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Sports Cast for November 27th:
Brahman wrestling Coach Bruce Jahner is optimistic about another strong year for the wrestling team. He said the group is young but has some experience with most of the kids freshmen and sophomores. Jahner expects to have several wrestlers compete for state finals berths.
There are 7 teams in the district this year with the top 4 in each weight class advancing to regionals. He admits he likesa mixture of youth, talent, and experience..
The Okeechobee varsity will not host a wrestling classic this year and will hold only two home matches.
Alex Bryan, Noah Torres, Justin Drawdy, Ethen Gonzalez, Royce Arnold, Matthew Garcia, Jacob Myers, Zachary Wharin, Peyton Hewitt, Andrew Bates, Hunter Wagner, Trevor Brady, Skylar Casian, Montavious Mills, Chris Lanning, Devon Scruggs, Lamar Williams, Layne Vargas, Drayton Billie, Giovanni Monter-Cruz, Kallen Pineiro, Tyler Sage, Brandon Smith, Alex Hernandez, Bakari Micco, Eric Cardenas, Austin Scee, Jarrett Mills, Nilo Martinez, Brian Sell, Zachary Jackson, Blake Everett, Disan Hernandez, Adrian Luviano, Dontavious Davis, and Patrick Covington.
The Moore Haven boys basketball team hosting a thanksgiving holiday tournament tonight and Saturday.
Sports Cast for November 25th:
Lady Brahman soccer continued to show improvement in their last match, a 3-1 victory at home over LaBelle. Diana Ordonez, Marisol Solis and freshman Gisselle Leal all scored goals for Okeechobee. It was the coaching debut of Eric Swant who replaced Lori Harper Kyle earlier in the week when she resigned for personal reasons.
Swant said the girls played well under difficult circumstances.
Leal said the girls continue to play hard and she was glad to get a scoring opportunity. Brook O’Hagan had five saves in the Brahman net.
Okeechobee is (5-6-1) this season.
Yearling girls’ basketball has gone over a year without a victory and they lost their last game at the buzzer in Brighton 20-19 in overtime.
Janel Aponte led Yearling with seven points while Taylor Gibson added six points.
There are no sporting events scheduled today.
Sports Cast for November 24th:
Okeechobee girls rallied from a first half deficit to win their district opener Monday, 54-41 to Jensen Beach.
Cheyenne Nunez had 22 points and Shyteria Ash had a double double with 15 points. Nunez said the 6-1 Lady Brahmans are a changed team this year. Ariana Gregg led Jensen Beach with 16 points.
Shooting guard Lahna Baker said the team showed determination when they erased the early Jensen Beach lead.
Coach Joe Smith said in most games his team jumps out on teams and takes control and this win was sweet because they had to work for it.
Boys’ basketball jumped out to a 27-7 lead and defeated Hardee County last night 86-71 to improve to 4- on the season.
Shaquoy Ferrol had 22 points and 16 rebounds and Demetrius Clark had 25 points. Five Brahmans were in double figures. Bubba Fludd had eight assists and five steals.
Sports Cast for November 24th:
Demetrius Clark had 25 points and Bubba Fludd had 12 points and 6 assists to lead Okeechobee to a 72-61 victory over Pahokee Friday night to push their record to 3-0 on the season.
Okeechobee played well in the first half as they built a 40-22 lead.
Coach Demetri Riles said his team’s defense slipped a little in the second half. Zachary Kielbasa had 11 points off the bench, and Shaquoy Ferrol had 10 points and five rebounds for Okeechobee.
Clark said the team holds each other accountable and really works on finishing ball games
Okeechobee also won the junior varsity contest 56-50 and the freshman contest as well.
Girls basketball won at Clewiston both varsity and junior varsity.
Osceola middle school broke a school record as they held Moore Haven scoreless in girls’ hoops last Thursday, in a 34-0 victory. LaFasia Smith had 22 points, 10 rebounds and six steals for Osceola. She said the team is improved over last year.
Brook Julian had nine steals, five points and five rebounds and Piper Hans added six rebounds, five points and four steals for Osceola.
Girls’ basketball hosts Jensen Beach at 6 pm tonight.
Boys’ basketball visits Hardee County with JV at 5:30 and varsity to follow
Sports Cast for November 20th:
Jose Jaimes had three goals and Gustavo Mireles added three assists as Okeechobee defeated Fort Pierce Central in the boys’ soccer home opener last night. Coach Lonnie Sears said his team needs to work on passing and confidence but played a tough match against the Cobras.
