In the first game of the day in the Phenom Post Grad Nationals Scotland Campus Prep took on Link Year Prep. Link Year led for the majority of the game, at times the lead was close to 20 points. As Scotland Campus ramped up the defense the game tightened, getting down to as close as 5 points. But in the end it was Link Year advancing to the gold winners bracket game tomorrow 72-67.
There was outstanding talent on both sides and we will take a look at those that stood out.
Link Year Prep
2021 6’1 Ga’Khari Lacount
Lacount had 19 points along with 6 rebounds in the game. He is a versatile guard that has the ability to get down the court as well as crash the boards. He was 5-7 from the free throw line as well as 4-9 from three.
2021 6’8 O’Mar Stanley
Stanley was 4-6 from the floor for 8 points and also grabbed 3 boards in the game. He is a strong defender and gets down on the floor for loose balls. Stanley also used his size and strength to back down his opponents for all eight of his points.
2021 6’4 Quaran McPhereson
McPhereson didn’t play big minutes for Link Year but when he was in the game he was making his presence known. His defense was excellent, forcing steals and being active with his hands. He was 4-4 from 2-point range and 1-2 from three.
Scotland Campus Prep
6’3 2021 Myron Amey
Amey almost single handily brought his team back within striking distance with his hustle and three point shooting. He had 27 points in the game and also pulled down 5 rebounds, along with 3 steals. He is constantly active and wants the ball in his hands.
2021 6’10 Will Henderson
Henderson played limited minutes in the game but he made a big impression with his ability to get up and make plays. He keeps plays alive with and he has a high motor. Henderson is someone that will provide a lot of length and aggressiveness to a team.
2021 6’5 Sam Ihekwoaba
Ihekwoaba is similar to Amey in their styles and the way they want the ball in their hands. He is an aggressive player that loves to take it inside and fight through contact. He would rather go inside than stay out and shoot the three. He still has the ability to shoot from outside, but he is just an all-around aggressive player.