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CCSMLK23 Game Report: Myers Park vs. Carmel Christian

The final game of the night and coming in, it was looking like the game of the year between two of the top teams in the state.  Myers Park hit the road to travel just a few miles down to take on Carmel Christian in its home gym, and to say hat this place was packed may be an understatement.  Carmel Christian got things going behind ’24 Jaeden Mustaf and ’23 Khamani Wertz, but Myers...

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Phenom Anthony Morrow Shootout Game Report: Cannon vs. Carmel Christian

The championship game everyone was waiting for, between Carmel Christian and Cannon. Cannon was off to a slow start to begin the game with a score of 12-3. They continue their lead to as much as 13. Cannon fought back but was still down by 10 at the end of the first quarter 28-18. To come out the second quarter cannon started off on fire cutting the deficit to 3-points. At half Carmel Christian...

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Phenom Anthony Morrow Shootout Game Report: Carmel Christian vs. JM Robinson

Game 6, the final bracket game of the day between JM Robinson and Carmel Christian. It was a tight game between the two opponents the entire first quarter. Robinson took the early lead, 15-17. The second quarter is a continued back and forth battle between the two teams. Carmel Christian comes up with a late lead in the second quarter finishing the half 35-26.  Coming from halftime,...

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Phenom Anthony Morrow Shootout Game Report: Carmel Christian vs. The Burlington School

The day continued into the afternoon, and Game 4 certainly had everyone’s attention as two heavyweights met up in Charlotte. Carmel Christian and The Burlington School, two of the top teams in the state squared off in what looked to be a thriller.  Both teams came out strong and made plays; Zion Walker was leading the charge once again for The Burlington School but Bryce Cash and Jaeden...

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Top Performances from the Tyler Lewis Hoop Fest

Here is a list of the top performances from the Tyler Lewis Hoop Fest presented by Fit for Life 24. Calvary DayJaydin Spillman – 12 points, 11 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 block and 4 steals on Saturday. Isaiah Ramazani – 12 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists on Saturday. Carmel ChristianKaleb Siler – 20 points and 6 rebounds on Friday. Jaeden Mustaf – 18 points, 7 rebounds, 5...

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George Lynch Invitational Game Report: Carmel Christian gets it done vs. HP Christian

We head into the afternoon here at the George Lynch Invitational, as Carmel Christian was back in action and looking to make another statement while High Point Christian wanted to make a statement of their own on the big stage.  Both teams came out strong in hitting shots, but Carmel started to flex its muscle early on with their firepower, earning the 21-12 lead after the first quarter....

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Carmel Tip-Off Game Report: Carmel Christian comes out on top vs. Asheville School

It was the final game of the night, as the hosting school Carmel Christian welcomed Asheville School for a showdown that would end what has been an absolutely insane event to start the season.  Carmel Christian came out strong and attacked the paint, with Bryce Cash and Jaeden Mustaf leading the charge in the first half.  But Asheville School started to settle down, run their offense, and get...

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Carmel Tip-Off Game Report: Carmel Christian secures tough victory vs. Northwood Temple

The last game of the night, as Northwood Temple traveled to take on the home team Carmel Christian in what ended a great Day 1 at the Carmel Tip-Off.  Carmel Christian came in strong in showing why they were being ranked as one of the top teams in the state, both on the offensive and defensive end. The three-ball started to fall early for Carmel Christian, but they also created havoc defensively...

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Carmel Christian Tip-Off Storylines: Day 2 (Saturday, Nov. 12)

Carmel Christian Tip-Off Storylines Schedule Release: #CarmelTipOff Presented by Phenom HoopsThe Stars will be OUT at the Carmel Christian Tip-Off Classic Saturday, November 12 at Carmel Christian 12:00 pm – Quality Education vs. Westminster Catawba1:30 pm – Northside Christian vs. Northwood Temple3:00 pm – Combine Academy vs. 1of1 Prep4:30 pm – Concord Academy vs. Greensboro Day6:00 pm – Cannon...

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Carmel Christian Tip-Off Storylines: Day 1 (Friday, Nov. 11)

Carmel Christian Tip-Off Storylines Schedule Release: #CarmelTipOff Presented by Phenom HoopsThe Stars will be OUT at the Carmel Christian Tip-Off Classic Friday, November 11th, 2022 – Carmel Christian School 5:00 pm – Northside Christian vs. Quality Education6:30 pm – Combine Academy vs. The Burlington School8:00 pm – Carmel Christian vs. Northwood Temple Potential National Powers kick off the...

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Carmel Christian Tip-Off ABSOLUTELY loaded with talent once again (Nov. 11-12)

When it comes to high school basketball in North Carolina, there is only one way to kick off the season and that is with Phenom Hoops at the Carmel Christian Tip-Off. Year after year, it has started the season in a big way here in North Carolina and is one of the top events nationally year after year. Well, this upcoming event will be no different as it will be loaded with some of the top teams...

