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Turning up the heat: 2023 6’8 Mayar Wol (Moravian Prep)

Player: Mayar WolClass: 2023School: Moravian PrepHeight: 6’8 It has been over a year since we started to write about Mayar Wol and his intrigue with his game. That was when he was part of the 2022 class and he was coming off a sophomore season in which he averaged 4.6 points and 2.0 rebounds.  That summer, he was putting up some impressive numbers with Hoop Wall Street, showing his...

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Open Gym Tour: Moravian Prep

Phenom Hoops travelled to Granite Falls, North Carolina to watch Moravian Prep’s open gym. Three years ago, Moravian Prep was a relative unknown among the basketball community, however that has quickly changed. Two years ago, Moravian Prep won the inaugural Phenom Hoop State Championship featuring players like Josh Hall, Shakeel Moore and Jamahri Harvey. Now, coach and owner Jeremy Ellis has...

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Trending Upward: Five Obvious Targets for College Coaches

With the travel ball season in full swing, it’s only appropriate that we take a closer look at some notable targets across the state. Usually, countless offers are being thrown around at every turn. However, majority of programs have opted to hold onto their scholarships for as long as possible and ultimate play the waiting game with the Class of 2022. Although coaching staffs are moving and...

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Game Report: Fuquay Varina vs. Millbrook

The second round of the 4A NCHSAA tournament featured two teams from the Raleigh area going at it for a chance to make it to the elite eight. Millbrook, a perennial powerhouse was playing in their 14th straight second-round tournament game, and Fuquay Varina was in the tournament for the first time since 1996.

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Apex Friendship vs Fuquay-Varina

On Friday night, undefeated South Wake Athletic Conference opponents faced off. Apex Friendship (3-0) travelled to Fuquay-Varina (3-0) for a matchup between the two top teams in the conference. In the first quarter, we saw a hot start from Apex Friendship as they jumped out to a quick 12-3 in the first 2:34 of the ball game. Apex Friendship did a tremendous job of executing in the half court...

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Phenom Game Report: Fuquay-Varina vs. Holly Springs

A very intriguing game to start the season for both programs, it was the outside shooting early on for Holly Springs that got them out to the early lead to start the game but Fuquay-Varina attacked the lane and got to the line, helping them secure a 21-19 lead after one.  Fuquay-Varina continued to play strong and hold their lead throughout the second quarter, expanding their lead to 42-33 at...

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Special K’s Hoops Take: Day 1 Early Standouts

Chase Lowe 6’4 Kheni Briggs 2022 of The Wonders Varsity was very impressive in his first game today. His unique ability to balance creating for his teammates and scoring was something to be intrigued by. Offensively, his overwhelming ability to attack the rim and covert through contact was on full display. The part of his game that really stood out to me was his ability to really pass the ball...

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2022 6’8 Mayar Wol putting others on notice this summer

A name that some may have not heard yet, 2022 6’8 Mayar Wol has been putting on a show this summer and starting to make a case for himself in North Carolina. Last season as a sophomore, Wol averaged 4.6 points and 2.0 rebounds per game at Fuquay-Varina but this summer, playing with Hoop Wall Street, Wol was a consistent standout at multiple events.  He showed that he can be that big-time scoring...

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