PORTER GAUD HOLIDAY CLASSIC EVENT RECAPS

Diving in with: Jaeden Lanning

Jaeden Lanning isn’t a stranger to the underdog role, at a slender six- feet it’s easy to overlook him but that would be a mistake. It might be fair to say this July has been the most productive month of Lanning’s basketball career on the floor. Lanning has elevated his play to new heights most recently yesterday, he went off for 29 points, six assists, and five boards to lead PSB Winston Salem....

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Phenom’s Summer Jam – Session 2 — The Young Guns You Got to See

Anytime you fill the gym with great programs, there are sure to be young prospects who pop up. This camp was no different. There was so much talent in the gym, it was great to see the young talent step up to the challenge. Some of these guys are players coaches across the country will need to keep a close eye on, a few of these guys are national level recruit types. 6’6” 2022 Julian Phillips...

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Bendel’s Best: Phenom’s High School Jam Fest Columbia (Part 2)

6’11 ’19 Malcolm Wilson (Ridge View) There wasn’t a single prospect more visually-striking than Malcolm Wilson, the 6-foot-11 big man from the heart of Columbia. He entered this event with more Division I offers than anyone else and for good reason, since he possesses an elite skill: shot-blocking. Wilson is great at patrolling the paint and protecting the rim, but adding lower-body strength is...

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Phenom’s Summer Jam, Session 2 — The Event’s Top 10 Performers

There was so much talent in the gym at Ridge View High School for Phenom’s Summer Jam Session 2. Defending State Champions along with high major basketball recruits and everything in between met to compete and the standing room only crowd got a show. With 10-15 college coaches in the stands and countless coaches viewing via the Baller TV live stream, players showed out. In fact, some of...

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Phenom’s Summer Jam, Session 2 — Immediate Eye Catchers

It was a chance for high school teams to get back on the court with their teammates, as Phenom Hoops brought some fantastic teams to Ridge View High School for the Summer Jam Fest 2. Teams from North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia all made their way, with a few names continuing to prove themselves as an elite talent while others were able to make a name for themselves. Here are the five...

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From the Sidelines “Top Newcomers from the Phenom HS Jam Fest 2”

6’7 2021 Cesare Edwards (Hartsville) Cesare Edwards continues to get better and better. We’re talking about a silky smooth wing forward thathasoutstanding range and touch. We were impressed with his overall skill set and knowledge of the game. More importantly, he has a very mature approach to the game and simply allows the game come to him. Rarely, did he force the issue and took excellent...

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Evening Standouts at Phenom’s High School Jam Fest Columbia

6’2 ’19 Caleb McReed (Myers Park) The evening session of our Jam Fest opened with a pair of pretty evenly matched teams. That being said, Caleb McReed was the best guard prospect between the two squads and he made a concerted effort in this contest. McReed possesses a great frame and has upside as a versatile two-way prospect; he’s a solid all-around player but can improve even more with added...

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From the Sidelines: Top Performers from the Phenom HS Jam Fest 2 Part 1

6’6 2019 Davis Guyton (Christian Academy of Myrtle Beach) We have always stated shooters shoot and one thing is crystal clear, 6’6 2019 Davis Guyton can flat shoot the cover off the ball. In the first two games of the day, Guyton went for 26 and 54 points respectively. He hit 15 3-pointers in the two games. First of all, Guyton moves extremely well without the ball and does a terrific job of...

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Phenom’s Summer Jam Session 2 — Morning Standouts

6’2 ’20 Dallan Wright (Saluda) The first slate of games featured a quality matchup between Saluda and Lancaster, as the two would battle throughout. Dallan Wright was the best player on the floor, and it wasn’t close. He did everything for this Saluda squad on both sides of the ball and led them to a victory as a result. Division I programs need to be on the watch for the steady production and...

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Phenom’s Summer Jam – Session 1 … Davis Guyton With June’s Top Performance

Coming off a 26 point output in his first game of three at Phenom’s Summer Jam Session 2, 6’6” forward Davis Guyton was feeling good about himself. The 2019 prospect is a noted shooter, but there was something special about today, there was something special about how the ball was coming out of his hand. Guyton came out in his game against St Andrews School (Savannah, Ga) on a mission. A rising...

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Mid-Day Standouts at Phenom’s High School Jam Fest Columbia

6’6 ’19 Duwe Farris (Myers Park) The 6-foot-6 tweener forward was extremely productive in their second game of the day, scoring efficiently from all over the floor and outworking opponents on the glass. Farris has a nice offensive skillset, yet he still has room to improve. 6’0 ’20 Trey Bryant (Saluda) The long-armed Bryant is the glue guy of this squad, given his ability to consistently make...

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Phenom’s Summer Jam Session 2 — Storylines to Watch For in Columbia (June 19)

What an incredible pool of talent. Phenom’s Summer Jam Session 2, set to take place Tuesday, June 19 at Ridge View High School in Columbia, SC will have defending state champions, high major commitments and Top 150 prospects throughout the line up of teams. Teams from South Carolina, Georgia and North Carolina will meet in the sold out team camp to compete against one another and get the most...

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Phenom Hoops High School Jam Fest Team Previews: High Point Christian Academy

  Key Returners: 6’0 ’20 Landon Sutton The leading scorer from last year’s team, Sutton, returns better than before. He’s continually improved his abilities as a passer and all-around scorer, allowing him to toggle between guard positions. Sutton was named to the PACIS All-Conference Team last season. 6’4 ’20 Brycen Thomas Thomas is another returning starter from last season’s team who is...

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