Flyers clinch Playoff spot with win over Falcons

Dixie's Devin Bennett, Dixie vs. Canyon View | Photo by Troy Hoskins, St. George News


The Dixie Flyers knew they controlled their own destiny. They knew all they had to do is win their last game and they would, at the very worst, be in a play-in game or be in the playoffs with a Snow Canyon loss.

Dixie vs. Canyon View | Photo by Troy Hoskins, St. George News

The Flyers got that win in a big way, 64-46, led by senior Deshon Brown on senior night. Brown scored a career high 22 points in the game, that’s over 12 more points then he averages.

The win helps the Flyers clinch the final playoff spot in Region 9 because Snow Canyon lost. The Flyers will play Judge Memorial at Judge on Saturday, Feb. 18, no game times have been made yet.

The Flyers improve to 7-5 in region play and end the regular season at 11-10 overall. The Flyers will have a week to prepare for their first-round playoff game because they have a bye on Wednesday night.

The Falcons drop to 0-11 in region play and 6-13 overall. The Falcons will have one more chance at a win Wednesday night at 7 p.m. at Hurricane High School.

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