DRYDEN — Dryden rolled to a convincing 65-37 victory over host North Huron in a North Central Thumb League varsity boys' basketball encounter last Friday night.
With the final, Dryden moves to 8-0 and 6-0.
In Friday's encounter, Dryden and North Huron ended the initial quarter with 11 points apiece.
Quarter two saw Dryden manage 28 points and North Huron hit for 12, leaving the former with a 39-23 halftime lead to protect.
When play resumed, Dryden seized command. Aided by a 19-6 third quarter edge, the Cardinals went ahead 58-29 with 24 minutes gone.
North Huron then put together an 8-7 fourth quarter rally, only to drop a 65-37 verdict.
Max Kage (21 points, including five trifectas), Justin Knox (12, featuring a trey), Evan Pocius (10, with a pair of triples) and John DelCampo (10) led Dryden with double figure outputs. They were backed by Jared Czape (five), Ethan Hyatt and Trey Raab (three each) along with Logan Carpenter (one).
Kevin Kissane has been covering high school sports for the Tri-City Times since 1985. When not standing on a field or court with his camera and notepad, he enjoys golf, travel and family. Kevin is a 1980 graduate of Capac High School, and is also a grad of St. Clair Community College and earned a degree in journalism from Central Michigan University.