Posted On: 01/8/20 12:01 AM

The Faith Lutheran Crusaders continued their hot start to the season. Despite losing their top 4 scorers from a year ago, the Crusaders have raced to a 10-4 start. They captured another victory on Tuesday night by defeating conference rival Bonanza. They were lead by junior Azavier Johnson who Coach Bret Walters said "Played his best game tonight" He poured in 32 points and was all over the floor, assisting, defending and making plays for his teammates. Bonanza under 1st-year coach Kevin Soares kept it close, behind the shooting of senior Kendall Burrell who finished with 17 including 4 3's. In the end, Faith walked away with a 73-54 victory. Here are my 5 takeaways from Faith Lutheran vs Bonanza.

(1) Azavier Johnson Is One Of The Toughest Matchups In The State.

I'm not sure what you do with him. If you put a quick guard on him, he's just too strong and usually bullies them to the basket. If you try to put a bigger forward on him, he's too quick. His high IQ allows him to recognize and then take advantage of these mismatches. Whenever he had a smaller defender on him, he instinctively knew to take them

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