PORTER GAUD HOLIDAY CLASSIC EVENT RECAPS

Triad First 48 Recap & Standouts

The annual Triad 48 hosted by the BlueChip Triad Academy lived up to the billing once again as some of the elite Triad talent battled it out at Forsyth Country Day School. Lewisville, North Carolina- It was quite a spectacle watching this group of athletes compete at their highest levels. The camp provided a stage for established stars to prove their value and other sleepers are looking to make...

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#PhenomQCShowcase: Miles Saturday Afternoon/Evening Standouts

6’0 2020 Anthony Allen: DTA Elite 17U Allen enjoyed a really good junior season at Charlotte Powerhouse Independence High School, preparing him for the larger role he’s going to have to take on for his senior season and if the early travel ball season is any indicator, Allen should enjoy some great success in his senior season.  He’s an elite scorer, capable of playing either guard spot, and is...

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Early Standouts at Day Two of Phenom Stay Positive

Team Winston 5’11 ’21 Camian Shell- The point guard was arguably Team Winston’s best performer to open the second day of Phenom Stay Positive. He’s such an excellent leader that sets the tone on both sides of the ball. Shell is so smart and steady on offense, which allows him to highlight his phenomenal balance between scoring and playmaking. He’s extremely tough, especially when attacking the...

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Greensboro Day School vs. Piedmont Classical

Greensboro Day School vs. Piedmont Classical   The stage was set on Tuesday for a face-off between nationally-regarded powerhouse Greensboro Day School and lesser-known Piedmont Classical from just minutes down the road. This matchup projected as a nice early test for both programs, but ended up going down to the wire with everyone on the edge of their seats. Most people thought this...

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Player Standouts at Phenom’s National High School Showcase Day Two (Freddy Johnson Gymnasium) (Part Two)

Word of God: 6’7 ’19 Max Farthing The long-bodied sharpshooter had another impressive showing on day two of Phenom’s National Showcase, leading the team in scoring while absolutely putting on a show from beyond the arc. He showed grittiness on defense and was arguably their most reliable all-around threat on offense. Farthing is very smart and moves exceptionally well without the ball in his...

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#PhenomNationalShowcase: Possible Breakout’s

6’5 2020 Djimon Bailey: Greenfield School (Friday 3:30 PM Vs Grace Christian Sanford: Dillard Gymnasium) Bailey now has the keys to the car at longtime powerhouse Greenfield School as he looks to show that this team is still very dangerous without the likes of Coby White (UNC) and Elijah McCadden (Georgia Southern).  He’s a sweet shooting, lengthy combo guard that now has an...

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North Carolina Phenom 150 Camp Session 3: Evaluation Team 5

North Carolina Phenom 150 Session 3: Evaluation Team 5   Team 5 Coach Huntley   #5: 5’7 ’22 Isaiah Smith (High Point, NC) Starting things off, we look at a player that was able to provide his team with nice energy on both sides of the ball, Isaiah Smith. He’s a young point guard prospect that showed a quality midrange stroke and the potential to shoot from beyond the arc. Next in his...

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North Carolina Phenom 150 Session 2: Evaluation Team 16

North Carolina Phenom 150 Session 2: Evaluation Team 16   Team 16 Coach: Clift Huntley     #60:5’8 ’22 Kory Davis (Charlotte, NC) Starting things off, we look at a player that showed the ability to do a lot of different things on offense, Kory Davis. He’s a young point guard prospect that handles the ball extremely well and possesses the ability to create for himself whenever he...

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Early Morning Recaps: #PhenomHSJamboree, Court One @ Proehlific Park

Carolina Day Vs Moravian Prep Moravian Prep got the better of Carolina Day by a significant margin largely due to the play of 6’3 2019 Caleb Burgess, 6’8 2019 Josh Hall, and 6’10 2020 Javarzia Belton.  The Point Guard, Wing, Big trio that might be the best in North Carolina.  Burgess is clearly the vocal leader of this group and his energy is simply contagious throughout the entire roster.  He...

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Phenom’s High School Jamboree Session 1 — What We’re Looking For (Part 7/10)

Phenom’s High School Jamboree Session 1 What We’re Looking For (Part 7/10) New Life Christian Vs. Piedmont Classical (10:40AM Proehlific Park) Yesterday we spoke about Greensboro Day Vs. Independence High School, a couple of established programs, who will be battling it out at Phenom’s High School Jamboree. However, this one is about two newer programs who are trying to become established, and...

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North Carolina Phenom 150 Session 3: Morning Standouts

#20-Malcolm Knight- Quick, scrappy point guard prospect that locks down defensively and takes genuine pride in his play on that end of the floor. Knight attacks the basket regularly and does a nice job of finishing through contact.   #23-Adam Omar- Polished point guard prospect with a sturdy frame and solid quickness; he does a great job of creating and consistently getting everyone...

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Morning Standouts at NC Phenom 150 Camp

#5-Kadyn Dawkins- Really intelligent point guard prospect that created a ton of scoring opportunities in this contest. He consistently took defenders off the dribble, touched the paint, and displayed terrific vision as a playmaker while applying solid pressure as a scorer.   #21-Smoke Hodges- High IQ floor general with natural playmaking skills and solid scoring ability. He has an...

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Diving in With: Jalen King Joiner

Jalen King announced last month he would be returning to two-time state champion Piedmont Classical, instead of a planned transfer to High Point Christian Academy. Greensboro, North Carolina- The decision wasn’t an easy one for Joiner, but after immense thought and prayer with his family they decided Piedmont Classical was ultimately the best option. “I have decided to transfer back to Piedmont...

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Phenom Summer Jam (Session Two) Day 3 Early Day Standouts

5’11 2021 Khalil Marshall: WCBA 16U Marshall is a bonafide problem playing up an age group with a really talented WCBA 16U group and he can kill you from either guard spot.  he knows how to run a team as a score first player without settling for bad shots, yet still finding a way to get buckets at will, and he can play off the ball doing a great job moving without it in his hands at all times...

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