EVERETT -- Nicota Stevenson scored 10 of his 16 points in the first half to help Monroe get off to a good start and the Bearcats held off Mariner in a 4A District 1 loser-out game. Cody Chrisman scored 16 points for the Maruaders, who cut the lead to three in the fourth quarter, but the Bearcats' free-throw shooting iced the contest late in the game. Monroe will travel to Mount Vernon to play the Bulldogs in a consolation semifinal on Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.At Mariner H.S.Monroe 18 13 13 17 -- 61Mariner 9 10 18 19 -- 56Monroe--Hunter Bingham 7, Nicota Stevenson 16, Jason Golden 0, Tyler Sharp 5, Rhen Shore 4, Tristan Witham 0, David Garrison 4, Riley Schelfhout 12, Brandon Gundersen 13. Mariner--Bayek Tutlam 10, Kiante Ahmad-Woods 12, Amrit Singh 0, Cody Chrisman 16, Ali Al-Azadi 13, CJ Garrison 0, Puma Purewal 3, Greg Whitaker 2. 3-point goals--Bingham 2, Stevenson 3, Gundersen, Al-Azadi 3, Purewal. Records--Monroe 9-13 overall. Mariner 11-11.