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Updates: Porter’s Chapel Academy on the road against Benton Academy

Below is an ongoing recap of Porter’s Chapel’s season-opening game against Benton Academy. The Post’s Ernest Bowker and Courtland Wells are at the game in Yazoo County covering the game and are providing updates:

 

**update**

It’s a final. Benton Academy knocks off Porter’s Chapel Academy 46-12 in the season opener for both teams. The Vicksburg Post will have full coverage of the game online later this evening.

 

**update**

Benton Academy scores once again to extend its lead over Porter’s Chapel to 40-6 with 4:23 left in the third quarter.

 

**update**

Benton Academy scores on its first possession of the second half to extend its lead over Porter’s Chapel to 33-6 with 8:39 left in the third quarter.

 

**update**

Benton Academy punches another touchdown just before halftime and leads 26-6 at halftime. Porter’s Chapel had three turnovers in the first half.

 

**update**

Benton Academy scores a touchdown with 8:07 left in the second quarter. The extra point is no good. Benton Academy leads 20-6 with 8:07 left in the second quarter.

 

**update**

At the end of the first quarter, Benton Academy leads Porter’s Chapel 14.6.

 

**update**

Porter’s Chapel turns the ball over, which leads to a Benton Academy touchdown with 7:30 left in the first quarter. Benton Academy now leads 14-6.

 

**update**

Porter’s Chapel Academy scores on a long touchdown run by Tyler Washington to take a 6-0 lead.

Following the touchdown, Benton answers with a long kickoff return and a short drive to take a 7-6 lead with 7:45 to go in the first quarter.