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GENERAL
Nickname: Wildcats
Coach: Anthony Gonzales
League: 5A District 2 (moving from 4A District 4/6)
Playoff Division: 5A
Playoff Division Rank*: #3

RATINGS
2023 Final Power Rating: 12
2023 National Rank: #3404
2023 State Rank: #5
Roster-Based (Players Back/Lost) Rough Rating Adjustment*: +2.8
2024 Starting Power Rating*: 0.4
2024 National Rank*: #3098
2024 State Rank*: #7
5-Year Dynasty Rating (Average 2018-2023 Rating): 2.3
5-Year Dynasty National Rank: #5138
2024 Rating vs. 5-Year Dynasty Rating Comparison*: worse by 1.9
5-Year Dynasty Record: 36-19 (13-1 in league)
Dynasty Rating (Average 2003-2023 Rating): 4.6
Dynasty National Rank: #6891
2024 Rating vs. Dynasty Rating Comparison*: worse by 4.2
Dynasty Record: 134-109 (39-19 in league)

HISTORICAL
2023 Overall Record: 10-3
2023 League Record/Finish: 3-0 (1st)
2023 Points For Average: 39.2
2023 Points Against Average: 29.5
2023 Differential: +9.7
2023 Wins: #4469 Hobbs (26-23), #5127 Portales (29-21), #5127 Portales (57-21), #5741 Denver City (TX) (51-48), #6882 Silver (Silver City) (45-26), #8288 Bernalillo (47-26), #10069 Albuquerque Academy (Albuquerque) (43-26), #10350 Espanola Valley (Espanola) (52-0), #10978 Santa Fe (62-20), #12778 Santa Teresa (58-7)
2023 Losses: #1177 Artesia (44-0), #1626 Roswell (45-18), #1909 Seminole (TX) (76-21)
2023 Opponents W-L: 103-52
Recent State Championships: 2023 (4A), 2021 (4A), 2011 (3A), 2010 (3A), 2009 (3A), 2004 (AAA)
Recent League Championships: 2023 (4A District 4/6), 2022 (4A District 4/6), 2021 (4A District 3/4), 2020 (4A District 3/4), 2011 (3A District 4), 2010 (3A District 4), 2009 (3A District 4), 2008 (3A District 4), 2007 (3A District 4), 2006 (tied for 1st; 3A District 4), 2005 (AAA District 4), 2003 (tied for 1st; AAA District 4)
Winning Streak Entering 2024 Season: 7
Streak List: 9/30/23 Santa Fe (62-20), 10/13/23 Bernalillo (47-26), 10/20/23 Albuquerque Academy (Albuquerque) (43-26), 10/27/23 Portales (29-21), 11/11/23 Espanola Valley (Espanola) (52-0), 11/18/23 Silver (Silver City) (45-26), 11/25/23 Portales (57-21)

SCHEDULE
2024 Schedule: 8/23 at Hobbs, 8/30 at Portales, 9/6 at Carlsbad, 9/13 at Roswell, 9/20 at Goddard (Roswell), 9/27 Artesia, 10/4 Mayfield (Las Cruces), 10/18 at Gadsden (Anthony), 10/25 Deming, 11/1 at Santa Teresa
Highest-Rated 2024 Regular Season Opponents*: Artesia (16.7), Roswell (1.4), Hobbs (-11.7)
Lowest-Rated 2024 Regular Season Opponents*: Santa Teresa (-55.4), Gadsden (Anthony) (-32.8), Carlsbad (-30)
2023 Regular Season Schedule Strength: -0.6 (-5.2 overall)
2024 Regular Season Schedule Strength*: -20.9
2024 vs. 2023 Schedule Strength Comparison*: -20.3
2024 Regular Season Schedule Strength State Rank*: #16
2024 Regular Season Schedule Strength National Rank*: #3820
2024 Projected Regular Season Record*: 8-2
2024 Projected League Finish*: 3rd
2024 Undefeated Regular Season Probability*: 4%



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