River Parish Football

News Archives in November 2011

East St. John unable to hold onto early lead in playoff loss to Jesuit

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  • 11/18/11 9:50am

By Rishi Desai East St. John jumped out to a 14-0 lead but one Jesuit started scoring, the Blue Jays couldn’t be stopped. After falling behind by two touchdowns, Jesuit scored 49 straight points in eliminating the Wildcats 49-20 in the Class 5A regional playoffs Friday in Reserve. The loss ended the Wildcats’ season at 8-4. Jesuit, 12-0, advances to the Class 5A quarterfinals where the Blue Jays will host Carencro, a 28-24... Keep Reading

ESJ comes out passing in whopping 35-3 victory over Brother Martin

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  • 11/12/11 9:43am

NEW ORLEANS – Seniors on the East St. John football team did not want to go out the way previous upperclassmen had before them. The Wildcats, who had not won a playoff game in six years, made sure that didn’t happen again on Saturday afternoon with a resounding 35-3 win over Brother Martin at Tad Gormley Stadium in the opening round of the Class 5A playoffs. ESJ entered the playoffs as the No. 18... Keep Reading

ESJ captures first district title in six years with triumph over Bonnabel

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  • 11/4/11 9:31am

East St. John defeated Bonnabel 45-32 Friday night at Moss Bertilino Stadium as the Wildcats captured a district title for the first time in six years – but don’t tell coach Phillip Banko he has to share the league crown. “We are not sharing it with anyone,” Banko declared. “I don’t care what Hahnville thinks. We are the district champs. We beat them. “After tonight, it doesn... Keep Reading