Aaron Hudgins led the Pioneers (35-10) at the plate as he went 5-for-6 on the day with five RBI and scored three runs.
Game 1: No. 16
NGU responded in a big way with a five-run inning, including Rick Broadway's grand slam down the left field line to cut the deficit to 7-6.
The Crusaders tallied 13 hits in the loss, including Cory Hinton's three-hit performance and two hits each by Mike Reis and Curt Marshall.
Game 2: No. 16
Rosa and Carlos Rivera recorded the big hits of the frame.
Boo Morrow remained perfect on the year as he scattered six hits in his four innings of work to improve his record to 4-0. Morrow, Ryan Pfleger, Eric Donahue and Chris Hanney combined on
Dylan Davidson went 2-for-3 for the Crusaders and held the Pioneers at bay for the last four innings from the mound as he scattered a pair of hits and struck out six.
NGU returns to action April 11th against Southern Wesleyan at Ashmore Field.