JESUIT AT TERREBONNE
7 p.m. Friday at Thomas B. Smith Memorial Stadium in Houma (nondistrict game)
Records: Jesuit (0-0 overall); Terrebonne (0-0 overall)
Coaches: Jesuit — Mark Songy; Terrebonne – Gary Hill
Key players: Jesuit — QB Grant Jordan, WR Luke LaForge, DE Ethan Branch; Terrebonne – QB/WR Ja’Khi Douglas, RB/DB Kwan Allen, DL Maason Smith.
Notes: It will be the first regular season game played on the new artificial turf surface at Thomas B. Smith Stadium … Terrebonne tied E.D. White, 7-7, in its jamboree game last week, while Jesuit defeated Bonnabel, 40-7, at the Hahnville jamboree … Terrebonne is ranked No. 9 in this week’s Louisiana Sports Writers Association Class 5A poll.
RIVERSIDE ACADEMY AT THIBODAUX
7 p.m. Friday at Tiger Stadium in Thibodaux (nondistrict game)
Records: Riverside Academy (0-0 overall); Thibodaux (0-0 overall)
Coaches: Riverside — Kevin Dizer; Thibodaux – Chris Dugas
Key players: Riverside — QB Gage Larvadain; RB Ahmonte Watkins, WR Tairyn Lockhart; Thibodaux – QB Luke Alleman, WR Kyren Lacy, LB Hunter Trosclair.
Notes: Thibodaux defeated Ellender, 38-0, in its jamboree game last week … Riverside defeated South Plaquemines, 33-6, in its jamboree game last week … Alleman threw touchdown passes of 49 and 29 yards to Lacy against Ellender last week. Lacy is a Louisiana-Lafayette commitment.
H.L. BOURGEOIS AT SOUTH TERREBONNE
7 p.m. Friday at South Terrebonne Memorial Stadium in Bourg (nondistrict game)
Coaches: H.L. Bourgeois — Ryan Fournier; South Terrebonne – Richard Curlin
Key players: H.L. Bourgeois —QB Jordan Rainey, DE Jamiean Buxton, WR Tyrik Jenkins; South Terrebonne – QB Trey Gautreaux, GB/DB Jamala Ricks, DB Lance Pellegrin
Notes: H.L. Bourgeois lost to South Lafourche, 21-14, at its jamboree game last week … South Terrebonne fell to Central Lafourche, 30-21 at its jamboree game last week … South Terrebonne will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony to open its new artificial turf field at 6:45 p.m. Friday.
WHITE CASTLE AT CENTRAL LAFOURCHE
7 p.m. Friday at Trojans Stadium in Mathews (nondistrict game)
Records: White Castle (0-0 overall); Central Lafourche (0-0 overall)
Coaches: White Castle — Aaron Meyer; Central Lafourche – Keith Menard
Key players: White Castle — RB/LB Marcus Williams, QB Tahj Favorite, WR/CB Barry Richards; Central Lafourche – QB Ashtrein Duncan, RB Deon Jenkins, WR Jansen Folse.
Notes: White Castle defeated Berwick, 19-12, at the Morgan City jamboree last week … Central Lafourche topped South Terrebonne, 30-21, at its jamboree game … Duncan went 5-for-7 for 186 yards and two touchdowns in win over Gators. The Trojans scored on four of their first five possessions, which included touchdown runs of 23 and 9 yards by Deon Jenkins.
E.D. WHITE CATHOLIC AT VANDEBILT CATHOLIC
7 p.m. Friday at Buddy Marcello Stadium in Houma (nondistrict game)
Records: E.D. White Catholic (0-0 overall); Vandebilt Catholic (0-0 overall)
Coaches: E.D. White — Kyle Lasseigne; Vandebilt – Lance Ledet
Key players: E.D. White — RB Branton Vicknair, LB Holden Tabor, S Brandon Boudreaux; Vandebilt – QB/WR Gavin Dugas, WR JaCorey Wells, LB Chandler Rhodes
Notes: The game can be heard on the radio at 97.7-FM and streamed live online at VSNLouisiana.com… E.D. White tied Terrebonne 7-7 in its jamboree game last week, scoring its only touchdown on a 1-yard run from Hunter Becnel … Vandebilt lost to St. James, 26-3, in its jamboree game last week.
