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Sports Cast 12/23

Sports Cast for December 23rd:

Adrian Minondo played in the last four games for North Carolina Wesleyan this year and rushed for over 8 hundred yards and nine touchdowns.

He said he was rusty from a red shirt year but when he got into games he produced. The Battling Bishops were 4-0 in games started by Minondo at the end of the year.

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Minondo said he also enjoyed being a celebrity in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, where the campus is located. Minondo says he’s undecided on whether he’ll return there next year or play at a higher level of football.

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Minondo is studying criminal justice and wants to become a bail bondsman.

There are no sports events at Okeechobee High school today


Sports Cast 12/21

 

Sports Cast for December 21st:

Baron Newland hit five three pointers on his way to a 33 point night and Jensen Beach nipped Okeechobee 54-53 in high school boys’ basketball action Friday.

Okeechobee lost their third straight game.  They were led by Demetrius Clark with 23 points.  Shaquoy Ferrol chipped in with 12 points.

Jensen Beach Coach Jeff Anderson said his squad had come together and worked well as a team.

Newland praised his teammates for getting him the ball.  He said every time Jensen plays Okeechobee it is a tight game.

Okeechobee boys’ soccer was rained out at Forest Hill.

Girls’ basketball lost at Hardee 43-36.  The junior varsity girls won 49-35.

Moore Haven girls’ basketball walloped winless Marco Island Academy 56-19 behind Sunni Beardens 24 points.  Moore Haven boys’ basketball defeated Marco Island 65-56.

There are no sports scheduled this week.


Sports Cast 12/18

 

Sports Cast for December 18th:

Raeley Matthews had 14 points and 10 rebounds as Okeechobee jumped out to a 26 point half time lead and then held off Clewiston 59-49 last night.

Lahna Baker added 13 points for Okeechobee.

Aliyah Johnson came off the bench to give the team a spark.

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Raylee Coleman had eight points and seven rebounds for Okeechobee.

Gifford defeated Osceola girls basketball 26-15 Thursday night.

Chase McGist had nine steals, eight points, and three rebounds for the Lady Dolphins.

LaFasia Smith led Osceola with nine points and five rebounds.

Gifford Coach Libby Page said it was a competitive game as he used all of his players.

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Okeechobee boys hoops blown out by Fort Pierce Central Thursday night 76-32.

Fred Bradley led Okeechobee with nine points.

On the sports schedule, Moore Haven girls and boys basketball host Marco Island Academy at 5:30 and 7 pm.  Moore Haven girls soccer visits Avon Park at 6 pm.  OHS boys basketball visits Jensen Beach for a triple header with freshmen at 4:30, junior varsity at 6 and varsity around 7:30 pm.  OHS boys soccer visits Forest Hill at 7 pm.  OHS girls basketball visits Hardee with JV at 6 and varsity at 7:30 pm.

The junior varsity wrestling team hosts a tournament at OHS on Saturday morning at 9:30 am.


Sports Cast 12/17

Sports Cast for December 17th:

Edrick Neal represented the Brahmans at the South Central All-Star Game at Sebring Sunday.

Neal started at offensive guard and played the entire game as the Central squad prevailed 25-21. He said it was good showcase for high school seniors. Neal said he got a lot of work on the offensive line and did a good job.

Neal continues to work out trying to lose weight so he can get offers to play college football. His workout includes a two and a half mile run each day.

Edrick Neal on Sebring all-star game

Boys soccer defeated Jensen Beach 3-1 for their fifth victory of the season.

The schedule includes OHS girls soccer hosting Lake Placid at 6:30 tonight. Girls basketball hosts Clewiston with JV at 5 pm and varsity at 6:30 pm. Yearling basketball visits Storm Grove at 4:30 and 5:45, Osceola basketball hosts Gifford today at 4:30 and 5:45. OHS boys basketball visits Fort Pierce Central for a triple header with freshmen at 4, Junior Varsity at 5;30 and varsity around 7 pm.


Sports Cast 12/16

Sports Cast for December 16th:

Hunter Towell scored 21 points as South Fork pulled away down the stretch for a 60-45 victory at Okeechobee last night in boys’ basketball.

Caleb Edwards added 15 points and South Fork played great team defense as they sent Okeechobee to their second loss of the season.

Antawyn Fludd had 17 points and Shaquoy Ferrol had 12 points for Okeechobee.

Towell said he felt the difference was team play and defense. Edwards seemed to alter over 20 Brahman shots near the basket and Towell said he definitely impacted the Brahman offense.

Hunter Towell on victory over Okeechobee

Moore Haven girls’ hoops improved to 6-5 with a 64-42 win at Clewiston last night. Sunni Bearden had 23 points, Sydnee Cypress 18 points and Alicia Fudge 15 points.

On the sports schedule today, OHS wrestlers compete at a dual at Vero Beach High at 5:30. OHS Junior varsity boys’ soccer visits Jensen Beach at 4:30.   OHS boys’ soccer play at Jensen Beach at 6:30 pm.


Sports Cast 12/15

Sports Cast for December 15th:

Sammie Streeter had 22 points before she fouled out as Eau Gallie held on to defeat Okeechobee 51-48 in girls basketball last night.

Ali Streeter and Marisa Delgado hit free throws down the stretch for the Lady Commodores.

Their coach Mark Tassone said the two teams battled all night and his team had their hands full with Okeechobee’s inside game. Raeley Matthews led Okeechobee with 14 points and 11 rebounds.