Okeechobee played without top scorer Wilson Barahona. Mireles said the team played well in all facets of the game. JV soccer defeated Fort Pierce 3-1.
Okeechobee Girls basketball overcame Hardee last night 46-35.
Guard Lahna Baker said Hardee played tight defense but the girls were able to figure them out. The junior varsity also was victorious.
Yearling girls lost at the buzzer to Pemayetv Emahakv and the Brighton boys defeated Yearling easily Thursday.
Moore Haven Middle defeated Osceola boys 35-19. Javeon Tellech had 12 points. Veyon Washington had 7 points for Osceola.
Tonight, boys’ hoops host Pahokee, freshmen at 4:30, jv around 6 and varsity at 7:30pm
Girls soccer hosts LaBelle at 6 pm. Girls basketball visits Clewiston with Jv at 5 pm and varsity at 6:30
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Athletic Coaches Association is thrilled to announce the 2015 All Star Cross Country Classic on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015 at 8:30 a.m., at the Apalachee Regional Park located at 7550 Apalachee Parkway in Tallahassee. The event will be sponsored by Visit Tallahassee, Gulf Winds Track Club and flrunners.com.
Cross Country State Chairman Kristin McWillaims welcomes eight successful cross country coaches as All Star coaches. Coaches include Flagler Palm Coast High School’s David Halliday, Ft. Walton Beach High School’s Jeff & Lissette Fields, West Orange High School’s Christopher Boston, Lake Nona High School’s Ryan Lowe, Plant High School’s Bryan Garcia, Belen Jesuit’s Victor Arrieta and Ferguson High School’s Ryan Raposo. Please see the 2015 All Star Cross Country team below:
|Dominic Williams||Jax-Lee||Kelly Aponte||St Augustine|
|Eric Chiotti||Bishop Kenny||Claudia Howes||Niceville|
|Jason Nodjomian||Niceville||Kaitlin Rocker||Creekside|
|Justin Pacifico||Flagler Palm Coast||Emma Tucker||Tallahassee-Chiles|
|Trenton Libery||Mandarin||Alexandra Wallace||Tallahassee-Chiles|
|Michael Cassette||Mandarin||Maddie Fulmer||Ft. Walton Beach|
|Jackson Neri||Bishop Synder||Abby Reimer||Ponta Vedra|
|Luke Peterson||Shorecrest Prep||Anna Grzeszczak||Mandarin|
|Rob Leverone||Plant||Delsie Borgen||Tampa-Newsome|
|Quasan Markowski||Plant||Stephanie Fries||Calvary Christian|
|Mashall Dillon||Charlotte||Emma Grantges||Seminole-Osceola|
|Brady Hill||Sarasota||Daley Cline||Estero|
|Dannys Marrero||Robinson||Claire Farnsworth||Lecanto|
|Allen Keister||Springstead||Selma Velasquez-Morales||Immokalee|
|Andonet Thermidor||Immokalee||Leah Thompson||Mitchell|
|Joel Santiago||Winter Springs||Kylyn Burbine||Brooksville-Central|
|Andrew Stivers||Hagerty||Elizabeth Cobb||Winter Springs|
|Joseph Granberg||Vero Beach||Karah Hammontree||Circle Christian|
|Jan Figueroa||Lake Howell||Camila Murphy||Circle Christian|
|John Lyons||Lake Mary||Victoria Jung||George Jenkins|
|Ryan Yarde||Liberty||Shannon Grace||Lyman|
|Anderson Bobo||Lake Highland Prep||Tyra Boyd||Pine Ridge|
|Mateo Villa||Creekside||Hannah Baker||Lake Highland Prep|
|Ryan Welch||Pinecrest||Ashley Castro||Colonial|
|Brandon Williams||Chaminade-Madonna||Alexa Cruz||St. Thomas Aquinas|
|Ilio Sanchez||John I Leonard||Julia Montgomery||Pinecrest|
|Darian Adriano||St Thomas Aquinas||Nicole Kolisch||Carrollton|
|Joshua Clethen||Monsingnor Pace||Lily Kloepfer||St. Thomas Aquinas|
|Leonardo Rodriguez||Ferguson||Kali Hazera||St. Thomas Aquinas|
|Jake Gilbert||Pinecrest||Melissa Melchor||Ferguson|
|Nicholas Evans||Boca Raton||Andrea Zumpano||Westmister Christian|
Sports Cast for November 19th:
Marisol Solis had two goals and Okeechobee won their fourth soccer match of the year yesterday, 4-0, over Moore Haven. Diana Ordonez and Ashton English also had goals for Okeechobee.
