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Proven Prospects for College Programs to Snag: Class of 2024 (Part 1)

2024 6’3 Felipe Patino (WS Christian): Patino should be a late target for many programs and it is easy to see why. Patino is a high IQ guard who can be a game-changer on the court, especially with his shot-making ability. He is excellent at getting to his spots and can knock down shots from a variety of levels, especially with his ability to hit shots from behind the arc. He is a confident,...

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Bringing Value to the Court: Phenom Holiday Classic (Part 1)

2024 Felipe Patino (WS Christian): Programs and coaches are always looking for shooters and Patino can provide that instantly. He continues to come off the bench for WS Christian and can be an instant offense with his ability to get to his spots and his confidence from behind the arc. Doesn’t force much and plays within the offense, but can be a difference-maker if shots are falling. 2025 Ian...

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POB's Eye Catchers from NC Top 80: Guards/Wings (Class of 2024)

2024 Carson Daniel/ 2024 Chase Daniel (Central Cabarrus): The Daniel twins continue to flourish and showcase how big of a difference-maker they can be. They are proven winners, both understand how to run a team, they were incredible in creating and setting up teammates, and just understand how to be effective playmakers with the ball in their hands. 2024 John Campbell (Bishop McGuinness):...

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Phenom Open Gym: Winston Salem Christian

2025 Jordan Lowery ' Jordan is a new name to know in the Hoop State. He will play a major role for the Lions this season. Jordan is a smart, high-IQ guard who has the ability to impact the game in a variety of ways. The crafty playmaker has a tremendous feel for the game and makes everyone around him better. He also has the ability to knock down perimeter shots off the catch and bounce. Jordan...

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Learning New Names from Phenom Lakesgiving

2023 Elijah Ford (Central Cabarrus): A new name on Central Cabarrus, Ford really stepped up and made big-time shots for his team on Day 2. He should fit in nicely with this team, as he was able to be a big perimeter threat hitting multiple threes.' With how the team shares the ball, Ford will have his opportunities to shine and will be a big part of the team’s success this year along with...

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POB’s Eye Catchers from Phenom Lakesgiving (Day 1, Part 2)

2023 Kirsten Lewis-Williams (Lake Norman): Lewis-Williams was off the charts on Day 1 and she really filled it up in all areas of the court. Whether it was her defensive presence, racking up seven steals which eventually helped lead to points. But she also was tremendous in creating for herself, weaving through defenders and finishing with touch as well as through contact.  That doesn't...

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Standouts: Winston-Salem Christian vs Raleigh Christian

To start with, Sam Houston State commit 6’8 2023 Torey Alston (Winston-Salem Christian) was tremendous all game. He is the heart and soul of this team, and impacts the game on both ends. His motor is nonstop. Combine that with his length, athleticism, and skillset, he not only produces right now, but has tremendous long-term potential. Alston finished with 9 points, 9 rebounds, 5 assists,...

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