Now that the 2015 prep football season is a part of history, those who helped Zachary enjoy its best season in history are starting to earn accolades.
Senior quarterback Lindsey Scott Jr. already has been named the Gatorade Louisiana Player of the Year and also is the District 4-5A Player of the Year for the second straight year. Scott, who is committed to play next season at Syracuse, finished the season with 3,039 passing yards and 33 touchdowns along with 1,963 rushing yards and 28 TDs.
David Brewerton, who has guided the Broncos to a 26-3 record in his two years as head coach, was named the 2015 District 4-5A Coach of the Year. His teams have not lost a district game in two years.
In addition, named to the first-team offense were Scott at quarterback, running back Terry Sullivan, wide receiver Douglas Coleman, center Kelton Hollins, guard Blake Anderson and kicker Ashton Bastedo. Lineman Aaron Celestine, linebacker Ty’Wan Beardon, defensive back P.J. Cannon and returner Coleman were named to the first-team defense.
On the second team were receiver Shyron White, lineman Trevor Jackson and linebacker Donovan Perkins.
Northeast players on 6-2A All-District team
Three Vikings were named to the District 6-2A All-District first team. They were lineman Leroy Roddy and linebacker Josh Cole on defense and lineman Christopher Johnson on offense. Heading the second team were running back Tyriq Kelly and receiver Ramon Parker on offense and lineman Andre Snowden and defensive back Grovonte Stewart on defense.
Zachary ends 70th in nation
Zachary finished the football season as the Class 5A state champions in Louisiana, but where do the Broncos stack up against the rest of the nation’s elite football teams?
National High School Football 100 poll had Zachary ranked as the 70th-best team in the country. Thanks to the 46-12 victory over John Ehret in the championship game, the Broncos improved from No. 87 to No. 70. Of course, polls are extremely subjective and are just someone’s opinion.
According to the HSFB 100 poll, the Catholic High School Bears, who won the select state championship, were rated No. 75 while the Rummel Raiders were No. 77. The polls will be finalized in a couple weeks once all of the states have completed their seasons and playoffs.
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