Dyden’s Olivia Stickler looks to score in her team’s matchup with C-PS last Thursday.

DRYDEN — Dryden fell by a narrow 37-34 count to visiting Carsonville-Port Sanilac in a varsity girls’ basketball clash last Thursday night.

In Thursday’s clash, Carsonville-Sanilac grabbed a 7-4 edge after one quarter was done.

They then followed it up with a 11-4 second quarter advantage, increasing their cushion to 18-8 at the half.

When the action resumed, Dryden struck with a 15-8 third quarter edge. That trimmed their deficit to 26-23 with 24 minutes elapsed.

The final quarter saw both sides hit for 11 points, leaving Carsonville-Port Sanilac with a 37-34 win at night’s end.

Jessica Peters (21 points, including a pair of trifectas) proved Dryden’s toughest player to stop. Lauren Abromaitis (10 points, featuring a pair of treys) hit for double figures as well. Olivia Stickler (three) added the remaining three Cardinal points.

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.