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GENERAL
Nickname: Gauchos
Colors: Forest Green/Gold
Coach: Trent Herzog
League: North Bay
Section: North Coast
Playoff Division: 2
Playoff Division Rank: #11

RETURNERS
Returning Offensive Starters: 5
Returning Defensive Starters: 5
2016 JV Record: 2-8
Starting Quarterback Returning: no
Top Running Back Returning: yes
Top Receiver Returning: no
Top OL Returning: no
Top Defender Returning: yes

TOP PLAYERS
Kenneth Fitzgerald 6'1" 235 Senior RB/LB 4.6
Jack Leonetti 6'1" 195 Senior RB/SS 4.5
Braedon Chadwick 6'2" 250 Junior OL/DT 5.0

COLLEGE PROSPECT LOST TO GRADUATION
Dylan Korte 6'8" 305 Senior OLB

STRENGTHS/WEAKNESSES
Team Strengths: Speed, Size, Athletic Ability
Team Weaknesses: Line Experience, Starting QB Experience, Graduated Key Special Teams Players

RATINGS
2016 Final Power Rating: 6.8
2016 National Rank: #5823
2016 State Rank: #419
General Personnel (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment: -2.5
D1 Talent (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment: -0.4
Reg Season Schedule Strength Downward Rating Adjustment: -0.8
2017 Starting Power Rating: 3.9
2017 National Rank: #6372
2017 State Rank: #436
Dynasty Rating (Average 2003-2016 Rating): 24
Dynasty National Rank: #1670
2017 Rating vs. Dynasty Rating Comparison: worse by 20.1
Dynasty Record: 120-50-2 (71-18 in league)

HISTORICAL
2016 Overall Record: 4-7
2016 League Record/Finish: 3-4 (5th)
2016 Points For Average: 18.5
2016 Points Against Average: 35.5
2016 Differential: -17
2016 Wins: #4393 Santa Rosa (34-33), #5439 San Marin (Novato) (24-22), #5746 Carrillo [Maria] (Santa Rosa) (36-33), #7820 Montgomery (Santa Rosa) (25-24)
2016 Losses: #731 Cardinal Newman (Santa Rosa) (42-7), #1746 Napa (36-0), #1836 Rancho Cotate (Rohnert Park) (41-9), #2383 Windsor (48-14), #3284 St. Bernard's (Eureka) (42-28), #3356 Redwood (Larkspur) (56-14), #3648 Ukiah (14-13)
2016 Opponents W-L: 87-47
Recent League Championships: 2013, 2010 (Sonoma County), 2008 (Sonoma County), 2007 (tied for 1st; Sonoma County), 2006 (Sonoma County), 2005 (tied for 1st; Sonoma County), 2004 (Sonoma County), 2003 (Sonoma County)
Winning Streak Entering 2017 Season: none

SCHEDULE
2017 Schedule: 9/2 at St. Bernard's (Eureka), 9/8 San Marin (Novato), 9/16 Petaluma, 9/22 at Cardinal Newman (Santa Rosa), 9/29 Rancho Cotate (Rohnert Park), 10/6 Ukiah, 10/13 at Carrillo [Maria] (Santa Rosa), 10/20 Montgomery (Santa Rosa), 10/27 Windsor, 11/3 at Santa Rosa
Highest-Rated 2017 Regular Season Opponents: Cardinal Newman (Santa Rosa) (39.9), Rancho Cotate (Rohnert Park) (37.8), Windsor (17.1)
Lowest-Rated 2017 Regular Season Opponents: Montgomery (Santa Rosa) (-11.5), Petaluma (1.5), Santa Rosa (4)
2016 Regular Season Schedule Strength: 17.6 (20.6 overall)
2017 Regular Season Schedule Strength: 12.2
2017 vs. 2016 Schedule Strength Comparison: -5.4
2017 Regular Season Schedule Strength State Rank: #262
2017 Regular Season Schedule Strength National Rank: #3599
2017 Projected Regular Season Record: 3-7
2017 Projected League Finish: 7th
2017 Undefeated Regular Season Probability: less than 1%