Avoyelles traveling to Menard set as the Game of the Week

ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - The last week of the season is here and there are plenty of storylines including the matchup between the Avoyelles Mustangs and the Holy Savior Menard Eagles which is shaping up to be an old-fashioned, physical game.


Menard is coming off of a 20-7 win against Winnfield, snapping their two-game losing streak. This season they haven't exactly protected home field as they sit at 1-3 when playing in Alexandria along with a 5-4 record overall.

On the other side, Avoyelles has done what a team has to do to make a deep run in the playoffs—win road games. They boast a 3-1 road record and a 6-3 overall record.

Both teams take pride in running the football.

For the Eagles, they’re led by runners like Dru Scully and Will Thomson. As for the Mustangs, Donnell Carter, who has 1,492 yards rushing, and Carlos Bazert lead the charge of their smash-mouth offense.

Other games happening this week
Bolton @ Tioga
Leesville @ Peabody
Avoyelles @ Menard
Caldwell Parish @ Marksville
Grant @ Buckeye
LaSalle @ Montgomery
Oakdale @ Pickering
DeQuincy @ Rosepine
Pineville @ Ouachita
ASH @ West Ouachita
Benton @ Natchitoches Central
Bunkie @ Many
St. Mary @ Block
Northwood @ Logansport

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