The Bismarck Governors and Mandan Chiefs each went 1-1 on the first day of the North Dakota/South Dakota Border Battle.
The host Chiefs began the day with an 8-4 win over Pierre. The Governors then beat Pierre 12-2.
Later in the day, the two North Dakota teams each had a crack at the Rapid City Stars. The Stars took down both teams, first defeating Bismarck 9-5 and then Mandan 11-1.