By: Kevin Schneider @BigShotsNation, Matt Strange, Kendall Taylor, Trinity Sells & Big Shots Scouts

Raleigh, NC – BIG SHOTS NORTH CAROLINA TIP OFF highlighted 120 teams in a sold out event of Carolina & surrounding regions top talent and teams put on a show in Raleigh. Garner Road (NC) and Team Loaded (NC) showed out in the showcase games. Showcase MVP’s Virginia Tech commit Jarren McCallister was electric off the bounce and Top 100 2018 Jayden Gardner was in full beast mode as usual. WCBA Demetric Horton had his motor on high as the Myrtle  Beach 2016 MVP continued that success leading team to 17U Orange title and MVP. Garner Road Spruill won the 16U as 2019 PG DJ Horne scored 28 points in title game hitting 8 3fgs. 2018 6’7 F Jarvis Vaughan continues to win titles as Va State Champion leads Va Blaze to 17U blue and MVP honors. Garner Road 2020 6’8 Day’Ron Sharpe was the breakout performer of the weekend catching bodies at the rim and showing high level promise winning MVP & 15U title in dominant fashion.  Garner Road Davis 14U, Triangle Flight 13U, Sonics Nation 12U, WCBA 10U win gold titles.

Let’s a look at this weekends top performers and all stars below:

17U Orange Division:

Gold Champion: WCBA Blue 2018 Powered by Big Shots
Runner Up: NC Runnin’ Rebels
Silver Champion: Team Felton

MVP: Demetric HortonWCBA Blue 2018 Powered by Big Shots

MVP: Demetric Horton – WCBA Blue 2018 Powered by Big Shots

All-Stars:

Orange MVP: Demetric Horton  – WCBA Elite Blue Powered by Big Shots (11.5 ppg led team)

Showcase MVP: Jayden Gardner – Team Loaded NC 2018 6’7 PF (double-double machine, Top 100)

Showcase MVP: Jarren McCallister – Garner Road 2018 6’5 SG – 15.3 ppg – Virginia Tech commit

Caleb Mills – Big Shots JWB 2019 6’5 PG – (Top 100 2019, Breakout Performer, HM+ talent, pure game)

Jimmy Nichols – Garner Road 2018 6’8 PF – 12.7 ppg – (A Top big in NC Tip Off, lefty skilled)

Nate Hinton – Team Loaded NC 2018 6’5 PG – (Big strong combo guard, scored all 3 levels)

Dakari Johnson – Garner Road 2018 5’11 PG – (1 of NC’s top 2018 PG’s, winner, game flows through him)

Greg Gant – Team Felton 2019 6’7 SF (10 ppg, T-10 NC 2019, high level talent, explosive W, skilled, length)

Luke Thomas – Big Shots Elite WV 2018 6’1 SG – 20.5 ppg (led division in scoring, shooter)

KD Burt – NC Runnin’ Rebels 2018 6’5 SF  -19.8 ppg (high motor forward was a top overall player)

Mikal Dawson – Big Shots Elite WV 2018 6’5 SG  – 16.5 ppg (BIG SHOTS WV No. 1 2018)

Tyreece Cheeks – Big Shots Elite Carolina 2017 6’4 PG – 16.3 ppg (One of NC’s top available)

John Dawson – Big Shots Elite WV 2017 6’2 PG – 14 ppg (one of WV’s top available)

Treyvon Ferrell – Garner Road Creecy 2018 6’1 SG – 13.8 ppg (high motor G, 27 pts vs Loaded NC)

Andreas Wilson – Garner Road Creecy 2018 6’0 G – 12.3 ppg (a top shooter in event)

Marque Maultsby – NC Runnin’ Rebels 2018 6’3 PG – 13.5 ppg (engine of team, downhill driving PG, jet)

Tyler Foster – Team Loaded NC 2018 6’6 SG – (versatile guard, high level talent)

Ryan Shaffer – WCBA Elite Blue 2018 6’5 SG (shooter, 16 pts in title game)

Zach Newkirk – Garner Road 2018 6’1 PG – (Floor general, winner, made PG plays all over court)

Jonathan Mebane – Garner Road 2018 6’7 SF (10 ppg, face up hybrid forward, matchup nightmare, strokes)

Michael Armstrong – Team Carolina Vortex 2018 6’5 PF (power big, finishes with authority, 12 ppg)

Isaiah Bigelow – Team Felton 2018 6’6 SG (Lengthy shooter, smooth floor game, Top 25 NC 2018, 11 ppg)

Drayvon Mangum – Red Storm Powered by Big Shots 2018 6’7 SF (Bouncy combo forward, shoots it)

