Malik Thames scored 25 points, Colfax Nordquist 16 and Cody Demps 13 as No. 3 Pleasant Grove defeated No. 12 Oak Ridge 73-66 in overtime in the Delta River League boys basketball opener tonight in El Dorado Hills.
Bryce Scott had 26 points for Oak Ridge.
The game was tied 57-57 in regulation.
The win moved Pleasant Grove to 16-1. Oak Ridge is 9-7.
In other boys games reported to us involving teams ranked in The Bee's top 20:
Bryce Pressley scored 19 points, Parker Uu 16 and Brian Glodowski 13 as top-ranked Jesuit defeated Ponderosa 85-57 in the DRL opener in Shingle Springs.
D'Erryl Williams had 23 points and Dakarai Allen 21 as No. 2 Sheldon defeated No. 14 Folsom 64-55 in a DRL game at Sheldon. Drew Whitney topped Folsom with 20 points. Sheldon will play at Jesuit on Friday
De'Von Boyd had 17 points, Aaron Cameron 14 and 13 Sacramento High players scored in the No. 4 Dragons' 88-42 Metro Conference win over Hiram Johnson.
#&149; Mitchell Love topped a balanced Burbank scoring attack with 12 points as the No. 6 Titans defeated Florin 73-54 in a Metro Conference game. Ben Walls topped Florin with 25 points.
Trailing 28-27 entering the fourth quarter, No. 8 Franklin rallied to beat Monterey Trail 40-36 in a Delta Valley Conference game.
No. 11 Kennedy defeated Valley 58-47 in the DVC opener.