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Sports Cast for January 22nd:
Okeechobee outscored Moore Haven 39-21 in the second half as they won their senior night game, 57-39 in girls’ basketball last night. It was the final home game for seniors Cheyenne Nunez, Aaliyah Johnson, Imari Roberts and Lahna Baker.
Raylee Coleman had 12 points and 18 rebounds and Johnson added 16 points for the Brahmans.
Johnson said she kept fighting after a poor first half. Coleman said the girls really came out strong together in the second half.
Nunez played with a knee injury but didn’t want to disappoint her fans. She said she was disappointed she couldn’t play up to par. Sydnee Cypress led Moore Haven with 18 points.
On the sports schedule today, OHS girls’ basketball visits Desoto High with JV at 6 and varsity at 7:30. Moore haven boys’ hoops host Pahokee with JV at 6 and varsity at 7:30. OHS freshman, boys’ basketball plays Westwood at 4 pm. The JV and varsity play Hardee at home tonight, JV at 6 and varsity at 7:30 pm.
Sports Cast for January 21st:
Okeechobee boy’s basketball won their 14th game of the season with a 71-61 victory at Clewiston last night.
Pemayetv Emahakv swept Osceola in middle school basketball, the girls won 25-14, Julia Smith had 18 points for the Seminoles and LaFasia Smith six points for Osceola. The boys team defeated Osceola 44-36. Cole Younger had 16 points and Veyon Washington 12 points for Osceola. Silas Madrigal had 15 points and Robert Harris 10 points for the Seminoles.
Lady Brahman basketball senior night tonight against Moore Haven at 6 pm. Cheyenne Nunez will undergo knee surgery tomorrow and miss the district tournament. She will likely miss at least half of the softball season. She suffered the injury two weeks ago against Martin County. She said it was a difficult decision to stop playing but she had to think about her future after high school.
The tip tonight is at 6 pm. Also Moore Haven boys basketball hosts Lake Placid tonight with JV at 6 and varsity a t 7:30 pm.
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Sports Cast for January 20th:
Edrick Neal won the player of the year award for the Brahman football team this year. He had 87 pancake blocks and a 91 percent blocking grade on the offensive line. Neal was thrilled with the honor. He said after two pedestrian years, he wanted to be a star player as a senior. Neal is being recruited by such schools as Bethune Cookman, and Grambling and could get a college scholarship.
Wil Charmant had 23 points as Treasure Coast blew out Okeechobee in boys’ basketball action Tuesday, 79-45. Shaquoy Ferrol led Okeechobee with 12 points. The Brahmans play at Clewiston tonight.
Brahman boys’ soccer advanced to the district semifinal with a 4-0 defeat of Suncoast.
Okeechobee will play Palm Beach Lakes today at 5 pm at South Fork high school in the semifinals.
On the sports schedule today, Brighton middle school basketball will host Moore Haven at 4:30 and 5:45pm. OHS volleyball holds their awards banquet at 6:30 pm.
Sports Cast for January 19th:
Aaliyah Johnson scored the final 8 points of the game for Okeechobee , including two three point baskets in the final minute to lead Okeechobee to aa 46-40 victory at home over Port St. Lucie Monday. Johnson had 19 points in the game.
Coach Joe Smith said nobody deserves this kind of night more than Aaliyah. It was a back and forth game throughout until Johnson’s heroics down the stretch.
Johnson said it was a great opportunity for her to show what she can do. Michelle Anderson had 14 points to lead Port St. Lucie.
The old school team led by Brahman Coach Demetre Riles and the new school team led by Shaquoy Ferrol won the Douglas Brown basketball tournaments on Monday to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Junior’s birthday.
On the sports schedule today, Osceola Middle school visits Pemayetv Emahakv for girls and boys hoops at 4:30, Moore Haven high school girls will host Glades Central at 5:30. OHS boys’ basketball will host Treasure Coast with JV at 5:30 and varsity at 7 pm. OHS boys’ soccer competes in districts at South Fork against Suncoast at 5 pm.
Sports Cast for January 18th:
Eau Gallie jumped out to an 11 point lead in the first quarter and then held off Okeechobee 52-48 in high school boy’s basketball on Friday. Demetrius Clark gave Okeechobee a one point lead with a steal and bucket in the final 30 seconds but the Commodores would score five points in the final 15 seconds to win.
Anthony Santiago’s tough baseline jumper behind the backboard gave Eau Gallie the lead 49-48 and Okeechobee turned the ball over leading to a three point play on a fast break to decide the game.
Coach Demetre Riles said the team fought hard in the second half. Clark led Okeechobee with 16 points and Shaquoy Ferrol added 13 points battling leg injuries in the second half.
Eau Gallie also won the junior varsity contest.
On the sports schedule today, girls basketball will host Port St. Lucie with JV at 5:30 and varsity at 7 pm.
Sports Cast for January 15th:
Janel Aponte had 13 points and Taylor Gibson six points, nine rebounds and five steals as Yearling defeated Arch-Rivals Brighton 35-27 in middle school basketball Thursday.
