FAIRFIELD — Jansen Smith had a double-double in the Vanden High boys basketball team’s official season opener, helping the Vikings earn a 71-69 victory in overtime over Inderkum of Sacramento at Jim Boyd Gym, Wednesday.
Smith’s stat line for the Vikings (1-0) featured 11 points, 10 rebounds and five blocks, while Thomas Avent also had 11 points. Joey Kuzbiski led Vanden in scoring with 20 points.
The Vikings host Armijo on Saturday in a quadrupleheader.
Buckingham 58, Trinity Prep 45: At Napa, the Knights (2-0) were led by Chandler Stone with 25 points. Phillip Kennedy followed with 11, while Joey Morales had nine points and five rebounds.
Buckingham hosts John Adams Academy at Vaca Peña, Saturday, at 7:30 p.m.