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Sports Cast 11/13

Sports Cast for November 13th:

Brahman Boys' Basketball

Brahman Boys’ Basketball

Okeechobee got 12 points from Demetrius Clark and eight points from both Lashawn Mosley and Chris Epps as they defeated Desoto, 61-41 at the Brahman preseason classic last night. Okeechobee played much better on defense and on the boards, limiting the Bulldogs to only 14 points in the first half.

Demetrius Clark on win over Desoto

Brahman Coach Demetre Riles says he knew his team had an advantage and wanted to insure his team executed the game plan. Clark hit an early three point basket and the Brahmans had 11 different players score points in the game.   He said the effort was there from his teammates. Shawn Brown led Arcadia with 13 points. Clewiston defeated Lake Placid 53-43 in the other game.

Demetre Riles on win over Desoto

Demetre Riles after loss to Lake Placid

Kaetwon Lowe on winning shot over chobee

Boys’ soccer lost at Fort Pierce Central 2-1 in their season opener last night.

Moore Haven girls’ soccer is off to an (0-2) start with a 5-1 loss to Jupiter Christian and a 4-1 loss to Lake Placid.

The Okeechobee Wildcat youth football will have two teams 7-8 and 11-12 play in the Tri county Youth football league championship games Saturday morning in Indiantown starting at 10:30 am at Timer powers Park.

On the sports schedule today, Lady Brahman basketball visits Lake Placid with JV at 6 pm. Moore Haven boys’ soccer visits South West Florida Christian at 4 pm.


Sports Cast 11/12

Sports Cast for November 12th:

Kaetwon Lowe (Kay Tron) hit a three point basket as time expired to lead Lake Placid to a 61-58 victory over Okeechobee at the Brahman preseason classic last night.

Lake Placid had 7 seconds to bring the ball up the court and Lowe got a good look from the right wing to give the Dragons the victory. He said it was all about keeping composure. Okeechobee fell behind early 19-5 but battled back in the second half to tie the score on a Roshell Thomas free throw at 58, setting the stage for Lowe’s heroics.

Brahman Coach Demetre Riles said his team had nothing to hang its heads for because they worked hard. Riles said the team must improve on defense and especially on rebounding. The team shot 22 of 65 from the floor. Demetrius Clark led Okeechobee with 18 points, five rebounds and five steals.

Thomas had 13 points and Gerald McKee had 12 points. In the other game Clewiston blew out Arcadia, 66-24. Tonight Clewiston faces Lake Placid at 5:30 and Okeechobee plays Arcadia around 7 pm.

Lady Brahman basketball was blown out, both varsity and junior varsity at South Fork Monday.

On the sports schedule today, boys’ soccer opens their season at Fort Pierce Central at 6 pm. Moore Haven boys and girls soccer are in action, the boys at Atlantic Christian Academy at 6 pm and the girls at Glades Day at 4 pm.

 


Sports Cast 11/11

Sports Cast for November 11th:

Hannah Raulerson #7 and Callie Swant #21 defend South Forks Victoria Pacheco Monday.

Hannah Raulerson #7 and Callie Swant #21 defend South Forks Victoria Pacheco Monday.

Brahman boys’ hoops open up tonight with a preseason tournament tonight   Arcadia, Lake Placid and Clewiston also are involved in the tournament tonight and Wednesday. Games are to begin at 5:30 this evening.

New boys coach Demetri Riles has required a lot more off the court from his players; he expects better academics, school attendance and behavior. He also wants a more disciplined team on the court.

Riles says so far the response from the players has been great. The team returns just two starters from last year’s team which struggled in the second half.

Riles says he expects the team to compete right away. Key players will include Roshell Thomas, Demetrius Clarke, Bubba Fludd when healthy, Tyrone Joseph, and several others.

Demetri Riles on boys hoops season

Lady Brahman soccer crushed by South Fork last night, 10-0, the game ended on the mercy rule at halftime.

On the schedule today in addition to the boys’ preseason basketball tournament, Moore Haven girls’ basketball will visit South West Florida Christian at 5 pm.


Sports Cast 11/7

Sports Cast for November 7th:

Okeechobee cross country set for tomorrows regional at South Fork high school. The boys’ team finished runners up at districts and the entire team will compete. Vernice Leon, who finished seventh at districts, will be the only Lady Brahman in the race.

Leon says she was happy with how she did at districts. Daniel Shelley led the boys’ team with a fifth place finish at districts. He too is a sophomore. He said he had to earn this finish at districts. Mariah Mosley came off the bench to grab eight rebounds and score four points as Okeechobee rallied from a seven point halftime deficit to defeat Moore Haven, 31-25 last night at the Lady Brahman preseason classic.

Vernice Leon on district cross country

Daniel Shelley on district cross country

Mosley said the team won with defense after a half time pep talk but struggled against the determined Lady Terriers.

Taylor Trent led Okeechobee with nine points.

Darlah Cypress and Sunni Bearden each had 10 points for Moore Haven.

John Carroll defeated Glades Day in the other game, 45-27.

On the sports schedule tonight, Brahman football ends their season against state ranked Clewiston. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 this evening.

Vincent Lewis on Moore Haven win over JC

Joe Smith on win over Moore Haven


Sports Cast 11/6

Sports Cast for November 6th:

Taylor Trent had 14 points, shooting 7 from 11 from the floor to lead Okeechobee to an easy victory over Glades Day 50-15 at their preseason classic. Bri Baker added six points and Sha’Dajia Williams added four points, five rebounds and two steals for Okeechobee.

Coach Joe Smith said the girls have a lot of improvement to do on offense but he liked the first game. Okeechobee played junior varsity and varsity players in the game to get them experience.

