Current Coach Eugene Collins Completes His 14th Season at PHS Updated 2/27/23

Submitted by trojan7 on Tue, 06/07/2022 - 20:26

Portsmouth Trojans boys basketball coach Eugene Collins completed his 13th season at PHS, and now has an overall record of 192-116, with 2 Final 4 appearances in 2011 and 2012, an Elite 8 appearance in 2015, an SEOAL championship in 2012 and 2014, and seasons of 21, 24, and 20 wins, coming in 2011, 2012, and 2015, respectively. Coach Collins was also named the SEOAL coach of the year in 2012, and D3 Ohio COY. His last 4 teams in the SEOAL (2011-2014) finished 2nd, 1st, 2nd, and 1st in the league.

Portsmouth Trojans Game Results For 22-23 Season

Submitted by trojandave on Wed, 12/07/2022 - 11:08

PHS vs. Coal Grove.........CG 72, PHS 71........Trojans lose on 3 pointer by CG at the buzzer.......Devin Lattimore 29 pts., Kenny Sanderlin 23. Owen Johnson of CG with 39, including game winning 3 ball......PHS 0-1 on the season and in the OVC.

12/9 Friday at South Point.......SP 73, PHS 55........Devin Lattimore 22 pts. Pointers jumped to an 18-4 first quarter lead. PHS 0-2 in the OVC.

Saturday:12/10 at SSU in Buckeye Elite vs. New Hope 5:00 PM varsity only.......PHS 73, New Hope 47......DeAndre Berry 19 pts., Tyler Duncan and Devin Lattimore double figures.

Portsmouth vs. Chillicothe Summer Scrimmage

Submitted by trojandave on Thu, 06/23/2022 - 10:51

Portsmouth scrimmaged at Chillicothe yesterday and fared well considering they were down 2 starters, Devin Lattimore and DeAndre Berry. Starters for PHS were SR Kenny Sanderlin, JR Donnovan Breech, JR Isaiah Lewis, JR Noah Livingston, and SO Luke Stine. There were a couple of players off the bench. Chillicothe won the scrimmage by a total of about 11 points.

Portsmouth Trojans Summer Basketball 2022

Submitted by trojandave on Sat, 06/11/2022 - 11:29

The Portsmouth Trojans are off to a strong start in summer play as they recorded a 6-0 mark for the week of June 7-11. PHS won handily at Northwest on Tuesday, then went 5-0 at the Denison University Shootout, including 2 wins over Columbus Independence, in which 1 was the championship game of the bracket.

So far the turnout has been excellent, with as many as a dozen players showing up.

Portsmouth's Record Vs. OVC Teams 2015-2023 Updated 2/28/23

Submitted by trojan7 on Tue, 06/07/2022 - 23:54

Here is the Trojans' OVC record vs. member schools since PHS's first season in 2014-2015......this season's results (22-23) are included, regular season only.

Records vs. OVC schools coming into the 22-23 season:

Fairland.........2-14.....15 straight losses counting 2021 sectional tournament loss 85-47
Coal Grove....10-6
Ironton..........6-10......8 straight losses dating back to the 2019 season.
Gallia Acad....9-7
Rock Hill........14-2
South Point....10-6.....eliminated PHS in tournament in 2017, 2022, and 2023