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Crusaders beat Eagles in I-A playoffs

Boulder City forced turnovers on Faith Lutheran’s first two drives on Thursday, and used a field goal to get on the board first, but the Crusaders scored the next 40 points to beat the Eagles 40-11 in the first round of the Division I-A playoffs.

Christian Marshall carried 13 times for 106 yards, including touchdown runs of 17 and 11 yards, for Faith Lutheran (7-3). Greg Benson completed 10 of 14 passes for 185 yards, throwing for a touchdown and running for another.

Austin Wishard finished 8-of-19 passing for 100 yards for Boulder City (4-6), which scored on a 1-yard run by Brooks Roe and a 23-yard field goal by Patrick Hood.

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