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Lady Phenom Spotlight: 2023 Kirsten Lewis-Williams (Lake Norman)

Name: Kirsten Lewis-WilliamsClass: 2023School: Lake NormanHeight: 5’10 Offers: St. Peter’s, East Tennessee State, multiple D2 offers Phenom Hoops continues to spot talent on the girls side here in the region and one player that we have watched on several occasions has been 2023 5’10 Kirsten Lewis-Williams.  Her play has led the charge at Lake Norman, one of the top teams in the state. And with...

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Lady Phenom Game Report: Pine Forest at Jack Britt

Final: Jack Britt 51 – Pine Forest 45 Jack: 17-9-12-13: 51Pine: 13-10-8-14: 45 Standouts: 2024 Zahara Gerald (Jack Britt): Gerald has started the season off really well for Jack Britt, posting impressive numbers and she continued that strong play against Pine Forest.  Gerald is a 5’8 prospect that did a great job in creating for herself, getting in the paint, and creating scoring opportunities....

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Phenom Lady Spotlight: 2025 Breonna Roaf (Terry Sanford)

Name: Breonna RoafHt: 5’7Year: 2025PPG: 15RBPG: 5.7ASST: 5.2 Being a leader, it’s not about how good you are, it’s about responsibility.  That means being responsible not only for what goes right and the good calls that you make, but it also means standing up and being accountable for the bad ones.  Breonna Roaf is that leader. Alongside Miya Giles Jones, they make up a...

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Phenom Lakesgiving: Lake Norman goes 2-0 in the event with win vs. Olympic

The day continued into Game 2, as the host school of Lake Norman Girls was back in action and looking to showcase once again why they are one of the top teams in the state.  They welcomed in Olympic to battle it out and Lake Norman came right out of the gates both offensively and defensively, flexing their muscles and quickly jumping out on top big.  It was a struggle for Olympic to...

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Lady Phenom Standouts: Phenom Lakesgiving (Day 2)

2024 Molly Burns (Ardrey Kell): Burns was back in action and she was really showing why she is one of the leaders for this team. She did a terrific job in creating off the dribble and making plays; she is quite shifty with the ball in her hands. But she is at her best when she is showing her extreme confidence in knocking down shots from outside, being a big threat from three. 2023 Sarah Evans...

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Phenom Lakesgiving: Ardrey Kell bounces back on Day 2 vs. Hickory Ridge

Day 2 got underway at the Phenom Lakesgiving, with Ardrey Kell (Girls) back in action and going up against Hickory Ridge to start the day.  Ardrey Kell was looking for a bounce-back game and they found success early on behind the play of Sarah Evans and company, helping to jump out to an early first quarter lead and building upon that until halftime, 26-14.  Hickory Ridge continued to battle...

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Lady Phenom Standouts: Phenom Lakesgiving (Day 1)

2026 Rayana Minard (West Cabarrus): Minard is part of a freshmen duo that you could be hearing a lot more down the road.  But Rayana was the catalyst for much of the game with her ability to create and find ways to score.  She shot the ball well, made plays off the dribble, and was one of the go-to scorers for her team. 2024 Kirstyn Herman (Alexander Central): Herman really captured our eyes...

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POB’s Eye Catchers from Phenom Lakesgiving (Day 1, Part 2)

2023 Kirsten Lewis-Williams (Lake Norman): Lewis-Williams was off the charts on Day 1 and she really filled it up in all areas of the court. Whether it was her defensive presence, racking up seven steals which eventually helped lead to points. But she also was tremendous in creating for herself, weaving through defenders and finishing with touch as well as through contact.  That doesn’t...

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Phenom Lakesgiving: Lake Norman impressive vs. Ardrey Kell (Girls)

The day continued into the afternoon as the girls were back in action in what looked to be a great game with some terrific talent.  Lake Norman Girls matched up with Ardrey Kell Girls at the PhenomLakesgiving, and Lake Norman showed why they are one of the top teams around the region and even in the state. They were swarming on defense early which allowed them to create turnovers and turn...

