Philadelphia High School Basketball
Public League Winners, Year by Year

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YR. SCHOOL COACH LEAG. OVER.
'01 Central
'02 Central
'03 Central
'04 Central
'05 Central
'06 Northeast
'07 Central
'08 Central
'09 Central
'10 Central
'11 Central
'12 Northeast
'13 Central
'14 Southern
'15 Northeast
'16 Central
'17 Southern Mike Saxe/Ker
'18 Northeast Oscar Gerney
'19 West Phila. Warren Weiler
'20 Southern Dr. Richard Ker
'21 West Phila. Warren Weiler
'22 Southern Grover Mueller
'23 West Phila. Warren Weiler
'24 West Phila. Warren Weiler 10-0
'25 Southern Grover Mueller 10-0
'26 Southern Grover Mueller 8-2
'27 Northeast Jim Thornton 9-1
'28 West Phila. Ben Stackowski 5-1
'29 Northeast Jim Thornton 11-1
'30 Southern Ziddie Trautwein 11-3
'31 Overbrook Warren Weiler 7-1
'32 Central Reds Lewis 8-0
'33 Southern Ziddie Trautwein 6-0
'34 Gratz Jim Thornton 7-1
Overbrook Warren Weiler 7-1
West Phila. Ben Stackowski 7-1
'35 Overbrook Warren Weiler 7-1
'36 Southern Ziddie Trautwein 9-0
'37 Southern Ziddie Trautwein 9-0
'38 Southern Ziddie Trautwein 8-1
'39 Gratz George Shegog 8-1
'40 Southern Dr. Richard Ker 9-1
'41 West Phila. Ben Stackowski 10-1
'42 West Phila. Ben Stackowski 10-1
'43 West Phila. Ben Stackowski 10-1
'44 Bartram Menchy Goldblatt 11-0
'45 Southern Dave Dabrow 10-1
'46 Southern Dave Dabrow 12-2
'47 Bartram Menchy Goldblatt 13-1
'48 Overbrook Warren Weiler 13-1
'49 Overbrook Sam Cozen 11-3
'50 Overbrook Sam Cozen 13-1 18-4
'51 West Phila. Doug Connelly 13-2 17-4
'52 Franklin Bill Nelson 6-3 11-8
'53 Overbrook Sam Cozen 11-1 21-2
'54 Overbrook Cecil Mosenson 12-0 20-0
'55 Overbrook Cecil Mosenson 12-0 18-1
'56 West Phila. Doug Connelly 12-0 17-1
'57 Overbrook Paul Ward 11-1 20-1
'58 Overbrook Paul Ward 13-0 22-0
'59 Overbrook Paul Ward 16-0 23-1
'60 West Phila. Doug Connelly 16-0 24-1
'61 Bartram Tony Coma 11-1 19-4
'62 West Phila. Doug Connelly 9-3 20-3
'63 West Phila. Doug Connelly 10-2 23-2
'64 Germantown Bill Nelson 11-2 18-3
'65 Lincoln Harry Silcox 14-0 26-1
'66 Edison Ed D'Andrea 12-2 19-4
'67 Overbrook Paul Ward 14-0 21-2
'68 West Phila. Doug Connelly 13-1 19-3
'69 Edison Ed D'Andrea 13-1 19-3
'70 Overbrook Paul Ward 13-1 22-2
'71 Overbrook Paul Ward 10-2 20-4
'72 Bartram Jack Farrell 11-3 18-6
'73 *Gratz Lionel Hoye (PL) 1-1
Tee Shields (HL) 8-2 17-4
'74 West Phila. Joe Goldenberg 10-3 17-5
'75 West Phila. Joe Goldenberg 14-0 25-0
'76 West Phila. Joe Goldenberg 13-0 24-2
'77 West Phila. Joe Goldenberg 14-0 30-0
'78 West Phila. Joe Goldenberg 14-1 33-1
'79 Overbrook Max Levin 14-1 34-1
'80 Overbrook Max Levin 14-0 34-0
'81 Franklin Ken Hamilton 16-0 27-2
'82 Mastbaum Bones Schneider 13-0 27-1
'83 Overbrook Max Levin 6-2 21-5
'84 Franklin Ken Hamilton 13-0 27-1
'85 Dobbins Rich Yankowitz 13-0 28-2
'86 Southern Mitch Schneider 13-0 25-1
'87 Southern Mitch Schneider 13-0 25-1
'88 Frankford Vince Miller 13-0 24-1
'89 Frankford Vince Miller 13-0 25-1
'90 Gratz Bill Ellerbee 13-0 26-4
'91 Gratz Bill Ellerbee 10-0 27-1
'92 Franklin LC Pete Merlino 11-0 24-2
'93 Gratz Bill Ellerbee 11-0 31-0
'94 #Gratz Bill Ellerbee 11-0 27-3
'95 Univ. City Steve Kane 11-0 22-2
'96 Edison Howard Ratinoff 14-1 21-3
'97 Gratz Bill Ellerbee 16-0 24-5
'98 Franklin Ken Hamilton 11-2 17-6
'99 Franklin Ken Hamilton 12-1 23-2
'00 Straw. Mansion Gerald Hendricks 13-0 24-3
'01 Gratz Bill Ellerbee 15-0 24-3
'02 Straw. Mansion Gerald Hendricks 13-0 24-4
'03 Bartram Lou Biester 12-1 24-4
'04 Gratz Leonard Poole 13-0 25-3
'05 Central Haviland Harper 14-0 26-3
'06 Gratz Leonard Poole 14-0 24-5
'07 Prep Charter Dan Brinkley 10-0 27-4
'08 Comm. Tech Lou Biester 14-1 28-4
'09 Imhotep Charter Andre Noble 14-0 32-1
'10 Imhotep Charter Andre Noble 14-2 25-6
'11 Imhotep Charter Andre Noble 11-0 31-3
'12 Constitution Rob Moore 8-3 23-9
'13 Imhotep Andre Noble 9-2 28-5
'14 King Sean Colson 7-3 24-6
'15 Imhotep Andre Noble 6-4 22-10
*-Sonny Hill Winter League replaced PL after teachers struck
#-FLC forfeited title for using ineligible players.

MOST TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS

NO.

SCHOOL

20 *West Phila.
18 *Overbrook
16 Southern
14 Central
11 *Gratz
* -- shared title in 1934.

MOST COACHING CHAMPIONSHIPS

(Since 1917)

NO.

NAME

8 Warren Weiler (*West/Overbrook; four apiece)
6 Doug Connelly (West Phila.)
6 Paul Ward (Overbrook)
6 Bill Ellerbee (Gratz)
* -- shared title in 1934