Underclassman Has Some Division One Interest

Reporter Mike Sullivan takes a look at upstate underclassman guard prospect Taijay Williams, who is having a solid season for Niagara Falls High School in Niagara Falls, New York ...

Niagara Falls head coach Sal Costantino continues to have his boy's basketball team steaming straight ahead. Currently, his team is 8-0 after defeating Kenmore East High School.

His team is a fine mixture of underclassmen and seniors.

One of the key underclassmen is Taijay Williams, who helped in the victory over Kenmore East with 13 points and six assists. He continues to make great progress on both ends of the court and in his leadership skills.

Previously, Taijay produced 15 points and had seven steals in a victory over Grand Island High School, 94-38.

PREVIOUSLY REPORTED:

In a contest against state contender, Jamestown High School, Taijay Williams, a 5-foot-10, 160-pound backcourt prospect, dropped in 18 points and handed out five assists in the victory. He was named the game's most valuable player.

WHAT SAL COSTANTINO THINKS OF TAIJAY WILLIAMS' INDIVIDUAL GAME:

"He is a junior point guard who can do several things well on the court," said Costantino. "He is a player who provides a scoring touch on the offensive side.

"He also provides a lockdown mentality on defense."

We will keep you informed on how all the underclassmen perform this season for Niagara Falls High School. It's likely several programs will monitor his progress throughout the year, including schools like Siena, Marist, Fordham, etc.


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