NC Junior Phenom Exposure Camp
Team 8 Team Recaps
#30 5’ 2023 Isaiah Sanders of Lexington, NC
Sanders gave great effort throughout the day, very coachable player. His quickness really stood out as his camp coach stated, “Isaiah is very quick and he sees the floor extremely well.” Sanders has good form on his jump shot and he was able use his quickness and motor to standout on the defensive end of the floor. Sanders has a solid basketball IQ and he sees the floor well.
#60 5’4” 2022 Jackson Hartzell of Summerfield, NC
Hartzell came into camp with a great attitude and worked hard to improve throughout the day. He is a rhythm shooter who is able to make shots both off the bounce or spotted up. Hartzell has a solid basketball IQ and plays with a good pace to his game. He handles the ball well enough to play the 1 or the 2 and can see the floor very well.
#89 5’6” 2022 Shane Blakeney of Rock Hill, SC
Blakeney came into camp with a good understanding of team play. He showed the ability to get past the first line of defense, and shot the ball well in the mid-range. Blakeney is an overall good player with a high motor on both ends of the floor. He is a solid ball handler who possesses the ability to be a floor general. He is very strong at getting downhill and touching the paint and he is a stand out on the ball defender in the open floor.
#103 5’7” 2023 Jordan Allen of Charlotte, NC
Allen came into camp with a great attitude and gave great effort throughout the day. He had good vision and court awareness and he has a quick release on his jump shot. Allen is a good team player, who took coaching well and put it straight into practice on the court. With improved lateral quickness and a better understanding of footwork, Allen has a chance moving forward.
#104 5’7” 2023 Ryan Chavis of Durham, NC
Chavis really bought into the concept of team play, throughout the event. He has good vision and court sense which enhanced his solid passing skills. Chavis has the ability to handle the ball, as the lead guard, in both half court and open court situations. He rebounded his position very well and he was able to attack the teeth of the defense, off the bounce.
#124 5’8” 2022 Eli Ratcliff of Troutman, NC
Ratcliff had a great attitude and gave great effort throughout the event. He showcased good passing skills as well as rebounding his position and moved without the ball well. Ratliff is a good team player with a high basketball IQ which enables him to make the right play on the court. Ratcliff’s camp coach stated, “Throughout the day, Eli was always seeking improvement and doing what was best for the team.”
#129 5’9” 2022 Connor Ballou of Oak Ridge, NC
Ballou gave great effort, on both ends of the floor, throughout camp. He moved well without the ball and showed the ability to finish both at the rim and in the mid-range. Ballou was a team player and gave great hustle, showing a high motor on the floor. Ballou’s camp coach stated, “Connor had great movement without the ball. He displayed great court awareness and vision with a high basketball IQ.”
#151 5’10” 2022 Blake Ratcliff of Troutman, NC
Ratcliff was a good team player who gave great effort on both sides of the floor. He showcased some solid back to the basket moves while he really excelled on the defensive end. He hustled in transition defense, while he defending the ball and in space well. Ratcliff’s camp coach stated, “Blake was a solid rebounder and a great teammate. He hustled all day, all over the court.”
#159 5’11” 2022 Wesley Tubbs of Charlotte, NC
Tubbs gave great effort, on both ends of the floor. He showcased good ball handling skills with the ability to get into the paint and finish. He is very quick, which helped him to defend the ball well as well as work hard in transition. Tubbs is very coachable and receptive. Tubbs’ camp coach stated, “Wesley is a great athlete who has a true gift for scoring the ball. He plays solid on the ball defense and it is his confidence that makes this kid such a good player. Very impressive use of his off hand.”
#181 6’3” 2022 Bryson Barrett of Rock Hill, SC
Barrett showed to be a good on the ball defender and rebounder. He has a solid mid-range jump shot which he uses as a weapon, could be very dangerous in pick and pop situations. Barrett possesses instinctive post moves and has good footwork around the basket. He uses his offhand very well, which is a strength of his game.