By Kevin Schneider @BigShotsNation , Recruiting Staff

Raleigh, NC  –

In the sold out first annual Hoopstate Invitational Tournament hosted by BIG SHOTS and Team Wall, teams and talent from six different states took the floor in the Hoopstate, North Carolina. Our BIG SHOTS recruiting staff was on hand to take on the stars of today and tomorrow. Team Wall won two titles claiming the 14U (Deepsouth GA | MVP: D’Ante Bass 2021) & 13U (Grassroots NC | MVP: Asa White 2022) titles. MVPs Bass (6’4″) and White (6’6″) each posted triple doubles and were the top overall prospects in the event. Team Loaded 757 (VA | MVP: Kaleb Brown 2023) claimed the 12/11U division title, as Brown put on a show including a 30pt & 20reb performance. WCBA won the 10U/9U division title (NC | MVP: Brock Hoggard 2025).

See Below for the remaining all-stars throughout the weekend!

14U Division:

Gold Champion: Team Wall Deep South (GA)
Runner Up: Virginia Warriors
MVP: D’Ante Bass – Team Wall Deep South

D’Ante Bass – Team Wall Deep South 14U MVP

D’Ante Bass 2021 6’4 Forward  Team Wall Deep South | All Star HIT, top shot blocker in HIT, had triple double 15 pts 11 rebs 10 blocks vs Team Wall GR NC, lefty hybrid forward, can lead break off rebound, handles, solid stroke from line, slasher, good upside | 14.5 ppg
Amonte Rivers 2021 5’6 PG Team Wall Deep South | All Star HIT, speedy PG, changes gears well, can hit floaters in the lane, had a big title game made game winning plays | 10.3 ppg
Jaden Bradley Team Wall Grassroots 2021 | All Star HIT, athletic forward, utilizes pump fake, runs hard, cuts hard off screens, smooth shooter | 6.2 ppg

Jaden Bradley Team Wall Grassroots 2021

Tarvarus Vann Team Wall Grassroots 2021 | All Star HIT, athletic forward, scores 15′ and in, active player on the glass, boxes out every play he’s on the court | 10.6 ppg

Kawuan Ray 2021 6’0 G Virginia Warriors |  All Star HIT,  top driver in 14U division, athlete, football star as well, slasher, quick, gets to rim | 13.5 ppg

Christian Goode 2021 6’0 G Virginia Warriors |  All Star HIT, slasher, big guard with length, finished inside the paint well this weekend, vocal on the court, finishes with both hands | 10.6 ppg

Jamison Foley 2021 5’10 G Virigina Warriors | All Star HIT, knock down shooter, lefty, hit big shots in title game | Led HIT at 19.0 ppg
KJ Garrett 2021 5’10 G Team Felton RDU | All Star HIT, super athletic, moves well without the ball, great shooter from anywhere on the floor, 3rd leading scorer at HIT with 17.0 ppg
Lennox Spann 2021 5’9 PG Team Wall Deep South | All Star HIT, driving guard, scored well in transition, passes the ball well, gets on the floor for loose balls | 7.3 ppg
Trevian Cooley Team Wall Grassroots 2021 | All Star HIT, high motor wing, lefty with a good feel for the game, high rebound guy, good court vision | 7 ppg

Joshua Mosley Carolina Conquerors 2021 | All Star HIT, lefty, shoots the ball very well, knock down shooter, drives to the hole, floaters are on point, smooth game, high IQ | 13.7 ppg

 13U Divison:

Gold Champion: Team Wall GR  (NC)
Runner Up: Concord Comets (NC)
MVP: Asa White – Team Wall GR (NC)

Asa White – Team Wall GR 13U MVP

Asa White 2022 6’6 F Team Wall Grassroots | All Star HIT, top prospect in the event, had a triple double 20 pts 13 rebounds 11 blocks in semis, long athletic big, great shot blocker and rebounder, along with soft touch and the ability to get around slower defenders, a top prospect to watch in NC’s 2022 class | Lead HIT in scoring with 24.3 ppg

Quava Propst 2022 Concord Comets

Quava Propst 2022 Concord Comets | All Star HIT, high motor plays relentless, hustles every possession gives his team more opportunities on the offensive end, and causes turnovers on D | 16.5 ppg

Julian Richards 2022 5’6 SF Eastern Carolina Phenoms | All Star HIT, shot the ball well this weekend from 15′ in, rebounded the ball, athletic, moves well off screens, pick and pop shooter  | 12.7 ppg

Savion Brown 2022 5’2 PG Thelite | All Star HIT, scored 17 points in round 2, shot the ball well, cleans the glass, very poised around the rim, crafty finisher | 11.7 ppg

