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Sports Cast for January 26th:
Okeechobee girls’ hoops celebrated senior night with a 46-29 victory over Inlet Grove to end the regular season.
Taylor Trent had 12 points; Sha’Dasia Williams added 10 points and Hailey Greeson had eight points for Okeechobee.
Coach Joe Smith said his older players showed leadership in this game. One of the seniors, Greeson, had a season high in points, as the veterans got more playing time on the court.
She said it was a bitter sweet moment for the team. Okeechobee finished the regular season at 6-14. They will face South Fork on Wednesday in the district tournament at Fort Pierce Westwood at 4:30 pm.
There are no sporting events scheduled today.
Sports Cast for January 23rd:
Boys basketball lost at home last night to Vero Beach 56-42 to fall to (5-16) on the season. Vero Beach improved to (14-5).
Senior Adam Simmons took home the Brahman Award for boys bowling this year. He was one of the most improved bowlers on the team. He thanked teammate Brian Chapman for helping him to improve. He said the award is something he’ll remember. Simmons intends to join the US Army after graduation.
On the sports schedule this weekend, Girls basketball tonight hosts Inlet Grove for their senior night game. Tip-off is at 6 pm.
Moore Haven girls’ and boys’ basketball host Everglades City tonight, it is the girls’ senior night. Girls tip at 5:30 and boys around 7 pm.
OHS boys’ basketball will host Immokalee Saturday night for three games, freshmen at 4, junior varsity at 5:30 and varsity tip around 7 pm.
Moore Haven boys’ hoops will host Jensen Beach Saturday with JV at 11:30 and varsity at 1 pm.
Sports Cast for January 22nd:
Jamaar Davignaud made two free throws and made a key steal in the final 30 seconds to score a layup to lead St. Lucie West Centennial to a 55-54 victory over Okeechobee in boys basketball last night. Brahman Coach Demetre Riles was not disappointed with the effort of his team. It was a close game throughout. Okeechobee held a 25-22 half time lead and led 43-42 after the third quarter.
Antawyn Fludd had 15 points and Fred Bradley scored 10 points before fouling out. Coach Riles said his team played hard defense but gave up too many layups in their man to man.
St. Lucie West Centennial hit 21 of 26 free throws in the game.
Osceola middle boys ended their season with three wins as they defeated Pemayetv Emahakv 39-31. Evan Neal led the way with 12 points. Donovan Harris had 10 points for the Seminoles.
Pemayetv won the girls’ game 33-21, Aleina Micco scored 21 points.
Lady Brahman basketball lost at Centennial 60-28.
Boys’ soccer season ends with a 6-0 loss to South Fork at the district tournament
The sports schedule today
PECS basketball at Everglades City 5/6:30 pm
Sports Cast for January 21st:
Okeechobee football is changing their off season work out plan.
In the past weight lifting and conditioning would have begun immediately after the season.
This year, Coach Chris Branham has given the boys a break. Branham said the injury bug included knee injuries, ankle sprains, and concussions. He said the team really wasn’t competitive down the stretch because of those player losses. The team loses 9 seniors to graduation this year.
Okeechobee girls’ basketball lost at Clewiston last night 67-51.
Moore haven girls’ hoops lost to South West Florida Christian 50-47. Rebecca Bergquist had 26 points for South West Florida Christian.
OHS wrestling at Port St. Lucie Dual JV and varsity match 6 pm.
OHS girls basketball at Centennial 6/7:30
OHS boys hoops hosts St. Lucie West Centennial 5:30/7 pm
Sports Cast for January 20th:
Erik Gaitan was named the Brahman Award winner for the OHS swim team this year. He said it was a blast swimming for the last two years. He specialized in the breast stroke. Gaitan says he wasn’t expecting the award. He was praised by the coaches to be early for practice and for putting in extra time to improve.
He noted he wanted to be at his best. Gaitan plans to study to be an orthopedic surgeon in college.
Video from the OHS Swim team banquet is on our Facebook page.
On the sports schedule today.
Girls’ basketball at Clewiston 6/7:30 pm
Moore Haven girls’ basketball hosts Southwest Florida Christian 6 pm
Osceola middle school basketball at PECS, 5/6:30 pm
OHS boys’ soccer vs LPA at PSL in districts at 3 pm.
Moore Haven boys soccer at Jupiter Christian vs Atlantic Christian District 1A-11 tournament 3:30 pm
West Glades versus Moore Haven middle school basketball 5/6:30
Sports Cast for January 19th:
Brahman boy’s hoops lost their third straight road game Friday as they fell to Sebastian River 69-46. Demetrius Clark had 17 points to lead Okeechobee. Elijah Finney and Roshell Thomas both added 7 points for Okeechobee.
