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Sports Cast for March 15th:
Nelson Wyatt won both the Okeechobee and Arcadia rodeos this past weekend. He won the team roping with Brad Culpepper and competed in tie down roping. He says they were pleased with his performance.
He has rodeod since he was eight years old. He lives in Clanton, Alabama. He has been in the pro rodeo for three years. He says he really enjoys the rodeo life.
Other winners this year included Tyler Pearson and Clint Thomas in steer wrestling, Wyatt Ortega in bareback riding, Jake Finlay in saddle bronc, Nathan Steinberg in tie-down roping, Brittney Drawdy in barrel racing, and Mike Adams in the bull riding.
On the sports schedule today, Brahman baseball hosts Kiski Academy from Saltsburg, Pennsylvania tonight at 7 pm.
Sports Cast for March 14th:
Nolan Carpenter won the Brahman Award for Okeechobee football this year. The senior linemen are one of the top students in his class. The coaches also praised his work ethic.
Carpenter was a big part of the offensive line that came together and propelled the offense to a record-breaking season. He says the reason was hard work.
The Brahmans finished 8-2 last season.
Carpenter says his work in the weight room made the difference for him this past season.
There are no sports events scheduled due to spring break.
Sports Cast for March 13th:
Mason Adams threw a shutout as Okeechobee defeated South Fork 7-0 on Friday night. Adams allowed only one hit and struck out nine. Cody Louthan had two hits and two RBI, Gabe Greseth two hits and Sean Osceola drove in two runs for the Brahmans.
Daniel Shelley is off to a great start for the Okeechobee boys track team this year.
He recently won the 16 hundred meters at the Seminole Ridge Invitational and last week helped the boys team to a victory at the Moore Haven track meet. Shelley says he has high hopes for the season. The 4 by 800-meter relay team has the best hopes of making states this year. Shelley says he is impressed with that group. There are no sporting events in Okeechobee due to spring break.
Sports Cast for March 10th:
Sebring held off Okeechobee 4-3 in high school softball action Thursday. Okeechobee scored three runners in the bottom of the fifth thanks to three Sebring errors. Sebring pounded out 10 hits in the game. Jill Crosby had three hits for Okeechobee.
Coach Mary Huff says her team could have played better in all aspects of the game. Sebring improved to 10-1 while Okeechobee fell to 5-3 on the season.
Moore Haven baseball falls to Evangelical Christian 10-0 on the road last night.
Okeechobee boys won the track meet at Moore Haven high Thursday, the girls finished third.
On the sports schedule this weekend, JV baseball hosts South Fork at 6 pm tonight. OHS varsity baseball visits South Fork at 7 pm. Moore Haven baseball will host South West Florida Christian tonight at 7.
Moore Haven softball hosts St. John Neumann at 6:30 pm.
Saturday and Sunday the Pro Rodeo is in town,
OHS JV baseball hosts Sebring for a double header at 11 and OHS flag football compete in a preseason tournament in Lake Placid.
Sports Cast for March 9th:
Baron Stuart pitched a strong game as Okeechobee defeated South Fork 6-1 in high school baseball Wednesday night. Stuart added two hits at the plate. Stuart says he used all his pitches and threw strikes
Gabe Greseth had two hits and scored a run. The Brahman catcher says he was glad to play a home game. Coach Eric Kindell says the team played good defense and got outstanding pitching.
Cody Louthan and Brady Markham drove in runs for Okeechobee
Okeechobee 3-3 overall and 1-1 in the district. They next play at South Fork on Friday
On the sports schedule, OHS tennis hosts Jensen Beach at 3:30. OHs softball hosts Sebring JV at 5 and varsity at 7 pm
Moore Haven baseball and softball visit Evangelical Christian tonight. Moore Haven also hosts a home track meet at 4:30 pm
Sports Cast for March 8th:
Okeechobee pounded Martin County 11-1 in girls’ softball action last night. The Lady Brahmans are now 3-0 in districts. Jill Crosby threw five strong innings with seven strikeouts. She said her defense and the teams hitting helped her to relax. Every Brahman got at least one hit in the game. Megan Hargraves had two hits and two RBI. Taylor Amadon says she was able to break out of a recent slump. Raylee Coleman had two hits including an RBI double for Okeechobee. Coach Mary Huff has been working on the mental part of the game and said the girls responded
Boys baseball scored six runs in the first and went on to pound Fort Pierce Central 12-2 for their second win of the season Tuesday afternoon. Cody Louthan, Trevor Thomas and Ozzie Osceola had two hits apiece. Mason Adams and Baron Stuart both drove in two runs. John Wright pitched a shutout with six strikeouts to lead Moore Haven past community school of Naples 2-0 in boys baseball Tuesday.
On the sports schedule today OHS baseball holds its home opener against South Fork at 6:30 pm
Sports Cast for March 7th:
Senior Morgan Buxton won a coach’s award for girls golf this year. She just started to play golf this year and says she got a lot out of the experience. She says golf will be one of her hobbies from now on. She also tries to keep busy with other activities
Most of the girl’s golf team had little experience this year but four girls will return next year.
On the sports’ schedule, today.
OHS softball hosts Martin County with JV at 5 and varsity at 7 pm
OHS baseball visits Fort Pierce Central for a matinee at 3:30 pm
Moore Haven baseball and softball host Community School of Naples with softball at 6 and baseball at 7 pm.
Sports Cast for March 6th:
Jensen Beach scored four times in their last at bat to rally past Okeechobee 5-4 on Friday. A dropped fly ball helped to fuel the rally for the Falcons. Coach Corey Cook says he’ll take the win.
Trevor Thomas, Ozzy Osceola and Baron Stuart drove in runs for the Brahmans who fall to (1-3) on the season.
Okeechobee softball rallied for two in the sixth to defeat South Fork 3-2. It has been awhile since Okeechobee defeated South Fork.
Coach Mary Huff says her team made her nervous throughout. Lauren Bostwick had a key RBI triple for Okeechobee.
Megan Hargraves had an RBI and scored a run for the Lady Brahmans. She says this was a big win for their confidence.
Sports Cast for March 3rd:
Two Okeechobee wrestlers qualified for the state wrestling finals that begin today in Kissimmee. Kallen Pinerio finished second at the regional in the 145 pound weight division.
Austin Scee finished fourth in the 132 pound division. Pinerio says he met his goal at regional and will live out a dream this weekend. Scee says he has worked for years to have this experience and wants to take advantage of it
Okeechobee as a team finished seventh at the regional.
Jill Crosby threw a shutout as Okeechobee dominated Clewiston 18-0 in girls softball action last night.
On the sports schedule today, the softballers return home to host South Fork, JV at 5 and varsity at 7. Okeechobee track along with several big lake teams compete at a meet at Seminole Ridge this afternoon. OHS baseball visits Jensen Beach at 7 pm.
Sports Cast for March 2nd:
Artha Jonassaint was the Brahman award winner for the girl’s volleyball team this year. She played sparingly this year but still won the award for her vocal support of her teammates. Jonassaint says she got close to her senior teammates and enjoyed the season. She says she learned how tough it is to sit the bench this year
OHS tennis dropped matches to Lincoln Park and Martin County this week.
On the sports schedule tonight
OHS girls softball visits Clewiston with JV at 5 and varsity to follow.