The fourth quarter would feature several lead changes.
It was there Dryden put up 20 points, while allowing Owen-Gage 18.
That left Dryden with a 66-61 victory to celebrate when the final second ticked off the clock.
Chad Butler led Dryden with a 23-point effort. Butler connected on a pair of three-pointers en route.
Tom Ferrett (12 points, featuring a trey) proved the next biggest Dryden offensive threat. The remaining Cardinal points went to Evan Hazen and Greg Anderson (nine each), Kyd Song (eight, with a pair of triples), Jeff Chisholm (three) and Al Clark (two).
Brandon Duby (21 points) paced Owen-Gage. Brent Reil (13 points) and Justin Trupe (11) gave the Bulldogs double figure outputs as well.