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Photos From the Kernels First Round Playoff Win Over Sturgis

Mitchell's Spencer Neugebauer (8) drags Sturgis' Bailey Brengle (12) while carrying the ball in the first half of a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Spencer Neugebauer (8) drags Sturgis’ Bailey Brengle (12) while carrying the ball in the first half of a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Connor Morgan (85) makes a reception over Sturgis' Cameron Brinkman (80) in the first half of a game during the first round of the Class AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Connor Morgan (85) makes a reception over Sturgis’ Cameron Brinkman (80) in the first half of a game during the first round of the Class AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Cody Riechelt (31) breaks free from the Sturgis Scoopers defense on his way to the end zone for a touchdown during the first round of the Class AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Cody Riechelt (31) breaks free from the Sturgis Scoopers defense on his way to the end zone for a touchdown during the first round of the Class AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Carson Max (33) fights for yardage as he is tackled by Sturgis' Bailey Brengle (12) in the first half of a game during the first round of the Class AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Carson Max (33) fights for yardage as he is tackled by Sturgis’ Bailey Brengle (12) in the first half of a game during the first round of the Class AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

The Kernel flags wave before the start of the Kernel's game against the Sturgis Scoopers during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

The Kernel flags wave before the start of the Kernel’s game against the Sturgis Scoopers during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Seth Paulson (1) kicks off following a Kernel touchdown in a game against the Sturgis Scoopers during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Seth Paulson (1) kicks off following a Kernel touchdown in a game against the Sturgis Scoopers during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Spencer Neugebauer (8) carries the ball while Sturgis' Joel Carpenter (54) goes for the tackle in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Spencer Neugebauer (8) carries the ball while Sturgis’ Joel Carpenter (54) goes for the tackle in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Sam Michels (14) tries to make a cut on Sturgis' Bailey Brengle (12) in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Sam Michels (14) tries to make a cut on Sturgis’ Bailey Brengle (12) in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Sam Michels (14) stiff arms Sturgis' Bailey Brengle (12) in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Sam Michels (14) stiff arms Sturgis’ Bailey Brengle (12) in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Sam Michels (14) stiff arms Sturgis' Bailey Brengle (12) in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Sam Michels (14) stiff arms Sturgis’ Bailey Brengle (12) in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Sam Michels (14) is brought down from behind by Sturgis' Gavin West (22) in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Sam Michels (14) is brought down from behind by Sturgis’ Gavin West (22) in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Cody Riechelt (31) tackles Sturgis' Manny Gallosa (15) in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Cody Riechelt (31) tackles Sturgis’ Manny Gallosa (15) in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Spencer Neugebauer (8) tackles Sturgis' Noah Wamsher (2) for a tackle for loss in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Spencer Neugebauer (8) tackles Sturgis’ Noah Wamsher (2) for a tackle for loss in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Carson Max (33) finds running room in the Sturgis defense in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Carson Max (33) finds running room in the Sturgis defense in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Carson Max (33) finds running room in the Sturgis defense in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Carson Max (33) finds running room in the Sturgis defense in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Carson Max (33) is tackled by a Sturgis defender while carrying the ball in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Carson Max (33) is tackled by a Sturgis defender while carrying the ball in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Spencer Neugebauer (8) looks to follow the block of Mitchell's Carson Max (33) on Sturgis' Zyairr Johnson-Landoll (77) in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Spencer Neugebauer (8) looks to follow the block of Mitchell’s Carson Max (33) on Sturgis’ Zyairr Johnson-Landoll (77) in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Spencer Neugebauer (8) looks for rurnning room as Mitchell's Carson Max (33) looks to make a block in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Spencer Neugebauer (8) looks for rurnning room as Mitchell’s Carson Max (33) looks to make a block in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Spencer Neugebauer (8) looks for rurnning room as Mitchell's Carson Max (33) looks to make a block in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Spencer Neugebauer (8) looks for rurnning room as Mitchell’s Carson Max (33) looks to make a block in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Spencer Neugebauer (8) races past the Sturgis defense en route to a touchdown in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Spencer Neugebauer (8) races past the Sturgis defense en route to a touchdown in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Kyle Foote (32) tackles Sturgis' Bailey Brengle (12) in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Kyle Foote (32) tackles Sturgis’ Bailey Brengle (12) in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Kyle Foote (32) tackles Sturgis' Bailey Brengle (12) in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Kyle Foote (32) tackles Sturgis’ Bailey Brengle (12) in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Kiel Nelson (3) fires a pass down field while getting protection from his offensive line on the Sturgis defense in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Kiel Nelson (3) fires a pass down field while getting protection from his offensive line on the Sturgis defense in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Logan Rietveld (62) tackles Sturgis' Noah Wamsher (2) for a loss in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Logan Rietveld (62) tackles Sturgis’ Noah Wamsher (2) for a loss in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Logan Rietveld (62) tackles Sturgis' Noah Wamsher (2) for a loss in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Logan Rietveld (62) tackles Sturgis’ Noah Wamsher (2) for a loss in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Jed Schmidt (24) runs after a punt reception to score a touchdown in a game against Sturgis during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Jed Schmidt (24) runs after a punt reception to score a touchdown in a game against Sturgis during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Jed Schmidt (24) races along the sideline for a touchdown in a game against Sturgis during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Jed Schmidt (24) races along the sideline for a touchdown in a game against Sturgis during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Jed Schmidt (24) races along the sideline for a touchdown in a game against Sturgis during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Jed Schmidt (24) races along the sideline for a touchdown in a game against Sturgis during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Jed Schmidt (24) is congratulated by his teammates following a punt return for a touchdown in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Jed Schmidt (24) is congratulated by his teammates following a punt return for a touchdown in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

