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Photos From the Kernel Boys Basketball Team’s Home Opener Against Watertown

Mitchell’s Derek Factor (11) passes around the defense of Watertown’s Corbin Chilson (40) while driving to the basket as Watertown’s Blake Holden (44), Brandon Florey (24) and Cade Cummings (2) look on during a game on Friday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Kiel Nelson (3) is defended by Watertown’s Corbin Chilson (40) and Solomon Bach (34) going to the basket during a game on Friday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Jordon Johnson (4) shoots around the defense of Watertown’s Solomon Bach (34) during a game on Friday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Jordon Johnson (4) shoots over Watertown’s Colton McClemans (12) during a game on Friday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Derek Factor (11) shoots over Watertown’s Brandon Florey (24) during a game on Friday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Vincent Michael (34) dribbles towards the basket as Watertown’s Max Sonne (32) defends during a game on Friday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Vincent Michael (34) shoots in front of Watertown’s Max Sonne (32) during a game on Friday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Jordon Johnson (4) drives to the basket as Watertown’s Solomon Bach (34) defends during a game on Friday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Kiel Nelson (3) makes a move to the basket between a pair of Watertown defenders including Colton McClemans (12) during a game on Friday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Baley Miller (23) shoots in front of Watertown’s Colton McClemans (12) during a game on Friday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Tate Larson (12) grabs a rebound in front of Derek Factor (11) during a game against Watertown on Friday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Kiel Nelson (3) shoots underneath the basket over Watertown’s Corbin Chilson (40) during a game on Friday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Vincent Michael (34) shoots around the defense of Watertown’s Blake Holden (44) during a game on Friday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Kaden Soukup (10) and Watertown’s Colton McClemans (12) scramble for a loose ball during a game on Friday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Kiel Nelson (3) saves a loose ball from going out of bounds during a game against Watertown on Friday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Kiel Nelson (3) grabs a rebound during a game against Watertown on Friday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Baley Miller (23) grabs a rebound in front of Watertown’s Blake Holden (44) and Mitchell’s Kaden Soukup (10) during a game on Friday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Kaden Soukup (10) drives past the defense of Watertown’s Parker Schmidt (10) during a game on Friday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell Head Coach Todd Neuendorf calls out a play during a game against Watertown on Friday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Kaden Soukup (10) shoots in front of Mitchell Head Coach Todd Neuendorf during a game on Friday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Baley Miller (23) and Derek Factor (11) scramble for a loose ball with Watertown’s Cade Cummings (2) reaching in during a game on Friday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Derek Factor (11) is unable to save a loose ball from going out of bounds during a game on Friday night against Watertown at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Kiel Nelson (3) shoots over Watertown’s Corbin Chilson (40) during a game on Friday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Kiel Nelson (3) goes to the basket between Watertown’s Parker Johnston (22) and Corbin Chilson (40) during a game on Friday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Kernel student section cheers a basket during a game against Watertown on Friday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Carter Cavanaugh (20) shoots over the top of Watertown’s Parker Johnston (22) during a game on Friday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Baley Miller (23) defends Watertown’s Corbin Chilson (40) deflecting a pass during a game on Friday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell’s Jordon Johnson (4) and Mitchell’s Carter Cavanaugh (20) try knocking the ball loose out of Watertown’s Parker Johnston’s possesion during a game on Friday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Mitchell Head Coach Todd Neuendorf during a game on Friday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Kernel student section cheers during a game against Watertown on Friday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)