Eli Feingold’s field goal provides perfect finish for Marblehead in classic 111th Thanksgiving meeting with Swampscott

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“I woke up this morning ready to do whatever I was called upon to do,” said Feingold, a senior. “Whether it was field goals, extra points, whatever . . . That was my first game-winner. I’m just happy for the team, they got me down there. It was up to them and they executed. I just had to do my job.”

Swampscott's Dylan Dubiel (54) congratulates Joshua Robertson (8) of Marblehead following their Thanksgiving meeting.
Swampscott’s Dylan Dubiel (54) congratulates Joshua Robertson (8) of Marblehead following their Thanksgiving meeting.Erin Clark/Globe Staff

It’s the ninth straight win in the series for the Magicians (11-0). And it’s not one that will soon be forgotten.

Marblehead marched down the field with a 16-play, 80-yard scoring drive that put the visitors up 28-20 after Josh Robertson found Connor Cronin for a 13-yard score with 3:13 remaining. But Swampscott stormed back.

Cam O’Brien hit Cole Hamernick for a 51-yard connection to set up a Xaviah Bascon 2-yard touchdown run. O’Brien found Hamernick for the 2-point conversion and tied the game with 42 seconds remaining.

“That’s too much time,” Robertson said. “They gave us too much time, our offensive is too explosive for that . . . 45 seconds I felt comfortable putting together a drive and getting close enough for the score or the field goal.”

Robertson (17 of 25, 169 yards) completed passes to Cronin and Craig Michalowski, and scrambled on another play to get Marblehead in field goal range.

“It’s a huge win,” Robertson said. “Swampscott’s a great team, we’re undefeated, they were undefeated, we’re both going to Super Bowls — that was one of the most hyped-up games.”

Marblehead responded every time Swampscott struck.

Marblehead’s Joshua Robertson was able to get the better of Swampscott's defense, completing 17 of 25 passes for 169 yards.
Marblehead’s Joshua Robertson was able to get the better of Swampscott’s defense, completing 17 of 25 passes for 169 yards.Erin Clark/Globe Staff

Swampscott (11-1) scored on its second offensive snap when O’Brien (6 of 11, 151 yards) found Jason Codispoti for a 42-yard touchdown. Marblehead answered with back-to-back scoring drives on the back of a pair of 2-yard George…