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National HS Showcase “Final Thoughts, Takeaways, and Stock Boosters”

Final Thoughts, Takeaways and Stock Boosters It was another outstanding event as USA Today deemed it one of the top 16 “must-see” events in the country. There was plenty of exciting action, national-level play, and storylines along the way. Now, let’s take a look at our final thoughts, takeaways and stock boosters from the event.  Everyone’s Super Bowl Game It’s no secret Oak Hill Academy has...

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Evening Standouts at Phenom National Showcase

6’7 ’21 Jamylan Blakeney (Combine Academy) There are a ton of high-level defenders in North Carolina and it’s time that we start mentioning Blakeney among the best. He’s as versatile as anyone on that end of the floor due to his phenomenal blend of length, athleticism, and recovery speed. Blakeney can protect the rim and legitimately defend all five positions at the high school level. He plays...

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Early Standouts at Day Two of Phenom National Showcase

6’8 ’20 Tay Williams (Liberty Heights) Few teams in the region have as much talent as Liberty Heights, and Williams is arguably their most impressive prospect. He’s long, athletic, and possesses great size but moves and plays like a guard, making him a walking mismatch against any type of opponent. Williams scores regularly from all three levels, displays quality passing vision, and has strong...

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Phenom National Showcase “Day One Thoughts and Takeaways”

Phenom National High School Showcase Day One Thoughts and Take A Ways Oak Hill Academy bounces back in a big way Legendary coach Steve Smith has an unbelievable 94. % winning percentage at Oak Hill. Oak Hill losing is like a celestial “blue moon” event that happens just once in a while. After being upset by Combine Academy at the Carmel Classic Tip Off Classic, Coach Steve Smith stated the team...

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#PhenomNationalShowcase: Miles Magical Five (Night One)

6’1 2020 Creighton Lebo: Greenfield School Lebo was an incredibly consistent producer and shot maker at Greenfield last year as a junior. He and his teammates came away with the NCISAA 1A state title largely due to the performances he put up in their playoff run and he continued his excellence at the start of his senior year. He has some of the purest shooting mechanics in the state with...

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Player Standouts at Phenom’s National Showcase

6’6 ’20 Brady O’Connell (Ravenscroft/ODU commit) There’s a quality amount of talent on this Ravenscroft squad, but O’Connell was their clear leader tonight. He can do a little bit of everything and, now with an improved jumper, looks capable of keeping opponents guessing on offense. O’Connell is a great athlete that knows how to rebound, push in transition, and create offense for himself or...

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