Time winding down, seconds left in the fourth quarter. The crowd is explosive and barely sitting on the edge of their seats. Everybody in the gym knows who is going to get the ball. The timeout is over and its time to resume play! Junior forward Duran Richards comes out of the huddle confident to take this last second shot that can determine his teams faith. 81-80 is the score, the crusaders trail by one point to Crow Creek High School. "Richards has been keeping this team on his back all night. He is doing whatever his team needs him to do to stay alive tonight. He's crashing the boards on offense and making his man work on defense. He is just giving it his all tonight crash"
"Yes he his Todd, he is shooting from the perimeter, attacking the big men on the inside. There is just so many ways this kid can hurt your team."
The buzzer sounds and the ball is inbounded to the 4year All-State small forward who will determine the outcome. A double team with 5.4 seconds from half court
"Richards breaks the double team, he gets it past half court he pulls up from 38 feet out"
Richards HITS THE THREE, THE SADERS HAVE WON, THEY HAVE WON THANKS TO DURAN RICHARDS The junior really pulled through with a big performance hitting a 3 pointer from 38 feet out. Duran Richards showed leadership and confidence stepping up tonight against the #1 team in the country. The All-state Forward finished big tonight with 57 points, 14 rebounds, 6 assists and 3 steals plus a clutch 3-pointer to win the North America Basketball Championship"