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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 Phenom: The Grind Session (Winston-Salem) (Day 1)

2026 5’5 Emma Slack (Dream City Christian): Slack came out strong and ultimately led the team in scoring on Day 1. She quickly showed her ability to be a knock-down shooter with strong range. Slack was able to get to her spots and shot the ball with a ton of confidence from behind the arc or with her mid-range game. She ultimately led the way with 20 points, hurting her opponents mostly...

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MP Title IX Showcase – Scores and Standouts (Friday)

Lake Norman 67 – South Pointe 53 Stats:LK: Samantha Shehan 29, Alexis Shehan 23SP: Ja’Nyia Cunningham 17, Serenity Wood 12 2025 Alexis Shehan and 2025 Samantha Shehan (Lake Norman): The Shehan sisters were at it again, continuing to showcase their importance to this team and their overall impact. The ability to have a team that allows them both to shine, be used and shine as versatile...

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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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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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Lady Phenom Spotlight: 2025 6’4 Ellie Fyans

Player: Ellie FyansHeight: 6’4Class: 2025School: Providence Day Phenom Hoops and Lady Phenom had a great opportunity to attend a phenomenal event with the Select 60 in Charlotte, as players from around the region came to compete and showcase their talent.  What was great about the event is that it brought us new names to look out for this upcoming season, and one center that captured my...

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2027 Lenise Joseph brings a strong performance at Select 60 Showcase

Lady Phenom and Phenom Hoops were on deck for a tremendous event in Charlotte, as the Select 60 Showcase brought talent of all ages and grades to one building at Harding.  Several of the top talents from around the area were on the court to compete and showcase, and there were plenty of names that caught our eyes. We are going to start with a familiar name we have talked about before, but...

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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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New Names to Learn: North Meck Invitational

2027 Lenise Joseph (North Meck): This was our first time watching the freshman, but she is a name that many already know and has the attention of college coaches already.  And it was easy to see why, as she can be an absolute monster down in the paint with her size.  For a player at her age, she does a great job in being a force in the post, showing strong hands, finishes well, keeps...

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