The Crusaders opened their 2018-2019 southern conference league schedule with a tough 94-79 defeat to the visiting Harbour View Vikings.
The two teams started out tied at 20 after the first 10 minutes but the Vikings cranked up the
The home team responded to the challenge in the 2nd half, cutting the led to nine points with two and half minutes remaining. But Jack Fury-Miller had other plans. First he converted an And-1 lay-up after breaking the Crusaders full court press, then following a Crusaders turn-over, convert a pull up jumper from the right wing push the lead back to 15.
With just over a two minutes to go Ryan Scott hit a long-range 3-pointer cutting the lead to 12 and forcing a Harbour View timeout. Following the timeout and with the shot clock winding down, Fury-Miller nails a step-back, fadeaway jumper over the outstretched hand of his defender to push the lead back to fifteen again and essentially sealing the victory for his team.
Leading the way for the Vikings was Jack Fury-Miller with 39 points and Alex Johnson with 15 points. The Crusaders were