Mitchell’s huge day leads Struthers past Niles 41-23

Mitchell notched TD runs of 8, 5, 68 and 7 yards

Struthers defeated Niles 41-23 on Friday, as Willie Mitchell had four touchdown runs -- including 213 rushing yards on 19 carries -- and Nick Adams had two TDs.


NILES, Ohio (WKBN) – Struthers defeated Niles 41-23 on Friday, as Willie Mitchell had four touchdown runs — including 213 rushing yards on 19 carries — and Nick Adams had two TDs.

Struthers outgained Niles 398-381 in total yards.

Adams’ 4-yard TD run made it 8-0 Wildcats early in the first quarter.

Niles scored on a 95-yard TD pass from Jordan Soda to Jason Johns to make it 8-7 early in the second quarter. Soda finished 20 of 32 for 287 yards and 2 TDs.

Mitchell then followed with an 8-yard TD run on Struthers’ next possession.

Mitchell logged a 5-yard TD run with just seven seconds left before half. He then notched a 61-yard TD run to open the third.

Later in the third, Adams scored on a 68-yard TD run to make it 35-10 Wildcats.

Soda hit Trent Johnson for a 38-yard TD pass early in the fourth quarter.

Mitchell added a 7-yard TD run in the fourth quarter — his fourth of the game and eighth of the season — and Niles’ Soda notched a 4-yard TD pass to follow.

Robbie Savin finished with 13 carries for 84 yards for the Red Dragons.

Read more: Week three high school football stories

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