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Basketball working to earn 1st state championship
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | Coach Hooten explains rebounding techniques to the team during a drill at practice. By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Expectations for Brophy basketball soared when Gregg Rosenberg of Rivals forecasted the Broncos as the No. 1 ranked team in the state over the summer. “It was a huge compliment obviously to our program and the work that our players have put in,” said head…
Basketball edges Highland in final seconds
Brophy 65 Highland 63 By Chase Bayless ’15 THE ROUNDUP With six seconds to go and the game tied on Jan. 31, Tim Kempton ’13 was fouled as he drove toward the basket and missed the shot. As the crowd went crazy, Kempton hit both of his free throw attempts and the Broncos defense stopped Highland to walk away with the two-point win, 65-63. “I told them to switch everything,…
Basketball bucks Chaparral Firebirds in close game
Brophy 59 Chaparral 54 By P. Erik Meyer ’14 THE ROUNDUP Tim Kempton ’13 had a double-double with 22 points and Max Kufel ’15scored 15 points at the Broncos defeated their rival, the Chaparral Firebirds 59-54 at home Jan. 11. “It’s a huge one for us, especially since we’ve been in a bit of a slide lately so it’s good to beat St. Mary’s and Chap back to back heading…
Basketball defeats longtime rival Knights at home
Brophy 60 Saint Mary’s 49 By Christian Guerithault ’14 THE ROUNDUP Despite a third quarter rally and being outscored 34 to 28 in the second half, the Brophy Broncos defeated the Saint Mary’s Knights 60-49 Jan. 8 at home. Brophy never let St. Mary’s lead at any point in the game on their way to an 11-point victory. Tim Kempton ’13 led the Broncos in scoring with 20 points, shooting…
Basketball rebound after loss, knockoff Westwind Prep
Brophy 72 Westwind Prep 32 By P. Erik Meyer ’14 THE ROUNDUP The Broncos walked off the court Friday Nov. 30 with grins on their faces after beating Westwind Prep by 40 points. One night after their first loss of the season and giving up 79 points, the Broncos turned the tables. Westwood shot 26 percent on 11 of 42 for the game. “It was big, it was a big…
Broncos drop 1st loss of the season against Horizon
Brophy 66 Horizon 79 By P. Erik Meyer ’14 THE ROUNDUP     Tim Kempton ’13 scored 37 points and grabbed 11 rebounds Thursday Nov. 29 at Horizon High School. “It was a good individual performance, but basketball is a team game,” said head coach Mr. Tony Fuller. “Great players make their teams better, they carry their team to great heights.” Despite Kempton’s performance the team lost by 13, 79-66. “He had…
Basketball starts season with win over Mountain Pointe
Brophy 52 Mountain Pointe 39 By Christian Guerithault ’14 THE ROUNDUP The Broncos started off their basketball season by not letting Mountain Pointe lead at any point in the game on Brophy’s way to a 13 point victory Nov. 27 at Brophy. Max Kufel ’15 and Tim Kempton ’13 led the Broncos along with a team effort on defense. “Our zone helped us,” said head basketball coach Mr. Tony Fuller.…