Big Valley Christian (Modesto, CA)       previews home


GENERAL
Nickname: Lions
Colors: Navy/Gold
Coach: Brian Berkefeld
League: Central California AA
Section: Sac-Joaquin
Playoff Division: VII
Playoff Division Rank: #4

RETURNERS
Returning Offensive Starters: 6
Returning Defensive Starters: 5
2016 JV Record: 5-5
Starting Quarterback Returning: no
Top Running Back Returning: no
Top Receiver Returning: yes
Top OL Returning: yes
Top Defender Returning: yes

TOP PLAYERS
Finn Bamrud 6'2" 235 Senior OL/DL
J.T. Thompson 6'2" 175 Senior WR
Cooper Wilson 5'10" 205 Junior FB/MLB

STRENGTHS/WEAKNESSES
Team Strengths: Line Depth, TB/FB Depth
Team Weaknesses: Young, Inexperienced

RATINGS
2016 Final Power Rating: -31.5
2016 National Rank: #13094
2016 State Rank: #935
Personnel (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment: -1.5
Reg Season Schedule Strength Downward Rating Adjustment: -1.1
2017 Starting Power Rating: -33
2017 National Rank: #13124
2017 State Rank: #932
Dynasty Rating (Average 2003-2016 Rating): -34.5
Dynasty National Rank: #14453
2017 Rating vs. Dynasty Rating Comparison: better by 1.5
Dynasty Record: 63-74 (31-35 in league)

HISTORICAL
2016 Overall Record: 6-4
2016 League Record/Finish: 3-2 (tied for 3rd)
2016 Points For Average: 24
2016 Points Against Average: 24.4
2016 Differential: -0.4
2016 Wins: Fresno Christian (Fresno) (20-14), #11383 Stone Ridge Christian (Merced) (28-21), #13698 Riverbank (25-14), #14437 Turlock Christian (Turlock) (59-0), #14473 Sierra Ridge/Rite of Passage (San Andreas) (34-0), #14575 Valley Christian (Roseville) (42-6)
2016 Losses: #8769 Delhi (60-12), #9119 Brookside Christian (Stockton) (68-14), #10812 Harker (San Jose) (41-0), #13128 Millennium (Tracy) (20-6)
2016 Opponents W-L: 43-50
Recent League Championships: 2008 (Harvest Christian)
Winning Streak Entering 2017 Season: 2
Streak List: 10/28/16 Riverbank (25-14), 11/4/16 Stone Ridge Christian (Merced) (28-21)

SCHEDULE
2017 Schedule: 9/1 Valley Christian (Roseville), 9/8 at Fresno Christian (Fresno), 9/15 Johnson [Hiram] (Sacramento), 9/22 Millennium (Tracy), 9/29 at Sierra Ridge/Rite of Passage (San Andreas), 10/6 at Turlock Christian (Turlock), 10/13 Delta Charter (Tracy), 10/20 Brookside Christian (Stockton), 10/27 at Riverbank, 11/3 vs Stone Ridge Christian (Merced)
Highest-Rated 2017 Regular Season Opponents: Brookside Christian (Stockton) (1.3), Stone Ridge Christian (Merced) (-10.3), Johnson [Hiram] (Sacramento) (-36.5)
Lowest-Rated 2017 Regular Season Opponents: Valley Christian (Roseville) (-65), Sierra Ridge/Rite of Passage (San Andreas) (-58.6), Turlock Christian (Turlock) (-47.2)
2016 Regular Season Schedule Strength: -31.7
2017 Regular Season Schedule Strength: -29.3
2017 vs. 2016 Schedule Strength Comparison: +2.4
2017 Regular Season Schedule Strength State Rank: #1017
2017 Regular Season Schedule Strength National Rank: #13716
2017 Projected Regular Season Record: 5-5
2017 Projected League Finish: 3rd
2017 Undefeated Regular Season Probability: less than 1%