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Manassas Park Too Much for George Mason [VIDEO]

Mustangs couldn’t hold a seven-point halftime lead Thursday night.

The George Mason High Mustangs shot out of the gates early against visiting Bull Run District foe Manassas Park High on Thursday but managed to lose 53-45.

The Mustangs took a 31-24 lead into the half but the Cougars came out fighting.

“I told them at half time we had to come back,” Manassas Park Head Coach George Bailey said. “We made some adjustments and that helped. They played great after the half.”

The Cougars inched past the Mustangs in the third quarter, taking a 42-38 lead into the final quarter. A Sam Selby three-pointer put Mason up 43-42 with 5:48 left in the game, it wasn’t enough.

Myles Durr lead all scores with 15 points for Manassas Park and Douglas Leonard chipped in 9 points.

Nick Bourbeau led Mason with 11 points and Will Nunley, Elliot Mercado and George deMars each added 8 points.

For highlights from the game, click the video at right.

Box score

      

Teams

Quarter 1

Quarter 2

Quarter 3

Quarter 4

Final

Manassas Park

13

11

18

11

53

Mason

21

10

7

7

45

 Manassas Park Scorers:

Derek Appleton  0 2-4 2,  Nasser smith 3 2-2 8,  Myles Durr  6 0-0 15,  Laquan Gaines-Ward  2 5-7 9,    Douglas Leonard 4 0-0 12, Isaac Idigo 3 1-1 7

Mason Scorers:

Nunley 5 0-2 10, Bourbeau 3 3-4 11, Mercado 1 2-2 4, Duman 4 0-0 8, Walter 1 0-0 3, Castaneda 1 0-0 2, McMillen 1 2-4 4, Selby 1 0-0 3

Three pointers:

Manassas Park:Myles Durr (3),  Douglas Leonard (4)

Mason:Bourbeau (2),  Walter (1),  Selby (1)

Technical Fouls:None

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