The Dixie Flyers traveled to Juan Diego Catholic High School to take on the Soaring Eagles in the first round of the 3A state playoffs. Both teams remained scoreless until Juan Diego awoke in the second half with a 33-yard pass from Brock Garn to Daniel Milovich, followed by Brock Garn catching one of his own from Nick Markosian. Dixie remained scoreless during the second to leave the first half down 14.
While the Flyers remained grounded during the third, Juan Diego put 21 unanswered points on the board. Cayden Sanchez added two of those including a 51-yard run into the endzone. The fourth quarter didn’t look up for Dixie as they were unable to keep Adam Colosimo out of the endzone for six more points. Juan Diego finishes the game with a win 41-0 and will advance in the playoffs.
The current state champions will take on the Mighty Dons of Spanish Fork next week for the second round.