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Lady Standouts at Phenom Hoop State Finale

5’10 ’25 Justice Zimmerman (Carolina All-Stars) There are several different ways to earn recognition on the basketball court, and Zimmerman does so through her incredible motor, unselfishness, and low-maintenance approach. She’s a strong, physical player who simply battles on both ends of the floor. Zimmerman possesses a nice IQ and overall knack for making plays within the flow of the action....

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Lady Top 80 Evaluations: Team 8

Team 8 Coach: Colby Lewis Game Film:Team 7 vs Team 8Team 6 vs Team 8Team 5 vs Team 8Team 4 vs Team 8 #6: 5’4 ’27 Sydney McGuire (Mallard Creek) Starting things off, we look at a player who showcased the ability to effectively run a team, Sydney McGuire. She’s a smart, unselfish floor general with an understanding of how to produce from either guard position. Next in her development process is...

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Lady Top 80 Evaluations: Team 7

Team 7 Coach: Tyler Lewis Game Film:Team 7 vs Team 8Team 5 vs Team 7Team 6 vs Team 7 #10: 5’6 ’28 Gracie Shore (Advance) Starting things off, we look at a player who performed exceptionally well as one of the youngest campers on display, Gracie Shore. She’s a young, steady, skilled guard prospect with a high motor and willingness to do whatever possible to provide her team with an edge. Shore is...

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Lady Top 80 Evaluations: Team 6

Team 6 Coach: Gerroid Doughty Game Film:Team 5 vs Team 6Team 6 vs Team 8Team 6 vs Team 7Team 3 vs Team 6Team 4 vs Team 6 (championship) #2: 5’2 ’27 Nasheyla Mason (Kinston) Starting things off, we look at a player who made an excellent impact despite being one of the smallest campers on display, Nasheyla Mason. She’s a tough, rugged, very well-rounded lead guard prospect who sets the tone on...

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Lady Top 80 Evaluations: Team 5

Team 5 Coach: Reggie Dillard Game Film: Team 5 vs. Team 6Team 5 vs. Team 7Team 5 vs. Team 8 #1: 5’1 ’28 Demi Thomas (Fuquay-Varina) Starting things off, we look at a player who competed extremely well despite her size and age, Demi Thomas. She’s a young, scrappy guard prospect with a high motor and clear willingness to do whatever possible to provide her team with an edge. Thomas is still...

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Lady Top 80 Evaluations: Team 4

Team 4 Coach: Wyndale Homes Game Film:Team 3 vs. Team 4Team 2 vs. Team 4Team 1 vs. Team 4Team 4 vs. Team 8Team 4 vs. Team 6 #8: 5’4 ’26 Ameya Brown (Terry Sanford) Starting things off, we look at a player who consistently found ways to impact the game on both ends of the floor, Ameya Brown. She’s a smart, rugged, high-motor lead guard prospect with excellent defensive prowess and a polished...

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Lady Top 80 Evaluations: Team 3

Team 3 Coach: Chris Goodman Game Film:Team 3 vs Team 4Team 1 vs Team 3Team 2 vs Team 3Team 3 vs Team 6 #7: 5’4 ’26 Stephanie Mobley (Victory Christian) Starting things off, we look at a player who stood out through her ability to run a team, Stephanie Mobley. She’s a smart, unselfish, high-motor guard prospect with a tight handle and sharp playmaking sense. Mobley can score from all levels, but...

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Lady Top 80 Evaluations: Team 2

Team 2 Coach: Austin Collins Game Film:Team 1 vs Team 2Team 2 vs Team 4Team 2 vs Team 3 #4: 5’3 ’25 Jayla Hicks (NC GBB) Starting things off, we look at a player who made a consistent impact despite being the smallest camper on this team, Jayla Hicks. She’s a smart, scrappy guard prospect with a high motor and unselfish approach to the game. Hicks is a solid ball-handler who utilizes her...

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Lady Top 80 Evaluations: Team 1

Team 1 Coach: Jennifer Baker Game Film:Team 1 vs Team 2Team 1 vs Team 3Team 1 vs Team 4 #3: 5’3 ’26 Nevaeh Blair (Shabach Christian) Starting things off, we look at a player who made a consistent impact despite being the smallest camper on this team, Neveah Blair. She’s a smart, tough, skilled floor general with great offensive balance and a polished scoring arsenal. Blair shoots the ball at a...

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Notable Standouts at Lady Top 80

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops traveled out to Rise Sports Facility in Bermuda Run to host our second annual Lady Top 80. The camp featured a slew of high-level prospects with a healthy mix of players from each high school class (even including a few eighth-graders). Beyond the sheer amount of talent on display, it’s always a unique, enjoyable experience to watch these young ladies compete in...

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Remember the Name: 2030 Heavenly Craig (Alexander Cougars)

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops concluded the travel ball season in Rock Hill, South Carolina with our annual Summer Finale. These events always end up being more interesting than anticipated, as circuit teams have already shut down and kids are playing with other organizations. This usually results in high-level players teaming up and putting on a show. That being said, they also serve as the...

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North Carolina Lady Top 80 Evaluations: Team 8

Team 8 Coach: Terri Jacobs #8: 5’4 ’26 Lily Strittmatter (Rockingham County) Starting things off, we look at a player that showed a clear willingness to do whatever possible to provide her team with an edge, Lily Strittmatter. She’s a young, scrappy, high-motor guard prospect with a solid penetration sense and reliable midrange jumper. Strittmatter is a quality on-ball defender with great...

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North Carolina Lady Top 80 Evaluations: Team 7

Team 7 Coach: Taisha Murphy #7: 5’4 ’25 Vega Deyton (Mountain Heritage) Starting things off, we look at a player that made a quality impact despite being the smallest camper on this team, Vega Deyton. She’s a scrappy, unselfish, high-motor guard prospect with the ability to do a little bit of everything on the court. Deyton is a respectable shooting threat with solid vision, defensive...

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North Carolina Lady Top 80 Evaluations: Team 6

Team 6 Coach: Lauren Galvani #6: 5’4 ’25 Brooklyn Saunders (Butler) Starting things off, we look at a player that made a quality impact despite being the smallest camper on this team, Brooklyn Saunders. She’s a smart, unselfish, high-motor point guard prospect with a reliable presence on both ends of the floor. Saunders is an excellent defender with the blend of IQ, quickness, and awareness...

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North Carolina Lady Top 80 Evaluations: Team 5

Team 5 Coach: Andra Butts #5: 5’2 ’24 Azaria Scott (Ben L. Smith) Starting things off, we look at a player that made a quality impact despite being the smallest camper on this team, Azaria Scott. She’s a tough, scrappy, unselfish guard prospect with a high motor and an understanding of how to make plays within the flow of the action. Scott does a great job of touching the paint and...

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