Portsmouth Trojans 64 Sectional Championships Since 1917

The Portsmouth Trojans have made 15 appearances in the OHSAA state tournament, and have won 37 district championships. After verifying various sources of information, Portsmouth has won an amazing 64 sectional championships since 1917. Below is listed all the sectional championships that PHS has won:

1917--1919: 1917, 1919
1920--1929: 1920, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929
1930--1939: 1931, 1934, 1939
1940--1949: 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1948
1950--1959: 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1959
1960--1969: 1960, 1961, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1969
1970--1979: 1972, 1975, 1978, 1979
1980--1989: 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989
1990--1999: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1997, 1998, 1999
2000--2009: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004
2010--2019: 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2017

There were two years, 1981 and 1986, in which the Trojans had to win 3 games to win the sectional championship. There have been a number of years, especially recently, in which PHS only had to win 1 game to win the sectional championship. In the state championship years of 1961, 1978, and 1988, Portsmouth had to win 2 games to win the sectional. Prior to 1943, there was no sectional tournament, instead, schools automatically advanced to the district tournament. This made compiling the list of sectional championships somewhat more difficult, but after double and triple checking the info available, the total of 64 sectional championships should be considered accurate.