Moore Haven won the earlier game 37-25 over John Carroll. Darlah Cypress led the Terriers with 18 points and 10 steals.

Joe Smith After OHS beat Glades Day 11-5-14

Darlah Cypress on MH win over JC

Vincent Lewis on Moore Haven win over JC

She said it was a good first effort for the team.

Sunni Bearden added seven points and 10 steals for Moore Haven.

Tonight John Carroll tangles with Glades Day at 5:30 followed by Okeechobee versus Moore Haven at about 7 pm.


Sports Cast 11/5

Sports Cast for November 5th:

Bianey Serrano scored the only goal as LaBelle defeated Okeechobee 1-0 in girls’ soccer last night. Goal keeper Josie Griffin had a strong game for Okeechobee. LaBelle didn’t score until the 75th minute of the match.

Lady Brahman Coach Lori Harper Kyle said the team showed vast improvement over two blowout defeats last week on the road at LaBelle and Lincoln Park. Coach Kyle said the girls didn’t quit but still have work to do on passing and offense

=Lori Harper Kyle on loss to LaBelle

Okeechobee lost to Kissimmee-Osceola on Monday, 4-1.

Lady Brahman volleyball falls in the regional semifinal, embarrassed in three games by Jensen Beach, 25-11, 25-4 and 25-18.

On the sports schedule, the Lady Brahman basketball team opens their season with a preseason classic tonight. Moore Haven meets John Carroll at 5:30 and Okeechobee takes on Glades Day at 7 pm.


Sports Cast 11/3

Sports Cast for November 3rd:

WOKC Photo district cross country 2014 photo 2A listless Brahman team got run over by Jensen Beach 42-0 on Friday. The Falcons took advantage of three Okeechobee fumbles and received 171 yards of offense and three touchdowns from Josh Abel. QB Kade Glenn threw for 74 yards and a touchdown to Dylan Ruytna (Root na) and also ran for a 30 yard touchdown. Jensen Coach Tim Caffey said he wasn’t sure at first how this game would pan out..

Abel rushed for touchdowns of 10, two and 14 yards in the game. He said the offense has executed well in the past month. Okeechobee was led by Jajuan Cherry with 43 yards in offense.

Tyrese Jackson rushed for 92 yards and a touchdown for Jensen. Heritage defeated Bayside so Heritage is the district champion and Bayside the runner up.

Moore Haven Terriers defeated St. John Neumann 27-17, they finished in a three way tie for district 2A-6 runner up with Neumann and Evangelical Christian, those three play tonight in a tie breaker at Evangelical Christian.


Sports Cast 10/31

Sports Cast for October 31st:

Nathanael Bean was able to set two school records this year for the Brahman swim team and is excited about competing at the regional tomorrow in relays, the 200 freestyle and the 500 yard freestyle. Bean said he looks forward to the competition

Nathanael Bean on swim regional

Bean and 15 other Brahmans compete at Ransom Everglades high school in Miami. He said it’ll be different than districts, but he hopes for similar results. Other boys to watch for Okeechobee include Michael Muros, the school record setter in the 200-freestyle, and William Castillo.

On the sports schedule today, Brahman football wraps up their district schedule at Jensen Beach tonight with kickoff at 7 pm. Moore Haven Terriers must win to force a three way tie for district runner up when they host St. John Neumann at 7:30 tonight.

On Saturday OYFL will host five youth football games, just one Okeechobee team, the senior team, will play. Games begin at 9 am.


Sports Cast 10/30

Sports Cast for October 30th:

Bethany Hardcastle of South Fork won the district cross country championship for the second time and Sam Geiman of Suncoast took the boys crown at the Okeechobee Ag Civic Center Wednesday.

Bethany Hardcastle on district crown

The Okeechobee boys’ squad finished second to qualify for regional again this year led by Daniel Shelley who took fifth place. Vernice Leon will represent the Lady Brahmans as she finished in seventh place. Hardcastle took control and ran going away in the girls’ race. She said conditions were pretty tough. Geiman was pushed hard by some of his teammates as he finished in less than 17 minutes. He said he liked the course and his second district crown in two years at Okeechobee.

Taylor Gibson rookie award for YMS basketball

Sam Geiman on district cross country title

The Brahman swim teams are working hard this week to compete at their regional swim meet Saturday in Miami.

Aubrie Reister is trying to become the first swimmer to make state from Okeechobee in a while as she is seeded 7th in the 2 hundred free styles. She says she is looking forward to the challenge Saturday.

On the sports schedule today, girls’ soccer visits Lincoln Park Academy at 4 pm. The girls fell to Labelle earlier this week, 7-1. Freshmen football players will play at Sebastian River at 6 pm.


Sports Cast 10/29

Sports Cast for October 29th:

Sixteen Okeechobee high school swimmers will compete in the regional meet at Ransom Everglades High school in Miami Saturday, a record number for the team. Coach Stephen Neafsey says the swim team continues to improve and really met their goals this year. The team also set some school records at districts to build momentum for Saturdays regional

Swimmers to attend include Aubrie Reister, Neresa McLaren, Payton Byrd, Christina Orender, Jacqueline Orender, Morgan Bolan, Hunter Bosworth, Alyssa Howard and Trisha Lara. Boys to compete include Erik Gaitan, Lucas Penido, Cameron Whitlock, Ryan Daniel, William Castillo, Nathanael Bean and Michael Muros.

The Lady Brahman volleyball team advanced to the regional semifinals in Class 6 A last night with a 3-0 sweep at Pembroke Pines Charter School, 25-11, 25-22 and 25-12. They will face Jensen Beach on November 4th at 7 pm.

On the sports schedule today, the cross country team competes in their district meet at the Ag Civic Center in Okeechobee starting at 4 pm.


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