Congratulations to the following Lady Broncos, 2018 Teams!

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Player Awards for 2017

Charlie Schenk - 2nd team all-district
Britney Anderson - 1st team all-district, 2nd team all-metro
Carsyn Martel - 1st team all-district, 1st team all-metro
Abby Lewis - 1st team all district, 1st team all-metro, Senior All-Star Team
Ashley Lopez - 2nd team all-district
Alyssa Wittig - 2nd team all-district
Michaela McHugh - Honorable Mention all-district
Alyssa Brashier - Honorable Mention all-district
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Softball Honors Firemen and Sheriff’s for 9/11

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Zachary’s Baylie Doiron – The Advocate’s top prep softball honors

Bailee - advocate MVPphoto by Advocate Staff - Patrick Dennis   Outstanding Player: Baylie Doiron, Zachary     Doiron had a hand — and most often a solid pitching arm — in nearly everything the Broncos did to advance to the Class 5A title game. Doiron pitched every inning of every game and finished 26-6 with 328 strikeouts and a 1.73 ERA. Opponents batted just .189 against Doiron, who also hit .379 with seven home runs and 24 RBIs. Coach of the Year: Leslie Efferson-Yellott, Zachary Skeptics may have questioned the Broncos’ No. 2 playoff seed, but there was no doubt about Efferson-Yellott’s ability to game-plan and implore her team to win. Zachary advanced to the state title game for the first time in 24 years and was the 5A runner-up. Full Advocate Article
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Zachary hires Courtney Liddle Barbour as softball coach

When Courtney Liddle Barbour watched Zachary High play in the Class 5A title-game at the LHSAA State Softball tournament, she was focused on recruiting.Barbour advocate At the time, Barbour was an assistant coach at McNeese State. Barbour was hired as the head softball coach at Zachary on Thursday. “I already knew a good bit about Zachary because we looked at a couple of their players,” Barbour said. “By watching the final, I got a chance to see the talent Zachary had, not only with those seniors but also the younger players. “It’s one of those things that worked out well for me and I’m so thankful for this opportunity. Zachary is one of the best schools in the state. I’m excited and ready to get started.”
Zachary softball coach Courtney Barbour (right) coaches first base for McNeese during a game this spring.
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Zachary softball standout Baylie Doiron’s perspective of pitching has changed over the years

Zachary softball standout Baylie Doiron’s perspective of pitching has changed over the years

  Baylie pitching advocateAdvocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS --Zachary starting pitcher Baylie Doiron (15), warms up in the third inning of Zachary's 5-0 win over Natchitoches Central Monday in a Class 5-A playoff game. ROBIN FAMBROUGH| For the majority of her softball career, Baylie Doiron thought of herself as a hitter. Pitcher was just the position she played. That all changed the past three years in a big way. Proof comes in this form — Zachary’s Doiron is one of the pitchers for the East team going into the LHSCA all-star games set for Friday and Saturday at Louisiana College in Pineville. Game times are 6 p.m. Friday and noon Saturday. “I’ve never seen the all-star games, but I know a couple of people who played in them and I’m looking forward to it,” Doiron said. “Being on the same field with the best players in Louisiana. … That’s exciting for me. “I’m going in there with the idea that I’ll have a chance to see a lot and learn a lot. It’s a great opportunity.”
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Our Lady Broncos Victory Board!

Every game we won,Victory Blackboard

we put the score and opponent on our wall to give us a constant reminder of our success.

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Congrats to Our Lady Broncos

Congratulations to the following softball players

for receiving special awards this season:

Baylie Doiron – 1st Team All District Pitcher, District MVP, 1st Team All Metro Pitcher,pic Doiron 4-14 Plains

Selected as only one of 2 pitchers for the All Star Game.

Lakyn Wales – 1st Team All District Catcher, 1st Team All Metro Catcherpic Wales 4-14 Plains

Abby Lewis – 1st Team All District Outfielder, 1st Team All Metro Outfielderstate 10

Macie Pampell – 1st Team All District Infielder, 2nd Team All Metro UtilityMacie Pampell

Carsyn Martel - 2nd Team All District OutfielderCarsyn Martel

The full list of those who made All-Metro

2016 All-Metro Team (5A and 4A)

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A Few Pics from State

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Last trip to LA War Vet Home

Good Evening, SFB VA1I wanted to share these pictures with everyone because this labor of love is so dear to my heart. This is the 6th year the Zachary High School Softball Team has been making monthly trips to the LA War Veterans' Home in Jackson, LA.  We couldn't think of a better place to celebrate our success than with these precious men we have all grown incredibly close to over the years.  SFB VA2Prior to arriving today, I was informed that 3 of the veterans that we had grown to love over the years had passed away.  I cannot express my gratitude to the ZCSB for allowing us to visit these men on a regular basis.  My softball players have one hour per month in which they devote their time and full attention to the true heroes of our society...the ones who sacrificed much and are often forgotten. SFB VA7 SFB VA3SFB VA5 Before we left today, one of the men told the team that he would not cry in front of them, but would definitely later while in private because it meant so much to him for is to simply remember him.  We might have fallen a tad short of our ultimate goal in softball this year by placing 2nd in the state, but this is truly what coaching is about in my opinion.  Former players are still making trips to visit these men after their time at ZHS is over.  Last summer, 6 players and I attending the funeral of Mr. Willie Moon in Mississippi. SFB VA6SFB VA8SFB VA4 My team has not only been successful, they have loved, lost, and learned some unforgettable life lessons along the way.  I'm so proud of this softball team, and I thank God I have had the honor to coach them. Les
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