ESJ Wildcats take down H.L. Bourgeois 34-20

Published 8:03 am Saturday, October 10, 2020

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HOUMA — East St. John collected its second win of the season in a five-day stretch Wednesday evening. The Wildcats traveled to Houma to face H.L. Bourgeois in the district opener and ended the night with a 34-20 win.

The second quarter showcased explosive play as The E collected 28 points. Senior quarterback Marcus Jackson performed well on the field and brought home a 14-yard touchdown run. Sophomore Cortez Fisher was another standout during the game with 189 yards rushing. Fisher’s efforts included a two-point conversion rush and a score on a 28-yard run.

The Wildcats grew complacent and failed to score in the second half of the game. However, the first half was enough to carry the win.

East St. John is now 2-0 for the season and 1-0 in district.

The next scheduled game will be at home against Hahnville on Oct. 16.