New List For Upstate Underclassman

Reporter Mike Sullivan provides a detailed recruiting update on upstate underclassman Ramir Burton, a guard prospect from Niagara Falls High School in Niagara Falls, New York ...

Ramir Burton, a 6-foot-1 junior from Niagara Falls High School in upstate New York, has worked hard enough where several division one college basketball programs are keeping in touch.

According to second-year head coach, Sal Costantino, Burton has more recruiting interest. "Ramir has gotten interest lately from Cornell, Colgate, Lehigh and Brown, said Costantino.

SUMMER AND FALL PROGRESS FOR JUNIOR GUARD RAMIR BURTON OF NIAGARA FALLS HIGH SCHOOL:

Burton averaged over 12 points a game as Niagara Falls High School won five of its six games in the Canisius team camp during the early portion of the summer schedule.

In addition, Burton delivered 19 points in a victory over Canisius High School.

PREVIOUSLY REPORTED:

Niagara Falls High School claimed the Daemen Team Camp held in Buffalo, New York. Playing the weekend without three starters, Burton was simply wonderful.

Ramir was awarded Most Valuable Player honors by averaging 20 points a game and handing out an impressive eight assists per contest.

Niagara Falls High School won four of its five contests, beating St. Joe's of Buffalo in the final, 69-59.

"Ramir was a mid season call-up for us last year," said Costantino, whose team had an impressive 19-2 record, losing to Jamestown in the playoffs, the eventual state finalist.

Costantino on Ramir: "Burton has good length that allows him to guard different positions. He will be a big pieces of the NFHS upcoming season highlighted with 2 games in the Primetime Shootout in New Jersey.

Ramir carries a 3.3 in accelerated classes and is putting himself in a very nice situation for the next year.


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