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2027 Lila Kelly (Winston-Salem Stealers) continues to thrive on the court

Player: Lila KellyClass: 2027School: Forsyth Country DayAAU: Winston-Salem Stealers Lady Phenom went out to Raleigh over the weekend to check out the Deep South Classic, as teams from all over came to compete and we got a great chance to learn new talent. Here, we will dive into players that we saw and impressed at the event. A player that we have had an opportunity to watch on a few occasions,...

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Two Intriguing Prospects from Deep South Classic: 2026 Tristan Rickenbacker and 2027 Morgan Herbert

Players: 2026 Tristan Rickenbacker / 2027 Morgan HerbertAAU: Team PUSH VA Lady Phenom went out to Raleigh over the weekend to check out the Deep South Classic, as teams from all over came to compete and we got a great chance to learn new talent. Here, we will dive into players that we saw and impressed at the event. We had a great opportunity to check out two prospects that we believe will only...

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Lady Phenom Spotlight: 2025 Amarachi Onyekonwu

Player: Amarachi OnyekonwuClass: 2025Height: 6’2School: Palatine HS (IL)  Lady Phenom went out to Raleigh over the weekend to check out the Deep South Classic, as teams from all over came to compete and we got a great chance to learn new talent. Here, we will dive into players that we saw and impressed at the event. Onyekonwu quickly grabbed our attention with her play, as the 6’2 prospect...

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Lady Phenom Spotlight: 2027 Summer Stone

Player: Summer StoneClass: 2027AAU: Florida All-Stars Lady Phenom went out to Raleigh over the weekend to check out the Deep South Classic, as teams from all over came to compete and we got a great chance to learn new talent. Here, we will dive into players that we saw and impressed at the event. At the event, we had a great chance to watch some talent down in Florida and a young prospect that...

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Lady Phenom Watchlist: 2028 Serenity Rutledge

Player: Serenity RutledgeClass: 2028AAU: Alabama Southern StarzHigh School: Moody Lady Phenom continues to bring awareness to players around the country, and one player that we had a chance to watch at the US Open Basketball Championships in Bermuda Run (NC) was 2028 Serenity Rutledge. Alabama Southern Starz has been a tremendous program in bringing premier talent and also have proven to be one...

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Lady Phenom Spotlight: 2025 Amari Baldwin

Player: Amari BaldwinClass: 2025School: Albemarle Freshman Season: 18.8ppg, 5.0rpg, 4.5apg, 7.3spg Sophomore Season: 16.8ppg, 1.8rpg, 1.1apg, 1.8spg Junior Season: 25.8ppg, 5.1rpg, 4.5apg, 6.6spg Lady Phenom continues to highlight players around the state, and one player who certainly deserves the attention and has consistently produced in leading her team is 2025 Amari Baldwin at Albemarle High...

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Lady Phenom: Relentless Playmaker – 2026 Kiara Anderson

By: Kevin Moses Kiara AndersonInstagram: Iamkiki_4Height: 5’6Class of 2026 School: East Lincoln High School, NC Anderson is an explosive talent who can score at will on anyone, regardless of their size. She is fierce and she is always in attack mode. She uses her speed, strength, and pure heart to get her shots off. No matter the defense or defender you throw at her, Kiara always finds a...

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Lady Phenom Spotlight: 2027 Lenise Joseph (North Meck)

By: Kevin Moses Lenise JosephInstagram: ShegotgamephenomTwitter: @Shegotgamephen16’0″ 189lbsC/O ‘27North Mecklenburg High School Huntersville, NC Joseph is a fast break machine. She is a relentless rebounder which she uses to fuel that fast break. She surprises many with her speed from one end of the court to the other, and with her ball-handling ability. With that strong...

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2026 Jeta North continuing her steady progress and development

Player: Jeta NorthClass: 2026Height: 6’2 Continuing to highlight players around the state here in North Carolina, we circle back around to a player who has continued to work hard and progress as a prospect, and is now being sought after by several college programs. 2026 6’2 Jeta North was a player we spoke about and grabbed our attention nearly two years ago at the Phenom Lakesgiving, where we...

