Billy Hansen scored 18 points but it was in a losing effort as Ashland dropped its season opener to Pleasant Valley, 66-39, Thursday at the eight-team Harlan Carter Tournament in Redding, Calif.

Billy Hansen scored 18 points but it was in a losing effort as Ashland dropped its season opener to Pleasant Valley, 66-39, Thursday at the eight-team Harlan Carter Tournament in Redding, Calif.

The Grizzlies will face Soquel tonight in the consolation bracket.

PLEASANT VALLEY (66) Drews 4, Godinez 2, Holyoak 0, Thomas 9, Eagleton 9, Burington 5, Pitman 7, Engstrom 0, Ellis 13, Dooney 5, Darylmtle 10, Hanlon 2. Totals: 24 17-26 66.

ASHLAND (39) Skinner 0, Mills 0, Heater 3, Hansen 18, Mickey 0, Hitchko 5, Presicci 2, Schlecht 3, McCoy 4, Good 0, Morrison 4. Totals: 13 10-18 39.

Pleasant Valley 12 14 16 24 66

Ashland 4 12 11 12 39

3-point goals Pleasant Valley 1 (Thomas1), Ashland 3 (Hansen 2, McCoy 1).

JV score Pleasant Valley 66, Ashland 29.