Live blog: Hendersonville-Mitchell football

Alex Williford and Hendersonville are home for Friday's football game against Mitchell.

Alex Williford and Hendersonville are home for Friday’s football game against Mitchell.

  • Mitchell 35
  • Hendersonville 22 FINAL

Keep checking back here for live, continuous updates from Friday’s Western Highlands Conference football game between Hendersonville (6-2, 3-0) and Mitchell (7-0, 2-0). Hit refresh/reload on your web browser to view the latest update. Twitter users, please tag the Huddle with your scoring updates (acthshuddle). We will retweet as many as possible.

9:59: TOUCHDOWN HENDERSONVILLE. Tykel Landrum catches a 27-yard touchdown pass from Alex Williford on the final play of the game.

9:58: Only 30 seconds to go.

9:55: TOUCHDOWN MITCHELL. Ben Young rushes for a 14-yard touchdown with 54 seconds to go in the game. Luis Velazquez tacks on the extra point.

9:54: Mountaineers should be able to run the clock out.

9:53: First down for Mitchell.

9:51: Mitchell is on the move. Ball is now at the Hendersonville 28.

9:50: Interception Noah Pitman. Mitchell has the ball on its 49-yard line with 5:36 to go.

9:49: Hendersonville takes over on its 38.

9:46: TOUCHDOWN MITCHELL. Ben Young throws a 22-yard touchdown pass to Alex McKinney with 5:52 to go in the game. Luis Velazquez adds the extra point.

9:45: The playclocks are not working tonight which makes it hard to run clock like Mitchell wants to.

9:44: Ben Young break a 28-yard quarterback keeper down to the Hendersonville 35.

9:43: Mitchell ball at its 37 with 7:25 to go in the game.

9:42: Bearcats go three and out. They will have to punt.

9:40: Hendersonville takes over on its 11-yard line.

9:38: Another stop for the Hendersonville defense.

9:36: Big run by Mitchell quarterback Ben Young with a late hit on the end of it. Mitchell ball on the Hendersonville 40-yard line.

9:35: Mitchell ball on its 16-yard line with 11:00 to go in the ballgame.

9:33: Bearcats have to punt.

9:32: Hendersonville has the ball on the Mitchell 45-yard line.

9:30: End of the third quarter.

9:29: Another three and out for the Mitchell offense. Mountaineers have to punt again. They do not have a first down in the second half.

9:28: Wow. Defense holds for Mitchell and stuffs Alex Williford on the quarterback keeper.

9:27: Fourth and goal from inside the 1.

9:25: Michael Cochran makes a HUGE reception for Hendersonville all the way down to the Mitchell 5. First and goal.

9:24: Hendersonville will take over on its 29.

9:23: Three and out again for Mitchell. Mountaineers’ offense has really fizzled out.

9:22: Mountaineers have the ball on their 34-yard line.

9:17: Mitchell defense holds. Hendersonville will have to punt.

9:14: Mitchell goes three and out. Mountaineers punter Alex McKinney kicks the ball out at the 2-yard line. Big special teams play there.

9:12: Interception by Jesse Pitman gives the ball right back to Mitchell. Ball is on the Hendersonville 48.

9:11: Mitchell goes three and out. Bearcats have the ball on the Mountaineers’ 49-yard line after a punt.

9:09: First and 10 for the Mountaineers on their 20-yard line.

9:06: TOUCHDOWN HENDERSONVILLE. Alex Williford rushes for a 3-yard touchdown with 9:45 to go in the third quarter. Snap on the extra punt is high and Drew Eudy never got the chance to kick.

9:04: First and goal at the Mitchell 3.

9:03: Hendersonville already driving, now at the Mitchell 32 with a fresh set of downs.

9:01: Bearcats’ ball on their 35-yard line.

8:50: After a long halftime ceremony for homecoming, Hendersonville will get the ball to start the second half.

8:39: End of the second quarter.

8:38: Tykel Landrum makes an interception as time expires in the first half.

8:34: Big run by Ben Young out to the 42-yard line. Only 19 seconds to go in the first half.

8:32: Bearcats have to punt. Ball rolls out of bounds at the 12-yard line.

8:31: Hendersonville already at the Mitchell 38. 1:44 to go in the half.

8:26: TOUCHDOWN MITCHELL. Ben Young throws a 62-yard bomb to Brody Smith with 1:59 to go in the second quarter. Luis Velazquez tacks on the extra point.

8:25: Touchback on the kickoff. Mitchell ball on its 20-yard line with 3:53 to go until halftime.

8:24: FIELD GOAL HENDERSONVILLE. Drew Eudy makes a 25-yard field goal with 3:53 to go in the first half.

8:22: Fourth down and 2 at the Mitchell 7.

8:20: First down for Hendersonville at the Mitchell 15-yard line after a good run by Leon Cooks.

8:18: Alex Williford just threw a 42-yard touchdown pass to Tykel Landrum, but a holding call negates it.

8:16: Interception by Tykel Landrum. Hendersonville ball on the Mitchell 47-yard line with 6:52 to go until halftime.

8:14: MItchell ball on its 20-yard line after the kickoff.

8:11: TOUCHDOWN HENDERSONVILLE. Alex Williford throws a 33-yard touchdown pass to Leon Cooks with 8:04 to go in the second quarter. The extra point from Drew Eudy is good.

8:09: Fourth down and 15 for Hendersonville at the Mitchell 33. Looks like the Bearcats are going for it  after a timeout.

8:06: Mitchell crosses into Hendersonville territory for the first time. Ball is on the Mountaineers’ 38.

8:04: Hendersonville ball on its 41-yard line. Bearcats just picked up a first down.

8:00: TOUCHDOWN MITCHELL. On a reverse, Mitchell’s Brody Smith throws a 14-yard strike to Landon Miller. Luis Velazquez adds the extra point.

7:59: End of the first quarter.

7:55: Quarterback keeper by Ben Young down to the Hendersonville 17-yard line.

7:51: Interception by Mitchell’s Landon Miller. Aftter a penalty, Mountaineers have the ball on the Hendersonville 39-yard line.

7:49: Big 30-yard run by Leon Cooks for the Bearcats, but there is a flag.

7:46: Good defensive stop by Hendersonville. Mountaineers will have to punt for the first time tonight.

7:45: Mitchell ball on its 30-yard line after the punt.

7:43: Hendersonville goes three and out. Punt team is coming on.

7:42: Hendersonville ball on its 34-yard line after a puposely-short kickoff for Mitchell. They are trying to keep the ball away from Bearcats junior Tykel Landrum.

7:40: An 11-play, 80-yard drive for Mitchell. Mountaineers only attempted one pass and it was incomplete. Ben Young has 53 rushing yards.

7:39: TOUCHDOWN MITCHELL. Ben Robinson rushes for a 6-yard touchdown with 6:50 to go in the first quarter. Luis Velazquez tacks on the extra point.

7:38: Mountaineers facing second down and short from the Hendersonville 6-yard line.

7:33: First five plays of the game for the Mountaineers are all rushing attempts.

7:32: Couple first downs for Mitchell which is approaching midfield.

7:30: Mitchell will start from its 20.

7:28: Hendersonville is red tops and white pants. Mitchell in white tops and white pants. Bearcats won the coin toss and have deferred so it’s Mitchell ball first.

7:27: Greetings from Hendersonville.

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