Game 1

Papa Pete’s Patriots 58
The Loe 47

5’11 2022 Sam Gregg (Papa Pete’s Patriots) is a tough guard who makes plays on both ends of the floor. He brings a certain level of toughness to this team. He guards the ball and is active in the gap with quick hands and forces steals. In addition to his toughness, he gets into the paint where he has the ability to finish at the basket and kick out to shooters spotting up. He isn’t afraid of contact and drives the ball hard. 

6’1 2022 Gabe Proctor (Papa Pete’s Patriots) was key in fueling the team’s second half comeback. Known for his shooting ability, Proctor sticks out even more for his energy that he brings to the court. This energy is contagious. In addition to his shooting, he made several ball ahead passes to teammates in transition. 

6’1 2022 Josh Laney (The Loe) showcased his shot making and scoring abilities. He has a smooth jumper and gets to his spots. Laney can score from multiple levels, knocking down pull-up jumpers from three and the midrange. He has a quick cross over right to left and can get downhill and finish at the basket. 

Game 2

Strong Center Hart 62
Holy Rams Purple 83

6’5 2023 Freddie Dilione (Holy Rams Purple) led the game in scoring with 28 points. The combo guard has a smooth game and gets it done from all areas of the court. He has the ability to knock down shots from the perimeter and also create off the bounce. More impressively, is his vision and willingness to pass the ball.

6’5 2023 Truman Claytor (Holy Rams Purple) showcased his versatile scoring ability. He is a big, physical guard who can score from all three levels. He can really get hot quickly. Claytor elevates very well on his shot and has the ability to shoot over top of defenders. 

6’4 2023 Jessie Mitchell (Strong Center Hart) is a tough, physical guard who attacks the basket strong. He is not afraid of contact. Mitchell has a high basketball IQ and makes the right play, which includes making the extra pass. In addition, Mitchell makes winning plays on the defensive end of the court. 

6’9 2023 Sam Martin (Strong Center Hart) is a skilled forward who can score inside and out. He has really good touch around the basket, especially when he goes over his left shoulder for the right hook. He can also stretch the court with his shooting in pick and pop situations. On the defensive end, he uses his length well to protect the rim. 

Game 3

Raleigh’s Finest 44
Holy Rams Gold 72

6’6 2023 Jakwon Moore (Holy Rams Gold) showed why he’s one of the top players in the 2023 class, with a game-high 29 points. He has a college ready frame already. He makes plays on both ends of the floor. Defensively, he is versatile and stays in front of the ball. Offensively, he attacks the rim and finishes through contact at a high level. He continues to improve his perimeter shot. 

6’9 2023 Brandon Gardner (Holy Rams Gold) will have a big-time season this year at Word of God. He plays with such a high motor. Mix this with his athleticism, and you have a scary sight. Gardner tries to rip the rim off every time he attacks the basket. In addition, he showcased his ability to beat you in a variety of ways. He can knock down shots from the perimeter, as well as create off the bounce. 

6’0 2022 Justin Monden (Raleigh’s Finest) is a super quick point guard who can get hot and score as well as facilitate and make plays for others. He just picked up his first offer from Guilford College, and more offers are soon to follow. Monden creates really well off the bounce. He gets to his spots and elevates really well on his jumper. Expect him to have a big senior season at Heritage. 

6’3 2022 Evan Ashe (Raleigh’s Finest) made an impression with his multiple highlight reel dunks. He is super explosive, attacks the rim strong and isn’t afraid of contact. 

Game 4

Team Raleigh 71
The Loe 51

6’3 2023 Isaiah Robertson (Team Raleigh) was productive on both ends of the floor. He led the game in scoring with 27 points. He was doing it from multiples levels, getting to the basket, knocking down the midrange, and from the three. From start to finish, Robertson set the tone with his scoring ability. On the defensive end, he was just as productive. He set the tone with his communication. 

6’1 2024 Gabriel Marquis (Team Raleigh) did a really good job of setting the tone at the point guard position. He was constantly pushing the pace and finding the open man. Marquis made a living in the paint, where he would find shooters on the perimeter or drop off to a teammate for a layup. In addition, the lefty can stretch the court, where he knocked down multiple threes. 

6’2 2022 Chris Brandon (The Loe) finished his second game of the day with 14 points, after putting up 12 points in his first game. He was consistent all day with his play. Brandon was at his best getting to the basket, where he would draw fouls and get to the line.