Gian Luca gave the Pirates an early lead not even two minutes into the game on an assist from Adam Cruz.
Hart’s Kohen Porter found the back of the net off a head ball on a corner kick from Guillermo Ortega.
The Pirates defense held the Crusaders to just six shots on goal.
Today’s home opener for Hart against Newaygo, has been cancelled due to lack of players on the Newaygo roster.
Another game is trying to be worked out for later in the week.
Hart next plays on Wednesday, September 8 against North Muskegon for a 5 p.m. kickoff at home.