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Photos From the 2nd Annual Kernel Bowl

Defense, power-run game leads Kernels over Bobcats

Mitchell’s Max Schoenfelder (26) is wrapped up by Brookings’ Justin Devine (2) after a reception during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Carson Max (33) is brought down by a trio of Brookings defenders during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Carson Max (33) is wrapped up by a pair of Brookings defenders including Brookings’ Sam Lehman (1)during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Drew Kitchens (22) breaks free for a touchdown run during a game against Brookings on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Kiel Nelson (3) fires a pass Mitchell’s Tate Larson (88) during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Carson Max (33) is brought down by a trio of Brookings defenders during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s DJ Krogman (41) celebrates a tackle for loss on a Brookings player during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The pass is just a tad far for Mitchell’s Jordan Dirkes (84) as Brookings’ Justin Devine (2) gives chase during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Kiel Nelson (3) is wrapped up by a trio of Brookings defenders during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Tate Larson (88) is brought down by a trio of Brookings defenders including Brookings’ Seth Swedlund (81) and Ryan McMacken (44) during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s DJ Krogman (41) is unable to complete the catch during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Drew Kitchens (22) runs through the Brookings defense during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Drew Kitchens (22) breaks free for a touchdown run as Brookings’ Sam Lehman (1) gives chase during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Fans tailgate before the Kernels game against Brookings on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Kernels warm-up prior to their game against Brookings on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Kernels run out onto the field to stretch prior to a game against Brookings on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Kernels run out onto the field to stretch prior to a game against Brookings on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Mitchell Fire Department raises the American Flag prior to the start of a game against Brookings on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Mitchell Fire Department raises the American Flag prior to the start of a game against Brookings on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Mitchell Fire Department raises the American Flag prior to the start of a game against Brookings on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

A cheerleaders socks during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Skydivers make their way onto the field prior to a game against Brookings on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The American Flag falls out of the sky from the skydivers prior to a game against Brookings on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

One skydiver fails to make their way onto the field prior to a game against Brookings on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Kernel fans cheer during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Brookings’ Carter Eidem (21) makes a grab while being hit by Mitchell’s Jarod Uher (10) at the same time during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Kernel student section cheers during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Drew Kitchens (22) breaks free for a touchdown run during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Kernel student section cheers during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Young Kernel fans cheer during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Carson Max (33) chases down Brookings’ Parker Beers (5) for a tackle during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Max Schoenfelder (26) is brought down by Brookings’ Justin Devine (2) after a catch during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Max Schoenfelder (26) is brought down by Brookings’ Justin Devine (2) after a catch during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Kernel student section wants the cheerleaders to throw plastic footballs to them during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Kernel student section reaches out for the plastic footballs thrown by the cheerleaders during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Kernel student section wants the cheerleaders to throw plastic footballs to them during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Kernel student section reaches out for the plastic footballs thrown by the cheerleaders during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Mitch Schladweiler (73) blocks Brookings’ Joey Hanley (66) while Mitchell’s Max Schoenfelder (26) blocks Brookings’ Jay Szafryk (88) during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Kiel Nelson (3) gets rid of the ball while being pressured by Brookings’ Jay Szafryk (88) during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Tate Larson (88) is tackled by a trio of Brookings defenders during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Drew Kitchens (22) finds running room through the Brookings defense during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Young Kernel fans watch the action during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Carson Max (33) drags a Brookings defender while carrying the ball during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Kiel Nelson (3) is wrapped up by a trio of Brookings defenders during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Drew Kitchens (22) makes a cut on his way through the Brookings defense during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Kernels celebrate a 2-point conversion during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Trevor Lambert (1) kicks off during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Carson Max (33) intercepts a Brookings pass during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Kiel Nelson (3) calls a play in the huddle during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Carson Max (33) takes the handoff from Mitchell’s Kiel Nelson (3) during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Carson Max (33) is hit by Brookings’ Ryan McMacken (44) carrying the ball during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Lane Jorgenson (70) blocks Brookings’ Jay Szafryk (88) during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Kernel student section cheers during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Trevor Lambert (1) kicks an extra point during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Levi Winne (54) brings down Brookings’ Parker Beers (5) by the jersey during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Defensive Coordinator Travis Carpenter talks to his defense in a timeout during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Trevor Lambert (1) kicks off following a touchdown during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Austin Kerr (12) and Mitchell’s Miles Rolle (34) celebrate a Kerr interception during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Drew Kitchens (22) is brought down by a trio of Brookings defenders during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Kiel Nelson (3) scrambles while looking down field for a receiver during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The crowd watches the action during a game between the Mitchell Kernels and Brookings Bobcats on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Carson Max (33) applies pressure to Brookings’ Nick Hardin (7) during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Kiel Nelson (3) delivers a pass during a game against Brookings on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Briggs Havlik (15) tackles Brookings’ Carter Eidem (21) during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Kernels student section cheers during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Jordan Dirkes (84) upends Brookings’ Nick Hardin (7) during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Jordan Dirkes (84) upends Brookings’ Nick Hardin (7) during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Briggs Havlik (15) and Mitchell’s Carson Max (33) combine for a stop on Brookings’ Parker Beers (5) during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Carter Jacobsen (8) fields a kickoff during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Carson Max (33) follows the block of Mitchell’s Max Schoenfelder (26) for yardage during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Lane Jorgenson (70) and Mitchell’s Tegan Alm (71) block Brookings’ Joey Hanley (66) during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Drew Kitchens (22) runs to the perimeter behind Mitchell’s Carter Jacobsen (8) during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Max Schoenfelder (26) applies pressure to Brookings’ Nick Hardin (7) during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Kiel Nelson (3) scrambles while being pressured by a pair of Brookings defenders during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Jarod Uher (10) comes up with an interception in front of the Brookings sideline during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Kiel Nelson (3) races to the perimeter past his blocker Drew Kitchens (22) during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Burgers are grilled up for the tailgate prior to a game against Brookings on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

