How Portsmouth Ranks With The Rest of the State Updated 3/25/21

Submitted by trojan7 on Tue, 06/07/2022 - 21:34

Here are some miscellaneous categories of Portsmouth's rank in the State of Ohio and in the Southeastern District:

1. State tournament appearances: 15..............State Rank: 4th..........Canton McKinley is 1st with 28

2. Number of games played in state tournament: 27........4th (previously tied with Akron SVSM through 2020)

3. Number of games won in state tournament: 16.......Tied for 4th with Middletown (PHS overall record 16-11)

The Gymnasiums That Were "The Home of the Trojans"

Submitted by trojan7 on Tue, 06/07/2022 - 21:28

Over the course of 100+ years of Trojan basketball, the Red and Blue have called several gymnasiums their home court. Here is some history about those places:

The early days: When the Trojans first started a basketball program, the team played in what later became the cafeteria at the "old" high school, which of course was located across the street from the current one. Seating capacity was unknown, but space was very limited. The exact dates of when the Trojans played here are not known.

Portsmouth Trojans Record in KSA Tournament in Orlando, FL

Submitted by trojan7 on Tue, 06/07/2022 - 21:27

The Portsmouth Trojans travelled to Florida in 2011 and 2013 and competed in the KSA Holiday Tournament which is held in Orlando at Disneyworld. Here are the results for each year:

2011: Portsmouth 55, Pace, Florida 43; Los Alamitos, CA 55, Portsmouth 38; Portsmouth 53, Spanish River, FL 47 OT

2013: Portsmouth 55, Cinnaminson (NJ) 34; Portsmouth 61, Owen County, KY 54; Portsmouth 67, Liberty Christian Prep 63

State Tournament Box Scores--2011/2012 Final 4 Teams

Submitted by trojan7 on Tue, 06/07/2022 - 21:26

Here is the scoring summary for the 2011 D3 State Semifinals:

State Semifinal: Cleveland Central Catholic 58, Portsmouth 47

Cleveland Central Catholic: Anton Grady 26, Marcus Jones 14, Ra'Saun Smith 9, Alan Harper 6, Joshua Santiago 1, Gregory Alexander 2.........3 point goals: Grady 1, Smith 1
Portsmouth: Andrew Bendolph 15, Wayne Evans 13, Zaide Whitley 9, Tre Underwood 6, Dion McKinley 3, Mason Jordan 1...........3 point goals: Bendolph 3, Whitley 3, Evans 1, McKinley 1