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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.

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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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Sports Cast for February 2nd:

Anthony Knighton hit the go ahead basket and added a free throw and a blocked shot in the final 10 seconds to lead Fort Pierce Central to a thrilling 59-58 victory over Okeechobee on Friday. Knighton said he wasn’t nervous as the game went back and forth in the final minutes. Fred Bradley and Antawyn Fludd both had 18 points to lead the Brahmans who fell to (6-18) on the season. A key turnover again by the Brahmans in the final 30 seconds came back to haunt the team.

Brian Chapman on bowling MVP

Coach Demetre Riles said they will eliminate these mistakes as they get older.

Riles after OHS Loses to Centennial

Okeechobee had outscored Fort Pierce 20-9 in the third quarter to open up a 7 point lead but couldn’t hold it down the stretch. Knighton had 11 points in the fourth quarter for the Cobras.

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Sports Cast for January 30th:

OHS Softball Photo by Charles Murphy.

OHS Softball Photo by Charles Murphy.

Brian Chapman earned the Most Valuable player award for the third consecutive year for the OHS bowling team. He said he was honored by the award. Chapman hopes to become a doctor and wants to earn a college scholarship to bowl. He recently set another record at Stuart Bowl with an 848 series on January 17th. He had 17 strikes in a row at one point and then another 14 strikes in a row.

Chapman had two perfect games in the past year as well. He was asked how he does it. Chapman is trying to recruit new bowlers so the high school can have a bowling team next year.

Brian Chapman on bowling MVP

OHS Boys' Basketball vs Clewiston.

OHS Boys’ Basketball vs Clewiston.

Moore Haven girls’ basketball is headed to regionals next week, they defeated Canterbury 34-19 on Tuesday but lost the district championship game last night at home to Evangelical Christian 57-37. They’ll play on the road next Thursday, February 5th. Darlah Cypress had 20 points in a losing cause last night.

On the sports schedule tonight, boys’ basketball has their senior night game against Fort Pierce Central, freshman at 4, JV at 5:30 and varsity around 7 pm.

Moore Haven boys’ basketball hosts Clewiston at 7 pm in a rivalry game.

OHS softball continues their preseason classic tomorrow night at Palm Beach Gardens at 7 pm.

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Sports Cast for January 29th:

OHS girls’ basketball season ends with a 55-26 loss to South Fork at the district tournament last night.

South Fork broke loose from a nine point halftime lead to the easy victory and improves to (16-8). Okeechobee finishes the season at (6-15).

Sebastian River slips by Okeechobee in high school wrestling last night 41-38. Okeechobee got pin fall victories from Alan Pineiro, Sebastian Fulleda, Drayton Billie and Eric Gaitan. Pineiro defeated Jerry Hill by pin, and led 14-2 at the time. Pinerio, a freshman, has been wrestling since third grade, and caught his opponent with a pit throw.

Alan Pineiro on wrestling match wtih Sebastian

Senior Brandon Shockley defeated Brice Hepp 10-1 in the 1 hundred and 70 pound weight division. He says you get butterflies when you wrestle at home but enjoyed a strength advantage over his opponent.

Brandon Shockley on wrestling match wtih Sebastian River

Brahman Coach Bruce Jahner said this was not the team he had been watching for the past month. He says keeping the kids motivated during a five month season is difficult.

Bruce Jahner on loss to Sebastian River

On the sports schedule today, OHS girls’ softball opens the season with a preseason classic at Palm Beach Gardens, taking on Seminole Ridge at 7 pm. Moore Haven boys’ basketball will host Seminole Ridge tonight at 7 pm. The OHS Lady Brahman golf team has their awards banquet tonight at 6 pm at Beef O’Brady’s.

Sharrod Hope on win over OHS

Tyrell Taylor on win over OHS

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Sports Cast for January 28th:

Another overtime game and another heartbreaking loss for the Brahman boys’ basketball team last night. They lose at home to Clewiston 51-47.

