Thursday’s game capsules

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Haughton vs. Byrd

WHEN: 7 p.m.

WHERE: Lee Hedges Stadium

LAST YEAR: Byrd won 27-21

RECORDS: Byrd 8-0, 3-0; Haughton 6-3, 2-2

BYRD NOTES: Yellow Jackets ranked No. 5 in Class 5A. Byrd coming off 49-6 victory over Southwood. Yellow Jackets averaging 47.1 points per game.

HAUGHTON NOTES: Bucs coming off a 34-3 loss to No. 2 Parkway. Missed scoring opportunities cost Haughton against Parkway. RB Jarred Craft rushed for 96 yards on 14 carries in his first full game back from an ankle injury suffered in Week 6.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: Byrd — RB Dominic Haggerty, QB Tyler Howard, DB Juwan Mills. Haughton — WR PJ Douglas, QB Will Haines, DB Jerrod Craft.

 

Bossier vs. Green Oaks

WHEN: 7 p.m.

WHERE: Northwood’s Jerry Burton Stadium

LAST YEAR: Bossier won 47-24

RECORDS: Bossier 1-8. 0-4; Green Oaks 2-7, 1-3

BOSSIER NOTES: Bearkats will try to end four-game slide in final game of a tough season. Chris Williams rushed for 160 yards in a 39-11 loss to Mansfield last week.

GREEN OAKS NOTES: Giants coming off a 49-15 loss to North Webster. Green Oaks’ victories have come over La. New Tech, 49-18, and BTW, 21-6.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: Bossier — RB Chris Williams, LB Isaiah McKinsey, RB Chris Hall. Green Oaks — DB David Taylor, QB Jaylon Carey.