Advocate sportswriter Rod Walker’s weekly prep football picks. Picks in bold and all caps.

Thursday’s games

Chalmette at Higgins, 6:30 p.m., Hoss Memtsas

Belle Chasse at McDonogh 35, Pan American

McMain at Curtis, Muss Bertolino

Friday’s games

Clark at KIPP RenaissancE, 3:30 p.m., Pan American

Grace King at St. Charles

Ben Franklin at Haynes Academy, Joe Yenni

Miller-McCoy at Lutcher

Lake Area vs. Landry-Walker, Behrman

District 6-5A

Mandeville at Covington

St. Paul’s at Fontainebleau

Ponchatoula at Hammond

Slidell at Northshore

District 7-5A

Hahnville at South Lafourche

Bourgeois at Terrebonne

Thibodaux at Central Lafourche

East St. John at Destrehan

District 8-5A

Ehret at West Jefferson, Hoss Memtsas

District 9-5A

St. Augustine at Jesuit, Tad Gormley

District 8-4A

East Jefferson at Lakeshore

Pearl River at Salmen

Riverdale at Franklinton

District 9-4A

Karr at Warren Easton, Pan Am

District 11-3A

De La Salle at Lusher

District 8-2A

Sophie B. Wright at Fisher

Newman at South Plaquemines

Carver at Riverside

Cohen at St. James

District 7-2A

Northlake Christian at Pope John Paul II

District 8-1A

White Castle at West St. John

District 9-1A

Covenant Christian at St. Martin’s

Crescent City at Ridgewood

Houma Christian at Country Day, 3 p.m.

Saturday’s games

District 8-5A

Bonnabel at Cox, Noon, Hoss Memtsas

District 9-5A

Brother Martin at Rummel, 2 p.m., Joe Yenni

Holy Cross at Shaw, 7 p.m., Hoss Memtsas

Last week: 27 correct, 8 misses (77.1 percent)

Season: 249 correct, 63 misses (79.8 percent)