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Sports Cast for April 8th:
Rumor Juarez drove in four runs as Okeechobee softball won their senior night game, 10-0 over Glades Day last night. The senior hadn’t played much in her career, but took advantage of her final home game to shine.
Fellow senior Peyton Campbell drove home two runs. She was happy with the performance.
Jordan Lawlis threw a five inning shutout. Other seniors honored included Cheyenne Nunez and Hannah Collier.
Coach Mary Huff said her team played well in all areas.
Okeechobee will play Jensen Beach in the first round of districts next Tuesday.
A seven run fourth inning rally gave Okeechobee an 11-4 victory over Jensen Beach in a key district baseball game on Thursday. Jarred Morgan went 3 for 5 with two RBI. Baron Stuart had two hits and two RBI. Sean Osceola added two hits. Morgan and Osceola also combined for three shutout innings in relief.
On the sports schedule this weekend, OHS boys’ baseball visits Treasure Coast tonight at 7 pm.
Sports Cast for April 7th:
Aubrie Reister won her third MVP trophy for girls swimming this year. She said she enjoyed her four years on the swim team and will have some great memories to cherish
Reister encouraged the younger swimmers to stick with the sport and give it their all. She will major in education and theatre at the University of West Florida and pursue a career as an elementary teacher.
Moore Haven baseball lost to Evangelical Christian 7-2.
On the sports schedule
OHS track visits Clewiston for a meet this afternoon at 3:30. OHS flag football will host Jensen Beach with JV at 5 and Varsity to follow. OHS softball will host Glades Day for senior night, the game is scheduled for 7 pm. Moore Haven track also holds a meet with LaBelle, Immokalee and John Carroll.
Moore Haven baseball will host Marco Island Academy at 7 pm.
Sports Cast for April 6th:
The Lady Brahmans threw a scare into Lincoln Park before losing last night 2-1 in Ft. Pierce. Okeechobee struggled at the plate with only three hits. Kassie Weldon had an RBI single in the seventh. Coach Mary Huff said the Brahmans must pick it up offensively.
Lincoln Park is 22-5 and ranked fourth in Class 5A. Jillian Crosby pitched a strong complete game and allowed just five hits.
Elijah Finney pitched a two hit shutout as Okeechobee baseball defeated Martin County 4-0. Armando Rodriguez had two hits and a stolen base, and Gabe Greseth and Zeke Matthews had RBI singles. Moore Haven softball lost at Bishop Verot 6-1 last night.
The sports schedule today includes Moore Haven softball hosting Imagine School of North Port at 6:30 pm
Sports Cast for April 5th:
Lamar Williams won the Joseph Julian golden Helmet award this year for the Brahman football team. Williams rushed for over 1 thousand yards this past season despite some injury woes. He decided to wrestle this past winter and insists that should help him in football.
Lamar says he likes active sports and that is why he did so well in wrestling, as he advanced to the regional tournament in his first season. He was the district runners up in the 170 pound weight class.
Williams was known for his aggressiveness on the mat and quickly learned the fundamentals and holds. Williams said he also improved his conditioning as he kept active in the winter. It also helped him keep quick on his feet and his hand and eye coordination.
Moore Haven softball, ranked #2 in Class 3A, lost three of four games at the Bill Longshore tournament in Naples this past weekend.
On the sports schedule today, OHS flag football, coming off a 12-0 loss at Port St. Lucie, will travel to Glades Central tonight, JV at 6 and varsity to follow. Boys’ baseball visits Martin County at 7 pm. Brahman softball visits Lincoln Park in Ft. Pierce at 6 pm. Moore Haven softball travels to Bishop Verot, with JV at 5 and varsity at 7 pm.
Sports Cast for April 4th:
Stuart deflected the praise onto his teammates after this win. Coach Eric Kindell said the Brahmans used a familiar formula to get back to the .500 mark. Cody Louthan had two hits for the Brahmans.
