Football October 20, 2017
Overall: (9-2) Conf: (5-0)
59
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35
Overall: (4-7) Conf: (4-2)
1 2 3 4 Total
M 14 7 17 21 59
L 0 13 8 14 35

Game Summary:

The visiting Marshall Statesmen beat the Lee Lancers, 59-35, on Friday.

Marshall opened the game with a 46-yard touchdown run by Andrew Margiotta. The Statesmen scored again on Margiotta's 22-yard touchdown run, bringing the score to 14-0.

In the second quarter, the Lancers reduced the lead with a 22-yard touchdown reception from quarterback Tameem Noory to Jaylen Wickliffe. Colin Nininger increased Marshall's lead with a five-yard touchdown run. Lee reduced the deficit with a 41-yard touchdown run by Jonathan Mulatu.

Marshall trailed Marshall 21-13 heading into the second half. Marshall went even further ahead following Margiotta's 10-yard touchdown run. Marshall added to its lead on Margiotta's 53-yard touchdown run. The Lancers cut into the deficit with a 32-yard touchdown run by Diego Menefee. The Statesmen extended their lead on Ethan Chang's 21-yard field goal.

Behind 38-21 at the start of the fourth quarter, Lee cut into Marshall's lead with a 32-yard touchdown reception to Kaleb Samuel. The Statesmen added to their lead on Margiotta's 20-yard touchdown run. The Statesmen went even further ahead following Margiotta's 26-yard touchdown run. Brandon Gonzales-Pinto increased Marshall's lead with a 10-yard touchdown run. Lee scored the game's final points on a three-yard touchdown run by Menefee.

Marshall's top rusher was Margiotta, who had 18 carries for 261 yards and six touchdowns.

Marshall (7-1, 3-0) will host Edison High School (3-4, 2-2) on Oct. 27. Lee (3-5, 3-1) will host Edison High School (3-4, 2-2) on Nov. 3.

This story may be updated if more information becomes available. It is powered by Heliograf, The Post's artificial intelligence system.

Scoring summary
Quarter School Summary
2 Lee Wickliffe 22 pass from Noory ( Mulatu kick)
2 Lee Mulatu 41 run
3 Lee Menefee 32 run ( Noory run)
4 Lee Samuel 32 pass from Noory
4 Lee Menefee 3 run ( Elmohtaseb pass)
1 Marshall Margiotta 46 run ( Chang kick)
1 Marshall Margiotta 22 run ( Chang kick)
2 Marshall Nininger 5 run ( Chang kick)
3 Marshall Margiotta 10 run ( Chang kick)
3 Marshall Margiotta 53 run ( Chang kick)
3 Marshall Chang 21 field goal
4 Marshall Margiotta 20 run ( Chang kick)
4 Marshall Margiotta 26 run ( Chang kick)
4 Marshall Gonzales-Pinto 10 run ( Chang kick)
Rushing Leaders
Player Att Yds TDs
Colin Nininger 4 23 1
Andrew Margiotta 18 261 6
Brandon Gonzales-Pinto 22 194 1
Player Att Yds TDs
DaJuan James 1 2 -
Jonathan Mulatu 17 135 1
Scott Cook 2 8 -
Tameem Noory 10 17 -
Passing leaders
No rushing stats are available for this team.
Player Comp Att Int TD Yds.
Scott Cook 5 6 - 1 97
Tameem Noory 12 18 - 3 196
Receiving leaders
No rushing stats are available for this team.