lost to Mansfield 30-20, Bossier lost to North Webster 59-16
LAST YEAR: BTW won 22-11
BTW NOTES: Lions have played some competitive games. Last week they trailed Mansfield 22-20 in the fourth quarter … BTW’s lone win last year was over Bossier. They have lost nine in a row since then
BOSSIER NOTES: Avery Jones and Isaiah McKinsey scored touchdowns in loss to North Webster … Bearkats will try to break an 11-game losing streak dating back to last season
PLAYERS TO WATCH: BTW — RB Joe Speed, QB Joshua Horton, RB Marvontae Alexander. Bossier — LB/RB Isaiah McKinney, RB Avery Jones, QB/DE Keimun Daniels

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