Rod Walker’s New Orleans-area prep picks Rod Walker’s New Orleans-area prep picks Advocate staff photo by ELIOT KAMENITZ--Blaise Brown of St. Augustine High School tries to stop Edna Karr High School quarterback Devante Noil as he scrambles for yards at Tad Gormley Stadium in New Orleans, La. Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. Advocate story Sept. 28, 2013 Comments Editor’s note: Projected winners are in bold caps. Thursday’s games Christian Life vs. Haynes Salmen vs. John Ehret Riverdale at Lusher John Curtis vs. Karr Friday’s games Clark at Ben Franklin Covington at Northshore Fontainebleau at Hammond Mandeville at Ponchatoula St. Paul’s at Slidell Destrehan at Terrebonne East St. John at South Lafourche Hahnville at Thibodaux Bonnabel vs. McDonogh 35 Chalmette at Lakeshore Helen Cox at East Jefferson West Jefferson vs. Landry-Walker Pensacola, Fla. vs. Jesuit West St. John vs. Holy Cross Bogalusa at Franklinton Pearl River at Biloxi (Miss.) St. Patrick Warren Easton at BR Woodlawn South Terrebonne at Belle Chasse De La Salle vs. Thomas Jefferson KIPP Renaissance at Berwick Miller-McCoy at St. Charles Northlake Christian at Springfield Pine at Hannan St. Thomas Aquinas at Pope John Paul II Cohen at South Plaquemines Sophie Wright at Newman Carver at Fisher St. James at Riverside Ecole Classique at Houma Christian St. Martin’s vs. Crescent City Country Day vs. Ridgewood Saturday’s games Shaw vs. Higgins Grace King vs. McDonogh East Ascension vs. Brother Martin Catholic vs. Rummel Jeanerette vs. McMain Last Week: 29 correct, 10 misses (74.4 percent). Season: 87 correct, 31 misses. (73.8 percent).