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GENERAL
Nickname: Warhawks
Colors: Navy/White/Gray
Coach: Rick Jackson
League: Western
Section: San Diego
Playoff Division: I
Playoff Division Rank*: #5

RETURNERS
Returning Offensive Starters: 5
Returning Defensive Starters: 3
2017 JV Record: 8-2
Starting Quarterback Returning: yes
Top Running Back Returning: yes
Top Receiver Returning: yes
Top OL Returning: no
Top Defender Returning: no

TOP PLAYERS
Kenan Christon 5'10" 185 Senior RB 4.4
Daniel Stokes 5'9" 185 Senior WR/QB 4.6
Matt Pientanza 6'0" 205 Senior LB 4.9

COLLEGE PROSPECTS LOST TO GRADUATION
Chris Fatilua 6'3" 220 Senior ILB
Demanuel Talauati 6'2" 275 Senior SDE
Cesar Nillaga 6'3" 240 Senior WDE

STRENGTHS/WEAKNESSES
Team Strengths: Skill Position Athleticism
Team Weaknesses: Very Young, Few Returning Starters

RATINGS
2017 Final Power Rating: 43.7
2017 National Rank: #505
2017 State Rank: #51
General Personnel (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment*: -1.5
D1 Talent (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment*: +2.7
Reg Season Schedule Strength Downward Rating Adjustment*: -0.6
2018 Starting Power Rating*: 44.9
2018 National Rank*: #389
2018 State Rank*: #48
Dynasty Rating (Average 2003-2017 Rating): 31.7
Dynasty National Rank: #1307
2018 Rating vs. Dynasty Rating Comparison*: better by 13.2
Dynasty Record: 134-44-1 [138-40-1 on the field] (57-12-1 in league)

HISTORICAL
2017 Overall Record: 8-3
2017 League Record/Finish: 2-2 (3rd)
2017 Points For Average: 36.2
2017 Points Against Average: 17.8
2017 Differential: +18.4
2017 Wins: #431 Steele Canyon (Spring Valley) (41-10), #702 Dixie (St. George, UT) (24-14), #1885 Cathedral (San Diego) (35-14), #2229 Lincoln [Abraham] (San Diego) (56-32), #3328 Mira Mesa (San Diego) (48-14), #3605 El Capitan (Lakeside) (47-18), #5251 Mount Miguel (Spring Valley) (48-12), #7849 Bonita Vista (Chula Vista) (56-6)
2017 Losses: #34 Helix (La Mesa) (19-11), #927 St. Augustine (San Diego) (19-10), #1843 Point Loma (San Diego) (38-22)
2017 Opponents W-L: 75-58
Recent Section/State Championships: 2016 (1), 2016 (Bowl 2-AA), 2012 (IV), 2012 (Bowl III), 2010 (IV)
Recent League Championships: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 (tied for 1st), 2010, 2009 (Central), 2008 (Central), 2007 (Central), 2005 (Central), 2004 (tied for 1st; Harbor)
Winning Streak Entering 2018 Season: none

SCHEDULE
2018 Schedule: 8/17 Rancho Bernardo (San Diego), 8/24 vs Bonita Vista (Chula Vista), 8/31 El Capitan (Lakeside), 9/7 at Palos Verdes (Palos Verdes Estates), 9/14 Vista Murrieta (Murrieta), 9/28 at Cathedral (San Diego), 10/5 Point Loma (San Diego), 10/12 St. Augustine (San Diego), 10/19 Mira Mesa (San Diego), 10/26 at Lincoln [Abraham] (San Diego)
Highest-Rated 2018 Regular Season Opponents*: Vista Murrieta (Murrieta) (49.4), St. Augustine (San Diego) (36.6), Cathedral (San Diego) (34.7)
Lowest-Rated 2018 Regular Season Opponents*: Bonita Vista (Chula Vista) (6.2), Palos Verdes (Palos Verdes Estates) (15.9), El Capitan (Lakeside) (19.5)
2017 Regular Season Schedule Strength: 22.4 (35.2 overall)
2018 Regular Season Schedule Strength*: 26.2
2018 vs. 2017 Schedule Strength Comparison*: +3.8
2018 Regular Season Schedule Strength State Rank*: #123
2018 Regular Season Schedule Strength National Rank*: #530
2018 Projected Regular Season Record*: 9-1
2018 Projected League Finish*: 1st
2018 Undefeated Regular Season Probability*: 22%




*temporary; not finalized until August 11th






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