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Sports Cast for March 17th:
Baylee Farless returned an interception 51 yards for a score to lead Okeechobee to a 7-6 victory in flag football over St. Lucie West Centennial Monday. The Lady Brahman defense turned aside three Eagle drives in the red zone in the fourth quarter to pull out the win.
Coach Jeff Whitlock was pleased with how hard his team played in the hot and humid conditions. Dracea Peacock knocked away a desperation pass on the final play for Okeechobee.
Farless pick six occurred in the second quarter and turned the game around.
Okeechobee also won the Junior varsity contest 20-0. Ashlee Hagan caught a touchdown pass and ran for a second score and Jessica Cason caught a touchdown pass for Okeechobee. QB Julia Dupree threw for two scores.
Brahman baseball defeats Spanish River at the Lake Worth tournament 4-2. Kevin Coleman got the win in relief and Jarred Morgan picked up the save. Gabe Greseth and Paul Jackson both had two hits for Okeechobee. Baron Stuart and Coleman added RBIS.
The Brahmans will play again today at the tournament and again Thursday and Friday.
Sports Cast for March 16th:
Port St. Lucie took advantage of 4 Okeechobee errors and Zack Taglieri pitched a complete game five hit shutout to lead the Jags to a 7-0 victory over the Brahmans in high school baseball Friday. Taglieri added two runs batted in.
Layton Thomas had two hits for Okeechobee.
Coach Eric Kindell said his team continued to struggle at the plate and can’t win games that way. He said the players are putting too much pressure on themselves.
Morgan Blourne Had 16 strikeouts and limited Okeechobee to two hits as South Fork defeated Okeechobee 7-1 in softball Friday night. Okeechobee also made 5 errors.
Coach Mary Huff said her team went from 20 hits against Moore Haven to zero offense against the Bulldogs
The boys baseball team plays four games at the Lake Worth tournament this week, Tuesday through Friday.
Flag football today at home with JV at 4 and varsity at 5 pm.
Sports Cast for March 13th:
Erik Gaitan will represent Okeechobee high today at the state wrestling finals in the 182 pound weight class.
Gaitan finished third at regional last week in Jensen Beach.
He said he was pleased with how he performed. Gaitan said he enjoyed wrestling guys he was unfamiliar with at regionals and noted the state finals will be an experience he’ll always remember. 16 wrestlers compete in each weight class at the Silver Spurs Arena.
Kristen Dryden had four hits and threw a complete game four hitter to lead Okeechobee past Moore Haven 15-1 in high school softball last night at the Brighton Indian Reservation. Raylee Coleman and Jordan Lawlis added three hits apiece.
Brahman JV softball trounced Moore Haven last night 15-0.
On the sports schedule today, varsity flag football travel to Fort Pierce Westwood at 4 pm. OHS JV baseball visits Avon Park at 6 pm. OHS softball hosts South Fork with JV at 5 and varsity at 7 pm.
OHS baseball hosts Port St. Lucie at 7 pm.
Moore Haven track competes today in the Edison Relays.
Sports Cast for March 12th:
Jacob Dupree will represent Okeechobee at the state wrestling finals starting tomorrow at Silver Spurs Arena in Kissimmee. Dupree was runner up at the Region 4-2A wrestling tournament last week in the 1 hundred and 95 pound weight class.
Dupree said it was an emotional moment when he knew he had qualified. He grew up in Okeechobee, tried other sports as a kid, but found his niche as a wrestler, even getting to wrestle at Flowing Wells High School in Arizona for a time in high school
LaBelle defeated Moore Haven 13-0 in boys baseball last night. The game was scoreless after five innings. Adrian Pardo pitched a five strong innings for the Terriers.
Moore Haven did beat Pahokee earlier this week 13-3. Payton Woodward and Marquis Hallback both had two hits. Hallback has signed to play football for Georgia Southern.
On the sports schedule, OHS tennis hosts Sebring this afternoon at 3:30 pm. OHS softball tangles with Moore Haven on the Brighton Indian Reservation tonight with JV at 5:30 and varsity to follow around 7 pm. Moore Haven Track hosts a meet this afternoon at 3:30 pm.
Sports Cast for March 11th:
Boys baseball was shut out and held to three hits by a pair of South Fork pitchers, Ryan Nolan and Dillon Isom as they fell to the Bulldogs 2-0 in a key district game last night.
Coach Eric Kindell said his team made some crucial errors that again cost them the game. Offensively his team couldn’t get anything going. Kindell said they’ll have to do a better job of hitting off speed pitches. Dylan MaWinney had an RBI double and two hits for South Fork. Baron Stuart, Kevin Coleman and Jarred Morgan had base hits for Okeechobee.
