Large schools

Devin Brumfield


The sophomore running back rushed 23 times for 182 yards and a touchdown in the Lions’ 21-6 upset victory over Mandeville. For the season, Brumfield has rushed for 1,553 yards and 17 touchdowns. Covington will play St. Amant on Friday in the first round of the Class 5A playoffs.

Small schools

Elbert Thomas


The junior receiver caught seven passes for 163 yards in the Greenies’ 33-22 victory over West St. John. For the season, Thomas has caught 67 passes for 1,001 yards and 12 touchdowns. Newman will open in the Division III playoffs on Friday at Episcopal.


Caroline Golden


Golden, a junior, helped lead the Titans to a Division II bidistrict playoff victory on Nov. 5 against Landry-Walker. Golden led 11th-ranked Lakeshore with nine kills and five aces in the straight-set win.