Mariner falls to Monroe | Boys prep basketball

By Megan Managan | Jan 08, 2014

The Mariner boys basketball team traveled to Monroe on Tuesday, Jan. 7 for a non-league game. The Marauders lost 46-35 to the Bearcats.

Monroe led 17-10 after one quarter of play, but Mariner outscored the Bearcats 10-5 in the second, to make it a 22-20 game at halftime.

In the third quarter, Monroe took control, outscoring Mariner 14-9 and added another 10 in the fourth while holding the Marauder's to six points.

DeRhaun Mallett scored 13 points during the loss, while Andre Haghgoo scored nine points and Kevin Villalobos added five points. Erwin Dzeko and Gregory Whitaker each scored three points and Ryan Mendoza added two.

The Marauders are 1-4 in league and 2-8 this season. The team will host Mount Vernon on Thursday, Jan. 9 at 7:15 p.m.

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