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Sports Cast for September 26th:
Osceola warrior soccer improved to 4-0 with a 7-0 shutout over Sebastian Middle School. Coach Jorje Botello is excited about the teams start but knows until they meet Yearling, they won’t know how good their team is. Alex Bucio said the team works well together and have really executed on offense
Brendan Bostwick was also excited by the team’s strong start. He explained the team is unselfish on the field.
Video interview of the players and Coach Botello is on the WOKC Facebook page!
OHS volleyball improved to 8-6 with a four game victory over Sebring last night, 25-20, 25-15, 23-25 and 25-19.
On the sports schedule today Brahman football takes on Palm Bay Heritage as an underdog tonight against the defending district champions at 7 pm at Brahman Stadium. All the action on WOKC. Moore Haven Terriers host Marco Island Academy tonight at 7:30. The swim team has a meet with Port St> Lucie this afternoon at 5:15. The cross country team competes in the Fleet Feet Invitational tomorrow at South Fork. OYFL teams will travel to Lake Wales. Okeechobee wildcat home games set for Saturday were cancelled.
Sports Cast for September 25th:
Demetrius Clarke returned an interception 84 yards for a score and Robert Futch and Angel Garcia added rushing touchdowns to lead Okeechobee to a 22-6 victory over Sebastian in Junior Varsity football last night. Clarke picked off a short pass from Sharks QB Darian Archer and ran almost untouched down the sideline for a score in the first half. Futch scored on a 52 yard touchdown run in the third quarter.
Garcia capped the scoring with an 18 yard touchdown run in the final minute. He carried many of the 63 yards on that drive. Jarrett Faulkner had an interception and a 39 yard touchdown run by Malcolm Chambers was called back by penalty.
Coach Joe Smith said his team showed the abilities they naturally possess.
Osceola volleyball swept past Sebastian 25-14 and 25-16 yesterday. Delaney Jones had four aces and one assist. Ashley Snyder had two assists, two aces and three kills.
On the sports schedule, Clewiston volleyball visits Brighton Charter School at 5 pm, OHS Volleyball visits Sebring with JV at 6 with varsity to follow.
Sports Cast for September 24th:
Jose Santibanez won the Brahman Award for boys’ soccer this year. He will be back for his senior year this year and expects the boys’ team to have another strong season. Santibanez says he has worked out hard in the off season with many of the players and expects to take it to the next level. He said the Brahman award shows he is serious about this program.
OYFL teams earned forfeit victories Saturday as the Four Corners Bucs failed to show for five games scheduled due to transportation issues.
Girl’s golf was rained out at Port St. Lucie. Okeechobee girls bowling defeated Jensen Beach 7-0 on Monday. Jessica Olney bowled a 335 series for OHS.
Jensen won the boys match 5-2. Brian Chapman rolled a 387 series with a high game of 252.
On the sports schedule today, Brighton volleyball hosts Moore Haven JV at 4:30, Yearling visits Storm Grove for volleyball and soccer at 4:30, Osceola hosts Sebastian Middle for volleyball and soccer at 4:30, JV football tonight hosts Sebastian River at 6 pm. OHS boys’ golf faces Fort Pierce Central at Indian Hills at 3:30 pm
Sports Cast for September 23rd:
Osceola broke a long losing streak to Yearling with a 25-23 and 25-7 victory over the Lady Bulls at the Warriors gym Monday for their first win of the year. Alexi Morgan had six aces and two kills and Aubrey Hatway had four kills one assist and one block to lead the Warriors.
Hatway says the squad really focused and wanted to beat their cross town rivals.
Coach Lauren Throop, who played at Osceola, couldn’t recall when Osceola had last beaten Yearling, she said this performance came almost out of the blue. An ace by Mattie Garcia helped Osceola win the back and forth first game, which neither team led by more than three points. Yearling never threatened in the second game.
The soccer match was postponed until October due to rain.
On the sports schedule today, Moore Haven volleyball meets Canterbury at 7:30 pm, girls golf visits Port St. Lucie at the Saints Country Club, OHS bowlers visit South Fork, OHS swimmers hold a tri match at the sports complex against John Carroll and the Pine School at 5:30 pm, boys golf visits south Fork at Hammock Creek country club at 3:30 pm.
Sports Cast for September 22nd:
Lamar Williams rushed for 169 yards and two touchdowns and Bubba Fludd rushed for 11 hundred and two scores to lead Okeechobee past Fort Pierce Westwood 28-21 Friday night.
Jajuan Cherry added a four yard touchdown run for the Brahmans first win of the season.
Coach Chris Branham praised his players as they had just 24 players active and had to go deep into their bench to play this game. Fludd said the team is starting to learn the offense and use the blocks they are given.
Westwood’s Margues Burgess rushed for 104 yards, much of them on the final drive as the Panthers got to the Brahman four yard line in the final seconds. The final pass from Raheem Lewis fell incomplete in the end zone.
Safety Zeke Matthews says the defense knew it had to make a stop.
Okeechobee had a season high 359 yards in offense.
This week Okeechobee will host Heritage from Palm Bay in another district game.
Trinity Catholic Ocala defeated Moore Haven by forfeit.
