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good to close the lead to 28- 20.
RTCA scored next with just 3 seconds left in the first half when Stanley hit WR Tripp Durden from 11-yards out. Bowers made the PAT to make the score RTCA 35-20 at the half.
The Bucs came out and controlled the clock for most of the third quarter and scored with 7:35 left when Mosley took it in from 1-yard out. The PAT was good to cut the RTCA lead to 35-27.
On their next offensive possession, the Crusaders drive stalled. Bowers kicked a 25-yard field goal with 4:14 left in the third quarter. RTCA led 38-27 at the end of the period. In the fourth quarter after a long drive, the Bucs scored when Mosley took the ball into the endzone from 3-yards out. The two-point try was no good. RTCA led 38-33.
Tripp Durden recovered a Bucs fumble at the 20-yard line with 5:16 remaining. The Crusaders failed to score when Stanley threw an interception in the endzone with just 2:49 left in the game. The Bucs scored next and took the lead with 1:12 left in the contest on a 56-yard touchdown pass. The two-point try was no good, but Briarwood now led 39-38.
The Crusaders drove down the field and scored with only 28 seconds left in the game when Stanley threw a 30-yard touchdown pass to Jashaun Powell. The PAT from Bowers was good to put RTCA back in front 4539.
Briarwood had one last chance in the game, but DB Jayden Toole intercepted a Buccaneer pass with 7 seconds left to seal the win for the Crusaders.
The Crusaders are on the road this Friday night to take on the Valwood Valiants in Valdosta at 7:30 p.m.