2019 Guards : Off the Grid

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South Carolina

Posted On: 05/10/18 11:29 AM

Prep Hoops takes a look at some guards who might just be off the grid at the current time. These players could work themselves into a college program next year.

Rashamel Butler – Ridgeland-Hardeeville HS  (pictured on front)

Butler 6’3 has great size already at the guard spot. Butler plays at a 3A school located near the Georgia border off I-95. Butler a virtual unknown to everyone in the Palmetto State except for Prep Hoops. Butler really has a nice 10-12 feet game on the floor. Butler is extremely active in the passing lanes.

Butler averaged 19.3 ppg, 5.5 rebounds and 4.6 assists this past season for the Jaguars. The Jaguars finished the season at (23-2).

Joseph Powell

Joseph Powell – First Baptist (Charleston) – TMP 17U

Powell plays in the shadows of some talented guard Michel Dukes, Josiah James and Denham Wojcik. Powell can for sure hold his own with his shooting from behind the perimeter. Powell runs with TMP 17U on the AAU Circuit.

JaVon Anderson

JaVon Anderson – Ridge View HS – Carolina Pressure 17U

Anderson helped the Blazers win a 4A State Championship last March. Anderson a strong guard can really stroke the ball on the floor and also excels on the gridiron with football team. Anderson plays quarterback and runs AAU with the Carolina Pressure.

Isaiah Archie

Isaiah Archie – Oceanside Collegiate – Upward Stars Columbia 

Archie is a crafty ball handler who can really penetrate and kick. Archie is back for his 3rd year at Oceanside Collegiate while playing with Upward Stars Columbia this spring.

Kassius “Jay” Williams

Kassius “Jay” Williams – Socastee HS – Team Wall Southeast Marion 2019 

Williams is back for the Braves next season after moving around a lot during his high school career. Williams currently playing with Team Wall Southeast – Marion 2019 likes score the ball. Williams has the ability to finish on contact and at the rim. Williams is a great passer but at times just needs to keep things simple on the floor.