Marty Barker, of Dryden, fires a strike to home plate Thursday versus Deckerville. Photo by Lori Hall

DRYDEN — The Dryden varsity baseball team went 0-1-1 against visiting Deckerville in a North Central Thumb League doubleheader last Thursday.

In the opener, Dryden fell by a 14-8 count to Deckerville.

Marty Barker and Charlie Fliedner led Dryden with a pair of singles each. Reed Hall, Michael Hickmott and Dylan Ledford added one single apiece to the Cardinals’ cause.

In the second game, Dryden and Deckerville tied at nine runs apiece.

Barker paced Dryden’s offense with two singles and a double. He was backed by Ledford (a single and a double), Mason Stofcheck, Hall and Fliedner (two singles each) along with Josh Schornak and Hickmott (a single apiece).

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.