Ellsworth Community College men's basketball has added three players for the upcoming 2018-19 season. The Panthers signed Byron Brown and Keaton Taylor from Lamar Consolidated High School in Texas and Joniell Quiones from B-You Academy in Puerto Rico.
Brown averaged 14.3 points, 7.6 assists and 2.4 steals per game during his varsity career. In his senior year he averaged 13.4 points, 8.2 assists and 2.1 steals per game. He was awarded Newcomer of the Year at Lamar as well as receiving 1st Team All-District all four years and All-Region honors his junior and senior year. Brown was also selected for the Houson All-Star game. He is from Richmond, TX.
Taylor averaged 10 points, 10 rebounds and 3 blocks per game his senior year. He received defensive player of the year two years in a row at Lamar and was also selected for the Houston All-Star game. Taylor is from Houston, TX.
Quiones will be coming to Ellsworth from San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico.
"I'm really looking forward to seeing Byron play at this level. He can start the defense, score the ball, and he can create scoring opportunities for his teammates. Joniell is a big guard who can play several positions on the floor," commented ECC Head Basketball Coach Troy Muilenburg. "Keaton can rebound and defend at a high level, I think they will be a great addition to the Panther family."