Catholic at Mandeville
7 p.m. at Sidney Theriot Stadium-Mandeville High
RECORDS: Catholic 9-2; Mandeville 9-2.
LAST WEEK: Catholic beat New Iberia, 35-20; Mandeville beat Central, 38-20.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: CATHOLIC: RB Khalil Thomas, RB Derrius Guice, OL Cameron Tom, DL Garret Broussard, DL Patrick Van Duzee, DB Justin Gibson; MANDEVILLE: QB Glen Cuiellette, WR Zach Boudreaux, DL Delawence Johnson, DB Todd Primo, LB Matt Nungesser.
NOTEWORTHY: Catholic is the No. 5 playoff seed, and Mandeville is seeded 13th. ... Catholic posted a come-from-behind, 26-14 victory over No. 13 Mandeville when the teams played in Week 2. ... The Skippers forced four turnovers last week. ... Primo had two interceptions for MHS a week ago. ... Cuiellette passed for 198 yards in the first game with Catholic, while Sam Skansi had 114 receiving yards. ... Cuiellette has 1,942 passing yards and 22 TDs, while Boudreaux has 942 receiving yards. ... Thomas leads Catholic with 1,317 rushing yards, while Guice adds 734.
7 p.m. at Doc Ellis Stadium-Farmerville
RECORDS: East Feliciana 7-3; Farmerville 10-2.
LAST WEEK: East Feliciana beat Rayne, 39-10; Farmerville beat Eunice, 21-12.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: EAST FELICIANA: QB Corey Hawkins, LB/QB/TE Kendell Beckwith, OL/DL DeQuan Franklin, RB Kameron McKnight, WR/DB Danny Johnson Jr.; FARMERVILLE: RB Darion Mitchell, RB Jacob Fossier, QB Jamarius Williams, LB Robert Moore, KB Marquise Armstrong.
NOTEWORTHY: East Feliciana is a No. 22 playoff seed and has upset two other higher seeds, including No. 6 Rayne last week. ... Farmerville, a No. 14 seed, upended No. 3 Eunice. ... Farmerville beat EFHS, 28-26, in the first round of the 2011 playoffs. ... The teams have won a combined 15 straight games. .. During its five-game winning streak, EFHS has outscored opponents by a 36-7 margin. ... Farmerville has won 10 straight since losing to Homer and Parkway to open the season and is in the quarterfinals for the first time since 2009. ... Hawkins (1,264 yards) and Beckwith (1,005 yards) have more than 1,000 yards passing. ... Mitchell has run for 1,146 yards for FHS, while Williams has 867 passing yards.
Jennings at Livonia
7 p.m. at Livonia High
RECORDS: Jennings 9-3; Livonia 10-2.
LAST WEEK: Jennings beat Loranger, 20-19; Livonia beat Port Allen, 30-22.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: JENNINGS: QB Jaylon Boutte, RB Jarquise Brown; Charlie Matte; LIVONIA: RB/LB Russell Farris, RB Marquise Beauvais, QB Ben Todd, TE Brandon Armand, WR/DB Darius Hammond.
NOTEWORTHY: Livonia, the No. 5 seed, is making its first quarterfinal appearance. ... The teams played home and away nondistrict games a couple of years ago, with LHS winning 21-18 in 2009 and JHS taking a 61-40 win in 2010. ... Jennings, the No. 13 seed, upset No. 4 Loranger last week. ... Jennings has not advanced to the semifinals since winning the 3A title in 1992. ... Boutte has passed for 900 yards for JHS, while Brown (790) and Matte (650) are the top rushers. ... Todd has 1,205 passing yards for Livonia, while Farris has run for a team-high 925 yards and 11 TDs.
Many at Springfield
7 p.m. at Springfield High
RECORDS: Many 8-4; Springfield 10-1.
LAST WEEK: Many beat Winnfield, 21-14; Springfield beat Northlake Christian, 32-19.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: MANY: QB Xavier Dias, RB Cortez Sweet, LB Edward Glynn, RB Tyler Adamson; SPRINGFIELD: QB/DB Shaquille Smith, RB Ghermaine Ashton, LB Tanner Wild, LB Thomas Armstrong, RB/DB Kimanae Claiborne.
