DRYDEN — Dryden handed host Memphis a 56-39 setback in a non-league varsity boys' basketball battle Monday night.
With the decision, Dryden moves to 1-0 overall. Memphis slips to 0-1 this season.
In Monday's battle, Memphis took a 13-10 edge after one quarter was done.
Dryden's Jack Kaplan splits a pair of Memphis defenders during a non-league confrontation Monday night. photo by Kevin Kissane.
The second quarter would see Memphis collect 12 points as did Dryden. That made it 25-22, Memphis, at the halftime break.
When play resumed, Dryden struck with an 18-5 third quarter edge to go ahead 40-30 with 24 minutes gone.
Dryden then outscored Memphis 16-9 the rest of the way, closing out a 56-39 victory.
John DelCampo led Dryden with 15 points. Jack Kaplan (13, including a pair of trifectas) and Jared Czape (11) hit for double digit point totals as well. The Cardinals also had Hunter Gall (five points, featuring a trey) plus Ronny Hudson, Cody Hultquist and Brady Czape (four each) connect.
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.