basketball

Brophy’s comeback effort denied, knocked out of playoffs by Mountain Pointe
Mountain Pointe 62 Brophy 59 By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Matthew Kempton ’17 led Brophy in scoring with 25 points Feb. 18, but Brophy could not get a first round playoff win over 16 seed Mountain Pointe. Mountain Pointe won by three points, 62-59. The Pride returned the favor after the Broncos beat them 65-62 in the regular season. Brophy finished the 2015-16 season with a 13-14 record. The…
Brophy beats Liberty on Hoopcoming night
Brophy 71 Liberty 46 By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Brophy’s Matthew Kempton ’17 tied for the team lead in scoring with Sean Dunn ’17 with 15 points Jan. 22 to help top Liberty 71-46. The win gave Brophy a .500 record at 7-7. Kempton chalked his performance and the victory up to controlling the pace. “I think we really controlled the tempo throughout the game,” he said. “Liberty was…
Brophy loses to St. Mary’s in OT despite comeback effort
St Mary’s 68 Brophy 60 By Henry Erlandson ’16 THE ROUNDUP Brophy mounted a strong comeback in the final two minutes of the game Jan. 20, but it was not enough to beat rival St. Mary’s away, making their record 8-9. Brophy struggled all night to stop St. Mary’s from grabbing offensive rebounds, especially in the first quarter when the Knights scored 10 of their first 13 points from offensive…
Mountain View’s 2nd half threes help top Brophy
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | Sean Even ’17 defends the ball on the perimeter Jan. 8. Brophy lost to Mountain View 73-48. Mountain View 73 Brophy 48 By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Brophy kept it close Jan.8 to start the game against Mountain View, but could not hold on in the second half. Mountain View beat the Broncos by a score of 73-48, dropping their record to 5-5.…
Basketball defeats Arcadia 79-58 in 1st round of Holiday Shootout
By Matthew Zacher ’18 THE ROUNDUP The Broncos defeated the Arcadia Titans Saturday at McClintock High School by a score of 79 to 58 to win their first game of the Holiday Shootout tournament. After a close first quarter, the Broncos overcame Arcadia’s full court press and jumped out to a 13 point lead at halftime. Pressure from Arcadia caused Brophy a few costly turnovers in the first quarter, but…
Saucedo’s game winner lifts Broncos over Westview
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | Carlos Saucedo ’17 hits the game-winning jumpshot against Westview at Talking Stick Resort Arena Tuesday, Dec. 22. Brophy 50 Westview 49 By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP The Broncos edged Westview Dec. 22 by a score of 50-49 at Talking Stick Resort Arena thanks in part to Carlos Saucedo ’17’s game-winning shot with 3.2 seconds left. This was the Broncos’ third win of the…
Brophy basketball bests rival Chaparral to improve to 2-3
Brophy 66 Chaparral 60 By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP The Broncos beat rival Chaparral Dec. 11 by a score of 66-60 as Matthew Kempton ’17 and Drew Shear ’17 combined for 19 points in the second half. This was Brophy’s second win of the season. Neither team could gain separation to start. The Broncos and Firebirds traded baskets to the tune of a 10-10 tie at the end of…
Basketball looks to succeed with new coach, young players
Photo by Cory Wyman ’16 – The varsity basketball team looks to make it far in the playoffs this year with young talent and a new head coach. By Henry Erlandson ’16 THE ROUNDUP The varsity basketball team expects to make it farther into the playoffs this season after losing in the first round of the playoffs last year led by a new head coach and a young team. Head…
Brophy improves to 4-3 with victory over Central
Brophy 38 Central 34 By Henry Erlandson ’16 THE ROUNDUP The basketball team nudged past the Central Bobcats at home Dec. 4 to grab a non-conference victory in a low-scoring game despite a late comeback attempt. Central’s fourth quarter surge fell short due to seven made free throws down the stretch from guard Bo Brunkhorst ’16, who finished with 10 total points. Matthew Kempton ’17 gave the Broncos most of…
Basketball surrenders early lead, loses 1st home game of season
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 — Sean Dunn ’17 blocks a shot Dec. 2 against Desert Ridge. Desert Ridge 56 Brophy 43 By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP The Desert Ridge Jaguars used an 11-2 run in the first quarter Dec. 2 to overcome a 5 point deficit and never looked back. The Broncos fell to Desert Ridge on Dec. 2 by a score of 56-43, their first game of…