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Gate City Showcase “Breakout Performers”

Gate City Showcase “Breakout Performers” At the inaugural Gate City Showcase, the talent level was off the charts. While many of the players were known on the national level, there were also a handful of players under the radar that used the Gate City Showcase as their own personal platform to elevate their stock and recruitment. 6’9 2021 Dante Kiesenhofer (Holly Springs HS) What’s not to like...

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Bendel’s Best: Gate City Classic

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops traveled to Greensboro, North Carolina for another loaded high school showcase. The field featured an abundance of talent from every pocket in the state, which made for two full days of high-level basketball. Four of the competing teams were state champions last season (Greensboro Day, Carmel Christian, Piedmont Classical, and Moravian Prep) but every program in...

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Gate City Showcase “Final Thoughts, Takeaways, and Stock Boosters”

Gate City Showcase “Final Thoughts, Takeaways, and Stock Boosters” The inaugural Gate City Showcase held at Greensboro Day School was a huge success. There were many storylines and some great early season games that helped define what is going to be another exciting basketball season in the Hoop State. Now, let’s take a closer look at our final thoughts, takeaways, and stock boosters. Moravian...

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Player Standouts at Day Two of Phenom Gate City Classic

6’9 ’21 Dante Kiesenhofer (Holly Springs) Now that Kadin Shedrick has departed, it’s become increasingly clear that Kiesenhofer is ready to take the reigns. He’s long, active, and possesses a phenomenal frame with great mobility. Kiesenhofer offers terrific rebounding, rim-protection, and all-around timing on defense while showcasing quality touch and a pretty nice perimeter jumper on the other...

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Hickory Ridge Scores Impressive Road Win

Hickory Ridge 68 Jay M. Robinson 56 Hickory Ridge travelled to Jay M. Robinson and came away with a 68-56 win. Jay M. Robinson kept the game close and trailed by six going into the halftime break, however Hickory Ridge had a huge third quarter and outscored Jay M. Robinson 24-5 and took a commanding 25-point lead heading into the third quarter. Hickory Ridge stretched the lead to 30, but give...

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The Game Fans Want to See

The Game Fans Want to See Last year, Moravian Prep was virtually a name not often mentioned as one of the top teams in the state. Coach Antonio Lowe became the head coach of the Moravian Prep National team and he quickly began to assemble talent. He brought in Caleb Burgess, Javarzia Belton, Omarion Jay, and the biggest prospect of all, Josh Hall. After attending open gym in August of 2018, we...

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