The Early Stages: Heritage IJN

The Heritage IJN squad from West Virginia first began playing organized basketball together in November at our National Showcase, where they had obvious chemistry issues and looked somewhat lost on the court—both individually and as a team. Since then, Coach Justin Dempsey has made strides with this group that many folks didn’t deem possible, especially this early into the process. They’ve dealt...

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Player Standouts at Phenom’s National High School Showcase (Freddy Johnson Gymnasium)

Wesley Christian: 6’8 ’19 Puoch Puoch There’s no other way to describe Puoch other than incredibly unique. He’s long, wiry, and brimming with two-way polish. Puoch opened up this contest by bringing the ball up and initiating sets on every offensive possession, but quickly displayed his intriguing ability to create from anywhere on the floor. He scores extremely well around the basket and knows...

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