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Crusaders fall to Terriers

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North Greenville dropped a messy, rain-delayed 42-27 loss to Wofford College last Saturday night, moving the Crusaders’ record to 1-1 on the season.

The Crusader defense forced Wofford into a three-and-out on their first drive of the game and North Greenville quickly drove down the field on an eight-play, 70-yard scoring drive.

A tough performance from Eastside wide receiver Ty Thomason was not enough for the Eagles to hold off Christ Church, which used a fourth quarter comeback to win its 43rd consecutive game Friday night.

Fourth quarter surge dooms Eagles

The 42-game winning streak was in trouble Friday night.

Eastside quarterback Drake Turnquist had just found Ty Thomason on a touchdown connection with time winding down in the third, giving the Eagles a 28-16 advantage over Christ Church.

That’s when everything fell apart for Eastside.

Mario Cusano

Cusano is dual threat for Greer

Yellow Jacket quarterback Mario Cusano threw for 129 yards while rushing for 103 yards during Greer’s 35-7 win over Riverside last Friday, earning Offensive Player of the Week honors from The Greer Citizen and Owens Insurance.

Cusano threw for one touchdown on 10 of 12 passing, rushing for a score as well.

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