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#CCSMLK22 Game Preview: Carmel Christian vs. JL Chambers

The Carmel Christian MLK Showcase is going to be an absolute show, as private schools and public schools square up on the hardwood Saturday afternoon and Phenom Hoops will be helping lead the charge.  Another fantastic and must-see event from Phenom, come out and enjoy a day of basketball.  Event Page: https://phenomhoopreport.com/events/phenoms-mlk-showcase-details-page/...

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Phenom November Classic Recap: Carmel Christian vs. Providence Day

We headed into the night sessions of the afternoon and fans got themselves an absolute show coming in, as to of the premier programs took the court in Carmel Christian and Providence Day.  Carmel is coming off a great showing last weekend and this was the first chance for many to see what all the talk was about at PDS.  Providence Day came out strong and showcased their new roster, a...

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What You Missed: Carmel Christian Tip-Off Classic

What a way to start the high school season at the Carmel Christian Tip-Off Classic, as the atmosphere was off the charts, the competition was incredible, and fans were treated to some of the premier talent around the region. If you missed you, you missed a good one. Here are JUST A FEW things you might have missed.

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Carmel Tip-Off Classic Recap: Carmel Christian vs. Westminster Catawba

Phenom Hoops kicked off the season in a big way with the Carmel Christian Tip-Off Classic, bringing in some of the premier talent and teams from around the region under one building in Charlotte. In the final game of the night, it was Carmel Christian vs. Westminster Catawba in what looked to be an intense showdown.  Both teams came out strong and looking to make an early statement. ...

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Carmel Tip-Off Classic Recap: Carmel Christian vs. Covenant Day

Phenom Hoops kicked off the season in a big way with the Carmel Christian Tip-Off Classic, bringing in some of the premier talent and teams from around the region under one building in Charlotte. In the final game of the night, we welcomed in all the fans from Carmel Christian and Covenant Day, as it was a hostile crowd going back and forth before the ball was even tipped.  Then we got the...

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HIGHLIGHTS: Carmel Christian’s Ben Burnham TRIPLE-DOUBLE vs Demar Anderson & Victory Christian!

Carmel Christian and Victory Christian duked it out in Rock Hill on a Tuesday afternoon. Two teams loaded with talent, 2021 Ben Burnham and company put on a show, while Victory Christian was led by Lewis Duarte, Demar Anderson, and others. Check out all the highlights.

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HIGHLIGHTS: Cade Tyson x Ben Burnham Lead Carmel Past Asheville School at #PhenomMLKShowcase

Asheville and Carmel Christian kicked off the Phenom MLK Showcase. Both teams got after it and it brought us a few intriguing matchups. Asheville School has a few new names to keep an eye on but the firepower from Carmel Christian was just too much in the end.

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Phenom MLK Showcase: What to Watch (Part 2)

Phenom Hoops is bringing fans from around the region one of the top high school basketball events over the MLK weekend, as some of the top talent will be under one building. The storylines for some of these games are easy to see and don’t need much introduction, but we are going to dive into a few things you will want to watch to get you excited about the event in Rock Hill. Make sure you check...

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Phenom November Classic: Carmel Christian vs. Northwood Temple (Recap/Standouts)

Carmel Christian and Northwood Temple started off Day 2 of the Phenom November Classic and it was the offensive shooting of Carmel that came out quickly to make a statement. Draining some early three’s, Carmel was able to quickly jump out to a big lead in the first quarter. Carmel continued to hold that lead with a balanced attack throughout the second quarter as Northwood Temple was able to get...

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INTERVIEW: Carmel Christian’s Joe Badgett on 2021 Team Outlook + Lessons from Old State Champ Teams

Check out our latest interview featuring Carmel Christian HC Joe Badgett. Coach Badgett goes in depth on his teams roster along with what to look forward to this season with the Cougars. He also gives us his "why" and how he got started in the coaching basketball. Along with that, Coach Badgett talks his golf game and what his handicap is!

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Coach Joe Badgett, “Cool, Calm and Collect.”

Joe Badgett, “Cool, calm, and collect”  Joe Badgett and winning go hand and hand. He has a tremendous resume as a head coach and assistant coach. Coach Badgett has either coached or been an assistant coach the last nine years at Carmel Christian or Northside Christian. During this time frame, a coach Badgett team has played for an NCISAA state championship and has also won five...

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2021 6’3 Justin Taylor could be in for a HUGE season at Carmel Christian

Taylor is a very skilled guard with tight handles, excellent vision, and has the ability to score whenever he wants.  Right now, he is currently ranked No. 12 in the Phenom Hoops 2021 rankings but his stock could continue to rise as well as his recruitment.

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