ASSUMPTION AT DONALDSONVILLE
7 p.m. Friday at Floyd Boutte Memorial Stadium in Donaldsonville (nondistrict game)
Records: Assumption (0-0 overall); Donaldsonville (0-0 overall)
Coaches: Assumption — Anthony Paine; Donaldsonville – Brian Richardson
Key players: Assumption — QB/WR/RB Damon Bailey, WR Jaden Tyler, OL Grant Dupaty; Donaldsonville – QB Treveyon Brown, RB Jaquavious Tenner, RB Raeland Johnson.
Notes: Assumption lost to Port Allen, 21-20, in its jamboree game last week … Donaldsonville defeated McMain, 13-8, in its jamboree last week … Bailey led the Mustangs with two touchdown passes last week, throwing a 43-yard scoring pass to Rashaun Jarvis and a 30-yard touchdown pass to Dorian Bailey. Tyler caught a 36-yard touchdown pass from Sage Rivere.
ST. CHARLES CATHOLIC AT SOUTH LAFOURCHE
7 p.m. Friday at Tarpons Memorial Stadium in Galliano (nondistrict game)
Records: St. Charles (0-0 overall); South Lafourche (0-0 overall)
Coaches: St. Charles — Frank Monica; South Lafourche – Blake Forsythe
Key players: St. Charles — DT Mason Narcisse; LB Mandell Eugene; QB Justin Dumas; South Lafourche – QB Patrick Gisclair, DB Jake Pitre, OL Jhy Orgeron.
Notes: The game can be heard on the radio at 100.3-FM … St. Charles def. Country Day, 21-7, in its jamboree last week, while South Lafourche beat H.L. Bourgeois, 21-14, at its jamboree thanks to a 90-yard interception return for a touchdown as time expired from Jake Pitre … Forsythe is a former St. Charles Catholic student who played football under Monica.
ST. JAMES AT WEST ST. JOHN
7 p.m. Friday at Rudy Dinvaut Stadium in Edgard (nondistrict game)
Records: St. James (0-0 overall); West St. John (0-0 overall)
Coaches: St. James — Robert Valdez; West St. John – Brandon Walters
Key players: St. James — QB Shamar Smith, RB Sean LeBouef, DE Saivion Jones; West St. John – QB D’Andre Gaudia; WR/S Trenton Grow; DE Kailep Edwards
Notes: St. James defeated Vandebilt Catholic, 26-3, in its jamboree game, while West St. John lost to East St. John, 47-6 … The Rams return 17 of 22 starters from a Class 1A state semifinalist team … Shamar Smith completed 8-of-13 passes for 209 yards and three touchdowns with scoring strikes of 20 yards to Shen Joseph, 69 yards to Shazz Preston and 45 yards to Logan Gravois … The game will be streamed live on VSNLouisiana.com … St. James is ranked at No. 2 in this week’s LSWA Class 3A poll, and West St. John is ranked at No. 9 in the LSWA Class 1A poll.
HOUMA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL AT HIGHLAND BAPTIST
7 p.m. Friday in New Iberia High School football field (nondistrict game)
Records: Houma Christian (0-0 overall); Highland Baptist (0-0 overall)
Coaches: Houma Christian — Chuck Battaglia; Highland Baptist – Rick Hutson
Key players: Houma Christian — QB Westyn Spry, WR/FS Eyan Webre, WR/SS Chad Portier; Highland Baptist – QB Myles Liggans, WR/DB Kylyn Jones, RB/LB Sadler Delahoussaye
Notes: The Warriors lost to Ascension Christian, 8-7, and St. John, 7-0, at their jamboree games last week … Rick Hutson spent 20 years as New Iberia head coach before joining Highland Baptist this year … Highland Baptist fell to Delcambre, 13-7, in its jamboree game last week.
CENTRAL PRIVATE AT COVENANT CHRISTIAN ACADEMY
7 p.m. Friday at John L. Guidry Stadium on the Nicholls campus in Thibodaux (nondistrict game)
Records: Central Private (0-0 overall); Covenant Christian (0-0 overall)
Coaches: Central Private — Robbie Mahfouz; Covenant Christian – Randy Boquet
Key players: Central Private — WR Cole Birdsong, RB Kaleb Fontenot, LB Mason Bailey; Covenant Christian – RB/DB Malachi Ayo, RB/LB Connor Matherne, QB/LB Blane Boudreaux
Notes: Central Private is in its first season as a Louisiana High School Athletic Association school, moving up from the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools … Central Private lost to East Iberville, 19-6, in its jamboree game … Covenant Christian defeated Hanson, 15-0, in its jamboree game last week, getting 35-yard scoring run from Malachi Ayo and a 2-yard score from Connor Matherne in the win.