Thursday’s prep football capsules

Advocate staff photo by LIBBY ISENHOWER -- Episcopal's head coach, Travis Bourgeois, directs his team from the sidelines during their game against University High Friday night at University's Gill Stadium. Show caption
Advocate staff photo by LIBBY ISENHOWER -- Episcopal's head coach, Travis Bourgeois, directs his team from the sidelines during their game against University High Friday night at University's Gill Stadium.

Episcopal to host Dunham in District 6-2A showdown

Capitol at Northeast

5 p.m. at NHS-Pride

RECORDS: Capitol 4-2, 2-0 in District 6-2A; Northeast 3-3, 1-1.

LAST WEEK: Capitol lost to Baker 28-14; Northeast beat Istrouma 28-12.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: CAPITOL: RB Jamar Robertson, LB Cedrick Whitfield, ATH Joseph McWilliams; NORTHEAST: RB Marvin Minor, DL Tilon Williams, RB Steven Jackson.

NOTEWORTHY: Capitol is led by Robertson, who has 808 rushing yards QB Anthony Thomas (810 passing yards). …Northeast is banged up along the OL but returns two starters week.

Christian Life at Varnado

6 p.m. at Varnado

RECORDS: Christian Life 5-1, 1-0 in District 6-1A; Varnado 0-6, 0-1.

LAST WEEK: Christian Life beat Madison Prep 24-14; Varnado lost to Kentwood 42-14.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: CHRISTIAN LIFE: RB Sidney Nesom, WR/KR Malik Harrison, DB/WR/PK Dameion Lee; VARNADO: QB/FS Delrick Abrams, WB Dominic Harry, LB Devonte Newkirk.

NOTEWORTHY: CLA looks to extend its winning streak to four games. … Nesom has 392 rushing yards for the Crusaders. … Harrison has scored 11 TDs for CLA.

Dunham at Episcopal

7 p.m. at EHS

RECORDS: Dunham 5-1, 3-0 in District 6-2A; Episcopal 6-0, 2-0.

LAST WEEK: Dunham beat Redemptorist 34-20; Episcopal beat East Feliciana 23-0.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: DUNHAM: OG/DE Andrew Mann, C/LB Griffin Miller, QB Jyron Walker; EPISCOPAL: RB/DE Clement Mubungirwa, NG Blake Chandler, LB/OG Turner Graham.

NOTEWORTHY: Walker leads the Tigers with 1,413 passing yards, while Mubungirwa leads Episcopal with 705 rushing yards. … Dunham’s Mann and Miller are transfers from Episcopal.