Week 5 high school football game capsules

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Neville at Airline

WHEN: 7 p.m.

WHERE: Airline

LAST YEAR: Lost 48-14

RECORDS: Neville 4-0, Airline 2-2

NEVILLE NOTES: Tigers, ranked No. 1 in Class 4A, were state runners-up last season after winning title in 2011. Neville is coming off a 51-6 victory over Carroll. Tigers defeated Ruston 29-14 in Week 1. Airline lost to Ruston 24-10.

AIRLINE NOTES: Vikings coming off a 44-14 loss to 5A power West Monroe. Airline has played very tough schedule. Neville, West Monroe, Ruston and Franklin Parish have combined record of 12-4.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: Airline — DL OJ Smith, RB Shuncee Thomas. Neville — QB Andre Fuller, RB Kavonte Turpin.

 

BTW at Parkway

WHEN: 7 p.m.

WHERE: Preston Crownover Stadium

LAST YEAR: Did not play

RECORDS: BTW 0-4, Parkway 3-0

BTW NOTES: It’s been a tough season for the Class 3A Lions. Closest game was a 14-12 loss to Woodlawn in Week 2. BTW has not scored more than 14 points in any game. Lions have new head coach in Kendrick Law.

PARKWAY NOTES: Panthers, ranked No. 2 in Class 5A, are coming off a 79-56 victory over Bastrop. Parkway QB Brandon Harris, an LSU commitment, passed for four TDs and ran for four last week.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: BTW — QB Deion Morris, WR Carl Morgan. Parkway — LB Austin Averitt, LB Tray Walker, WR Cory Hamilton.

 

Haughton at St. Mary’s

WHEN: 7 p.m.

WHERE: NSU’s Turpin Stadium, Natchitoches

LAST YEAR: Did not play

RECORDS: Haughton 3-1, St. Mary’s 3-1

HAUGHTON NOTES: Bucs coming off first loss of season, 25-21, against Ruston. Starting QB Will Haines suffered an apparent concussion in first half. Back QB Darius Brooks threw two TD passes in second quarter, but offense couldn’t get anything going in second half.

ST. MARY’S NOTES: Tigers coming off a 53-0 win over Arcadia. St. Mary’s, a Class 1A school, hasn’t played a team higher than Class 2A this season. Tigers’ lone loss was to 2A Winnfield, 20-6, in Week 3.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: Haughton — RB Jared Craft, WR PJ Douglas, WR Javonte Woodard. St. Mary’s — RB Arthur Isaac, RB Garrett Vienne, QB Tyler McCain.

 

Woodlawn at Benton

WHEN: 7 p.m.

WHERE: Benton

LAST YEAR: Lost 30-26

RECORDS: Woodlawn 1-3, 0-1; Benton 2-2, 1-0

WOODLAWN NOTES: Knights have new coach in Jerwin Wilson. Woodlawn opened 1-4A play with a 20-6 loss to Minden last week. Knights’ lone win was over BTW, 14-12, in Week 3.

BENTON NOTES: Tigers on two-game winning streak after opening 1-4A play last week with a 23-7 victory over North DeSoto. QB Jordan Shaffer has passed for 923 yards and nine TDs.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: Woodlawn — WR Donovan Wilson, QB James Anderson. Benton — LB Gage Carroway, RB TJ Anderson, QB Jordan Shaffer.

 

Block at Bossier

WHEN: 7 p.m.

WHERE: Bossier’s Memorial Stadium

LAST YEAR: Won 39-6

RECORDS: Bossier 0-4, Block 0-4

BOSSIER NOTES: Bearkats have been outscored 120-13 in last two games. Chris Hall and Chris Williams lead Bossier with 162 and 136 yards rushing, respectively.

BLOCK NOTES: Bears are a member of District 3-1A. Block’s last three losses have been by a combined 12 points, including 26-20 overtime loss to Peabody last week.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: Block — QB Vyn’Quez O’Steen, WR Jamien Duncan. Bossier — FB/LB Isaiah McKinsey, RB Chris Hall.

 

LNT/PD at North Caddo

WHEN: 7 p.m.

WHERE: Vivian

LAST YEAR: Won 26-6

RECORDS: La. New Tech 1-3, North Caddo 0-4

LA. NEW TECH NOTES: Lions coming off their first win of the season, 48-41, over Logansport last week. QB Logan Allen has passed for 1,051 yards and 13 TDs. WR Tray Harris has 454 yards receiving and five TDs.

NORTH CADDO NOTES: Rebels closest loss was 33-22 to DeQuincy in Week 2. North Caddo allowing 46 points per game. Rebels coming off 53-22 loss to Jonesboro-Hodge.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: La. New Tech at Plain Dealing — QB Logan Allen, WR Isaac Jacobs, WR Keldrick Carper.