Thursday, March 5, 2015

Phenom Reports

Phenom Hoops Polls: Thursday West Game Previews

NC Top 80 Isaiah Whaley Ashbrook

By: Patrick O’Brien 1A NCHSAA Bracket Avery County vs Winston Salem Prep Winston Salem Prep has found their way one win away from reaching the Regionals, as Andre Gould, the head coach of WS Prep, has his team looking for their fourth straight state championship.  This team has had their ups and downs this season, but seem to be turning ... Read More »

Phenom Hoops Polls: Thursday East Game Previews

Thomas Allen Garner NC

By: Patrick O’Brien 3A NCHSAA Bracket Terry Sanford vs Eastern Alamance Terry Sanford fell last year in the third round, but they were able to get by this year and are now looking to make it to the Regionals as the number one seed.  The Bulldogs rallied from a 10-point deficit to top Jacksonville and continue their winning streak.  Isaiah ... Read More »

Game Breakdown: Voyager Academy vs Whiteville

Jay Huff Voyager NC

By: Jamie Shaw Coming into this game, Phenom Hoops’ spotlight was turned onto the matchup between Whiteville 6’7” Unsigned Senior Shaun Kirk and Voyager Academy 6’10” Junior Jay Huff. However, as the game got started our matchup never fully materialized. Whiteville was able to cut the lead to just one at half time, before Voyager pulled away big in the ... Read More »


chris clemons millbrook

By: Sad Sam Greetings high school hoops junkies from across the gloomy Piedmont. The Great One bounced back somewhat from a mediocre first round, almost sweeping his upset picks in the process. It took two overtimes for Page to stave off Mt. Tabor’s upset bid but Lake Norman took down Hough as predicted. The Cinderellas of this year’s dance have ... Read More »

Game Recap: Lake Norman vs Hough


By Ron Murphy Final: Lake Norman 59 Hough 55 In the classic TV show and film The A Team there is a line that goes, “I love it when a plan comes together!” Lake Norman’s head coach, Brandon Jolly, had to have that “A Team” feeling as his team continually pushed the ball inside to 6’9 Hunter Seacat. Seacat was much ... Read More »

Name to Know: 6’5 Junior SaBastian “Bash” Townes

SaBastian Townes

By: Frank Bennett Player: SaBastian “Bash” Townes Class: 2016 Height: 6’5 High School: Norfolk Collegiate (Norfolk VA) GPA: 3.5 HS Statistics: 19.6ppg, 11.5ppg, 61% fg Basketball Achievement: 2012: Earned All Beach District honors while averaging 17.6ppg for Salem HS…2014: Earned 2nd Team VISAA D2 All State honors averaging 20.5ppg, 9.8rpg for Norfolk Collegiate. Also selected to the All TCIS 1st ... Read More »

Phenom Hoops All-Tournament Team (VISAA State Championship)

Killeya-Jones Kithcart

By: Kyle Ellis VISAA STATE TOURNAMENT RECAP After a phenomenal weekend at the VISAA State Tournament in Petersburg, Virginia, we learned a great deal about some of the state’s most talented players. The VISAA has produced a countless amount of Division-1 athletes throughout the years. Some of Virginia’s most elite competition traveled to Virginia State University this weekend for a ... Read More »


jerome robinson

By Sad Sam Greetings high school hoops junkies from across North Carolina. It’s time to recap the 1st round results and make the call for the 2nd round. Upsets dotted the landscape in the eastern bracket as New Hanover, Rose, and Jordan were upset victims. The Western front was a little quieter with Berry stunning Southwest Guilford as the only ... Read More »

Event Recap: VISSA State Championships


By Jamie Shaw Passion are Heart were two words that were often used when watching the VISSA State Championship Saturday. The D1, D2, and D3 games were title bouts with both teams giving their all. The emotion spilling over onto the court as there were multiple skirmishes, floor burns, and coaching rants in each game D3 Final Middleburg Academy 66 ... Read More »

Game Report: Providence Day Vs Greensboro Day

NC Top 80 Peter Agba Greensboro Day

By Rick Lewis Greensboro Day 61 Providence Day 44 Greensboro Day came into the contest with a 31-2 record and seeded second in the NCISAA 3A while Providence Day came in with a 25-3 record and seeded third. Without question, both teams are well coached by coach Freddy Johnson (GDS) and Brian Field (Providence Day). Coach Johnson and Coach Field ... Read More »