SPHL announces suspension

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (October 30, 2023) – The SPHL on Monday announced the following suspension:

Knoxville’s Justin Portillo

Knoxville’s Justin Portillo has been suspended five games under Rule 28, Supplementary Discipline, as a result of his actions in Game 10, Birmingham at Knoxville, played on Friday, October 27.

Portillo was assessed a major penalty for fighting and a game misconduct under Rule 46.2, Aggressor.

Portillo sat out Knoxville’s game against Birmingham on October 28 and will miss upcoming games against Fayetteville (November 3 and 4), Huntsville (November 9) and Pensacola (November 10).