Salpointe Catholic (Tucson, AZ)       previews home


GENERAL
Nickname: Lancers
Colors: Maroon/Gold
Coach: Dennis Bene
League: II Section V
Playoff Division: II
Playoff Division Rank: #1

RETURNERS
Returning Offensive Starters: 3
Returning Defensive Starters: 4
2013 JV Record: 7-2
Starting Quarterback Returning: no
Top Running Back Returning: no
Top Receiver Returning: no
Top OL Returning: yes
Top Defender Returning: yes

TOP PLAYERS
Taylor Powell 6'0" 220 Senior MLB 4.60 [Nevada]
Jaylyn Juan 6'3" 230 Senior OLB 4.70
Jake Ksiazek 6'2" 230 Junior OLB 4.60

D1 PLAYERS LOST TO GRADUATION
Cameron Denson 6'1" 170 Senior WR [Arizona]
Kaelin Deboskie 5'9" 165 Senior WR 4.40 [Arizona]
Breeon Auzenne 6'5" 300 Senior OL
Jay Williams 5'10" 180 Senior S [Brown]
Austin Weaver 6'3" 245 Senior DE [Army]
Andy Cota 6'1" 175 Senior QB [Mesa State]
Brandt Davidson 6'3" 255 Senior DE
Jake Casteel 5'11" 200 Senior OLB [Northern Arizona]
Kevin Hamlett 6'0" 190 Senior S

STRENGTHS/WEAKNESSES
Team Strengths: Defensive Front, OL
Team Weaknesses: WR

RATINGS
2013 Final Power Rating: 67.3
2013 National Rank: #30
2013 State Rank: #2
General Personnel (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment: -6.5
D1 Talent (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment: -4
Reg Season Schedule Strength Downward Rating Adjustment: -2.6
2014 Starting Power Rating: 54.2
2014 National Rank: #143
2014 State Rank: #4
Dynasty Rating (Average 2003-2013 Rating): 34.5
Dynasty National Rank: #427
2014 Rating vs. Dynasty Rating Comparison: better by 22.3
Dynasty Record: 106-26 (57-2 in league)

HISTORICAL
2013 Overall Record: 14-0
2013 League Record/Finish: 5-0 (1st)
2013 Points For Average: 49.8
2013 Points Against Average: 7.2
2013 Differential: +42.6
2013 Wins: #210 Chaparral (Scottsdale) (46-20), #534 Crespi (Encino, CA) (47-7), #824 Liberty (Peoria) (45-14), #853 Deer Valley (Glendale) (55-7), #881 Marcos de Niza (Tempe) (40-7), #1549 Liberty (Henderson, NV) (48-7), #2173 Sabino (Tucson) (49-7), #2357 Mountain View (Tucson) (56-9), #2468 Ironwood Ridge (Tucson) (48-9), #2536 Tucson (49-7), #4744 Sunnyside (Tucson) (46-0), #6846 Cibola (Yuma) (54-7), #9565 Vista Grande (Casa Grande) (51-0), #12924 Rincon (Tucson) (63-0)
2013 Losses: none
2013 Opponents W-L: 93-69
Recent State Championships: 2013
Recent League Championships: 2013, 2012 (II Section II), 2011 (II Section II), 2010 (5A Southern), 2009 (5A Southern), 2008 (5A Southern A), 2007 (5A Southern A), 2005 (5A Southern), 2004 (tied for 1st; 5A Southern), 2003 (5A Southern)
Winning Streak Entering 2014 Season: 16
Streak List: 8/24/13 Liberty (Henderson, NV) (48-7), 8/30/13 Sabino (Tucson) (49-7), 9/7/13 Crespi (Encino, CA) (47-7), 9/12/13 Sunnyside (Tucson) (46-0), 9/27/13 Marcos de Niza (Tempe) (40-7), 10/4/13 Mountain View (Tucson) (56-9), 10/11/13 Rincon (Tucson) (63-0), 10/18/13 Vista Grande (Casa Grande) (51-0), 10/25/13 Ironwood Ridge (Tucson) (48-9), 11/1/13 Tucson (49-7), 11/8/13 Cibola (Yuma) (54-7), 11/15/13 Liberty (Peoria) (45-14), 11/25/13 Deer Valley (Glendale) (55-7), 11/29/13 Chaparral (Scottsdale) (46-20), 8/22/14 Buena (Sierra Vista) (48-9), 8/29/14 Sabino (Tucson) (30-21)

SCHEDULE
2014 Schedule: 8/22 Buena (Sierra Vista), 8/29 at Sabino (Tucson), 9/12 at Sunnyside (Tucson), 9/19 at Campo Verde (Gilbert), 9/26 at Marcos de Niza (Tempe), 10/2 Mountain View (Tucson), 10/10 Rincon (Tucson), 10/17 at Vista Grande (Casa Grande), 10/24 Ironwood Ridge (Tucson), 10/31 at Tucson
Highest-Rated 2014 Regular Season Opponents: Ironwood Ridge (Tucson) (31.3), Marcos de Niza (Tempe) (29.9), Campo Verde (Gilbert) (27.7)
Lowest-Rated 2014 Regular Season Opponents: Rincon (Tucson) (-26.6), Vista Grande (Casa Grande) (-8.6), Buena (Sierra Vista) (18.6)
2013 Regular Season Schedule Strength: 19.3 (27.3 overall)
2014 Regular Season Schedule Strength: 16.2
2014 vs. 2013 Schedule Strength Comparison: -3.1
2014 Regular Season Schedule Strength State Rank: #45
2014 Regular Season Schedule Strength National Rank: #2757
2014 Projected Regular Season Record: 10-0
2014 Projected League Finish: 1st
2014 Undefeated Regular Season Probability: 90%