The band performs during the Kernels game against Sturgis during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

The band performs during the Kernels game against Sturgis during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Briggs Havlik (15) and Mitchell's Spencer Neugebauer (8) combine for a tackle on Sturgis' Bailey Brengle (12) in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Briggs Havlik (15) and Mitchell’s Spencer Neugebauer (8) combine for a tackle on Sturgis’ Bailey Brengle (12) in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Carson Max (33) scores a touchdown in a game against Sturgis during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Carson Max (33) scores a touchdown in a game against Sturgis during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Spencer Neugebauer (8) makes a cut move on a Sturgis defender in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Spencer Neugebauer (8) makes a cut move on a Sturgis defender in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Spencer Neugebauer (8) stiff arms Sturgis' Bailey Brengle (12) in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Spencer Neugebauer (8) stiff arms Sturgis’ Bailey Brengle (12) in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Spencer Neugebauer (8) tries to escape the tackle of Sturgis' Bailey Brengle (12) in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Spencer Neugebauer (8) tries to escape the tackle of Sturgis’ Bailey Brengle (12) in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Sturgis' Bailey Brengle (12) tackles Mitchell's Spencer Neugebauer (8) from behind in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Sturgis’ Bailey Brengle (12) tackles Mitchell’s Spencer Neugebauer (8) from behind in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Cody Riechelt (31) makes his way to the endzone after a reception in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Cody Riechelt (31) makes his way to the endzone after a reception in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Cody Riechelt (31) makes his way to the endzone after a reception in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Cody Riechelt (31) makes his way to the endzone after a reception in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Sturgis' Josh Sandine (21) is tackled by Mitchell's Sam Michels (14) and Mitchell's Briggs Havlik (15) in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Sturgis’ Josh Sandine (21) is tackled by Mitchell’s Sam Michels (14) and Mitchell’s Briggs Havlik (15) in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Cody Riechelt (31) records a sack and fumble on Sturgis' Noah Wamsher (2) in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Cody Riechelt (31) records a sack and fumble on Sturgis’ Noah Wamsher (2) in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Cody Riechelt (31) records a sack and fumble on Sturgis' Noah Wamsher (2) in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Cody Riechelt (31) records a sack and fumble on Sturgis’ Noah Wamsher (2) in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Sturgis' Brian Duran (13) tries to bring down Mitchell's Carson Max (33) from behind in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Sturgis’ Brian Duran (13) tries to bring down Mitchell’s Carson Max (33) from behind in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell Middle School students try to grab a t-shirt shot into the air in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell Middle School students try to grab a t-shirt shot into the air in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

