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Phenom Hoops has had a chance to get out during the month of June as teams have been participating in several teams’ camps and during the live period. One event that Phenom attended was the Catawba Team Camp, bringing in several teams from around the region and giving us an early look at what each program has to offer. Gaston Day was yet another program that we had marked down to check...read more
The third game for day five of Phenom’s Holiday Classic took place between two quality programs in Gaston Day and Charlotte Country Day. Gaston Day entered this contest with more talent than majority of private school teams in North Carolina. Meanwhile, Charlotte Country Day continues to prove themselves a tough, scrappy squad against varying levels of competition. Although Charlotte Country Day...read more
Team 4 Coach: James Baker #10: 5’8 ’22 Chris Britt (Gaston Day) Starting things off, we look at a player that continually stands out with his sharp, quick, aggressive scoring prowess, Chris Britt. He’s a tough, heady lead guard prospect with the ability to reliably and effortlessly create quality shots out of little to nothing. Britt is excellent at blowing by his man and finishing around the...read more
Phenom Hoops has been hitting the road, checking in on open gyms, open practices, and fall leagues to get a glimpse of teams this upcoming season. We went out to Spartanburg for the Fall League, getting a chance to watch players from Gaston Day compete. After finishing 10-16 last year and 4-8 in the league, the Spartans are looking to take another step as a program. They had some strong...read more
Phenom Hoops went down to Spartanburg to the Upward Stars Center, as we took in the Stars Fall League, bringing a ton of talent to the table. Getting a glimpse of multiple players, we provide our thoughts on players that grabbed our attention.read more
As the old saying goes, “You can’t judge a book by its cover,” and you can’t judge a player by his size. For Chris Britt, the super quick point guard is simply terrific in the open court. Last season, Britt had a superb sophomore season. He averaged 20.0 PPG, 4.23 RPG, 4.2 APG and 2.1 SPG. The “do it all” point guard was also selected to the NCISAA 2A All...read more
CC Elite 6’4 ’20 Elijah Hightower- The long, wiry wing prospect was really difficult for the opposition to contain in this contest, especially from beyond the arc. Hightower looked quite strong when spotting-up and working without the ball, but also showed some solid creation skills when taking opponents off the bounce. He utilized his length well on defense and outworked his assignment on the...read more