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POB’s Eye Catchers from Phenom Lakesgiving (Day 1, Part 1)

2026 Aalayja Minard/ 2026 Rayana Minard (West Cabarrus): The twin duo was something special to watch and should have the West Cabarrus program excited about the future with these two leading the charge. Both Aalayja and Rayana were strong two-way players, staying extremely active and getting into the passing lanes defensively, but also using that same motor to score the ball effectively from...

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Phenom Lakesgiving: Alexander Central earns come-from-behind victory vs. West Cabarrus

The PhenomLakesgiving got underway here in Mooresville, with West Cabarrus and Alexander Central getting it started on the girls’ side.  West Cabarrus came out strong on both ends, allowing their defense to create points.  West Cabarrus really was able to stay aggressive and get to the line in the first half early, but also had a balanced attack to help build an early lead after the...

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East Lincoln Girls Win over West Lincoln

East Lincoln Girls 78 vs West Lincoln Girls 27 ELHS:    29    17    19    13-  78 WLHS:    7      10   10     0-  27 ELHS:   Kiara Anderson 14, Emma Montanari 13, Madison Self 12, Hailey McFadden 11, M. Bissinger 8, T. Thomas 8, M. Maggs 5, G. Overbay 5, A. Hege 2 WLHS:  Chloe...

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Lady Phenom Spotlight: 2025 Allie Sykes (Western Alamance)

Player: Allie SykesClass: 2025School: Western AlamanceHeight: 5’5AAU: FBC Carolina Elite UA We continue to spotlight players around the state of North Carolina, as we are now taking a look at a rising guard from Western Alamance in 2025 5’5 Allie Sykes.  Sykes is a guard that continues to show that she can be a threat with her range but also be a playmaker on the floor, creating off the...

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Lady Phenom Spotlight: 2024 Tanzania Locklear (East Carteret)

We head out further in North Carolina to take a look at a junior that could be garnering more attention after another strong season. 2024 Tanzania Locklear from East Carteret had a terrific sophomore campaign, averaging 18.4 points per game, and is looking to have an even bigger year this year. Phenom Hoops recently spoke with Locklear about her preparation for the upcoming season and to learn...

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Lady Phenom Spotlight: 2023 Maya Robinson (NC GBB)

Player: Maya RobinsonSchool: NC GBBClass: 2023 Stats this season: In just two games so far for NC GBB, Robinson has been posting terrific numbers so far in averaging 22.0ppg, 9.5rpg, 10.0apg, and 2.0spg in helping her team to a 2-0 record.  Last year as a junior, she averaged 17.0ppg, 4.6rpg, and 0.9apg. The senior that is already committed and signed to Charleston Southern, Robinson has...

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Get to Know: 2027 Braylin Mungo

Player: Braylin MungoHeight: 5’7Class: 2027School: Camden (South Carolina) We look at a young prospect but one that you will be hearing about a lot more as she continues her career before heading off to college.  Already holding early offers and gaining strong interest from schools, 2027 5’7 Braylin Mungo spoke to Phenom Hoops to dive more into her game, her mindset heading into the season,...

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Phenom Lady Spotlight: 2023 Jakieya Thompson

By: Kelvin Mills Name: Jakieya Thompson Ht: 5’9Year: 2023School: Saint Paul High schoolPPG: 17RBPG: 6.5AST: 8.3Steals: 6.7Committed to NC A&T This week for the Phenom Hoops Report female athlete of the week we go down I95 to St. Paul high school, where we look at a young lady who is one of the best two guards in the state. Meet Jakieya Thompson, Jakieya is an athletic guard with superior...

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Lady Phenom Spotlight: 2023 Nevaeh Colon (South View)

Player: Nevaeh ColonClass: 2023High School: South View Last Year’s Stats: As a junior last year, Colon had a terrific season in which she averaged 17.3 points, 3.7 assists, 4.0 rebounds, and 2.1 steals per game, as she helped the Tigers to a 14-10 overall record. Colon is one to certainly keep an eye on this season for South View, as they look to put together another strong season.  Colon...

