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Sports Cast 6/6

Sports Cast for June 6th:

Z mann Zamora wrapped up his senior year with two state championships in High school rodeo. He won the tie down calf roping and team roping heelers this year. He says the tie down was something he’s wanted. He worked with Rafael Domeningo of Ocala on the team roping.

He moves onto Gillette, Wyoming in July for the national high school finals. After the nationals, Zamora will attend South Plains College in Levelland, Texas, on a full college rodeo scholarship.

The Okeechobee County Track and Field girls winners in ages 9-10 included Jayda Rochelle of South Elementary in the 100 meters, Tiyanni Anderson of Pemayetv Emahakv in the 200 meters, Lason Baker of PECS in the 4 hundred meters and Maricella Garcia of PECS in the standing long jump.

The south elementary  team of Jayda Rochelle, Jadyn Jeune, Alivia Lee, and Gabriela Aguirre won the 4 by 100 meter relay.


Sports Cast 6/5

Sports Cast for June 5th:

Alex Lopez won the award for offensive player of the year for the Brahman baseball team this year. He batted .329 during his senior season. Lopez really wasn’t expected to be a big part of the team’s offense as he was primarily a pitcher during his career. He said an injury prevented him from taking the mound this year but didn’t take his determination to contribute. He noted the injury may have helped him become a more well-rounded player.

The County track and field winners for byos ages 9-10 this year included Raylen Smith of Pemayetv Emahakv in the 100 meters, JB Anderson of PECS in the 200 meters, and 4 hundred meters, Caleb King of Okeechobee Christian Academy in the standing long jump and North Elementaries team of Alec Suarez, AJ D’Ariano, Anthony Smith and Romin Rucks in the 4 by 100 meter relay


Sports Cast 6/2

Sports Cast for June 2nd:

Raylee Coleman was named the Gold Glove award winner as defender of the year for the Lady Brahman softball team this year. Coleman played well in center field throughout her career.  Despite some offensive struggles, she says she never took those into the field with her. Coleman says she was very satisfied with her senior year and the district title.

Coleman earned a college scholarship to play for South Florida State College in Avon Park next year. She says that’ll be an exciting challenge. She plans to study nursing.


Sports Cast 6/1

Sports Cast for June 1st:

Gerardo Saucedo won the Most Outstanding Performer trophy for the Brahman boys track team this year.

He says it was a meaningful award for him. Saucedo also won a four-year award for track.  He was also the district champion this year in the 32 hundred meters another career highlight. Saucedo was also part of the two time state finalist cross country team.

Saucedo injured himself this fall and had to work his way back onto the team.

He plans to attend Indian River State College and pursue a career in law enforcement.


Sports Cast 5/31

Sports Cast for May 31st:

Cody Louthan won the Most Valuable player trophy for Brahman Baseball this year. He led or was among the team leaders in batting average, run scored, stolen bases, and on base percentage. He also played a solid center field for the Brahmans.

Louthan says the award shows he did the right things on the ball field. He graduates with five other seniors this year.  He said he learned something from all of them and his coach Eric Kindell

He said he put everything he could into baseball.  He said the biggest memory was the walk off victory over Martin County at districts this year.


Sports Cast 5/30

Sports Cast for May 30th:

Taylor Amadon won the Brahman award at last week’s OHS softball banquet. The senior admitted she went through some tough times as a four-year letter winner, but stuck it out, and earned a scholarship to play college ball at Broward State College. Amadon says her senior year went per script as the Lady Brahmans won 18 games and a district championship. Pahokee defeated Lake Worth 39-0 in their spring game Friday.

Coach Orson Walkes says the talent is there to get another state title this year.

Jatari Washington and Jermaine Roberson had first half touchdowns and DeVuntrae Hampton broke loose for an 81 yard touchdown in the third for the Blue Devils.


Sports Cast 5/26

Sports Cast for May 26th:

Baron Stuart was named the pitcher of the year for the Brahman baseball team this week. Stuart was slowed by an illness late in the year but still finished his high school career strong. He says he will have a lot of great memories about playing high school ball. Stuart will be the third Brahman ever to pitch in the Florida Athletic Coaches Association games this weekend in Lakeland.

He has been throwing bullpens and getting back into shape so he can perform well.

Stuart will pitch for South Florida State College in Avon Park next year.

On the sports schedule tonight, Pahokee football holds their spring game at home against Lake Worth with kickoff at 7 pm.


Sports Cast 5/25

Sports Cast for May 25th:

Zachary Kielbasa won the Brahman Award for the boys’ basketball team this year. He is one of the top students in his class with a perfect 4.9.  He was also a good leader in practice and games. Kielbasa says the Brahman Award was a great way to end his career. He also prided himself on always being ready to produce whether he started or came off the bench. He plans to attend the University of Florida and study engineering.

There are no sports events scheduled today.


Sports Cast 5/24

Sports Cast for May 24th:

Daniel Shelley was named the Most Improved wrestler for the Brahman wrestling team this year. The senior only joined the team this year but quickly moved into the lineup and made a difference for the team this year. Shelley says his biggest regret was not wrestling for four years in high school.

He says a visit to a wrestling match sparked an interest in him for the sport. He wrestled at 160 pounds. He says he did have growing pains but made quick progress

Shelley was also MVP for the boys cross country team over the past four years and was a two time district champion in boys track.

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Sports Cast 5/23

Sports Cast for May 23rd:

Hunter Sills took home the Brahman Award for boys’ cross country this year. He had a personal best, 1,722 seconds at the state finals this past fall. He says that was a great memory for him.

The cross-country team has gone to state in back to back years.

Sills says the Brahman Award was a great way to end his career.

Hunter plans to attend Indian River State College and transfer to the University of Florida to study horticulture research.

The annual Brahman baseball banquet will be held tonight at 6:30 in the High school cafeteria.


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