Cactus Shadows (Cave Creek, AZ)       previews home


GENERAL
Nickname: Falcons
Colors: Navy/Gray
Coach: Mike Hudnutt
League: 4A Skyline
Playoff Division: 4A
Playoff Division Rank: #7

RATINGS
2016 Final Power Rating: 24.9
2016 National Rank: #2360
2016 State Rank: #41
Player Statistics-Based (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment: +4.2
Reg Season Schedule Strength Downward Rating Adjustment: -1.1
2017 Starting Power Rating: 29.1
2017 National Rank: #1734
2017 State Rank: #28
Dynasty Rating (Average 2003-2016 Rating): 10.6
Dynasty National Rank: #4776
2017 Rating vs. Dynasty Rating Comparison: better by 18.5
Dynasty Record: 75-74 (28-38 in league)

HISTORICAL
2016 Overall Record: 6-5
2016 League Record/Finish: 2-2 (3rd)
2016 Points For Average: 28.1
2016 Points Against Average: 21.1
2016 Differential: +7
2016 Wins: #3759 Mingus (Cottonwood) (13-6), #5305 Thunderbird (Phoenix) (63-21), #5612 Prescott (23-3), #5725 Shadow Mountain (Phoenix) (49-14), #6528 Moon Valley (Phoenix) (42-6), #6732 Seton Catholic (Chandler) (33-9)
2016 Losses: #32 Saguaro (Scottsdale) (49-13), #509 Catalina Foothills (Tucson) (35-31), #1725 Marcos de Niza (Tempe) (34-21), #1819 Cactus (Glendale) (41-21), #3156 St. Mary's (Phoenix) (14-0)
2016 Opponents W-L: 74-50
Recent State Championships: 2006 (4A-II)
Recent League Championships: 2009 (4A Desert Sky), 2006 (4A Wells Fargo 2)
Winning Streak Entering 2017 Season: none

SCHEDULE
2017 Schedule: 8/25 Seton Catholic (Chandler), 9/1 at Mingus (Cottonwood), 9/8 Prescott, 9/15 at Cactus (Glendale), 9/22 Moon Valley (Phoenix), 9/28 at Shadow Mountain (Phoenix), 10/6 Marcos de Niza (Tempe), 10/13 at St. Mary's (Phoenix), 10/20 Thunderbird (Phoenix), 10/27 at Saguaro (Scottsdale)
Highest-Rated 2017 Regular Season Opponents: Saguaro (Scottsdale) (66.5), Cactus (Glendale) (30.2), Marcos de Niza (Tempe) (19.4)
Lowest-Rated 2017 Regular Season Opponents: Shadow Mountain (Phoenix) (-2.4), Seton Catholic (Chandler) (1.2), Moon Valley (Phoenix) (2.2)
2016 Regular Season Schedule Strength: 22 (25.7 overall)
2017 Regular Season Schedule Strength: 16.1
2017 vs. 2016 Schedule Strength Comparison: -5.9
2017 Regular Season Schedule Strength State Rank: #45
2017 Regular Season Schedule Strength National Rank: #2562
2017 Projected Regular Season Record: 8-2
2017 Projected League Finish: 2nd
2017 Undefeated Regular Season Probability: less than 1%



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