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Lady Phenom Spotlight: 2023 Miya Giles-Jones

Name: Miya Giles Jones Ht: 6’0Year: 2023PPG:25RBPG:15ASTS: 5Terry Sanford High School, Fayetteville Schools looking: NC. State, Charlotte, St. John’s, Rutgers, Temple, Coastal Carolina, Kennesaw, Elon, UNC Asheville, Western, Penn, Garner Webb, Campbell Schools that have offered: Northeastern, UNCW, Quinnipiac, Howard, Rutgers, Temple, USC Upstate, East Carolina, Elon, LaSalle, NC Central Meet...

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Get to Know: 2026 Gabrielle Troy-Mebane (South Meck)

Player: Gabrielle Troy-MebaneClass: 2026Height: 5’7Position: GuardHigh School: South Mecklenburg The season is quickly approaching and Phenom Hoops is gearing up for what should be a great year of basketball, highlighting players all around the region! We give you a new name to watch for in 2026 Gabrielle Troy-Mebane from South Meck, as she will be a young player to watch out for. Learn a little...

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Commitment Alert: 2023 Kylah Silver heading to UNCW

Player: Kylah SilverClass: 2023High School: DH ConleyCommitted to: UNCW Phenom: What made UNCW the place for you in the end? What all went into your decision?Silver: I have always liked Wilmington. They started recruiting me last year. I had a lot of good conversations with them over time. Went to a couple of games and was able to visit during midnight madness last year. They still offered me...

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Lady Phenom Spotlight: 2024 Jasmine Utley (South Garner)

Player: Jasmine UtleyClass: 2024High School: South Garner South Garner will be a program hoping to make noise this season and they should be led by their junior guard in 2024 Jasmine Utley.  Utley led the way last year and is hoping to step up as an even bigger leader this year.  She also started off the season the right way as she earned her first offer. We spoke to her about her focus and...

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Juniors to Watch in North Carolina (Lady Phenom)

The state of North Carolina returns a ton of talent, especially in the Class of 2024 on the girls’ side. Here are a few names that had a special sophomore campaign and will be looking to repeat this upcoming season. Certainly, names to get familiar with if you haven’t already! Jayda Angel (Cape Fear) Last Year’s Stats: 28.4ppg, 71 FG%, 33 3-pointers made, 8.6rpg, 4.8apg, 6.6spg...

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Lady Phenom Team Preview: South View

We continue looking at teams around the state of North Carolina, giving an early preview of what the rosters may look like this season.  Lady Phenom now checks in on South View, as the Tigers are coming off a 14-10 season in which they went 10-5 in conference play and averaged 57 points per game.  They return some very good firepower from last year, as the Tigers are hoping to make...

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Lady Phenom Team Preview: AC Reynolds

What a year the Rockets had last year under Coach Whitaker, finishing the season with a 22-5 overall record, going 11-1 in conference play, and making a run in the playoffs.  Now, AC Reynolds is back and they return much of the same firepower that they had last year, as they have their eyes on an even bigger prize this year. Leading the charge will be 2023 Jenna Barnes, who is coming off a...

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Lady Phenom Team Preview: Albemarle

The Albemarle Bulldogs had a strong season last year, eventually finishing the year with a 19-8 overall record and look to be a team to really watch out for this upcoming season with the experience they were able to earn last season. Last year, Albemarle was a team that was led by mostly freshmen and sophomores… Now, they return for another season with a year under their belt, as the Bulldogs...

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Lady Phenom Spotlight: 2027 Savannah Tobias (Arizona)

Player: Savannah TobiasHeight: 5’9Class: 2027 Phenom Hoops is coming off a tremendous Phenom 150 and Junior Phenom Camp this past weekend, where players of all ages were able to come and compete, as well as showcase their talent.  One player that was the talk of the event was the play of 2027 5’9 Savannah Tobias from Cottonwood, Arizona.  Tobias really impressed with her overall skill set on the...

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