Vinita Hornets Football Team Preview

Published 08/28 2012 05:08PM

Updated 08/28 2012 05:09PM

General Information
Nickname: Hornets
Colors: Blue/White
Coach: Duwayne King
League: 4A District 3
Playoff Division: 4A
Playoff Division Rank: #25

Ratings
2011 Final Power Rating: -4.5
2011 National Rank: #9123
2011 State Rank: #167
Off-Season Rating Adjustment: 2.3
2012 Starting Power Rating: -1
2012 National Rank: #8245
2012 State Rank: #146
Dynasty Rating (avg. rating 2003-11: 8.7
Dynasty National Rank: #5236
2012 Rating vs. Dynasty Rating: worse by 9.7
Dynasty Record: 53-42 (31-32 in league)

Team Strengths
QB, Top 2 WRs Return, OL

Team Weaknesses
Running Game Must Improve, LB

Strength of Regular-Season Schedule
2012 Rating: 12.7
2011 Rating: 6.5
Rating Difference: +6.2

Hornets Returning Players
Offensive Starters: 7
Defensive Starters: 7
2011 JV Record:--
Starting Quarterback Returning:--
Top Running Back Returning: yes
Top Receiver Returning: yes
Top OL Returning: yes
Top Defender Returning: no

Top Players
1.Gage Bertram 6'2.5" 185 Senior QB/S
2.Logan Downing 5'10" 150 Senior WR/C
3.Zac King 6'1" 145 Junior WR/S

Previous Season
2011 Overall Record: 4-6
2011 League Record/Finish: 1-6 (7th)
2011 Points For Average: 12.2
2011 Points Against Average: 27
2011 Differential: -14.8

2011 Wins
#8545 - Dewey (OK) (26-19)
#11334 - Mannford (OK) (27-13)
#11416 - Locust Grove (OK) (18-13)
#12174 - Nowata (OK) (18-0)

Toughest 2012 Regular Season Opponents
Wagoner (OK): 47.7
Catoosa (OK): 36.3
Jay (OK): 15.3*

Recent League Championships
1.2007 (3A District 3)

Teams from League / Conference
Wagoner (OK)
Vinita (OK)
McLain Science & Tech (Tulsa, OK)
Miami (OK)
Catoosa (OK)
Cleveland (OK)
Webster (Tulsa, OK)
Oologah (OK)

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