FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailST. GEORGE, Utah-Kody Wilstead had his best game of the season, completing 18 of 23 passes for 336 yards and four touchdowns as the Dixie State Trailblazers decimated Black Hills State 52-22 Saturday in Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference football action at Trailblazers Stadium.The win was the fourth in a row for the 4-1 Trailblazers, who may have hit their stride under new head coach Paul Peterson after a season-opening 36-7 loss to perennial power Colorado State-Pueblo.Wilstead also ran for 50 yards and a score on 5 carries to pace Dixie State, while his primary targets in the passing game were redshirt senior receiver Kasey Allison (4 rec, 126 yards, 2 TD’s) and junior tight end Chase Hess (4 rec, 107 yards, 2 TD’s).Defensively, redshirt freshman Conner McKay, senior defensive back Alex Lilliard, redshirt sophomore defensive lineman Dylan Hendrickson and junior defensive lineman Kyle Murray had a sack apiece for the surging Trailblazers.In defeat, redshirt freshman signal-caller Chance Eben (20 of 34, 248 yards, 2 TD’s) led the Yellow Jackets.Next Saturday, the Trailblazers host non-conference opponent Simon Fraser of British Columbia, Canada for a 7:00 pm kickoff. Dixie State returns to RMAC action October 19 at Gunnison, Colo. against the Western Colorado Mountaineers for a 1:00 pm kickoff. October 5, 2019 /Sports News – Local Dixie State Football Routs Black Hills State; Earns 4th Straight Win Brad James Tags: Alex Lilliard/Chance Eben/Chase Hess/Conner McKay/Dixie State Football/Dylan Hendrickson/Kasey Allison/Kody Wilstead/Kyle Murray/Paul Peterson/Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference/Simon Fraser/Western Colorado Written by
"Dixie State Football Routs Black Hills State; Earns 4th Straight Win"