In high school basketball, Mandan split its season opener with West Fargo Sheyenne on Dec. 6 at Mandan High School.
In the girl’s game. Mandan held a 16-point lead at the half. The Braves went on to win 71-62 to start the season with a win.
The boys were not as lucky. Mandan trailed 39-34 at the break. The Braves were unable to overcome the deficit as they fell, 62-58.