PHENOM’S LOW COUNTRY SHOWCASE EVENT RECAPS

Early Standouts at Day Four of Phenom Summer Havoc

5’11 ’22 AJ Cook (CC Elite) The high-IQ floor general was easily the most impressive prospect on this CC Elite squad. This team has plenty of shooters and scorers, but Cook’s ability to consistently create for others with poise and craftiness makes him extremely difficult for opposing guards. He sees the entire floor, especially in transition, and is capable of shooting efficiently from the...

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Doughty’s Dominators at Summer Havoc Live (P.2)

By: Gerroid Doughty Phenom Summer Havoc is an exciting event. I truly enjoyed myself watching all the action. I’m Coach Gerroid Doughty and I like strong guard play. I take that back I love strong guard play. Big men do their thing down low, but most won’t do anything without a guard or wing player getting them the ball. I love the quickness and aggressiveness of these guys. I especially like...

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Brandon’s Big Time Ballers Pt III #PhenomSummerHavoc

It’s that time of the year and July is here once again, it’s the busiest time In the Travel Ball scene, the Live Period!Fort Mill, South Carolina- We’ve reached the fourth day of Summer Havoc, there have been offers earned and attention grabbed so far. Teams have competed hard for three days and now we’ve arrived at the home stretch, all these prospects and coaches will...

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Phenom Summer Havoc: Miles Saturday Standouts

6’1 2020 Jake Ledbetter: NC Spartans East Ledbetter is an incredibly smooth operator when on the ball and lethal off the catch when he’s off of it.  He plays the game with a cerebral approach, never wavering from his calm approach.  He plays the game with flare, showing the ability to really heat up from beyond the arc.  Ledbetter consistently makes the right reads when initiating the offense...

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Evening Standouts at Day Three of Phenom Summer Havoc

6’4 ’21 Christian Cornish (CC Elite) The strong, athletic wing prospect continues to show absolute flashes of dominance on both sides of the ball. Cornish is aggressive and utilizes his body incredibly well to absorb contact when attacking the basket, which he’s able to do with consistency. He possesses IQ, size, strength, range, and a clear two-way identity. Cornish is one that college coaches...

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Early Standouts at Day Three of Phenom Summer Havoc

6’5 ’21 Omarion Farrar (Capital City Pacers) The long, athletic wing prospect opened the day with an excellent two-way showing and essentially led his team in all statistical categories. Farrar shot the ball well from the perimeter but really stood out for his rebounding and ability to attack the basket. He was an excellent leader from start to finish and made multiple critical plays down the...

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Sad Sam’s Day 2 recap from Summer Havoc Live

Greetings HS hoops junkies from across the watching -live-period-events piedmont! The Great One is here to recap Day 2 of Phenom Summer Havoc. He covered pieces of Courts 1, 2 and 3 today and saw stellar performances including a late 3 pointer to set up a 1 point win. There’s more to come tomorrow so let’s get to today’s game recaps…. The 2022 Greensboro Warriors sneaked...

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Flomo’s Fab Five: Day 2 of #PhenomSummerHavoc Part I

For high school players interested in auditioning for a college scholarship, July is a very important month and Phenom Summer Havoc is the perfect location. It’s the live period, this is the time to prove yourself. This afternoon, we had a great deal of college coaches in attendance. Here is part one of my standouts from today’s action: 2019 6’4 Guard Trent McIntrye (17U New Light Disciples)...

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Player Standouts at Day Two of Phenom Summer Havoc

5’8 ’21 Kadyn Dawkins (Cobras) The slightly undersized point guard was easily one of the most impressive performers in attendance. Dawkins is intelligent and runs a team with phenomenal poise, always looking to set up his teammates and make the best possible play. He shot the ball at a high level from beyond the arc and made a ton of scrappy plays defensively. This next year should be a very...

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Phenom Summer Havoc: Miles Early Friday Standouts

6’5 2022 Travis Shaw: Greensboro Warriors 15u We already know about Shaw as a high level football kid, but his basketball abilities need some recognition as well.  He’s a strong bodied post that possesses excellent footwork, soft hands, and great court awareness.  He’s an excellent vocal leader that anchors this Greensboro Warrior squad on the defensive end, getting his guys in the right place...

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Brandon’s Big Time Ballers Pt 1 #PhenomSummerHavoc

It’s that time of the year and July is here once again, it’s the busiest time In the Travel Ball scene, the Live Period! Fort Mill, South Carolina- The Phenom Crew is back at it again in the other Carolina, for the annual Summer Havoc Live Period Showcase. Competitiveness is at its highest, prospects competed in front of dozens of college coaches in search of their next program...

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Sad Sam’s Day 1 Summer Havoc Recap

Greetings HS hoops junkies from across the hot and humid piedmont. The Amazing One is here to give his Day 1 recap of the Summer Havoc event in Fort Mill. He mainly covered Court 1 but there was plenty of action to recap nevertheless. He will also name his “Serious 6” from the day. To the recaps!…. Full Court defeated SCBA 17U 65-58. Jackson Krisko had 18 and Noah Caulder added...

