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GENERAL
Nickname: Knights
Colors: Blue/Gold
Coach: Todd Smith
League: Peninsula - Bay (moving from De Anza)
Section: Central Coast
Playoff Division: none

RATINGS
2023 Final Power Rating: 13.7
2023 National Rank: #3152
2023 State Rank: #226
Roster-Based (Players Back/Lost) Rough Rating Adjustment*: +0.7
2024 Starting Power Rating*: 0
2024 National Rank*: #3167
2024 State Rank*: #223
5-Year Dynasty Rating (Average 2018-2023 Rating): 9.9
5-Year Dynasty National Rank: #3611
2024 Rating vs. 5-Year Dynasty Rating Comparison*: worse by 9.9
5-Year Dynasty Record: 37-17 (17-7 in league)
Dynasty Rating (Average 2003-2023 Rating): 13.6
Dynasty National Rank: #4309
2024 Rating vs. Dynasty Rating Comparison*: worse by 13.6
Dynasty Record: 149-84 (67-47 in league)

HISTORICAL
2023 Overall Record: 10-2
2023 League Record/Finish: 5-0 (1st)
2023 Points For Average: 28
2023 Points Against Average: 14.7
2023 Differential: +13.3
2023 Wins: #3249 Menlo-Atherton (Atherton) (28-13), #3597 Live Oak (Morgan Hill) (30-28), #3820 Palo Alto (14-0), #4981 American Canyon (15-14), #5251 Hillsdale (San Mateo) (19-13), #5345 King's Academy (Sunnyvale) (34-21), #9723 Carlmont (Belmont) (21-7), #9798 Half Moon Bay (33-0), #10452 Watsonville (51-6), #11313 Homestead (Cupertino) (55-22)
2023 Losses: #2650 Sacred Heart Prep (Atherton) (31-19), #2863 Christopher (Gilroy) (21-17)
2023 Opponents W-L: 68-63
Recent Section Championships: 2022 (III)
Recent League Championships: 2023 (De Anza), 2021 (Peninsula - Ocean), 2020 (Peninsula - Ocean), 2017 (Peninsula - Ocean), 2016 (tied for 1st; Peninsula - Ocean), 2006 (tied for 1st; Peninsula - Ocean)
Winning Streak Entering 2024 Season: none

SCHEDULE
2024 Schedule: 8/31 Tennyson (Hayward), 9/7 Carlmont (Belmont), 9/13 at Los Altos, 9/20 at Capuchino (San Bruno), 9/28 Miramonte (Orinda), 10/12 Wilcox [Adrian] (Santa Clara), 10/18 Menlo-Atherton (Atherton), 10/25 at Los Gatos, 11/2 Palo Alto, 11/8 at Sacred Heart Prep (Atherton)
Highest-Rated 2024 Regular Season Opponents*: Los Gatos (28.1), Sacred Heart Prep (Atherton) (6.5), Wilcox [Adrian] (Santa Clara) (5.5)
Lowest-Rated 2024 Regular Season Opponents*: Los Altos (-36.6), Tennyson (Hayward) (-35.3), Carlmont (Belmont) (-29.2)
2023 Regular Season Schedule Strength: -5.1 (0.1 overall)
2024 Regular Season Schedule Strength*: -9.3
2024 vs. 2023 Schedule Strength Comparison*: -4.2
2024 Regular Season Schedule Strength State Rank*: #272
2024 Regular Season Schedule Strength National Rank*: #2251
2024 Projected Regular Season Record*: 7-3
2024 Projected League Finish*: 4th
2024 Undefeated Regular Season Probability*: less than 1%



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