Playing in its first ever appearance in the Niobrara Valley Conference tournament, the Neligh-Oakdale basketball teams split first-round action Saturday.
The No. 13 Neligh-Oakdale girls fell 57-24 to No. 4 Stuart at Ewing.
In the boys game, No. 10 Neligh-Oakdale boys defeated No. 7 North Central. The Warriors will take on No. 2 St. Mary's at 6:15 p.m. on Tuesday on the Cardinals' home court.