The Piedmont Panthers (9-16/0-10) have a new coach in Jay Fitts leading the way. Junior forward Hunter Tyson is getting a lot of attention from D-1 teams. Tyson was 1st team All-UCHOOPs as a sophomore. The Panthers are expected to challenge for the title in the tough SCC. Tyson, second in Union Co. in scoring averaged 19.4 ppg along with 7.9 rpg and 1.2 spg as a sophomore. Senior Addison Eichensehr will be expected to carry a lot of the rebounding load for Coach Fitts. Junior Camden Baucom returns after 4.7 ppg and 2.4 rpg season last year. The Panthers open up with the Brad Thompson Shoot-out vs. High Point Academy from Spartanburg SC on Nov. 21st .