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GENERAL
Nickname: Hornets
Colors: Green/White
Coach: Joe Linta
League: Evergreen
State (Plays In): Prep Schools
Playoff Division: NEPSAC B
Playoff Division Rank*: #1

RETURNERS
Returning Offensive Starters: 6
Returning Defensive Starters: 5
Starting Quarterback Returning: yes
Top Running Back Returning: no
Top Receiver Returning: yes
Top OL Returning: yes
Top Defender Returning: yes

TOP PLAYERS
Qeanu Johnson 6'0" WR/CB 4.4
Ash Wasserman 6'3" 225 LB/RB 4.62
Vlad Acosta 6'3" 315 T 5.6

COLLEGE PROSPECT LOST TO GRADUATION
Qayvier Johnson 6'3" 220 Senior Edge

STRENGTHS/WEAKNESSES
Team Strengths: Passing Game, OL
Team Weaknesses: New RB, Replacing 3 DBs

RATINGS
2023 Final Power Rating: 14.9
2023 National Rank: #2969
2023 State Rank: #19 (in CT)
General Personnel (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment*: +2.5
D1 Talent (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment*: +3.9
2024 Starting Power Rating*: -0.1
2024 National Rank*: #3193
2024 State Rank*: #20 (in CT)
5-Year Dynasty Rating (Average 2018-2023 Rating): -3
5-Year Dynasty National Rank: #6408
2024 Rating vs. 5-Year Dynasty Rating Comparison*: better by 2.9
5-Year Dynasty Record: 25-13 (15-5 in league)
Dynasty Rating (Average 2003-2023 Rating): 0.1
Dynasty National Rank: #8218
2024 Rating vs. Dynasty Rating Comparison*: worse by 0.2
Dynasty Record: 107-70 (58-46 in league)

HISTORICAL
2023 Overall Record: 9-1
2023 League Record/Finish: 7-0 (1st)
2023 Points For Average: 34.5
2023 Points Against Average: 19.4
2023 Differential: +15.1
2023 Wins: #4323 St. Paul's (Concord, NH) (26-0), #4970 Dexter Southfield (Brookline, MA) (35-34), #6293 Pingree (South Hamilton, MA) (36-23), #6441 Proctor Academy (Andover, NH) (20-19), #7011 Greenwich Country Day (Greenwich) (45-30), #7621 Worcester Academy (Worcester, MA) (32-14), #10623 St. Luke's (New Canaan) (40-12), #10894 Albany Academy for Boys (Albany, NY) (46-15), #12273 Capital Prep Harbor (Bridgeport) (43-6)
2023 Losses: #2156 Long Island Lutheran (Brookville, NY) (41-22)
2023 Opponents W-L: 44-37
Recent League Championships: 2023, 2017 (Fairchester), 2016 (Fairchester), 2015 (tied for 1st; Fairchester), 2013 (tied for 1st; Fairchester)
Winning Streak Entering 2024 Season: 9
Streak List: 9/22/23 Capital Prep Harbor (Bridgeport) (43-6), 9/30/23 St. Paul's (Concord, NH) (26-0), 10/6/23 St. Luke's (New Canaan) (40-12), 10/14/23 Albany Academy for Boys (Albany, NY) (46-15), 10/20/23 Worcester Academy (Worcester, MA) (32-14), 10/28/23 Pingree (South Hamilton, MA) (36-23), 11/3/23 Greenwich Country Day (Greenwich) (45-30), 11/10/23 Proctor Academy (Andover, NH) (20-19), 11/18/23 Dexter Southfield (Brookline, MA) (35-34)

SCHEDULE
2024 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 8th






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