Posted On: 01/30/20 10:27 AM

It may not have been the prettiest offensively but Jesuit's 46-44 double-overtime win over Beaverton on Wednesday night may have been the most exciting contest so far in the Metro League.

In a game where both teams were very deliberate about moving the ball on every possession, there were open shots but both teams failed to take advantage for most of the game (Jesuit ended up shooting .368 for the game, Beaverton .400). But when buckets were needed, the players delivered. Trailing by seven in the forth, the Crusaders rolled off a 7-0 run to tie the game and eventually force overtime.

The first overtime saw both teams step things up on the offensive end as both teams started to make buckets with Lang and Beaverton's John Oleson knocking down big-time threes. Lang stepped up and hit two free throws with five seconds to give Jesuit the lead for good with five seconds to go and after a timeout, Oleson's full-court drive and heave from about 25 feet fell short.

MVP: James Lang (2021 Jesuit)

Lang led the Crusaders with a team-high 18 points, hitting four threes - including two very critical ones in the first overtime that

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