FULTON, ILL. — Catholic Central’s football team snapped a two-game losing streak with a hard earned 7-6 non-conference win over Fulton, Ill. on the road Saturday afternoon.

All the scoring was done in the first half, with the Crusaders holding Fulton to a pair of field goals while scoring a touchdown and adding the extra point to escape with the win.
Catholic Central found the end zone with just 6:56 left in the first quarter on a one-yard run by David Hill and the successful point after gave the Crusaders a 7-0 lead.
Fulton pulled within four, 7-3 with a field goal with only 31 seconds on the clock in the first period. Fulton kicked its second field goal at the 9:08 mark of the second quarter and the Crusaders led, 7-6 at halftime.
The Crusaders forced another Fulton field goal attempt with 3:18 left in the fourth quarter. But the kick was wide and the Crusaders ran out the remaining time.
Nolan Convertini led the Crusaders in rushing with 92 yards on 15 attempts for an impressive 6.1-yard average per carry. Hill gained 71 yards on 15 carries (4.7-yard average per try) and Chase Willer contributed 52 on just five totes for a 10-yard average per attempt.
Hill led the defense for the Crusaders with 10 tackles, Sam Kartes had nine stops and Quinn McKenna four.
The Crusaders improved to 2-2 on the season and are next scheduled to visit Orchard View on Friday at 7 p.m.