DRYDEN — Dryden registered a 56-42 triumph against visiting Madison Academy in a non-league varsity boys’ basketball encounter last Friday night.

With the verdict, Dryden moves to 10-3 this season.

In Friday’s encounter, Dryden spotted Madison Academy a 13-12 edge after one quarter was over with.

The next two quarters would belong to Dryden. It was there they outscored Madison Academy by a 38-7 count, giving them a 50-20 advantage with 24 minutes gone.

Dryden then withstood a 22-6 fourth quarter rally, leaving with a 56-42 win to celebrate when the clock zeroed out for the last time.

Jack Kaplan (14), Coulter Waite (12) and Nate Schenkel (11) led Imlay City with double digit point totals. The Cardinals also had Ronny Hudson (seven points), Josh Schornak (five), Ethan Ledford (four), Jacob Livingston (two) and Ethan Knuth (one) reach the scoring column.

Hudson (12) and Schenkel (seven) provided Dryden’s highest rebounding totals.

Dryden also received eight assists from Hudson.

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.