Defense was the theme in Asheville as the Carolina Crusaders and Asheville Saints battled Saturday afternoon. Asheville’s touchdowns came late in the third quarter and their defense stopped Carolina in the 4th quarter to set up a game tying touchdown with seconds left in the 4th. The Crusaders defense stopped the extra point attempted and then quickly scored in OT to put them up by 8 points. Asheville’s offense was stymied in their attempt to tie the game and the Crusaders pulled out a win in a hard fought battle in the mountains of Asheville.
Carolina Crusaders 28
Asheville Saints 20