NOTEWORTHY: Springfield, seeded fourth, is in its first quarterfinal in school history. ... Many, a No. 21 seed, has beaten two straight higher seeded foes, including Winnfield , last year’s 2A runner-up. ... Sweet leads Many with 1,206 rushing yards and 24 TDs, while Adamson adds 687 rushing yards. ... Dias, a sophomore, has 1,158 passing yards for Many. ... Ashton leads Springfield with 839 rushing yards, with Smith adding 820 rushing yards. ... Many is the first north Louisiana playoff foe for Springfield, which beat south Louisiana teams Northeast and District 8-2A rival Northlake Christian to advance.
at North DeSoto
7 p.m. at North DeSoto High-Stonewall
RECORDS: Parkview Baptist 10-0; North DeSoto 9-3.
LAST WEEK: Parkview beat Brusly, 32-28; North DeSoto beat Jewel Sumner, 35-21.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: PARKVIEW: RB Hezekiah Randolph, QB Brennan Bozeman, RB Connor Hodgeson, LB Ridge Womack, DE Victory Gutierrez, DB Manny Mukes; NORTH DESOTO: RB Aurren Cooksey, RB Enone Thompson, QB Austin Simmons, LB Dustin Brossette.
NOTEWORTHY: Top-seeded Parkview plays its first road playoff game. ... NDHS is the No. 9 seed and lost to Livonia in the first round of the playoffs last season. ... Randolph leads PBS with 1,094 yards rushing and 18 TDs. ... Erik Martinez (542 yards), Bozeman (526 yards) and Hodgeson (524 yards) are other rushing leaders. ... Tom Wing, the brother of LSU punter Brad Wing, has 621 yards receiving and also punts. ... Womack leads PBS with 83 tackles and 13 tackles for loss. ... Cooksey has 1,360 yards and 15 TDs for NDHS, while Thompson adds 864 yards. Simmons has 902 passing yards for the Griffins. ... Parkview won the 3A title in 2010 and was a semifinalist last season.
at Ouachita Christian
7 p.m. at Ouachita Christian-Monroe
RECORDS: Southern Lab 10-2; Ouachita Christian 12-0.
LAST WEEK: Southern Lab beat Pointe Coupee Central, 28-21; Ouachita Christian beat Oak Grove, 28-0.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: SOUTHERN LAB: QB Deonte Shorts, WR Curtlan Williams, DT Tre’vonce Thomas, CB Ray Fields, DE Deion Rainey, WR Maalik Marshall; OUACHITA CHRISTIAN: QB/WR Braden Bristo, WR/LB Colby Webb, QB Quin Graves, LB Jordan Washam.
NOTEWORTHY: Southern Lab, seeded ninth, makes its second quarterfinal appearance in three years. ... Top-seeded OCS is the defending 1A champion. ... OCS QB Quin Graves is the son of former LSU and OCS quarterback Sol Graves. ... Shorts has passed for 2,089 yards and 30 TDs and also has 614 rushing yards and 11 TDs. ... Williams, a freshman, has 853 receiving yards and nine TDs, with Ricard adding 712 yards receiving and 15 TDs. ... SLHS coach Nick Mitchell last went to the semifinals in 1998 as an assistant at East St. John. ... Ahkeem Henderson has 770 rushing yards and 11 TDs for OCS.
at Calvary Baptist
7 p.m. at Calvary-Shreveport
RECORDS: University 11-1; Calvary 9-3.
LAST WEEK: University beat Loreauville, 52-21; Calvary beat Sterlington, 56-28.
PLAYERS TO WATCH: UNIVERSITY: RB Nicholas Brossette, QB Nik Kragthorpe, C Andrew Stovall, WR Chris Moore, DL Tim Williams, LB Jake Wharton, DB Rich Gregg, DE Matthew Berg; CALVARY: Daniel Fitzwater, WR/S Weston Steelhammer, WR/S/KR Colin Stogner.
NOTEWORTHY: University, seeded third, plays at Calvary in Shreveport for the second straight season. ... A year ago, with Steelhammer playing QB, Calvary won, 23-20 over UHS. ... Calvary is the No. 6 playoff seed in 2A despite an early-season win over 5A power West Monroe. ... Fitzwater passed for 2,701 yards and 29 TDs in the regular season for Calvary. ... Steelhammer, a returning all-state player, had 42 catches for 679 yards and eight TDs in the regular season to go along with 76 tackles and five interceptions. ... Stogner adds 607 receiving yards.
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