PORTER GAUD HOLIDAY CLASSIC EVENT RECAPS

John Wall Invitational Game Recap: Millbrook vs. Centennial

The nightcap kicked off with Millbrook High School facing off against Centennial. The Huskies flexed their muscle inside early, as 2023 Devin Williams got Centennial on the board with an effortless slam. The Wildcats would answer back, however, as 2025 Colt Langdon canned a pair of 3-pointers. Moments later, 2024 Jayan Walker started to heat up — both from distance and in the midrange — to help...

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John Wall Invitational Game Recap: Millbrook vs. Farmville Central

The battle of two storied NC public schools started out hot, with both teams scoring early and often. Farmville Central used a balanced effort to take an 18-15 lead after the first quarter. The Jaguars signature scrappy defensive style came alive early in the second, being physical in the paint and forcing bad shots or free throws. The FC lead grew to six early in the quarter and Millbrook spent...

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John Wall Day 1 Standouts

6’9 2023 Torey Alston (Winston-Salem Christian) The Sam Houston State commit led the way for Winston-Salem Christian in their opening round win. While the game was close at half, Alston made his presence felt, scoring 14 of his 20 points in the second half. Although he led the game in scoring, Alston is a difference maker on the defensive end. He guards multiple positions, protects the rim, and...

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The John Wall Invitational Game Recap: Southern Durham vs. Millbrook

Game 5 got underway at Broughton, as two more schools from North Carolina matched up between Southern Durham and Millbrook. Both schools took the short ride over, both programs wanted to come out strong in front of a packed house.  But it was Millbrook that came out strong, eventually jumping up by double digits quickly and maintaining that until halftime.  Colt Langdon got going early on,...

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Is the NCHSAA 4A Classification a Wide-Open Race?

Projecting title contenders in high school basketball is an interesting exercise, especially within the public-school ranks. Each year, scouts, players, and spectators generate discussion prior to the season as to who will claim the top spot, but the games still have to be played. Plenty of people were ready to go ahead and give the championship trophy out at the start of the season. Things...

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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 1

Game 1Callaway vs. Northwood  First game of the day and it definitely didn’t disappoint. Northwood came away with a 61-52 win in overtime. Each team had their chances to win the game at the end of regulation. Callaway played without their leader and playmaker (Keiveon Hunt) for most of the 4th quarter and overtime. Keiveon has the ability to create plays for himself and his teammates....

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Game Report: Pinecrest vs. Millbrook

Tuesday night, Phenom Hoops traveled to Southern Pines as Pinecrest hosted Millbrook in a 4A NCHSAA non-conference matchup. Both teams were coming off losses last Friday night, so they were ready to get back in the winner’s column. The first quarter started with both teams going back and forth. Millbrook’s CeeJay Jordan and Pinecrest’s Colby Wallace asserted themselves early in...

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HIGHLIGHTS: Eric Van Der Heijden x Silas Demary Jr COMBINE FOR 45 PTS vs Enloe in Conference Game!

Phenom Hoops was on deck for the Millbrook vs. Enloe battle. Louisville commit Eric Van Der Heijden led the charge with 25 points, while Silas Demary Jr. and Chris Daniels played extremely well. 2022 Dakota Gordon led the charge for Enloe.

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Game Recap: Millbrook vs Leesville Road

Last night, Millbrook travelled to conference rival Leesville Road. The first quarter started off with both teams getting after it. Leesville Road took an early 9-3 lead as Jalen McDonald came out strong to start. But just like that, Millbrook answered as Eric Van der Heijden knocked down back to back three-pointers to tie the game at 9-9. Millbrook finished the opening quarter with a 17-13...

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HIGHLIGHTS: Carter Whitt DROPS 34 PTS vs Millbrook in CAP7 Championship!

Check out highlights between Leesville Rd. and Millbrook as they played for the CAP7 Championship on Saturday at Broughton HS. The game was tight throughout the match up but junior Carter Whitt made sure the Pride would come out on top. The 6'3" guard scored 34 points and fellow wing man Jalen McDonald added 15. Will Felton led the way for Millbrook.

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Athens Drive Jamboree Recap

Millbrook in State Championship or Bust Mode Having seen them both in the past 5 days, Millbrook and North Meck should be considered the odds on favorites to meet in the 4A state championship game come March. With Millbrook having been in this event, let’s talk on them. Their size is unmatched, but what makes it special is their size’s combination with the ability to move their feet...

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Campbell’s Chris Clemons finishes off a career that will be remembered

Phenom Hoop Report has been around North Carolina for quite some time now.  All of our scouts have seen some incredible prospects come and go from the state of NC but Campbell’s Chris Clemons will hold a special place in our hearts. Coming out of Millbrook high school, we heard it time-and-time again about Clemons.  Whether it was about his size or ability, there seemingly were always doubters...

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