Pre-Season Show Off Camp 2009 Recap & Reports

Pre-Season Show Off Camp 2009 Top Performer Highlights

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Brinika Shepherd, Class of 2011,
5'5, Westwood High

Hasina Muhammad, Class of 2011,
5'11, Ridgeway High

Erika Sisk, Class of 2012,
5'3, Oxford High

Tia Wooten, Class of 2014,
5'9, Snowden Middle

Pre-Season Show Off Camp 2009 Report II

The 2012 class was dominated by explosive combo guards. Because of her height, Alexis Hardaway (H.W. Byers (MS), 6'0, G/F) can play multiple positions. She can post down low, lead a fast break and defend on the perimeter. Bianca Cage (Southwind, 5'8, G) can knock down 3s but it was her active defensive skills that stood out. She picked up full court, deflected passes, anticipated passes and stole them. Cornelia Fondren (Overton, 5'9, PG) knows only one level of energy and speed: HIGH. This young lady is going to leave it all on the floor; defending, dishing, rebounding and knocking down the trey. Erika Sisk (Oxford (MS), 5'3, PG) is small in statue but plays big. She is fast up the court either in speed or advancing the ball. She can knock down the threes and has great vision in setting up teammates. LeMetria Dunn (Whitehaven, 5'4, PG) missed all of last season but has not loss a step. She is still explosive at getting up the court and to the rack. Other 2012 notables: Arkela Ware-Jones (Overton, 5'4, G), Jasmine Stafford Overton, 5'9, G), Kathryn Allen (Germantown, 5'8, G), Logan Hammonds (Arlington, 6'0, G/F).

The 2013 class featured scorers. Kiandria Patterson (Columbus (MS), 5'8, PG) is a lefty with long range and a nice stroke. Madison Luckett (St. Benedict, 6'1, F) can not be left open because she is automatic from short range. Teresa Mays (Wooddale, 5'6, G) is smooth. She has the ability to go left or right, get to the basket and hit the long range shots. Other 2013 notables: Amber Sisk (Oxford (MS), 5'1, G), Elexa Guy (Wooddale, 5'6, G), Erica Watkins (Fairley, 6'1, F), Kaylah Keys (Harding Academy, 5'4, G), Lauren Zvolanek (Munford, 5'8, F), Paige Williams (St. Benedict, 5'4, PG), Ra'Shona Shipp (White Station, 5'3, G).

The 2014 class demanded respect from the upper classmen in the camp. Amber Holmes (Southwind, 5'2, PG) was not shy at displaying her quickness, getting shots, distributing the ball and showing her NBA range. Khadejah Stevens (Craigmont, 5'10, F) showed in her second game that she can dominate the board pulling down 11 rebounds. Shandricka Sessom (Galena (MS), 5'7, PG) is long and athletic. She goes left and right and has good anticipation skills. Tia Wooten (Snowden, 5'9, G/F) is Miss Coast to Coast. It's nothing for her to grab the defensive rebound and beat everyone down the court for the layup. Other 2014 notables: Brittney Cooper (Highland Oaks, 6'0, F), Kenyata Echols (Havenview, PG), Madeson McCaster (Schilling Farms, 5'8, F), Olivia Cunningham (Southaven, 5'5, G), Philecia Atkins-Gilmore (Catholic, 5'2, PG), and Taylor Lewis (Pulaski Heights (AR), 5'7, PG).

Pre-Season Show Off Camp 2009 Report I

The 2009 Pre-Season Show Off Camp was full of diaper dandies, however, the 2010 class did represent. Adrian Sanders (Ridgeway, 5'10, G/F) is like the energizer bunny. She just never stops; full of energy, loves to defend, rebound and can get to the free throw line and shoot beyond the arch. Breion Douglas (Germantown, 5'7, G) came alive in her second game scoring a camp high 17 points. She showed her range hitting 3 three pointers and hustled her way to 7 rebounds and several stick backs. Desiree Phillips (Manassas, 5'11, G/F) is full of power. She loves to shoot the 3 but does not mind penetrating and rebounding. Erica Ousley (Fairley, 5'6, G) is an aggressive guard. She will knock down the 3, will go to the paint and bang for rebounds, and doesn't mind making the extra pass to an open team mate. Other 2010 notables: Ashley Coleman (City University, 5'9, F), Eboney Garmon (Westwood, 5'8, PG), LaKendra Harris (Manassas, 5'10, G/F) and Saraya Maxwell (Fairley, 5'3, PG).

The class of 2011 was highlighted by the 6 footers. Ashley Jones (Collierville, 6'0, F) displayed that she can play with her back to the basket or faceup. Hasina Muhammad (Ridgeway, 5'11, G/F) showcased why she is a hot national prospect sought by major division I programs. She played her all around game averaging 3 blocks per game, rebounding, distributing and causing major problems for opponents with her long wing span and leaping abilities. Kourtney Coleman (H.W. Byers (MS), 6'0, F) can go inside and bang for rebounds and slip outside to knock down threes and does not mind leading the fast break. Shervonte' Bright (Trezevant, 5'11, G/F) let it be known that you can not leave her open for the short jumper nor 3 pointer. Lillie Pittman (Trezevant, 5'8, F) isn't close to 6 feet but don't tell her that. Known for her rebounding abilities. She almost accomplished a double double with 8 rebounds and 8 points, during her second game. Other 2011 notables: Ambur Nelson (Whitehaven, 5'8, G), Angelia Peoples (Whitehaven, 5'6, G), Brinika Shepherd (Westwood, 5'5, G), Cleosha Lee (East, 5'9, F), Durriya Shields (White Station, 5'3, PG), Emily Chew (White Station, 5'4, G), Kaitlyn McCoy (Craigmont, 5'2, PG), Katelyn Butler-Morris (Lausanne, 5'8, G), Kenesha Jackson (Wooddale, 5'2, PG), Khadijah Muhammad (Trezevant, 5'5, G), Naudia Crisp (Bartlett, 5'7, G) and Sara Buss (Cordova, 5'9, G).

Pre-Season Show Off Camp 2009 Recap

The Pre-Season Show Off Camp was a complete success. The following college progams were in attendance of this monumental event: Arkansas, Alabama, Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Southern Mississippi, Arkansas State, Arkansas-Little Rock, Arkansas-Fort Smith, North Florida, McNeese State, North Alabama, Jackson State, Southern Illinois, and Pearl River Community College.




54 young ladies from Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas had the opportunity to display to the 14 college programs not only their basketball abilities but also their abilities to listen, follow directions, and follow a schedule. The participants in the camp also had the opportunity to learn more about how to market themselves to college coaches, the importance of academics, and the benefits of networking.

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