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Sports Cast 12/6

Sports Cast for December 6th:

Okeechobee girls’ soccer with a mercy rule victory over Port St. lucie 8-0 last night. Ashley Snyder was among four players who had two goals.  She said the team increased their effort in the second half

Snyder

Coach Eric Swant said he is used to being on the other side of mercy rules.  This year the team is 5-4 and showing improvement on offense

Swant

Alani Garcia, Ashton English and Janel Aponte all had two goals for the Lady Brahmans. Video footage on our Facebook page!

Girls basketball raced past Sebring last night 57-26.

Julia Smith led all scorers with 18 points. She said her shots were on.

Bri Baker had 11 points, Nisha Ferrol had 12 points and 17 rebounds.

Boys basketball lost at Westwood 67-61.

  • OHS wrestling hosts Lake Placid 6 pm
  • OHS girls basketball at DeSoto 6/7:30 pm
  • Moore Haven girls soccer at Canterbury 5 pm
  • Yearling at Osceola basketball 4:30 5;45 pm

Sports Cast 12/5

Sports Cast for December 5th:

Brahman boys’ basketball split a pair of home games this weekend as they lost to Jensen Beach 63-62 on Friday and defeated Lake Worth Christian 90-27 on Saturday.

Baron Newland had 21 points including eight points in the fourth quarter as Jensen Beach rallied from a late six point deficit. He said his team never lost hope.

Newland

Shaquoy Ferrol had 26 points and J-quan Ferrol had 18 points and 15 rebounds for OHS.

Saturday the Brahmans blew out Lake Worth Christian as Demetrius Clark had 30 points.

Coach Demetre Riles says Friday’s loss taught his team a lesson. Shaquoy Ferrol and Tre Youmans both had 14 points for Okeechobee.

Riles

Lady brahman basketball lost to Lake Worth Christian 58-47.  Julia Smith had 13 points and Raeley Matthews had 10 points and 13 rebounds.

Defenders coach Micah McCoy said it was a big win for his tiny school.

McCoy

Todays sports schedule

  • Girls basketball hosts Sebring, JV at 6, varsity to follow
  • Girls soccer hosts Port St. Lucie with JV at 4:30 and varsity to follow
  • Boys soccer visits South Fork at 6 pm
  • Boys basketball visits Fort Pierce Westwood with freshmen at 4, Jv at 4:30 and varsity at 7 pm.

Sports Cast 12/2

Sports Cast for November 2nd:

Lady Brahman soccer fell at home to Jensen Beach 4-1 last night.  The girls are (4-4) on the season.

Coach Eric Swant says Okeechobee usually is mercy ruled by the  Falcons so this was a solid effort. Ashton English scored the Lady Brahman goal.  Alani Garcia had the assist.

Swant

Clewiston held off Osceola 21-17 in girls middle school basketball Thursday.  Cornijah Odoms had seven points and Zanaya Tallach pulled down 14 rebounds. Joy Whipple had eight points and Anya Koivunen had 19 rebounds for Osceola.

Lady Warriors coach Eric Phillips says his team got off to a slow start.

Phillips

Clewiston blasted Osceola in boys hoops 53-12.  Demarcus Crawford had 25 points for Clewiston.  Braelon Pelt led Osceola with seven points.

  • OHS boys basketball home against Jensen Beach freshmen 4:30, JV 6, varsity 7:30 pm
  • Moore Haven boys basketball at FBA  4 pm
  • Moore Haven girls soccer at FBA  5 pm
  • Moore Haven girls basketball at FBA 5:30 pm
  • Moore Haven boys basketball at FBA  7 pm
  • Moore Haven boys soccer at FBA 7 pm
  • Saturday a basketball triple header
  • OHS JV boys basketball hosts Lake Worth Christian at 1 pm
  • OHS girls basketball hosts Lake Worth Christian, varsity 2:30 pm
  • OHS boys basketball hosts Lake Worth Christian 4 pm
  • OHS girls weight lifting at Treasure Coast 2 pm
  • OHS wrestling at Sebastian River tournament 9 am

Sports Cast 12/1

Sports Cast for December 1st:

Okeechobee girls’ soccer defeated Lake Placid 4-2 as Ashton English had two goals. Coach Eric Swant still would like to see more effort from the girls.

Brahman wrestlers crush St. Lucie West last night 74-15. Austin Scee had a pin in the first round Lamar Williams won with a first round pin.  He says he has high hopes for this year

Justin Drawdy won by a technical fall early in the second round over Erik Martinez. He says he wanted to be aggressive.

The Brahmans also won the junior varsity match.

Girls basketball rallied from 11 points down at the half to defeat Moore Haven 54-50.  The Lady Brahmans defeated Sebring 61-31 on Monday.

