River Parish Football

News Archives in September 2018

ESJ falls to Braves in sloppy, muddy District 7-5A contest

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  • 9/28/18 8:30am

East St. John managed to cling to a 6-0 lead Thursday night in its District 7-5A contest against H.L. Bourgeois for most of the game – until the final 12 seconds. A 42-yard run by HLB running back D’Keyvion Sanders down to the East St. John 2-yard line set up a touchdown run by Trevonte Walker to tie the game with 12 seconds remain. Rodney Bouvier’s conversion gave the Braves a ... Keep Reading

East St. John seeks 2-0 district start with win over H.L. Bourgeois

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  • 9/26/18 3:49pm

Coming off its best overall performance of the year in toppling previously unbeaten Central Lafourche, East St. John looks to go to 2-0 in District 7-5A play when the Wildcats take on H.L. Bourgeois on Thursday night at Tom B. Smith Stadium in Houma. “I told the guys Central Lafourche was 3-0 for a reason. We had to play our best football in order just to compete with them,” first-year ESJ... Keep Reading

ESJ opens district with win over previously-unbeaten Trojans

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  • 9/22/18 9:07am

Taking on a team that had gotten off to a 3-0 start and had aspirations of a District 7-5A contender, East St. John would seem to need an all-around effort to defeat Central Lafourche on Friday night in Mathews. The Wildcats pretty much got it. East St. John produced two rushing touchdowns, three scores via the air and added an interception for a score. A harassing ESJ defense also tossed a shutout as the... Keep Reading

Brown, ESJ Wildcats open District 7-5A play at Central Lafourche

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  • 9/20/18 10:25am

Another slow start hampered East St. John in it’s narrow 16-14 loss to McDonogh 35 last Friday. That’s something that must be corrected going into the start of District 7-5A play when the 1-2 Wildcats travel to take on Central Lafourche at 7 p.m. Friday in Mathews. “We need to start faster with district coming along. That’s been hurting us a lot, all the way back to the... Keep Reading

Strong finish not quite enough for ESJ in loss to McDonogh 35

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  • 9/17/18 6:13pm

A 16-point first-half deficit was a bit too much for East St. John to overcome in the Wildcats’ 16-14 loss to McDonogh 35 on Friday. “We started off flat, for whatever reason,” East St. John coach Brandon Brown said. The Wildcats coach said he challenged his team at halftime. “I said in order for us to win this game, we can’t allow them to score again. The defense went out... Keep Reading