State

Mock Trial Advances 1 team to state finals
By Alex Kirshner ’18 THE ROUNDUP The Mock Trial club had one of their three teams advance to the state finals at the Sandra Day O’Connor Courthouse on April 1. The team consisted of Cooper Ryan ’17, Will Mulkern ’17, Noah Sugden ’17, Zach McCarthy ’17, Manny Alemany ’18 and Robert Baransaka ’18. All three of Brophy’s teams took part in the regional event two weeks ago, according to the…
Soccer finishes perfect playoff run with title
By Christian Guerithault ’14 THE ROUNDUP Brophy soccer finished their championship four-game playoff ride with a perfect 4-0 record. The soccer team had no doubts all year about what had to be done in order to come out on top. “Motivation was not an issue for us because of the nature of our results in the past,” said head soccer coach Mr. Marc Kelly ’87. “We had been to the…
Baseball looks for shot at redemption
Team graduates majority of starting lineup, new strategy put to the test By P. Erik Meyer ’14 THE ROUNDUP Brophy Baseball lost to Chaparral in last year’s state championship five to three after a heart wrenching seventh inning home run. Wanting to rectify that moment is following the team into the new season. “As usual we want to win the state title, we’ve got some work to do,” said head…
Brophy advances to semifinals after close game against Red Mountain
Brophy 14 Red Mountain 13     By Chase Bayless ’15 THE ROUNDUP The Broncos survived a low scoring affair on Friday, Nov. 9 at home against Red Mountain in a game that came down to the last minute. In the matchup earlier this year between these two teams Red Mountain came away with a touchdown with just under a minute to go in the Broncos 33-31 loss. This time…
Brophy swimmers swamp state competition
By Roan Enright ’13 THE ROUNDUP Brophy remains the giant in Arizona high school swimming after winning their 24th title in a row Saturday, Nov. 5 at the Kino Aquatic Center in Mesa. Brophy ended up with a total of 412 points, almost doubling the second place team Mountain View who ended with 244 in total points. “We got such a strong team. Our strength is that we brought 19…
Brophy golf wins state championship
By Jonathan M. Gornet ’14 THE ROUNDUP Brophy golf won the state championship Oct. 29 with Tyler Kertson ’13 scoring 66 and 69. Altogether, Brophy scored 561 points in the tournament, directly ahead of Desert Vista and Hamilton. Coach Mr. John Shores took the varsity team to victory. “We finished one over par, three shots better Desert Vista, four shots better than Hamilton and Red Mountain,” Mr. Shores said. Ryan…
Hopeful playoff run squashed in championship game

One day after Brophy’s basketball bunch (21-8) chalked up a season high 96 points in the semifinals versus Mesa, they tallied just 29 points March 4 against Mesa Mountain View (27-3).

One day after never trailing, the Broncos never led.

“The best team won tonight,” said Brophy head coach Mr. Tony Fuller. “We scored 29 points tonight and that’s not going to get it done.”

Golf state team welcomes strong-putting freshman prospect

As the varsity golf team progressed late into their season, they welcomed an unordinary person onto the state team: a freshman.

Tyler Kertson ’13 is one of the smallest and youngest members of the team, but that doesn’t stop him from also being one of the best players.

Kertson said he began playing when he was only two years old with plastic golf clubs in the backyard. Watching his dad play in local tournaments, Kertson’s thirst for competition grew and he began playing competitively.