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Sports Cast 4/9

Sports Cast for April 9th:

WOKC sports photo softball Lincoln Park 2Kristin Dryden threw well and added an RBI and Cheyenne Nunez and Peyton Campbell also had runs batted in to lead Okeechobee to a 5-4 victory over Suncoast in girls’ softball action last night.

Jordan Lawlis picked up the save as she pitched out of a bases loaded jam in the fifth inning.

Coach Mary Huff said her team did a better job but continue to leave too many runners on base. Megan Hargraves added some key hits for the Brahmans as she played three positions in the field. She said this win was good for the teams’ mental state

LaPorsche Morris picked off a pass and returned it for a touchdown with just over 1 minute remaining to lead the flag football team to a 12-6 win over Lake Placid.

WOKC sports photo softball Lincoln Park 1Baylee Farless added a five yard touchdown run for Okeechobee, who won their third game of the year.

Farless said when defenses give her running lanes she’s going to take it. Farless and Dymond Wiggins had interceptions in the game for Okeechobee.

On the sports schedule today, Moore Haven baseball travels to LaBelle, JV at 4 and varsity at 7 pm. OHS flag football will host Fort Pierce Central tonight with JV at 4:30 and varsity at 5:30 pm.

Sports Cast 4/8

Sports Cast for April 8th:

Taylor Strickland tossed a one hit shutout as Lincoln Park defeated Okeechobee 2-0 in high school softball last night.

Strickland and Ashley Langel had the RBIs for the Lady Greyhounds, who are ranked in the state at 15-4 this season.

Lady Brahman Coach Mary Huff said she’s not sure why her hitters haven’t been able to handle good pitchers. Strickland had nine strikeouts. Cheyenne Nunez barely missed a home run on a ball that drifted foul down the left field line.

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Centennial exploded for nine runs in the sixth inning as they defeated Okeechobee by mercy rule 12-2 in high school baseball last night. Kevin Coleman threw well for Okeechobee and Sean Osceola and Coleman had Runs batted in.

Centennial Coach Jamie Siminski said his pitcher; Michael Lyons was getting tired in the late innings but hung tough.

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Sports Cast 4/7

Sports Cast for April 7th:

The Brahman boy’s tennis team hopes for better results today as they battle Melbourne in the district regionals. The boys fell short of a district title against Jensen Beach and hope to avenge last year’s loss to Melbourne.

Colt Root said his district final performance wasn’t great on paper but he gave his all. Kirby Dobbs first match came at last year’s regional as a replacement for Lucas Penido who couldn’t attend due to the science fair.

Dobbs said he felt that experience might help him today.

On the sports schedule today, OHS baseball visits St. Lucie West Centennial at 4 pm. OHS softball will host Lincoln Park tonight at 6 pm. Flag football will host Lake Placid at 5 pm.

Sports Cast 4/6

Sports Cast for April 6th:

Glades Central defeated Okeechobee 20-0 in flag football action last week. Jocelyn Geiger hit Breanna Myrick with a 12 yard touchdown, and Breanna Sargent also had a touchdown for Belle Glade.

Dracia Peacock and Dymond Wiggins had interceptions for Okeechobee. Coach Jeff Whitlock said despite the loss he saw some positives for the Lady Brahmans. Belle Glade also won the JV game 30-0.

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For Okeechobee Meridian Causier caught eight passes for 48 yards. Savannah Hendrix had an interception.

No sports events are scheduled today.

Sports Cast 4/3

Sports Cast for April 3rd:

WOKC sports photo baseball Lake Placid 1Ryan Daniel pitched five strong innings and Okeechobee scored two quick runs and held on to defeat Lake Placid 2-1.

Daniel allowed two hits and struck out seven in five innings. He said after a rough first inning, he settled down. Paul Jackson had a sacrifice and Zeke Matthews drove home on a run on a fielder’s choice for the Brahmans.

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Coach Eric Kindell said they’ll take the win but he felt his team made a lot of mistakes. Justin Larosa doubled and scored for Lake Placid.

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WOKC sports photo OCRA baseball 2South Fork scored nine runs in a nightmare fifth inning to defeat Okeechobee in girls softball last night 11-0 by mercy rule to solidify their hold on the district title.

Alexandra Little hit a grand slam and Kayli Gephardt also went deep for the Lady Bulldogs. Taylor Schmidt threw five shutout innings and struck out five.

On the sports schedule tonight, Moore Haven softball visits Lake Placid with JV at 5:30 and varsity to follow.

Sports Cast 4/2

Sports Cast for April 2nd:

OHS Softball vs Glades Day

OHS Softball vs Glades Day

Kristin Dryden hit a walk off two run single in the seventh inning and pitched a complete game on the mound to lead Okeechobee to a 2-1 victory over Glades Day in high school softball last night.

Kristin Dryden, Jordan Lawlis, Raylee Coleman and Bostwick

Hits by Elisia Garcia, and Jordan Lawlis got the rally going in the 7th before Dryden’s base hit to right.

