How does it look for the Trojans in 2022-23?
Here are some individual scoring statistics from the regular season and the tournament:
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 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.
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.
Here is a summary of the 2021-22 season for the Portsmouth Trojans:
How the 2021-22 Portsmouth Trojans rank offensively in the regular season compared to teams of the past decade, including all OVC years, with final record unless otherwise noted:
Here is the Trojans' OVC record vs. member schools since PHS's first season in 2014-2015......this season's results (21-22 season) are included, regular season only.
Fairland.........2-14.....15 straight losses counting last season's 85-47 loss in sectional tournament
Ironton..........6-10......8 straight losses dating back to the 2019 season.
South Point....10-6.....eliminated PHS in tournament in 2017 and 2022
Totals: 59-53 for 8 years
5-10 sophomore DeAndre Berry scored eight 3 pointers for a total of 24 points, leading the Trojans to an 87-66 win over Ripley (OH). Berry tied Matthew Fraulini's 2020 record, in which Fraulini scored a school record 46 points vs. Rock Hill.
Here is the 2021-22 varsity schedule for the Portsmouth Trojans boys basketball team. Varsity games start at 7:30 unless otherwise noted, JV games begin at 6:00.