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Tay Taylor - Salem Senior Guard

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Salem Senior Guard

She has an extra gear that very few high school players have at their disposal. She gets from one end of the court to the other in a flash and has the ability to shoot with either her left or right hand quite naturally.

As a varsity player, she's helped get the Spartans to the state semifinals three straight years and this season they have reached the state championship game. They'll play Courtland Saturday at 7 p.m. in Richmond.

Taylor averages 19 points, 5 rebounds, and 4 assists, 3 steals a game.

Salem head coach Dwayne Harrell said, "She recognizes the floor well, when to drive and when to pull back. She's a natural point guard and is able to attack or find the open person."

Taylor had scholarship offers from a number of schools including East Carolina, Richmond, and Seton Hall but ultimately chose to play at Wake Forest. While in Winston-Salem, she will have the ability to play a lot.

"She has a high basketball IQ. She has all the fundamentals down and it makes it easy for me to coach her" and that all translates to the next level," said Harrell. 

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