Chris Barnette – NC Runnin’ Rebels 2018 6’1 PG (3-pt shooter, tough, high basketball IQ, wins, 10 ppg)

Donte Tatum – Team Loaded NC 2017 6’1 PG (One of NC’s top available, a high level driver)

Justin Busby – Big Shots Elite Carolina 2017 6’0 PG (One of SC’s top available, shooter)

Patrick Dorsey – WCBA Elite Unsigned Srs 2017 6’5 SG (One of NC’s Top shooters)

17U Blue Division:

Gold Champion: VA Blaze
Runner Up: Truth Generation
Silver Champion: Winston Lake Lakers

MVP: Jarvis Vaughan – VA Blaze

MVP: Jarvis Vaughan – VA Blaze

All-Stars:

MVP: Jarvis Vaughan – Virginia Blaze 2018 6’7 F 17 ppg  (Mid Major D1, VA 1st team All State, high motor)

Ricky Clemons – WCBA Elite White 2018 6’1 PG (Scoring PG led event at 26 ppg, 39 Rd 1)

Trent Wilson – Carolina Flash 2018 6’1 SG 21 ppg (3-pt shooter)

Brett Bechler – Virginia Blaze 2018 5’9 PG – (pure PG, hit big shots, 12 ppg)

Lawson Quinn – Virginia Blaze 2019 6’7 SF  (bouncy forward)

Alex Cluff – Carolina Stars 2018 6’6 SG/SF (Skilled wing with size, shoots 3)

Z Copeland – Tri County Thunder 20.3 ppg

Brad Halvorsen – Team Carolina Robinson 2019 6’0 SG – 18 ppg

Lehman Ford – Tri County Thunder 2018 6’3 SG – 17 ppg

Ian Henderson – Winston Lake Lakers 2018 5’11 CG – 13.8 ppg (Shooter, scores in variety)

Isaac Wenzl – Team Carolina Bennett 2019 5’9 PG –  17.5 ppg

Dewan Lesesne – Truth Generation 2018 6’2 SG –  14.3 ppg (Athletic combo guard, driver)

Madison Maloney – Carolina Flyers 2018 6’4 PF – 14 ppg

Marcus Harris – Team Carolina Elite 2018 6’4 SF – 13.7 ppg

Montell Moore – NxMove Athletic Group 2017 6’3 G –  12.2 ppg

Alex Fitzgerald – Carolina Flyers 2018 6’2 SF 11 ppg

Ahmad Gallimroe – Team Carolina Bennett 2018 6’5 F – 14 ppg

Greg Blanks – Port City Select 2018 6’3 SG – 12 ppg

S Harrison – Vance Granville Warriors 14 ppg

David  Rayzer – Alive United Monarchs 2018 13.3 ppg

Ronnie Tookes – NC Heat 2017 6’3 SF – 12.7 ppg

16U Division:

Gold Champion: Garner Road Bulldogs
Runner Up: Big Shots Elite Carolinas
Silver Champion: Team Triad

MVP: DJ Horne – Garner Road Bulldogs

MVP: DJ Horne – Garner Road Bulldogs

All-Stars:

DJ Horne – Garner Road Bulldogs – MVP/All-Star NCTIP, Does it all, runs the floor, passes well, high basketball IQ, shoots it well from 3, attacks the basket and can finish with either hand around the rim | 19.5 ppg

De’Aunte Sherman – Ascend Ballers – All-Star NCTIP, | 10.0 ppg

Fletcher Abee – Big Shots Elite 2019 – All-Star NCTIP, | 15.0 ppg

Myles Sanford – Bull City Nets Powered by Big Shots – All-Star NCTIP, | 13.7 ppg

Saiquone harris – Carolina Conquerors – All-Star NCTIP, |  13.5 ppg

Patrick Harrington – CEBA 2019 – All-Star NCTIP, |  12.3 ppg

Jack Ritchie – Flight 22 – All-Star NCTIP, |  12.7 ppg

Gavin Bizak – Garner Rd Bulldogs – All-Star NCTIP, |  10.0 ppg

Columbus Pressley – NC Runnin’ Rebels – All-Star NCTIP, |  12.0 ppg

Marcus Boykin – Port City Select – All-Star NCTIP, |  20.0 ppg

Ryan Ayers – Team Triad 2019 – All-Star NCTIP, |  16.0 ppg

J’ziah Morgan – Truth Generation Elite – All-Star NCTIP, |  25.0 ppg

Shayne Saigo – WCBA Blue 2019 – All-Star NCTIP, |  17.0 ppg

Josh Savino – WCBA Elite White – All-Star NCTIP, |  19.0 ppg

Emery Simmons – Xpress United 2019 – All-Star NCTIP, |  16.3 ppg

Anderson – Carolina Warriors – All-Star NCTIP, |  12.0 ppg

Red Storm Powered by Big Shots – All-Star NCTIP, | 8.3 ppg

15U Division:

