2015-16 Greenville Boys’ Basketball Preview

2015-16 Greenville Trojans’ Boys’ Basketball Preview
Head Coach: Mark Batt, 7th year overall (54-67)
Record: 13-11 (7-5), 3rd place in Region 2
5-Year Winning Percentage: 39.6%

Season in Review
For the first time in five years, the Trojans advanced to the post-season. Greenville won their first round matchup with Seneca, 60-55 in the Class AA District 10 tournament before falling to Fairview (49-29). The Trojans’ 13 wins was the most since 2009-10 (14-9).

2014-15 Team Stats
Scoring Offense: 47.6
Scoring Defense: 48.2

2014-15 District 10 Region 2 Standings
League Record
West Middlesex – 12-0
Reynolds – 9-3
Greenville – 7-5
Lakeview – 5-7
Wilmington – 5-7
Mercer – 4-8
Sharpsville – 0-12

Key Losses
Aaron Emmett (8.7 ppg)
Tony McCartney
Ben Reiser
Devin Zavala

Key Returnees
The team’s top two scorers return – Joe Batt (12.3 ppg) and Trent McErlane (10.6 ppg) – as Greenville will look to continue their winning ways in 2015-16. Batt made 52 three-pointers and shot 87.3% from the free throw line (48-55). McErlane connected on 45 three-point shots while shooting 89.8% from the charity stripe (44-49).”We will be relatively young,” said coach Mark Batt. “Yet, we have at least some game experience this year. (We have) a very challenging non-region schedule that should help us in region play.”

Trent McErlane (5’11/Sr)
Scott Simcoe (5’9/Sr)
Anthony Detullio (6’4/Jr)
Tyler Kincaid (6’3/Jr)
Ethan Reiser (5’8/Jr)
Joe Batt (6’2/So)
Mike Blaney (6’2/So)
Trap Wentling (5’7/So)

2015-16 Schedule
Dec. 8 – Commodore Perry, 7:30
Dec. 9 – Slippery Rock, 7:30
Dec. 11 – at Sharpsville, 7:30
Dec. 14 – Fairview, 7:30
Dec. 18 – at Mercer, 7:30
Dec. 21 – at Erie First Christian Academy, 7:30
Dec. 22 – West Middlesex, 7:30
Dec. 29 – Hickory Christmas Tournament, TBA
Dec. 30 – Hickory Christmas Tournament, TBA
Jan. 5 – Farrell, 7:30
Jan. 7 – Wilmington, 7:30
Jan. 9 – at North East, 2:30
Jan. 12 – Lakeview, 7:30
Jan. 16 – Kennedy Catholic, 7:30
Jan. 19 – at Reynolds, 7:30
Jan. 22 – Sharpsville, 7:30
Jan. 27 – at West Middlesex, 7:30
Jan. 29 – Mercer, 7:30
Feb. 2 – at Wilmington, 7:30
Feb. 5 – at Lakeview, 7:30
Feb. 9 – Conneaut, 7:30
Feb. 12 – Reynolds, 7:30

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