The Crusaders improve to 5-6 on the season, while the Braves fall to 4-7.
The win marks
Moeller completed his
Moeller’s favorite target of the day was Brandon Dobbins, who caught nine passes for 123 yards and two touchdowns. Travis NeeSmith recorded five receptions, while Talbert capped his Crusader career with four receptions for 70 yards and two touchdowns.
Rashad Cummings led the ground game for
Defensively, Tyrell Davis led the Crusaders by recording nine tackles, including 4.5 tackles for a loss and 2.5 sacks.
Ryan Horton led the Braves on offense, completing 13 of 24 passes for 159 yards and one touchdown. Darrin Watkins made five receptions for 69 yards and a touchdown.
Adam Deese made ten tackles to lead the Braves defense.
UNC Pembroke cut the score to 10-6 on a 7-yard pass from Ryan Horton to Darrin Watkins. The PAT attempt failed.
On their next possession, the Crusaders went 75 yards in ten plays for a touchdown. Moeller connected with Dobbins from seven yards on the score. Sears added the PAT to put
The Crusaders wasted no time scoring in the second half. Matt Moore took the handoff 81-yards to the end zone on the first play from scrimmage in the third quarter. Sears’ PAT made the score 31-6.
The Crusaders threatened to score another touchdown midway through the fourth quarter, but failed to convert a fourth-and-two from the four-yard line. UNCP took over on downs, but was sacked in the end zone by Jarius Mack on third-down for a safety to make the score its final of 40-6.