Spainhour won’t scare anyone during the eye test at a lanky 6’2 and after speaking with him the
kid comes off as a bit reserved but well spoken.
The rising junior does all his talking on the floor; Spainhour is a crafty guard somewhat like a
coach on the floor. Spainhour is a high intangibles guy he’s aggressive but never forces the issue,
Spainhour is lights out from deep and he should become even more efficient this year in an
expanded roll with West Stokes. After a (20-8, 11-1), expectations will be high for the Wildcats
in 2018, Spainhour spoke on last season and opportunity for improvement.
“ It was a really great season and I had a lot of fun, obviously there is room for improvement but
it was a really good season and we accomplished a lot.” Spainhour said.
“This year I have to be more vocal and make sure everyone’s on the same page, I have to keep
putting trust in my teammates and myself really, just little things like that. I’ve also got to get
quicker and stronger because a lot of teams are going to try and put their best defender on me so I have to be able to handle that.” Spainhour told Phenom Hoops.
Currently Spainhour runs with the NC Spartans out of the Triad, and he’s using the travel ball
season to take his game to another level in preparation for a new leadership role this winter.
Spainhour is a well documented sniper but his game has more to offer.
“ I’ve tried to be a better version of myself, I want to bring intensity, energy and all that to help
us win even more games. I want to prove West Stokes can play with anyone, we’re tough, we’re
a team and we play together.” Spainhour said.
Without senior leader and elder brother Noah next season the younger Spainhour and West
Stokes will have to rebound quick. Coach Dan Spainhour returns nine players including his
younger nephew Isaac from last season's Conference Championship team.
Stay tuned there is yet another Spainhour on a mission to take West Stokes the distance.