The second part of the second half of the high school basketball season got underway tonight. It's the Northern California Basketball Tournament. The top four finishers of the top five divisions in each Section throughout the state compete for the coveted title of "State Champion."
Tonight in Palo Alto, the Pleasant Grove girls defeated Palo Alto H.S., 66-56.
At Pleasant Grove H.S., the Eagles' boys' team beat Castlemont, 64-57. Next up will be De La Salle on the road on Saturday.
The Sheldon boys earned a first-round bye and will open the Nor Cals Saturday at 7 p.m. at home.
Also in girls' action, Florin was defeated by Casa Grande, 55-52, in Division II action.