The 2017-18 UnionCountyHoops.com’s Boys Player of the Year is Piedmont's Hunter Tyson. Tyson led Union Co. in scoring with 27.0 ppg and rebounding 10.3 rpg as a senior. Tyson dished 2.7 assists per game, 1.6 steals per game & blocked 1.0 shots per game for the Panthers.
Mr. Tyson became the Union Co. all-time scorer with 2131 career points and is the only member of the 2000 point club for boys. Hunter was named 1st team ALL-UCHOOPS.com, 1st team All-Distrct, 1st team All-SCC and was named SCC Player of the Year. Hunter was name UnionCountyHoops.com's Player of the Week for weeks 1, 2, 11 and 12. Tyson scored 703 points in 2017-18 which ranks 4th all time in Union Co. history. Tyson scored a season high 42 points in a 80-72 win over Parkwood and scored 39 in his final game as a Panther.
Hunter helped lead the Panthers to a 16-10 record and the 1st round of the state playoffs. Hunter is the first Piedmont Panther to win the UnionCountyHoops.com's Boys Player of the Year. Congrats Hunter!!!