Live blog: Mitchell-Polk County football

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Mitchell football players, from left to right, Ben Young, Alex McKinney and Todd Self.

Mitchell football players, from left to right, Ben Young, Alex McKinney and Todd Self.

  • Mitchell 48

  • Polk County 18 FINAL

Keep checking back here for live, continuous updates from Thursday night’s Western Highlands Conference football game between Polk County (3-4, 1-1) and undefeated Mitchell (6-0, 1-0). Hit refresh/reload on your web browser to view the latest update.

9:33: Game over.

9:31: Only 3:19 left to play. Give you guys a final score when I get back from doing interviews.

9:29: Mitchell goes three and out. After that punt, it’s Polk County ball on its 48.

9:28: Lot of subs in the game now. Ben Young still at quarterback for Mitchell.

9:26: Turnover on downs at the Mitchell 8-yard line.

9:24: Big sack by Trevor Self for Mitchell. Third down and 20 for the Mountaineers from the Mitchell 43-yard line.

9:22: This is the third consecutive game in which the Mountaineers have scored 40 or more points. Their season-high is 49.

9:20: Good kickoff return for Polk County. Ball is on the Mitchell 35.

9:16: TOUCHDOWN MITCHELL. Ben Robinson rushes for a 25-yard touchdown with 10:18 to go in the game. Luis Velazquez makes the extra point.

9:14: First down at the Polk County 39.

9:13: Mitchell ball at midfield after the kickoff.

9:10: TOUCHDOWN POLK COUNTY. Dillon Overholt throws a 6-yard touchdown pass to Bryson Seay with 11:53 to go in the ballgame. Extra point is no good.

9:07: End of the third quarter.

9:04: Third down and 11 for Polk County on the Mitchell 12.

9:00: Big completion from Dillon Overholt to Jaymes Wingo. Polk County has the ball on the Mitchell 34-yard line.

8:58: Polk County ball on its 35-yard line after the kickoff.

8:55: TOUCHDOWN MITCHELL. Ben Young rushes for a 4-yard touchdown with 4:42 remaining in the third quarter. Luis Velazquez adds the extra point.

8:52: Big run by Landon Smith. First and goal for Mitchell at the Polk County 6-yard line.

8:46: Mitchell ball on its 20-yard line after the kickoff.

8:43: TOUCHDOWN POLK COUNTY. Jaymes Wingo returns a kickoff 80 yards for a touchdown with 9:15 to go in the third quarter. Two-point conversion pass is no good.

8:42: If you are keeping count at home, that’s four rushing touchdowns for Young.

8:41: TOUCHDOWN MITCHELL. Ben Young rushes for a 58-yard touchdown with 9:28 to go in the third quarter. Extra point is no good.

8:40: Mitchell ball on its 42-yard line.

8:38: Polk County gets the ball first here in the second half and goes three and out.

8:10: End of the second quarter.

8:08: Dillon Overholt makes an interception for Polk County. Wolverines’ ball on their 32-yard line. Less than a minute to go until halftime.

8:05: Wolverines punt and Mitchell takes over on the Polk County 49-yard line with 2:05 to go in the second quarter.

8:03: Polk County ball on its 31-yard line after the kickoff.

7:57: TOUCHDOWN MITCHELL. Ben Young scores on a 1-yard quarterback keeper with 4:14 to go in the second quarter. Luis Velazquez tacks on the extra point.

7:53: Ben Young completes a 62-yard pass to Brody Smith. First and goal on the Polk County 1-yard line with 4:23 to go in the first half.

7:50: Mitchell ball on its 29-yard line after the punt.

7:48: Polk County goes three and out.

7:44: Polk County ball on its 19 after the kickoff.

7:41: Mitchell has scored 21 unanswered points if you are just tuning in.

7:40: TOUCHDOWN MITCHELL. After a big penalty, Brody Smith catches a 91-yard touchdown from Ben Young with 9:01 to go in the second quarter. Luis Velazquez makes the extra point.

7:36: Wolverines possession stalls at their 43-yard line. They have to punt. Mitchell will have the ball on its 19-yard line.

7:32: After the kickoff, Polk County has the ball on its 34.

7:28: TOUCHDOWN MITCHELL. Ben Young rushes for a 6-yard touchdown with no time on the clock in the first quarter. Luis Velazquez makes the extra point.

7:27: First and goal at the Polk County 1-yard line.

7:25: Good punt return by Brody Smith. Ball is at the Polk County 33-yard line.

7:23: Wolverines’ possession stalls at their 32. Punt team is on.

7:20: Polk County ball on its 24-yard line after the kickoff.

7:16: TOUCHDOWN MITCHELL. Ben Young scores on a 43-yard quarterback keeper with 5:14 to go in the opening quarter. Luis Velazquez tacks on the extra point to give the Mountaineers the lead.

7:14: Mitchell ball on the Polk County 43-yard line. There is 5:26 to go in the first quarter after the kickoff.

7:11: Polk County ran nine plays on that 49-yard drive and eight of them were runs.

7:09: TOUCHDOWN POLK COUNTY. Polk County quarterback Dillon Overholt scores on a 1-yard keeper with 5:32 to go in the first quarter. Two-point pass conversion fails.

7:08: First down and goal for Polk County. Dillon’s Overholt’s first pass attempt is a 25-yard competion to Elijah Sutton. Ball is now on the Mitchell 8.

7:06: Polk County converts. First down at the Mitchell 34.

7:05: Polk County appears to be going for it on fourth down.

7:04: Polk County goes three and out. Three straight runs by Wolverines quarterback Dillon Overholt.

7:02: Mitchell turns the ball over on downs at its 49-yard line after starting from the 42.

6:58: Mitchell wins the coin toss and elects to receive.

6:56: Mitchell is in purple tops and purple pants tonight. Polk County wearing white tops and blue pants.

6:55: Hello from Ledger.

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