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LBI Recap: Holiday Standouts

By Percy Wright, 01/10/18, 5:45PM EST


Standouts from NC & SC Holiday Events

Holiday Event Standouts from


Best of Carolina Holiday Showcase

Best of Carolina Holiday Classic

John Wall Holiday Invitational

South Mecklenburg Holiday Showcase


Jasona Ballard 2018 5’10 SF
Rock Hill (Rock Hill, SC)
Very active around the paint, is at her best operating out of the high post. Runs the floor and rebounds out of her area. Signed with Converse

A’Lea Gilbert 2018 6’ F
South Mecklenburg (Charlotte, NC)
Big time rebounder, loves contact. Runs the floor and finishes in transition. Can guard 2-5. Signed with App State

Mia Goolsby 2018 5’5 PG
Legacy Early College (Greenville, SC)

Vocal lead guard that doesn’t mind getting dirty. Very quick with ball in her hands, doesn’t shy away from contact. Can knock down the open 3.

Trinity Jones 2018 5’7 PG
Ashbrook (Gastonia, NC)

High IQ, natural pg with good court vision. Knocks down the 3 ball, finishes in traffic.

McKeyzia Harts 2018 5’7 PG
Ridge View (Columbia, SC)
Aggressive point guard who is always on the attack. Finishes with contact.  Good on ball defender.

Rikoya Anderson 2018 5’9 SF
Rock Hill (Rock Hill, SC)
Shoots the lights out from beyond the arc, one of the best shooters we saw over the holiday break. Signed with Winthrop

Courtney Lewis 2018 5’6 G
North Mecklenburg (Charlotte, NC)
Consistent 3 point shooter, made some big time shots versus Ridge View (SC) in Best of Carolina. Rebounds her area and doesn’t mind doing the dirty work.

Shaniya Jones 2018 5’6 PG
Wesleyan Christian (High Point, NC) 
Top player in the Carolina’s, has the ability to completely take over games. Improved jump shot makes her almost unstoppable.  Signed with Virginia Tech


 Christiana Mclean 2019 5’5 PG
Carmel Christian (Charlotte, NC)
Very quick pg with a nice floater andmid range jump shot. Good on ball
defender, makes her teammates better. Vocal leader.

Kiashia Jones 2019 5’5 G
Wilson (Florence, SC)
Shot the 3 and mid range
jump shot very well. In your face lock down defender. Makes the hustle plays.

Madision Tyler 2019 5’6 G
Legacy Early College (Greenville, SC)
Shot the ball well from beyond the arc, good on ball defender.

Anaia Hoard 2019 6’ G
Wesleyan Christian (High Point, NC)
Very high IQ, always makes the right play. Unselfish to a fault, has a good skill set. Knocks down the 3 ball, very good in transition.

Nevaeh Haddock 2019 5’10 G
South East Raleigh (Raleigh, NC)
Lock down defender, very long and active. Nice mid range jump shot. Good in the open floor.

Izabel Verajao 2019 6’4 P
Neuse Christian (Raleigh, NC)
Shot blocker, active on the glass. Very good in the high post, can put it on the floor on the perimeter. Finishes well with either hand around the rim.

Sidney Hunter 2019 6’ PF
Mallard Creek (Charlotte, NC)
Very strong, rebounds both ends. Runs the floor. Good post defender.

Dazia Lawerence 2019 5’8 G
Mallard Creek (Charlotte, NC)
Aggressive guard that plays down hill. Always on the attack. Lock down defender.

Ja’la Wade 2020 6’2 F
Ridge View (Columbia, SC)
Long and athletic young forward. Huge upside, rebounds both ends but still very raw.

Summer Schloss 2019 6’2 PF
Ashbrook (Gastonia, NC)

Very strong, finishes with contact, rebounds both ends. High motor and doesn’t mind doing the dirty work. Runs the floor and finishes in transition.

Jada Smith 2019 6’2 F
Cary (Cary, NC)
Great size, can handle on the perimeter, nice mid range jump shot, good hands, runs the floor, rebounds both ends. 


Loyal McQueen 2020 5’7 PG
Wilson (Florence, SC)
One of the nations top pg’s. Scores from all levels, will dig in on defense. Big time competitor.

Annabelle Schultz 2020 5’8 PG
Carolina Day (Asheville, NC)
Heady pg always makes the right play. Good court vision knocks down the open jump shot. Competes at a high level.

Kamilla Cardoso 2020 6’7 P
Hamilton Heights (Chattanooga, TN)

Gets better each time I see her. Does a good job keeping the ball high on rebounds. Finishes with contact. Big time shot blocker.

Treasure Hunt 2020 6'2 WF
Hamilton Heights (Chattanooga, TN)
One of the top wings in the nation. Shot the ball really well from the arc in the Best of Carolina. Can guard 2-5. Good decision maker.

Laimani Simmons 2020 5’9 G
Woodmont (Greenville, SC)
Very active on both ends, finishes with contact. Sticks the mid range and 3 ball. Rebounds out of her area.

Anya Poole 2020 6’2 F
South East Raleigh (Raleigh, NC)
Big time rebounder, very strong. Shot blocker. Good post defender.

Maleiya Hill 2020 5’3 PG
Hillside (Durham, NC)
Tough hard nosed guard, plays through contact. Good defender.


Teonni Key 2021 6’2 WF
Cary (Cary, NC)
op 2021 player in the Carolina’s. Can guard 2-5, shoots the 3 ball, shot blocker, huge upside.

Eliza Greiner 2021 6’1 F
Carolina Day (Asheville, NC)
Very sound in the post, huge upside. Has a chance to be special. Does a good job finishing around the rim. Good passer out of the high post.





















2019 Summer Schloss 6'2 PF Ashbrook HS NC