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Scouts flocked to Rancho Bernardo High to see outfielder Calvin Mitchell, and Williams took advantage of the attention and caught evaluators' eyes. Williams is an athletic defender with the actions and instincts to stick at shortstop and eventually be a plus defender there. He has above-average hands and an average arm and he has the projectable 6-foot-2, 175-pound frame to improve both. Williams is just a fringe-average runner but his instincts and athletic reflexes give him the necessary range. Williams has good hitting instincts and flashes average bat speed. He generates surprising power on occasion, but evaluators still want to see significant strength gains. He also struggles recognizing spin at times. Some evaluators project Williams as a defense-first player in the mold of Nick Ahmed, but many feel he should go to college to make necessary offensive improvements. Williams is committed to Arizona State.