While achieving a coveted state cut has proven more challenging this season with tougher Class 3 times, Mason keeps building its states-bound roster.
The Mustangs came out firing and finished the first quarter up 20-3 after shutting down the Wildcats’ best player and only senior Brianna Hogan.
The Mustangs lost their chance to win late in the fourth quarter last Wednesday when a three-point attempt by junior guard Deven Martino couldn’t convert and ultimately sealed the game’s outcome.
George Mason High School’s girls basketball team couldn’t generate much offense in consecutive games but was only burned by it once, with a 42-29 loss to William Monroe High School Tuesday night and a 32-27 win over Brentsville District High School last Thursday.
Whether a skater is gearing up for more competitions or going on break and pondering the future will be determined at the 2020 U.S. Figure Skating Championships, which take place on Jan. 21 in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Rounding out 2019 with two more wins, the George Mason High School boys swim team finished first among twelve area teams in the Holiday Hundreds Invitational meet at the Prince William Aquatic Center back on Dec. 14.
The high of a victory was sandwiched in between two losses for George Mason High School’s boys basketball team at the Joe Cascio Holiday Classic last week.
Nine of Mason’s 13 entered wrestlers placed in the top four of their weight class.
The Mustangs will play at 9:30 p.m. to open the Joe Cascio Holiday Classic at Falls Church High School tonight.
The Mustangs came up short by three points after a sleepy second and third quarter put them in the deep hole.