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GENERAL
Nickname: Golden Lions
Colors: Black/Vegas Gold
Coach: Lance Ware
League: 2A Southwestern (moving from 2A/3A South Mountain)
Playoff Division: 2A
Playoff Division Rank: #1

D1 PROSPECT
Dax Hollifield 6'1" 220 Senior ILB

COLLEGE PROSPECT LOST TO GRADUATION
Jayden Borders 5'11" 170 Senior WR

RATINGS
2016 Final Power Rating: 48.3
2016 National Rank: #326
2016 State Rank: #6
D1 Talent (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment: +3
Reg Season Schedule Strength Downward Rating Adjustment: -14.5
Player Statistics-Based (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment: +7.4
2017 Starting Power Rating: 58.7
2017 National Rank: #132
2017 State Rank: #2
Dynasty Rating (Average 2003-2016 Rating): 31.7
Dynasty National Rank: #706
2017 Rating vs. Dynasty Rating Comparison: better by 27
Dynasty Record: 171-42 (77-13 in league)

HISTORICAL
2016 Overall Record: 16-0
2016 League Record/Finish: 8-0 (1st)
2016 Points For Average: 39.6
2016 Points Against Average: 9.3
2016 Differential: +30.3
2016 Wins: #567 South Point (Belmont) (24-0), #1185 Monroe (28-7), #1329 Reynolds [A. C.] (Asheville) (35-14), #1450 Northside (Jacksonville) (28-6), #2229 Huss [Hunter] (Gastonia) (48-33), #3066 Burns (Lawndale) (35-7), #3376 Crest (Shelby) (21-19), #4169 Kings Mountain (39-9), #4327 Franklin (41-0), #5231 R-S Central (Rutherfordton) (54-13), #5305 Freedom (Morganton) (27-0), #7572 East Rutherford (Forest City) (45-7), #8295 Chase (Forest City) (48-17), #8839 East Burke (Connelly Springs) (49-9), #9214 Draughn [Jimmy C.] (Valdese) (56-0), #9392 North Surry (Mount Airy) (55-7)
2016 Losses: none
2016 Opponents W-L: 120-87
Recent State Championships: 2016 (2AA), 2015, 2014, 2013, 2006 (2AA), 2005 (2AA)
Recent League Championships: 2016 (2A/3A South Mountain), 2009 (3A/2A South Mountain), 2007 (Southwestern 3A/2A), 2006 (Southwestern 3A/2A), 2004 (Midwest), 2003 (tied for 1st; Midwest)
Winning Streak Entering 2017 Season: 21
Streak List: 11/13/15 West Wilkes (Millers Creek) (62-0), 11/20/15 Carver [George Washington] (Winston-Salem) (34-9), 11/27/15 Mt. Pleasant (38-27), 12/4/15 Lincolnton (37-21), 12/12/15 Kinston (57-21), 8/19/16 Freedom (Morganton) (27-0), 8/26/16 Reynolds [A. C.] (Asheville) (35-14), 9/1/16 South Point (Belmont) (24-0), 9/9/16 R-S Central (Rutherfordton) (54-13), 9/16/16 Chase (Forest City) (48-17), 9/23/16 Kings Mountain (39-9), 9/30/16 East Burke (Connelly Springs) (49-9), 10/6/16 East Rutherford (Forest City) (45-7), 10/14/16 Burns (Lawndale) (35-7), 10/28/16 Draughn [Jimmy C.] (Valdese) (56-0), 11/4/16 Crest (Shelby) (21-19), 11/18/16 North Surry (Mount Airy) (55-7), 11/25/16 Franklin (41-0), 12/2/16 Huss [Hunter] (Gastonia) (48-33), 12/9/16 Monroe (28-7), 12/17/16 Northside (Jacksonville) (28-6)

SCHEDULE
2017 Schedule: 8/18 at Freedom (Morganton), 8/25 Reynolds [A. C.] (Asheville), 8/31 Burns (Lawndale), 9/8 Crest (Shelby), 9/15 at Kings Mountain, 9/22 at South Pointe (Rock Hill, SC), 10/6 at Chase (Forest City), 10/13 R-S Central (Rutherfordton), 10/20 at East Gaston (Mt. Holly), 10/27 East Rutherford (Forest City), 11/3 at South Point (Belmont)
Highest-Rated 2017 Regular Season Opponents: South Pointe (Rock Hill, SC) (76.5), South Point (Belmont) (51), Reynolds [A. C.] (Asheville) (40.4)
Lowest-Rated 2017 Regular Season Opponents: East Gaston (Mt. Holly) (-16.4), Chase (Forest City) (-2.9), Kings Mountain (4)
2016 Regular Season Schedule Strength: 12.4 (18 overall)
2017 Regular Season Schedule Strength: 19.2
2017 vs. 2016 Schedule Strength Comparison: +6.8
2017 Regular Season Schedule Strength State Rank: #45
2017 Regular Season Schedule Strength National Rank: #1908
2017 Projected Regular Season Record: 10-1
2017 Projected League Finish: 1st
2017 Undefeated Regular Season Probability: 3%



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