Lee Pulls Away From Wakefield during Second Quarter

Lee Pulls Away From Wakefield during Second Quarter

Lancers score five second-quarter touchdowns to take 38-0 halftime lead

The Lee football team scored five second-quarter touchdowns, including four by running back Idreis Augustus, en route to a 38-6 victory over Wakefield on Friday at WHS.

Augustus scored on runs of 8 and 80 yards and receptions of 32 and 37 yards, respectively, during the second quarter. The senior finished with 125 rushing yards on six carries and three receptions for 81 yards.

Lee quarterback Greg Lopez completed 7 of 8 passes for 143 yards and three touchdowns, all in the first half.

Augustus and Lopez “are the best out there --- anywhere,” Lee coach Rob Everett said. “The great thing about them is they have the ability to make something out of nothing.”

Leading 24-0, Lee (1-0) blew the game open during the final moments of the first half. Facing third-and-19, Lopez connected with a wide-open Augustus for a 37-yard touchdown and a 31-0 advantage with 1 minute remaining.

Jameel Pitt intercepted Wakefield quarterback Drew Powell on the second play of the Warriors’ ensuing drive, setting up Lee on the Wakefield 43 with nine seconds to play. After a penalty on the Warriors placed the ball on the 38, Lopez found Mikquan Johnson wide open in the end zone on the final play of the half, giving the Lancers a 38-0 advantage.

Jazmier Williams rushed 12 times for 74 yards and a touchdown for the Lancers.

Wakefield scored its lone touchdown on a 1-yard run by quarterback Vincent Roberts with 2:08 remaining in the fourth quarter. The Warriors (0-1) picked up their initial first down of the contest eight plays earlier.

The Wakefield touchdown was set up by a 25-yard run by Roberts on fourth-and-9. The junior kept the ball on an option right and spun out of the grasp of a Lee defender.

“I feel like Robert E. Lee is one of the better teams we’re going to play,” Wakefield coach Keith Powell said. Powell also said he told his players after the game “they played a better second half. They showed a little pride.”

Roberts led Wakefield with 29 rushing yards on three carries. Drew Powell completed 6 of 20 passes for 21 yards.

Lee hosts Hayfield at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Wakefield hosts Dominion at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Lee 38, Wakefield 6

Lee 6 32 0 0 --- 38

Wakefield 0 0 0 6 --- 6

First Quarter

L --- Jazmier Williams 16 run (kick failed), 6:55

Second Quarter

L --- Idreis Augustus 8 run (kick failed), 11:53

L --- Augustus 80 run (run failed), 10:28

L --- Augustus 32 pass from Greg Lopez (run failed), 6:54

L --- Augustus 37 pass from Lopez (CJ Lewis kick), 1:00

L --- Mikquan Johnson 38 pass from Lopez (Lewis kick), :00

Fourth Quarter

W --- Vincent Roberts 1 run (run failed), 2:08

Team Statistics


First Downs 14 3

Rushes-Yards 32-197 22-43

Comp-Att-Int 7-8-0 6-20-1

Passing Yards 143 21

Total Yards 340 64

Fumbles-Lost 4-2 4-0

Turnovers 2 1

Individual Statistics

RUSHING: Lee: Williams 12-74; Augustus 6-125; Lopez 6-(minus 7); Quintez Diggins 3-(minus 13); Jorge Rivera 2-(minus 3); Danny Taylor 1-9; Sebastian Olivia 1-7; Donovan Taylor 1-5. Wakefield: Boubacar Diallo 7-23; Drew Powell 5-(minus 13); Roberts 3-29; Terry Davis 2-10; Derell Bell 2-6; Devon Hill 2-1; Luca Cagianesa 1-(minus 13).

PASSING: Lee: Lopez 7-8-0 143. Wakefield: Powell 6-20-1 21.

RECEIVING: Lee: Augustus 3-81; Johnson 1-38; Moses Pratt 1-17; Aaron Jackson 1-5; Williams 1-2. Wakefield: Cagianesa 3-13; Davis 2-7; Kory Moore 1-3; Hill 1-(minus 2).