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GENERAL
Nickname: Pioneers
Colors: Maroon/Gold
Coach: Weston Schartz
League: Greater Wichita City
Playoff Division: 6A
Playoff Division Rank: #18

RETURNERS
Returning Offensive Starters: 6
Returning Defensive Starters: 6
2017 JV Record: 5-3
Starting Quarterback Returning: yes
Top Running Back Returning: yes
Top Receiver Returning: no
Top OL Returning: no
Top Defender Returning: yes

TOP PLAYERS
Shukur Johnson 5'9" 175 TB 4.55
Deshawn Nichols 6'2" 285 Senior T 5.65
Zion Parks 5'10" 190 Senior QB 4.66

STRENGTHS/WEAKNESSES
Team Strengths: Speed
Team Weaknesses: Depth

RATINGS
2017 Final Power Rating: 6
2017 National Rank: #5510
2017 State Rank: #85
Personnel (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment: +3.5
2018 Starting Power Rating: -6
2018 National Rank: #4695
2018 State Rank: #73
Dynasty Rating (Average 2003-2017 Rating): 4.7
Dynasty National Rank: #7961
2018 Rating vs. Dynasty Rating Comparison: worse by 10.7
Dynasty Record: 38-100 [40-98 on the field] (30-71 in league)

HISTORICAL
2017 Overall Record: 5-4
2017 League Record/Finish: 4-2 (tied for 3rd)
2017 Points For Average: 27
2017 Points Against Average: 21.3
2017 Differential: +5.7
2017 Wins: #6725 Dodge City (21-15), #6833 East (Wichita) (16-0), #9804 South (Wichita) (43-0), #10091 Southeast (Wichita) (49-8), #12001 North (Wichita) (47-0)
2017 Losses: #283 Bishop Carroll (Wichita) (45-14), #736 Northwest (Wichita) (54-14), #3991 Great Bend (42-18), #4487 Junction City (28-21)
2017 Opponents W-L: 40-48
Winning Streak Entering 2018 Season: none

SCHEDULE
2018 Schedule: 8/31 Hutchinson, 9/7 at Kapaun Mt. Carmel (Wichita), 9/14 Bishop Carroll (Wichita), 9/20 Northwest (Wichita), 9/28 at Dodge City, 10/5 at North (Wichita), 10/12 South (Wichita), 10/19 at East (Wichita)
Highest-Rated 2018 Regular Season Opponents: Bishop Carroll (Wichita) (28.5), Northwest (Wichita) (21.4), Kapaun Mt. Carmel (Wichita) (9.3)
Lowest-Rated 2018 Regular Season Opponents: North (Wichita) (-42.9), East (Wichita) (-27.6), South (Wichita) (-21)
2017 Regular Season Schedule Strength: 1.8 (11.3 overall)
2018 Regular Season Schedule Strength: -3.9
2018 vs. 2017 Schedule Strength Comparison: -5.7
2018 Regular Season Schedule Strength State Rank: #48
2018 Regular Season Schedule Strength National Rank: #3394
2018 Projected Regular Season Record: 4-4
2018 Projected League Finish: 5th
2018 Undefeated Regular Season Probability: less than 1%