Upstate Guard Hopes For Big Summer

Reporter Mike Sullivan provides a free, detailed look at the individual game and future of upstate underclassman Taijay Williams of Niagara Falls High School in New York State ...

Taijay Williams, a 5-foot-10, 160-pound underclassman guard prospect from Niagara Falls high school in Niagara Falls, New York, averaged over 11 points per game this past season for Sal Costantino's impressive boy's basketball program.

This past season, Taijay produced 18 points and handed out seven assists to showcase a much improved skill set from the backcourt position, leading to a victory for Niagara Falls High School.

He also sparked a victory over Kenmore East with 13 points and six assists while making improvements in his man-to-man defense.

SOME OF TAIJAY WILLIAMS' BEST GAMES THIS SEASON:

Taijay ran off 15 points and had seven steals in a victory over Grand Island High School.

Against a formidable state contender, Jamestown High School, Taijay scored 18 points and had five assists in the victory He was named the game's most valuable player.

Later in the year, Jamestown eliminated Niagara Falls High School in a playoff game.

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.

Several programs have shown early interest including Siena, Quinnipiac, Fairfield, Marist, Monmouth, St Peter's, and Fordham.


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