Joplin, MO – Coach Charles H. Williams Crusaders got off to a fast start and never looked back in defeating the Association Free Lutheran Bible School Conquerors 106-84. Max Berman led the Crusaders with 24 pts while hitting 4 of 9 from 3pt range. Malcolm McCarty had 20 pts and 7 rebs. Aaron Espinosa had 14 pts, Chad Herring had 12 pts/ 6 rebs and Robert Washington netted 12 pts and 7 rebs. ABLS was led by Tim Papillion with 20 pts and Steve Peterson’s 23 pts. DCC meets Arlington Baptist College Thursday night at 7:00 PM in the 2nd round. ABC has defeated the Crusaders twice this season by close margins.