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GENERAL
Nickname: Spartans
Colors: Red/Blue
Coach: Jeromy Blackwell
League: East Sequoia
Section: Central
Playoff Division: VI
Playoff Division Rank*: #3

RETURNERS
Returning Offensive Starters: 6
Returning Defensive Starters: 4
2023 JV Record: 6-4
Starting Quarterback Returning: no
Top Running Back Returning: no
Top Receiver Returning: no
Top OL Returning: yes
Top Defender Returning: yes

TOP PLAYERS
Jerry Ruiz 5'10" 170 Junior RB/LB 4.75
Abee Hernandez 5'10" 170 Senior FB/LB 4.7
Charlie Gates 6'3" 185 Sophomore TE/DE 4.8

STRENGTHS/WEAKNESSES
Team Strengths: Hard-Working/Blue-Collar, Confidence, Speed/Experience
Team Weaknesses: QB/RB Graduation Losses, Youth

RATINGS
2023 Final Power Rating: -4.6
2023 National Rank: #6583
2023 State Rank: #449
Personnel (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment*: -3.5
2024 Starting Power Rating*: -23.1
2024 National Rank*: #6841
2024 State Rank*: #460
5-Year Dynasty Rating (Average 2018-2023 Rating): -2.3
5-Year Dynasty National Rank: #6239
2024 Rating vs. 5-Year Dynasty Rating Comparison*: worse by 20.8
5-Year Dynasty Record: 42-10 (21-4 in league)
Dynasty Rating (Average 2003-2023 Rating): -3.6
Dynasty National Rank: #9265
2024 Rating vs. Dynasty Rating Comparison*: worse by 19.5
Dynasty Record: 169-79 (63-39 in league)

HISTORICAL
2023 Overall Record: 12-4
2023 League Record/Finish: 5-2 (tied for 3rd)
2023 Points For Average: 27.6
2023 Points Against Average: 13.3
2023 Differential: +14.3
2023 Wins: #8393 Mendota (14-7), #8705 Lincoln [Abraham] (San Francisco) (41-15), #8766 Arvin (28-21), #8974 Woodlake (27-21), #8974 Woodlake (22-0), #10024 Bell Gardens (42-7), #10726 Orange Cove (23-20), #11828 Lindsay (14-10), #12209 Hanford West (Hanford) (42-0), #12549 Kern Valley (Lake Isabella) (49-14), #13394 Granite Hills (Porterville) (42-6), #13434 Farmersville (56-0)
2023 Losses: #4861 Exeter (24-21), #8393 Mendota (20-0), #8829 Orosi (28-7), #9119 Corcoran (20-14)
2023 Opponents W-L: 94-96
Recent Section/State Championships: 2023, 2023 (Bowl 7-A), 2018 (6), 2017 (6), 2017 (Bowl 6-AA), 2016 (6), 2009
Recent League Championships: 2022 (tied for 1st), 2021, 2019 (tied for 1st), 2017, 2016, 2011
Winning Streak Entering 2024 Season: 7
Streak List: 10/27/23 Lindsay (14-10), 11/3/23 Kern Valley (Lake Isabella) (49-14), 11/9/23 Woodlake (27-21), 11/17/23 Arvin (28-21), 11/24/23 Mendota (14-7), 12/2/23 Lincoln [Abraham] (San Francisco) (41-15), 12/9/23 Bell Gardens (42-7)

SCHEDULE
2024 Schedule: 8/23 Liberty (Madera), 8/30 at Avenal, 9/13 Exeter, 9/20 at Orange Cove, 9/27 at Farmersville, 10/4 Orosi, 10/11 Woodlake, 10/18 at Granite Hills (Porterville), 10/25 at Corcoran, 11/1 at Lindsay
Highest-Rated 2024 Regular Season Opponents*: Exeter (-12), Corcoran (-29.7), Woodlake (-31.1)
Lowest-Rated 2024 Regular Season Opponents*: Granite Hills (Porterville) (-72.5), Farmersville (-71.2), Lindsay (-50.7)
2023 Regular Season Schedule Strength: -27.9 (-23.9 overall)
2024 Regular Season Schedule Strength*: -42.1
2024 vs. 2023 Schedule Strength Comparison*: -14.2
2024 Regular Season Schedule Strength State Rank*: #753
2024 Regular Season Schedule Strength National Rank*: #8751
2024 Projected Regular Season Record*: 8-2
2024 Projected League Finish*: 1st
2024 Undefeated Regular Season Probability*: 5%




*temporary; not finalized until August 8th






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