The Mandan Mavericks nine-year-old team beat West Fargo, 13-1, in the state championship game on Monday July 14. The Tournament was held in Bismarck. The Mavericks will be representing Mandan in the Midwest Regional Tournament in Gering, Neb., on July 24-29. This is the first time that the Mandan Mavericks, at any age level, have won a state championship.
Pictured in the front row (l-r) are McCoy Keller, Karsyn Jablonski, Cooper Froelich, Lucas Burgum, Luke Darras, Kyyan Jahner; middle row (l-r) are Dylan Ell, Tahrye Frank, Noah Wilson, Evan Fleck, Ryan Whitten, Brayden Bunnell; and back row (l-r) are Coaches Pat Darras, Corey Burgum and Jon Jablonski (Submitted photo)