Soccer

Broncos score early goal, hang on to beat Tolleson
Brophy 1 Tolleson 0 By Nick May ’13 THE ROUNDUP Riggs Lennon ’13 scored in the fifth minute against Tolleson, which would be the only point of the match and seal a 1-0 Brophy win. The goal came after Justice Kelly ’13 headed a corner by Ryan Grotjohn ’13 to the feet of Lennon. “It’s always great to score for the team. It always feels good,” Lennon said. After 15…
Soccer returns ‘good core of seniors’ after championship loss
Alec Vick ’15 & Chase Bayless ’15 THE ROUNDUP Last year, the Brophy Soccer team made it to the state championship for the third time in four years. The game ended with an unfamiliar fate for the Broncos with a heartbreaking 2-1 loss in overtime to Hamilton. “It was a hard pill to swallow, but it’s these difficult experiences that help us in the future,” said head soccer coach Mr.…
Soccer loses state championship in second golden goal overtime
Brophy 1 Hamilton 2 By Michael Moroney ’13 THE ROUNDUP After a 107 minute marathon game, a sudden death Hamilton goal gave the Huskies a 2-1 victory over the Brophy soccer team in the second overtime period of the state championship game on Saturday, Feb. 11 at Campo Verde High School. The Broncos and Huskies would have gone to penalty kicks just minutes later had the game remained tied at…
Soccer headed to state championship rematch with overtime Tolleson win
Brophy 3 Tolleson 2 By Rohan Keith Andresen ’12 & Ian Christopher Beck ’12 THE ROUNDUP Playing on the same field where they captured a state championship a year ago, the Brophy soccer team staged a two goal comeback against Tolleson High School Feb. 8, pulling out a 3-2 overtime win to vault them into the 2012 state championship game against Hamilton. Tolleson took a 2-0 lead but the Broncos…
Broncos strike into quarterfinals, win with five against San Luis
Brophy 5 San Luis 0 By Alex Stanley ’12 THE ROUNDUP Riggs Lennon ’13 completed a hat-trick in Brophy soccer’s 5-0 first-round playoff win against the San Luis Sidewinders Tuesday, Jan. 31. The game, held at Chaparral High School, featured the No. 6 ranked Broncos against the No. 11 ranked Sidewinders. Lennon ended his slow start to the game with a header off of a throw-in, a close-range cutback shot…
Soccer, basketball celebrate break with tournament championships
By Erik T. Masingill ’12 THE ROUNDUP While most students, teachers and administrator at Brophy were on their Christmas break, the soccer and basketball teams both managed to finish first place in their winter tournaments. The soccer team participated in the Arizona Soccer Showcase at the Scottsdale Sports Complex Dec. 27-30. The Broncos went 4-0-1 in the showcase to get into the championship round. They tied Catalina Foothills (1-1), then…