Coach Lori Harper Kyle said the team played together and avenged an early season loss at Moore Haven. Solis said she got some good opportunities near the net and all the players backed each other up.
Chad Williams had a double with 15 points and 11 steals as Yearling boys hoops fell to Sebastian Middle 34-27 last night.
Yearling trailed by nine at half time but get the game close until the final moments.
Williams applauded his teammates but admitted they tired down the stretch.
Sebastian won the girls basketball game 28-6.
On the sports schedule today, boys soccer hosts Fort Pierce with JV at 4 pm and varsity at 6 pm. Girls’ basketball hosts Hardee tonight with JV at 6 and varsity at 7:30 pm. Moore Haven girls and boys hoops visit Evangelical Christian beginning at 5:30 pm. Yearling basketball visits Brighton starting at 4:30 and Osceola hosts Moore Haven middle school with games to begin at 4:30 pm.
Sports Cast for November 18th:
Brahman boys hoops held Clewiston to four points in the first half and went on to smother the Tigers 56-20 last night. Demetrius Clark had 19 points and five boards and Shaquoy Ferrol had 10 points and 13 rebounds. Antawyn Flud added eight steals and seven assists. Coach Demetri Riles said his team lifted up their game. The bench was productive again with Kysell Richardson with six points and three assists. He said a win over Clewiston is always big.
Zachary Kielbasa followed up a 14 point game at Glades day with solid minutes off the bench. He said he can provide some outside shooting and steady play this year.
The boys host Pahokee on Friday.
Lady Brahman soccer lost at South Fork yesterday 8-0.
Boys’ soccer tied Benjamin 0-0.
JV boys’ basketball defeated Clewiston 55-31.
Osceola girls’ hoops lost to Storm Grove 42-4. Anea Rolle had 12 points and 8 steals for the Sting Rays. LaFasia Smith had two points and eight rebounds for Osceola.
Storm Grove also won the boys game 44-15. Denitrik Whittaker and Veyon Washington both had five points for Osceola. Chris Peterson had 13 points and nine rebounds for Storm Grove.
Sports today include Girls soccer hosting Moore Haven at 4 pm. Yearling basketball opens at home against Sebastian with girls at 4:30 and boys to follow. Girls weight lifting travels to Treasure Coast to lift with the Titans, Port St. Lucie and Fort Pierce. Moore Haven middle school basketball travels to Clewiston girls at 5 and boys to follow.
Sports Cast for November 17th:
Karina Diaz, Ashton English and Diana Ordonez had two goals apiece as Okeechobee defeated Fort Pierce Westwood by mercy rule 8-0 on Monday.
Okeechobee won their third match of the year to equal last year’s total.
Marisol Solis and Alyssa Bessenbacher also had goals for Okeechobee.
Coach Lori Harper Kyle said the girls were disappointed in their effort at Forest Hill last week, a 3-1 defeat, and wanted to do well at home.
Ordonez scored off a corner kick and after a scrum in front of the net just before the half. She said she was very excited to score.
Bessenbacher scored off after a long run from midfield in the first half. She said the soccer team has shown a lot of improvement.
On the scoreboard last night, Brahman boys’ hoops blasted Glades Day 83-38. Lady Brahman basketball walloped Glades Day 47-11. They also defeated Port St. Lucie Friday 49-41. Moore Haven girls’ basketball behind 22 points from Sunni Bearden defeated South West Florida Christian 66-31. Moore Haven boys hoops lost to South West Florida Christian 80-72.
Sports Cast for November 16th:
Shaquoy Ferrol had 18 points, and eight boards and Demetrius Clark added 14 points as Okeechobee held off a game Lake Placid 63-54 Friday night at the Brahman preseason classic.
Okeechobee took an early 18-5 lead but couldn’t shake Lake Placid who kept the game close to the final bell.
Dakkor Goldsmith had 14 points and Jay Callahan added 12 points for the Green Dragons.
Brahman Coach Demetri Riles said it was an emotional game with a lot of fouls called, Okeechobee lost two starters to fouls and two others had four fouls.
Point guard Bubba Fludd said he’d like to see the team keep the tempo up, play the basics, and hit the open man. Fludd had 11 assists and 8 points in the game. Lashawn Mosley added nine points and eight rebounds for Okeechobee.
Clewiston outlasted Moore Haven 53-46 in the other game overcoming a late Terrier lead.