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College Programs Starting to Catch On: 2026 Kelsey Rhyne

It seemed like it was only a matter of time before college programs started to catch on to 2026 Kelsey Rhyne from Lake Norman. Rhyne was one that we had a great opportunity to watch over the last year or so, and have seen the development she has made in her game but also continues to prove how deadly of a weapon she can be. Rhyne is such an interesting prospect with her ability to be an...

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2026 Jahzara Leamon (Mauldin) showcasing her talent at SC Live

Player: Jahzara LeamonClass: 2026Position: GuardSchool: Mauldin Offers: Radford, Coastal Carolina, Presbyterian Lady Phenom Hoops was on deck this past week for the SC Live Period, as several teams around the state came to Rock Hill (SC) to compete this summer with their high school teams. There were plenty of names that we learned about and one player that intrigued us was 2026 6’0 Jahzara...

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US Open Championship Standouts (Day 2, Girls)

2029 Gemma Liotta (Gametime Basketball): Liotta was a guard who grabbed my attention from the beginning and only continued to excel as the game went on. She is a quick, creative guard who was able to excel on several occasions with the ball in her hands. Liotta was assertive in pushing the ball in transition, getting inside the defense, and finding ways to score but also doing a tremendous job...

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US Open Championship Standouts (Day 1, Girls)

2030 Jadah Townsend (Team Ego): Townsend was one who captured my eyes with her play; she was scrappy and active, created problems on the defensive end that ultimately led to transition points, and she was able to showcase good quickness off the dribble. She created well for herself and for others. 2030 Jordan Avila (Georga Pearls): Avila was the catalyst for her team, really displaying a strong...

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Continuing to bring Intrigue: 2026 Britni Silver

Continuing to look at prospects all over the region, Lady Phenom had a great opportunity to check in on 2026 Britni Silver, a multi-sport athlete who has been catching a lot of attention with her game on the court. Watching her as of late, one can see why so many schools are making her a target early on, as she has been able to rack up offers from Longwood, UNCW, North Carolina A&T,...

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Lady Phenom 1-on-1: 2025 Aidan Langley (Westtown)

Heading up north in our latest Lady Phenom 1-on-1, we recently spoke to 2025 6’1 Aidan Langley from Westtown High School in Pennsylvania, as she has had a very good summer so far when it comes to college programs taking notice her way. She has added double-digit offers since April, and that list could only continue this summer, as we spoke to her more about how it has been going overall for her...

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Phenom Lady Phenom Spotlight: 2027 Hannah Headen

Player: Hannah HeadenClass: 2027School: Chatham Charter A new name popped up this weekend at the Phenom MDC for Lady Phenom, as we had a chance to watch 2027 Hannah Headen who was suited up with Rising Pros Training. Headen is a 5’6 guard who plays at Chatham Charter and is coming off an incredibly impressive freshman season in which she averaged 18.5 points per game (second on the team). When...

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Make a Note: 2027 Amayah Barnes is one to watch

Player: Amayah BarnesClass: 2027Height: 5’7AAU: Team Curry/ Carolina All-Stars Lady Phenom had some intriguing talent on the court this past weekend at the Phenom MDC, and one player that garnered our attention on several occasions was 2027 5’7 guard Amayah Barnes. She was suiting up with Carolina All-Stars this past weekend but also plays for Team Curry 2026 and from what we saw, she is a guard...

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Lady Phenom Rising Star: 2029 Azariah Lee

By: Kevin Moses Azariah “AZ ” Lee Twitter: @AZLee_8 Instagram- _az2029 Height: 5’9, 110Class of 2029School: Roberstville Middle School, TN Lee is a fierce triple-threat scoring option who loves to get out in transition on the break. If AZ gobbles up a rebound or off steals, it’s off to the races. AZ has mastered using her size as a weapon on both ends of the floor. She...

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The Prodigy 2: Triple Threat Dynamic Dominator

By: Kevin Moses Ali Wilcox Twiter: @ali_wilcox24Height: 5’6 Class of 2028School: Charleston Catholic Middle School, WV Wilcox is an unbelievable athlete who plays way beyond her years. This young phenom can score on all three levels with the best out there already and at her age a force that cannot be contained. Ali thrives in an uptempo style as she loves to run and push the pace of the...

