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Sports Cast 2/16

Sports Cast for February 16th:

Cheyenne Nunez drove in three runs and Lexi Ward and Taylor Amadon each scored three runs as Okeechobee blasted Moore Haven 16-6 in girls’ softball action Friday.

Coach Mary Huff said her girls didn’t strike out at the plate and were dialed in after a good week of hitting practice. Huff said she continues to learn something new about her girls and is impressed with how they have started the season. Okeechobee is now 3-0 on the season.

Boys’ baseball whipped Fort Pierce Westwood 11-1.

Baron Stuart drove home two runs and Mason Adams and Chase Quisenberry pitched well on the mound for Okeechobee, which improved to (3-0) on the season.

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Sports Cast 2/13

Sports Cast for February 13th:

WOKC Sports photo girls tennis vs Lake PlacidTrenton Hickman and Paul Jackson had two hits apiece and Baron Stuart had five strikeouts on the mound as Okeechobee defeated Fort Pierce Central 4-2 in boy’s baseball action Thursday afternoon.

A two run fifth was the difference for Okeechobee. Layton Thomas reached base three times on walks.

The Brahman home opener is tonight against Fort Pierce Westwood at 7 pm.

Coach Eric Kindell says this might be one of the more talented groups of kids he’s seen at Okeechobee. Kindell said the kids are very confident and are working hard. He just wants them to keep an edge and not rest on last season’s success

Eric Kindell on OHS baseball season preview

OHS girls’ tennis lost to Jensen Beach yesterday, 5-2. Chelsea Walker won a three set match over Alex Biggs, 2-6, 6-4 and 10-4 in the tie breaker. Hannah Raulerson lost in a tie breaker to Allison Vaughn in a three set match.   The doubles team of Artha Jonassaint and Chelsea Walker were also victorious.

On the sport schedule tonight, OHS softball hosts Moore Haven, JV at 5:30 and varsity at 7:30 pm. The team will also hold a fund raiser barbecue dinner for 9 dollars.

Moore Haven baseball hosts Glades Day at 7 pm.

Sports Cast 2/12

Sports Cast for February 12th:

Lexi ward drove home two runs in the Lady Brahmans 16-5 victory at Fort Pierce Central on Tuesday. The senior will be counted on to provide steady leadership this year at second base and at the plate.

Ward says she’s looking forward to the year. Ward lost seven close friends who graduated and admits the team has changed a lot in the last year. She said she is getting used to the new team. The girls’ home opener is tomorrow night versus Moore Haven.

Lexi Ward on OHS softball season preview

OHS tennis swept Lake Placid Tuesday, the boys 7-0 and the girls 5-2.

Moore Haven softball defeated South West Florida Christian 9-7. Moore Haven baseball lost to Immokalee 13-1.

On the sports schedule today, OHS tennis will host Jensen Beach at 3:30 pm.   OHS baseball will visit Fort Pierce Central first pitch at 3:30. Moore Haven softball visits LaBelle at 7 pm.

Sports Cast 2/11

Sports Cast for February 11th:

Okeechobee Brahman baseball won their season opener, 4-2 at John Carroll last night.

Layton Thomas, Trenton Hickman, Baron Stuart and Paul Jackson all had RBIs for Okeechobee. Coach Eric Kindell said his hitters did well against quality pitching. Starting pitcher Kevin Coleman threw three strong innings for the win. Coach Kindell said Coleman did it against quality hitters.

Okeechobee plays at Fort Pierce Central on Thursday.

Tonight OHS wrestling visits South Fork at 6 pm.

Lady Brahman softball defeated Fort Pierce Central, with an 8 run seventh inning, 16-5 last night to improve to (2-0). Jordan Lawlis got the win on the mound.   Okeechobee pounded out 10 hits in the ball game. Their home opener is Friday.

Sports Cast 2/10

Sports Cast for February 10th:

Lady Brahman softball overcame Sebring 8-6 in their season opener. Jordan Lawlis picked up the win on the mound. Cheyenne Nunez and Raylee Coleman had two hits apiece. Megan Hargraves went 3 for 4 for Okeechobee.

Head Coach Mary Huff said the team has enough talent to again be a district title contender this year despite the loss of key seniors off last year’s team. Huff says development of younger pitchers to give the staff more depth will be a key element to the team’s success this year

The Lady Brahmans first home game is Friday night against Moore Haven.

The Moore Haven Lady Terriers lost in the regional basketball playoffs to Community School of Naples in a blowout to finish their season at 8 and 13.

On the sports schedule today:

OHS tennis hosts Lake Placid 3:30 pm

OHS baseball at John Carroll 6 pm.

