Posted On: 06/17/22 4:46 PM

Circling back to an earlier series of stories, I looked back at the playoff performances I watched in person. Thanks to the high school league not allowing writers to be credentialed for the state tournament – this story does not include the state semi-finals or State finals. Here are some of the guys – unranked at the time and coming back for more high school football this fall - who impressed me live and on tape.
Elijah Randle RB Richfield
Randle was able to use his quickness to get to the outside on some runs. He showed his speed and footwork when he caught a screen pass and made people miss for fifteen yards.
On tape:
The junior made his most significant impact last season at corner and as a kick returner. He is a threat to break a big return every time he is kicked to. His open-field skills showed as a running back when I saw him play and show when returning kicks. He has solid ball skills as a corner and breaks well on routes. He comes up aggressively in the running game and is an effective tackler in

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