Area teams returned to the basketball court on Thursday night. The North Mercer boys and girls hosted Lamoni, IA, while the Grundy R-5 boys and girls saw action in the Novinger Tournament.
The North Mercer boys beat Lamoni, 74-53. Austin Hague led the way with 21 points, eight rebounds, one assist and three steals. Ben Stark, Heath West and Coulter Miller all scored 10 or more points as the Cardinals