OHS softball at Fort Pierce Central 4 pm varsity only

Moore Haven softball at SW Florida Christian 4 pm

Moore Haven baseball hosts Immokalee 5 pm

Sports Cast 2/9

Sports Cast for February 9th:

Jesse Mond was named the most outstanding player for the Brahman junior varsity football team this year. The freshmen were among the team leaders in tackles and were a very consistent force on the defense this year. He said he appreciated this award. Mond said it was a bit of a transition to go from youth to high school ball this past year but his game grew as the season wore on. Mond is one of many vying for varsity spots on the Brahmans next year.

Mond 1

Mond 2

Zeke Matthews had a two run double; Paul Jackson had an RBI double and Gabe Greseth an RBI single to lead Okeechobee to a 5-3 win over John Carroll at the Brahman preseason classic on Friday night.

Okeechobee opens the regular season on Tuesday at John Carroll in Ft. Pierce.

Sports Cast 2/6

Sports Cast for February 6th:

Julia Weldon will represent the Okeechobee weight lifting team at the state finals tomorrow in Kissimmee. The senior was the only girl to qualify from sectionals this year.

Weldon competes at 118 pounds. She felt her season has gone well. She has been on the weight lifting team for four years. She also plays travel volleyball.

Weldon went to the state finals last year so she knows what to expect. She wants to go to college and get a cosmetology degree and run her own business.

Julia Weldon on weight lifting state tournament

Okeechobee baseball season gets underway with a preseason game tonight at 7 pm against John Carroll at home. The Brahmans will meet Lake Placid Saturday morning at 11 a.m.

OHS girls’ softball regular season begins in Sebring tonight, JV at 5 and the varsity at 7 pm.

OHS wrestling takes part in the Sebring Spiegel tournament this weekend.

Sports Cast 2/5

Sports Cast for February 5th:

Greg Hernandez won the Joseph Julian Award for the Brahman football team this year.

The senior was honored for his consistency, his community service, and his team leadership this year. Hernandez was also named to play in the Treasure Coast versus Brevard All Star football game but was unable to play due to injury. Hernandez says the award means a lot to him. Hernandez says he’d like to play football in college. He also is off to a strong start on the wrestling team before his injury as he was undefeated at Christmas Break.

Hernandez says he’ll always remember Friday night games and his teammates. Okeechobee tennis got off to a good start this week with the boys teams shutting out Clewiston and John Carroll. 3 seniors lead the boys’ team this year Colt Root, Lucas Penido, Dylan Ferneau along with Junior Otto Ramirez.

Greg Hernandez on Joseph Julian Award

The girl’s team also got a shutout win over Clewiston on Tuesday.

The girls have three returning players Kearstin Dorrance, Rachel Williams and Chelsea Walker.

On the sports schedule today, the Brahman baseball preseason classic game tonight is postponed due to the rain.

Moore Haven girls’ basketball competes in the regional quarterfinal of Class 3A against Community School of Naples with tip off at 7 pm.

Sports Cast 2/4

Sports Cast for February 4th:

Boys' Basketball Senior night photo

Boys’ Basketball Senior night photo

Okeechobee went cold as they scored only one point in the second quarter and five points in the third quarter and their season ends in the first round of districts, 40-33 against Jensen Beach. Roshell Thomas had 10 points and Fred Bradley had nine points for the Brahmans. Coach Demetre Riles said he was disappointed in how the team played.

Coach Riles after OHS Loses to Jensen Beach

Brandon MacDougall had 14 points to lead the Falcons, who were able to pound the ball inside.

Riles said Jensen didn’t do anything fancy on defense and that his team just didn’t execute. Okeechobee ends the season at (6-19).

On the sports schedule today, OHS tennis visits John Carroll in Fort Pierce to play at the Lawnwood sports complex at 3:30 pm.

Sports Cast 2/3

Sports Cast for February 3rd:

Antawyn Fludd is defended by Clayton Martin during Fridays game.

Antawyn Fludd is defended by Clayton Martin during Fridays game.

OHS Brahman swim coach Stephen Neafsey is pleased with how the team performed in 2 thousand 14. He said it was a very rewarding season.

Six Brahman swimmers were able to compete at the regional swim meet this past season. A couple of the swimmers narrowly missed a visit to the state finals. Neafsey predicted the team will have state qualifiers in the future.

Stephen Neafsey and Karl Holtkamp on OHS swimming

On the sports schedule today OHS tennis opens their season with a home match with Clewiston at 4:30 pm.

OHS boys’ basketball competes in the district tournament at Jensen Beach against the host school at 6 pm. Moore Haven boys’ basketball meets Evangelical Christian as they host their district tournament tonight at 6:30 pm.

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