Grant Brown scored 17 points to lead three players in double figures for the second-seeded Crusaders (18-3), who out-scored the 15th-seeded Stags (10-11) 41-16 in the second half to pull away in a Division 3 first-round matchup in Whitinsville. Whitinsville Christian will host 10th-seeded Hopedale at 7 p.m. Friday in a quarterfinal. Tim Dufficy (14 points) and Graham Tienhaara (13 points) were the other Crusaders to reach double figures, while Tahanto's Danny Hergert buried four 3-pointers and led all scorers with 18 points.
Whitinsville Christian 71, Tahanto 46
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at Whitinsville
Updated: Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, 9:53 p.m.