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Whitfield scores four touchdowns to key Marian win

Knights cruise to 33-7 victory over Fairfield. 


Posted on Aug. 22, 2014 at 11:29 p.m.

MISHAWAKA — Junior running back Jacob Whitfield scored four touchdowns and rushed for 156 yards to lead Marian to a 33-7 victory over Fairfield in non-conference football action on Friday, Aug. 22.

After an 87-yard punt return for a score by Ryan Schafer midway through the first quarter gave the Knights a 6-0 lead, Whitfield scored four straight touchdowns to put the game away. Whitfield had scoring runs of nine, 41, four and two. Marian had 266 yards passing, but attempted just one pass, which was incomplete.

Fairfield scored on a 13 yard run by Brady Williard with 3:05 to play.

Marian 33, Fairfield 7

Scoring by Quarters

Fairfield 0 0 0 7 — 7

Marian 6 13 14 0 — 33

School — Scoring Play

First Quarter

Mar — Ryan Schafer 87 punt return; kick blocked, 6:24.

Second Quarter

Mar — Jacob Whitfield 9 run; conversion no good, 11:53.

Mar — Whitfield 41 run; Jack Tiller kick, 8:19.

Third Quarter

Mar — Whitfield 4 run; Tiller kick, 7:46.

Mar — Whitfield 2 run; Tiller kick, 6:17.

Fourth Quarter

Ff — Brady Willard 13 run; David Sceniak kick, 3:05.

Officials: Roy White (Mishawaka), Dennis Groning (Mishawaka), Charles Poyner (Niles, Mich.) Chadd Davis (Mishawaka), Jeremy Bonk (Mishawaka).

Team Statistics Ff Mar

Net yards rushing 119 266

Net yards passing 69 0

Total Yards 188 266

First Downs 12 11

Fumbles-Lost 3-3 2-2

Penalties 1-5 7-40

Individual Leaders

Fairfield: Rushing — Dewitt 12-52, Zent 10-33. Passing — Dewitt 3-14-36, 2 INT. Receiving — Brown 3-36.

Marian: Rushing — Whitfield 14-156, Cannady 3-53.

 

 

 

 

 

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