As of Thursday the other teams involved were South Charleston, Charleston Catholic, Point Pleasant, and Lincoln County. There had been three teams drop out and Osborne was still trying to track down at least one more participant.
"We will have a round robin schedule," he said.
Poca has played in four other events, winning one in Marietta, Ohio.
"We're more interested in playing games than practicing," Osborne said. "We have a lot of guys back and they are helping the new kids learn what to do."
The Dots return starters Noah Frampton, Cam Cottrill, Jacob Payne, and Matt Chandler. Frampton averaged 14 points per game and Cottrill 10.6 last year to lead Poca in scoring.
Junior Christian Buckley returns after missing all of last season with an injury. Sophomore Kaden Meeks and freshman Luke Frampton, Noah's brother, are rounding out the main playing rotation right now.
There are 10 freshmen on the current 20-player roster which may prompt Osborne to field a freshman team for the first time.
"We had a very good middle school team last year," Osborne said. "They went undefeated."
He likes what he has seen so far this summer.
"We've been real pleased," Osborne said. "They are working really hard."
And looking forward, not backward.