The Florida Nuggets are one of the Panhandles premiere AAU girls basketball teams. The squad was the first girls basketball team from our area to win an AAU National Championship, a feat they accomplished last summer.
On Sunday, the Nuggets back to their winning ways, as they captured the Dynasty Hoops Club Elite Classic title in Orlando, a title that guaranteed them another spot at Nationals.
The 11th and 12th grade squad is amde up of girls from several area High Schools, including Chipley standout Amanda Pashcal, who scored 28 points in the Championship game.
Another Nuggets standout player, Hannah Howell, inked with West Florida this week. The Ponce de Leon center averaged 20 points and 9 rebounds for the Lady Pirates in her senior campaign. Howell scored over 13-hundred points all four years of her high school career.