PHENOM’S MLK SHOWCASE EVENT RECAPS

North Mecklenburg Advances to the NCHSAA 4A Championship

North Mecklenburg Advances to the NCHSAA 4A State Championship  North Mecklenburg 86 Olympic 78 Coach Duane Lewis and his North Mecklenburg Vikings advance to the NCHSAA 4A State Championship. North Mecklenburg is blessed with tremendous talent, but it was 6’1 unsigned senior Shamann Artis that may have made the play of the game, and maybe the play of the year for North Mecklenburg. Leading...

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Phenom HoopState Championship Recaps: Day 3

Phenom Hoops and HoopState wanted to bring an opportunity for programs to compete for a championship and that is what has happened, with eight programs coming to Lincolnton to play for bragging rights. On Thursday, Friday and Saturday, we bring you some of the best talent and teams form the state. Follow us throughout the event, as we provide coverage and recaps throughout.

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Phenom HoopState Championship Recaps: Day 2

Phenom Hoops and HoopState wanted to bring an opportunity for programs to compete for a championship and that is what has happened, with eight programs coming to Lincolnton to play for bragging rights. On Thursday, Friday and Saturday, we bring you some of the best talent and teams form the state. Follow us throughout the event, as we provide coverage and recaps throughout.

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Phenom Hoops’ Game Report: Westover vs. Clayton

We were told to arrive an hour before game time as both teams were expected to bring big crowds to watch the 4th round matchup at Westover High School. The matchup was the 4-seed Clayton against the 1-seed, and undefeated, Westover High School. The crowd showed up, and the atmosphere was great, everything you’d want in a playoff atmosphere.

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West Stokes v. North Forsyth

On Thursday, Phenom Hoops traveled to West Stokes in King, North Carolina, as the Wildcats prepared to host the Vikings of North Forsyth in the second round of the 2A NCHSAA playoffs. These squads met twice in the regular season, where West Stokes took both contests by a narrow three-point margin (including an overtime battle). Needless to say, North Forsyth was looking to rewrite the script and...

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NCHSAA Playoffs: Second-Round playoff games to watch

The first-round matchups are in the books and now we take a look at the games that should highlight the second-round games. Going down each division, here are just a few games that stood out to us coming this Thursday.

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HIGHLIGHTS: Carter Whitt DROPS 34 PTS vs Millbrook in CAP7 Championship!

Check out highlights between Leesville Rd. and Millbrook as they played for the CAP7 Championship on Saturday at Broughton HS. The game was tight throughout the match up but junior Carter Whitt made sure the Pride would come out on top. The 6'3" guard scored 34 points and fellow wing man Jalen McDonald added 15. Will Felton led the way for Millbrook.

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Concord First Assembly Wins NCISAA 3A State Championship

Concord First Assembly Wins NCISAA 3A State Championship Concord First Assembly 68 Village Christian 48 For coach Frank Cantadore, this has been a magical season.  Concord First Assembly cruised through the NCISAA 3A playoffs and won the state championship on Saturday against a very talented Village Christian team. The margin of victory was much of the same. It was another 20 plus margin of...

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Cannon Wins NCISAA 4A State Championship

Cannon Wins NCISAA 4A State Championship Cannon 71 Charlotte Latin 69 Cannon’s head coach Che Roth challenged his youthful team by playing a tough, grind it out type schedule. Entering the NCSIAA 4A state championship, Cannon brought a 26-6 record with loses to state, regional and national powers on their schedule. They lost two heartbreaking games by one point each to Greensboro Day and...

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Charlotte Latin advances to NCISAA 4A State Championship

Charlotte Latin advances to NCISAA 4A State Championship Charlotte Latin 68 Durham Academy 62 Coach Chris Burger of Charlotte Latin is highly regarded as one of the premier coaches in the Charlotte Metro area. His teams are prepared, fundamentally sound, and play with poise and maturity. The majority of his lineup is juniors and seniors that has been with the program since they were freshmen....

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Cannon “Earns” Trip to NCISAA State Championship

Cannon “Earns” Trip to NCISAA State Championship Cannon 75 Greensboro Day 64 For head coach Che Roth, his motto at Cannon is “earn it,” and their play in the semifinals against three-time defending state champions Greensboro Day was simply just that. Cannon came out red-hot and led 19-13 in the first quarter. 6’6 sophomore DJ Nix hit four 3-pointers and offensively Cannon was a well-oiled...

