Stars of the South: Louisiana
Rickey Jefferson
Rickey Jefferson
South Recruiting
Posted Aug 30, 2011
Mike Coppage

Scout Presents the Stars of the South, Louisiana Edition. We'll share with you the top performances from the weekend of August 27th.

  • Rickey Jefferson

    Wide Receiver/Defensive Back - 6-0, 185


    Jefferson intercepted a pass and ran for a touchdown in Destrehan's 14-6 win over Lutcher. He also defensed/broke up several passes and returned an interception to the house (although it was negated by penalty).


  • Jay Washington

    Safety - 6-2, 200

    St. Paul's

    Washington, a junior, set the tone for the game on the first two plays from scrimmage. On the first play, he delivered a vicious hit to a would-be receiver; separating the football in the process. On the next play, Washington blitzed, sacked the QB and forced a fumble that put Archbishop Rummel in a 3rd-and-14 position.


  • Carlton Perkins

    Running Back - 5-11, 180


    Perkins, also a junior, ran for 186 yards on 13 carries with two touchdowns in Walker's 28-6 win over Pine.


  • Jontrey Tillman

    Defensive Back - 5-9, 165

    West Saint Mary

    Tillman, a Stanford commit, returned an interception for a touchdown in West Saint Mary's romp over Morgan City.


  • Jarett Triplett

    Defensive Tackle - 5-8, 205


    Triplett stripped a fumble from a Bastrop RB, snatched the football before it dropped to the ground, and brought it back to paydirt. Triplett added a forced fumble, sack and two more tackles in his team's win over Bastrop.


  • Devin Eaglin

    Running Back - 5-9, 210


    Eaglin, a bruising senior back, gained 73 yards on 11 carries and scored once in Class 3A Westlake's 12-0 upset of Class 5A Sulphur.


  • Darion Monroe

    Quarterback - 5-10, 175

    East St. John

    Monroe, a four-star cornerback and Texas A&M commit, plays QB on the high school level. He tossed two scoring strikes to WR Rashad Green in the Wildcats' win over St. Charles Catholic.


  • Kameryon Brown

    Safety - 6-2, 200

    Southern Lab

    Brown collected 14 tackles on defense and caught a touchdown pass at TE for the Class A Kittens. Brown was the sole bright spot in his team's one-sided loss to Class 5A Scotlandville.


  • Jalen Nixon

    Quarterback - 6-2, 225


    Nixon connected with WR Shawn Thomas on a 10-yard fade for a TD and set up two more scores with adept passing and strong running. Carencro defeated Cecilia, 24-0.


  • Donald Gage

    Wide Receiver - 5-10, 165


    Gage and the Wolves dropped their jamboree game to Class 5A Catholic-BR, but Gage performed well, accumulating 70 receiving yards, scoring a touchdown and also converting on a two-point conversion.


  • Clarence Scott

    Safety - 6-4, 205

    East St. John

    Scott had one big play and it was a monster. He chased down St. Charles Catholic RB Lazedrick Thompson near the end of an 80-yard run and forced the Tulane commit to fumble away the football near the goal-line. Thus, East St. John's win was preserved, and it was also the first time East St. John had prevailed against St. Charles Catholic in three years.


  • Kolby Copeland

    Quarterback - 6-2, 185


    Copeland directed his team to a 20-7 win over crosstown Bossier City rival Airline. On the first play from scrimmage, Copeland found Malcolm Rogers for a 48-yard TD pass.

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