DRYDEN — Dryden turned back visiting Cardinal Mooney, 35-16, in a non-league varsity girls’ basketball confrontation last Friday night.
With the result, Dryden improves to 4-1 this season.
In Friday’s confrontation, Dryden grabbed an 8-4 edge after one quarter was complete and made it a 15-7 ballgame at halftime.
When play resumed, Dryden picked up where it left off. Aided by 9-4 third quarter edge, they widened the gap to 24-11 with 24 minutes gone.
Dryden then outscored Cardinal Mooney 11-5 the rest of the way, finishing off a 35-16 win.
Hannah Peyerk paced Dryden with 13 points. She was backed by Alexis Schuhrke and Kylie DeVlaminck (six points each), Riley Knox (five), Natalie Embree and Miya Wolff (two apiece) along with Ella Kage (one).
DeVlaminck furnished the top Dryden rebounding total, pulling down seven missed shots.
Dryden also received four steals and three assists 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.