Dryden’s Jack Kaplan looks to elude a Lake Fenton defender during their non-league encounter last Thursday. photo by Kevin Kissane.

DRYDEN — Dryden handed Lake Fenton a 51-36 setback in a non-league varsity boys’ basketball encounter last Thursday night.

With the outcome, Dryden moves to 4-2 overall.

In Thursday’s encounter, Dryden took a 7-4 edge after one quarter was done.

Dryden then followed it up with a 13-10 second quarter advantage, increasing their lead to 20-14 at the halftime break.

When the action resumed, Dryden picked up where it left off. Bolstered by a 15-8 third quarter, edge, the Cardinals pushed their cushion to 35-22.

Dryden then outscored Lake Fenton 16-14 from that point on, finishing off a 51-36 win.

For Dryden, Jack Kaplan led the way with a 23-point performance. Kaplan drained five triples along the way. The Cardinals also had Brady Czape (12 points, including a trifecta), Nate Schenkel (six), Kody Livingston (a triple), Ronny Hudson (three) along with Rylan Rudd and Coulter Waite (two each) reach the scoring column.

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.