Posted On: 12/1/19 6:09 PM

I made my way over to Apopka High for the 10th annual Metro vs FL Challenge.

Eight games were played on a busy Saturday slate with seven boys games and one girls matchup between host Apopka and Sanford Seminole (read recap here).


Lake Highland Prep 67, Winter Park 50

Evans 56, Osceola 36

Lake Wales 72, East River 52

Apopka 67, Hagerty 43

Vero Beach 61 Colonial 41

Leesburg 64, Windermere 59

Central Florida Christian 59, Ocoee 58

Here is a look at the first part of the top performers list.

Riley Kugel & Nick Rodriguez (Central Florida Christian)

Saving his best for last on his birthday, 2022 6'5" guard Riley Kugel barely missed in the 59-58 win over Ocoee to cap off the evening. He had the buzzer beating bucket to give him 21 points in the game and lift his team to a hard fought victory. Kugel was superb from deep and his ballhandling and attacking looks effortless. He's very calm with the ball in his hands. As for 2022 5'11" guard Nick Rodriguez, he had a bunch of key 3's to keep his team in it with 16 points. 2021 6'2" guard Marcos Martinez impressed as well with eight

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