All the information on sports.
All the information on sports.
Sports Cast for October 9th:
The Brahman junior varsity football team defeated Port St. Lucie 22-6. Terrence Boswell rushed for over 1 hundred yards. Wyatt Bessenbacher caught two touchdown passes from Trevor Thomas, and Chris Epps caught a 35 yard touchdown pass.
Coach Joe Smith said he feels his offense has gotten into a groove. The defense held the Jaguars in check until a touchdown catch by Alvaro Anderson in the final two minutes.
Linebacker Tristen Anderson said the Jaguars had some speed in the backfield so they tried to contain the best they could. Linebacker Alex Garcia also endorsed how the defense is playing but also had some praise for his teammates on offense.
On the sports schedule today, Lady Brahman golf hosts Clewiston at 3:30 pm, Osceola will travel to Oslo for soccer and volleyball. Yearling will travel to Sebastian Middle for soccer and volleyball. OHS volleyball will visit Sebastian River.
Sports Cast for October 8th:
Osceola volleyball dropped their final home match of the year 25-20 and 25-20 to Gifford on Monday. Osceola fell behind by 13 points in the first game but ran off 10 straight points to make the game close late. The second game was tight throughout.
Billie Leavitt is captain of the Lady Brahman swim team this year. The senior said she takes the role seriously.
8 seniors graduated last year so this year’s team is inexperienced in the pool.
Leavitt said she thinks the swim team has improved this year despite being younger than last year. She has been a swimmer since the fifth grade. She said an intensive conditioning program has really helped the team this year.
On the sports schedule today, Lady Brahman golf will tangle with South Fork and Fort Pierce Central at Indian Hills country club. OHS volleyball visits Fort Pierce Westwood at 5 pm. OHS boy’s golf will visit Port St. Lucie at 3:30 pm. OHS junior varsity football hosts Port St. Lucie tonight at 6 pm.
The OYFL swept five games with Cypress Gardens on Saturday in youth football action in Okeechobee. The Flag team won 26-0, the Mighty Mites prevailed 28-0, the Seniors won 34-0, the Pee Wee won 35-0 and the Juniors prevailed 45-0.
Kayden Warrior had a pair of touchdown runs in the flag game. Emerson Billie had two touchdowns in the Mighty Mites shutout. Robert Futch scored a pair of touchdowns in the senior game. Ramone Baker had a pair of scores in the Pee Wee victory.
IN the senior game, place kicker Jarrett Mills hit four extra points which gave his team 8 points.
He attends kicking camps to improve his kicking skills. He said he felt confident that he could do the job Saturday. Alex Hukriede led an inspired defense as the Brahmans used a number of reserves in the game. Hukriede said Okeechobee was more prepared.
The OYFL will host Orange Park from Orlando for games this Saturday.
The swim teams defeated John Carroll and Fort Pierce on Thursday. April Hogenkamp broke a person record in the 2 hundred individual medleys. Zack Kielbasa won the 100 breast stroke.
Sports Cast for October 4th:
Yearling earned revenge over Pemayetv Emahakv with a hard fought 25-15 and 25-21 in middle school volleyball Thursday.
Brighton had handed Yearling their only loss of the season at the reservation in September. Rachel Bryan said her final home game meant something to her. Coach Kelly ann Campbell said her girls were intense and focused.
OHS volleyball overcame Sebring last night in 5 tough games, 25-20, 25-20, 14-25, 21-25, and 15-8 last night. Cheyenne Nunez and Makayla Root led the way at the net to lead Okeechobee.
Root says she gains in confidence in every match. Coach Taylor Pritchard said her defense played great and the team was finally able to finish off a match. Okeechobee has now won two consecutive home games.
On the sports schedule this weekend, the OHS rodeo team competed in Branford, the OYFL will host games Saturday against Cypress Gardens at the high school starting at 9 am and the cross country team competes in the Fleet Feet invitational at South Fork High School on Saturday.
Sports Cast for October 3rd:
Yearling had 8 kills and 12 digs from Rachel Bryan and 8 aces and 13 digs from Megan Hargraves as they overcame a stubborn Osceola Wednesday, 25-15 and 25-15 in middle school volleyball action. Stephanie Ruiz had a nice serve in the match with multiple points and four aces. She said Yearling played well but weren’t at their best. Tory Garcia had five assists for Yearling.
Coach Kellyann Campbell said her team is always motivated to beat Osceola but anything can happen from match to match.
Osceola played a close match with Brighton on Tuesday losing 25-19 and 25-23.
Yearling also dominated the soccer match 6-1 as they played well on defense and took advantage of some breakaway opportunities on the Warriors. Coach Erick Rios said the match gets more intense and competitive each year.
On the sports schedule today, Yearling will host Brighton for volleyball at 4:30 this afternoon. Girls golf takes on Lincoln Park Academy in Port St. Lucie, OHS volleyball will host Sebring, JV at 5:30, varsity to follow, bowling travels to Port St. Lucie, boys golf hosts Masters Academy ant OHS swimmers host Port St. Lucie.
