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Sports Cast for December 6th:
Yearling girls basketball defeated Oslo 26-17 in a defensive battle Thursday. Megan Hargraves had 13 points and six steals to lead the Lady Bulls. Coach Tammy Wright said it was a physical game and her team simply survived with tight man to man defense. Yearling outscored Oslo 10-1 in the second quarter to take a seven point halftime lead.
Brook O’Hagan was among the tough Yearling defenders on the afternoon. She said the team really wanted to win at home. Oslo dominated the boys’ game defeating Yearling 40-27. Jalen Cuff had 18 points to lead Oslo which took an early 8 point lead and were never threatened by the Bulls. Lamar Williams had eight points to lead Yearling.
Coach Mike Wharin said the team had trouble making baskets. Yearling travels to meet Osceola next Monday afternoon.
On the sports schedule today, boys basketball will host Jensen Beach with JV at 6 pm and varsity to follow.
Girls’ soccer will host Lincoln Park at 6 pm.
The OHS wrestling team travels to the Sebastian River Invitational on Saturday.
Five Brahman football players, Cory Vickers, Cody Walker, Adrian Minondo, Khalil Smith and EJ Neal compete in the South Central Florida All-star game in Sebring Saturday with kickoff at 6:30 pm. The Okeechobee Federal Express youth football league will also host four games against Port St. Lucie Saturday at the Okeechobee sports complex, games begin at 10 am.
Sports Cast for December 5th:
Okeechobee to an exciting 39-38 win over Moore Haven last night. Nunez hit the game winning shot in the final seconds. She said it was unbelievable. Seminole Darlah Cypress led Moore Haven with 23 points. Lady Brahma Coach Morgan Ungerott was glad her team escaped with a win in Glades County. The boys’ team defeated Moore Haven 53-34 with a strong second half of the game. Tyrell Taylor played big inside for the Brahmans.
The boys’ soccer team improved to 6-0 with an 8-3 wipeout of Port St. Lucie last night. Lady Brahman soccer defeated Westwood 1-0. Brianna Nunez had the only goal of the match for Okeechobee. Yvette Vega praised her teammates for their team work and passing in the home win.
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On the sports schedule tonight, girls’ basketball visits Jensen Beach at 6 pm. Osceola basketball travels to Gifford for games at 4:30 pm. Yearling will host Oslo today for basketball at 4:30 pm.
Sports Cast for December 4th:
Sebastian Middle School defeated Osceola 46-11 in girl’s basketball last night. Jaleah Bellany had 23 points in the first half and ended with 26 points. Alexandria Ducott led the Lady Warriors with five points. Sebastian Coach Bill McCarthy said his teams full court pressure led to a lot of early turnovers as the lady Cowboys jumped out to a 16-2 lead and were never threatened. He praised Osceola for their intensity and hustle. Jada Rainey added 13 points for Sebastian.
Sebastian held off a valiant Warrior comeback in the boys’ game defeating Osceola 42-36. Juan Cherry had 16 points to lead Osceola. Evan Neal added 12 points.
Coach Demario Coleman said his team worked hard with full court pressure and were able to rally in the second half. Osceola cut a 10 point deficit to one point in the final minutes behind a couple buckets by Darius Houze. He said the team seemed to have the momentum but couldn’t keep it in the last two minutes. Corbin Gibson had 21 points to lead Sebastian.
Brahman boys’ basketball lost to South Fork last night 74-54.
On the sports schedule today, girls’ soccer hosts Westwood at 6 pm. OHS wrestling hosts Port St. Lucie with JV to start at 5 pm and varsity to follow. Boys’ soccer visits Port St. Lucie. Boys and girls basketball will travel to Moore Haven with the girls to tip at 5:30 pm.
Sports Cast for December 13th:
Kiana Hardy hit two late free throws as Clewiston held off Okeechobee 55 to 51 in Girls basketball action last night.
Clewiston led by as many as nine points in the second half as Hardy had 28 points in the game. Tianna Thomas added 21 points. Hardy said she had to make those free throws. Cheyenne Nunez led Okeechobee with 20 points. Bethany Stuart added 12 points.
Okeechobee Coach Morgan Ungerott said her team had spurts of good play but have to play the full game to win. Taylor Trent added nine points and Baylee Farless added 8 points for Okeechobee, which fell to (2-5). Clewiston improved to (4-3).
Martin County defeated Okeechobee 5-2 in girls’ soccer action Monday night.
Rosa Borja and Kierstin Bostwick scored goals for Okeechobee.
Coach Sonya Smith said her team played hard and have made some huge improvements. Jessica Levy had three goals and two assists for Martin County which improved to 9-3 on the season. Okeechobee is now 2-6 on the season.
On the sports schedule today, Osceola hosts Sebastian Middle for basketball at 4:30 and 5:45 pm, Yearling hosts Storm Grove at 4:30 and 5:45, and boys’ basketball visits South Fork with Junior Varsity at 5:30 and varsity at 7 pm.
Sports Cast for December 2nd:
Bethany Stuart is pleased with how her senior year as begun for girls basketball. While the team has been mostly competitive, Stuart has improved in her scoring, rebounding and defensive work for the Lady Brahmans. She said despite a lack of experience and explosive talent, she felt the girls have been making up for their shortcomings with effort. Stuart has scored in double figures in a couple games this year.