Dryden said she knew what to expect when she got to the plate. Lauren Bostwick was on base and scored one of the runs that won the game. She said her first varsity home game was memorable

Coach Mary Huff said she was surprised her girls struggled to hit for six innings. Huff said she hoped the win gives the girls momentum going into a showdown with district leader South Fork tonight. Okeechobee also won the JV contest.

Mary Huff on win over Glades Day

On the sports schedule tonight, OHS baseball hosts Lake Placid tonight at 7 pm. OHS softball visits South Fork JV at 4:30 and varsity at 6:30, Moore Haven softball visits Sebring with JV at 5:30 and varsity at 7:30, Moore Haven baseball visits Glades Day at 4 pm. OHS track competes in a meet at Moore Haven with LaBelle and Clewiston.

Ro Wingfield on win over Lake Placid

Jeff Whitlock on win over Lake Placid

3-31-15 OHS baseball postgame with Eric Kindle after 5-4 extra inning loss to Avon Park

Sports Cast 4/1

Sports Cast for April 1st:

Luis Martinez broke Brahman hearts with a two run homerun to tie the game and a two run single in extra innings to lead Avon Park to a 5-4 victory over Okeechobee in high school baseball last night.

Brahman Coach Eric Kindell said the team hit the ball hard and played a good game but just got beat. Kindell said despite the loss his team should gain some confidence from the game as they hit the ball hard and just didn’t take advantage of their scoring opportunities. Kevin Coleman started and pitched five strong innings for the Brahmans.

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Okeechobee hosts Lake Placid on Thursday night.

Three Brahman seniors, Hailey Greeson, Taylor Trent and Sha’Dajia Williams will compete tonight in the Treasure Coast high school girls’ basketball showcase at Indian River State College in Ft. Pierce. Tip is at 5:30 pm. No Okeechobee boys were named to play in the boys’ game.

Moore Haven baseball loss to Immokalee 2-1.

On the sports schedule, flag football tonight hosts Glades Central with JV action at 6 pm and varsity at 7 pm. OHS girls’ softball hosts Glades Day with JV at 5 and varsity at 7 pm.

Sports Cast 3/31

Sports Cast for March 31st:

The cross country teams had a decent 2 thousand 14 and Coach AJ Mayernik said it was all about effort.

Mayernik said he got everything he expected out of the runners this year. The girls finished fourth in districts and Vernice Leon qualified for regional.

The boys’ team finished district runners up and had a strong showing at the regional race. Coach Mayernik said the experience gained in that race will be big next year.

The Brahman boys tennis team is tied with Jensen Beach at the district tournament , each team with 10 points. Singles finals and doubles play continues today.   All five singles players and two doubles teams are still alive for Okeechobee.

The girls team has just one team alive, the #2 doubles of Artha Jonassaint and Chelsea Walker and are in fourth place.

On the sports schedule tonight;

OHS tennis district tournament continues at Halpatiokee Park in Stuart 9 am.

OHS baseball visits Avon Park 7 pm

Moore Haven softball at Glades Day JV 4 pm/ 5:30 pm

Moore Haven baseball at Immokalee 5 pm

OHS JV softball at PECS 5 pm.

Sports Cast 3/30

Sports Cast for March 30th:

IMG_9051The boys and girls tennis teams compete at their district tournaments today. While the Lady Brahmans would be a long shot to advance, the boy’s team is considered one of the favorites. #1 singles player Otto Ramirez has been in that position for the past four years and says a district title would be a nice way to end his career.

He noted he has enjoyed his high school career nonetheless. Ramirez has been a tennis lifer, having started the sport early in life. Ramirez plans to study mechanical engineering in college.

Jensen Beach figures to be the biggest threat to Okeechobee this year.

Lady Brahman softball fell short at the Kissimmee Klassic as they fell to Winter Springs 10-3, Oak Park 5-1 and Kissimmee Osceola 12-3 over the weekend.

Moore Haven softball defeated Clewiston 5-1 and Community School of Naples 10-4 in games last week and remain ranked in the state.

Sports Cast 3/27

Sports Cast for March 27th:

Justin Canady had two hits and three runs batted in and Josh Crouch drove home two runs to lead Sebring to a 7-1 victory over Okeechobee last night. Starter Everette Hurst threw five strong innings to get the win.   Baron Stuart had two of the Brahmans three hits on the night.

Lady Brahman softball got a complete game and an RBI single by Jordan Lawlis to defeat Lake Nona 2-1 at the Kissimmee Classic tournament. The girls play Oakleaf Orange Park at 1 pm today.

Flag football rallied from a 13-7 deficit to score 20 points in the fourth quarter and defeat Lake Placid 27-13 Thursday.

Ro Wingfield scored on a 53 yard pass from Baylee Farless to cap the comeback. Coach Whitlock said he challenged the girls at halftime to pick up the effort and it paid off

Dracia Peacock also returned an interception for a score and Farless threw a second touchdown pass to Sarah Hurst in the game.

Moore Haven baseball hosts Everglades City tonight with JV at 4 and varsity at 7 pm.

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