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).