September 12, 1995 |
Risk-taking is as much a part of sports as wins and losses. Every time an athlete steps on the field he or she risks embarrassment or injury, as well as glorification and exultation. Bobby Brito, who excels at baseball and football at Cypress High, is taking a big risk in this, his senior year. Everyone who has seen Brito play baseball believes he has a future in pro ball. A 5-foot-9, 185-pound catcher, Brito's 1995 season ranks among the best by a county player in recent years--a .
May 2, 1995
* Bobby Brito's 11 home runs ties Brett Nista (Laguna Hills, '93) for fourth on county's top season list. * Pacifica climbs atop the county's softball poll with a 22-2 record. * League track and swimming finals set for Thursday, Friday. * Joost Hol, Foothill freshman tennis player, is the boys' 16s champion at the Ojai tournament.
September 9, 1995 |
In other nonleague football: Estancia 12, Cypress 7--Frough Jahid recovered a fumble by Bobby Brito midway through the fourth quarter and quarterback Jeff Perry scored on a one-yard sneak with 3:39 left to give the Eagles the victory at Newport Harbor High. Despite 150 yards rushing, Estancia trailed, 7-6, at halftime. Cypress scored on a 37-yard run by Brito with 11 seconds left in first quarter.
October 14, 1995 |
Cypress surprised its coach with a 21-14 victory over Loara in an Empire League game Friday night at Western High. The Centurions got a boost from running back Bobby Brito, who rushed for 111 yards and two touchdowns in 11 carries. The final blow came on an 11-yard touchdown pass from Nick Vanderwal to Joe Gaitley with three minutes left in the game. The Centurions got to the Saxons' 13-yard line on a 53-yard punt return by Rasham Lawrence.
October 15, 1994 |
Delonne Kelly scored two second-half touchdowns to lead El Dorado to a 20-16 victory over Cypress in a Empire League opener Friday night at Valencia High. Cypress led 10-0, late in the first half. Quarterback Mike Marzicola completed a five-yard touchdown pass to Mike Golebiowski with three seconds remaining in the half. Kelly, who rushed for 68 yards in 15 carries put El Dorado (3-3, 1-0) in the lead for good on a 13-yard touchdown run with 8 minutes 15 seconds left in the third quarter.