In the 17 & under boys division of the Heroes basketball league, the Crusaders beat the FDNY by a final score of 61 to 26 on Wednesday . The Crusaders just had too much height and pulled away in the first half and they held the lead throughout the contest. The high scorers for the Crusaders were Michael Mercado with 5 points and Luis Salano with 4 . The high scorer for the FDNY was Mark Crimmins with 10. John Romano also contributed in the winning effort with passing .