El Diamante (Visalia, CA)       previews home


GENERAL
Nickname: Miners
Colors: Green/Blue
Coach: Mark Rogers
League: West Yosemite
Section: Central
Playoff Division: 2
Playoff Division Rank: #6

RETURNERS
Returning Offensive Starters: 4
Returning Defensive Starters: 6
2017 JV Record: 6-4
Starting Quarterback Returning: yes
Top Running Back Returning: no
Top Receiver Returning: yes
Top OL Returning: no
Top Defender Returning: yes

TOP PLAYERS
Hudson Walker 6'5" 185 Junior DE
Jacob Garbani 6'0" 200 MLB
Jayvon Hightower 6'2" 180 Junior WR

STRENGTHS/WEAKNESSES
Team Strengths: Defense
Team Weaknesses: Offensive Depth

RATINGS
2017 Final Power Rating: 20.1
2017 National Rank: #2803
2017 State Rank: #221
Personnel (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment: +0.5
2018 Starting Power Rating: 5
2018 National Rank: #2741
2018 State Rank: #223
Dynasty Rating (Average 2003-2017 Rating): 24.4
Dynasty National Rank: #2467
2018 Rating vs. Dynasty Rating Comparison: worse by 19.4
Dynasty Record: 110-59 (60-24 in league)

HISTORICAL
2017 Overall Record: 8-4
2017 League Record/Finish: 6-0 (1st)
2017 Points For Average: 23.7
2017 Points Against Average: 19.8
2017 Differential: +3.9
2017 Wins: #1965 Golden West (Visalia) (23-20), #4449 Lemoore (34-17), #4700 Redwood (Visalia) (17-7), #4700 Redwood (Visalia) (16-7), #5343 Monache (Porterville) (30-13), #6227 Mt. Whitney (Visalia) (38-16), #7170 Hanford (28-12), #9583 Hanford West (Hanford) (54-13)
2017 Losses: #379 Tulare Union (Tulare) (48-7), #1461 Tulare Western (Tulare) (28-0), #1748 Dinuba (24-7), #1748 Dinuba (33-30)
2017 Opponents W-L: 86-59
Recent Section Championships: 2013 (II), 2007 (II)
Recent League Championships: 2017, 2013, 2012 (tied for 1st), 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2005
Winning Streak Entering 2018 Season: none

SCHEDULE
2018 Schedule: 8/17 vs Tulare Western (Tulare), 8/23 at Tulare Union (Tulare), 8/31 vs Paso Robles, 9/7 at Dinuba, 9/21 at Upland, 9/28 at Hanford, 10/5 at Lemoore, 10/12 vs Mt. Whitney (Visalia), 10/19 vs Redwood (Visalia), 10/26 at Golden West (Visalia)
Highest-Rated 2018 Regular Season Opponents: Upland (66.4), Tulare Union (Tulare) (41), Tulare Western (Tulare) (18.1)
Lowest-Rated 2018 Regular Season Opponents: Redwood (Visalia) (-14.1), Hanford (-12.1), Mt. Whitney (Visalia) (-4.2)
2017 Regular Season Schedule Strength: 17.2 (20.2 overall)
2018 Regular Season Schedule Strength: 11
2018 vs. 2017 Schedule Strength Comparison: -6.2
2018 Regular Season Schedule Strength State Rank: #109
2018 Regular Season Schedule Strength National Rank: #803
2018 Projected Regular Season Record: 5-5
2018 Projected League Finish: 1st
2018 Undefeated Regular Season Probability: less than 1%