Nationally ninth-ranked and top-seeded Limestone scored two goals in the first half and added another in the 63rd minute as the Saints advance to the semifinal round with a 3-0 Conference Carolinas Tournament quarterfinal victory this evening at Saints Field.
Limestone will now host the two semifinal matches and Saturday's final as it improves to 15-1-1, while the Crusaders end their season with final tally of 4-9-4.
The Saints attempted 20 shots on the night as they got on the board in the 20th minute on a Jorge Mackenna marker, the first of his two on the night.
11 minutes later the lead grew to 2-0 on Gui Machado's bicycle kick score off of a Mackenna pass. The score stayed 2-0 at the half.
Mackenna added the final goal of the match in the 63rd minute to close the scoring.