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Sports Cast 5/10

Sports Cast for May 10th:

OHS baseball and softball had rough nights last night in the regional players. The baseball team made five errors as they fell to Dwyer 9-0. A five run third broke open the game for the Panthers. Brahman Coach Eric Kindell says the teams gloves betrayed them.

Seven Errors hurt the Lady Brahmans as they fell behind 2-0 in the third and lost to South Fork 7-0 in the regional semifinals last night.

Okeechobee finishes the season with 17 victories.

Moore haven softball defeated Admiral Farragut 5-4 to reach the state semifinals on May 17th against Lakeland Christian.


Sports Cast 5/9

Sports Cast for May 9th:

Okeechobee baseball is excited for the opportunity for regional play this year. Coach Eric Kindell thought his team played a good game in the district championship but a few mistakes came back to hurt them. He says the guys practiced hard on Monday to see faster pitches.

He thinks the game, win or lose, can be productive.

Softball regionals are also tonight.  Okeechobee faces South Fork in the fourth game between the teams this year at 7 pm.

Moore Haven gets a chance at revenge against the team that eliminated them last year, Admiral Farragut, with a home playoff game tonight at 7 p.m


Sports Cast 5/8

Sports Cast for May 8th:

Okeechobee pushed Jensen Beach to the end but lost in a District championship game that took three days to complete, 2-1 on Saturday afternoon. Sean Osceola drove in Cody Louthan with the Brahman run. Jacob Winger drove home the winning run in the bottom of the sixth.

Okeechobee will travel to take on William T. Dwyer in the regional quarterfinals on Tuesday night.

Lillian Henry won the cross country MVP award as a freshman.

She made it to regional and was usually the top finisher for the Lady Brahmans in each race. Henry says she appreciated this award. Henry has been running races since she was six years old. She says she has a lot of work to do if she wants to make state next year.

There are no sports scheduled today.


Sports Cast 5/5

Sports Cast for May 5th:

Crystal Hernandez Estrada was named the Brahman Award winner for girls soccer this year. The Ladies broke the school record for wins with 11 this past season. She says the award opened her eyes wide. Crystal never liked to leave the match and was very supportive of her teammates.

The District title baseball game won’t be completed might not need extra innings but it will need extra days after a thunderstorm and lightning halted last nights game between Jensen Beach and Okeechobee in the third inning with the Falcons leading 1-0.

The game will resume Saturday at 12 noon at Mets Stadium in Port St. Lucie.

Moore Haven softball defeated Northside Christian 5-3 to advance to the Class 3A Regional final next Tuesday at home against Admiral Farragut.

Glades Day softball defeated Miami Christian 15-0 to advance to the Class 2A regional final.


Sports Cast 5/4

Sports Cast for May 4th:

Mason Adams pitched Okeechobee into regional play with a complete game and the Brahmans used small ball to defeat Martin County 3-2 in the high school district playoffs Wednesday. Cody Louthan scored the winning run when a bunt was thrown away by the Tigers in the seventh. Adams says it was a total team effort.

Sean Osceola, Alex Lopez and Adams each had two hits in the game. Adams allowed four hits and struck out seven.

Coach Eric Kindell was pleased with his defense, offense and his pitching.

Okeechobee plays Jensen for the District Title Thursday night at 7pm weather permitting.

Okeechobee softball advanced in the regional playoffs with a 5-2 victory over Dwyer last night.   Jill Crosby pitched a complete game and hit a grand slam. She says the team didn’t lose confidence after falling behind 2-0 in the third. Okeechobee will host South Fork next Tuesday in the semifinals.

Moore Haven softball hosts Northside Christian in a 3A regional semifinal game tonight at 7 p


Sports Cast 5/3

Sports Cast for May 3rd:

Alyssa Howard was named the MVP for the OHS swim team this year. Howard says swimming is a big part of her life. Her best events this year were the 50 freestyle and the 200 free style. She said she hopes to see a larger swim team next year

Dalton Murray of Okeechobee was named all-conference catcher for Valdosta State. His batting average of .385 placed him third in the conference, and he ranked among the Gulf South Conferences top ten in slugging percentage (.608, 7th), on base percentage (.454, 5th), RBI’s (43, 8th), doubles (13, 8th), and sacrifice flies (4, 9th).

On the sports schedule today, the OHS baseball team will try again at districts against Martin County after a rainout yesterday.  First pitch on WOKC is 4 pm.

OHS softball will host William T. Dwyer in the Class 7A regionals at 7 pm.


Sports Cast 5/2

Sports Cast for May 2nd:

Jajuan Cherry was named the Defensive player of the year for the Brahman football team. Cherry says 2 thousand 16 was a great season but it’s over and done with and it’s time to set new goals. Cherry is ranked #5 in the Treasure Coast top 11 players and is already being highly recruited by big time programs. He says he enjoyed getting a taste of the post season last year but wants some more in 2 thousand 17.

Moore Haven baseball season ended with 16 wins as they lost in the opening round of the district tournament to Southwest Florida Christian last night.

No Brahmans qualify for the state track finals.  Daniel Shelley came in fifth in the mile race, with the top four making it to state.

OHS baseball plays at the district tournament this afternoon against Martin County at Jensen Beach high school at 4 pm.


Sports Cast 5/1

Sports Cast for May 1st:

Trace Meding out dueled Sean Osceola as St. Lucie West defeated Okeechobee 3-2 in high school baseball on Friday. Mason Adams and Osceola had RBI for the Brahmans in the first inning. Dylan Morris and Alex Lopez pitched four innings of shutout relief.

Next up for the Brahmans is the district playoff Tuesday against Martin County at Jensen Beach high school at 4 pm.

Moore haven baseball finished their first winning season since 2 thousand 2 with a 19-4 victory over Donahue Catholic Friday.  Alex Pardo had two hits and three RBI and John Wright added two hits and two RBI.  The Terriers scored 11 runs in the second inning.

Lady Brahman bowling coach Cindy Warren enjoyed her first year as coach.

She admits it has been a struggle to have enough bowlers to have the team. Warren says the greatest part of the season was the teamwork and how the girls worked together.


Sports Cast 4/28

Sports Cast for April 28th:

Okeechobee wins the district softball crown with a thrilling 3-0 victory over South Fork last night.

Jill Crosby pitched a shutout on the mound. She says she was determined and didn’t want to let her teammates down. Full video of interview on Facebook page.

She had several great defensive plays behind her. Lauren Bostwick caught a ball at the fence in the early innings and then robbed South Fork of an extra base hit with a sliding catch late in the game.

It was coach Mary Huffs first district title as coach after two as a player. She says this made all the hard work worth it this year. Full interview on Facebook page.

Okeechobee will now host a regional game for the first time in five years when they host William T. Dwyer on May 3 at 7 pm.


Sports Cast 4/26

Sports Cast for April 26th:

Okeechobee softball earned another regional berth with a 14-3 run rule victory over Jensen Beach last night. Haley Underhill had three hits and four RBI including a three run homerun.

Jillian Crosby threw a complete game and gave up five hits and three runs. Underhill injured her shoulder and is unable to pitch.  She has focused on her hitting lately to continue making contributions to the team.

Coach Mary Huff says Crosby will have to do a better job of pitching well from the start of games as Jensen Beach scored twice in the first.

South Fork defeated Martin County 10-0 in the other semifinal.

The two teams meet in the district finals Thursday at 7 pm at OHS.

Boys baseball defeated Avon Park 4-2.  Cody Louthan and Alex Lopez each drove in two runs.  Mason Adams pitched a complete game with eight strikeouts.

On the sports schedule today, the OHS wrestling team holds their annual awards banquet at 6 pm at the High school cafeteria.


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