Lake Buena Vista, FL– This past summer was a busy, but exciting time for the Nalson family as their son and daughter participated in the 2012 AAU Basketball National Championships.
Their daughter Katie plays for the Honey Badgers out of North Attleboro, Massachusetts. They traveled to Cincinnati, Ohio for the 7th Grade Girls Division II National Championship. Katie scored a team-high 15 points as the Honey Badgers took home the 7th Grade DII National Title 49-36 versus Cy-Fair Heat (Texas).
Further south, their son Michael Nelson participated in the 8th Grade Boys Division DII National Championship in Orlando, Florida with his team Shooting Stars 14u Elite from Boston, Mass. Michael lead the way with 13 points against Brevard Elite PB in the championship game to take home a second national title to the Nelson home. Shooting Stars came out on top 47-742 after a nail-biting four quarters of play.
WATCH highlights from the 8th Grade DII National Championship game: