Taft (Watertown, CT)       previews home


Nickname: Big Red
Colors: Red/Blue
Coach: Tyler Whitley
League: Founders
State (Plays In): Prep Schools
Playoff Division: NEPSAC A
Playoff Division Rank*: #13

2023 Final Power Rating: 8.3
2023 National Rank: #4013
2023 State Rank: #26 (in CT)
Roster-Based (Players Back/Lost) Rough Rating Adjustment*: -3.4
2024 Starting Power Rating*: -2.1
2024 National Rank*: #3522
2024 State Rank*: #26 (in CT)
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 12
5-Year Dynasty Record: 17-15 (13-12 in league)
Dynasty Rating (Average 2003-2023 Rating): 11.2
Dynasty National Rank: #4956
2024 Rating vs. Dynasty Rating Comparison*: worse by 13.3
Dynasty Record: 66-94 (50-72 in league)

2023 Overall Record: 3-5
2023 League Record/Finish: 3-3 (4th)
2023 Points For Average: 15.8
2023 Points Against Average: 16.3
2023 Differential: -0.5
2023 Wins: #6148 Hotchkiss (Lakeville) (24-6), #7301 Trinity-Pawling (Pawling, NY) (21-0), #9855 Kent School (Kent) (35-8)
2023 Losses: #390 Choate Rosemary Hall (Wallingford) (27-6), #1040 Cheshire Academy (Cheshire) (44-20), #1136 Phillips Exeter Academy (Exeter, NH) (15-12), #1754 Avon Old Farms (Avon) (14-0), #4308 Loomis Chaffee (Windsor) (16-8)
2023 Opponents W-L: 38-32
Recent League Championships: 2018 (tied for 1st; Erickson), 2011 (tied for 1st; Erickson)
Winning Streak Entering 2024 Season: 1
Streak List: 11/11/23 Hotchkiss (Lakeville) (24-6)

2024 Projected League Finish*: 3rd
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