Janie O’Connor signed with the University of Kentucky to run,
and Evan Landry signed with Southeastern to throw Javelin.
Anthony Fidanza signs to play baseball at Holmes Community College
Zachary High members of the band, baseball, basketball, cheerleading, cross-country, dance, football, soccer, swim, tennis, track, volleyball and wrestling teams met Aug. 18 with their coaches and Athletic Director David Brewerton to organize flood cleanup efforts in Baker, Baton Rouge, Central, Denham Springs and Zachary.
Brewerton and Athletic Secretary Dianne LeBlanc spearheaded the effort, sending teams and their coaches to the Blairstown Drive area in Baker; Park Forest and Frenchtown Road areas in Baton Rouge; the Bluefield Drive area in Central; Kline Street and Sandlewood Court in Denham Springs; and Castle Place, Little Farms, The Oaks and Redwood Lakes subdivisions as well as Plank Road area businesses and First Baptist and Fellowship churches in Zachary.
“The athletes have been going out into the community all week, helping where they can,” LeBlanc said.
The Zachary Community School District is pleased to announce the appointment of Coach David Brewerton as the district’s new Athletic Director.
“We are excited about having Coach Brewerton as our Athletic Director. We know that his track record will be helpful in building our programs while developing young men and women into champions both academically and in athletics,” commented Mr. Scott Devillier, Superintendent of the Zachary Community School District. “Coach Brewerton has brought all the qualities we look for in our employees, including character, leadership and integrity.”
In his position as Head Football Coach for Zachary High School, Brewerton has seen the Broncos to the state playoffs, with a state championship win in 2015. Brewerton formerly served as head football coach at Livonia High School, leading his team to the 3A State Championship Game in 2013, 6 football playoff appearances in seven seasons, and Livonia’s first ever quarter-final and semi-final berth in 2012. During his tenure with Livonia, Brewerton has been named the Warrick Dunn Sportsline 9 Coach of the Year, Class 3A Coach of the Year, Baton Rouge Metro Coach of the Year, NOLA.com Coach of the Year, ESPN Radio Coach of the Year, and Pointe Coupee Parish Coach of the Year.
On the appointment, Coach David Brewerton says, “I am extremely excited and humbled to have the opportunity to work with our entire athletic department. The student athletes at Zachary hold themselves to a higher standard and I feel privileged to be able to work with them on a daily basis. The Zachary Community School District has achieved excellence in the academic field; it is important that we continue to strive for that same excellence through our athletic department as well.”
David Brewerton brings a strong breadth of coaching and teaching experience, including: assistant football and wrestling coach at Redemptorist High School from 1998-2003, where he was part of two football state titles and five wrestling state titles; coach for both Catholic Pointe Coupee and Jesuit High School; head coach position at Livonia High School, during which the team reached the quarter-finals, semi-finals and state finals in a three year run. Brewerton graduated from Catholic High School as a football player and wrestling team member before going on to earn his Bachelor of Science from Louisiana State University, a Master of Science in Sports Administration from the University of Southern Mississippi, and Certification in Health and Physical Education with the state of Louisiana.
Compiled a 14-3 record with a regional runner-up finish and berth in the Division I quarterfinals.
The Division I, Region 3 champion was 13-4 and advanced to the Division I quarterfinals.