Lady Brahman volleyball dropped four matches at the East coast challenge in Martin County this weekend, defeating South fork but losing to Park Vista, Lake Worth Christian, Martin County and Vero Beach.
On the schedule today Yearling visits Osceola for volleyball and soccer at 4:30 pm.
Sports Cast for September 18th:
Pemayetv Emahakv ended Yearlings long home court winning streak Wednesday with a three game victory in Okeechobee, 25-11, 24-26 and 15-8. Seminole’s coach Kim Jackson says her girls really played a strong match. She said it is a good rivalry and a win on the road in Okeechobee is very rewarding.
Yearling Coach Kellyann Campbell says her team started off slow but grew in confidence as the match went along.
Lady Brahman volleyball won a marathon match at South Fork Tuesday 24-26, 26-24, 30-32, 25-16 and 15-8 to improve to 6-1 on the season. The Brahman JV also prevailed two games to one.
On the sports schedule today, Yearling volleyball and soccer visit Gifford at 4:30 pm. OHS bowling travels to Port St. Lucie at 3:30. JV football tonight hosts Jensen Beach at 6 pm. Boys golf takes on Port St. Lucie at the Saints Country Club at 3:30 pm.
Sports Cast for September 17th:
Osceola Middle School soccer improved to (2-0) with a 4-0 victory over Gifford Tuesday.
Alejandro Bucio had three goals for the Warriors.
Coach Jorje Botello is pleased with his teams’ strong start. Botello says he wants his reserve players to work harder in practice to earn playing time and wants his team to keep the peddle to the medal against opponents.
Inside the volleyball team fell in two games to Gifford 25-17 and 25-10.
Brahman boys’ golf improved to 7-2 on the season with a victory over Westwood and Centennial.
Kyle Mullins and Zach Hudson shot 39, Daniel Fulleda 40, Jarrod Morgan 41, Eli Finey 44 and Mason Faulk 51. Okeechobee shot 159.
Westwood shot 208 and Centennial 248
On the sports schedule today, Yearling hosts Brighton for girls volleyball at 4:30 pm
Girls’ golf will travel to John Carroll at the St. James Country Club at 3:30 pm
Sports Cast for September 16th:
Elijah Finney was named the Defense MVP for the Brahman baseball team this past season. Finney played solid defense at short stop and also when he pitched for the district champions.
He said he worked hard to get this award. Finney takes over as the undisputed ace of the staff this coming year. He said he had a solid sophomore season and hopes that carries over this year. Osceola middle school soccer opened their season with a 6-0 victory over Oslo in a rain delayed match last Thursday. Alejandro Bucio had two goals.
Yearling volleyball defeated Sebastian 25-9 and 25-11 to improve to 2-0 on the season.
OYFL teams won two out of five games versus Winter Haven on Saturday. The Pee Wee won 44-0 and the Mitey Mites prevailed 20-6. The seniors lost 26-16, the flag 28-0 and the juniors 19-12.
On the sports schedule today, Yearling volleyball and soccer visit Oslo at 4:30. Osceola volleyball and soccer host Gifford at 4:30 pm. OHS bowlers host South Fork at 3:30 pm. OHS swimmers host Lake Placid at 5:30 pm. Boys’ golf meets Port St. Lucie and Westwood at a tri match at Fairwinds Country Club at 3:30 pm. OHS volleyball visits South Fork at 6 pm.
Sports Cast for September 15th:
A 40 yard touchdown pass from Austin Kuyrkendall to Clayton Kidwell was the difference as Martin County defeated Okeechobee 10-3 in high school football action Friday night dropping the Brahmans to (0-3) on the season.
Okeechobee was a miserable 3 for 20 through the air, and was held to 106 total yards.
Coach Chris Branham said his defense was stingy but his offense still has work to do. Martin County had just 199 yards in total offense.
Luke Kendall had a 34 yard field goal for the Tigers and Jarrett Mills hit a 36 yard field goal for Okeechobee.
Brahman senior Greg Hernandez says the defense did get frustrated having to play so many minutes. Bubba Fludd caught a 27 yard pass and ran for a 21 yard gain while Zeke Matthews caught a 30 yard pass from QB Brandon Shockley.
Defensive tackle Joseph Benjamin says the slow start on the season wasn’t something they expected this year.
This week the Brahmans are on the road at Fort Pierce Westwood.
Sports Cast for September 12th:
Garrett Casuey was the winner of the Yearling award for boys basketball this past season. He moves onto the high school team this year. He said he tried to have a good attitude and support his teammates this past year. Yearling finished (6-6) last year.
Abigail Myers had 8 assists in a losing cause as Osceola fell to Oslo in Volleyball last night in a close match, 25-21, 17-25 and 11-15 in Okeechobee.
Alexie Morgan had for aces and three kills for Osceola.
Martin County swept the Okeechobee swim teams on Thursday.
On the sports schedule this weekend, Brahman football hosts Martin County tonight at 7 pm. Both teams are (0-2). OHS bowling hosts Treasure coast this afternoon at 3:30 pm and Moore Haven football travels to Glades Day for a 7 pm kickoff. The cross country team holds a fundraiser tomorrow morning at the Ag Civic Center. OYFL teams host Winter Haven at Okeechobee high school Saturday starting at 9 am.