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Sports Cast for January 30th:
Okeechobee boys basketball won a pair of games over the weekend, 57-52 over Moore Haven on Friday night, and 68-53 at John Carroll on Saturday to improve to (18-4) on the season.
Osceola middle school dropped a pair to Oslo on Thursday, the girls fell 19-13 and the boys were blown out by the Wildcats 37-16.
The middle school teams from Okeechobee, Glades and Hendry county will compete in a conference tournament this week at the Brighton Indian Reservation.
Warriors Coach Eric Phillips says if his team can get more baskets to fall they could compete in the tournament.
On the sports schedule today, girls’ basketball play their opening round of the district tournament at South Fork High school.
Sports Cast for January 27th:
OHS wrestlers celebrated senior night with a 57-24 victory over Sebastian River. Seniors honored included Drayton Billie, Austin Scee, Logan Lipscomb and Daniel Shelley.
Coach Bruce Jahner says he cherishes the memories with each senior.
Chris Lanning had the best match of the night as he defeated Dylan Roy at 113 pounds, 6-5, with a late take down. Lanning says he wanted to do well for his mom and home crowd.
Okeechobee girls’ basketball walloped Moore Haven last night 70-38 to end the year with 16 victories.
Raeley Matthews had 31 points inside, her career high
Aleina Micco had 14 points for Moore Haven who fell to (10-11) on the year.
Girls districts begin on Monday.
Sports this weekend include boys basketball hosting Moore Haven with JV at 6 and varsity to follow,
OHS JV wrestlers hare at a tournament at Port St. Lucie on Saturday.
Sports Cast for January 26th:
Okeechobee rebounded from a tough loss with a 70-60 home win last night over Lincoln Park in boys’ high school basketball. Zachary Kielbasa hit six three pointers for 18 points, one shy of the school record. He said it was a great effort by his team.
Coach Demetre Riles said his team lost Tuesday because they didn’t play together. He said there will be no repeat performance.
Shaquoy Ferrol had 20 and Demetrius Clark 16 points for Okeechobee.
The junior varsity also prevailed.
Yearling boys basketball overcame Osceola 32-23. Daniel Salazar had nine points and Josh Suarez eight points for the Bulls. Coach Luke Borcharding said he didn’t have to motivate his team for this win.
Jerome Roundtree had seven points and six rebounds for Osceola.
On the sports schedule today. Lady Brahman basketball host Moore Haven at 6 pm for senior night. Osceola basketball will host Oslo at 4:30 and 5:45 pm
Moore Haven middle school basketball visits Clewiston at 5 pm.
Sports Cast for January 25th:
Okeechobee’s hopes for another regional berth this year took a hit last night as they fell to the Sebastian River Sharks 59-46. The Sharks went on a 16-2 run in the first half and led by at least 12 for the entire second half. Shaquoy Ferrol led Okeechobee with 19 points. Sebastian used balanced scoring with three Sharks in double figures.
Point Guard Willie Mosley says it was defense that won the game. Okeechobee won the junior varsity game.
Okeechobee boys soccer lost in the first round of districts to Dwyer 4-2 ending their season.
Yearling girls basketball used defense to stifle Osceola yesterday 18-9. Forward Junae Davis had seven rebounds and three steals, she says the team played well together.
Coach Erin Perman says the Bulls really played well defensively
On the sports schedule today.
Sports Cast for January 24th:
Girls basketball rolled over Port St. Lucie last night 61-40 for their 14th win on the season. Port St. Lucie falls to (3-12). Sophomore Kiara Hardy has been making improvements in the backcourt for the Brahmans. She said she notices the improvement
Bubba Fludd was named all-state in football first team defense and Jarrett Mills was named honorable mention as place kicker and punter by Florida sports writers in Class 6A.
On the sports schedule today.
Boys basketball will host Sebastian River with JV at 5:30 and varsity at 7 pm
Yearling basketball will host Osceola with girls hoops at 4:30 and boys at 5:45 pm
Pemayetv Emahakv will travel to Clewiston Middle School with games at 4:30 and 5:45.