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Doughty’s Dominators (Day 1 of Summer Havoc)

Day One!! Phenom Summer Havoc Live!! The first day was filled with great matchups of teams and players. Today I was at Nations Ford High School in Ft. Mills SC. I woke up this morning expecting to see some great basketball games and I wasn’t disappointed. All four Courts Were buzzing all day long. From the first tip-off to the last. These are my Dominate Guys. Players who controlled the game for...

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Phenom Summer Havoc: Miles Late Night Standouts

6’9 2023 Callum Richard: Team Loaded NC 2023 Richard has all of the makings of a high level prospect, his ability to protect the rim, finish around the basket, and provide an excellent anchor on the defensive end with his communication skills.  His physical gifts and natural feel for the game allow him the chance to become an immediate impact guy at the high school level next year at Gaston Day....

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Evening Standouts at Phenom Summer Havoc

6’6 ’21 Ben Burnham (Team Knicks) After missing their first contest, Burnham returned to Team Knicks and didn’t skip a beat on either end of the floor. He’s long, athletic, and incredibly active at all times, which allows him to naturally create havoc and disrupt the opposition. Burnham scores the ball frequently/efficiently from all levels and has the ability to create for himself off the...

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Afternoon Standouts at Phenom Summer Havoc

5’8 ’19 DJ Thomas (NC Red Storm) Through eight games, no player has scored the ball more consistently than Thomas, who seems able to create a quality shot out of nothing upon every offensive touch. He’s undersized, but possesses blinding quickness, which allows him to get by opponents and make countless plays from within the paint. Thomas is an excellent three-level scorer with vision and...

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Early Standouts at Phenom Summer Havoc

6’2 ’22 Manny Elliott (Greensboro Warriors) This Greensboro Warriors squad is very tough, especially when Elliott is firing on all cylinders. He’s a fairly well-rounded guard on both ends of the floor, but it’s his shooting ability that stands out the most. Elliott can really shoot the ball from midrange and beyond with range and a quick release. He should be a major contributor for Dudley...

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Phenom Summer Havoc: Day One Morning Standouts

5’11 2022 Jerec Thompson: Mid-State Magic (NC) Thompson showed the ability to be an elite perimeter marksmen once again after draining 9 3s in the early game today.  His ability to consistently apply pressure to the opposition with the fact that he’s a threat to pull it from 30 feet out every single time down the court.  He does an incredible job moving without the ball, finding...

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What to Watch For… Phenom’s Summer Havoc LIVE — D1 BREAKOUTS!!!

Every year July allows players to break out … Players who have all the tools, who have the size, the touch, the explosion, the skill set to play at a high level, but for whatever reason have been late bloomers or fallen under the proverbial radar. Phenom’s Summer Havoc LIVE is notorious for these Summer Blow Ups as it has been the stage where the likes of Aaron Nesmith picked up 20 offers and...

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Summer Havoc Live Team Preview: PSB Elite 16u Jones

The Phenom Summer Havoc LIVE is here and these are players that coaches and fans should be on the lookout for all throughout the weekend. PSB Elite 16u Jones brings an array of talent to watch. Check out a few names below. Player’s Name: Camden Johnson Height: 6’0 Class: 2021 Team: PSB Elite 16U Jones Interest: Washington & Lee, Hampton Sydney. Starting PG for Metrolina Christian Academy...

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Summer Havoc Live Team Preview: Team Swish

The Phenom Summer Havoc LIVE is here and these are players that coaches and fans should be on the lookout for all throughout the weekend. Team Swish brings an array of talent to watch. Check out a few names below. Christopher Hemphill – Big time athlete who can play multiple positions.  Chris has been working on his ball handling skills all summer which should make him primed for a...

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Summer Havoc Live Team Preview: Team Stacked 17u

The Phenom Summer Havoc LIVE is here and these are players that coaches and fans should be on the lookout for all throughout the weekend. Team Stacked 17u brings an array of talent to watch. Check out a few names below. 2020 6’ Isaac Sinclair is getting interest from American, New Hampshire, Lafayette, Pfeiffer, Roanoke, Randolph-Macon, Hampton-Sydney 2020 6’7 Collin Wilson is getting interest...

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Summer Havoc LIVE: Must-See Players (Part 2)

The Phenom Hoops Summer Havoc LIVE event will be THE event to attend for coaches and fans.  The amount of talent is absolutely outstanding, with players from all around the East Coast coming to play in one event. Whether you are a D1, D2, or D3 coach or fans of high school/AAU basketball with talent across the board, this is the event for you to be at. July 11-14, head to Fort Mill to check out...

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What to Watch For… Phenom’s Summer Havoc LIVE — Mid-Major Watch

Every year July allows players to break out … Players who have all the tools, who have the size, the touch, the explosion, the skill set to play at a high level, but for whatever reason have been late bloomers or fallen under the proverbial radar. Phenom’s Summer Havoc LIVE is notorious for these Summer Blow Ups as it has been the stage where the likes of Aaron Nesmith picked up 20 offers and...

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