Cardinals take the early lead and

breeze on to a victory


DRYDEN — Dryden turned back visiting Genesee, 65-24, in a varsity boys’ basketball contest last Friday night.

With the decision,
Dryden raises their mark to 13-4 this season.

In Friday’s contest, Dryden forged a 25-6 advantage after one quarter had ended and took a 49-11 lead at the halftime break.

Dryden’s Jack Kaplan looks to lead a fastbreak in his team’s runaway win against Genesee.


When the action resumed, Dryden picked up where it left off. Thanks to a 13-5 third quarter edge, the Cardinals went up 62-16 with 24 minutes gone.

Genesee then outscored Dryden 8-3 the rest of the way, only to drop a 65-24 verdict.

Nate Schenkel (16), Ethan Ledford (15), Jacob Livingston (12) and Jack Kaplan (10) led Dryden with double digit point totals. They were backed by Ronny Hudson and Josh Schornak (five points each) plus Evan Shirling and Harry Atkinson (one apiece).

Hudson and Schenkel supplied the top Dryden rebound totals. They pulled down eight and six missed shots, respectively.

Kaplan (seven), Schenkel (four) and Hudson (three) furnished Dryden’s highest steal outputs.

Hudson and Kaplan added four assists each to Dryden’s cause.

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.