HoopState League Stock Risers

Trevor Best By; Cooper Hart After 3 weekends of HoopState League basketball in Raleigh, these are the names that I think benefited the most from their performances. Trevor Best (Holy Rams Gold) – 6’2” Guard – Word of God ‘25 Trevor has been one of the top sophomores through six games in the east. What stood out to me were his shooting ability and his perimeter defense. He can shoot off the catch...

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Under the Radar Names from Week 2 of Hoop State League East

6’1 2023 Jake Hart (Strong Center)Jake Hart finished the day with, what was in my opinion, the performance of the day, finishing with 24 points, 11 assists, 8 rebounds and 6 steals. Hart is known for his tough-nosed, team-first approach. Throughout the day, he filled the stat sheet up in every possible way. He is a high IQ guard who sets the tone on both ends of the floor and really looks...

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Queen City Showcase Standouts: Day 2

By: Noah McKenzie 5’10 2026 Zamarius Gladden (Team Loaded NC 13u) is talented way beyond his years. He led the way today for a talented Team Loaded squad doing everything on offense and defense. On both ends, he relentlessly pursued rebounds, and goes to the floor often. On offense, he’s primarily a slasher and rim attacker utilizing his athleticism, but he can knock down the 3 as well. What...

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