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Sports Cast 11/11

Sports Cast for November 11th:

Brahman football plays in their first playoff game in six years tonight as they travel to top ranked Daytona Beach Mainland.

Okeechobee is 8-1 and Mainland 9-0 this year.

Coach Chris Branham says his team should be fully healthy and ready to go for the Buccaneers.

Branham

Kickoff is at 7:30 pm tonight.

Brahman boys’ soccer tied Sebring 1-1 while the junior varsity won 2-0 last night.

Booker T. Washington defeated Glades Central 47-30 in the class 4A regional semifinals last night.

On the sports schedule tonight

  • Clewiston football hosts Miami Edison in Class 4A 7 pm
  • Pahokee hosts Newberry in 1A 7:30 pm
  • Moore Haven girl’s soccer hosts Seacrest Country Day 5 pm
  • Moore Haven boy’s soccer hosts Seacrest Country Day 7 pm

Sports Cast 11/10

Sports Cast for November 10th:

Shytria Ash and Quanisha Ferrol had 10 points apiece to lead Okeechobee to a 49-24 victory over Moore Haven last night at the Lady Brahman preseason classic. The Lady Brahmans outscored the Terriers 29-4 in the second half.

Point guard Alkecia Clayton scored 31 in the Brahman win Tuesday over Clewiston.  She said playing at the high school has been a great experience so far.

Julia Smith had nine points in the victory over Moore Haven.  She said she felt comfortable and got good shots. Sydney Cypress had 11 points and Sunni Bearden had nine points for Moore Haven.

Clewiston defeated John Carroll 53-35 in the other game.

Lady Brahman soccer lose at home to South Fork.

On the sports schedule today

  • Powder Puff game and pep rally 6 pm
  • OHS boys soccer JV 6 pm, varsity at Sebring 7:30 pm
  • Glades Central football at Booker T. Washington 7 pm
  • Moore Haven girls’ soccer hosts Marco Island Academy 5 pm
  • Moore Haven boys’ soccer hosts Marco Island Academy 7 pm

Sports Cast 11/8

Sports Cast for November 8th:

Okeechobee girls basketball tips off tonight coming off a 16 win season last year.

Coach Joe Smith says he’s excited about another strong Lady Brahmans team and the preseason tournament should be a good starting point to see how strong the team can be this year

  • OHS girls basketball preseason tournament vs Moore Haven 7 pm
  • Clewiston girls basketball vs John Carroll 5:30 pm
  • Martin County blew out Okeechobee in girls soccer by mercy rule.  The JV girls fell 4-0.
  • ON the sports schedule today,
  • Moore Haven boys soccer hosts Canterbury 5 pm
  • Moore Haven girls soccer hosts Canterbury 7 pm

Sports Cast 11/7

Sports Cast for November 7th:

Okeechobee rallied from 13 points down to defeat Clewiston 22-19 to tie the school record with 8 wins in a season Friday.

Bubba Fludd threw an 18 yard touchdown pass and ran for a 23 yard score and Logan Etherton added a short touchdown run for the Brahman points. Menta Jones threw two touchdown passes for Clewiston.

Markevious Terry ran for 146 yards. Linebacker Jesse Mond says the team picked it up after the early deficit.

Mond

Coach Chris Branham called it the finest hour in Brahman football history

Branham

Linebacker Juan’yae Ford stepped in with five starters out and gave the team a boost.

Ford

Okeechobee plays at Daytona Beach Mainland on Friday in the 6A playoffs.  Clewiston hosts Miami Edison in the 4A playoffs.

Pahokee won the muck bowl 27-14, breaking a 6 game win streak.  Moore Haven pounded LaBelle 43-15 and Glades Day pounded Marathon 56-20.


Sports Cast 11/4

Sports Cast for November 4th:

The Brahmans wrap up their regular season tonight with traditional rival Clewiston. The Tigers 6-3 are the District 4A-7 champions this year defeating Glades Central last week to take the crown.  They match up with Miami Edison in the playoffs.

Okeechobee 7-1 will be without Jajuan Cherry due to a concussion.  The Brahmans are the district runners up and play at Daytona Beach Mainland next week.

Coach Chris Branham says the team still wants the win badly to match the most number of wins of any team in school history. Branham expects the Tigers to run tight formations and try to run the ball against the Brahman defense.

The kickoff tonight is at 7:30 pm in Clewiston.

Also tonight…Glades Day plays a conference consolation game at home against Marathon

Pahokee and Glades Central get together for the Muck Bowl in Pahokee.  Glades Central has won the last eight meetings.

Moore Haven ends their season with a home game with rival LaBelle.  These games kick off at 7 pm.

Okeechobee and Moore Haven runners compete in the cross country state finals tomorrow in Tallahassee.


