DRYDEN — Dryden rolled to a convincing 52-17 victory over visiting Lakeville in a non-league varsity girls’ basketball game last Friday night.

Dryden’s Natalie Embree brings the ball up the floor during a game versus Lakeville last Friday night. Photo by Helfer Photography

With the decision, Dryden improves to 1-0 overall.
In Friday’s game, Dryden bolted out to a 13-6 advantage after one quarter was over with.
Quarter two would see Dryden collect 16 points, while holding Lakeville to none. That staked them to a 29-6 cushion at the halftime break.
When play resumed, Dryden continued to pull away. Thanks to a 17-9 third quarter advantage, the Cardinals forged a 46-15 cushion with 24 minutes gone.
Dryden then outscored Lakeville 6-2 the rest of the way, finishing off a 52-17 victory.
Hannah Peyerk’s 16-point performance paced Dryden that evening. She was backed by Natalie Embree and Lexi Seitz (six points each), Kylie DeVlaminck (five), Ella Kage, Alexis Schuhrke and Maria Ryan (four apiece), Miya Wolf (three) along with Riley Knox and Olivia Miller (two each).
DeVlaminck (eight) plus Kage, Schuhrke and Wolf (four apiece) provided Dryden’s top rebounding totals.
Dryden also received six assists and five steals from Kage.


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.