Congratulations to the ZHS swim team for ending its regular season on a high note! 

The boys placed 2nd and the girls were 3rd out of 13 teams.
The next meet will be the city championships held on October 27 and 28 at Crawfish Aquatics.

Good luck, Broncos!

Boys Relays:
1st in 200 Medley (Logan Ladnier, Eric King, Aiden Peterkin, and Josh Wittig)
1st in 400 Free (Tristan Vessel, Aiden Peterkin, Josh Wittig, and Eric King)
2nd in 200 Free (Bryson Barrett, Will Drew, Tristan Vessel, and Logan Ladnier)
Girls Relays:
6th in 200 Medley  (Olivia Wheat, Hudson Trotti, Alyssa Wittig, and Sydney King)
2nd in 400 Free (Karlie Porter, Abby Yoes, Jamie Stagg, and Baska Jasicova)
3rd  in 200 Free (Karlie Porter, Abby Yoes, Jamie Stagg, and Ella Thompson)
Top 3 Individual Finishers:
Abby Yoes  1st in 50 Free and 2nd in 100 Free
Karlie Porter 2nd in 200 Free and 2nd 100 fly
Eric King 1st in 100 Breast and 2nd in 200 IM
Tristan Vessel 3rd in 100 fly
Aiden Peterkin 2nd in 100 Free
Jack Dunford 3rd in 500 free
Top 8 finishes were seen by
Jack Dunford,
Logan Ladnier,
Aiden Peterkin,
Joshua Wittig,
Tristan Vessel,
Hudson Trotti,
Sadie O’Keefe,
and Ella Thompson.

ZHS swim team- Sept 22, 2018 Meet Results. 

The Bronco swim team continues to impress!

  • Women- 5th out of 10 teams; Men- 3rd out of 11 teams; 24 personal bests times achieved!
  • Women’s 200 free and 200 medley relays placed 3rd.
  • Men’s 200 medley relay was 3rd and their 200 freestyle had a dominating 1st place finish.
  • 8 swimmers placed in the top 8 of their events. Congrats to Tristan Vessell, Logan Ladnier, Aiden Bowen, Abby Yoes, Joshua Wittig, Baska Jasicova, Jack Dunford, and Ella Thompson
  • 4 swimmers finished in the top 3 of their events. Huge shout out to Hudson Trotti – 3rd in 500 freestyle, Karlie Porter- 3rd 100 freestyle, Aiden Peterkin – 2nd in 200 freestyle and 3rd in 100 butterfly, Eric King, 1st in 100 freestyle and 1st in 100 breaststroke.
  • State qualifying times were posted by Aiden Peterkin in the 100 butterfly, Karlie Porter in the 50 free, and Eric King in the 100 freestyle and 100 breaststroke.

Congratulations to the ZHS Swim Team

Congratulations to the ZHS Swim Team for another good meet this past weekend.
The women finished 4th out of 10 teams
the men finished 4th out of 9.
The team had a total of 16 personal best times recorded!
Top 8 finishes were posted by
Aiden Peterkin
Eric King
Tristan Vessel
Jack Dunford
Logan Ladnier
Hudson Trotti
Baska Jasicova
Karlie Porter
Abby Yoes.
The boys 200 medley relay was 3rd
their 200 free relay was 2nd
the girls 200 free relay placed 3rd.
State qualifying times were made by
Karlie Porter in the 200 and 500 free
Eric King in the 50 free
200 free, and 100 fly
Aiden Peterkin in the 500 free
Eric’s times in the 200 free and 100 fly were new school records
Congrats to all swimmers on a job well-done.

State Championships 2017

The ZHS Swim Team competed in the State Championship Swim Meet on Nov. 17-18.

The girls team finished in 13th place

and the boys were 20th out of 32 teams.

All 6 relay teams placed in the top 16.

Two of the girls relays placed 10th overall.

Outstanding individual swims were turned in by

Karlie Porter where she finished 4th in the 200 free and 8th in the 500 free.

Eric King achieved a new school record in the 200 IM placing 14th while finishing 17th in his 100 fly.

Mallory Mankins was 20th in her 100 breaststroke.

It was a great season.

Coach J, ZHS, and the City of Zachary are so proud of all the team’s accomplishments.

Great job, Broncos!

City Championships 2017

Congratulations Broncos

the ladies finished 7th

the men finished 6th

with 21 teams competing

the highest finish for the Lady Broncos in school history


Top 8 individual finishers were

Mallory Mankins

Abby Yoes

Karlie Porter

Aiden Peterkin

Eric King

4 out of the 6 ZHS relay teams finished in top 8 as well

There were many great swims made throughout the weekend, and numerous personal bests were achieved. 

An additional congrats to

 Karlie Porter

who made her 5th state cut of the season in the 100 freestyle leading off the 400 free relay.

The Broncos are now preparing for the state swim meet to be held in Sulphur Nov 17-18.

Good luck, Broncos!