Myles Pettis 2022 5’6 G Team Wall Grassroots | All Star HIT, runs the team with style and flash, has a mean step back to go with unlimited range, and causes havoc to guard on D | 7.0 ppg
Jashaun Hawkins 2022 5’9 F NC Team Felton 2022 | All Star HIT, athletic forward who runs the floor very well, has a nice touch within 15 feet, plays extremely hard, a 2022 to watch in NC | 7.3 ppg
Brent Randleman 2022 5’9 G NC Team Felton 2022 |  All Star HIT, long athletic slasher, with the ability to stretch the floor, uses length to get blocks and steals on D | 10.6 ppg

Nikolas Graves 2022 5’5′ G Durham Academy NC Team Felton 2022 | All Star HIT, shoots at will, and tight handles, runs the show, crafty around the rim, can finish with either hand smooth game | 15.7 ppg

Nikolas Graves 2022 5’5′ G Durham Academy NC Team Felton 2022

Joshua Harris 2022 5’9 G/F Concord Comets | All Star HIT, all around player uses both hands to finish arond the rim, rebounds and has the ability to go coast to coast | 6.4 ppg

Zion Powers 2022 5’7 G NC Team Wall Deep South | All Star HIT, does everything for this team, shoots the ball with great form, active on both ends of the floor, high IQ | 9.7 ppg

Malachi Watts 2022 Concord Comets | All Star HIT, fast guard who can finish at the rim, pushes tempo, solid shooter from 3 | 10.4 ppg

12U/11U Division:

Gold Champion: Team Loaded 757
Runner Up: DH2B
MVP: Kaleb Brown Team Loaded 757 2023

Kaleb Brown – Team Loaded 757 12U MVP

Kaleb Brown 2023 5’10 G/F Nanesmond Suffolk Academy VA Team Loaded 757_2023 Hill | All Star HIT, strong body wing, will go coast to coast using his frame to get to his spots on the court, slashes with great poise and has the ability to knock down the open shot, great in transition (Top Performer Day 1 12/11U) | Lead HIT in his division with 21.0 ppg

Kaleb Brown 2023 5’10 G/F Nanesmond Suffolk Academy VA Team Loaded 757_2023 Hill & Micah Sumpter 2023 5’9′ F East Wake Middle NC Team Felton 2023

Micah Sumpter 2023 5’9′ F East Wake Middle NC Team Felton 2023 | All Star HIT, plays through contact when going to the hole, big body, good size for his age, rebounds the ball well, always seems to be around the rim for an OReb. 16 pts in game 1 | 11.6 ppg
Samuel Brannen 2023 5’6 G Portsmouth Christian School VA Team Loaded 757_2023 Hill | All Star HIT, 13 points in round 2, lefty slashing guard hits floaters left and right, top defender in 12U HIT, all over the court | 8.9 ppg

Tchsay Colas 2022 6’1 Forward Salisbury Middle School MD DH2B | All Star HIT, long arms, shot blocker, defends well, slides feet quickly for size and age, creates his shot with steals, can handle the ball up the court, scores most of his points in transition, had at least 5 steals for layups in game 1 15 pts in game 1 | Second leading scorer in division with 15.8 ppg
Antwan Wilson 2022 5’8 PG Salisbury Middle School MD DH2B | All Star HIT, coach’s son, great feel for the game, bigger PG, Primary ball handler, good court vision, sees the floor, advanced skill set | 5.7 ppg

Alec Cianciatto 2022 5’7 Forward Wicomico Middle School MD DH2B | All Star HIT, doesn’t have a problem bringing the ball up the court even for his size, can finish through contact, plays solid man – man D, needs to work on catching the ball in the post | 9.0 ppg
Isaiah Crumpler East Carolina Elite | All Star HIT, can shoot the three, long arms, rebounds the ball well, one of the main players that boxes out every shot | 6.3 ppg

Ziqwan Williams 2023 5’0 G Deep Creek Middle VA Team Loaded 757_2023 Hill | All Star HIT, 3pt shooter, confident, combo guard, quick first step, attacks the basket, can finish with either hand | 6.9 ppg

Ziqwan Williams 2023 5’0 G Deep Creek Middle VA Team Loaded 757_2023 Hill

Hampton Evans East Carolina Elite | All Star HIT, goes up strong to the basket, taller than his team, plays solid D, rebounds the ball well, takes contact well when attacking, solid freethrow form, hands in passing lanes for steals, 9 points in round 1, uses his left often when dribbling (true righty), 4 points round 2, 14 points round 3 | 9.0 ppg

