Ray Wherley Cross Country Invitational

On September 16, 2014, in News, by Bill Woods

Last Saturday, the Brophy Cross Country team competed in its first meet of the season.
All 56 runners traveled to Prescott to run the 2.9 mile course. The Frosh/Sophomore team
earned a 4th place finish, while the open junior/senior team won their event. Brophy’s varsity runners had an outstanding day, earning a 2nd place finish out of 21 teams from around the state. Outstanding performances were by senior Luke Mailliard and the outstanding freshman Drew Burns.

 

Brophy Football vs Centennial

On September 15, 2014, in News, by Bill Woods

Football falls short to Centennial despite comeback attempt

Roundup | September 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Centennial 24
Brophy 14

Photo by Ben Liu '15 | Brophy's Robert Brooks makes a touchdown catch Sept. 11 inbetween two Centennial defenders. Centennial defeated Brophy 24-14.

Photo by Ben Liu ’15 | Brophy’s Robert Brooks makes a touchdown catch Sept. 11 in between two Centennial defenders. Centennial defeated Brophy 24-14.

By Chase Bayless ’15
THE ROUNDUP

Down by three points with 2:35 left in the game, Brophy’s offense had a chance to mount a game-winning drive Thursday, Sept. 11, but were unable to do so as they lost 24-14 against Centennial.

The Broncos’ offense scored two long touchdowns through the air, but struggled at times to sustain drives.

“That’s been our issue all year. We’ve had some big plays, but no consistency,”said head coach Mr. Scooter Molander.

The two biggest plays came from quarterback Cade Knox ’16 as he delivered 43-yard and 32-yard touchdown passes.

IsaiahOliver ’15,who is the current team leader in receptions (13), receiving yards (282) and touchdowns (3) for the season, was on the receiving end of the first one as he got behind the cornerback for the score.

Sophomore Robert Brooks ’17 caught the second touchdown early in the 4th quarter. It was the first of his Brophy career and made it in traffic with two defenders draped over him.

Knox finished the night12 of 22 passing for 140 yards, along with the two touchdowns and an interception. He was also sacked three times and forced to scramble outside the pocket throughout much of the game.

The running game was led by starting tailback Ryan Velez ’16,who ran for 59 yards on 16 carries.

“We need to establish a run game much better,”Mr. Molander said in order for the offense to become more consistent.

On the defensive side of the ball, the Broncos gave up 24 points to Centennial’s run-heavy offense, but Mr. Molander said hewas pleased with their play.

I felt like our defense played well, we just needed to score more points tonight,”hesaid.

In the fourth quarter down 17-14, the team had the ball on two different drives, but failed to get any points out of it. However, they were also pinned back deep in their own territory both times.

Centennial then put the game out of reach after a touchdown run with 44 seconds left, leading to the 24-14 defeat.

The Broncos will look to halt their two-game skid next week when they play at Red Mountain Friday, Sept. 19.

Notes:

  • “We had some miscues personnel wise on special teams that cost us essentially a turnover the first time it happened,”Mr. Molander said.
  • The defense forced one turnover in the form a fumble recovery, which led to the Oliver touchdown on the very next play.
  • All of Centennial’s kickoffs were deliberately short and away from Brophy’s returners.
  • This is Bronco’s second straight loss to Centennial after losing last year 17-13.
  • The team’s next opponent, Red Mountain, is 0-3 on the season.
 

Brophy swimming over Pinnacle!

On September 12, 2014, in News, by Bill Woods

Congratulations to the Brophy Swim & Dive team for its 2nd win of the season over Pinnacle High School at our beautiful New Aquatic Center. The score was 152-48. First place winners where Noah Sugden – diving, Isaiah Williams – 200 and 100 free, Jack Blake – 200 IM, Grady Ottomeyer – 50 free, Mike Niezgodski – 100 fly, Zach Paliscak – 100 back, Sean Gage – 100 breast and winning the 500 free with one of the best times ever swam in the State of Arizona – Tom “The Man” Ottman. Great Job swimmers and divers, On The Road to 3 cubed!!!

 

Freshman tennis vs Basha

On September 12, 2014, in News, by Bill Woods

Congratulations to the Brophy freshman tennis team for beating Basha high school 7-2. Ryan Straneva led the way with victories in both singles and doubles. The team is undefeated with a record of 5-0.

This is a great achievement considering that there are 30 members of the team and that the players have been divided into three nearly equal teams that have been competing against other schools. Way to work Broncos!

 

JV Football over Centennial 34-14

On September 11, 2014, in News, by Bill Woods

Congratulations to the JV Football Team for their 34-14 win over Centennial!

 

Freshmen RED beat Centennial 43-42!

On September 11, 2014, in News, by Bill Woods

The Freshman “RED” team defeated Centennial 43-42 on Wednesday night. The Broncos scored their final TD with 53 seconds left to bring the score to 41-42. Tommy Trudeau connected with TE Jake McIvor on a 3yd pass for the 2pt. conversion. Thomas Holben led the offensive attack rushing for almost 100yds. Jack Wambaugh, A.J. Meyer, and Jake McIvor made key plays on defense, and Carson Kurtz’s interception with 28 seconds left sealed the victory.

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Freshman Tennis vs Chandler

On September 11, 2014, in News, by Bill Woods

Congratulations to the Freshman tennis team for their 9-0 win over Chandler on Wednesday. The team received great doubles play by Caleb Lucero, Enrique Ortega, Graham Armknecht and Zack Mashni.

 

Frosh White Football v. Basha

On September 9, 2014, in News, by Bill Woods

The Brophy Freshman Football White Team defeated the Basha Bears on Friday night, 51-0. The Broncos put up 28 points in the 1st Quarter, including two special teams touchdowns. The Baby Bronco defense came away with its second shutout of the season, while the offense was paced by rushing touchdowns from three different players. The Broncos now sit at 3-0 on the season.

 

Antigua National Invitational – Brophy Wins!

On September 7, 2014, in News, by Bill Woods

The Broncos defended their title and won the 2014 Hamilton Antigua National Invitational, beating 2nd place Hamilton by 13 shots. The team was led on day 1 by junior Chip Getz and his 1 under par round of 71 and on day 2 by junior Michael Feagles and his 3 under par round of 69.

Brophy Scores:

Michael Feagles 75 69

Chip Getz 71 74

Ryan Metzler 76 75

Tim Heslin 76 76

Jack Geurtz 84 79

Antigua Team photo

 

Brophy vs Hamilton Varsity Football

On September 7, 2014, in News, by Bill Woods

A great recap of the Hamilton football game by the Roundup can be found at this link:

http://www.brophybroncos.org/roundup/index.php/2014/09/hamilton-drops-broncos-at-home-41-6/

 

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