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Cooper’s Developments – John Wall Holiday Invitational Day 3

By: Cooper Hart Chris Crudup – 2024 – Garner Chris had 26 points and 9 rebounds in the Trojans consolation round win over Broughton. He is a low maintenance scorer that doesn’t need a lot of touches to score in bunches. He’s a great spot shooter and shot 3/7 from outside in today’s game. Chris has started to emerge in the Raleigh area as a volume scorer but what was more impressive today was his...

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John Wall Day 1 Standouts

6’9 2023 Torey Alston (Winston-Salem Christian) The Sam Houston State commit led the way for Winston-Salem Christian in their opening round win. While the game was close at half, Alston made his presence felt, scoring 14 of his 20 points in the second half. Although he led the game in scoring, Alston is a difference maker on the defensive end. He guards multiple positions, protects the rim, and...

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Cooper’s Developments: The John Wall Holiday Invitational Day 1

By: Cooper Hart Kaden Hammond – 2025 – The Burlington School The newest addition to the TBS roster, Kaden gives them much needed frontcourt depth. In the first game of the tournament, he displayed his ability to score with touch and efficiency, putting up 12 points on 5/8 shooting. He scored in a variety of ways, using great touch on layups, hooks, and short jumpers. He also added 9 rebounds and...

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Under the Radar Names from Week 2 of Hoop State League East

6’1 2023 Jake Hart (Strong Center)Jake Hart finished the day with, what was in my opinion, the performance of the day, finishing with 24 points, 11 assists, 8 rebounds and 6 steals. Hart is known for his tough-nosed, team-first approach. Throughout the day, he filled the stat sheet up in every possible way. He is a high IQ guard who sets the tone on both ends of the floor and really looks...

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Wake Co Hoops: Watchlist (Class of 2023) (Part 2)

Continuing our Watchlist series with the players that we are keeping a close eye on, that are in our top 25. These guys are all established pieces of their teams, and should all contribute heavily this season, but these few stood out to us as ones to keep an extra eye on. Sam Martin – Apex (3) I have touched a lot on what Sam brings to the table as a player so I will link those...

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