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Phenom Game Report: Word of God vs. Liberty Heights (Recap/ Standouts)

It was for sure the game of the night with North Carolina teams and it could all be seen on the Hoop State Network.  Word of God and Liberty Heights, the top two teams by Phenom Hoops, matched up in Rock Hill and these teams brought it!  Back and forth we went throughout the first quarter, with Elijah Jamison leading the charge for Liberty Heights, scoring and facilitating. Word of God...

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Ben L. Smith captures win over rival Dudley

Phenom Hoops traveled to Greensboro to watch a rivalry between Ben L. Smith and Dudley. These two programs have had tons of success and have built a winning culture. This match-up last night did not disappoint. The game came down to the very end. Maurice Hines knocked in two free throws for Ben L. Smith to take a one-point lead and secured a 64-63 win. Top Performers Nashaun Hale 2022 Ben L....

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Phenom Game Report: Burlington School vs. Henderson Collegiate

Back in Rock Hill, as we bring you two teams that have winning pedigrees and were looking for a strong win on Tuesday night, as The Burlington School and Henderson Collegiate took the court. Henderson came out strong and looking to prove themselves, playing hard on the defensive end and looking to be aggressive offensively.  It took The Burlington School a few minutes to get settled but started...

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The Burlington School v. Bull City Prep

The final game of Phenom Hoops’ MLK Showcase took place between two of the top teams throughout North Carolina in The Burlington School and Bull City Prep. It definitely took some time for these teams to get warmed up, as evidenced by the low-scoring first quarter and Bull City Prep’s lead of 10-8. In the second period, it remained evenly matched and both teams struggled to score or gain much...

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Moravian Prep Regional vs New Creation Christian: Game Recap

In the third matchup of the day, we had Moravian Prep Regional and New Creation Christian. The first quarter we saw a tight matchup as New Creation Christian held onto a 15-14 lead at the end of the first. New Creation Christian was led by senior guard, Alex Reives, who led the way with seven points. Moravian’s Isaac Ellis knocked down two three-pointers and also added two more points to...

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Victory Christian v. Liberty Heights

The third game of Phenom Hoops’ MLK Showcase took place between two of the top teams throughout North Carolina in Victory Christian and Liberty Heights. Although the Kings opened the game on a 9-2 run, Liberty Heights quickly regained their footing, made a 9-2 run of their own, and tied things up at 11-11 to end the first quarter. In the second quarter, Liberty Heights continued to extend their...

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#PhenomMLKShowcase: York Prep vs. Cumberland Christian (Recap/Standouts)

On to Game 3 on Court 4, as York Prep and Cumberland Christian brought us a treat with their play.  Two teams that some may have not watched yet but should certainly have the attention of college coaches, this game looked to go back and forth. York Prep came out strong to take the early lead, knocking down shots from outside and being active on the boards.  But Cumberland Christian continued to...

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Northside Christian vs Moravian Prep National: Game Recap

In the second game of the day, we had a big time match up between two top ten teams in the state: Northside Christian and Moravian Prep National. Moravian Prep is led by senior guard BJ Freeman, who is one of the most highly rated unsigned seniors in North Carolina. In the first quarter, Moravian Prep through the first punch. Their three-quarter court pressure forced turnovers. We saw Jackson...

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Bull City Prep Durham v. Charlotte Elite Academy

The second game of Phenom Hoops’ MLK Showcase took place between two tough, competitive programs in Bull City Prep and Charlotte Elite Academy. It quickly opened up as a back-and-forth contest featuring numerous lead changes and both teams displaying great balance. Neither team had any issue finding ways to score the ball, which ultimately led to a 13-13 score through the first quarter. The...

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Gaston Christian JV v. Victory Christian JV

The first game of Phenom Hoops’ MLK Showcase took place between two young, competitive junior varsity programs in Gaston Christian and Victory Christian. Although the opening minutes were somewhat sluggish for both squads, things quickly picked up, Victory Christian took the lead, and it became a fairly exciting battle. The Kings finished the quarter with a 22-13 advantage and continued to...

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Northwood Temple vs Calvary Day: Game Recap

In the opening matchup of the Phenom MLK Showcase, Northwood Temple faced off with Calvary Day. The game was tight from the start. Northwood Temple was able to get the upper hand in the first quarter behind Julian Williams, Brady Rankin, and Jaquantae Harris. Northwood Temple finished the first quarter with a 22-15 lead. In the second quarter, Calvary Day made their run. James Wilkins III...

