Misenheimer, N.C. - North Greenville fell to 2-5 in Conference Carolinas play on Monday night after falling to Pfeiffer University 69-58.
Miguel Reyes Cartagena led the Crusaders with 22-points and was the only player in double-figures for NGU. Daniel Burchette and Justin Dotson both had nine points while Jai Jenks led the team with six rebounds.
North Greenville's biggest lead of the night came in the first half as Cartagena put the Crusaders up by nine, twice with a pair of jumpers. The Falcons closed the lead to just one point with 39-seconds left in the opening period before a three-pointer as the clock expired gave Pfeiffer a 28-26 advantage, its first lead since 16:14 mark.
NGU trailed by 12 in the second half but cut the deficit to five with 1:06 left in the game. The Crusaders would come up empty in their next possession however as the Falcons locked up their fourth league win of the season with a pair of free throws.
The Crusaders fell to 4-9 overall with a game against Erskine College scheduled for Wednesday evening in Due West, South Carolina. The Crusaders and Flying Fleet is scheduled for a 7:30pm.