PRCC’s Mitchell honored as MACCC’s Defensive Player O’Week

Wildcats sophomore LB leads in total tackles, tackles per game

PRCC’s Mitchell honored as MACCC’s Defensive Player O’Week
Pearl River Community College linebacker Noah Mitchell takes off with an interception in a win against East Central Community College. (Source: Bobby McDuffie)

POPLARVILLE, Miss. (WDAM) - Pearl River Community College linebacker Noah Mitchell was named the Mississippi Association of Community Colleges Conference’s Defensive Player of the Week, the league announced earlier this week.

Mitchell, a Greene County High School product made 14 tackles, including four tackles for loss with 1.5 sacks in the Wildcats' 28-21 win on Oct. 15 over East Central Community College.

Mitchell came up with an interception for a second consecutive week, with the one against ECCC setting up the score that put PRCC ahead for good.

The sophomore from Leakesville is averaging 14.5 tackles a game, tops among MACCC defenders. His 44 tackles also stand first in the MACCC rankings, while his two interceptions are tied for second in the league.

Mitchell and the Wildcats (1-2), off this week, will visit Jones College on Oct. 29 in the annual 'Cat Fight.

PRCC plays at Dobie Holden Stadium for the final time in 2020 at 7 p.m. Nov. 5, when the Wildcats will host Southwest Community College.

PRCC’s season wraps up with a Nov. 17 trip to Hinds Community College.

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