Garces (Bakersfield, CA)       previews home


GENERAL
Nickname: Rams
Colors: Green/White
Coach: A.J. Gass
League: Southwest Yosemite
Section: Central
Playoff Division: 2
Playoff Division Rank: #5

RETURNERS
Returning Offensive Starters: 6
Returning Defensive Starters: 9
2017 JV Record: 3-7
Starting Quarterback Returning: yes
Top Running Back Returning: no
Top Receiver Returning: no
Top OL Returning: yes
Top Defender Returning: no

TOP PLAYERS
Emmanuel Castro 6'1" 280 Senior OL
Nick Sill 6'0" 180 Senior DB
Isaac Jimenez 5'11" 210 Senior DE

STRENGTHS/WEAKNESSES
Team Strengths: Strength, Physicality, Solid Senior Leadership
Team Weaknesses: Depth

RATINGS
2017 Final Power Rating: 20.5
2017 National Rank: #2746
2017 State Rank: #217
Personnel (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment: +3.5
2018 Starting Power Rating: 8.4
2018 National Rank: #2257
2018 State Rank: #184
Dynasty Rating (Average 2003-2017 Rating): 26.1
Dynasty National Rank: #2151
2018 Rating vs. Dynasty Rating Comparison: worse by 17.7
Dynasty Record: 105-73-1 (47-30 in league)

HISTORICAL
2017 Overall Record: 5-7
2017 League Record/Finish: 4-1 (2nd)
2017 Points For Average: 21
2017 Points Against Average: 29.3
2017 Differential: -8.3
2017 Wins: #983 Bakersfield (20-18), #3421 Frontier (Bakersfield) (17-7), #3421 Frontier (Bakersfield) (30-22), #4757 Centennial (Bakersfield) (28-21), #5850 Stockdale (Bakersfield) (34-6)
2017 Losses: #3 St. John Bosco (Bellflower) (63-0), #379 Tulare Union (Tulare) (42-12), #1204 San Joaquin Memorial (Fresno) (49-42), #1626 Liberty (Bakersfield) (45-13), #1661 Edison (Fresno) (27-15), #2711 Bakersfield Christian (Bakersfield) (23-14), #4356 Tehachapi (28-27)
2017 Opponents W-L: 89-55
Recent Section Championships: 2012 (II), 2006 (III)
Recent League Championships: 2013 (Southeast Yosemite), 2012 (Southeast Yosemite), 2011 (Southeast Yosemite), 2010 (Southeast Yosemite)
Winning Streak Entering 2018 Season: none

SCHEDULE
2018 Schedule: 8/17 Bakersfield Christian (Bakersfield), 8/24 St. John Bosco (Bellflower), 8/31 at St. Joseph (Santa Maria), 9/8 San Joaquin Memorial (Fresno), 9/14 Tehachapi, 9/28 Frontier (Bakersfield), 10/5 at Bakersfield, 10/12 Centennial (Bakersfield), 10/19 at Liberty (Bakersfield), 10/26 at Stockdale (Bakersfield)
Highest-Rated 2018 Regular Season Opponents: St. John Bosco (Bellflower) (123.7), San Joaquin Memorial (Fresno) (36.2), Bakersfield (33.2)
Lowest-Rated 2018 Regular Season Opponents: Stockdale (Bakersfield) (-20.8), Centennial (Bakersfield) (-14.2), Tehachapi (-8.4)
2017 Regular Season Schedule Strength: 28.1 (32.5 overall)
2018 Regular Season Schedule Strength: 18
2018 vs. 2017 Schedule Strength Comparison: -10.1
2018 Regular Season Schedule Strength State Rank: #56
2018 Regular Season Schedule Strength National Rank: #315
2018 Projected Regular Season Record: 5-5
2018 Projected League Finish: 3rd
2018 Undefeated Regular Season Probability: less than 1%