NAME: Solè Williams
SCHOOL: Princeton High School
GRADUATING YEAR: 2023
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 5’8"-166 lbs.
RESIDENCE: Forest Park
PARENTS: Orlando & Dionna
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: Mom
FUTURE GOAL: Win an NCAA national championship and make the Team USA.
Princeton senior Solè Williams is the reigning GMC girls’ basketball Player of the Year after a sensational junior season in which she led the conference in both scoring (23.2 avg.) and assists (3.8 assists per game). She was also third in the league in field goal percentage (53%) and steals (3.6 steal per game). She was named first team all-city (Enquirer), first-team all-SWO District, first-team all-state and MaxPreps’ honorable mention All-American. She is on pace to join the 1,000+ club this season.
Solè’s big scoring games last season included scoring 34 points vs. Oak Hills, 33 points vs. Mt. Notre Dame, 31 points vs. Hamilton and 30 points vs. Toledo Rogers. She also plays basketball for the Ohio United club team. “This young lady walks the walk and, as a coach, I feel very blessed to be able to coach this young woman,” says her varsity head coach, Dee Davis. “Her character and her work ethic grab your attention.” The Vikings finished last season 23-4 (15-1 in league play) and were district champs and regional semifinalists. She is again leading the GMC in scoring this season – through the first four games, she has averaged 22.3 points a game, including scoring 34 points vs. Dublin Coffman and 23 points vs. Lakota West.
A good student who is active in community service, Solè will play her basketball collegiate at the University of Louisville. Her favorite athlete is LeBron James, favorite entertainer is Chris Brown, favorite book is the Bible, favorite movie is The Hate You Give and most-like-to-meet is Nicki Minaj.
“Solè is the epitome of a student-athlete. She takes her classroom obligations seriously as well as excels on the basketball court. Solè understands the importance of being a good person beyond being solely an athlete. She will continue her basketball career at the University of Louisville. Ohio, get ready to watch an amazing show for her senior season!” – Dee Davis, Varsity Basketball Coach