Sharrod Hope had 17 points for the Tigers. Demetrius Clark had 13 points and Roshell Thomas added 10 points for Okeechobee. Hope was a big factor inside with 8 points in the fourth quarter. He said Clewiston has had a good season and wanted to get a victory in Okeechobee. Okeechobee had defeated Clewiston earlier this month in Clewiston. Former Brahman Tyrell Taylor says he expected a tough battle and he got it from his former teammates

Brahman Coach Demetre Riles his team made some costly mistakes including a turnover in regulation when they held a one point lead.

On the sports schedule tonight, Okeechobee wrestling hosts Sebastian River at 6 pm

Girls’ basketball plays South Fork at Fort Pierce Westwood at 4:30 in the district tournament today.

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Sports Cast for January 27th:

Fred Bradley had 12 points and Elijah Finney added 11 points off the bench to lead Okeechobee to a 49-41 victory over Immokalee Saturday night at Okeechobee High School. Antawyn Fludd had six points, seven steals and six assists for the Brahmans. Shelderson Milfort had 14 points for the Indians.

Elijah Finney on victory over Immokalee

Demetre Riles on victory over Immokalee

Brahmans Coach Demetre Riles said defense was the key to this win. Okeechobee played with only eight players due to injuries and other factors. Finney hit three, three point baskets for Okeechobee, which helped the cause. Okeechobee also won the junior varsity contest, 53-33.

Boys’ basketball will host Clewiston tonight, JV at 6 and varsity at 7:30.

Moore Haven girls’ basketball hosts their district tournament tonight when they battle Canterbury for a regional berth at 7 pm.

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Sports Cast for January 26th:

Okeechobee girls’ hoops celebrated senior night with a 46-29 victory over Inlet Grove to end the regular season.

Taylor Trent had 12 points; Sha’Dasia Williams added 10 points and Hailey Greeson had eight points for Okeechobee.

Coach Joe Smith said his older players showed leadership in this game. One of the seniors, Greeson, had a season high in points, as the veterans got more playing time on the court.

She said it was a bitter sweet moment for the team. Okeechobee finished the regular season at 6-14. They will face South Fork on Wednesday in the district tournament at Fort Pierce Westwood at 4:30 pm.

There are no sporting events scheduled today.

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Sports Cast for January 23rd:

Boys basketball lost at home last night to Vero Beach 56-42 to fall to (5-16) on the season. Vero Beach improved to (14-5).

Senior Adam Simmons took home the Brahman Award for boys bowling this year. He was one of the most improved bowlers on the team. He thanked teammate Brian Chapman for helping him to improve. He said the award is something he’ll remember. Simmons intends to join the US Army after graduation.

Simmons 1

Simmons 2

Simmons 3

On the sports schedule this weekend, Girls basketball tonight hosts Inlet Grove for their senior night game. Tip-off is at 6 pm.

Moore Haven girls’ and boys’ basketball host Everglades City tonight, it is the girls’ senior night. Girls tip at 5:30 and boys around 7 pm.

OHS boys’ basketball will host Immokalee Saturday night for three games, freshmen at 4, junior varsity at 5:30 and varsity tip around 7 pm.

Moore Haven boys’ hoops will host Jensen Beach Saturday with JV at 11:30 and varsity at 1 pm.

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Sports Cast for January 22nd:

Jamaar Davignaud made two free throws and made a key steal in the final 30 seconds to score a layup to lead St. Lucie West Centennial to a 55-54 victory over Okeechobee in boys basketball last night. Brahman Coach Demetre Riles was not disappointed with the effort of his team. It was a close game throughout. Okeechobee held a 25-22 half time lead and led 43-42 after the third quarter.

Antawyn Fludd had 15 points and Fred Bradley scored 10 points before fouling out. Coach Riles said his team played hard defense but gave up too many layups in their man to man.

St. Lucie West Centennial hit 21 of 26 free throws in the game.

Osceola middle boys ended their season with three wins as they defeated Pemayetv Emahakv 39-31. Evan Neal led the way with 12 points. Donovan Harris had 10 points for the Seminoles.

Pemayetv won the girls’ game 33-21, Aleina Micco scored 21 points.

Lady Brahman basketball lost at Centennial 60-28.

Boys’ soccer season ends with a 6-0 loss to South Fork at the district tournament

The sports schedule today

PECS basketball at Everglades City 5/6:30 pm

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