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40 PIECE! Elijah Jamison DROPS 40 vs NRCA at 2020 City of Oaks Classic! Raw Game Highlights

Check out highlights between Louisburg HS and NRCA, the host school of the 2020 City of Oaks Classic presented by Phenom Hoops. Louisburg was led by 6'2" junior CG Elijah Jamison, who decided to mess around and drop 40 points in the win. Jamison currently holds offers from the likes of Ole Miss, JMU, and Elon.

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WFU’s Jaylon Gibson vs 7′ Jonas Aidoo; BIG MAN BATTLE at 2020 City of Oaks Classic!

Check out highlights between Grace Christian and Voyager Academy at the 2020 City of Oaks Classic presented by Phenom Hoops. This game saw a big man battle between Wake Forest commit Jaylon Gibson and Voyager's Jonas Aidoo. Aidoo is a rising big man who's looking to put his stamp on how good he can truly be. Check his highlights as he took on his BEST match up yet this season.

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City of Oaks “Final thoughts, takeaways, and stock risers”

City of Oaks “Final thoughts, takeaways, and stock risers” The 2nd Annual Phenom City of Oaks Classic took place on the beautiful campus of North Raleigh Christian Academy. We had five exciting games with some interesting story lines. Once again, we had high quality teams, high quality players, and high-quality performances. Now, let’s check out our “Final thoughts, takeaways and stock risers.” ...

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Bendel’s Best: City of Oaks Classic

On Saturday, Phenom Hoops traveled to North Raleigh Christian Academy in Raleigh, North Carolina for a five-game slate of high-level basketball. There was so much talent in the gym, both in terms of teams and individuals, which made for an incredibly competitive atmosphere from start to finish. This event proved to be a great tune-up and overall litmus test just before things start to heat up in...

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Top Rebounders from the City of Oaks Classic

RANKPlayerTEAM  TOT1Elijah JAMISONLOUISBURG132Dante KIESENHOFERHOLLY SPRINGS113Deon DANIELSLEESVILLE ROAD114Kaleb SCOTTHOLLY SPRINGS105JAYLEN GIBSONGRACE CHRISTIAN106Bobby PETTIFORDSOUTH GRANVILLE97Wy’kise ALLENSOUTH GRANVILLE98Evan JOYNERPIEDMONT CLASSICAL89Justin THOMASVILLAGE CHRISTIAN810KEEYAN ITEJEREGRACE CHRISTIAN811Jonas AIDOOVOYAGER ACADEMY812Jo’Ron...

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Leading Scorers from the City of Oaks Classic

RANK Player TEAM   PTS 1 Elijah JAMISON LOUISBURG 40 2 Zavian MCLEAN VILLAGE CHRISTIAN 33 3 Jamarii THOMAS PIEDMONT CLASSICAL 26 4 Cole SINCLAIR DURHAM ACADEMY 24 5 Carter WHITT LEESVILLE ROAD 22 6 Bobby PETTIFORD SOUTH GRANVILLE 21 7 Micah JONES SOUTH GRANVILLE 19 8 Jordan DURHAM LOUISBURG 18 9 Corey JONES NRCA 17 10 Brent RANDLEMAN DURHAM ACADEMY 15 11 Dante KIESENHOFER HOLLY SPRINGS...

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Louisburg v. NRCA Game Recap

The final contest of Phenom Hoops’ City of Oaks Classic took place between Louisburg and the hosting North Raleigh Christian Academy. Although Louisburg has lethal bucket-getter Elijah Jamison, it didn’t seem to affect NRCA’s approach to this contest. They spread the floor, moved the ball, and worked to overwhelm the opposition with efficient three-point shooting. It worked extremely well for...

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Player Standouts at Phenom Hoops’ City of Oaks Classic

6’0 ’21 Jamarii Thomas (Piedmont Classical) Although the newest addition to this roster, it’s easy to see that Thomas is a large part of the heart and soul for this Piedmont Classical squad. His quickness, toughness, and rugged mentality are evident on every possession. Thomas gets downhill whenever he desires and possesses a certain tenacity and ferocity that separates him from other similar...

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Durham Academy v. Village Christian Game Recap

The third game of Phenom Hoops’ City of Oaks Classic was another incredibly tight, neck-and-neck contest between the Durham Academy Cavaliers and Village Christian Knights. It opened up in favor of the Cavaliers behind the play of Cole Sinclair and Toby Harris. However, the Knights quickly turned things around through the leadership of sheer dominance of Zavian McLean. Village Christian held...

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Holly Springs v. Piedmont Classical Game Recap

The first contest of Phenom Hoops’ City of Oaks Classic took place between two ultra-competitive squads in Holly Springs and Piedmont Classical. Holly Springs jumped out to a quick, early lead and looked ready to take control of the game, even without their senior leader and starting point guard Marcus Elliott. That was short-lived, as Piedmont Classical was able to completely flip the script,...

