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GENERAL
Nickname: Cardinals
Colors: Cardinal/White/Black
Coach: Mike Paschke
League: Sierra Delta (moving from Sacramento Metro)
Section: Sac-Joaquin
Playoff Division: VII
Playoff Division Rank*: #1

RETURNERS
Returning Offensive Starters: 6
Returning Defensive Starters: 5
Starting Quarterback Returning: no
Top Running Back Returning: yes
Top Receiver Returning: yes
Top OL Returning: no
Top Defender Returning: no

TOP PLAYERS
Noah Hinkle Junior ATH
Devin Herrera Senior FS
Zander Gimenez Senior OL

STRENGTHS/WEAKNESSES
Team Strengths: Skill Positions
Team Weaknesses: Depth, Lines

RATINGS
2023 Final Power Rating: 23
2023 National Rank: #1910
2023 State Rank: #148
Personnel (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment*: -2.5
Season Scaling/Reg Season Schedule Strength Downward Rating Adjustment*: -6.6
2024 Starting Power Rating*: -2.2
2024 National Rank*: #3247
2024 State Rank*: #229
5-Year Dynasty Rating (Average 2018-2023 Rating): -3.7
5-Year Dynasty National Rank: #6576
2024 Rating vs. 5-Year Dynasty Rating Comparison*: better by 1.4
5-Year Dynasty Record: 43-6 (17-0 in league)
Dynasty Rating (Average 2003-2023 Rating): -32.2
Dynasty National Rank: #14199
2024 Rating vs. Dynasty Rating Comparison*: better by 29.9
Dynasty Record: 99-72 [101-70 on the field] (53-27 in league)

HISTORICAL
2023 Overall Record: 15-0
2023 League Record/Finish: 4-0 (1st)
2023 Points For Average: 42.2
2023 Points Against Average: 6.7
2023 Differential: +35.5
2023 Wins: #2467 Bradshaw Christian (Sacramento) (15-14), #3655 Banning [Phineas] (Wilmington) (23-13), #3877 Orland (28-0), #4604 Ripon Christian (Ripon) (36-14), #5661 Pioneer (Woodland) (24-15), #7661 Stone Ridge Christian (Merced) (39-0), #9162 Amador (Sutter Creek) (45-7), #9573 El Dorado (Placerville) (49-21), #11471 Elite (Vallejo) (50-0), #11568 Delta (Clarksburg) (49-8), #11568 Delta (Clarksburg) (63-8), #12126 Valley Christian (Roseville) (50-0), #13240 Foresthill (62-0), #13817 Vacaville Christian (Vacaville) (54-0), #13962 Western Sierra (Rocklin) (46-0)
2023 Losses: none
2023 Opponents W-L: 94-77
Recent Section/State Championships: 2023, 2023 (Bowl 5-A)
Recent League Championships: 2023 (Sacramento Metro), 2022 (Sacramento Metro), 2021 (Sacramento Metro), 2019 (Sacramento Metro), 2018 (Sacramento Metro), 2017 (Sacramento Metro), 2016 (Sacramento Metro), 2015 (tied for 1st; Sacramento Metro), 2013 (Sacramento Metro)
Winning Streak Entering 2024 Season: 15
Streak List: 8/18/23 Bradshaw Christian (Sacramento) (15-14), 8/25/23 El Dorado (Placerville) (49-21), 9/2/23 Vacaville Christian (Vacaville) (54-0), 9/8/23 Elite (Vallejo) (50-0), 9/22/23 Pioneer (Woodland) (24-15), 9/30/23 Amador (Sutter Creek) (45-7), 10/6/23 Western Sierra (Rocklin) (46-0), 10/13/23 Delta (Clarksburg) (63-8), 10/20/23 Valley Christian (Roseville) (50-0), 10/27/23 Foresthill (62-0), 11/9/23 Delta (Clarksburg) (49-8), 11/17/23 Stone Ridge Christian (Merced) (39-0), 11/25/23 Ripon Christian (Ripon) (36-14), 12/2/23 Orland (28-0), 12/9/23 Banning [Phineas] (Wilmington) (23-13)

SCHEDULE
2024 Schedule: 8/23 at Bradshaw Christian (Sacramento), 8/30 El Dorado (Placerville), 9/13 Pioneer (Woodland), 9/20 at Vacaville Christian (Vacaville), 9/27 Lindhurst (Olivehurst), 10/4 Mesa Verde (Citrus Heights), 10/11 at San Juan (Citrus Heights), 10/18 at Rio Vista, 10/25 Highlands (North Highlands), 11/1 at Golden Sierra (Garden Valley)
Highest-Rated 2024 Regular Season Opponents*: Bradshaw Christian (Sacramento) (19.3), Pioneer (Woodland) (-21.2), El Dorado (Placerville) (-29.1)
Lowest-Rated 2024 Regular Season Opponents*: San Juan (Citrus Heights) (-94.8), Vacaville Christian (Vacaville) (-87.8), Golden Sierra (Garden Valley) (-72)
2023 Regular Season Schedule Strength: -32.8 (-16.3 overall)
2024 Regular Season Schedule Strength*: -49.1
2024 vs. 2023 Schedule Strength Comparison*: -16.3
2024 Regular Season Schedule Strength State Rank*: #840
2024 Regular Season Schedule Strength National Rank*: #9554
2024 Projected Regular Season Record*: 9-1
2024 Projected League Finish*: 1st
2024 Undefeated Regular Season Probability*: 5%




*temporary; not finalized until August 8th






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