Boys’ soccer finished off the regular season with a 5-1 victory on senior night against Sebring Friday.
Daniel Rodriguez had three goals in possibly his final home game. He said the team came to play in this match. Okeechobee scored three goals in the first 10 minutes of the match and took control.
Coach Lonnie Sears said the team played solid soccer throughout the night.
There are no school sporting events today due to the Dr. Martin Luther King Ju
Sports Cast for January 16th:
Port St. Lucie had 10, three point baskets as they defeated Okeechobee in 71-59 in district high school basketball last night.
Demetris Webster had 17 points and William Arnold had 15 points for the Jaquars. Demetrius Clark had 21 points, while Roshell Thomas and Antawyn Fludd had 10 points apiece for Okeeechobee.
Okeechobee travels to Sebastian River tonight.
Boys’ soccer earned a tie 1-1 with Clewiston.
Daniel Rodriguez scored the tying goal in the final five minutes of the match. He said it was an intense game and Okeechobee played with some motivation. Coach Lonnie Sears said the game plan was to possess the ball and for most of the first half Okeechobee did a good job at that
The boys celebrate their senior night tonight at Brahman Stadium against Sebring, JV match at 6 and varsity to follow.
On the sports schedule, Moore Haven girls and boys hoops host Evangelical Christian starting at 6 pm.
Terrier boys’ soccer hosts Imagine School at 7 pm.
Okeechobee wrestlers compete at the Martin County tournament on Saturday.
Sports Cast for January 15th:
Toriesha Freeman hit a 14 foot jumper with under 30 seconds left and Osceola held on to defeat Yearling 12-9 in a defensive battle in middle school basketball last night. Freeman says it was a hard fought game and the shot sure made her team feel better with the lead. LAFasia Smith had 4 points and 7 rebounds inside for Osceola. She said the team really felt good about the victory. Taylor Gibson had 6 points and 8 rebounds for Yearling.
In the boys’ game, Yearling broke out to a 16-2 lead after the first quarter and went on to defeat Osceola 42-30 last night.
Point guard Devonte Luellman says Yearling wanted revenge from an early season loss at Osceola. Robert Futch had 16 points for Yearling. Evan Neal had 11 points for Osceola.
On the sports schedule today, Okeechobee boys’ basketball visits Port St. Lucie with junior varsity at 5:30 and varsity at 7 pm.
Pemayetv Emahakv visits West Glades for basketball this afternoon with girls at 5 pm and boys around 6:30 pm.
Sports Cast for January 14th:
South Fork jumped out to a 23-4 lead and went on to defeat the Okeechobee Brahmans 65-45 in boys’ basketball last night.
Demetrius Clark had 11 points, Chris Epps 10 points and Roshell Thomas 10 points, five steals and five assists for Okeechobee.
Pemayetv Emahakv defeats Osceola in girls hoops last night, 28-16. Aleina Micco led the way with 15 points for the Seminoles. She said she practices a lot and that helps her shooting touch. Judele Root led Osceola with 4 points and 13 rebounds.
Osceola boys won the night cap, 34-21. Mark Youmans and Cordavion Demery both had 8 points and Evan Neal added 7 points for the Warriors second win of the year. Coach Justin Perman said his team worked well together. Demery added six rebounds inside despite giving up height and weight to the Seminoles. He said it took effort to battle inside.
Aleke Baker and Jaylen Baker had six points apiece for the Seminoles.
Lady Brahman basketball defeats Port St. Lucie last night 42-40.
Girls’ soccer season ends with a 7-0 loss to Jensen Beach at districts.
Moore Haven girls’ basketball rolled over Marco Island Academy 61-41.
Sports Cast for January 13th:
Okeechobee won a big district game in girls’ basketball, 24-20 at Jensen Beach last night. Cheyenne Nunez led the way with 11 points. Coach Joe Smith said he felt the team came together in this game. Kiara Turgeon had nine points for the Lady Falcons. Nunez admitted it wasn’t her best game.
On the sports schedule today, girls’ basketball visits Port St. Lucie, JV at 4:30 and varsity at 6 pm.
Moore Haven girls and boys basketball visit Marco Island Academy with JV boys at 4:30, girls at 6 and boys varsity at 7:30.
Osceola middle school will host Pemayetv Emahakv for basketball this afternoon at 4:30 and 5:45.
Brahman boys’ basketball visit South Fork, with freshman at 4, junior varsity at 5:30 and varsity at 7 pm.
Moore Haven girls’ soccer begins their district tournament at Glades Day school this afternoon at 1 pm.