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GENERAL
Nickname: Lancers
Colors: Crimson/Gold/White
Coach: Andy George
League: Del Rio
Section: Southern
Playoff Division: none

RETURNERS
Returning Offensive Starters: 2
Returning Defensive Starters: 5
2023 JV Record: 7-3
Starting Quarterback Returning: no
Top Running Back Returning: no
Top Receiver Returning: no
Top OL Returning: no
Top Defender Returning: no

TOP PLAYERS
Kaimana Tufaga 6'1" 190 Senior WR/DB
Eli Perez 6'2" 205 Senior LB/TE
Eli Flores Jr 5'10" 180 Senior RB/SS

COLLEGE PROSPECT LOST TO GRADUATION
Owen Long 6'2" 195 Senior WR

STRENGTHS/WEAKNESSES
Team Strengths: LB/DB Experience
Team Weaknesses: Youth, Inexperience

RATINGS
2023 Final Power Rating: 54.1
2023 National Rank: #141
2023 State Rank: #23
General Personnel (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment*: -9.5
D1 Talent (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment*: -0.9
Season Scaling/Reg Season Schedule Strength Downward Rating Adjustment*: -1.9
2024 Starting Power Rating*: 26.5
2024 National Rank*: #552
2024 State Rank*: #55
5-Year Dynasty Rating (Average 2018-2023 Rating): 38.4
5-Year Dynasty National Rank: #422
2024 Rating vs. 5-Year Dynasty Rating Comparison*: worse by 11.9
5-Year Dynasty Record: 50-9 (19-0 in league)
Dynasty Rating (Average 2003-2023 Rating): 29.6
Dynasty National Rank: #1232
2024 Rating vs. Dynasty Rating Comparison*: worse by 3.1
Dynasty Record: 190-67 [189-68 on the field] (78-20 in league)

HISTORICAL
2023 Overall Record: 13-3
2023 League Record/Finish: 4-0 (1st)
2023 Points For Average: 42.1
2023 Points Against Average: 18.6
2023 Differential: +23.5
2023 Wins: #217 Grant (Sacramento) (21-19), #506 Tesoro (Rancho Santa Margarita) (30-17), #585 Orange Vista (Perris) (49-32), #611 Corona del Mar (Newport Beach) (49-29), #637 Culver City (52-31), #1038 Trabuco Hills (Mission Viejo) (50-14), #1188 Newbury Park (42-14), #1283 Great Oak (Temecula) (46-21), #7450 Santa Fe (Santa Fe Springs) (62-14), #10137 California (Whittier) (49-0), #10608 El Rancho (Pico Rivera) (49-7), #11627 Whittier (58-0), #12110 Pasadena (68-0)
2023 Losses: #62 Los Alamitos (25-6), #227 Damien (La Verne) (35-21), #255 Warren (Downey) (39-21)
2023 Opponents W-L: 113-81
Recent Section/State Championships: 2023 (4), 2023 (Bowl 2-AA), 2013 (Southeast (VII))
Recent League Championships: 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2016, 2015, 2013, 2012, 2010
Winning Streak Entering 2024 Season: 11
Streak List: 9/29/23 Whittier (58-0), 10/5/23 Santa Fe (Santa Fe Springs) (62-14), 10/13/23 Newbury Park (42-14), 10/19/23 El Rancho (Pico Rivera) (49-7), 10/27/23 California (Whittier) (49-0), 11/3/23 Great Oak (Temecula) (46-21), 11/10/23 Trabuco Hills (Mission Viejo) (50-14), 11/17/23 Culver City (52-31), 11/24/23 Corona del Mar (Newport Beach) (49-29), 12/1/23 Orange Vista (Perris) (49-32), 12/8/23 Grant (Sacramento) (21-19)

SCHEDULE
2024 Schedule: 8/22 vs Damien (La Verne), 8/30 vs Schurr (Montebello), 9/6 at Warren (Downey), 9/13 vs Tesoro (Rancho Santa Margarita), 9/20 vs Crean Lutheran (Irvine), 9/27 vs Edison (Huntington Beach), 10/4 vs El Rancho (Pico Rivera), 10/11 vs Whittier, 10/18 at California (Whittier), 11/1 vs Santa Fe (Santa Fe Springs)
Highest-Rated 2024 Regular Season Opponents*: Warren (Downey) (39.7), Damien (La Verne) (39.3), Edison (Huntington Beach) (28.9)
Lowest-Rated 2024 Regular Season Opponents*: Whittier (-58), California (Whittier) (-43.3), El Rancho (Pico Rivera) (-33.7)
2023 Regular Season Schedule Strength: 8.5 (26.7 overall)
2024 Regular Season Schedule Strength*: -2.4
2024 vs. 2023 Schedule Strength Comparison*: -10.9
2024 Regular Season Schedule Strength State Rank*: #178
2024 Regular Season Schedule Strength National Rank*: #1862
2024 Projected Regular Season Record*: 7-3
2024 Projected League Finish*: 1st
2024 Undefeated Regular Season Probability*: less than 1%




*temporary; not finalized until August 8th






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