People take part in the tailgate prior to the game against Brookings on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

People take part in the tailgate prior to the game against Brookings on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Young dancers perform prior to the Kernels game against Brookings on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Young dancers perform prior to the Kernels game against Brookings on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Young dancers perform prior to the Kernels game against Brookings on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Kernels are introduced prior to the start of a game against Brookings on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Kernels huddle up prior to the start of a game against Brookings on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Kernels huddle up prior to the start of a game against Brookings on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Kernels huddle up prior to the start of a game against Brookings on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Kernels huddle up prior to the start of a game against Brookings on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Kernels’ team captains head out for the coin toss prior to a game against Brookings on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Kernels and Brookings meet for the coin toss prior to the start of a game against Brookings on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Drew Kitchens (22) celebrates his first touchdown scored on the sideline with his teammates during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Girls watch as the competitive cheer team performs at half time of a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Mitchell cheerleaders lead a cheer at half time of a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Kernels receive the kickoff to start the second half during a game on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Kernels do jumping jacks following their 21-7 win over the Brookings Bobcats on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Kernels celebrate their 21-7 win over the Brookings Bobcats on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Fireworks are launched at the conclusion of the Kernel bowl following the Kernels 21-7 win over the Brookings Bobcats on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Fireworks are launched at the conclusion of the Kernel bowl following the Kernels 21-7 win over the Brookings Bobcats on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Fireworks are launched at the conclusion of the Kernel bowl following the Kernels 21-7 win over the Brookings Bobcats on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Fireworks are launched at the conclusion of the Kernel bowl following the Kernels 21-7 win over the Brookings Bobcats on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Fireworks are launched at the conclusion of the Kernel bowl following the Kernels 21-7 win over the Brookings Bobcats on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Fireworks are launched at the conclusion of the Kernel bowl following the Kernels 21-7 win over the Brookings Bobcats on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Fireworks are launched at the conclusion of the Kernel bowl following the Kernels 21-7 win over the Brookings Bobcats on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Fireworks are launched at the conclusion of the Kernel bowl following the Kernels 21-7 win over the Brookings Bobcats on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Fireworks are launched at the conclusion of the Kernel bowl following the Kernels 21-7 win over the Brookings Bobcats on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Fireworks are launched at the conclusion of the Kernel bowl following the Kernels 21-7 win over the Brookings Bobcats on Saturday night at Joe Quintal Field. (Matt Gade / Republic)

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