Garin Malosa Royal Knights | All Star HIT, attacks the basket, gets on the floor for loose balls, hit a euro-step in game one that was nice, 10 points in round 1, can handle the ball, can work it down low in the post, shot blocker, 11 points in round 2 | 8.3 ppg

Khalik Johnson 2021 NC Team Diverse |  All Star HIT, athletic, super quick, handles the ball well, very good shooter, had 10 points in round 1 | 5.5 ppg

Steven McLeod Royal Knights | Hit clutch free throws down the line to seal the game for his team, had 8 points in round 1, shoots it well, keeps head up when dribbling, super quick and athletic | 5.5 ppg
Jackson Crawford 2023 5’0 G Daleville Middle NC Team Felton 2023 | All Star HIT, crazy handles, can go behind the back and spin move easily, shoots the three, attacks the basket 17 pts in game 1, 7 points in game 2, top shooter in 12U Div | 13.7 ppg

Nasir Griffin 2022 6’1 C Laurel Middle School MD DH2B | All Star HIT, 14 pts in game 1, shoots the ball well, leaks out in transition, passes the ball well, slides feet on D, talkative to teammates | 12.7 ppg

10U/9U Division:

Gold Champion: WCBA 2025 Elite Blue
Runner Up: DH2B
MVP: Brock Hoggard – WCBA 2025 Elite Blue

Brock Hammond – WCBA 10U MVP

JaMicah Matthews 2024 4’8 PG DH2B MD | All Star HIT, had 7 points in round 1, dominated in transition, good handles, moves well without the ball | 6.0 ppg
Zakai’ Smullen 2025 4’4 g Pemberton Elementary MD DH2B | All Star HIT, 8 points in round 1, Handles the ball well, will go coast to coast, grabs rebounds, one to watch in the class of 2025, 10 pts in round 2, 10 pts in round 3 | 7.8 ppg
Kendrick Pulley 2026 Team Wall 3rd Grade | All Star HIT, 3 points in round 1, 6 points in round 2, shoots it well, crashes the boards, listens to his coach well, can handle the ball with either hand | 4.5 ppg
Donavan Pauling-Outlaw 2025 NC Team Wall 4rd Grade Boys (Fayetteville) | All Star HIT, solid midrange shooter, uses pumpfake to get defenders in the air to slash to the hole, 7 points in round 1, 11 points in round 2, 8 points in round 3 | 8.7 ppg
Braylen McRae Team Wall Grassroots 10U | All Star HIT, 2 points in round 1, 8 points in round 2, slides feet well on defense, talks to team mates, runs the floor, good in transition | 5.0 ppg

Cash McSweeney 2025 F WCBA Elite Blue | All Star HIT, 8 pts at the half in round 1, shoots the ball very well for his age, finished with 10pts, plays aggressive with the ball, attacks the rim but also dishes when the hole collapses (Top Performer Day 1 10/9U), 7 pts round 3 | 8.0 ppg

Cash McSweeney 2025 F WCBA Elite Blue

Isaac Anderson Team Wall Grassroots 10U | All Star HIT, passes the ball well, moves to the open spot on the floor for offence, 4 points in round 1 (out of 6 total) | 3.4 ppg
Travis Brinkley Team Wall Grassroots 9U | All Star HIT, 12 points in round 2, moves well without the ball, good shooter from 15′ in, rebounds the ball | 5.6 ppg

 

 

Kameron Johnson Team Wall Grassroots 9U | All Star HIT, 13 points in round 2, catch and shoot, sets screens for his team, rolls off screens and looks for the ball to score a basket | 4.5 ppg
Brock Hoggard 2025 G WCBA  Elite Blue | All Star HIT, MVP in his division HIT, shoots the ball, makes cuts, passes it to the open man, good in transition, high basketball IQ | Led his division with 10.0 ppg
Gordie Balas 2025 G WCBA 2025 Elite Blue | All Star HIT, hits shots with hands in his face, gets on the floor for loose balls, super quick feet and hands | 6.0 ppg
Mills Bason 2025 F WCBA 2025 Elite Blue | All Star HIT, rebounds the ball well, looks for the open man, shoots it well from the free-throw line extended | 6.5 ppg
Samuel Erwin 2025 G WCBA 2025 Elite Blue | All Star HIT, 7 pts in game 1, talkative on the court, slides feet on D, shot blocker, long arms, smooth jump shot | 5.8 ppg
Camare Wall 2025 G Team Wall Grassroots 10 | All Star HIT, runs the floor, very coachable, slides feet on D, used the hop step, speedy guard with high IQ | 9.0 ppg

Would like to thank Mrs. Wall, Team Wall & John Wall Foundation in helping host a successful 1st annual HoopState Invitational Tournament.

 

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