Lee Defeats Marshall in Season Opener

Friday Night Lights turned into Friday night party as Lee ran by Marshall 24-21 at Farris Stadium.

WOAI.com nominated Lee’s first play of the season as they play of the week. McCracken received the kickoff and ran all the way down for the score.

The Vols stopped the Rams from scorning again in the final minutes of the game to take the victory.

To start the game off right, McCracken returned the opening kick for 93 yards and a touchdown.

Marshall countered with two touchdowns. Then, quarterback Gabriel Rangel threw a 15-yard touchdown pass to Lonnie Bradford. Bradford also gave the Vols the lead later with a 11-yard run into the endzone.

Marshall tied it up again in the fourth quarter but after a fumble recoverey, sophomore Nick Lopez put in a 26-yard field goal to clinch the victory.


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