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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.
Sports Cast for March 3rd:
All of the Brahman wrestlers who competed at district will get a shot this week at regionals in Jensen Beach.
Coach Bruce Jahner said the team finished second in the district and he was pleased with the performance.
Jacob Dupree and Joseph Turbush won individual district titles this year.
Turbush won the 160 pound division. He hopes to parlay that success into a state tournament berth. Heavyweight Greg Hernandez was among several Brahmans, nine in fact, that made the finals of districts. He has battled a knee injury and lost his first match of the year in the district final.
The regional tournament takes place Wednesday and Thursday at Jensen Beach High School. 31 schools will be represented.
On the sports schedule today, OHS baseball hosts John Carroll at 7 pm. OHS softball visits St. Lucie west Centennial for a varsity game today at 4 pm.
Sports Cast for March 2nd:
Trenton Hickman reached base four times and Paul Jackson and Zeke Matthews had two runs batted in apiece as Okeechobee defeated Avon Park 5-3 in boys high school baseball action Friday. Bailey Kirton added an RBI for the Brahmans who improve to 6-1 on the season.
Coach Eric Kindell praised his pitchers and hitters in this game. Kevin Coleman gets credit for the save in relief of Baron Stuart for the Brahmans. Coleman says he felt amped up when he got his chance.
Moore Haven won their first baseball game of the year, 23-10 over Everglades City. Tanner Mathis had four hits and five runs batted in. Vincent Lebia drove in four runs. Bronson Bass struck out eight and got the win.
Sports Cast for February 25th:
Okeechobee destroyed Fort Pierce Westwood 19-0 in girls’ softball action last night to improve to 6-0 on the season.
Coach Mary Huff said the girls used the game to work on discipline at the plate, base running and staying focused. Kimmy Tijerina had two hits and Elisia Garcia added an RBI double. Kristen Dryden drove home three runs and Lexi Ward had two RBIS.
Garcia said they had to adjust to the slower speeds of the pitches, but she felt the girls responded well
Catcher Taylor Amadon was thrust into that role by injury. She admits it’s been a learning process to learn the position she has never played before. She added some offense in this game to boost her confidence.
On the sports schedule tonight, JV boys’ baseball visits South Fork at 6 pm.
OHS wrestling compete in their district tournament today at Port St
Sports Cast for February 24th:
Morgan Bolan was named the Brahman Award winner for the girls swim team this year. She specialized in the freestyle this year. Bolan said she was thrilled to get the award. She said her older sister Jordan was on the team and she also swims in the off season with the Shockwaves. Mostly she enjoys the water and the relaxation it brings her
On the sports schedule today, OHS baseball hosts Vero Beach at 7 pm.
OHS softball hosts Fort Pierce Westwood with JV at 5 and varsity at 7 pm.
Moore Haven softball visits St. John Neumann in Naples at 7 pm
Moore Haven baseball visits Canterbury in Ft. Myers at 7 pm.
Moore Haven baseball lost to Evangelical Christian 6-0. Ben Specht struck out 15 Terriers in the game.
Sports Cast for February 23rd:
Okeechobee pounded Port St. Lucie 14-5 in girls’ softball action Friday. Okeechobee got six runs in the sixth inning to put the game away. Krysten Dryden pitched four solid innings on the mound for the Lady Brahmans. Coach Mary Huff had the girls aggressive on the base paths throughout the game to make things happen.
Shortstop Megan Hargraves was involved in a key play as she forced a runners interference call while fielding a ground ball when Port St. Lucie was rallying in a two run third inning
The game was played in the upper 50s and the start time was moved up two hours early due to the weather. Senior Lexi Ward said the girls did all they could to stay warm.
Boys’ baseball defeated Port St. Lucie 2-1 in a pitcher’s duel.
Sports Cast for February 20th:
Jordan Lawlis is off to a good start on the mound for the Lady Brahman softball team.
She threw a complete game four hit shutout earlier this week against Treasure Coast. Lawlis says she sees potential in the team to improve from last year. Lawlis said she is impressed with the talent of the younger players who push the older girls to be better. She said she doesn’t’ take anything for granted on the mound
The Lady Brahmans host Port St. Lucie tonight with JV at 5 and varsity at 7 pm.
Trevor Pruitt drove in five runs to lead Clewiston to an 11-0 victory over Moore Haven in boy’s baseball.
Also on the sports schedule. Moore Haven softball visits Oasis High at 6 pm. Moore Haven baseball visits Evangelical Christian with JV at 4 and varsity at 7 pm. OHS baseball on the road this afternoon at Port St. Lucie at 3:30 pm.