Posted by A bit of both on May 14, 2019 at 14:40:11:
In Reply to: Re: New Thread for 2019-20 Divisions posted by MVL Follower on May 14, 2019 at 13:29:23:
: : : Just starting a new thread for potential divisions next year
: : : since the other one is running off the page now...
: : What about the Camino Real League teams?
: : St. Mary's
: : St. Paul
: : St. Joseph
: : La Salle
: : St. Monica
: : Thanks
: Going back to older thread regarding the Mission Valley league teams-how much does strength of schedule play into numbers? Does it only matter if you win those games?
: Rosemead had that once-in-a-generation group of players, but did not schedule accordingly. They really only played 2 schools outside of league-MLK and Ramona (they split). Gabrielino's best win came against Northview who's best player got hurt in the first 4 minutes and never returned. Marshall played a few quality teams, but nothing too tough. Arroyo probably played the toughest schedule with games vs Cajon, Norco, Leuzinger, Garey, Dominguez and South Torrance-but lost all of those games. They seem to consistently play the toughest schedule compared to the other MVL schools-which is probably why their record is not what Rosemead or Gabrielino's are.
: Is it the schedule in general, or winning games vs those tougher opponents that counts?
So it is a combination of things, but your schedule controls your points (you can't control league points obviously)...
Let's say you play:
Harvard Westlake - D1 school
If you defeat them, you get 35 power points and
if you lose to them, you get 12 power points.
Now if you play:
Northview - D4 school
If you defeat them you get 15 power points and
if you lose to them, you get 4 power points.
So a team like Rosemead can be 29-2 but have played several D4 and D5 schools and not get a lot of power points whereas a team like Burbank can go 15-13 but played a ton of D1 and D2 schools so they will have a higher power ranking than a 29-2 team...
CIF has basically turned it into a college syetem but instead of having 1 main tournament, they have 10 tournaments (Open - 5A)... As the years pass and the dust settles, each division should technically have competitive equity...
It seems to be working fairly well, but you can never factor anomalies into the equation such as transfers and incoming frosh...
So Arroyo played a tough schedule --- looking at the teams you listed, losses to those teams range from 6-10 points
Not sure if I answered your question, but it is a combination and tough to judge if you don't know what teams will be in what division...
You can schedule a team to a two year contract and one year they are D2, the next year they may drop to D4..... you just never know...
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