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Sports Cast 11/21

Sports Cast for November 21st:

Brock Miller had 20 points and Elliott Zirwas added 16 points as John Carroll hit 33 free throws last night and defeated Okeechobee, 59-52 in boys’ basketball action. Demetrius Clark had 16 points and eight rebounds to lead the Brahmans, who fell to (0-2). Rams Coach Jimmy Hebb said his team pounded the ball inside and got easy shots and free throws. John Carroll jumped out to an early 13-4 lead. Okeechobee cut a 19 point fourth quarter lead to seven in the final minutes.

Jimmy Hebb on John Carroll win

Brahman Coach Demetre Riles says the Rams wanted the ball inside and didn’t do anything special. Bubba Fludd had nine points and six steals for Okeechobee.

Demetre Riles on loss to John Carroll

The Brahman junior varsity team defeated John Carroll 49-25. Janavious Futch had 18 points. The JV also defeated Immokalee this week 63-36. Futch had 17 points, Addiel Zamaro 15 and Joseph Benjamin 14 points in that victory.

Yearling boys’ basketball lost at Gifford last night, 59-22.

Brahman boys soccer lose 2-1 at Lincoln Park Academy, the Junior Varsity prevails 8-2.

The sports schedule tonight includes OHS boys’ basketball hosting Westwood at 6 pm for JV and varsity at 7:30 pm. Moore Haven boys and girls hoops visit Marco Island at 4:30 and 6 pm. Moore Haven boys’ soccer hosts West Glades today at 4 pm.

Sports Cast 11/20

Sports Cast for November 20th:

Girls’ soccer defeated Westwood for their first win of the season, 3-1 last night. Hannah Raulerson and Marisol Solis had goals for Okeechobee. Coach Lori Harper Kyle said the girls played much better on both ends of the field and gave her a good effort on the field. Raulerson dribbled alone from the mid field line to score and give Okeechobee a 2-0 lead in the first half.

She said the cold weather gave her adrenaline and her teammates really responded with a strong effort. Trudy Walker had 19 points and Antonette Booth added 17 points as Fort Pierce Westwood blew out Okeechobee, 59-10 in girls high school basketball last night.

Lori Harper-Kyle and Hannah Raulerson on soccer win over FPW

Trudy Walker on win over Chobee

Okeechobee had 42 turnovers in the contest due to aggressive, hard defense by the Panthers. Walker says that is what they are coached to do. Shytria Ash led Okeechobee with four points and six rebounds. Okeechobee won the Junior varsity contest 20-15.

Yearling girls’ hoops open the season with a 34-7 loss to Sebastian Middle. Sha’Myra Williams had four points. Osceola boys hoops lost to Oslo 52-20, Evan Neal led the Warriors with 12 points.

On the sports schedule today, Lady Brahman basketball hosts John Carroll at 6 pm. Boys’ basketball plays John Carroll at home too, the JV at 4:30 and the varsity around 7:30 pm. Yearling basketball visits Gifford at 4:30. Osceola basketball visits Sebastian Middle at 4:30. Brahman boys’ soccer visits Lincoln Park with JV at 5 and varsity at 7. Moore Haven boys’ hoops visit Imagine school in North Port and boys’ soccer visits First Baptist at 7 pm while girls’ soccer hosts First Baptist tonight at 5 pm.

Sports Cast 11/19

Sports Cast for November 19th:

Taylor Trent #5 is defended by Kayman Robinson of Clewiston

Taylor Trent #5 is defended by Kayman Robinson of Clewiston

Immokalee jumped out to an 11 point lead after the first quarter and defeated Okeechobee 62-55 last night in boy’s hoops action. Demetrius Clark had 15 points and Bubba Fludd added 12 points for the Brahmans. Osceola girls’ hoops opened with a 36-16 home defeat to Oslo last night. Judele Root led the Lady Warriors with 8 points in the contest.

Brahman soccer goal keeper Fernando Perez says he doesn’t mind having to pull more of the load this year as the defense and goal keeping will have to keep the team in matches.

Fernando Perez on boys soccer season

Monday they battled Jensen Beach to a scoreless tie.

Perez says he feels it’s his job to stop shots. Perez predicts the team will return to regional play this year. He said as a senior it’s his role to pick up and encourage his teammates

Travis Lagon and Virginia Villarreal on Clewiston hoops win

On the sports schedule today, Lady Brahman basketball will host Fort Pierce Westwood with JV at 5:30 and varsity at 7 pm.