2017 Kick Off Meet – 9/9/17

The ZHS swim team competed in the 2017 kick off meet this past weekend at Crawfish Aquatics in Baton Rouge.

The meet was comprised of 13 local high school teams.

The broncos had a fantastic meet all around with almost all swimmers posting personal bests in their events.

The ladies finished with a total of 210 points to earn a 2nd place team finish.

The men combined for 155 points to take 6th

Top 8 finishes in individual events included

1st place in the 50 free by freshman Abby Yoes

1st place in the 100 fly by sophomore Karlie Porter

2nd place in the 100 fly by sophomore Eric King

3rd place in the 100 fly by sophomore Aiden Peterkin

and 8th place in the 100 back by sophomore Logan Ladnier

Karlie Porter and Eric King both swam their way to a Division 1 state qualifying time in the 100 yard butterfly.

Zachary’s relays placed very well.

Girls 200 free relay A team (Abby Yoes, Karlie Porter, Mallory Mankins, and Jamie Stagg) placed 2nd

while the B team (Lynndon Rushing, Ella Thompson, Hudson Trotti, and Taylor Pomeroy) finished 3rd

The girls 400 free relay A team (Jamie Stagg, Lynndon Rushing, Karlie Porter, and Maddie Beasley) finished 2nd

The A relay for the bronco men brought home the win in the 200 free relay (Eric King, Aiden Peterkin, Josh Witting, and Mikey Varnado)

While the 400 free relay (Eric King, Aiden Peterkin, Josh Wittig, and Logan Ladnier) finished 3rd

Coach Julie Johnson is extremely proud of everyone’s hard work and is looking forward to a great season. 

The bronco swim team will compete again at 7:30 on September 23 in Baton Rouge.


2017 Schedule

Congratulations Broncos – State Swim Meet

Congratulations to the ZHS Swim Team on an outstanding performance at the state swim meet.

The boys finished 9th out of 24 teams and the girls finished 14th out of 21 teams.

Top 16 swims were posted by:

* Karlie Porter- 200 freestyle and 500 freestyle

* Collin Dupuy – 200 Individual Medley and 100 freestyle

* Schyler Mire – 100 butterfly

* Austin Wittig – 50 freestyle and 100 breaststroke

* Girls 200 Medley Relay – Aly Clement, Mallory Mankins, Karlie Porter, Hannah Partin

* Girls 200 Freestyle Relay – Aly Clement, Mallory Mankins, Jamie Stagg, Ellen Manuel

* Girls 400 Freestyle Relay – Hannah Partin, Anne Marie Olson, Ellen Manuel, Karlie Porter

* Boys 400 Freestyle Relay – Aiden Peterkin, Jesse Gulledge, John Michael Varnado, Eric King

Top 8 Swims

* Schyler Mire – 100 backstroke

* Boys 200 Medley Relay – Schyler Mire, Austin Wittig, Collin Dupuy, Eric King

* Boys 200 Freestyle Relay – Collin Dupuy, Austin Wittig, Eric King, Schyler Mire

Congratulations – an outstanding weekend at the CCSL Championships

Congratulations to the ZHS swim team on an outstanding weekend at the CCSL Championships (Oct 29) this weekend.

The boys finished 3rd and the girls finished 8th.

Combined, the team finished 4th overall out of 21 teams!

This is the best overall finish ever for our school. 

  • Top 16 finishers are Aly Clement, Mallory Mankins, Karlie Porter, Hannah Partin, Ellen Manuel, Jamie Stagg, Lyndon Rushing, Anne Marie Olson, Schyler Mire, Austin Wittig, Collin Dupuy, Eric King, Aiden Peterkin, Logan Ladiner, Mikey Varnado, and Jesse Gulledge.
  • Also, congratulations to Collin Dupuy for his state qualifying times in the 200 Individual Medley and the 50 freestyle and Schyler Mire for his state qualifying times in the 100 butterfly and the 100 backstroke.
  • All swimmers recorded personal best time!  Next up is the LHSAA State Swim Meet on November 18-19 in Sulphur.

Special thanks to Mr. Jordan and Coach Brew for coming out to support our team! It is a great day to be a Bronco!

Both the Girls and the Boys Binished 2nd

Congratulations to the ZHS Swim team on an outstanding day at the pool Saturday afternoon. (October 18)

Both the girls and the boys finished 2nd.

Top swimmers were

Schyler Mire

Austin Wittig

Collin Dupuy

Eric King

Ellen Manuel

Maddie Beasley

Aly Clement

Karlie Porter

Mallory Mankins

Hannah Partin

Jamie Stagg

Jesse Gulledge

Jeremy Kearney

Anne Marie Olson

Aiden Peterkin

Logan Ladnier

William Drew

Luke Zweigle

Also, congratulations

Austin Wittig and Collin Dupuy for making a state  qualifying  time in the 100 freestyle

Karlie Porter for making a state qualifying time in the 200 Individual Medley.

Our next meet is the City Championships on October 29th and 30th at the LSU Natatorium.

Preliminaries are Saturday and finals are Sunday.