Sports Cast for January 23rd:
Okeechobee rolled in the second half to their 15th victory of the year, 73-48 over Fort Pierce Westwood in boys high school basketball on Friday. Coach Demetre Riles was not impressed with the play of his team, early in the game. He wants them to be focused from the start.
Demetrius Clark scored his 1 thousand career point early in the game for the Brahmans. He finished with 16 points.
Clark says the other team was boasting they could beat Okeechobee again after a 10 point win earlier in the year at Westwood.
Shaquoy Ferrol had a game high 27 points.
Sports Cast for January 20th:
Alberto Diaz had two goals, Javier Hernandez had two goals and Jesus Garcia had a goal to lead Okeechobee to a 5-1 victory over Port St. Lucie at senior night last night.
13 seniors were honored after the game as they finish off their high school careers. One of them Alfredo Renteria, says he was glad to see the team improve this year
Diaz, Hernandez and Giovanny Garcia had assists for the Brahmans in their 12th win of the season.
Coach Lonnie Sears said he felt the team was in good shape as they head to districts next week
Okeechobee will play Dwyer Monday at Districts.
Lady Brahman basketball rallied from a nine point second quarter deficit to defeat John Carroll last night. Center Raeley Matthews was shaken up during a collision in the second half.
On the sports schedule today.OHS boys basketball hosts Westwood with JV at 5:30 and varsity at 7. OHS JV wrestlers compete in a tournament at Treasure Coast and the varsity at a tournament at Martin County Saturday.
Sports Cast for January 19th:
Bubba Fludd won the Offensive MVP and the Golden Helmet for team MVP at this month’s Okeechobee football banquet.
Fludd led the team with 18 touchdowns this year and graduates with the second most touchdowns in school history for a career. He says he didn’t do it alone. The Brahmans tied a school record for wins in a season, 8, and also had the top winning percentage of any Brahman team during the regular season. Fludd says he plans to sign with the University of Southern Mississippi on signing day February 1st.
Brahman boys’ hoops blow out Eau Gallie 73-50 in district basketball last night in Melbourne.
On the sports schedule today, OHS boys soccer hosts Port St. Lucie for senior night at 5 pm. OHS girls basketball hosts John Carroll at 6 pm. Osceola middle basketball visits Moore Haven, Yearling basketball visits Oslo and Brighton basketball hosts Clewiston
Sports Cast for January 18th:
Okeechobee girls basketball blown out at Heritage last night in Palm Bay 75-38. Turnovers killed any chance of success for the Lady Brahmans. Coach Joe Smith says its part of a learning process for his team.
Raeley Matthews had 14 points to lead Okeechobee. Paxton Krenz had 17 and Dee Lampkin had 15 points for Heritage.
Heritage Coach Colin Turey says Heritage should actually have won quicker. Okeechobee is now 12-8 while Heritage improves to 14-6.
Girls soccer season ended at the district tournament with an 8-0 loss to top seed Martin County. Okeechobee finished with the most wins and the first winning season in girls’ soccer history.
Boys soccer defeated Vero Beach 3-2.
West Glades survived an upset bid from Osceola with a 22-19 win in middle school girls basketball last night. Jenna Morrisey had seven points Taylor Martin had 10 points.
Braeli Pelt had six points and Morgan Tucker five points for Osceola.
The sports schedule today includes OHS boys basketball at Eau Gallie with JV at 5:30 and varsity at 7 pm. OHS wrestlers travel to South Fork at 6 pm.
Sports Cast for January 17th:
Okeechobee boys’ soccer picked up a big district win with a 4-3 defeat of Dwyer on Friday. Brandon Leal had a goal in the second half. He said his team rose to the challenge
Alberto Diaz had a goal and an assist and Javier Hernandez and Gabriel Hernandez added goals for Okeechobee.
Coach Lonnie Sears says the two teams are likely to meet again in the district tournament next week.
On the sports schedule today, OHS boys soccer visits Vero Beach with JV at 4 and varsity to follow. OHS girls basketball visits Heritage at 6 pm. OHS girls soccer plays at the district tournament at Martin County at 6 pm. Moore Haven boys and girls basketball travel to South West Florida Christian
Osceola Middle school will host West Glades with girls at 4:30 and boys at 5:45 pm.