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GENERAL
Nickname: Chieftains
Colors: Red/Gold
Coach: Jeff Carnazzo
League: Pacific Coast - Gabilan
Section: Central Coast
Playoff Division: none

COLLEGE PROSPECT LOST TO GRADUATION
Logan Saldate 5'11" 185 Senior WR

RATINGS
2023 Final Power Rating: 27.9
2023 National Rank: #1403
2023 State Rank: #121
D1 Talent (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment*: -1
Roster-Based (Players Back/Lost) Rough Rating Adjustment*: -3.2
2024 Starting Power Rating*: 11.9
2024 National Rank*: #1691
2024 State Rank*: #138
5-Year Dynasty Rating (Average 2018-2023 Rating): 19.3
5-Year Dynasty National Rank: #2110
2024 Rating vs. 5-Year Dynasty Rating Comparison*: worse by 7.4
5-Year Dynasty Record: 32-19 [35-16 on the field] (19-9 in league)
Dynasty Rating (Average 2003-2023 Rating): 31.8
Dynasty National Rank: #983
2024 Rating vs. Dynasty Rating Comparison*: worse by 19.9
Dynasty Record: 176-61-4 [179-58-4 on the field] (105-18 in league)

HISTORICAL
2023 Overall Record: 8-7
2023 League Record/Finish: 3-3 (tied for 3rd)
2023 Points For Average: 28.1
2023 Points Against Average: 22.3
2023 Differential: +5.8
2023 Wins: #2263 Hughson (31-21), #2443 Mission Oak (Tulare) (42-19), #3249 Menlo-Atherton (Atherton) (28-21), #3601 Alisal (Salinas) (38-20), #3973 Hollister (31-30), #3973 Hollister (38-10), #4419 Aptos (52-41), #6696 Alvarez [Everett] (Salinas) (41-20)
2023 Losses: #683 Soquel (14-7), #1014 Yuma Catholic (Yuma, AZ) (14-0), #1458 Salinas (35-14), #2141 Monterey (22-15), #3585 Alisal (Salinas) (forfeit loss), #9692 King City (forfeit loss), #10855 Soledad (forfeit loss)
2023 Opponents W-L: 104-75
Recent Section/State Championships: 2023 (III), 2023 (Bowl 4-A), 2011 (IV), 2003 (I)
Recent League Championships: 2022 (tied for 1st), 2018 (tied for 1st), 2016 (Monterey Bay - Gabilan), 2015 (Monterey Bay - Gabilan), 2014 (tied for 1st; Monterey Bay - Gabilan), 2013 (Monterey Bay - Gabilan), 2012 (Monterey Bay - Gabilan), 2010 (Tri-County), 2009 (Tri-County), 2008 (tied for 1st; Tri-County), 2006 (Tri-County), 2005 (tied for 1st; Tri-County), 2004 (tied for 1st; Tri-County), 2003 (Tri-County)
Winning Streak Entering 2024 Season: 6
Streak List: 11/3/23 Alvarez [Everett] (Salinas) (41-20), 11/10/23 Hollister (38-10), 11/17/23 Menlo-Atherton (Atherton) (28-21), 11/24/23 Alisal (Salinas) (38-20), 12/2/23 Hughson (31-21), 12/9/23 Mission Oak (Tulare) (42-19)

SCHEDULE
2024 Schedule: 8/30 at Live Oak (Morgan Hill), 9/6 vs King City, 9/13 at Yuma Catholic (Yuma, AZ), 9/21 vs North Monterey County (Castroville), 9/27 at Salinas, 10/4 at Soquel, 10/11 vs Aptos, 10/25 vs Hollister, 11/1 vs Monterey, 11/8 vs Alvarez [Everett] (Salinas)
Highest-Rated 2024 Regular Season Opponents*: Soquel (26.9), Yuma Catholic (Yuma, AZ) (18.1), Monterey (16.1)
Lowest-Rated 2024 Regular Season Opponents*: North Monterey County (Castroville) (-39.5), King City (-30.9), Alvarez [Everett] (Salinas) (-20.6)
2023 Regular Season Schedule Strength: 5.6 (11.8 overall)
2024 Regular Season Schedule Strength*: -3.6
2024 vs. 2023 Schedule Strength Comparison*: -9.2
2024 Regular Season Schedule Strength State Rank*: #208
2024 Regular Season Schedule Strength National Rank*: #1559
2024 Projected Regular Season Record*: 7-3
2024 Projected League Finish*: 4th
2024 Undefeated Regular Season Probability*: less than 1%



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