It was a long night for the Crusaders as the five seed during the first night of the Chaparral Roadrunner Classic Basketball Tournament. Wellington faced the four seed, Clearwater and lost 54-27.
Wellington failed to score in the double digits in any quarter on Wednesday night. Senior, Brian Peck led the Crusaders with 10 points.
This season, Wellington has given up a combine 105 points to Clearwater in two games. The Crusaders lost at Clearwater on Dec. 18, 2012 – the score then was 51-44.
Wellington now moves on in to the loser's bracket and will play again on Friday at 3 p.m. at Chaparral High School.
Jan. 16 Score by quarter
WHS 06 04 08 09 27
CHS 08 12 20 14 54
Top three scorers
B. Peck, senior 10
B. Miles, senior 5
L. Woodbridge, senior 3