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GENERAL
Nickname: Pioneers
Colors: Black/Red/White
Coach: Don Olmstead
League: 605
Section: Southern
Playoff Division: 12
Playoff Division Rank*: #11

RETURNERS
Returning Offensive Starters: 4
Returning Defensive Starters: 5
Starting Quarterback Returning: no
Top Running Back Returning: no
Top Receiver Returning: yes
Top Defender Returning: yes

TOP PLAYERS
Jonathan Manzo 6'5" 270 OL/DL 5.2
Malek Kangas 5'8" 200 Senior MLB/RB 4.9
John Roberts 5'11" 240 Sophomore OL/DL 5.4

STRENGTHS/WEAKNESSES
Team Strengths: Running Game, OL Size/Physicality
Team Weaknesses: Inexperience, Only Have 9 Returning Starters

RATINGS
2018 Final Power Rating: 4.1
2018 National Rank: #5474
2018 State Rank: #389
Personnel (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment*: -4
2019 Starting Power Rating*: -14.9
2019 National Rank*: #6295
2019 State Rank*: #459
Dynasty Rating (Average 2003-2018 Rating): 1
Dynasty National Rank: #8836
2019 Rating vs. Dynasty Rating Comparison*: worse by 15.9
Dynasty Record: 68-99 [69-98 on the field] (39-53 in league)

HISTORICAL
2018 Overall Record: 10-4
2018 League Record/Finish: 3-0 (1st)
2018 Points For Average: 42.9
2018 Points Against Average: 36.6
2018 Differential: +6.3
2018 Wins: #5879 Laguna Beach (48-6), #6703 El Dorado (Placentia) (46-26), #6905 Ramona (Riverside) (59-42), #7545 Rio Hondo Prep (Arcadia) (41-37), #8554 Glenn [John] (Norwalk) (42-28), #9601 Pioneer (Whittier) (46-32), #11726 Cerritos (56-26), #11864 Westminster (51-24), #12661 Bloomington (54-28), #13299 Vasquez (Acton) (52-28)
2018 Losses: #2043 Linfield Christian (Temecula) (70-32), #2042 Western (Anaheim) (72-31), #3832 Segerstrom (Santa Ana) (54-13), #8594 Kennedy [John F.] (La Palma) (40-29)
2018 Opponents W-L: 81-76
Recent League Championships: 2018
Winning Streak Entering 2019 Season: none

SCHEDULE
2019 Schedule: 8/23 Bassett (La Puente), 8/30 Kennedy [John F.] (La Palma), 9/6 at Chino, 9/13 at Westminster, 9/27 vs El Dorado (Placentia), 10/4 Segerstrom (Santa Ana), 10/10 at Western (Anaheim), 10/18 Cerritos, 10/25 Glenn [John] (Norwalk), 11/1 at Pioneer (Whittier)
Highest-Rated 2019 Regular Season Opponents*: Western (Anaheim) (14.6), Segerstrom (Santa Ana) (0), El Dorado (Placentia) (-19.3)
Lowest-Rated 2019 Regular Season Opponents*: Westminster (-52.6), Bassett (La Puente) (-41), Chino (-38.6)
2018 Regular Season Schedule Strength: -8.9 (-4.5 overall)
2019 Regular Season Schedule Strength*: -26.1
2019 vs. 2018 Schedule Strength Comparison*: -17.2
2019 Regular Season Schedule Strength State Rank*: #660
2019 Regular Season Schedule Strength National Rank*: #6608
2019 Projected Regular Season Record*: 8-2
2019 Projected League Finish*: 1st
2019 Undefeated Regular Season Probability*: less than 1%




*temporary; not finalized until August 11th






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