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Wildcats get huge road win after long drive to Scottsburg

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By Corey Woolsey

The Mount Vernon Football team, after what seemed like a long stretch of uninspiring play, finally put the gameplan together with a win, Friday at Scottsburg, 27-24.

The Wildcats were nearly even in total yards with Scottsburg, leading 319-318.

Rhett Snodgrass was 11 of 19 for 249 yards and four touchdowns.

Tolbert led the rushing game with 11 carries and 33 yards.

Breckan Austin led the receivers with four catches and 121 yards.

Sam Thoms had six catches for 116 yards and three touchdowns.

Scottsburg led 17-14 at the half, but Mount Vernon locked the scoring opportunities down in the second half to get the win.

Ricky Simpson led the team defensively with eight tackles.

Thomas had an interception.

The Wildcats are back at home Friday night for a Homecoming battle with Princeton.

The homecoming festival begins at 4:30 p.m.