Mitchell soccer teams sweep Kernel Bowl contests

The Kernel girls improve to 4-2-0, while the boys picked up their first win of the season ahead of another home doubleheader on Tuesday.

Mitchell's Makenzie Peterson, right, battles a Douglas defender for the ball during a Kernel Bowl soccer match on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022, at Joe Quintal Field.
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MITCHELL — Behind the goal-scoring efforts of sophomore Makenzie Peterson and freshman Kenzi Kayl, the Mitchell girls soccer team cruised to a 7-0 win over Douglas/Rapid City Christian/New Underwood on Saturday at Joe Quintal field.

The Kernels scored three goals in the first half and tacked on four more after the break to return to their winning ways after a mid-week loss at Pierre.

In addition to her three goals, Kayl also picked up an assist. Meanwhile, Mia Mullenmeister netted a goal of her own and tallied three assists.

Mitchell (4-2-0) is back on the Joe Quintal Field turf at 4 p.m. Tuesday to host Watertown.

Mitchell's Kaileb Hubbard brings the ball upfield against the Douglas defense during a Kernel Bowl soccer match on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022, at Joe Quintal Field.
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Kernel boys notch first win

In the day's first Kernel Bowl action, the Mitchell boys team took to the pitch against the Douglas Patriots and came away with its first win of the young season.

The Kernels netted three goals in the first half, allowing them to withstand a two-goal Patriot push in the second half.

The Mitchell boys (1-3-1) also host Watertown on Tuesday, with the first kick to come at approximately 6 p.m. following the conclusion of the girls game.

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