Portland Interscholastic League

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The Portland Interscholastic League (PIL) is a high school athletic conference in Portland, Oregon that is a member of the Oregon School Activities Association (OSAA). It consists of high schools in the Portland Public Schools district. Competition among member schools dates back to at least 1900.[1]

Member schools[edit]

The conference has nine schools in the OSAA 6A classification. The teams in the conference had competed in as many as three classifications since 2006, but were unified in the 6A classification for the 2014–2015 season.[2][3]

School Enrollment (2017)[4] Mascot Established
Benson Polytechnic High School 1,026 Techmen 1919
Cleveland High School 1,586 Warriors 1916
Franklin High School 1,745 Quakers 1914
Grant High School 1,512 Generals 1924
Jefferson High School 677 Democrats 1908
Lincoln High School 1,705 Cardinals 1869
Madison High School 1,146 Senators 1957
Roosevelt High School 859 Roughriders 1922
Wilson High School 1,512 Trojans 1956

Defunct schools[edit]

Hall of Fame[edit]

The PIL Hall of Fame Association was established in 1981 to honor athletes, coaches, and administrators who have been a part of the PIL.[1]

PIL Boys Basketball State Champions[edit]

PIL Teams have competed in the OSAA State Basketball Championship since it was first held in 1919.[5]

Year Class School (W-L) Coach
1919 --- Lincoln (14-0) George Dewey
1921 --- Franklin (17-1) Colton Meek
1928 --- Washington (23-3) Eldon Jenne
1945 A Washington (26-2) Ted Schopf
1949 A Roosevelt (24-6) Rollie Rourke
1952 A Lincoln (24-3) Jim Partlow
1956 A-1 Franklin (22-4) Mel Krause
1957 A-1 Lincoln (22-4) Wayne Sturdivant
1959 A-1 Franklin (22-5) Don Peterson
1969 A-1 Grant (26-1) Ed Rooney
1971 AAA Benson (26-2) Dick Gray
1973 AAA Benson (26-1) Dick Gray
1974 AAA Benson (25-2) Dick Gray
1981 AAA Benson (25-1) Dick Gray
1985 AAA Wilson (22-2) Dick Beachell
1986 AAA Grant (24-1) John Stilwell
1989 AAA Wilson (25-1) Dick Beachell
1990 AAA Benson (23-4) Dick Gray
1991 4A Wilson (26-0) Dick Beachell
2000 4A Jefferson (28-0) Marshall Haskins
2008 6A Grant (22-6) Tony Broadous
2008 5A Jefferson (25-1) Marshall Haskins
2009 5A Jefferson (20-6) Pat Strickland
2010 5A Jefferson (20-6) Pat Strickland
2013 5A Jefferson (24-4) Pat Strickland
2014 5A Jefferson (26-1) Pat Strickland
2017 6A Jefferson (27-1) Pat Strickland
2018 6A Grant (25-4) Robert Key

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "PIL History". Portland Interscholastic League. Archived from the original on December 24, 2005.
  2. ^ Nick Daschel (June 27, 2014). "Portland Interscholastic League undergoes a big makeover as it prepares for moving to Class 6A". OregonLive. Retrieved March 29, 2018.
  3. ^ Jeff Smith (September 6, 2013). "Portland Interscholastic League athletic director Marshall Haskins leads charge to bring all nine schools together in Class 6A". OregonLive. Retrieved March 29, 2018.
  4. ^ "School Profiles & Enrollment Data 2017–2018" (PDF). Portland Public Schools. p. 10. Retrieved September 4, 2018.
  5. ^ "OSAA Boys Basketball Championships". Oregon School Activities Association. Archived from the original on March 29, 2018.

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