The Crusaders, who were playing their first game under first-year coach Blake Englehardt, stayed in the game through the first half. But the afternoon game took its toll on a roster with low numbers.
Keswick’s first score came on a 31-yard touchdown pass from Asher Thompson to TJ Muscarella.in the first quarter. Muscarella became a dependable target, finishing with five catches for 87 yards.
The Crusaders dealt with cramps from players going both ways and fell behind 30-7 in the second half.
In the fourth quarter, Josh Joy ran five yards for a touchdown for Keswick’s final score.