The Marion County R-II boys basketball team fell at home, 56-16, to North Shelby to open the season last Tuesday.

The Raiders jumped out to a 17-4 lead and went into halftime up by 25.

This week, the Mustangs were to travel to Bevier, Thursday, and Mark Twain, Friday, before competing in the Monroe City Tournament Dec. 9-14.

The eighth-seeded Mustangs will open tournament play at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9, against top-seeded Monroe City.

See more in this week's Palmyra Spectator.