On the schedule today

  • OHS girls soccer hosts Jensen Beach JV 5 pm, varsity 7 pm
  • Moore Haven boys basketball hosts SWFCA JV 4, varsity at 7 pm
  • Moore Haven girls soccer at ECS 7 pm
  • Osceola basketball hosts Clewiston 5/6:15 pm
  • Yearling basketball visits West Glades 4:30/5:45 pm

Sports Cast 11/30

Sports Cast for November 30th:

Okeechobee boys’ basketball beat Martin County 91-86 in double overtime Tuesday night

Demetrius Clark had 31 and Shack Ferrol had 28.

Stephon Noel had 26 points (15 in the third quarter) for Martin County. Clark says he was proud to be apart of this big win

Okeechobee overcame a 10 point deficit in the first quarter with a 16-2 run of their own.

Martin County rallied from 12 down in the second half. Free throws by Clark, Bubba Fludd and Ferrol the win for the Brahmans. Coach Demetre Riles says this is a quality win for his program.

Yearling girls basketball used stingy defense to defeat Clewiston Tuesday 25-9. Jasmine Shanks had 11 points and eight steals. She said it was a good start against a quality team

Osceola basketball defeated LaBelle.

On the sports schedule today

  • OHS wrestling hosts Centennial at 6 pm
  • OHS girls weight lifting at Ft. Pierce Central 2 pm
  • OHS girls basketball at Moore haven 6 pm
  • PECS basketball hosts Moore Haven Middle 4:30/5:45 pm

Sports Cast 11/29

Sports Cast for November 29th:

Kysell Richardson is looking forward to taking on more responsibility on the boys basketball team this year. The junior guard could see significant minutes in the backcourt this year.

Richardson says he’s a better player and more accountable

Richardson also likes the teams chances.  He admits a key will be playing together and sharing the ball.

A big game for the boys team tonight as they host  Martin County, freshman 4:30, JV 6 and varsity 7:30 pm

  • OHS girls soccer hosts Lake Placid 6:30 pm
  • OHS volleyball awards banquet at Nutmegs Café 6 pm
  • Osceola basketball hosts LaBelle 5/6:15 pm
  • YMS basketball hosts Clewiston Middle at 5/6:15 pm
  • PECS basketball hosts West Glades 4:30/5:45 pm

Sports Cast 11/28

Sports Cast for November 28th:

The Pahokee Blue Devils held off Madison County 21-19 to reach the state finals in Class 1A Friday night, 21-19. Rodney McKay scored on runs of one and 15 yards in the first half.

McKay

He says it was a great night for his team. Tyron Arnett also caught a touchdown pass from Tyrone Smith in the first half.

Arnett

Coach Orson Walkes says the victory was big for a community that has struggled economically for several years.

Walkes

Brahman boys soccer visits Centennial this afternoon with junior varsity at 5 pm and varsity to follow.

Lady Brahman basketball opens district play at Bayside tonight with junior varsity at 6 and varsity to follow.


Sports Cast 11/25

Sports Cast for November 25th:

Bruce Jahner begins his 20th year as OHS wrestling coach this year. He has a solid lineup of veterans in the lineup including district champ at 138 pounds, Drayton Billie. Jahner says he has had a good run.

Okeechobee did not have a state qualifier last year but Jahner is confident that will change this year

The first home wrestling match will be Wednesday, November 30th against Centennial.

On the sports schedule this weekend.

  • Pahokee hosts Madison County in state football semifinals 1A  7:30 pm  Blue Devil QB Tyrone Smith says he’s confidence in his team.
  • Moore Haven boys basketball at Lighting Turkey Shoot at Lehigh through Saturday games begin this morning at 9 am

Sports Cast 11/23

Sports Cast for November 23rd:

Boys’ basketball broke away in the second half to a 66-45 trouncing of Seminole Ridge last night to improve to 2-0 on the season. Shaquoy Ferrol led the Brahmans with 30 points.  Demetrius Clark added 15 points and J-quan Ferrol had 11 points. Coach Demetre Riles says there are areas the team can improve in.

Boys soccer rallied from a 2-0 deficit to defeat Martin County 3-2.

Giovanni Garcia had three assists, setting up Ezekiel Hernandez for the game winner with under a minute to play.

Coach Lonnie Sears says his team went for broke after tying the match and weren’t going to settle for a tie. There are no sports scheduled for today in Okeechobee.


Sports Cast 11/22

Sports Cast for November 22nd:

J-quan Ferrol had 21 points in his debut and older brother Shaquoy Ferrol had 15 points as Okeechobee raced past Glades Day 82-40 last night. The Brahmans scored 34 points in the first quarter. Shaquoy said it felt good to play with his brothers

Ferrol

Ferrol 2

Demetrius Clark added 15 points for Okeechobee J-quan said he enjoyed his first varsity game. The freshmen Brahmans won big 57-26

Alkeecia Clayton and Raeley Matthews led a fourth quarter comeback as Okeechobee defeated Jensen Beach 56-53 in girls basketball last night.

Okeechobee led 22-10 after the first quarter but fell behind 40-37 to start the fourth.

Coach Joe Smith says neither team quit. Natalie Thurlow led Jensen with 19 points.

Smith

Boys basketball hosts Seminole Ridge tonight, JV at 6 and the varsity to follow.


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