May 22 – Oradell, NJ – The Crusaders found themselves in a 7-3 hole at halftime of the NJSIAA Quarterfinal game vs. Don Bosco Prep on Wednesday. During the final 24 minutes, BC mounted an incredible come-back, tying twice in the final three minutes and gaining possession with under two minutes to go.
A late turnover and set play, shocked the Crusaders with 19 seconds to end their state title hopes 11-10 in front of a terrific crowd at Crusader Stadium.
Sophomore attacker, Brenden Kelly led the BC attack with 5 goals. His line mates, junior, Craig Campbell knotted the game at 9 and senior, DJ Kelly tied the score at 10, late in the game. Andrew Boel recorded two assists for BC and Michael Kearney, Louden Sheehan and Gavin Simcox all scored a goal for BC.
Junior goalie, Max Nolan, played very strong in the goal, turning away 15 shots and was supported by Tom McGee who, as is his staple, played a tremendous game defensively and set up Brenden Kelly in transition with a long pass that translated into a second-half goal.