Gold Champion: Garner Road Bulldogs
Runner Up: Team Felton
Silver Champion: CEBA 2020

MVP: Dey’Ron Sharpe – Garner Road Bulldogs

MVP: Dey’Ron Sharpe – Garner Road Bulldogs

All-Stars:

Dey’Ron Sharpe – Garner Road Bulldogs 9th – MVP/All-Star NCTIP, Does it all, tall, long frame, runs the floor, dunks the ball, shot blocker/alters many shots due to his length, dominates in the paint for his age, mid range game is nice | 10.5 ppg

Wesley Case – Garner Road Bulldogs 9th – All-Star NCTIP, | 8.5 ppg

Jake Ledbetter – Team Felton GSO 2020 – All-Star NCTIP, | 5.3

Jadun Michael – Team Felton GSO 2020 – All-Star NCTIP, Runs the floor, shoots the ball well, reallly gets after it on D, shot blocker, handles the ball when pressured, attacks the rim off the dribble, does it all | 8.3 ppg

Anthony McCoy – Tristars  – All-Star NCTIP, | 25.0 ppg

Jalen Tuten – Truth Generation Elite – All-Star NCTIP, | 20.0 ppg

BJ Freeman – CEBA 2020 – All-Star NCTIP, | 17.3 ppg

Hooper Thomas – Team Carolina Nesbit – All-Star NCTIP, | 17.3 ppg

Jalin Hyatt – Team Felton – Rozzell – All-Star NCTIP, | 17.0 ppg

Jacari Outlaw – N C HEAT – All-Star NCTIP, | 14.3 ppg

Jefferson Boaz – Pilot Press – All-Star NCTIP, | 14.3 ppg

David Butners – WCBA Elite Blue – All-Star NCTIP, | 13.3 ppg

Parker Swisher – WCBA Elite White – All-Star NCTIP, | 13.0 ppg

Christian Moore – Triangle Flight – All-Star NCTIP, | 12.7 ppg

Karree Smith – 910 Vengeance – All-Star NCTIP, | 12.7 ppg

Chris Ford – Carolina Legend 2021 – All-Star NCTIP, | 12.0 ppg

Demond Perry – Port City Select – All-Star NCTIP, | 11.3 ppg

Kevin Lima – Team Carolina Basson – All-Star NCTIP, | 11.3 ppg

Davon Allen – Tri County Thunder Elite – All-Star NCTIP, | 10. 3 ppg

Kelin Parsons – Carolina Soldiers – All-Star NCTIP, | 8.3 ppg

14U Division:

Gold Champion: Garner Road – Davis
Runner Up: Norfolk Titans
Silver Champion: Eastern Carolina Warriors

MVP: Terence Harcum – Garner Road – Davis

MVP: Terence Harcum – Garner Road – Davis

All-Stars:

Terence Harcum – Garner Road Davis – MVP/All-Star NCTIP, |

Jahe Leach – Carolina Conquerors – All-Star NCTIP, | 10.0 ppg

Trevon Miles – D.C.B Heat – All-Star NCTIP, | 15.0 ppg

Sencere Battle – Eastern Carolina Warriors – All-Star NCTIP, | 11.7 ppg

Ben Hines – Garner Road 2021 Whitley – All-Star NCTIP, | 20.5 ppg

Malik Newton – Norfolk Titans 2021 – All-Star NCTIP, | 12.8 ppg

PJ Spivey – North Carolina Red Storm – All-Star NCTIP, | 10.0 ppg

Ethan Anspach – Royal Knights – All-Star NCTIP, | 24.0 ppg

Jaden Ellis – Team Felton 2021 GSO – All-Star NCTIP, | 17.0 ppg

KJ Garrett – Team Felton 2021 RDU – All-Star NCTIP, | 9.0 ppg

Troy Mills – Triad’s Finest 2021 – All-Star NCTIP, | 13.0 ppg

Ayinde Taylor – Tristars – All-Star NCTIP, | 17.0 ppg

Jackson Thompson – WCBA 2021 – All-Star NCTIP, | 12.0 ppg

13U Division:

Gold Champion: Triangle Flight
Runner Up: Garner Road Bulldogs
Silver Champion: Team Felton 2022

