Senior wraps up 4 years of Bronco baseball By Connor Bradshaw Van Lier Ribbink ’13 THE ROUNDUP Finding motivation is a key ingredient in order for any athlete to achieve success, but it wasn’t hard for Charlie Coppola ’13 to find motivation before the 2013 season. It will be, after all, his final season wearing [...]
By Michael Moroney ’13 THE ROUNDUP Two-year varsity starting pitcher Michael Westra ’13 got the hang of the playoff baseball environment quicker than most during his junior season. During the Brophy baseball team’s playoff run to the state championship game last year, Westra started two games in wins for the Broncos. “We had a stacked [...]
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 [...]
By Christian Guerithault ’14 THE ROUNDUP Ryan Castellani ’14 started for the varsity baseball team last year as a sophomore and has committed to University of California, Los Angeles, where he will join an elite group of athletes. Castellani will be one of the varsity baseball team leaders as a junior this year; he is [...]
Roundup photo contributor Andrew Bender ’13 recently put together his best photos from the 2012 Brophy baseball season. The Broncos finished as the Arizona Division I runner up with a 23-10 record after they lost to Chaparral May 15 in the championship game.
Chaparral 5 Brophy 3 By George A. Liddy ’14 THE ROUNDUP A walk-off homerun by Chaparral’s Dylan Cozens gave the Firebirds the Arizona Division I title with a 5-3 win over Brophy May 15. “We walked a couple in early and that ended up being the difference…I thought Dave Graybill ’12 did a great job [...]
Walks, Chris Beall grand slam in 6th inning put Brophy on top Brophy 9 Mesquite 3 By George A. Liddy `14 THE ROUNDUP Brophy scored seven runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to defeat Mesquite High School Saturday night at Phoenix Municipal Stadium. The Broncos had trailed the entire game entering the sixth [...]
Chaparral 6 Brophy 5 By Erik T. Masingill ’12 THE ROUNDUP Although the Broncos were up 5-0 in the top of the fourth, Chaparral rallied in the later and extra innings scoring six unanswered runs to win 6-5 and advance to the state championship game at Glendale-Camelback Ranch Stadium. “A good team like Chaparral is [...]
Tennis, Lacrosse earn state titles; baseball, volleyball advance
By Michael Moroney ’13/THE ROUNDUP
Saturday, May 5 may have been the busiest sports day of the entire 2011-2012 school year for the Brophy community.
Broncos to face Chaparral in semifinals May 10 Brophy 10 Hamilton 2 By George A. Liddy ’14 THE ROUNDUP Brophy came back from an early 1-0 deficit to defeat Hamilton 10-2 Saturday, May 5 with help from Ryan Castellani ’14, who had two hits and a walk with three RBIs. “We swung the bat well [...]