On Saturday in Ocala, the Chipola men and women hit the hardwood with one goal- to bring a State Championship back home to Marianna. The Chipola men, played first taking on St. Pete, and winning 79-73. The win secured the Panhandle Conference's 13th State Championship in 14 seasons.
The ladies took the court after, and facing a familiar foe in NW Florida State. The Chipola Lady Indians, defeated NW Florida three times in the regular season, and did it again Saturday, winning 68-50. The Panhandle Conference has now won the women's State Championship every year dating back to 1998.