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A historic season for the Liberty Heights program

The season has come to an end for many around the country, including here in North Carolina but that just gives us time to look back and reflect on a few teams and programs.  One of those programs that deserve the spotlight has to be the Liberty Heights program, as they brought two teams to the national spotlight, and both had historic seasons to remember.  Starting with the Liberty Heights...

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Combine Academy caps off season with title

Another season is in the books and there is no better way for teams to solidify their season than with a championship and that is exactly what Combine Academy did once again this year, winning the Phenom Hoop State Championship this past weekend. Overall, it has been another terrific year for the Goats. They end the season ranked in the Top-25 nationally, they secured a state title, and they...

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POB’s Best of the Best: Hoop State Championship

2022 Jayden Epps (Combine Academy): What else can be said than JAYDEN EPPS; the senior showed up one last time on the year for Combine Academy, hitting the game-winner in the championship game and fully taking over in the fourth quarter. Scoring all the team’s points and securing the title was just the icing on the cake for a special weekend from Epps. He continues to be the go-to leader and...

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Phenom Hoop State Championship: Liberty Heights National vs. Combine Academy

The clash of the titans looked to end the night here on Championship Sunday, as Liberty Heights and Combine Academy squared off.  Combine came out early, making some early plays and knocking down shots but Liberty Heights started to get going and eventually took the lead at the end of the first quarter, leading 16-15.  Ezra Ausar got it going early with an early seven points in the first quarter...

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Hoop State Championship (Round 2): Combine Academy vs. Moravian Prep

In our second matchup of the night in the Hoop State Championship, we brought two teams that are quite familiar with each other over the years and it was certainly going to be a heated showdown.  Moravian Prep and Combine Academy went at it instantly, as both teams were trading baskets early before Combine started to make their mark early with their size of Patrick Wessler and...

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Hoopstate Championship Recaps: Word of God v. Liberty Heights Varsity

The fourth game to conclude round one of our Hoopstate Championship bracket took place between Word of God and Liberty Heights Varsity. In all honesty, this contest was as highly anticipated as any matchup from the opening day. As expected, things kicked off in an extremely competitive, back-and-forth fashion. After an intense eight minutes with multiple lead changes, both sides were tied at...

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Player Standouts at Phenom Hoopstate Championship

6’8 ’22 Ezra Ausar (Liberty Heights) Though his status as one of the state’s top prospects should already be widely acknowledged, the unsigned Ausar continues to perform at a high level. He’s a long, explosive forward/post with a strong frame and the ability to simply dominate opponents with his physical two-way approach. That being said, Ausar also hit jumpers, attacked off the bounce, and...

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POB’s Eye Catchers from Day 1 at Hoop State Championship

2022 Elijah Jamison (Liberty Heights): Jamison, who is still one of the top unsigned seniors in the state of North Carolina, really showcased his ability to lead the charge for his team. He played at a great pace, got out in transition, knocked down shots from multiple levels, and really controlled the game as a point guard should. He finished the game with 16 points, hitting a few threes,...

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Hoopstate Championship Recaps: Combine Academy v. Winston-Salem Christian

The third game of our Hoopstate Championship bracket took place between Combine Academy and Winston-Salem Christian. It didn’t take long for the Goats to assert themselves, establish a lead, and end the opening quarter with a 21-10 advantage. However, the Lions put together consecutive scoring possessions to start the second period. The battle maintained its intensity, but Combine Academy...

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Hoopstate Championship Recaps: Moravian Prep v. Lake Norman Christian

The second game of our Hoopstate Championship bracket took place between Moravian Prep and Lake Norman Christian. The Storm came out of the gate and scored the first two buckets to start this contest. Immediately thereafter, Moravian Prep put together a 12-2 run, started controlling the action, and led 14-10 after the first quarter. The ensuing period was more of the same, as Moravian continued...

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Hoopstate Championship Recap: Liberty Heights v. NC GBB

The first game of our Hoopstate Championship bracket took place between Liberty Heights National and NC GBB. Things kicked off in favor of Liberty Heights, as they struck first, dug deep on both ends of the floor, and did a great job of extending their lead prior to the end of the first quarter—where Liberty Heights led 21-10 over NC GBB. The Cardinal continued their hot start, rattling off 14...

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Hoop State Championship Preview: NC GBB

It is that time of the year… time to crown a champion in what can only be recognized as the premier event to end the season for several of these teams.  The Hoop State Championship gives teams, players, and fans a chance to check out some of the top teams in the country from North Carolina, all competing for a state title! The season has flown by but Phenom Hoops has one more elite event to...