MVP: Brady Dunlap – Triangle Flight

MVP: Brady Dunlap – Triangle Flight

All-Stars:

Brady Dunlap – Triangle Flight – MVP/All-Star NCTIP, | 13.5 ppg

Christian Johnson – CEBA Cryer – All-Star NCTIP, | 13.5 ppg

Julian Richards – Eastern Carolina Phenoms – All-Star NCTIP, | 17.0 ppg

Jashaun Ward – Eastern Carolina Warriors – All-Star NCTIP, | 15.5 ppg

Jamori McDougald – Garner Road Bulldogs 7th – All-Star NCTIP, | 15.3 ppg

Ashton Willian – Team Carolina Lewis – All-Star NCTIP, | 10.7 ppg

Dawson Dunn – Team Felton 2022 – All-Star NCTIP, | 14.0 ppg

Joshua Rogosich – Triple Threat Triumph – All-Star NCTIP, | 7.0 ppg

Malcom Bess – TSB Elite Pride White – All-Star NCTIP, | 10.0 ppg

Dasan Oliver – Vance Granville Warriors – All-Star NCTIP, | 6.0 ppg

Jaylen Hartsfield – WCBA Blue 13 – All-Star NCTIP, | 10.5 ppg

Nolan Ford – Triangle Flight – All-Star NCTIP | 3.5 ppg

12U Division:


Gold Champion:
Sonic Nation University
Runner Up: Garner Road Bulldogs
Silver Champion: WCBA Blue

MVP: Amari Tate – Sonic Nation University

MVP: Amari Tate – Sonic Nation University

All-Stars: 

Amari Tate – Sonic Nation University – MVP/All-Star NCTIP, | 10.0 ppg

William Otto – Garner Road Bulldogs 6th – All-Star NCTIP, | 13.3 ppg

Raykwon Williams – NCCE 23 – All-Star NCTIP, | 18.0 ppg

Khalik Johnson – Team Diverse – All-Star NCTIP, | 9.0 ppg

Parker Burke – TSB Elite Pride – All-Star NCTIP, | 9.0 ppg

Zion Walker – SonicNation University – All-Star NCTIP, | 15.0 ppg

McCallum Wright – Garner Road Bulldogs 6th – All-Star NCTIP, | 12.0 ppg

Matty Foor – NCCE 23 – All-Star NCTIP, | 11.3 ppg

Team Carolina Foster – All-Star NCTIP, |

WCBA Blue 12 – All-Star NCTIP, |

11U Division:

Gold Champion: Triangle Flight
Silver Champion: WCBA

MVP: Alex Olander – Triangle Flight

MVP: Alex Olander – Triangle Flight

All-Stars:

Alex Olander – Triangle Flight – MVP/All-Star NCTIP, | 16.0 ppg

Alex Rechetnikov – Triangle Flight – All-Star NCTIP, | 16.0 ppg

Andrew Neal – Triangle Flight Neal – All-Star NCTIP, | 15.0 ppg

Jared Bush – WCBA Elite 5th Grade – All-Star NCTIP, | 14.0 ppg

Caden Horay – WCBA Elite 5th Grade – All-Star NCTIP, | 7.0 ppg

Brandon Ihle – Triangle Flight Neal – All-Star NCTIP, | 6.0 ppg

Garner Road 11u – All-Star NCTIP, |

10/9U Division:

Gold Champion: WCBA
Silver Champion: Sonic Nation University

MVP: Web Brogdon – WCBA

MVP: Web Brogdon – WCBA

All-Stars:

Web Brogdon – WCBA 2025 Elite Blue – MVP/All-Star NCTIP, | 4.0 ppg

Gianni McIntire – Garner Road Bulldogs Myatt – All-Star NCTIP, | 8.0 ppg

Allen Davis II – Garner Road Bulldogs Myatt – All-Star NCTIP, | 4.0 ppg

Khaleb Sattersfield – SonicNation University – All-Star NCTIP, | 6.3 ppg

Jameer Wade – SonicNation University – All-Star NCTIP, | 6.0 ppg

Colt Langdon – Triple Threat Harper – All-Star NCTIP, | 15.0 ppg

Michael Harper – Triple Threat Harper – All-Star NCTIP, | 7.0 ppg

Aidan Smalls – WCBA 2025 Elite Blue – All-Star NCTIP, | 8.5 ppg

Wyatt West – WCBA 3rd Grade Blue – All-Star NCTIP, | 11.7 ppg

Hudson Fitzgerald – WCBA 3rd Grade Blue – All-Star NCTIP, | 7.7 ppg

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