Nyssa drops second-round playoff game against Amity

Nyssa's Jo Jo Sanchez bulls his way through the line of scrimmage during a playoff game with Amity Saturday. Sanchez finished the day with 186 yards on 27 carries for the Bulldogs. (For the Enterprise/Marcus Larson).

AMITY – For a quarter, Nyssa held Amity’s high-powered offense in check.

Then the roof fell in.

Amity broke open a close game at the end of the first quarter and overwhelmed the Bulldogs Saturday to post a 58-13 quarterfinal victory in a Class 3A state playoff game.

“We started out good. But they have size and the athletes,” said Nyssa Coach Lee Long.

Nyssa running back Jo Jo Sanchez ended the game with 27 carries for 186 yards but Amity’s running game piled up 414 yards of offense.

At the end . . .