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Hoop State Championship Preview: Winston Salem Christian

It is that time of the year… time to crown a champion in what can only be recognized as the premier event to end the season for several of these teams.  The Hoop State Championship gives teams, players, and fans a chance to check out some of the top teams in the country from North Carolina, all competing for a state title! The season has flown by but Phenom Hoops has one more elite event to...

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Hoop State Championship Preview: Lake Norman Christian

It is that time of the year… time to crown a champion in what can only be recognized as the premier event to end the season for several of these teams.  The Hoop State Championship gives teams, players, and fans a chance to check out some of the top teams in the country from North Carolina, all competing for a state title! The season has flown by but Phenom Hoops has one more elite event to...

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Hoop State Championship Preview: Liberty Heights Varsity

It is that time of the year… time to crown a champion in what can only be recognized as the premier event to end the season for several of these teams.  The Hoop State Championship gives teams, players, and fans a chance to check out some of the top teams in the country from North Carolina, all competing for a state title! The season has flown by but Phenom Hoops has one more elite event to...

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Who will win it ALL?! Hoop State Championship – The Selection Show presented by Phenom Hoops

THE HOOP STATE CHAMPIONSHIP 📆: March 11th-13th, 2022 🏟: Rock Hill Sports & Events Center – Rock Hill, S.C. Friday the 11th 4:00PM #1 Liberty Heights National vs #8 NC Good, Better, Best Academy 5:30PM #2 Moravian Prep vs #7 Lake Norman Christian 7:00PM #3 Combine Academy vs #6 Winston-Salem Christian 8:30PM #4 Liberty Heights Varsity vs #5 Word of God Christian Academy Saturday the...

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Hoop State Championship Preview: Combine Academy

It is that time of the year… time to crown a champion in what can only be recognized as the premier event to end the season for several of these teams.  The Hoop State Championship gives teams, players, and fans a chance to check out some of the top teams in the country from North Carolina, all competing for a state title! The season has flown by but Phenom Hoops has one more elite event to...

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Hoop State Championship Preview: Moravian Prep

It is that time of the year… time to crown a champion in what can only be recognized as the premier event to end the season for several of these teams.  The Hoop State Championship gives teams, players, and fans a chance to check out some of the top teams in the country from North Carolina, all competing for a state title! The season has flown by but Phenom Hoops has one more elite event to...

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Hoop State Championship Preview: Word of God

It is that time of the year… time to crown a champion in what can only be recognized as the premier event to end the season for several of these teams.  The Hoop State Championship gives teams, players, and fans a chance to check out some of the top teams in the country from North Carolina, all competing for a state title! The season has flown by but Phenom Hoops has one more elite event to...

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Hoop State Championship Preview: Liberty Heights National

It is that time of the year… time to crown a champion in what can only be recognized as the premier event to end the season for several of these teams.  The Hoop State Championship gives teams, players, and fans a chance to check out some of the top teams in the country from North Carolina, all competing for a state title! The season has flown by but Phenom Hoops has one more elite event to...

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HIGHLIGHTS: Top 40 Jonas Aidoo vs Brandon White in the 1st Rd. of 2021 Phenom HoopState Championship

Liberty Heights and Winston Salem Christian met up in the first round of the Phenom Hoop State Championship, bringing two talented teams together on the court. Check out all the highlights from the game and make sure to subscribe to the Phenom Hoops YouTube page.

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8th Grader Eli Ellis EXPLODES in Final 4: Liberty Heights vs Moravian Prep #HoopStateChampionship​

Now fans got a chance to watch the action with the Phenom HoopState, as Liberty Heights and Moravian Prep meet again. Liberty defeated Moravian earlier in the season and Moravian handed Liberty one of their two losses just recently… now, they met up for a chance to compete for a championship.

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HIGHLIGHTS: BJ Freeman Leads Moravian Prep over His FORMER Team WOG Holy Rams at #PhenomHoopState​!!

Word of God and Moravian Prep matched up on Day 1 at the Phenom HoopState Championship, kicking off the day in fashion. BJ Freeman led the charge for Moravian Prep, while Jai Smith and company battled. Check out all the highlights from this intense game.

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Start Recognizing: Underrated players from HoopState Championship

The stars were out at the HoopState Championship but it was also an opportunity for scouts, fans, and college coaches to get one last chance to watch a few underrated players that could play at the next level. These are four players who played extremely well but have been quiet with their recruitment. However, they have what it takes to help teams at the next level 2021 Isaac Farah (Liberty...

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