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The Burlington School Tops Greensboro Day

In a battle of titans in the NCISAA, The Burlington School travelled to Greensboro Day and came away with an impressive 67-51 win. TBS threw the first punch and never looked back. Coach Ryan Bernardi had an excellent game plan and TBS executed it too perfection. It’s not easy beating a Hall of Fame Coach like Freddy Johnson, especially on his home court. Now, let’s take a closer look...

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Northern Guilford v. Eastern Alamance

On Friday, Phenom Hoops traveled to Northern Guilford in Greensboro, North Carolina, as the Nighthawks prepared to host the Eagles of Eastern Alamance. For Northern, this might be their most talented team in recent memory and first-year head coach Kellen Parrish has already unveiled a very cohesive game plan. On the other side, the Eagles have always found ways to be relevant and...

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Apex Friendship vs Fuquay-Varina

On Friday night, undefeated South Wake Athletic Conference opponents faced off. Apex Friendship (3-0) travelled to Fuquay-Varina (3-0) for a matchup between the two top teams in the conference. In the first quarter, we saw a hot start from Apex Friendship as they jumped out to a quick 12-3 in the first 2:34 of the ball game. Apex Friendship did a tremendous job of executing in the half court...

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Phenom Game Report: Riverside-Durham vs. Green Hope

Another day, another game we checked in for, as Friday night, we got an early glimpse in the center of the state at Green Hope, as Riverside-Durham came into town.  Two teams that many not get the most attention, brought us a very competitive game throughout.  Green Hope was able to strike first in the first quarter, leading 15-12 led by their senior prospects Broderick Ellis and Bryan...

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Phenom Game Report: Dudley at Page

Josh Scovens Out around the Greensboro area, Page and Dudley matched up again for the second time in six days.  The first game came right down to the wire, with Page securing the 50-49 victory on the road.  Now, they looked to duke it out once again and this one was much like the first matchup, coming down to the final seconds. Both teams were trading baskets in the first quarter, with...

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Piedmont Classical v. Greensboro Day School

On Thursday, Phenom Hoops traveled out to Greensboro Day School in the heart of Greensboro, North Carolina, as the Bengals prepared to host the Bobcats of Piedmont Classical. This is Johnny Richardson’s first year as head coach for Piedmont Classical and, despite complete roster turnover, he’s found great success thus far. Prior to taking the position, Richardson was an assistant for Greensboro...

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Standouts from Trinity Academy vs Cary Academy

On Thursday night, Phenom Hoops travelled to Raleigh to watch the non-conference matchup between Trinity Academy and Cary Academy. Trinity Academy came away with the 99-65 win. Let’s take a closer look at the standouts from the game. Noah Ross 6’7 2022 (Trinity Academy) Noah Ross finished the game with 30 points, 14 rebounds, and 2 assists in three quarters. Ross continues make his...

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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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The Burlington School v. High Point Christian

On Tuesday, Phenom Hoops traveled out to High Point Christian Academy to watch the Cougars host the visiting The Burlington School Spartans. On one hand, the Cougars have consistently gotten better while playing against increasingly high levels of competition. As for TBS, the Spartans have secured numerous notable wins and currently sit at second in our NCISAA rankings. There was no shortage of...

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Word of God Takes Down Combine Academy

In a matchup of two of the top teams in the state, Combine Academy travelled to Raleigh to take on Word of God. The anticipation and hype surrounding this game was real. Combine won the first meeting by four points on November 20th at Combine. You knew both teams would be ready. Each have played a national schedule and have notable wins on their resume. The ball was tipped and from then on out,...

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Piedmont Classical v. High Point Christian

On Saturday, Phenom Hoops traveled out to High Point Christian Academy in High Point, North Carolina, as the Cougars prepared to host the Bobcats of Piedmont Classical. Both teams entered this contest with winning records (coming against quality competition) and each sought out to separate themselves from the pack. Anyone who has followed HPCA should know about the leadership of KJ Garrett,...

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Farmville Central vs South Granville: Game Recap

On Saturday night, South Granville travelled to Farmville Central for a rematch of last year’s NCHSAA 2A Regional Finals. The hype surrounding the game was real. Both teams feature ACC signees in Terquavion Smith (NC State) and Bobby Pettiford (Louisville). Farmville Central threw the first punch, starting the game on a 6-0 run. From that point on, both teams were trading baskets....

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