Posted on

continued from page the lead ….

continued from page

the lead with 4:57 in the period on a 10-yard touchdown run. The two-point conversion was no good putting them on top 28-22.

In the fourth quarter the Crusaders took back the lead on the first play of the period on a 19-yard touchdown run from Baker. Bowers tacked on the PAT to put RTCA up 29-28.

The Jaguars again took the lead back after a long drive with 9:53 remaining in the game on a 3-yard touchdown run. They went for the 2-point conversion but RTCA kept them out, and the score was 34-29 with TJ up on the Crusaders.

The Jaguars fumbled the ball on their next possession with Jayden Toole coming up with it for the Crusaders with just over four minutes left to play in the game. Powell had a big run down to the 10-yard line. Just two plays later Stanley broke free around the left side for a touchdown with just 59 seconds to play. That gave RTCA a 35-34 lead over the Jaguars. RTCA tried for two, but did not get it, but they still held the lead.

RTCA's defense did a solid job on the next series as they forced the ball over on downs with 30 seconds to play. The Crusaders ran out the rest of the clock to take the upset win over Thomas Jefferson, 35-34.

This week RTCA will be back at home to host Memorial Day. The game will be on Thursday night and kickoff is set for 7:00 p.m.

Recent Death Notices