She said she is expected to grab a lot of rebounds and be the team leader. Stuart intends to enroll at IRSC next year and then attend the University of Florida. She wants to major in sports medicine and become an orthopedic surgeon.
On the sports schedule today, Girls basketball will host Clewiston at 5:30 pm. Lady Brahman soccer will host Martin County at 6 pm.
Sports Cast for November 29th:
Devin Jimenez would like to follow up his defensive player of the year award last year with another district title and a state title for Okeechobee soccer this year. The Brahman boys are off to a great start this month with a record of 4-0.
Jimenez said he is very impressed with the talent level shown by his teammates so far. Jimenez says the younger players are really pushing the older players this year because they come in ready from day one. Jimenez has led a stronger defense this year.
Five Brahmans will play in the South Central Florida Football all-star game in Sebring next Saturday.
Adrian Minondo, Cody Walker, Cory Vickers, Khalil Smith and E.J Neal will play and Coach Chris Branham will serve as an assistant coach in the game at firemen’s field.
Sports Cast for November 27th:
Kevin Grace had 12 points to lead three players in double figures as Treasure Coast dominated Okeechobee 65-46 in boys basketball action last night. Treasure Coast jumped out to an 18-7 lead after the first quarter and led by 19 points at the half.
Jacob Stewart and Roshell Thomas both had 12 points for the Brahmans. Brahman Coach Shawn Hays said Treasure Coast was simply a better basketball team. He said the team needs to develop some more scoring punch.
Treasure Coast Coach Brad Leyman said his team was intense and got contributions from all their players. He said he wanted his team to emphasize defense in this game.
Grace scored 8 points in the first quarter to get his team off to a good start. He said the team came out serious and more focused. Eddie Neal had six points and Chris Epps five points for Okeechobee.
Treasure Coast improved to 3-0 while Okeechobee fell to 2-2 on the season.
Okeechobee also lost the JV game 45-40. Treasure Coast outscored Okeechobee 16-7 in the decisive third quarter of the game.
Sports Cast for November 26th:
Cody Griffith has high hopes that he’ll lead the Brahman wrestling team to the state tournament this year. He has been wrestling since he was six years old and was named captain of the team this year. Griffith says that role can be a daunting task for a young person. Griffith takes the role seriously as he tries to help the younger wrestlers on a daily basis at practice Griffith is an alumnus of the Okeechobee wrestling club.
Griffith has made it to regional a couple times and admits he’s frustrated by not being able to get to state. He said he must improve his confidence to be able to make it. He will wrestle at 138 pounds this year.
Brahman boys’ basketball loss at Lincoln Park Academy last night 57-50. Jacob Stewart had 17 points and Eddie Neal added 10 points, six rebounds and five assists. Fred Bradley had 12 points off the bench.
Lincoln Park outscored Okeechobee 21-12 in the final quarter to win the game.
On the sports schedule today, boys’ basketball will host Treasure Coast with JV at 5:30 and varsity to follow around 7 pm.
Sports Cast for November 25th:
Boys basketball improved to (2-0) with a 60-49 win over Lake Placid on Friday night. Jacob Stewart had 27 points for the Brahmans. Roshell Thomas added 12 points and 6 assists.
Coach Shawn Hays said the team couldn’t hit shots in the first half but decided that defense would carry them through. Eddie Neal added 8 points and 11 rebounds for Okeechobee. Anfernee Munnings led Lake Placid with 16 points. Roshell Thomas said the team got off to a slow start but are beginning to learn that they must play slower on offense to get good shots.
The Brahmans will play at Lincoln Park Academy in Fort Pierce tonight.
Lady Brahman basketball falls to Lake Placid on Friday 45-36. Cheyenne Nunez had 16 points and Taylor Trent added 10 points for Okeechobee. Quee Ah Jah Williams led the Dragons with 19 points. It was a close game until the 4th quarter when Lake Placid built an 11 point lead.
The boys Junior Varsity defeated Lake Placid 55-39.
In the high school football playoffs Glades Day fell to Champagnat Catholic 24-14. Clewiston was eliminated by Cocoa 49-35.
Sports Cast for November 22nd:
Storm Grove used their speed and pressing defense to overcome Osceola in an entertaining boys’ basketball game Thursday, 42-27.
Warriors coach Demarco Coleman said he is looking for improvement from his team and thinks they took a step forward last night. Point guard Jay Juan Cherry returned from a broken hand suffered during football. He said his team is more athletic this year and should be able to win more games.
Center Evan Neal had a rough night shooting the basketball but had some great looks at the basket. He said the team could have won this game.
Brahman girls’ basketball lost to Sebring 59-40 to fall to 2-3 on the year. Girls’ soccer was postponed at South Fork.
On the schedule tonight, wrestling takes part in the Wildcat Invitational in Royal Palm Beach.
Girls’ basketball hosts Lake Placid at about 5:45 pm. Boys’ basketball hosts Lake Placid following the girls’ game. You can follow both games right here live on WOKC tonight.