Freshman tennis loses 5-4

On September 23, 2014, in News, by Bill Woods

The Freshman Tennis team lost a close 5-4 match against Perry HS on Monday. The Broncos left their blood and sweat on the courts!

 

Brophy Cross Country

On September 22, 2014, in News, by Bill Woods

Last Saturday, the Brophy Cross Country team traveled to east Mesa to compete in the King of the Mountain Cross Country Invitational. The Brophy varsity team earned third place behind Mountain View and Highland High Schools. The Broncos had 5 runners in the top 23. Talented sophomore Luke Mason was 5th, senior Luke Mailliard 9th, freshman Drew Burns 18th, followed by seniors Stephen Casillas 19th and Andrew Webb 23rd.

In the freshman 5k competition, Nick Hodge, Jake Longini, Grant Smith and Gabe Araya were in the top 20.

Next Saturday, the Broncos will compete in the prestigious Doug Conley Invitational which will include the top teams in the state.

 

From The Roundup

Game recap and photos: Brophy football tops Red Mountain in 2 OT thriller, special teams leads the way

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Brophy Swimming over Desert Vista!

On September 19, 2014, in News, by Bill Woods

The Brophy Swim & Dive team did it again! The Broncos defeated what is probably the second best team in the state, Desert Vista High School.

Brophy is now 3-0 on the season. The final score was 116-70.

First place winners were Noah Sugden – diving, Isaiah Williams – 100 fly, Jack Blake – 100 free, Grady Ottomeyer – 50 free, Tom Ottman in 200 & 500 Free and Sean Gage – 100 breast. These young men rose up to the challenge and took their Thunder away!! Great Job swimmers and divers, On The Road to 3 cubed!!!

 

JV football vs Red Mountain

On September 18, 2014, in News, by Bill Woods

The JV football team lost to a tough Red Mountain team in the 3rd game of the Triple-header on Wednesday. The final score was Red Mountain 48, Brophy 21.

 

Frosh White Team Win! Improve to 4-0!

On September 18, 2014, in News, by Bill Woods

In the second game of the Triple-header, the Freshman White Team fought back after being down in the third quarter to defeat Red Mountain, 34-27. The Broncos were paced by a three-headed rushing attack led by Erik DiMaria. Quarterback Keegan Kalkman put the game away late in the second half with a 61-yard scoring strike to Jack Fyan. Joe Black and Nate Thompson led a swarming and ferocious Bronco defense. The Broncos improve to 4-0 on the season.

 

Frosh Red over Red Mountain!

On September 18, 2014, in News, by Bill Woods

In the first game of the AIA first ever High School Football Triple-header, the Frosh RED team defeated Red Mountain 23-22. Connor McCabe booted a 32 yd FG, and AJ Meyer recorded two sacks to secure the victory.

 

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!!!

 

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