TENNESSEE JR. PHENOM EVENT RECAPS

Tennessee Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 10

Team 10 Coach: Todd Baker   #38: 5’10 ’22 Dillon Atwell (Knoxville, TN) Starting things off, we look at a player that was able to make some solid contributions during his time at camp, Dillon Atwell. He’s a young guard prospect that is ready and willing to do the little things on both ends of the floor. Atwell plays within himself and the team concept, but also knows how to take advantage...

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Tennessee Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 9

Team 9 Coach: Michael Norris   #36: 5’10 ’21 Trey Kennedy (Newton, NC) Starting things off, we look at a player that has a very useful skillset and a quality two-way presence, Trey Kennedy. He’s a pretty well-rounded point guard, especially on offense, and possesses a strong feel for the game on both ends of the floor. Kennedy has excellent quickness and gets downhill with relative ease,...

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Tennessee Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 8

Team 8 Coach: Grant Hodges   #34: 5’10 ’21 Clay Hodges (Hiddenite, NC) Starting things off, we look at a player that stood out with his unbelievably scrappy, blue-collar approach on both ends of the floor, Clay Hodges. He’s a smart, high-motor point guard that offers a terrific balance of playmaking and three-level scoring. Hodges is like a coach on the floor and will do anything possible...

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Tennessee Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 7

Team 7 Coach: Russell Biven   #30: 5’5 ’22 Kellen Stiles (Franklin, NC) Starting things off, we look at a player that worked with tremendous passion and energy during his time at camp, Kellen Stiles. He’s a team-first point guard prospect that handles the ball well and is capable of applying scoring pressure as a perimeter shooter. Stiles also does a nice job of working without the ball and...

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Tennessee Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 6

Team 6 Coach: Joe Cassell   #23:5’7 ’21 Kabe Ellis (Andrews, NC) Starting things off, we look at a player that continues to stand out with his leadership and sharp instincts, Kabe Ellis. He’s a smart, well-rounded point guard that offers an excellent blend of playmaking and three-level scoring. Ellis possesses great quickness and knows how to utilize it to enter the paint at a strong rate....

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Tennessee Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 5

Team 5 Coach: Johnson   #21:5’7 ’22 Wyatt Shoemaker (Knoxville, TN) Starting things off, we look at a player that did a nice job of working within the team concept, Wyatt Shoemaker. He’s a scrappy point guard prospect that plays with a strong motor and knows how to disrupt opponents with his defensive prowess. Shoemaker handles the ball well and creates for others quite well. Next in his...

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Tennessee Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 4

Team 4 Coach: Travis Keever   #5:5’0 ’23 Ashton Dillon (Asheville, NC) Starting things off, we look at a player that stood out with his strong energy level throughout camp, Ashton Dillon. He’s a slightly undersized guard prospect that looks to disrupt the opposition in any way possible. Dillon handled the ball well and displayed solid vision in transition. Next in his development process is...

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Tennessee Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 3

Team 3 Coach: Dre Simmons   #4:5’0 ’24 Xavian James (Maryville, TN) Starting things off, we look at a player that already possesses an advanced skillset and overall feel for the game, Xavian James. He’s a smart, young, undersized point guard with great instincts and the ability to dictate the offensive action. Next in his development process is simply working to add strength in order to...

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Tennessee Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 2

Team 2 Coach: Tyrone Smith   #2:4’11 ’25 Dionte Neal (Reidsville, NC) Starting things off, we look at a player that stood out with his ability to run a team, especially at his age, Dionte Neal. He’s a young, intelligent point guard prospect with exceptional quickness and a tight handle, which allows him to enter the paint and make plays with ease. Neal displayed great footwork to go with...

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Tennessee Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 1

Team 1 Coach: Travis Mains   #3:5’0 ’25 Colin Brown (Bristol, TN) Starting things off, we look at a player that showed a lot of grit and energy during his time at camp, Colin Brown. He’s a young, slightly undersized point guard prospect with solid quickness and shooting mechanics. Brown is capable of handling the ball fairly well and rebounds nicely for his size. He plays with a pretty...

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Tennessee Phenom 150 2019 Spring Award Winners

    Tennessee Phenom 150 Camp MPV: 6’9 2020 Obinna Anochili-Killen (Chapmanville HS, WV)     Tennessee Phenom 150 Playmaker: 5’11 2021 Hamilton Campbell (Grundy HS, VA)     Tennessee Phenom 150 Mr. Hustle: 6’5 2020 Lucas Jenkins (Mountain Heritage HS, NC)     Tennessee Phenom 150 Mr. Defense: 6’8 ‘2021 Tre’Lin Harper...

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Tennessee Junior Phenom 2019 Spring Award Winners

    Tennessee Junior Phenom Camp MVP: 5’7 2025 Eil Ellis      Tennessee Junior Phenom Playmaker Award: 5’0 2024 Xavian James (Maryville, TN)     Tennessee Junior Phenom Station Award: 5’9 2024 Sydney Maines      Tennessee Junior Phenom Mr. Defense: 6’1 2024 Trent Noah (Baxter, KY)     Tennessee Junior Phenom Hustle Award:...

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Tennessee Junior Phenom 2019 Spring Top 25 Scorers

    Name Class Height City State High School Avg.  Eli Ellis 2025 5’5 Granite Falls NC Home School 22.3 Brady Stump 2023 5′8″ Kingsport TN Robinson Middle School 16.3 Asher Brown 2024 5’6 Brasstown NC Hayesville Middle  15.7 Will Googins 2024 5′5″ Mooresville NC Brawley Middle School 15.3 Asher Cunningham 2023 5′11″ Asheville NC Ac Reynolds 12.7 Isaac Ellis 2025 5’5...

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Tennessee Phenom 150 Camp: Top 40 Scoring Leaders

    Name Class Height City State High School Avg. Obinna Anochili 2020 6′9″ Chapmanville WV Chapmanville Regional High School 29.3 Trelin Harper 2021 6′7″ Candler NC Asheville Christian Academy 18.7 David Tubek 2022 6′7″ Chapmanville WV Chapmanville Regional High School 16.7 Lucas Jenkins 2024 6’4 Bakerville NC Mountain Heritage 16.3 Devin Collins 2019 6′8″ Chapmanville WV...

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Afternoon Standouts at Tennessee Phenom 150 Camp

#34- 5’10 ’21 Clay Hodges- The high-motor point guard simply knows how to make his presence felt at all times. He plays convincingly hard on defense and is capable of setting the tone on that end of the floor. Hodges looks to make the right play whenever possible and will do anything to provide his team with an edge. #64- 6’1 ’21 Brandon Brown- Though somewhat reserved, the wing prospect has...

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Early Standouts at Tennessee Phenom 150 Camp

#11- 5’8 ’25 Eli Ellis- The strong-bodied guard was among the youngest players from the first set of games, but more than held his own. He’s a leader with a tight handle and strong two-way feel for the game. Ellis effortlessly creates scoring opportunities and has the three-level ability to apply constant pressure as a penetrator or shooting threat from the perimeter. He sees the floor well and...

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Jamie’s List of 5: Tennessee Junior Phenom Exposure Camp Standouts

What a day at camp. The middle school version was exciting, with each team having numerous players to watch. The talent was so good, in fact, it was tough to narrow down only five to list here. In its fifteen years, Phenom camps have prided themselves on providing exposure to anyone, first come first served for anyone who wants to be seen. Year after year, players come from across the region to...

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