It has been a whirlwind, tumultuous year for East St. John. The Wildcats started 7-0. They lost their coach, Larry Dauterive, who resigned at that point. They lost a very tough overtime game to Dutchtown. They came back with a big win over Hahnville to finish an impressive 9-1, earning the sixth-seed in 5A. For their hard work, they received the toughest assignment of any high seeded team in the playoffs.