East Coast Guard Producing Solid Summer

Reporter Mike Sullivan updates East Coast guard Joey Gripper, who has had a very solid summer so far playing for Team Phenom ...

Joey Gripper, a 6-foot-1, 165-pound point guard from Abington Friends High School in Jenkintown, Penn., continues to have a solid summer competing for the 16 and under AAU team, Team Phenom.

Gripper averaged 11 points, six and a half assists, and almost three steals per game in six games played in Las Vegas.

Joey has produced some terrific games during the summer. We've outlined several below:

REEBOK EAST SUMMER EVENT:

Gripper tallied 15 assists in a semifinal playoff game game, also contributed 14 points and 11 assists in the team's championship victory at the Reebok East event for the 16 and under category. Team Phenom defeated the New York Panthers, 68-57.

PREVIOUS ACCOMPLISHMENTS IN SPRING AND SUMMER ON AAU CIRCUIT:

He made the all tournament team at the Southern Invitational in Charlottesville, Virginia.

PREVIOUS RECRUITING NEWS:

Drexel offered a scholarship to Gripper. La Salle and St. Joe's are showing interest too as well as Harvard and Pennsylvania. Joey is still very much open in his recruiting process, according to his father.


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