Crusaders Knock off SJR in Top 20 Showdown

January 10 – Oradell, NJ – In the rubber game, BC jumped all over their rivals, with a 19-6 first quarter, led by Matt Zona and Doug Edert who started with six apiece. The second quarter saw BC maintaining a comfortable lead and going into halftime leading 29-17. The Crusaders expanded their lead in the third as Zach Freemantle began to take control of the game, scoring seven of his game-high 16 during that quarter. But it was poise and execution which got the Crusaders through the end as they scored 12 of their 14 fourth quarter points at the free throw line. Doug Edert finished with 14 points, including 4 for 4 free throws in the last stanza and Will Richardson dropped in 4-for-4 from the line as well and finishing with 6 points. Zona finished with double-digits at 11 points, despite dealing with foul trouble for much of the night. Jayson Earle finished with 8 points, Justin Regis – 5, and Raejon Figures added 3 as BC finished off SJR 63-48. Up next is #1 Ranney School at the Boardwalk Classic.