Portsmouth Trojans 2018-2019 Game Scores and Highlights

Here is a game by game summary of the 2018-2019 season for the Portsmouth Trojans, highlights and scoring included when possible. Note: Scoring totals may not be totally accurate.

Regular Season:

Portsmouth Trojans 2018-2019 Preview

The 2018-2019 Portsmouth Trojans will return only 1 starter from last year's 16-8 team, that being 6-2 JR Matthew Fraulini. Fraulini averaged 14 PPG as a sophomore, and looks to upgrade his PPG average this season. He will have 4 new starters to help him do that. The rest of the starting 5 most likely will be 6-3 SR MyQuel McKinley, 6-0 SR Daniel Lattimore, 6-2 SO Miles Shipp, and 5-8 FR Amare Johnson. This starting 5 could very well be the quickest starting unit in Coach Eugene Collins 10 years as head coach of PHS.

Portsmouth Trojans 2018-2019 OVC Schedule

Here is the 2018-2019 Ohio Valley Conference schedule for the Portsmouth Trojans:

Portsmouth Trojans Summer Basketball 2018--Update 6/19

Coach Eugene Collins will return for his 10th season as head coach of the Trojans, and as usual has a busy summer schedule ahead for the Trojans. Starting next week, the JV Trojans will play at Raceland on Tuesday the 5th and Waverly on Thursday the 7th. On Saturday the 9th, the Portsmouth varsity will participate in the Shawnee Shootout, times TBD, which will take place at Shawnee State and Portsmouth HS. On Monday the 11th the varsity/JV Trojans are scheduled to go to Rio Grande which has been a yearly tradition on the summer schedule.

Update Notice 4/19/2018

Because of Akron St.Vincent-St.Mary's 2018 D2 state title, a couple of items had to be updated. Those included the all time leaders in state tournament games played and all time leaders in state tournament wins. SVSM passed Portsmouth into 3rd place for the all time number of state tournament wins, with 18, compared to Portsmouth's 16. The Trojans are now tied for 4th with Middletown with those 16 wins. Also, the Irish now have played in 25 state tournament games, passing Middletown into 4th place all time. Portsmouth remains in 3rd with 27 state games played.

The 1925 Portsmouth Trojans District Championship and State Tournament Team

The 1925 Portsmouth Trojans has the distinction of being the first PHS squad to advance to the state tournament, which was started by the OHSAA in 1923. The first of Portsmouth's 15 state appearances had a regular season record of 11-2. PHS opened the season with a win over Piketon, and then followed that with wins over Portsmouth West and Portsmouth East. PHS swept Ironton, and Ashland KY suffered the same fate, with one of the games being a 36-11 blowout. Portsmouth nipped Chillicothe, then split with Huntington WV by the same scores in both games of 28-21.

The Portsmouth Trojans 1926 District Championship and State Tournament Team

The 1926 Portsmouth Trojans were the second team in school history to advance to the OHSAA state tournament, which began in 1923. PHS posted a mark of 13-4, and along the way racked up an SEOAL mark of 6-1, with the only loss being to Nelsonville by a score of 24-18. The Trojans beat Athens 22-2 and Wellston 36-5. PHS swept Chillicothe twice and Ironton twice, but lost to Proctorville twice. The Trojans held 4 opponents under 10 points. The highest point total allowed by the Red and Blue in any game was 43 against Jackson in the opening game of the season.

The 1927 Portsmouth Trojans District Championship and Final 4 Team

The 1927 Portsmouth Trojans became the school's first team to reach the Final 4, and posted a mark of 14-4. PHS was a member of the original SEOAL, and went undefeated in league play as Jackson, Wellston, Logan, Gallipolis, Pomeroy, Nelsonville, and Athens all fell short on the scoreboard. The Trojans were swept two games by Ashland KY, while Lima Central accounted for the other regular season setback.

The 1929 Portsmouth Trojans District Championship and Final 4 Team

The 1929 Portsmouth Trojans made it to the Final 4 for the second time in school history since the OHSAA started a state wide tournament in 1923. It was Portsmouth's 4th state appearance overall. PHS posted a very good mark of 18-5, which at that time was topped in wins by the 1919 team which went 21-1. The Trojans swept Ironton, Chillicothe, New Boston, and Ashland KY, while Athens, Dayton Steele, Georgetown KY, Manchester, and Lima Central all fell to the Men Of Troy. The regular season losses were to Zanesville, Columbus South, Columbus East, and Huntington WV.

The 1931 Portsmouth Trojans District Championship and State Tournament Team Scores and Roster

Here is the roster and scores for the 1931 Portsmouth Trojans district championship and state championship team:

Roster: George Noel (All-Ohio), Charles Kirsch, Carlos Parker, Cropper (Captain), Moore, Doll, Bricker, Chapman, Boren, Scott, Rardin, Grimm, Horr, Dale, Woods (some first names not available)

Coach: Red Hopkins

Regular Season:

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