Tony Eddy signs with Panther basketball

Tony Eddy signs with Panther basketball

The Ellsworth Community College Panther basketball team has signed shooting guard Tony Eddy of Byron, IL. Eddy logged an outstanding career at Byron High School, where he was a 1,000 point scorer.

"As we look to play a more up-tempo game, Tony brings us yet another scoring threat, and he has the ability to score in bunches," says ECC Head Men's Basketball Coach Troy Muilenburg. "His three-point range and his ability to score off the dribble will make him a hard one for opponents to match."

In Eddy's senior season, he averaged 22 points, 2 assists, and 3 rebounds a game; he shot 49.5% from the field and 41% from three point range. He set new Byron High School records for points in a season (655), field goals in a season (250), and three pointers in a game (9). He was the captain of his team and was named 1st Team All-Conference and 3rd Team All-State. He also went to the state tournament as a senior member of the golf team.

Eddy played in the IBCA All-Star game and was given the All-Star North Leadership Award. 

PHOTO CAPTION– Tony Eddy and his father, Trent Eddy.