Four-time defending Delta Valley Conference champion Franklin held off Laguna Creek 64-60 in overtime tonight in the boys basketball league opener at Laguna Creek High School.
Franklin outscored Laguna Creek 11-7 in the overtime period after the game ended 53-53 in regulation.
Benson Osayande led Franklin (8-9) with 17 points. Victor Rustin added 16 and Dionte Young 11. Andre Lewis and Malik Pope each had 14 points for Laguna Creek (9-9).
Franklin will play host to Monterey Trail and Laguna Creek plays at Elk Grove as DVC play continues on Friday.