PORTER GAUD HOLIDAY CLASSIC EVENT RECAPS

Deserving of More Offers: Noteworthy Names in North Carolina’s Class of 2022

Every year, the grassroots landscape is overflowing with capable college-level prospects—many of which fall under the radar and don’t receive appropriate attention. North Carolina’s Class of 2022 is no different given the sheer depth of talent. Add in the unique effects from Covid, and it’s even tougher to earn scholarships than before.  However, this group should get an extended viewing with...

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Calvary Day v. Westminster Catawba (Recap/Standouts)

We kicked off another day at the Phenom Holiday Classic on Tuesday, as Westminster Catawba and Calvary Day started the day off in a great fashion.  I would say it was a pretty tight battle throughout the first half but it was Calvary Day that was able to produce offensively, getting inside the paint, making the extra hustle plays, and scoring effectively.  It helped them retain a lead throughout...

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Holiday Classic: Providence Day vs. Westminster Catawba (Recap/Standouts)

Providence Day and Westminster Catawba brought us another intriguing matchup and it certainly didn’t disappoint.  It was going to be interesting to see who would be able to gain control in this one; Providence Day came out really strong early on with Bryce Scott and Jaquava Propst-Allison making plays.  Those two helped Providence earn the early edge and held it for much of the first quarter and...

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South Pointe v. Westminster Catawba (Recap/Standouts)

The sixth game for day two of Phenom’s Holiday Classic took place between two teams whose respective reputations have trended upward over the last few years in South Pointe and Westminster Catawba. Things kicked off in favor of South Pointe, but quickly turned into a neck-and-neck contest. After numerous lead changes and neither team able to gain much separation Westminster Catawba ended the...

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Battle at the Rock – Saturday Session 1 Standouts

Game 1:Winston-Salem Christian 60Aiken High School 58 Quante Berry 6’4       2022    (Winston-Salem Christian) Berry finished with 20 points and 6 assists in a 60-58 win over Aiken High School. The 6’4 combo guard continues to improve and improve his game as the primary ball handler and facilitator for this Winston-Salem Christian team....

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South Carolina Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 2

Team 2 Coach: Drae Rice #0: 5’10 ’21 AJ Thompson (Northwestern) Starting things off, we look at a player that simply knows how to successfully run a team on either side of the ball, AJ Thompson. He’s a smart, quick, heady point guard prospect with an excellent balance between scoring and playmaking. Thompson is great in the open floor but also more than comfortable within the half-court...

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Phenom Open Gym: Westminster Catawba

Phenom Hoops went down to Rock Hill to hit the gym and check out the talent at Westminster Catawba and does this program have a bright future ahead of them. Loaded with talent on multiple levels, along with young talent that will for sure be names to remember, Westminster will be a must-see team to watch.

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Northside Christian Heading in a Youthful Direction

Heading into next season, the North Carolina high school landscape appears to be a completely open race—both in private and public schools. Public powerhouses, like North Mecklenburg, lost major pieces in Tristan Maxwell, Trayden Williams, and Shamann Artis. The same thing is happening at private schools. Concord First Assembly was the clear-cut top private school team last season and returns...

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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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Phenom Hoops Game Report: Concord First Assembly vs. Northside Christian

Phenom Hoops took the road again to check in one of the top matchups not only in the area but in the state, as Concord First Assembly traveled to take on Jaden Seymour and Northside Christian. The energy was outstanding and both teams were ready for a battle.

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Battle at the Rock Standouts: Day 3 (Part II)

2020 6’9 Obinna Anochili-Killen (Chapmanville): What do you not like about Obinna!  His offensive game is tough to defend due to his mobility and ability to handle/put it on the floor.  He has good footwork and runs the floor really well, usually beating his opponents down the floor.  O the defensive end, Obinna has fantastic timing as a shot blocker, altering shots left and right...

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Phenom Open Gym Tour: Northside Christian Academy

Rick and Patrick both headed out just a few miles down the road to check out the latest surrounding Northside Christian Academy, a program with a great history of intriguing talent for the next level.  It looked to be the same once again, as Phenom Hoop Report continues to dominate their coverage with the Phenom Open Gym Tour. We also want to thank coach Erasto Hatchett for his hospitality. He...

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