playoffs

Tennis goes 13-1, prepares for state tournament
By Matthew Zacher ’18 THE ROUNDUP Varsity Tennis, led by new coach Mr. Eric Chalmers ’10, is preparing for its state tournament later this April after a 13-win season with only one loss to Chaparral. Mr. Chalmers, a Brophy graduate, played tennis at Seattle University, and is currently in his first year of coaching high school tennis. “I am proud to say that I am a Brophy alum,” he said…
Big Red Mountain 2nd half knocks Brophy in quarterfinals
Photo by Hunter Franklin ’19 | Red Mountain defeated Brophy 34-33 at Ray Laing field at Central High School Thursday Nov. 10 ending the Broncos season with a 8-4 record. Red Mountain 34 Brophy 33 By Andrew Howard ’17 THE ROUNDUP Brophy went into the second half Nov. 10 with a 26-14 lead, but it wasn’t enough to stop Red Mountain. Brophy lost to Red Mountain 34-33 at Central in…
Pittenger’s 3 TDs lead Brophy to 1st round playoff win
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | Noah Pittenger ’17 runs for a 23-yard touchdown to put Brophy up by 10 with 3 minutes remaining. Brophy defeated Pinnacle 52-42 in the first round of the playoffs Friday Nov. 4 at Phoenix College Brophy 52 Pinnacle 42 By Andrew Howard ’17 THE ROUNDUP Noah Pittenger ’17 ran for 294 yards and three touchdowns Nov. 4 at Phoenix College to defeat the Pinnacle…
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 ends season with close loss at Mountain Pointe
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | Cade Knox ’16 stiff arms a Mountain Pointe defender Nov. 13 while running the ball. Brophy lost to Mountain Pointe 35-31 in the quarter final round of the 2015 state football playoffs. Mountain Pointe 35 Brophy 31 By Andrew Howard ’17 THE ROUNDUP In a season that has been marked by dramatic finishes and close losses, Brophy found themselves 16 yards from a game-winning…
Brophy holds off Pinnacle rally to win in 2 OT
Photo by Michael Placenti ’19 | Gabe Mendoza ’16 makes 97-yard flea-flicker touchdown catch Nov. 6 to give Brophy a lead over Pinnacle. Brophy defeated Pinnacle 38-37 in double overtime in the first round of the 2015 Division 1 state playoffs. Brophy 38 Pinnacle 37 By Henry Erlandson ’16 THE ROUNDUP Brophy advances to the second round of the football playoffs after narrowly defeating Pinnacle by one point at home…
Brophy Hockey has rough launch, hoped to still succeed in D1 playoffs
Photo provided by Tyler Hinz ’16 — Tommy Boesch ’16 of the Brophy Junior Varsity Hockey team skates past a defender at the Ice Den. Varsity falls 4-3 to Notre Dame in 1st round of playoffs By Reece M. Krantz ’16 THE ROUNDUP The Brophy hockey team hopes to propel themselves into the playoffs on a positive note. They had a rough start to the season, dropping many of their…
Soccer completes playoff run as back to back DI state champions
By Christian Guerithault ’14 THE ROUNDUP Brophy Soccer went four for four in the playoffs and defeated Hamilton Feb. 15 to win its second consecutive state championship. The soccer team was led by its eight seniors, four of whom were the team captains. First year head soccer coach Mr. Noah Lewkowitz ’98 said the team captains were Alex Broglia ’14, Tyler Dial ’14, Adam Mosharrafa ’14 and Conor Coleman ’14.…
Brophy upsets Westview’s perfect season with 1st round playoff win
Brophy 28 Westview 14 By George Liddy ’14 The Roundup When asked about his performance in Brophy’s Nov. 8 first round playoff win over Westview, running back Ryan Velez ’16 said, “It was a team effort, and that’s all I have to say about that.” The 12th seeded Broncos needed both their defense and their offense in order to beat previously undefeated Westview Friday night. The defense was able to…