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GENERAL
Nickname: Bulldogs
Colors: Cardinal/Gold
Coach: Richard Lear
League: Golden
Section: Southern
Playoff Division: none

RETURNERS
Returning Offensive Starters: 5
Returning Defensive Starters: 5
2019 JV Record: 6-4
Starting Quarterback Returning: no
Top Running Back Returning: no
Top Receiver Returning: no
Top OL Returning: yes
Top Defender Returning: no

TOP PLAYERS
Joshua Clark 5'11" 185 Senior RB/SS
Esai Martinez 6'2" 290 Senior DL/OL
Dijon Green 6'1" 260 Senior OL/DL

STRENGTHS/WEAKNESSES
Team Strengths: Lines, Brotherhood
Team Weaknesses: Replacing Key Starters, Youth

RATINGS
2019 Final Power Rating: 32
2019 National Rank: #1187
2019 State Rank: #102
Personnel (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment*: -5.5
Season Scaling/Reg Season Schedule Strength Downward Rating Adjustment*: -2.1
2020 Starting Power Rating*: 15.1
2020 National Rank*: #1709
2020 State Rank*: #137
Dynasty Rating (Average 2003-2019 Rating): 17
Dynasty National Rank: #3944
2020 Rating vs. Dynasty Rating Comparison*: worse by 1.9
Dynasty Record: 97-93-1 [96-94-1 on the field] (72-41 in league)

HISTORICAL
2019 Overall Record: 12-4
2019 League Record/Finish: 6-1 (2nd)
2019 Points For Average: 42.5
2019 Points Against Average: 14.4
2019 Differential: +28.1
2019 Wins: #1721 Selma (42-29), #1989 North (Torrance) (24-12), #2912 Newport Harbor (Newport Beach) (58-17), #3053 Bonita (La Verne) (58-28), #3911 Lakewood (42-29), #5519 Quartz Hill (50-0), #6836 Antelope Valley (Lancaster) (58-0), #9317 Barstow (30-3), #10348 Knight [William J.] (Palmdale) (41-6), #12368 Littlerock (70-0), #12962 Eastside (Lancaster) (63-0), #13821 Lancaster (72-0)
2019 Losses: #495 Ripon (31-28), #1392 Serrano (Phelan) (28-6), #2072 St. Bonaventure (Ventura) (22-14), #3413 Palmdale (25-24)
2019 Opponents W-L: 102-83
Recent Section Championships: 2019 (9)
Recent League Championships: 2018, 2011 (tied for 1st)
Winning Streak Entering 2020 Season: none

SCHEDULE
2020 Regular Season Schedule Strength State Rank*: #759
2020 Regular Season Schedule Strength National Rank*: #10129
2020 Projected League Finish*: 1st
schedule not yet available; please check back later in the summer to see analysis of schedule including toughest opponents, overall schedule strength, projected W-L record, probability of an undefeated season, etc.




*temporary; not finalized until August 6th






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