Leading 33-31 with just over six minutes to play, North Greenville attempted to fake a punt, but Justin Jones fumbled into the end zone to be recovered by Charleston Southernís Alexius Ferguson to give the Bucs their first lead since their opening drive. Eli Byrdís two-point conversion pass to Vernon Huger was good to put the Bucs up 39-33.
On the ensuing possession, Jon Carmon intercepted a North Greenville pass and returned it 61 yards to the NGU 16-yardline. On the very next play,
Jada Ross led the Bucs defensively with nine tackles, while Josh Warrior and Mike McCann each recorded eight tackles.
Tyrell Davis exploded for 18 tackles, including seven solo tackles and 2.5 tackles for a loss, while Doug Wilson notched 15 tackles to lead the Crusader defense.
The Bucs opened up the scoring on their first drive as Nick Ellis connected on a 20-yard field goal to give
The Crusaders added to their total on an 8-yard touchdown strike from Moeller to Brandon Dobbins with 4:54 remaining in the first quarter. Escalonaís PAT capped a five-play, 73-yard drive to give
Each squad struck twice in the second quarter. Matt Moore, in his first game since September 13th, scored on a 14-yard pass from Moeller at the 13:12 mark. Escalonaís kick made the score 20-10.
The Bucs cut the lead to three points on a Byrd 14-yard touchdown strike to Brown wit 2:48 remaining in the first half. Ellisí kick made the score 20-17.
The Bucs answered on their next possession, driving 49 yards in seven plays. Byrd capped the drive with an 8-yard touchdown pass to Clayton Coffman. Ellisí PAT cut the score to 27-24.
After forcing North Greenville to punt on their next possession,
The Bucs rounded out the scoring on the recovered fumble and