January 30, 2008 DRYDEN — Dryden slipped past visiting Memphis, 32-29, in North Central Thumb League varsity girls' basketball contest last Thursday night.
With the outcome, Dryden improves to 10-4 overall and 10-3 when pitted against NCTL counterparts.
In Thursday's contest, Dryden grabbed a 13-9 edge after one quarter was complete.
Memphis then bounced back with a 7-5 second quarter advantage.
That left Dryden holding an 18-16 edge at the halftime break.
When the action resumed, Dryden padded its cushion some
Thanks to an 8-7 third quarter advantage, Dryden took a 26-23 lead at the 24-minute mark.
Dryden and Memphis then hit for six points each during the fourth quarter of play, leaving the former with a 32-29 win to celebrate when the final buzzer sounded.
Sarah DeCeuninck paced Dryden with 10 points. Caitlyn Crowel (eight), April Warner (six), Lynsey Marchwinski (four) along with Cortney Lowney and Hillary Mason (two each) also contributed points to the Cardinals' cause.
DeCeuninck and Crowel tacked on the top Dryden rebounding credentials. They pulled down 14 and eight missed shots, respectively.