Mitchell explodes for six touchdowns, Orchard View secures first football win of the season

LocalSportsJournal.com

Edmari Mitchell accounted for six touchdowns to lead Orchard View to its first win of the season, 50-28, over Manistee on Friday in a Lakes 8 contest.

The Cardinals sophomore running back finished with over 300 total yards, rushing for four touchdowns, catching a TD pass and throwing for another.

OV led 21-14 after one quarter, with Mikey Grinell (8-yard run) and Mitchell (2 yards) scoring on the ground, and Mitchell hitting Devin Doss on a 47-yard halfback pass.

After a scoreless second quarter, Manistee tied the game at 21-21 in the third before the Cardinals scored 21 straight points.

Mitchell added a 68 yard TD run and caught a 16-yard scoring pass from Owen Swanson in the third quarter, and had touchdown runs of 49 and 50 yards in the fourth.

Orchard View improved to 1-4 on the season and 1-1 in Lakes 8 Conference action.

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