PORTER GAUD HOLIDAY CLASSIC EVENT RECAPS

Walking Away Impressed: John Wall Invitational

The John Wall Invitational was off the charts once again, as it brought excitement and high-level talent to the court in Raleigh. There were several players and teams that really caught our eyes, but there were a few players that left a memorable impression on us. Here are just a few players that had an outstanding event, as we walked away very impressed.

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Wednesday Standouts from The John Wall

Game 1Broughton vs. Millbrook This was a great battle between two of the best public schools in the 919. These two programs have a rich basketball history. Millbrook started the game on a 10-0 run. Even with the slow start from Broughton they managed to fight back in the first quarter tying the game at 17.  Throughout the entire game there were a lot of players who made big time plays. The...

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Tuesday Standouts from The John Wall, Part 2

Game 5Combine vs. Virginia Episcopal In the fifth game of the day, North Carolina’s top ranked Combine Academy took on Virginia Episcopal (VES) in their opening round matchup of the TJ Warren Bracket. VES jumped out to a 10-0 lead to start the game, but Coach Jeff McInnis brought in his second unit and turned up the pressure. Antonio Hamlin got things going offensively for Combine as they were...

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Friday Standouts from City of Palms Classic, Part 2

6’4 2025 Cayden Boozer (Christopher Columbus, FL)The freshman point guard finished with a game-high 21 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals. Boozer has great size at the point guard position to go along with his high basketball IQ and feel for the game. He plays at his own speed and is never sped up. Boozer lived in the paint where he showcased great body control and the ability to finish...

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