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Lady Phenom Spotlight: Strong Freshmen Duo at Cresset Christian Academy

Player: Trinity JeffersonClass: 2027School: Cresset Christian Player: Kyndoll EnglishClass: 2027School: Cresset Christian If you are looking for a program to watch over the next few years, Cresset Christian Academy would be one that I have my eyes on. Coming off a state championship this past season, this is a roster almost made up entirely of freshmen as this is a program that could make a run...

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Lady Phenom Spotlight: 2027 Jordan Speller

Player: Jordan SpellerClass: 2027Height: 5’6Position: Guard If you had a chance to watch North Pitt this past season, you were watching some incredible talent on the court as North Pitt was able to walk away with a 29-3 record and a state title. Senior Zamareya Jones has been a proven star and an absolute show with the ball in her hands, but you also had a chance to watch the future in 2027...

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Lady Phenom Spotlight: 2027 Jaleila Littlejohn

Player: Jaleila LittlejohnClass: 2027School: North Gaston Freshman Season Stats: 18 Games/ 18.9 points per game/ 2.1 assists/ 5.3 rebounds/ 3.1 steals Lady Phenom is hoping to shed more light on players around the state, as we look at several young rising prospects.  It was a tremendous season for several freshmen in the state of North Carolina, and we are eager to see how they continue to...

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Lady Phenom Spotlight: 2027 Makayla Moore (Dorman)

This past weekend was a great opportunity for Lady Phenom to check out some new talent, and there were plenty of names that captured our eyes and impressed us. One player who seemed to earn our attention at the event was 2027 Makayla Moore, who plays at Dorman High School and BBB Elite. Moore flourished with her playmaking abilities on the floor, as she was able to take advantage of using her...

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Lady Phenom Rising Star: 2029 Gracilyn Ratliff

By: Kevin Moses Gracilyn (Gracie) Ratliff Twitter: @Gracilyn7237062 Instagram:@totally.gracilyn Height: 5’’4,130Class: 2029 School: Pike Central High School, KY Ratliff is fierce off the bounce and a strong finisher around the rim. As a slasher, Gracile tries to attack the basket and either finish or get to the free-throw line. Ball handling and attacking the basket is Gracie’s...

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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 Spotlight: 2026 Demi Gilliam

Player: Demi GilliamClass: 2026Height: 6’1School: St. Paul VI Lady Phenom is heading up to Virginia to check in on the latest talent and prospects, as 2026 6’1 Demi Gilliam should be a player to watch out for this summer.  Playing for the Fairfax Stars, Gilliam is one that brings size, length, athleticism, and versatility to the court, but she continues to have upside in her game. ...

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2026 Olive Bigham (Team Mack) is one to watch more

Player: Olive BighamClass: 2026School: Charlotte Country DayAAU: Team Mack The talent on display this past weekend was fun to watch at the Phenom Lady Rumble, as we continue to highlight players from the event. One player that has continued to make progress and continues to make an impact for her team was 2026 Olive Bigham, a player that did attend our NC Top 80 a while back. At the camp, this...

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Lady Phenom Rising Star: 2030 Myler Colegrove

By: Kevin Moses Myler Colegrove Height: 5’7 Class of 2030School: Belfry Middle School, Pike County, KY Colegrove is a prolific scorer already. She dominates every group she faces on the middle school level even when facing older players. A phenom or girl prodigy who led her middle school team to the county championship in the 6th and 7th grade group and 2nd place in the 8th-grade group....

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Time to Take Notice: NC Attack 17u

The #PhenomLadyRumble was a tremendous success and we couldn’t have been more excited to check out the talent throughout the weekend. Though several teams grabbed our attention along with players, the team that simply made a statement and proved themselves as a team to take notice of BIG time was NC Attack 17u. They walked away with the 17U Girls Championship, defeating a very good...

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2025 Lauren Jacobs (Palmetto 76ers A’ja Wilson) proving to be special

Player: Lauren JacobsClass: 2025Position: Guard Lady Phenom had an excellent weekend checking out the talent on the courts at the #PhenomLadyRumble, bringing talent from all over the region to Rock Hill. And we can’t wait to highlight some of the teams and players we saw, but the first player that we were eager to check out again was 2025 Lauren Jacobs with Palmetto 76ers A’ja Wilson...

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