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Game 2 on the day brought two powerhouses in Combine Academy and Word of God went at it in what was a HEATED showdown. Both teams came out with energy and looking to make shots; Word of God was led once again early on by ’23 Isaiah Coleman while ’23 Trentyn Flowers came out strong after his commitment to lead the way. Word of God was able to gain the narrow edge in the first quarter 19-15, but...read more
Game 2 on Day 2, the Rams of Word of God matched up with NC Good Better Best, as each team was looking to make their way into the semifinals. Word of God came out with the early punch, knocking down shots and showcasing their strong guard play early to get the early lead. But NC GBB started to settle down and shots eventually started to fall as well. Word of God held the 21-13 first-quarter...read more
2024 Zion Walker (TBS): Walker just seems like his game has taken another level in what he is showing on the court, as he had another outstanding performance with 31 points. Walker just screams toughness and competitiveness on the court; his ability to get downhill and force players to foul or with him finishing is big time. He is also a tremendous leader, rugged, a tremendous two-way...read more
Here is a list of the top performers from the Hoops & Dream Showcase presented by Lucas Moore Realty. Please note these top performers are in alphabetical order by school. Fayetteville Academy6’5 2024 Xavier Johnson: 31 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists & 2 steals on Friday. 19 points, 1 rebound & 1 assist on Saturday. 6’4 2026 Jossiah Johnson: 22 points, 9 rebounds, 1 assist...read more
6’4 ’24 Jullien Cole (Richmond) There was a ton of buzz surrounding the Raiders and the return of their star, but Cole was arguably the most notable performer in this showing. He set the tone early on offense, largely carrying the load as a scorer through his ability to get downhill, finish, and convert at the line. Cole rebounded the ball at a consistent rate, forced a ton of turnovers, and...read more
By; Cooper Hart After two weekends of the HoopState League East, I’ve created a list of names that are in contention for awards. The list will be cut down after pool play finishes, and winners will be announced after the finals on the 23rd. There will be a Most Outstanding Player, 3 all-east teams, and 2 all-defense teams. Most Outstanding Player Semifinalists Colt Langdon (’25) – 6’8” Wing –...read more
2023 Josh Bullock (Lake Norman Christian): Bullock may have had the performance of the day on Day 4, as he went off for 31 points in the in today. His stock seems to be rising, as he has really elevated his play as a point guard. His poise, his strength, his mentality on the floor… all make him very intriguing and when you add his offensive scoring output that he showed, Bullock is really...read more