Sports Cast 11/3

Sports Cast for November 3rd:

The boys cross country team finished third at regional Saturday and are off to states today in Tallahassee. The regional champion was Belen Jesuit. Daniel Shelley led the Brahmans with a 14th place finish.

Coach AJ Mayernik was very pleased with the performance. Full video interview on our Facebook page.

Bryan Pinon, a sophomore, will be one of the runners in the race Saturday.  He finished in 18 minutes 36 seconds at regional. He says he’s excited about this opportunity. Video of interview is on our Facebook page.

Pinon

Lillian Henry finished in 35th place for the Lady Brahmans and failed to reach the state finals.

Cristobal Morales of Moore Haven finished fourth at the region and will represent Moore Haven in the state finals Saturday.

OHS Girls soccer plays at Westwood this afternoon at 3:30 pm.


Sports Cast 11/2

Sports Cast for November 2nd:

Several Brahman relay teams competed Saturday in the swim regional at Florida Gulf Coast University. Alyssa Howard, Zachary Jackson and Skylar Casian also competed in individual races. None of the Brahmans qualified for the state finals.

Beatriz Perez says she enjoyed the season and that it really motivated her.

Perez

Jillian Kennedy decided to try swimming this year, she said the biggest adjustment was the early practices at 4 thirty in the morning.

Kennedy

Jacob McKee competed in the back stroke this year.  He said he learned that effort is the most important thing in swimming.

McKee

Girls soccer defeated Glades Day in their opener 4-1 on Tuesday afternoon.

Ashton English and Alani Garcia both scored 2 each.

The Brahman boys’ soccer team holding a preseason tournament scrimmage at Yearling with games at 3 and 4:30 this afternoon.


Sports Cast 11/1

Sports Cast for November 1st:

Okeechobee high school girls’ soccer begins their season with a match at Glades Day this afternoon. They improved last year with six wins and a tie last year. Coach Eric Swant says he’s optimistic about the direction of the program. He has some strong leadership and some solid returners to the squad this year.  He notes they will have a tough time with the coastal club teams.

Swant 1

Swant 2

The home opener is November 9th against South Fork.

The Lady Brahman match today in Belle Glade begins at 4 pm

Moore Haven girls soccer also opens up with an away came at Seacrest Country Day.


Sports Cast 10/31

Sports Cast for October 31st:

Okeechobee’s defense came up big Friday as the offense was held to under 2 hundred yards in a 17-7 victory over Jensen Beach. Bubba Fludd and Lamar Williams had rushing touchdowns and Jarrett Mills added a 24 yard field goal for Okeechobee.

Jason Loucks rushed for 201 yards and a touchdown to lead Jensen Beach.

Coach Chris Branham said his defensive made a lot of mistakes in the run game in the first half. Okeechobee is now 7-1 on the season.

Branham

Defensive end Tanner Thorntan had a sack and tackle for loss.  He said he has improved each week after coming here from Virginia.

Deshon Wellington played his best game of the year playing some linebacker after Jajuan Cherry was knocked out of the game.  He made some key stops and was in on a QB sack. Okeechobee wraps up the regular season at Clewiston on Friday.  The Tigers are district champions in 4A after a 22-6 victory over Glades Central.

Coral Shores Tavernier ended Glades Day season with a 20-14 playoff win.

Moore Haven was trounced by First Baptist Academy 42-0 and won’t make playoffs this year.

Pahokee defeated Dewitt Taylor 28-3 to move to 9-0.


Sports Cast 10/28

Sports Cast for October 28th:

Lillian Henry will be the only Lady Brahman running in the cross country regional this year.  The Freshman finished the districts in just over 22 minutes, about a minute behind the district champion, Jordan Quinn of Dwyer. Henry says it felt good to qualify. Henry’s older sister Tabitha was a record setting runner for Okeechobee High.  Lillian says that helps to motivate her for the future.

Henry

Henry 2

Brahman football tonight at Jensen Beach.

The Falcons 3-4 have been decimated with injuries with two of their main stars on the sidelines and six starters out.

Brahman Coach Chris Branham was worried about his team’s poor practice habits and says they make have reached their goal of a post season berth and will stop working. The team also dealing with the flu bug this week. Other big lake games tonight:

  • Moore Haven fights to stay alive for a playoff berth at power house First Baptist Academy in Naples.
  • Glades Central tangles with Clewiston for the district title in Clewiston at 7:30 pm.
  • Pahokee will host T. Dewitt Taylor High School.
  • Glades Day travels to Tavernier Coral Shores for a conference playoff game.
  • Cross country regionals for Moore Haven today in Lakeland, for Okeechobee, tomorrow at South Fork.

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