Extra Point 1: By winning, San Juan not only celebrates its seventh state title, but also the Broncos' fourth undefeated season, joining the 1989, 2000 and 2010 squads. (The 2000 team went 13-0, the most victories in school history.)
Extra Point 2: Manti's only loss came to 3A power Juan Diego. Excluding that game, the Templars have outscored opponents 365-85 in 10 contests.
Class 1A Championship
Duchesne (11-0) vs. Rich (8-3) – Saturday, 2 p.m. at Pleasant Grove High School
Series history: Rich leads 21-14.
Last meeting: Duchesne blasted the Rebels 40-8 in Week 8, Oct. 5, at Rich.
Coach vs. coach: Rich's Ashley Brown and Duchesne's Jerry Cowan are tied 3-3.
Current winning streaks: Duchesne 33, Rich 3.
Duchesne's last final: 2011, blasted Layton Christian 35-9 and claimed its third consecutive title.
Rich's last final: 2010, lost a 21-14 heartbreaker in overtime to Duchesne.
Duchense's playoff record (33rd appearance in 42 seasons): 25-29; championship game record: 3-3.
Jerry Cowan's playoff record (sixth appearance in six seasons, 2003-07 and 2012): 9-4, championship game record: 1-0.
Rich's playoff record (28th appearance in 28 seasons): 32-22; championship game record: 5-6.
Ashley Brown's playoff record (13th appearance in 13 seasons): 18-10, championship game record: 2-4.
Extra Point 1: A Duchesne victory gives the Eagles their fourth state title and third undefeated season, joining the 2006 and 2011 teams.
Extra Point 2: Duchesne's last loss came at the hands of South Summit on Aug. 27, 2010.
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