Girls’ soccer will host Westwood at 5 pm.

Lonnie Sears on tie with Jensen Beach

Sports Cast 11/18

Taylor Trent #5

Taylor Trent #5

Sports Cast for November 18th:

Gabriel Hernandez #23

Gabriel Hernandez #23

Virginia Villarreal came off the bench to score seven points in the fourth quarter and Kiana Hardy hit both ends of a 1 and 1 with 15 seconds left to lead Clewiston to a 45-43 victory over Okeechobee in girls’ hoops last night. Sha’Daija Williams and Taylor Trent both had 13 points for Okeechobee.

Villarreal scored some big buckets in the final two minutes near the hoop that kept the Tigers ahead. Okeechobee had the last possession but couldn’t get a shot off as the final three seconds ran off the clock.

Clewiston Coach Travis Lagon wasn’t pleased with his team’s execution but was glad to leave Okeechobee with a victory.

Boys’ soccer last night ties Jensen Beach 0-0 at windy Brahman Stadium. Both teams had their opportunities to score but couldn’t capitalize. Brahman Coach Lonnie Sears was pleased with the teams’ unselfishness and passing but still is looking for some goal scorers.

JV soccer lost to Jensen Beach 2-1. JV girls’ basketball fell to Clewiston, 42-34.

On the sports schedule today, Osceola hoops host Oslo at 4:30 for girls, 5:45 for boys. Okeechobee high boys’ hoops open the regular season at Immokalee tonight, JV at 5:30 and varsity at 7 pm. Yearling hoops host Sebastian today at 4:30 and 5:45. Girls’ soccer visits Fort Pierce Central at 4 pm.

Sports Cast 11/17

Sports Cast for November 17th:

The Centennial Lady Eagles rolled in the second half to a 60-23 victory over Okeechobee, dropping the Lady Brahmans to 0-3 Friday. Centennial outscored Okeechobee 31-8 in the second half. Miranda Davis had 11 points and Jasmine Holder added 10 points for the Eagles. Cheyenne Nunez led Okeechobee with six rebounds. Dymond Wiggins and Taylor Trent both had five points.

Coach Joe Smith said the team played well in the first half but made youthful mistakes in the second half. He says he expected some growing pains this season.

The Lady Brahmans host Clewiston tonight, with Junior Varsity at 5:30 and varsity to follow.

Varsity boys soccer opens their season tonight at home against Jensen Beach at 7 pm.

Sports Cast 11/14

Sports Cast for November 14th:

Raven (Raveen) Gobourne had 20 points and Quenisha Williams added 18 points to lead Lake Placid to a 60-41 win over Okeechobee in girls’ basketball last night. Cheyenne Nunez led Okeechobee with nine points. Dymond Wiggins added eight points. The Dragons got a lot of easy baskets on transition and on put backs inside. Gobourne said the team expected a physical game and got one. Qwana Williams added nine points for Lake Placid.

Baylee Farless grabed 11 rebounds for Okeechobee.

Lake Placid won the junior varsity tilt 42-23 with Dontaysha Gobourne leading the way with 22 points.

Sebastian Fulleda on OHS wrestling

On the sports schedule tonight Lady Brahman basketball host Centennial with varsity tip at 4:30 pm

The annual powder puff football game is also played at Brahman Stadium at 7 pm

Big Lake Area high schools in the football playoffs tonight include Clewiston hosting Orlando Jones in Class 4A. Glades Central will host Gulliver Prep in 4A. Glades Day will host Dade Christian in 2A.

The Chobee Wildcats play in two championship games in the Tri County youth football league tomorrow in Indiantown at Timer Powers park starting at 10:30 am.

Sports Cast 11/13

Sports Cast for November 13th:

Brahman Boys' Basketball

Brahman Boys’ Basketball

Okeechobee got 12 points from Demetrius Clark and eight points from both Lashawn Mosley and Chris Epps as they defeated Desoto, 61-41 at the Brahman preseason classic last night. Okeechobee played much better on defense and on the boards, limiting the Bulldogs to only 14 points in the first half.

Demetrius Clark on win over Desoto

Brahman Coach Demetre Riles says he knew his team had an advantage and wanted to insure his team executed the game plan. Clark hit an early three point basket and the Brahmans had 11 different players score points in the game.   He said the effort was there from his teammates. Shawn Brown led Arcadia with 13 points. Clewiston defeated Lake Placid 53-43 in the other game.