Lady Brahman softball defeated Jensen Beach 7-3 last night. Jordan Lawlis pitched a complete game four hitter on the mound with seven strikeouts. She had a good night at the plate as well with three hits and three runs batted in. Lexi Ward added two hits for Okeechobee. A four run third was the difference for Okeechobee.
Moore Haven baseball lost at Canterbury 11-0 last night.
On the sports schedule today Moore Haven baseball hosts LaBelle, JV at 4 pm and varsity at 7 pm.
Sports Cast for March 10th:
Olney says with a lot of kids graduating off the team this year, they need to find players to keep the bowling program going. Her daughter Jessica finished third at districts, just out of the running for state. Brian Chapman continued to be one of the best bowlers in South Florida. Olney says the team really performed well this year. The boys tennis team smacked Port St. Lucie 7-0 yesterday as they won all but two of the matches via shutouts.
On the sports schedule today, OHS tennis hosts South Fork at 3 pm. Moore Haven softball visits Community School of Naples, Moore Haven is ranked in the state after a 6-1 start. Moore Haven baseball hosts Canterbury. OHS Flag football opens at Vero Beach with JV at 4 and varsity at 5 pm. OHS softball will travel to Jensen Beach with Junior Varsity at 5 and varsity at 7. OHS baseball will host South fork at 7 pm.
Sports Cast for March 9th:
Jensen Beach scored twice in the 8th inning to defeat Okeechobee 6-4 in high school baseball action Friday.
Brendon Ogle pitched four strong innings but the Brahmans rallied from three runs down to tie in regulation. A controversial take out slide prevented Okeechobee from turning a double play in the eighth inning to keep the game tied.
Coach Eric Kindell said his team made too many mistakes and can’t control what the umpires do to impact a game. Kindell said his offense was held in check for most of the night by the Falcons but still didn’t give up in the later innings.
Layton Thomas had two RBISs to lead Okeechobee. Baron Stuart allowed only one earned run in 4 and a third innings for the Brahmans. Okeechobee fell to 6-3 on the season.’
The Okeechobee tennis teams visit Port St. Lucie at 3 pm this afternoon.
Boys JV baseball visits Sebring at 6:30 pm.
Sports Cast for March 6th:
Jonathon Crawford is excited to be a member of the Cincinnati Reds organization. He said the trade from the Tigers came as a complete surprise. He was traded for all-star pitcher Alfredo Simon in December.
Crawford said the Reds have told him he is a starting pitcher until he proves otherwise.
He currently is training with the Reds in Goodyear, Arizona and is ranked as the teams 9th best prospect.
He said his goal is to open some eyes in spring training. Crawford says it’s a great opportunity to be with the Reds and he’s excited to be at his first big league spring training.
On the sports schedule today, OHS baseball hosts Jensen Beach at 7 pm. OHS JV softball competes at a tournament in Palm Beach Gardens tonight at 5 pm vs Gulliver Prep and again on Saturday night at 6:30 against Palm Beach Central.
Sports Cast for March 5th:
Autumn Green pitched a strong game and Emily Shepard and Kiara Moscrip hit homeruns to lead Vero Beach to a 6-3 victory over Okeechobee in girls softball action Wednesday night.
Shepards Home run and Moscrips RBI double gave the Lady Indians the lead in the fourth and they added on in the late innings.
Megan Hargraves and Jordan Lawlis had RBI singles for Okeechobee.
Coach Mary Huff said the team didn’t play very well in this game. Okeechobee scored all their runs in a three run sixth.
Huff said a couple of errors which gave the Indians runs hurt her team.
Okeechobee is now 7-1-1 on the season.
On the sports schedule today OHS wrestlers continue at the regional tournament at Jensen Beach this afternoon.
Sports Cast for March 4th:
John Carroll scored three runs early and went on to defeat Okeechobee 5-2 in high school boys baseball last night at Brahman Field.
Jarrett o’Leary and Eddie McKenna had RBI singles for the Rams. Kevin Coleman had an RBI single and Baron Stuart had an RBI double for Okeechobee.
Lady Brahman softball went to 10 innings and tied St. Lucie West Centennial 4-4 as the unlighted field was unplayable at dusk.
Elisia Garcia and Megan Hargraves had three hits apiece for Okeechobee, Garcia drove in two runs.
Jordan Lawlis threw all 10 innings for the Lady Brahmans. The teams combined for 10 fielding errors in the game.
Okeechobee boys’ tennis pleased with their fast start, losing just one match this year.
Coach Morgan Ungerott expected her veteran laden team to be very competitive and return to regional this year
Ungerott said she doesn’t’ want her guys to be satisfied or reach a plateau this year, she wants them to keep working to improve. The tennis team hosts Lincoln Park this afternoon at 3:30 pm. The softball team hosts Vero Beach with JV at 5 and varsity at 7pm.
OHS wrestlers compete at the regional tournament in Jensen Beach this afternoon starting at 4 pm.