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Leanza Wright scored four goals as Palm Beach Lakes defeated Okeechobee 4-0 in girls’ soccer action. Wright scored in the first minute of the match, added two breakaway goals and a penalty kick. She said the team wanted badly to win a district match. Girls’ soccer fell at John Carroll yesterday 1-0.

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Moore Haven girls’ basketball defeats South West Florida Christian 46-37, Alicia Fudge had 18 points and five assists.   The boys’ team lost 86-65.

On the sports schedule today

PECS basketball hosts LaBelle middle at 5 pm and 6:15.   Moore Haven girls basketball hosts Clewiston at 6 pm. Yearling basketball visits Sebastian at 4:30 and 5:45, Osceola basketball visits Storm Grove at 4:30 and 5:45. Moore Haven girls soccer hosts Trinity Christian Academy at 4 pm. OHS boys hoops hosts South Fork in a triple header, freshmen at 4, junior varsity at 6 and varsity at 7:30 pm


Sports Cast 11/14

Sports Cast for December 14th:

Okeechobee girls hoops defeat Moore Haven Friday 52-37 for their 10th win of the season. Cheyenne Nunez had 11 points and Shyteria Ash contributed 10 points for OHS.

Coach Joe Smith said the team had balanced scoring and showed teamwork.

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Ash continued her strong presence in the post and said she thought the team didn’t shoot very well but still got good results because they played hard. The girls host Eau Gallie in a district game tonight.

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Boys soccer couldn’t hold a 2-0 halftime lead as Palm Beach Lakes scored in the final minute to earn a 2-2 draw on Friday. Sears said the team didn’t have enough patience in the second half.

Moore Haven boys hoops defeat Clewiston 67-57.

On the sports schedule today, girls basketball tips with Eau Gallie at 7 pm. Lady Brahman girls soccer visits John Carroll at 4 pm and JV Boys soccer hosts Martin County at 5 pm.


Sports Cast 12/11

Sports Cast for December 11th:

Demetrius Clark hit a basket with one second to go to lift Okeechobee to a 58-57 victory at Palm Bay Heritage last night.   Clark had 13 points and Shaquoy Ferrol had 21 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Brahmans.

Bubba Fludd had a key steal and basket in the final 30 seconds as the Brahmans remained unbeaten in district action.

Yearling girls’ basketball used smothering defense to defeat cross town rival Osceola 26-11 Thursday. Janet Aponte had six points and 7 steals and Amber Mitchell six points and six rebounds for Yearling.

Coach Erin Morrow says the team played together and used teamwork. Simone Washington, who had six, steals and five rebounds, said it felt good to beat Osceola.

Brook Julian had eight steals and LaFasia Smith grabbed 12 rebounds for Osceola.

Yearling wins their first game of the year in boys’ hoops last night, 30-19 over Osceola.

Steven Thornton had eight points, 11 rebounds and nine blocks in the game. He said his teammates really put their heads together and the team is getting better.

Chad Williams added six points and five steals for Yearling.

Jerome Roundtree had six points, six rebounds and five steals for Osceola.

On the sports schedule tonight, Moore Haven girls basketball hosts Okeechobee at 6 pm.   Moore Haven boys basketball visits Clewiston at 7:30 pm. Lady Brahman girls weight lifting compete at a meet at South Fork this afternoon. A soccer double header at the stadium tonight against Palm Beach lakes, Boys begin at 6 and the girls at 8 pm. OHS wrestlers will visit Poinciana for a tournament on Saturday.


Sports Cast 12/10

Sports Cast for December 10th:

OHS girls’ soccer has gone into a scoring slump this week with no goals in a loss to Glades Day and no goals in a loss at Jensen Beach on Tuesday.

Coach Eric Swant said he’d love to see some scoring.

Eric Swant on soccer loss to Glades Day

The team is now 5-10-1 on the season. He says despite the recent slump, the team continues to make major strides in ball handling and passing.

On the sports schedule today

Moore Haven girls’ basketball hosts Evangelical Christian at 5:30 and the boys teams play at 7 pm.

OHS JV boys’ soccer visits Fort Pierce Central at 4 pm.

OHS girls’ soccer visits Fort Pierce Central at 4 pm.

Yearling and Osceola renew acquaintances in middle school basketball today at 4:30 and 5:45.

OHS boys’ basketball visits Palm Bay Heritage tonight with JV at 6 and varsity at 7:30 pm.


Sports Cast 12/9

Sports Cast for December 9th:

Shaquoy Ferrol had another strong game with 28 points, 13 rebounds and five steals as Okeechobee overcame an 8 point halftime deficit to defeat Desoto, 68-54 last night.

Demetrius Clark added 13 points and Fred Bradley and Antawyn Fludd both had 11 points.

Coach Demetre Riles said his team didn’t match Desoto’s energy in the first half.

Okeechobee outscored the Bulldogs 25-8 in the third quarter to take control.

Ferrol said the team can play like that all the time if they want to. The junior varsity squad won 66-32.

Yearling girls basketball through a scare into Gifford yesterday thanks to great defense.

Chayce McGist made some big shots and steals down the stretch as the Lady dolphins escaped 15-14.

Yearling has lost three games by one point this year.

Coach Erin Morrow said her girls played hard from start to finish. Tyeika Byrd had five points, and Janel Aponte five points and seven steals for Yearling.

Lady brahman basketball lost at South Fork 56-44.

Girls soccer lost at Jensen Beach.


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