East boys basketball lost a GMC matchup against Mason on Tuesday. Final score 59-44. The Hawks got a slow start in the contest but stayed in the battle early into the 2nd quarter. Mason was able to utilize their pressure and an East off shooting night to build an insurmountable lead. Falling behind by 14 at the break, the Hawks rallied but only was able to get within 9 points of the lead in the 2nd half.
Junior Jarrett Cox had to fight hard for his 23 points to lead East. Cox leads the GMC in scoring with a 18.9 average per game. Soph Matt DeSalvo chipped in 4 trays for 12 points. Evan Kuhlman added 5 assists.
East (12-7, 8-5) will seek to avenge an earlier season loss to Hamilton when the Hawks travel there this Friday, Feb. 10th.