In the first day of the Ironton Classic, the Portsmouth Trojans fell to Africentric Early College Nubians, 57-50.
In the loss, the Trojans were led by Kyre Allison, who led all players on the court with 26 points. Allison also hit four of the seven three-pointers for Portsmouth. He was a perfect 2-2 from the free throw line.
Kendall Reynolds chipped in 18 points for the Trojan cause. He hit the remaining three three-pointers for the Trojans Monday in Ironton.
The Nubians had two players in double-digit scoring, Gordan-Haynes and Smith. Gordan-Haynes led Africentric with 21 points on the night. He shot 80% from the free throw line, hitting four of his five attempts.
Smith followed closely behind finishing with 17 points.
Portsmouth – Allison 10-2-26, Reynolds 7-1-18, Leonard 1-0-2, Jordan 1-0-2
Africentric – Gordon-Haynes 8-4-21, Smith 6-5-17, Woods 3-0-8, Green 3-0-6, Martin 2-0-4, Clark 0-1-1
3-point field goals – Portsmouth 7 (Allison 4, Reynolds 3) Africentric 3 (Woods 2, Gordan-Haynes)
Reach Michael Hamilton at 740-353-3101, ext 1931 or on Twitter @MikeHamilton82.