Three area boys basketball teams will join the Sheldon boys in CIF Northern California Regional semifinal play after winning games tonight.
Here are tonight's highlights:
Malik Thames had 18 points and Matthew Hayes added 13 as No. 2 seeded Pleasant Grove defeated No. 10 Piedmont Hills of San Jose 60-36 in Elk Grove. The Eagles will play host Tuesday to No. 6 De La Salle of Concord, a 43-39 winner over No. 3 San Leandro.
Freshman Devin Young had 20 points, 14 rebounds and eight blocked shots and De'Von Boyd added 19 points and five rebounds as No. 5 Sacramento defeated Grant 77-52 in Del Paso Heights. De'Sean Parson had 22 points for Grant. Sacramento will play Tuesday at top-seeded Dublin, an 86-75 winner of No. 8 El Camino of South San Francisco.
No. 10 St. Francis came to No. 2 Antelope, took a 33-22 halftime lead, then held of the Titans for a 61-59 upset. The Lancers are 14-16 this season; Antelope finishes 25-7.
No. 7 Liberty Ranch's Cinderella run came to an end with a 57-42 loss at No. 2 Riordan of San Francisco.
Trey Belton had 17 points, Justice Shelton-Mosely 15, Nifae Lealao 14 and UC Iroegbu 12 as No. 2 Capital Christian defeated No. 7 Head Royce of Oakland 79-59 in Sacramento. The Cougars will play host Tuesday to No. 3 University High of San Francisco, a 79-69 winner over Central Catholic of Modesto.