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Sports Cast 5/19

Sports Cast for May 19th: 

Demetrius Clark won the Co-MVP Award for Brahman basketball this year. The senior surpassed 1 thousand points for his career and averaged over 17 points a game, and 4.3 rebounds. He also helped the team qualify for regional play in back to back years. Clark says he never had to be pushed to play basketball.

He will continue his playing career at John Phillips College in Border Texas next year. He says he will have great memories of his playing days at OHS

Glades Day held off Miami LaSalle 29-22 in their spring classic football game last night.

Tonight Glades Central travels to Palm Beach Gardens for their spring game.

Moore Haven hosts their spring football game on Saturday at 6 pm.

Sports Cast 5/17

Sports Cast for May 17th:

Shytria Ash won the Prestige Award at the Lady Brahman girls basketball banquet. The senior forward says she was glad to be a part of a team that won 32 games in the past two years. She says she hopes the younger girls keep winning games by working hard all year. Ash was known for her defense and toughness in the paint and says she always wanted to give maximum effort.

Ash plans to join the United States Air Force after graduation.

The sports schedule today includes Moore Haven vs Lakeland Christian in the Class 3A softball semifinals at Dodger Town in Vero Beach at 4:50 pm.

Glades Day meets Aucilla Christian in another state semifinal in Class 2 A at 10:30 this morning.

Sports Cast 5/16

Sports Cast for May 16th:

Shaquoy Ferrol was named Co-MVP for the Brahman boys’ basketball team this year. The senior also earned a scholarship to attend Frank Phillips College in Borger, Texas to play basketball.

Ferrol said he appreciated the trophy and playing with his friends and teammates. Ferrol averaged over 21 points and 9 and a half rebounds per game this year.

He says now he must take the challenge to maximize his potential and play four years in college. Ferrol earned All-State designation as a junior but did not make it this year.

No school sports scheduled today in Okeechobee.

Sports Cast 5/15

Sports Cast for May 15th:

Okeechobee lost to both Vero Beach and Sebastian River at the spring jamboree football game held Friday. Vero Beach defeated Okeechobee 28-10 and Sebastian defeated Okeechobee 14-7 in the shortened games.

Kysell Richardson ran for a 15 yard touchdown against Vero Beach, and Jarrett Mills hit a 40 yard field goal.

Lamar Williams ran for a six yard touchdown against Sebastian.

Coach Chris Branham says his team will have some growing pains but they can improve and put a competitive team on the field this fall. Branham says his passing game looked good but pass protection will have to improve. There are no sports events today at Okeechobee High School.

Sports Cast 5/12


Sports Cast for May 12th:

The Braham football defensive unit might be the strongest unit on the team next fall. Defensive coordinator Tyrone Smith says several younger players have been impressive this spring

The Brahmans are also switching to a 3-4 defense as they have less size, but more speed and agility on the defense this year. Linebacker Lindsey Major has made a bid to be a starter this year as he comes up from the JV. He says he’s soaking all the coaching in this spring

Okeechobee plays the spring jamboree tonight at Sebastian River.  Okeechobee takes on the Sharks for one quarter and then Vero Beach for one quarter.

Okeechobee was well represented in the first go around of the florida high school rodeo finals last night.

Z-mann Zamora won the tie down calf roping and McKenna Hickson won the breakaway roping.

The rodeo continues at 7 pm tonight and Saturday at the Ag Civic Center.

Sports Cast 5/11

Sports Cast for May 11th:

Kysell Richardson is excited to get the chance to be the Brahman starting QB this spring. With Logan Etherton away at baseball, Richardson has stepped in and performed well. He says he’s pleased with how he’s performed. If Richardson plays QB, the team needs to find another wide receiver to take his place.  He led the team in receptions last year.

Coach Chris Branham says Richardson is a gifted receiver but was always a capable QB.

The Brahmans take on Vero Beach and Sebastian River tomorrow night in Sebastian in a jamboree.  Okeechobee will play Sebastian for a half and then Vero Beach for two quarters.

The state high school finals rodeo begins tonight at the Ag Civic Center.

The Okeechobee county schools track meet is also today at Okeechobee High School.

Sports Cast 5/10

Sports Cast for May 10th:

OHS baseball and softball had rough nights last night in the regional players. The baseball team made five errors as they fell to Dwyer 9-0. A five run third broke open the game for the Panthers. Brahman Coach Eric Kindell says the teams gloves betrayed them.

Seven Errors hurt the Lady Brahmans as they fell behind 2-0 in the third and lost to South Fork 7-0 in the regional semifinals last night.

Okeechobee finishes the season with 17 victories.

Moore haven softball defeated Admiral Farragut 5-4 to reach the state semifinals on May 17th against Lakeland Christian.

Sports Cast 5/9

Sports Cast for May 9th:

Okeechobee baseball is excited for the opportunity for regional play this year. Coach Eric Kindell thought his team played a good game in the district championship but a few mistakes came back to hurt them. He says the guys practiced hard on Monday to see faster pitches.

He thinks the game, win or lose, can be productive.

Softball regionals are also tonight.  Okeechobee faces South Fork in the fourth game between the teams this year at 7 pm.

Moore Haven gets a chance at revenge against the team that eliminated them last year, Admiral Farragut, with a home playoff game tonight at 7 p.m

Sports Cast 5/8

Sports Cast for May 8th:

Okeechobee pushed Jensen Beach to the end but lost in a District championship game that took three days to complete, 2-1 on Saturday afternoon. Sean Osceola drove in Cody Louthan with the Brahman run. Jacob Winger drove home the winning run in the bottom of the sixth.

Okeechobee will travel to take on William T. Dwyer in the regional quarterfinals on Tuesday night.

Lillian Henry won the cross country MVP award as a freshman.

She made it to regional and was usually the top finisher for the Lady Brahmans in each race. Henry says she appreciated this award. Henry has been running races since she was six years old. She says she has a lot of work to do if she wants to make state next year.

There are no sports scheduled today.

Sports Cast 5/5

Sports Cast for May 5th:

Crystal Hernandez Estrada was named the Brahman Award winner for girls soccer this year. The Ladies broke the school record for wins with 11 this past season. She says the award opened her eyes wide. Crystal never liked to leave the match and was very supportive of her teammates.

The District title baseball game won’t be completed might not need extra innings but it will need extra days after a thunderstorm and lightning halted last nights game between Jensen Beach and Okeechobee in the third inning with the Falcons leading 1-0.

The game will resume Saturday at 12 noon at Mets Stadium in Port St. Lucie.

Moore Haven softball defeated Northside Christian 5-3 to advance to the Class 3A Regional final next Tuesday at home against Admiral Farragut.

Glades Day softball defeated Miami Christian 15-0 to advance to the Class 2A regional final.

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