Sports Cast for October 2nd:
The OYFL rebounded from a tough weekend against Avon Park to sweep five games on Saturday. The Flag team won 26-0, the Mighty Mites 14-13, the Pee Wee 6-0 and the Juniors 33-6 over the Desoto Bulldogs in Arcadia.
The senior team defeated the Sarasota Seminoles 30-7 in a showdown of two of the top teams in the conference this year.
Osceola warrior soccer defeated Storm Grove 6-3 on Monday. Jose Mata Gonzales had three goals to lead the Warriors.
The Lady Brahman girls’ golf team finished third at the Hawkins Crutchfield Tournament Monday in Sebring.
The Brahman boys cross country team took 15th at the Florida Runners Dot Com Invitational in Titusville this past weekend. Hernan Baltazar continues to work hard to become one of the top runners on the Treasure Coast. He said he expects a strong season. Baltazar had ran cross country for three years and is a senior this year.
He said he worked hard over the summer to get ready. The girls cross country team finished 12th. Tabatha Henry finished fifth overall.
On the sports schedule today, Osceola hosts Yearling for volleyball and soccer this afternoon. OHS bowlers will host Westwood at 3 pm.
Sports Cast for October 1st:
Brandon Ball is expected to be the leader of this year’s Brahman swim team. Ball specializes in shorter distances and is the team captain again this year.
Ball said he has high goals for the season. Ball plans to attend college and has narrowed his choices to the University of Florida or to Florida State. He said there are few veteran swimmers on the squad but he is ready to do his best to lead them.
Osceola volleyball defeated Storm Grove Monday, 25-13 and 25-20. Aubrie Hataway had 7 digs, Pearla Contreras had 9 assists, Medina Voropayeva and Kassie Weldon had 3 kills apiece.
On the sports schedule today, girls’ golf hosts Lake Placid at 3:30 pm at the Okeechobee Golf and Country Club.
Osceola volleyball visits Brighton at 5 pm.
Boys’ golf tangles with Martin County at Mariner Sands at 3 pm.
JV football tonight visits Martin County at 6 pm.
Sports Cast for September 30th:
Heritage scored 20 points in the second half, one touchdown on a 91 yard interception return and went on to shutout Okeechobee 40-0 in high school football action Friday in Palm Bay. Dedric Witherspoon scored three touchdowns and Josh Harden scored twice for the Panthers who improved to (5-0)
Okeechobee fell to (1-4) on the season.
Brahman Coach Chris Branham said he came away impressed with the 6th ranked Panthers. Heritage Coach Ajay Ulmer said his team got through the first half but played better after halftime.
Linebacker Richie Raymond was all over the Brahmans with double figures in tackles. He said the Panthers were quicker than Okeechobee. Adrian Minondo ran for 74 yards on 24 carries to lead Okeechobee. Eddie Neal had an interception for the Brahmans.
Moore haven terriers rolled over Marco Island Academy 48-0
On the sports schedule today, OHS girls’ golf competes in the Hawkins Crutchfield tournament today in Highlands County.
Osceola middle school travels to Storm Grove
Yearling travels to Oslo
Boys golf play at a tournament in Sebring today
Sports Cast for September 27th:
The Brahman JV football team won in the final two minutes on a 60 yard screen pass from Jacob Emmick to Wyatt Bessenbacher to defeat Sebastian River 16-8 last night. Bessenbacher attoned for an earlier Shark score on a long pass with a dash down the sideline. Emmick also scored in the first half on a 52 yard run.
He said he hasn’t played much Quarterback but admitted the winning throw made him feel good. The defense also had a goal line stand in the fourth quarter. Coach Joe Smith was pleased his team played hard the entire game.
Brahman football tonight at Heritage Palm Bay, ranked 6th in the state in Class 6A. Coach Chris Branham said this team is almost as good as the Dwyer teams and Lakeland teams his team has played in the past. He said the difference is the quality of his team. He’d like to see the team focus more and be mentally ready and prepared.
OYFL team visit Desoto Arcadia tomorrow, the senior team travels to Avon Park to face Sarasota.
Cross Country runners compete in the Fl runners dot com Invitational this weekend.
Sports Cast for September 26th:
Okeechobee got back on the winning track with a 3-0 win over Clewiston last night in girls volleyball action. Okeechobee prevails 25-8, 25-16 and 25-11 for their first home win of the season and fifth overall.
Junior Lexi Ward said the young team will need time to jell but that unlike last year, all of the players are a big part of the team. Ward has taken on more of a leadership role this year. She is the team’s primary setter.
She is also an accomplished softball player and didn’t play as much volleyball as she would have liked this summer. They have changed workouts at practice to improve the players agility and speed and she says those workouts have paid off.
Boys bowling fell to South Fork 4-3, Brian Chapman had a strong match with 442 pins over 2 games. Austin Walker knocked over 352 pins in two games.
On the sports schedule tonight
The swim team will host Jensen Beach at 5:30 pm
Girls’ golf hosts South Fork at 3:30 pm
Boys’ golf takes on PSL and South Fork at the Saints Country Club.
Junior varsity football will host Sebastian River in a remake of Tuesday’s game tonight at Brahman stadium at 6 pm.