Dryden’s Sophia Peter is pressured by Almont’s Bella Moussiaux in last week’s clash.

TRI-CITY AREA — Almont handed host Dryden a 49-20 setback in a non-league girls’ basketball encounter on Tuesday, December 7.

With the decision, Almont improves to 1-2 overall. Dryden slips to 0-2 this season.

In Tuesday’s encounter, Almont bolted out to a 15-6 advantage after one quarter was done.

The middle two quarters saw Almont net 31 total points and Dryden manage four, increasing their cushion to 46-10 with 24 minutes gone.

Dryden then put together a 10-3 fourth quarter rally, only to fall 49-20 at night’s end.

Grace Johnson (20 points, including a trifecta) led Almont. She was backed by Lydia Lacavera (five points, featuring a trey), Grace Koenig (five), Kendall Roszczewski, Elizabeth Brandt, Bella Moussiaux and Avis Schapman (four each), Jesse Kautz (two) and Katie Hettinger (one).

Lauren Abromaitis and Rilynn Lindsay paced Dryden with six points apiece. The remaining Cardinal points went to Kierra Miller (a triple), Jessica Peters and Ashley Hickmott (two each) along with Kierra Miller (one).

Kevin Kissane

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.