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Week 9 high school football game capsules


Thursday’s games

Haughton vs. Parkway

WHEN/WHERE: 7 p.m., Preston Crownover Stadium
RECORDS: Haughton 8-0, 3-0 1-5A; Parkway 6-2, 2-1
LAST WEEK: Haughton def. Captain Shreve 38-17, Parkway lost to Byrd 24-17, OT
LAST YEAR: Parkway won 34-3
HAUGHTON NOTES: Bucs 8-0 for first time since 2010, Dak Prescott’s senior season … QB Will Haines and RBs Kei’Untre Normandin and D’Kovin Ware all rushed for more than 100 yards against Shreve … Normandin is the parish’s top rusher with 793 yards on 99 carries
PARKWAY NOTES: Panthers led Byrd 17-10 with less than a minute to play … Parkway defense held Jackets to 22 points under season average … Keondre Wudtee second-leading passer in Bossier Parish
PLAYERS TO WATCH: Haughton — DE Duncan Smith, QB Will Haines, DL Harrison Voight. Parkway — WR/DB CJ Morgan, OL Kameron Eloph, DL Kyle Still

Benton vs. Northwood

WHEN/WHERE: 7 p.m., Northwood’s Jerry Burton Memorial Stadium
RECORDS: Benton 6-2, 4-1 1-4A; Northwood 3-5, 1-4
LAST WEEK: Benton lost to Minden 25-24, OT; Northwood lost to Huntington 42-35
LAST YEAR: Northwood won 34-14
BENTON NOTES: Tigers suffered first district loss last week … Turnovers were costly against Minden … Jordan White made a 28-yard field goal and had a great game punting
NORTHWOOD NOTES: Coach Jim Gatlin’s Falcons have been hurt by injuries, including loss of QB Aaron Varelas, the 2013 offensive MVP, to a knee injury … Northwood, the defending district champ, has lost four straight
PLAYERS TO WATCH: Benton — DB Shane Cram, QB Garrett Hable, WR Tyler Stephens. Nortbwood — RB Danny Delaney, WR Marquez Stevenson

Friday’s games

Airline vs. Captain Shreve

WHEN/WHERE: 7 p.m., Lee Hedges Stadium
RECORDS: Airline 3-5, 1-2 1-5A; Captain Shreve 3-5, 0-3
LAST WEEK: Airline def. Southwood 49-6; Captain Shreve lost to Haughton 38-17
LAST YEAR: Airline won 25-12
AIRLINE NOTES: Vikings snapped a four-game losing streak with win over Southwood … Shuncee Thomas scored three TDs against Shreve and Vikings piled up 366 yards rushing … Airline had no turnovers last week
CAPTAIN SHREVE NOTES: Gators have lost five in a row since starting season 3-0 … Shreve’s previous opponents have a combined record of 22-2
PLAYERS TO WATCH: Airline — RB Brian Fielding, QB Noah Hildebrand, DB Tyrise Neal. Captain Shreve — K Chad Usry, RB Shemaria Lewis, QB Donovan Banks

Bossier vs. Mansfield

WHEN/WHERE: 7 p.m., Mansfield
RECORDS: Bossier 0-8, 0-3 1-3A, Mansfield 4-4, 2-1
LAST WEEK: Bossier lost to Evangel 42-0, Mansfield lost to North Webster 33-0
LAST YEAR: Mansfield won 39-12
BOSSIER NOTES: Bearkats couldn’t get much going offensively against Evangel, the likely 1-3A champ, and trailed 42-0 at the half … Bossier has given up an average of 40 points in last three games
MANSFIELD NOTES: Wolverines had three-game win streak snapped last week … North Webster first team to shut out Mansfield this season … Wolverines likely headed to playoffs
PLAYERS TO WATCH: Bossier — FB/LB Isaiah McKinsey, RB/DB Brandon Harris. Mansfield — QB Latiedrick Pugh, LeVonta Hall

Arcadia vs. Plain Dealing

WHEN/WHERE: Plain Dealing
RECORDS: Arcadia 2-6, 2-1 1-1A; Plain Dealing 7-1, 3-0
LAST WEEK: Arcadia def. Grambling 28-22; Plain Dealing def. Cedar Creek 40-14
LAST YEAR: Plain Dealing won 30-11
ARCADIA NOTES: Hornets have won two straight since starting season with six straight losses, including three by shutout … Arcadia has scored more points in last two games than first six combined
PLAIN DEALING NOTES: QB Logan Allen is the parish’s top passer with 2,107 yards and 24 touchdowns … Senior WR Isaac Jacobs has caught a touchdown pass in 15 straight games
PLAYERS TO WATCH: Plain Dealing — DL Ryley Penwell, LB Herb McCauley, DB/WR Keldrick Carper

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