The Mitchell High School marching band performs during the Kernels game against Sturgis during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

The Mitchell High School marching band performs during the Kernels game against Sturgis during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Kids play at half time of the Kernels game against Sturgis during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Kids play at half time of the Kernels game against Sturgis during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Drew Kitchens (22) is tackled by Sturgis' Kameron Cochran (30) in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Drew Kitchens (22) is tackled by Sturgis’ Kameron Cochran (30) in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Drew Kitchens (22) fumbles the ball while being tackled by Sturgis' Kameron Cochran (30) in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Drew Kitchens (22) fumbles the ball while being tackled by Sturgis’ Kameron Cochran (30) in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Dylan Krogman (12) tackles Sturgis' Noah Wamsher (2) in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Dylan Krogman (12) tackles Sturgis’ Noah Wamsher (2) in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Drew Kitchens (22) carries the ball during a game against Sturgis in the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Drew Kitchens (22) carries the ball during a game against Sturgis in the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Max Schoenfelder (26) is tackled by a trio of Sturgis defenders in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Max Schoenfelder (26) is tackled by a trio of Sturgis defenders in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Max Schoenfelder (26) is tackled by a trio of Sturgis defenders in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Max Schoenfelder (26) is tackled by a trio of Sturgis defenders in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Drew Kitchens (22) racse past Sturgis' Ethan Rosten (41) in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Drew Kitchens (22) racse past Sturgis’ Ethan Rosten (41) in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Max Schoenfelder (26) carries the ball during a game against Sturgis in the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Max Schoenfelder (26) carries the ball during a game against Sturgis in the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Max Schoenfelder (26) carries the ball during a game against Sturgis in the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Max Schoenfelder (26) carries the ball during a game against Sturgis in the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Drew Kitchens (22) is tackled from behind by Sturgis' Tom Shaw (31) in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Drew Kitchens (22) is tackled from behind by Sturgis’ Tom Shaw (31) in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Max Schoenfelder (26) is tackled by Sturgis' Gavin West (22) in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Max Schoenfelder (26) is tackled by Sturgis’ Gavin West (22) in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Max Schoenfelder (26) is tackled by Sturgis' Gavin West (22) in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Max Schoenfelder (26) is tackled by Sturgis’ Gavin West (22) in a game during the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Tayler Reichelt (43) races to the end zone for a 58-yard touchdown score during a game against Sturgis in the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Tayler Reichelt (43) races to the end zone for a 58-yard touchdown score during a game against Sturgis in the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Tayler Reichelt (43) races to the end zone for a 58-yard touchdown score during a game against Sturgis in the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Tayler Reichelt (43) races to the end zone for a 58-yard touchdown score during a game against Sturgis in the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell Head Coach Kent VanOverschelde hugs Mitchell's Tayler Reichelt (43) after his touchdown score during a game against Sturgis in the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell Head Coach Kent VanOverschelde hugs Mitchell’s Tayler Reichelt (43) after his touchdown score during a game against Sturgis in the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell offensive coordinator Joe Kramer has a laugh with the team following the Kernels 79-22 win over the Sturgis Scoopers in the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell offensive coordinator Joe Kramer has a laugh with the team following the Kernels 79-22 win over the Sturgis Scoopers in the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Tayler Reichelt (43) races past a pair of Sturgis defenders on his 58 yard touchdown run during a game iin the first round of the Class AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Tayler Reichelt (43) races past a pair of Sturgis defenders on his 58 yard touchdown run during a game iin the first round of the Class AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell's Tayler Reichelt (43) is hoisted up by his teammates after scoring a 58-yard touchdown score during a game in the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Mitchell’s Tayler Reichelt (43) is hoisted up by his teammates after scoring a 58-yard touchdown score during a game in the first round of the Class 11AA state playoffs at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)

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