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Beatrice Williams

6:40 PM, Feb 2, 2011   |    comments
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Beatrice Williams

Richland County, SC (WLTX) - Lower Richland High School senior Beatrice Williams has been called a gentle giant. She's soft-spoken off the court, but loud with her actions on it. And everywhere she goes, people call out her name.

"The first time it happened I wasn't sure if they were booing her," said Diamond Hornets head coach Debbie Stroman. "It started in middle school, said Williams. "And it's continued through high school and I like it."

Middle school is about the time "Big B's" growth spurt began. She now stands 6'-3". Did she get made fun of because of her height? "Sometimes," said Williams. "But I didn't care because I knew who I was." And who is she? "I am Beatrice Williams a dominant force in the paint. 

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