It’s July which means travel ball is back and in action, the Phenom Crew has invaded the other Carolina for a weekend full of hoops and storylines!
Fort Mill, South Carolina– The action didn’t waste any time picking up here at Comenius School, we had the pleasure of getting a jump on the new wave of talent 13U-15U, at this stage a lot of these underclassmen are relatively unknown and looking to break into the scene!
5’8 2022 Christian Andrews (Team Vision)– Andrews was absolutely relentless on the drive, the hezy gave defenses all kinds of problems in the lane, Andrews has good burst in his first step, and he’s extremely shifty in space. Andrews took over in a contest against the Queen City Thunder and our Team Vision on his back late in the contest. Andrews finished a pair of tough and ones, he really welcomes contact on the point of finish.
6’2 2023 Jabron Harvey (Durham Hurricanes)- Physically Harvey is beyond his peers currently, he’s a gifted athlete, Harvey has the size and strength to bully his way through the lane. Harvey can hang in the air and evade defenders, he’s quick enough to blow by slower matchups as well. Harvey also has a good overall feel for the game, he was unselfish and showed sharp court vision delivering some timely assists. Defensively Harvey utilizes his athleticism to block shots as well.
6’1 Jordan Kasongo (WNC Warriors) Kasongo broke out this weekend, his confidence grew with every game. Each time out Kasongo pulled more out of the bag. It was like everything clicked, and he realized hardly anyone could stay in front of him or keep Kasongo out of the lane. Kasongo is a tough finisher at the cup, he initiated contact and proved capable of converting with the off hand. Kasongo showed nice athleticism on several creative finishes. Kasongo plays with a high motor, he’ll compete for the 50/50 balls and bang on the glass.
6’0 2022 Jehprece Lynch (Team Winston)- Lynch is a spark plug on both ends, offensively he can create for himself off the dribble and knock shots down off the bounce. Lynch can also spot up off ball, and in the open floor he’s got some twitch getting to the bucket. Lynch attacks the rack strong, a capable finisher with either hand and Lynch is a committed defender. Lynch has quick feet, and he’s got good lateral speed, Lynch is a physical on ball defender.
6’0 2022 Richard Black III (Team Loaded)- Black III was the best prospect on this roster, he’s got a lighting quick first step off the bounce, Black III continuously beat defenders off the dribble and finished over the help. Black III is a quick riser off the bounce, and a capable finisher with either hand. In space Black III is extremely tough to stay in front of, Black was at his best in space going down hill at the defense. Black III also showed confidence from behind the arc, if given too much space he can knock down the three ball. Defensively Black III is long and he’s scrappy, Black III also posses a pair of quick hands.