Yearling won for the fourth time this year.
Coach Erin Morrow said her girls didn’t want to lose at the buzzer like they did at Brighton in December.
Gibson helped to fuel a 16-2 run in the second quarter for Yearling as they took control.
She said her teammates had their hearts in this game. Julia Smith led Brighton with 14 points. Amber Mitchell had seven rebounds for Yearling.
Brighton wins the boys game 31-14. Silas Madrigal had 13 points and nine steals for the Seminoles. Richard Harris had seven points and 10 rebounds.
Brighton Coach Kevin Jackson said his team played hard on defense. Brendon Trojenowski led Yearling with eight rebounds and two points.
On the sports schedule today, OHS wrestlers take place in a tournament today and Saturday at Martin County high. OHS girls’ basketball visits Sebastian River at 5:30 and 7. Boys’ basketball hosts Eau Gallie with JV at 5:30 and varsity to follow.
Sports Cast for January 14th:
Okeechobee defeated Port St. Lucie in high school wrestling Wednesday.
Blake Everett, Austin Scee, Drayton Billie, Jarrett Mills, and Alex Hernandez all won with pinfalls last night.
Everett said he was glad to contribute to the victory
Hernandez was able to win in 14 seconds and was disappointed the match ended so quickly
Okeechobee also had two forfeit victories and a victory by Lamar Williams due to an injury.
Port St. Lucie won all the heavier weight classes from 182 up.
Coach Bruce Jahner said all of the wrestlers contributed to this win.
Brahman boys soccer shut out Fort Pierce 3-0 yesterday.
On the sports schedule today, Yearling middle school hosts Brighton Middle school for basketball at 4:30 today. Moore Haven boys and girls basketball will host Out of Door Academy of Sarasota beginning at 5:30 tonight. Okeechobee JV and varsity soccer visit Port St. Lucie beginning at 5 pm tonight.
Sports Cast for January 13th:
Heritage Palm Bay took advantage of the injury riddled Lady Brahmans with a 59-21 in high school girls basketball. Three starters were out for Okeechobee. Nydia Lampkin had 11 points, 10 blocks and five steals for the Panthers. She said her team played well together Heritage also won the JV contest 62-11.
Veyon Washington had 11 points, four steals and five rebounds as Osceola upset Yearling to get their first victory of the season Tuesday. Cole Younger pulled down 15 rebounds and added five points for the Warriors.
Coach Justin Perman said it was a lot different than the teams’ first meeting. Washington said he thought the team fought harder in this game.
Ozzie Osceola had six points and four steals for Yearling.
On the sports schedule today:
Sports Cast for January 12th:
Boys soccer celebrated their senior night with a 5-0 victory over Fort Pierce Westwood to earn their 9th win of the season last night.
Wilson Barahona, Isaac Garcia, Gabriel Hernandez, Adrian Guerrero and Alfredo Renteria had goals for Okeechobee.
Barahona, Giovanny Garcia, Jesus Garcia and Bryan Pinon had assists for Okeechobee.
Coach Lonnie Sears said senior night turned out well.
10 Brahman seniors were honored in the chilly cold after the match. The stadium also lost half its lights for much of the match.
Goal keeper Tyler Selph said he tried not to let it bother him in goal.
Another senior Cole Owens said he enjoyed his soccer career at Okeechobee High school. Okeechobee’s district tournament is next week.
Moore haven girls’ soccer season ended with a 3-1 loss to Berean Christian Monday.
Lady Brahman girls’ soccer season ended at districts with an 8-0 loss to unbeaten South Fork.
On the sports schedule today, Brighton middle school hosts Clewiston at 4:30 and 5:45.
Osceola will meet Yearling for basketball at Okeechobee high school tonight with girls at 4:30 and boys at 5:45.
Sports Cast for January 11th:
Seminole Ridge outlasted Okeechobee 85-81 in overtime Friday night. Shaqouy Ferrol had 27 points and 23 rebounds. Demetrius Clark had 28 points and nine rebounds for Okeechobee.
The boys also lost to Piper of Fort Lauderdale 57-45 Saturday in the Treasure Coast vs Florida tournament at Martin County High school. The boys’ junior varsity team defeated Seminole Ridge 69-46 Friday.
Okeechobee boys’ soccer shut out Kissimmee Osceola 3-0 on Friday.
Moore Haven boys’ basketball fell 57-54 to Out of Door Academy of Sarasota.
Moore Haven boys’ soccer lost to Pahokee 8-0. Richard Speiss took home the Brahman Award from the OHS bowling banquet in December. He said he started bowling at age 7 and really enjoyed competing for the high school. Speiss plans to be a four year letter winner next year and could be the best bowler coming back for the boys next year. He had a high game of 167 this year and said it came at a good time in a competitive match
On the sports schedule today.
Lady Brahman basketball hosts Heritage tonight with JV at 5:30 and varsity at 7 pm
Boys soccer will host Westwood at 6 pm