Archbishop Moeller (Cincinnati, Ohio)
saw its 21-point lead dwindle to seven, but still managed to hang on and beat St. Xavier (Louisville, Ky.)
34-27 on Saturday.
The Fighting Crusaders were up 24-10 at the half after taking the lead on a Keith Watkins Ii
touchdown run in the second quarter.
Archbishop Moeller expanded its lead to 17 points entering the fourth quarter. AM scored two times in the third, including once on a touchdown run.
The Cincinnati school's most effective player was Watkins Ii. The senior running back ran for two touchdowns.
The Tigers' Michael Ackerman
was the standout player for his team. The sophomore wide receiver ran for three touchdowns and kicked two field goals.
The Fighting Crusaders also won the meeting between the two teams last season, 27-10.
The loss comes after St. Xavier defeated Doss 58-6 last week. With the win Archbishop Moeller extended its winning streak to four games.
In a non-conference game next week St. Xavier (3-2) takes on Central, and Archbishop Moeller (4-0) will go up against St. Xavier in a Greater Catholic - South game.This story is based on information MaxPreps obtained from Qwixcore reports. Qwixcore, MaxPreps new live-scoring tool, allows fans to serve other fans by reporting live scores of games from their phones. Occasionally, errors may occur and are usually a result of incorrect data input. For more information on Qwixcore, or to find out how you can Qwixcore your game, please click here.