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Sports Cast for November 21st:
The Lady Brahmans hope to rebound quickly after a 40 point loss to Martin County Thursday. Senior Shytria Ash says she’s confident the team will pick it up and have a good season. The girls are off for the Thanksgiving break.
Pahokee’s Blue Devils reached the state semifinals with a 48-27 victory over Trenton Friday, rallying from a 21-6 deficit.
Tight End Zatavian Morgan caught a fourth down touchdown pass that spearheaded the rally. QB tyrone Smith threw for 276 yards and four scores. Pahokee will host Madison County on Friday night.
On the sports schedule tonight, freshman boys’ basketball hosts Glades Day at 5:30 and the varsity boys basketball team opens up with Glades Day at 7 pm.
OHS boy’s soccer will host Martin County with JV at 5 pm and the varsity to follow.
Sports Cast for November 18th:
Enrique Velasquez scored two goals in his first varsity game and Sebring accidentally knocked a ball into the Okeechobee net as the Brahmans won in boys’ soccer last night 3-1. Hernandez scored both his goals in the second half. He called it a big win for the Brahmans. Coach Lonnie Sears says his team was lackluster in the first half but started to play better in the second half. Okeechobee is now (1-1-2) on the season.
Martin County outscored Okeechobee 26-nothing in the third quarter enroute to a 68-28 victory over the Lady Brahmans in girls hoops last night. Vanessa Graham and Haleigh Powers both had 20 points. Diamond Wiggins led Okeechobee with eight points.
Tigers coach Kindell Rivers says once his team played better defense they took control.
Shaqouy Ferrol poured in 29 points as Okeechobee held off Westwood 57-56 in boys hoops last night at the Martin County preseason classic.
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Sports Cast for November 17th:
OHS boy’s hoops lost at the Martin County preseason classic 59-47 to Palm Beach Gardens.
Shaquoy Ferrol had 22 points, Demetrius Clark 13, and Jaquan Ferrol 12 points.
Coach Demetre Riles says the Brahmans have the talent this year to be a district champion. The key district opponents are South Fork and Sebastian River. Riles says the younger players and the support players are what will determine how good the team is this year and in the future.
Lady Brahman basketball hosts Martin County JV 5:30/varsity 7 pm
OHS boys soccer hosts Sebring, JV 6, varsity to follow
OHS girls soccer at William T. Dwyer 6 pm
Moore Haven girls soccer at St.John Neuman at 5 pm
Moore Haven boys soccer at St. John Neuman 7 pm
Sports Cast for November 16th:
Ashton English had three goals as Okeechobee girls’ soccer defeated Palm Beach Lakes 6-1.
Ashley Snyder, Janel Aponte, and Alani Garcia added goals for the Lady Brahmans.
English says the team played well together in the district win.
Coach Eric Swant says he sees improvement in several areas of the team this year.
Boys soccer ties Fort Pierce Central 2-2 last night on a late goal by Gustavo Mireles. Alfredo Renteria also scored while Jesus Garcia and Enrique Velasquez added assists.
Coach Lonnie Sears says his team still isn’t where they need to be in terms of aggressiveness.
On the sports schedule today, Boys basketball visits the Martin County preseason tournament to take on Palm Beach Gardens at 6 pm.
Sports Cast for November 15th:
Okeechobee jumped out to an early 10-point lead and went on to defeat the Desoto Bulldogs 49-34 in girls basketball Monday night. Raeley Matthews led Okeechobee with 16 points. Matthews says the team didn’t play its best but still got the win. Tie- Jee- Anna Hatcher led Desoto County with 12.
Coach Joe Smith compared it to winning ugly.
Boys soccer lost to Palm Beach Lakes 3-0 missing a chance to get revenge against the team that eliminated them in the post season last year.
Coach Lonnie Sears says his team is missing some key players and couldn’t overcome mistakes.
OHS boys soccer hosts Fort Pierce Central JV 5/varsity 7 pm
OHS boys basketball vs Palm Beach Gardens at Martin County 6 pm
Moore Haven girls basketball at Lake Placid 6:30 pm
Sports Cast for November 14th:
Daytona Beach Mainland showed why they were #1 in the state as they jumped out to a 28-0 lead in the first quarter and went on to defeat Okeechobee 56-7 in the regional quarterfinals Friday.
Okeechobee’s only score came on a five yard run by Lamar Williams in the second half. He finished with 87 yards rushing.
Coach Chris Branham said the loss does not detract from the memorable season the Brahmans had. Denzel Houston threw for four touchdowns in the game for the Buccaneers.
D’Marcus Adams caught two touchdown passes and ran for a touchdown for Mainland.
In other big lake area playoff games, Pahokee defeated Newberry 35-34 in overtime. Clewiston lost to Miami Edison 37-6.
On the sports schedule today, girls basketball will host Desoto at 6 pm. Boys and girls soccer will host Palm Beach lakes, the girls at 6 and the boys to follow.
Sports Cast for November 11th:
Brahman football plays in their first playoff game in six years tonight as they travel to top ranked Daytona Beach Mainland.
Okeechobee is 8-1 and Mainland 9-0 this year.
Coach Chris Branham says his team should be fully healthy and ready to go for the Buccaneers.
Kickoff is at 7:30 pm tonight.
Brahman boys’ soccer tied Sebring 1-1 while the junior varsity won 2-0 last night.
Booker T. Washington defeated Glades Central 47-30 in the class 4A regional semifinals last night.
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Sports Cast for November 10th:
Shytria Ash and Quanisha Ferrol had 10 points apiece to lead Okeechobee to a 49-24 victory over Moore Haven last night at the Lady Brahman preseason classic. The Lady Brahmans outscored the Terriers 29-4 in the second half.
Point guard Alkecia Clayton scored 31 in the Brahman win Tuesday over Clewiston. She said playing at the high school has been a great experience so far.
Julia Smith had nine points in the victory over Moore Haven. She said she felt comfortable and got good shots. Sydney Cypress had 11 points and Sunni Bearden had nine points for Moore Haven.
Clewiston defeated John Carroll 53-35 in the other game.
Lady Brahman soccer lose at home to South Fork.
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Sports Cast for November 8th:
Okeechobee girls basketball tips off tonight coming off a 16 win season last year.
Coach Joe Smith says he’s excited about another strong Lady Brahmans team and the preseason tournament should be a good starting point to see how strong the team can be this year
Sports Cast for November 7th:
Okeechobee rallied from 13 points down to defeat Clewiston 22-19 to tie the school record with 8 wins in a season Friday.
Bubba Fludd threw an 18 yard touchdown pass and ran for a 23 yard score and Logan Etherton added a short touchdown run for the Brahman points. Menta Jones threw two touchdown passes for Clewiston.
Markevious Terry ran for 146 yards. Linebacker Jesse Mond says the team picked it up after the early deficit.
Coach Chris Branham called it the finest hour in Brahman football history
Linebacker Juan’yae Ford stepped in with five starters out and gave the team a boost.
Okeechobee plays at Daytona Beach Mainland on Friday in the 6A playoffs. Clewiston hosts Miami Edison in the 4A playoffs.
Pahokee won the muck bowl 27-14, breaking a 6 game win streak. Moore Haven pounded LaBelle 43-15 and Glades Day pounded Marathon 56-20.