PORTER GAUD HOLIDAY CLASSIC EVENT RECAPS

Dorman’s strong second half propels them to win vs. Northwestern

Final:Dorman 82 – Northwestern 63 Both teams were going back and forth in the first quarter, as Jalen Burnett was able to be aggressive and get to the free throw line to help Northwestern secure an early 2-point lead after one quarter. Dorman was able to create a small lead in the second half behind the play of Jalen Breazeale and company, eventually taking a 6-point lead with 2:30 to go...

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Phenom Game Report: Covenant Day at Calvary Day

Final:Covenant Day 90 – Calvary Day 63 Phenom Hoops traveled to Winston-Salem to check in at Calvary Day, as they welcomed in Covenant Day on Tuesday night. As the ball tipped off, it was Covenant Day that came out strong and built an early 12-0 lead behind the play of Aden Holloway. Calvary Day was able to get on the board eventually and get it down to single didigts for a little bit of...

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Phenom Game Report: Dorman starts the season off with a win

Dorman kicked off their season against JL Mann at home at the Dorman Tip-Off, as both teams were hoping to look strong early on.  Dorman settled for outside shots early but started to use their big’s and find more of their offense in the second quarter, while making it tough on the defensive end for JL Mann.  It helped them earn a 29-20 halftime lead, as Breazeale hit a big three at...

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Reviewing the Tape: Greenfield (vs. Central Alamance Prep) (Standouts)

Phenom Hoops went back to review the tape of Greenfield, as they took on Central Alamance Prep. It was a chance to watch a program that has an intriguing blend of talent. Greenfield took charge early in the action and this game was never really in doubt, with Greenfield moving to 2-0 with an 88-40 win at home.

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POB’s Tidbits: Lake Norman Christian vs. Oak Hill

Phenom Hoops was excited to tune into ESPN 2 to watch Lake Norman Christian travel to Oak Hill in a game loaded with talent. Both teams battle throughout the game, but it was Oak Hill that came away with the home win. But here are a few of our thoughts from the game.

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Phenom Game Report: Combine Academy PG vs. Massanutten PG

Phenom Hoops tuned in to The Hoop State Network, as they were on the call for this matchup. Combine Academy PG welcomed in Massanutten Military Academy Monday afternoon in what was a tight game all throughout. Both teams traded the lead throughout, as this one came down to the end. Check out the score and players that caught our eyes.

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Standouts from Oak Hill/ Hargrave Scrimmage: Oak Hill

Phenom Hoops was able to sit down and enjoy the annual scrimmage between Oak Hill Academy and Hargrave Military, bringing two of the top programs together to really get the season started. Playing two halves and then a 3rd 10-minute scrimmage, we wanted to bring you a few standouts for each team, first looking at Oak Hill.

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Rewind the Film: AZ Compass vs. Scale Prep

Phenom Hoops was able to tune in and finally get to check in on AZ Compass, who brings a ton of talent and nationally-talented players to the court. They have kicked off their season, as this time, they matched up against Scale Prep. AZ Compass jumped out early, picking up the pressure and staying aggressive offensively, eventually building a double-digit lead early and never looking back in an 89-41 victory.

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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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