EVANS, Ga. (WJBF) – A Greenbrier High School coach is facing a Battery charge after an incident at a game Friday. In an e-mail, the school said the “physical altercation” occurred between a student and head girl’s basketball coach Zakeya Goldsberry.

Coach Goldsberry was taken to the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office and released on bond.

Here is the text of a letter that Greenbrier High School sent to parents:

On Friday, January 13, 2023, administrators at Greenbrier High were notified of a physical
altercation during halftime at the girls basketball game, that occurred between a student and
head girls basketball coach, Zakeya Goldsberry. Upon further investigation, Columbia County School District Police charged Goldsberry with family violence simple battery. Goldsberry was transported to the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office and has been released on bond. She is currently employed with the school district as an Environmental Science Teacher and head girls basketball coach at Greenbrier High. At this time, the case has been submitted to the district’s Department of Human Resources for further investigation.

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