DRYDEN — Dryden registered a 49-34 triumph against visiting International Academy of Flint in a varsity boys’ basketball battle last Friday night.

With the decision, Dryden moves to 9-3 overall and 5-2 as far as conference play is concerned.

Dryden’s Coulter Waite shields the ball from an IAF opponent during last Friday’s contest at home.


In Friday’s battle, Dryden took a 12-9 edge after one quarter was over with.

Quarter two saw Dryden net eight points and as did International Academy of Flint, good for a 20-17 lead at the halftime break.

When the action resumed, Dryden struck with a 14-6 edge. That increased their cushion to 34-23 with 24 minutes gone.

Dryden then outscored International Academy of Flint 15-11 the rest of the way, good for a 49-34 triumph at night’s end.

Jack Kaplan (25 points, featuring a pair of treys) proved Dryden’s toughest player to stop. He was backed by Nate Schenkel (eight points), Ronny Hudson (seven, with a triple), Coulter Waite (five), Jacob Livingston (a triple) and Ethan Ledford (one).

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.