Posted On: 02/16/19 7:54 PM
When it comes to the Metro League, you don’t take anything for granted. That was certainly the case on Friday night. With Jesuit hosting an emotional senior night and Beaverton missing arguably their top player, it seemed as if it would be a cakewalk for the league-leading Crusaders. Instead one of the most classic rivalries in all of the state came into play and Beaverton survived a late Jesuit run to pull off the upset on the road, 42-40.
The Crusaders never really got rolling in the game as they struggled to get any kind of offensive rhythm against Beaverton’s zone defense. Jesuit shot only 4-for-21 in the first half and trailed, 16-11 at halftime. Things got a little better in the second half and the Crusaders made a late run