DRYDEN — Dryden registered a 50-33 road triumph against Mayville in a Blue Water Area Conference varsity boys' basketball matchup last Friday night.
With the result, Dryden raises its mark to 13-2 overall and 9-1 as far as North Central Thumb League contests are concerned.
In Friday's matchup, Dryden jumped out to an 11-2 advantage after one quarter was over with.
Quarter two saw Mayville bounce back with a 15-9 edge to close the gap to 20-17 at the halftime break.
When the action resumed, the momentum shifted back to Dryden's side. Bolstered by a 13-7 third quarter advantage, the Cardinals went up 33-24 with 24 minutes gone.
Dryden then outscored Mayville 17-9 the rest of the way, closing out a 50-33 triumph.
Max Kage (15 points, featuring a pair of treys) and Justin Knox (14, with three triples) proved Dryden's toughest players to stop. They were backed by Jared Czape (nine points) along with Sean Riley, Evan Pocius and Trey Raab (four each).
Knox and Riley (six apiece) added Dryden's top rebounding totals.
Dryden also received four assists courtesy of Czape.
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.