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Phenom Game Report: Queens University secures big road-win vs. Catawba

A big rivalry in the state of North Carolina that many might not know about is the continuing matchup between Queens University and Catawba. Already meeting up once this time this season and Queens taking home the 10-point win, now the Royals hit the road to Catawba for Game 2.

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Northside Christian returns to NCISAA 2A seminfinals

Northside Christian returns to the NCISAA 2A semifinals  Northside Christian 70 Fayetteville Academy 34 Phenom Hoops travelled to Charlotte, North Carolina to cover the NCISAA 2A quarterfinal game between Fayetteville Academy and Northside Christian. Fayetteville Academy came into the contest as the defending state champions. While they sported an 8-15 record, Fayetteville Academy has...

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3 Games, 2 Cities, 1 Day — It’s Playoff Basketball Season!!

Our Saturday started off in Raleigh as we took in some NCISAA 4A girls action as Rabun Gap travelled to North Raleigh Christian Academy, the defending 4A girls state champs.  North Raleigh Christian is led by Top 25 5-Star, 6’3” sophomore Imani Lester, and gracious did Lester put on a show. She was effective from all levels, and her father/coach Avie Lester was able to put her into all the...

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Cape Fear Academy advances to NCISAA 3A semi-finals

Cape Fear Academy advances to NCISAA 3A semi-finals  Cape Fear Academy 60 Carmel Christian 47 Phenom Hoops travelled to Charlotte, North Carolina to cover the NCISAA 3A quarterfinal game between Cape Fear Academy and Carmel Christian. Cape Fear Academy entered the contest with a 22-7 record, but loses were to very talented teams such as Trinity Christian (2), Greenfield, Village Christian,...

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Grimsley v. Northwest Guilford

On Friday night, Phenom Hoops traveled to the heart of Greensboro, North Carolina for a much-anticipated battle between the Northwest Guilford Vikings and the hosting Grimsley Whirlies. Coming into this contest, many would consider Grimsley the underdog due to losing their last two head-to-head meetings against Northwest. That being said, the Whirlies clearly stepped on the floor with something...

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Charlotte Latin advances to NCISAA 4A semi-finals

Charlotte Latin advances to NCISAA 4A semi-finals  Charlotte Latin 71 Christ School 58 Phenom Hoops travelled to Charlotte, North Carolina to cover the NCISAA 4A quarterfinal game between Christ School and Charlotte Latin. Christ School came into the contest with a 13-13 record while Charlotte Latin sported a 21-7 record. While Christ School had a .500 record, they were regarded as a...

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Cannon advances to NCISAA 4A semi-finals

Cannon advances to NCISAA 4A semi-finals  Cannon 88 Wesleyan Christian 70 Phenom Hoops travelled to Concord, North Carolina to cover the NCISAA 4A quarterfinal game between Wesleyan Christian and Cannon School. Wesleyan School came into the contest with an 16-9 record and has been one of the surprise teams under the leadership of second year head coach CJ Lee. Cannon has quietly built a...

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Ravenscroft v. Wesleyan Christian

On Thursday, Phenom Hoops traveled to High Point, North Carolina for a second-round NCISAA 4A playoff matchup between the hosting Wesleyan Christian Trojans and the Ravens of Ravenscroft. There was an appropriate amount of buzz in the air and random factors like Josh Hall being sidelined, Isaiah Ray playing with the flu, and Myles Evans playing with an injured hand only made it a more intriguing...

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Liberty Heights v. Piedmont Classical

On Tuesday, Phenom Hoops traveled to Browns Summit, North Carolina for a high-level showdown between two of the top independent schools in the state in Liberty Heights and Piedmont Classical. Liberty Heights entered this game with two wins over Piedmont Classical and sought out a third. Even though these squads possess equal talent and coaching, Liberty Heights has found a way to be slightly...

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Phenom Hoops recaps The Challenge (Game Recaps/ Standouts)

Phenom Hoop Report was on hand to bring you opening tip to final buzzer coverage of “The Challenge” from Kings Fork High School in Suffolk VA on Saturday. Here is a brief recap and a look at our top performers.

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