Photo: Basketball Reds take on Stone Ridge

Gustine’s varsity basketball Reds opened their season Friday against visiting Stone Ridge Christian. Above, Noel Perez shoots over a Stone Ridge Christian defender. The Knights won a close contest that went down to the wire, scoring as time expired to defeat Gustine 40-39. Nathan Nunes led Gustine with 15 points, and Giovanni Quezada was in double figures with 12. Gannon Silva put up six points, Devin Bettencourt chipped in three, Perez scored two and Gomes hit a free throw.