Liveblog: Football takes on Mitty in first home game of the season
by Jared Schwartz and Aaron Chum
Published September 14, 2012
The Palo Alto High School Vikings (1-1-0) fell 28-27 to the Archbishop Mitty Monarchs (3-0-0) on Friday at Paly. Below is a transcript of the liveblog the Voice ran during the game.
Chryst fumbles and Mitty recovers. Mitty takes a knee and wins 28-27.
Monarchs 3 and out. Vikings take over at their own 14 with 54 seconds left.
Paly’s onside kick goes out of bounds. Monarchs take over on the Paly 48.
Extra point is botched. Paly still down 28-27.
Touchdown Vikings! 64 yard pass from Chryst to Davis.
3 and out for the Monarchs, Paly takes over
Mitty takes over with under 4 minutes left.
7 yard touchdown by Tolbert closes the deficit to 28-21.
Pass interferencegives the Vikings the ball at the Mitty 12.
A string of completions by Chryst brings the Vikings to the Mitty 24 with just over 5 minutes to go.
Paly takes over with 7 minutes to go.
Mitty scores on a 13-yard run. Mitty up 28-14 with 7 minutes to go.
Mitty takes over at the Paly 41 with 8 minutes to go.
Mitty pass complete to the Paly 40.
Chryst punts on 4th and long, Mitty takes over at their own 29. 10:45 to go in the game.
Chryst fumbles on the scramble, recovered by Paly. Holding penalty brings up 3rd and 33.
Chryst sacked, bringing up 3rd and long. 3rd quarter comes to a close.
Mitty quarterback taken down for a sack. Mitty punts into the endzone for a touchback.
Chryst’s pass is picked off, Mitty takes over at the Paly 39.
Mitty punts on 4th and short. Paly begins the drive at their own 26.
Chryst’s pass is intercepted at the Mitty 9 yard line. 6:30 left in the third.
Nothing doing for the Monarchs, they are forced to punt. Vikings take over at their own 34.
Paly punts on 4th down, 7 yard return to the Monarchs 24.
Kick is out of bounds to start the half. Paly to begin drive from their own 35.
Paly will receive to start the half.
Halftime. Monarchs lead 21-14.
Mitty completes the pass for 16 yards and a touchdown and takes a 21-14 lead with 6 seconds remaining in the half.
Monarchs complete long pass to the Paly 41, 1 minute left in the half.
Chryst punts, returned by Mitty to their own 19.
Holding by Jack Anderson pushes the Vikings back 10 yards to their own 46.
4:22 remains. Davis returns the kick to the Palo Alto 40.
Archbishop Mitty returns the kick off for 99 yards and a touchdown. Extra point good, 14-14.
Touchdown! Chryst connects with Davis for 46 yards and the score. 14-7 Vikings.
Matt Tolbert runs for 32 yards to the Monarchs 46 yard line.
Turnover on downs. Paly takes over at their own 22 yard line. 5 minutes remain in the half.
Paly punts it out , Monarchs take over at the Vikings 45. Under 8 minutes left in the quarter.
Illegal block in the back pushes the Vikings back to their own 9.
Monarchs punt, returned by Davis to the Vikings 24.
Monarchs pass complete for a 25 yard gain to the Monarchs 48. 10 minutes to go in the half
11 minutes remain in the second quarter.
Matt Tolbert runs left for 9 yards and a Vikings touchdown. Mitty 7, Paly 7.
Fumble! Recovered by Andrew Frick at Monarchs 9 yard line on the first play of the second quarter.
End of quarter. Monarchs lead, 7-0.
Chryst punts to Monarchs 10, fair catch.
Pass from Chryst caught by receiver Jayshawn Gates-Mouton, who takes it out to the Monarchs 46. Just over 2 minutes remaining in the quarter.
Mitty quarterback sacked by multiple Vikings with 3:39 remaining in the first quarter. Mitty punts, Vikings take over at their own 25.
Long pass by the Monarchs taken back for a penalty.
Chryst runs for about 5 yards on 4th and 10, turning the ball over to the Monarchs. The Monarchs begin their drive at their own 26 yard line.
Chryst completes the pass to Wide Receiver Malcolm Davis, who breaks a tackle and makes it out to the Monarchs 30 yard line.
Paly quarterback Keller Chryst converts on 3rd and 1, rushing for 14 yards to the Paly 42.
Monarchs running back rushes for 17 yards and a touchdown. 7-0 Monarchs.
Palo Alto High School kicks off, fumble on the return. Monarchs recover and return the ball into Vikings territory.
Archbishop Mitty Monarchs win the toss and elect to receive.
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