We had a chance to talk to some of the 2016 3A State Champion Dixie Flyers. MVP Tyler Bennett, James Eardley and Malachi Otis stopped by the studio and told us a little about their title run and what it took to get to the top.
Here’s the final numbers on the state champs:
Coach Ryan Cuff
Championship: 65-57 over Juan Diego
Semifinal: 58-49 over Bear River
Quarterfinal: 68-57 over Logan
First round: 59-39 over Stansbury
Win streak: DHS finished the season with nine straight wins
Leading scorer: Tyler Bennett 21.4 ppg
Leading rebounder: James Eardley 5.6 rpg
Leading shooter: Nate Crockett 43 3-pointers
Assist leader: Malachi Otis 3.6 apg
Steals leader: Tyler Bennett 1.9 spg
Seniors: Bennett, Otis, Crockett, Eardley, Zak Harrah, Tanner Larkin, Connor Dyches, Isaac Swenson
Other key contributors: Richard Guymon, Kaden Elzy, Ty Curtis
A special thanks goes out to sponsors Stapley Pharmacy, Jones Paint and Glass, Robert J. Debry and Associates and Bakston Freight Systems for backing the show as well as videography wizard Michael Durrant.
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