The Lady Brahman softball team defeated Lake Nona 9-0 at the Kissimmee Klassic tournament on Friday. Kirstie Crosby, Lauren Bostwick and Hannah Collier had two hits apiece. Jordan Lawlis threw six shutout innings and allowed just two hits.
On the sports schedule today, Moore Haven JV baseball hosts Evangelical Christian at 4 and the varsity team hosts ECS at 7 pm.
Sports Cast for April 1st:
Elijah Finney allowed three hits over six innings and Okeechobee defeated Lincoln Park 4-1 in high school baseball action last night. Baron Stuart drove in two runs and Zeke Matthews had an RBI single.
Coach Eric Kindell called it an all-around good effort from his team.
Finney had his longest outing of the year and said he was pleased with his overall command.
Okeechobee lost to Kissimmee Osceola 5-0 at the Kissimmee Klassic Thursday. Okeechobee was held to five hits. Raylee Coleman had a triple. Trinity Gibbs drove in two runs for Kissimmee. Moore Haven baseball lost to Community school of Naples 8-2. Lowell Roberts and John Wright had two hits apiece.
On the sports schedule this weekend, Moore Haven softball competes at the Bill Longshore softball tournament in Naples today and Saturday. OHS softball continues play at the Kissimmee Klassic against Lake Nona today at 3 pm. OHS baseball visits Atlantic tonight at 7 pm.
Sports Cast for March 31st:
Jonathon Crawford hopes to have a much better year in the Cincinnati Reds organizations this year. A torn labrum ruined his 2015 campaign where he was limited to just 13 innings pitched for the Daytona Tortugas. He admits it wasn’t the best way to start out with a new organization. He admits the rehab from surgery has monotonous and boring but work that had to be done.
On the sports schedule today,
Moore Haven baseball visits First Baptist Academy in Naples at 4 pm. OHS softball competes at the Kissimmee Klassic against Kissimmee Osceola at 5 pm, OHS track visits Moore Haven for a meet today at 3:30 pm. Flag football will travel to Port St. Lucie at 5 pm. OHS baseball hosts Lincoln Park tonight at 7 pm.
Sports Cast for March 30th:
Moore Haven’s Jose Garcia was named all state for football this year. In the process he made history as the first linemen to be named all-state for the school. He had played football since the 7th grade. He said this year’s 7 win team worked together well and wanted the same things.
He’s hopeful of continuing his football career in college and major in sports medicine.
Rain wiped out yesterday’s sports schedule.
The boys’ tennis team fell short of reaching regional at the district tournament.
On the sports schedule today, Moore Haven baseball hosts Community School of Naples at 7 pm. OHS softball begins play in the Kissimmee Klassic tonight with four games through Saturday.
Brighton reservation baseball visits Moore Haven junior varsity this afternoon at 4 pm.
Sports Cast for March 28th:
OHS cross country coach AJ Mayernik is thrilled with the progress both teams made this year. The boys team made it to state and figure to have enough back next year to make another run. The girls’ team also has young and upcoming talent to build upon. Mayernik said his teams worked hard and constantly improved.
Mayernik says most athletes want to be successful and the cross country team can offer that to them.
OHS tennis plays their district tournaments starting today in Boynton Beach. Jensen Beach is the prohibitive favorite.
Moore Haven baseball visits Glades Day this afternoon, first pitch at 4 pm.
Sports Cast for March 25th:
Jajuan Cherry won the defensive player of the year award for the Brahman football team this year. The cornerback was among the team’s leaders in interceptions and tackles this past year. He said the award was something he always had his eye on. Cherry played a lot of 7 on 7 last summers and he felt he knew more about the position this year
Cherry has been slowed by foot problems during the track season and is yet to run the 1 hundred meter dash this spring.
Okeechobee softball split a pair on Thursday, winning the completion of a rain suspended game at Jensen Beach 11-9, but then losing to South Fork 10-0.
South Fork hit seven homeruns in the game.
Okeechobee baseball was rained out last night in the second inning against Avon Park with the Red Devils in the lead 1-0.
On the sports schedule, Moore Haven softball will host Sebring on Saturday at Noon.