The Minden High Crimson Tide and Lady Tiders began district play Tuesday with a pair of wins over Northwood at The Palace.
In the boys game, the Crimson Tide and Falcons battled throughout the night, with the Crimson Tide edging the Falcons, 61-57.
“It was a battle all the way,” Crimson Tide head coach Alan Shaw said. “We didn’t get off to a very good start, but once again we got great production from our bench to keep us in the ballgame early.”
Northwood was able to contain the Tide’s Kevin Hamilton, who had been on a tear as of late,