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GENERAL
Nickname: Bulldogs
Colors: Navy/Gold
Coach: James Cain
League: South Yosemite - Horizon
Section: Central
Playoff Division: IV
Playoff Division Rank*: #14

RATINGS
2023 Final Power Rating: -3
2023 National Rank: #6230
2023 State Rank: #423
Roster-Based (Players Back/Lost) Rough Rating Adjustment*: -9.4
2024 Starting Power Rating*: -31.1
2024 National Rank*: #8307
2024 State Rank*: #571
5-Year Dynasty Rating (Average 2018-2023 Rating): -17.3
5-Year Dynasty National Rank: #9647
2024 Rating vs. 5-Year Dynasty Rating Comparison*: worse by 13.8
5-Year Dynasty Record: 20-27 (7-10 in league)
Dynasty Rating (Average 2003-2023 Rating): -0.8
Dynasty National Rank: #8486
2024 Rating vs. Dynasty Rating Comparison*: worse by 30.3
Dynasty Record: 90-123 (34-58 in league)

HISTORICAL
2023 Overall Record: 9-3
2023 League Record/Finish: 4-0 (1st)
2023 Points For Average: 33.5
2023 Points Against Average: 19.2
2023 Differential: +14.3
2023 Wins: #5812 Wasco (28-16), #6516 McLane (Fresno) (35-28), #8649 South (Bakersfield) (28-20), #8766 Arvin (28-14), #10580 East Bakersfield (Bakersfield) (35-0), #11935 West (Bakersfield) (49-28), #12703 Foothill (Bakersfield) (61-21), #13296 Mira Monte (Bakersfield) (42-7), #13900 Del Oro (Bakersfield) (55-0)
2023 Losses: #2509 Sunnyside (Fresno) (36-20), #2913 Shafter (45-7), #8641 Delano (15-14)
2023 Opponents W-L: 63-72
Recent League Championships: 2023, 2022, 2010 (tied for 1st; South Yosemite), 2006 (Southeast Yosemite), 2005 (South Sequoia)
Winning Streak Entering 2024 Season: none

SCHEDULE
2024 Schedule: 8/23 Mendota, 8/30 Sierra Pacific (Hanford), 9/6 at South (Bakersfield), 9/13 at Morro Bay, 9/20 McFarland, 10/4 at Del Oro (Bakersfield), 10/11 at Mira Monte (Bakersfield), 10/18 Arvin, 10/25 at Tehachapi, 11/1 Foothill (Bakersfield)
Highest-Rated 2024 Regular Season Opponents*: Tehachapi (1.8), Sierra Pacific (Hanford) (-19.8), Mendota (-22.2)
Lowest-Rated 2024 Regular Season Opponents*: Del Oro (Bakersfield) (-91.1), Mira Monte (Bakersfield) (-74.3), Foothill (Bakersfield) (-65)
2023 Regular Season Schedule Strength: -28 (-16.9 overall)
2024 Regular Season Schedule Strength*: -44.2
2024 vs. 2023 Schedule Strength Comparison*: -16.2
2024 Regular Season Schedule Strength State Rank*: #785
2024 Regular Season Schedule Strength National Rank*: #9290
2024 Projected Regular Season Record*: 6-4
2024 Projected League Finish*: 1st
2024 Undefeated Regular Season Probability*: less than 1%



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