Capistrano Valley (Mission Viejo, CA)       previews home


GENERAL
Nickname: Cougars
Colors: Black/Gold
Coach: Ernie Bucher
League: Sea View
Section: Southern
Playoff Division: 4
Playoff Division Rank: #5

RETURNERS
Returning Offensive Starters: 7
Returning Defensive Starters: 7
2016 JV Record: 9-1
Starting Quarterback Returning: no
Top Running Back Returning: yes
Top Receiver Returning: no
Top OL Returning: no
Top Defender Returning: yes

TOP PLAYERS
Zach Ritner 6'3" 235 DE 4.8
Nolan Reeve 6'2" 190 DE 4.7
Nathan Manning 5'11" 170 QB 4.7

COLLEGE PROSPECT LOST TO GRADUATION
Kevin Brown 6'3" 185 Senior QB

RATINGS
2016 Final Power Rating: 36.6
2016 National Rank: #998
2016 State Rank: #92
General Personnel (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment: +1.5
D1 Talent (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment: -0.6
Reg Season Schedule Strength Downward Rating Adjustment: -3.2
2017 Starting Power Rating: 37.5
2017 National Rank: #909
2017 State Rank: #88
Dynasty Rating (Average 2003-2016 Rating): 18.6
Dynasty National Rank: #2683
2017 Rating vs. Dynasty Rating Comparison: better by 18.9
Dynasty Record: 75-75-1 [74-76-1 on the field] (24-38-1 in league)

HISTORICAL
2016 Overall Record: 12-2
2016 League Record/Finish: 4-0 (1st)
2016 Points For Average: 33.6
2016 Points Against Average: 10.5
2016 Differential: +23.1
2016 Wins: #1308 King [Dr. Martin Luther] (Riverside) (20-14), #2043 Ventura (20-10), #3325 El Toro (Lake Forest) (41-7), #4107 Foothill (Santa Ana) (26-8), #4802 Trabuco Hills (Mission Viejo) (17-10), #6025 Valencia (Placentia) (34-0), #6102 Cypress (30-7), #6500 El Rancho (Pico Rivera) (59-7), #6823 Laguna Hills (40-3), #7946 Aliso Niguel (Aliso Viejo) (43-10), #9686 Esperanza (Anaheim) (52-6), #10011 Dana Hills (Dana Point) (64-13)
2016 Losses: #185 Calabasas (35-14), #709 San Juan Hills (San Juan Capistrano) (17-10)
2016 Opponents W-L: 71-87
Recent League Championships: 2016, 2012 (tied for 1st)
Winning Streak Entering 2017 Season: none

SCHEDULE
2017 Schedule: 8/25 Valencia (Placentia), 9/1 at La Mirada, 9/8 at San Juan Hills (San Juan Capistrano), 9/15 Yorba Linda, 9/22 Trabuco Hills (Mission Viejo), 9/29 vs Cypress, 10/6 Laguna Hills, 10/13 at El Toro (Lake Forest), 10/20 at Aliso Niguel (Aliso Viejo), 11/3 Dana Hills (Dana Point)
Highest-Rated 2017 Regular Season Opponents: San Juan Hills (San Juan Capistrano) (48), La Mirada (39.7), Yorba Linda (29.4)
Lowest-Rated 2017 Regular Season Opponents: Dana Hills (Dana Point) (-5.9), Laguna Hills (-4.8), Trabuco Hills (Mission Viejo) (5.9)
2016 Regular Season Schedule Strength: 6.2 (20.4 overall)
2017 Regular Season Schedule Strength: 15.5
2017 vs. 2016 Schedule Strength Comparison: +9.3
2017 Regular Season Schedule Strength State Rank: #201
2017 Regular Season Schedule Strength National Rank: #2713
2017 Projected Regular Season Record: 8-2
2017 Projected League Finish: 1st
2017 Undefeated Regular Season Probability: 3%