STGNews gamenight quickblast: Dixie 55, Canyon View 30

Dixie 55, Canyon View 30

ST. GEORGE — The Dixie Flyers scored three touchdowns in the span of four minutes to break away from the Canyon View Falcons in a high-scoring contest.

dixie-smTre Miller broke free for a couple of big plays in the first half, the first a 77-yard run, and the second a 56-yard reception from Ammon Takau that put Dixie ahead 21-10. The Falcons answered with a Brendan Bradshaw 4-yard plunge to make it 21-16.

But Konner Aitken closed the door with a 99-yard kickoff return for touchdown to go up 28-16.  The Flyers would tack on another seven before intermission and cruise in the second half to a 55-30 score.

Ammon Takau
Ammon Takau

Takau had two long TD runs in the second half as the Flyers built the lead to 31 points at one point in the game.

Dixie, 2-2, starts league play next week with a home game against Pine View. CV, 0-4, plays at home against Richfield next week.

Stats: Dixie 55, Canyon View 30

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