Erin Paton, of Dryden, returns a shot during a match at home recently.

DRYDEN — The Dryden varsity volleyball team returned from North Huron with a 25-20, 21-25, 25-23, 25-23 North Central Thumb League triumph last Thursday night.

Erin Boettcher paced Dryden, registering 18 kills. She was backed by Alyssa Daoud (15 kills), Ashley Hickmott (four), Becca Weiss (two) and Erin Paton (one).

Boettcher (seven), Paton (six), Natalie Embree (four) along with Daoud and Grondin (one each) contributed Dryden’s digs.

The lone Dryden block went to Boettcher.

Daoud (four), Weiss and Hickmott (three apiece) plus Grondin (two) supplied Dryden’s ace serves.

Dryden also received 40 assists from Weiss.

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.