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The Carter Whitt Mystique

There is a mystique about Whitt, there is no doubt about that. It is a mystique that attracts the casual observer's eye. Whitt is uber-talented, this may be where it starts. He is a Top 50 ranked player in the country who has over 20 college offers, from the likes of Ohio State, Florida, Xavier, Maryland, Texas A&M, and others. So the substance is there, but in this age of social media and viral highlights, Whitt is an anomaly.

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Piedmont Classical “A Closer Look”

Piedmont Classical “A Closer Look”  Piedmont Classical brings a 9-8 record to the 2nd Annual City of Oaks. They open up against NCHSAA 4A Holly Springs, and don’t let their record fool you. Piedmont Classical has played one of the toughest schedules in the state. It’s not for the “faint of heart,” but one coach Kenneth Free and his players embrace. They have quality wins over NCHSAA 1A...

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Elijah Jamison putting up big time numbers

6’3 Elijah Jamison (Louisburg) putting up big time numbers 6’3 junior Elijah Jamison (Louisburg) will be featured in Saturday’s 8:00pm contest at the 2nd Annual City of Oaks Classic against North Raleigh Christian Academy. Louisburg brings an 8-3 record and all eyes will be on Elijah Jamison, who is considered one of the top players in the North Carolina 2021 class. Standing a strong and...

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South Granville “A balanced attack”

South Granville  South Granville comes into the City of Oaks with an impressive and undefeated 13-0 record. Tucked away in the city of Creedmoor, South Granville plays in the Northern Carolina 1A/2A conference. Their opponent is NCHSAA 4A power, Leesville Road, and game time is set for 6:30 at North Raleigh Christian Academy. South Granville returns three All-Conference players in 6’1...

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The Storylines are why we Can’t Miss the 2nd Annual City of Oaks Classic!!

Phenom's 2nd Annual City of Oaks Classic will take place THIS Saturday (January 11) at North Raleigh Christian Academy. Here are the storylines that matter to the fans, the media, the teams and the coaches alike.

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From the Scouts Eyes — Brady O’Connell Commits to Old Dominion

Brady O’Connell is a 6’7″ wing out of Ravenscroft School in Raleigh, North Carolina. He played his summer travel ball with Team Felton on the UAA Circuit. At the time of his commitment to ODU, O’Connell also entertained offers from the likes of Elon, Samford, Western Carolina and Mercer. Last season, O’Connell averaged 9.3 points per game for the 18 win Ravenscroft...

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Amateur Hour Podcast: Episode 35

Jamie Shaw, Miles Masercola, and Jeff Bendel go through their favorite players from the different Christmas tournaments they attended, recapped some key storylines from The City of Oaks Classic, Preview what’s ahead for the Carmel Christian MLK Showcase, and talk about what to expect from Phenom Hoop Report in...

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Miles Magical Five: #PhenomCityOfOaks Session Two

6’10 2020 Isaiah Todd: Trinity Academy of Raleigh Isaiah Todd willed his Trinity Academy of Raleigh team to victory over Holly Springs after knocking down a walk off free throw with no time on the clock.  Todd is in the unicorn mold considering there really aren’t many predecessor’s to his blend of size, skill, tenacity, and moxie.  At 6’10 he is capable of creating his...

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Names and Storylines from the LIT City of Oaks Classic

Check out the Top 10 Plays from the Event … Try to Stay in Your Seat!! 6’11” 2019 Kadin Shedrick (Virginia signee) Holly Springs HS You can tell that Shedrick had a chip on his shoulder for this one. It showed clearly as he came out of the gates with 12 points and 8 boards at the half. He didn’t slow down much as he finished the game with 21 points and 14 boards, to go with 5...

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City of Oaks Leading Scorers

City of Oaks Leading Scorers City of Oaks Scoreboard https://www.phenomhoopreport.com/city-of-oaks-scoreboard/ City of Oaks Thoughts and Storylines https://www.phenomhoopreport.com/city-of-oaks-thoughts-and-storylines/ City of Oaks Leading Scorers Player Ht. Class Team Points DJ Robertson 6’2 2019 Athens Drive 32 LucRichard Rameau 6’2 2019 Ravenscroft 30 Elijah Jamison 6’3 2020...

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City of Oaks “Thoughts and Storylines”

City of Oaks “Thoughts and Storylines” The inaugural Phenom City of Oaks Classic was a huge success with the Holly Springs vs. Raleigh Trinity game going down as one of the more exciting and entertaining games we have seen this season. 6’10 junior forward Isaiah Todd hit a game winning “walk off” free throw with zero time remaining on the clock to secure an 61-60...

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