PORTER GAUD HOLIDAY CLASSIC EVENT RECAPS

POB’s Eye Catchers: Queen City Showcase Day 2 (Part 1)

2022 Justin Monden (All-Carolina): Though a smaller guard he was assertive on offense to start Day 2 for his team. Shows that he is a crafty guard that can create for himself and is effective from multiple levels of the floor. Smooth jumper to his game.  2022 Syncere Lynch (Team HoopState): Lynch played strong to start Day 2, really attacking and being aggressive.  He was able to show...

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Game Report: Fuquay Varina vs. Millbrook

The second round of the 4A NCHSAA tournament featured two teams from the Raleigh area going at it for a chance to make it to the elite eight. Millbrook, a perennial powerhouse was playing in their 14th straight second-round tournament game, and Fuquay Varina was in the tournament for the first time since 1996.

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Top Unsigned Prospects in North Carolina (Part Four)

6’9 Luc Therrien (Bull City Prep) While most of the attention of Bull City Prep’s roster goes to guys like LJ Thomas and Dre Watson, Therrien is arguably as vital as anyone to their overall game plan. He possesses size, toughness, and a high motor on both ends of the floor. Therrien is a great rebounder with quality hands and the ability to finish around the basket or space the floor from the...

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Apex Friendship vs Fuquay-Varina

On Friday night, undefeated South Wake Athletic Conference opponents faced off. Apex Friendship (3-0) travelled to Fuquay-Varina (3-0) for a matchup between the two top teams in the conference. In the first quarter, we saw a hot start from Apex Friendship as they jumped out to a quick 12-3 in the first 2:34 of the ball game. Apex Friendship did a tremendous job of executing in the half court...

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2021 6’5 Sheick Samoura putting in the work and earning recognition

Phenom Hoops recently tuned in to a game between Fuquay-Varina and Holly Springs, and 2021 6’5 Sheick Samoura was one that really captured the eyes with his play, size, and skillset.  Once committed to Air Force, Samoura is back on the market and schools are taking a glance his way. To start, Fuquay-Varina has started off the season in fashion, winning two impressive games and Samoura has...

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Phenom Game Report: Fuquay-Varina vs. Holly Springs

A very intriguing game to start the season for both programs, it was the outside shooting early on for Holly Springs that got them out to the early lead to start the game but Fuquay-Varina attacked the lane and got to the line, helping them secure a 21-19 lead after one.  Fuquay-Varina continued to play strong and hold their lead throughout the second quarter, expanding their lead to 42-33 at...

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Garner Road Whitley: A Roster Full of College Prospects

Each summer season, the grassroots landscape is home to dozens of programs that don’t play on a major circuit yet possess a roster full of next-level talent. There are numerous examples worth citing, but few with better depth, coaching, and overall appeal to college coaches than Garner Road Whitley. Sure, their roster isn’t overloaded with multiple high-major prospects but that’s part of what...

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