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GENERAL
Nickname: Rattlers
Colors: Maroon/Gray
Coach: Larry Matthews
League: Desert Empire
Section: Southern
Playoff Division: none

RETURNERS
Returning Offensive Starters: 9
Returning Defensive Starters: 4
2023 JV Record: 3-3
Starting Quarterback Returning: yes
Top Running Back Returning: yes
Top Receiver Returning: no
Top OL Returning: yes
Top Defender Returning: no

TOP PLAYERS
Jeremiah Johnson 6'1" 190 Junior WR/DB 4.6
Jeremiah Williams 5'9" 175 Senior RB/DB 4.6
Yanni Padilla 5'10" 165 Senior QB 4.8

STRENGTHS/WEAKNESSES
Team Strengths: 9 Returning Offensive Starters
Team Weaknesses: Lost All LBs To Graduation, Defensive Youth

RATINGS
2023 Final Power Rating: 1.5
2023 National Rank: #5198
2023 State Rank: #355
Personnel (Back/Lost) Rating Adjustment*: +3.5
Season Scaling/Reg Season Schedule Strength Downward Rating Adjustment*: -0.2
2024 Starting Power Rating*: -10.5
2024 National Rank*: #4562
2024 State Rank*: #318
5-Year Dynasty Rating (Average 2018-2023 Rating): -2.7
5-Year Dynasty National Rank: #6344
2024 Rating vs. 5-Year Dynasty Rating Comparison*: worse by 7.8
5-Year Dynasty Record: 24-23 (13-12 in league)
Dynasty Rating (Average 2003-2023 Rating): 0.2
Dynasty National Rank: #8194
2024 Rating vs. Dynasty Rating Comparison*: worse by 10.7
Dynasty Record: 57-49 (28-24 in league)

HISTORICAL
2023 Overall Record: 7-3
2023 League Record/Finish: 5-0 (1st)
2023 Points For Average: 25.4
2023 Points Against Average: 23.8
2023 Differential: +1.6
2023 Wins: #4475 Hemet (28-25), #5052 Xavier Prep (Palm Desert) (21-14), #5990 La Quinta (27-14), #6520 Palm Springs (26-20), #7199 Palm Desert (28-14), #7509 Shadow Hills (Indio) (21-12), #9880 Chaffey (Ontario) (34-14)
2023 Losses: #2043 Norte Vista (Riverside) (45-14), #4825 Sonora (La Habra) (35-34), #4847 Tahquitz (Hemet) (45-21)
2023 Opponents W-L: 57-53
Recent League Championships: 2023, 2016 (De Anza)
Winning Streak Entering 2024 Season: none

SCHEDULE
2024 Schedule: 8/23 at Farrington (Honolulu, HI), 8/31 Coachella Valley (Thermal), 9/6 at Tahquitz (Hemet), 9/13 Ramona (Riverside), 9/20 at Jurupa Hills (Fontana), 10/4 at Shadow Hills (Indio), 10/11 Palm Desert, 10/18 at La Quinta, 10/25 Xavier Prep (Palm Desert), 11/1 Palm Springs
Highest-Rated 2024 Regular Season Opponents*: Farrington (Honolulu, HI) (15.8), Jurupa Hills (Fontana) (6), Ramona (Riverside) (5.9)
Lowest-Rated 2024 Regular Season Opponents*: Palm Desert (-29.2), Shadow Hills (Indio) (-26.8), Palm Springs (-26.4)
2023 Regular Season Schedule Strength: 0.9 (-0.4 overall)
2024 Regular Season Schedule Strength*: -11
2024 vs. 2023 Schedule Strength Comparison*: -11.9
2024 Regular Season Schedule Strength State Rank*: #271
2024 Regular Season Schedule Strength National Rank*: #3153
2024 Projected Regular Season Record*: 5-5
2024 Projected League Finish*: 1st
2024 Undefeated Regular Season Probability*: less than 1%




*temporary; not finalized until August 8th