Demetre Riles on win over Desoto

Demetre Riles after loss to Lake Placid

Kaetwon Lowe on winning shot over chobee

Boys’ soccer lost at Fort Pierce Central 2-1 in their season opener last night.

Moore Haven girls’ soccer is off to an (0-2) start with a 5-1 loss to Jupiter Christian and a 4-1 loss to Lake Placid.

The Okeechobee Wildcat youth football will have two teams 7-8 and 11-12 play in the Tri county Youth football league championship games Saturday morning in Indiantown starting at 10:30 am at Timer powers Park.

On the sports schedule today, Lady Brahman basketball visits Lake Placid with JV at 6 pm. Moore Haven boys’ soccer visits South West Florida Christian at 4 pm.

Sports Cast 11/12

Sports Cast for November 12th:

Kaetwon Lowe (Kay Tron) hit a three point basket as time expired to lead Lake Placid to a 61-58 victory over Okeechobee at the Brahman preseason classic last night.

Lake Placid had 7 seconds to bring the ball up the court and Lowe got a good look from the right wing to give the Dragons the victory. He said it was all about keeping composure. Okeechobee fell behind early 19-5 but battled back in the second half to tie the score on a Roshell Thomas free throw at 58, setting the stage for Lowe’s heroics.

Brahman Coach Demetre Riles said his team had nothing to hang its heads for because they worked hard. Riles said the team must improve on defense and especially on rebounding. The team shot 22 of 65 from the floor. Demetrius Clark led Okeechobee with 18 points, five rebounds and five steals.

Thomas had 13 points and Gerald McKee had 12 points. In the other game Clewiston blew out Arcadia, 66-24. Tonight Clewiston faces Lake Placid at 5:30 and Okeechobee plays Arcadia around 7 pm.

Lady Brahman basketball was blown out, both varsity and junior varsity at South Fork Monday.

On the sports schedule today, boys’ soccer opens their season at Fort Pierce Central at 6 pm. Moore Haven boys and girls soccer are in action, the boys at Atlantic Christian Academy at 6 pm and the girls at Glades Day at 4 pm.


Sports Cast 11/11

Sports Cast for November 11th:

Hannah Raulerson #7 and Callie Swant #21 defend South Forks Victoria Pacheco Monday.

Hannah Raulerson #7 and Callie Swant #21 defend South Forks Victoria Pacheco Monday.

Brahman boys’ hoops open up tonight with a preseason tournament tonight   Arcadia, Lake Placid and Clewiston also are involved in the tournament tonight and Wednesday. Games are to begin at 5:30 this evening.

New boys coach Demetri Riles has required a lot more off the court from his players; he expects better academics, school attendance and behavior. He also wants a more disciplined team on the court.

Riles says so far the response from the players has been great. The team returns just two starters from last year’s team which struggled in the second half.

Riles says he expects the team to compete right away. Key players will include Roshell Thomas, Demetrius Clarke, Bubba Fludd when healthy, Tyrone Joseph, and several others.

Demetri Riles on boys hoops season

Lady Brahman soccer crushed by South Fork last night, 10-0, the game ended on the mercy rule at halftime.

On the schedule today in addition to the boys’ preseason basketball tournament, Moore Haven girls’ basketball will visit South West Florida Christian at 5 pm.

Sports Cast 11/7

Sports Cast for November 7th:

Okeechobee cross country set for tomorrows regional at South Fork high school. The boys’ team finished runners up at districts and the entire team will compete. Vernice Leon, who finished seventh at districts, will be the only Lady Brahman in the race.

Leon says she was happy with how she did at districts. Daniel Shelley led the boys’ team with a fifth place finish at districts. He too is a sophomore. He said he had to earn this finish at districts. Mariah Mosley came off the bench to grab eight rebounds and score four points as Okeechobee rallied from a seven point halftime deficit to defeat Moore Haven, 31-25 last night at the Lady Brahman preseason classic.

Vernice Leon on district cross country

Daniel Shelley on district cross country

Mosley said the team won with defense after a half time pep talk but struggled against the determined Lady Terriers.

Taylor Trent led Okeechobee with nine points.

Darlah Cypress and Sunni Bearden each had 10 points for Moore Haven.

John Carroll defeated Glades Day in the other game, 45-27.

On the sports schedule tonight, Brahman football ends their season against state ranked Clewiston. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 this evening.

Vincent Lewis on Moore Haven win over JC

Joe Smith on win over Moore Haven

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