Dryden’s Zack Lemke delivers a pitch to home plate during a game at home this past season. Lemke will continue his playing days at Mott Community College.

DRYDEN — Dryden standout Zack Lemke will take his talents to the Mott Community College baseball squad next spring.

In addition to Mott Community College, Lemke received recruiting interest from Muskegon Community College, Rochester University, Alpena Community College and Tompkins Cortland Community College in Dryden, New York as well as Allegany College of Maryland in Cumberland, Maryland.

Lemke, a lefthanded pitcher, is coming off an outstanding senior year which saw him amass a 10-3 mark with a 1.57 ERA.

In 58 innings of work, Lemke gave up 32 hits, struck out 123 and walked 19.

Lemke ranked second on the Dryden ballclub and third among Tri-City Times All-Area first team honorees with a .380 average.

He provided Dryden with 17 singles, eight doubles and two triples in 71 at bats.

Lemke also supplied Dryden with 29 runs, 23 stolen bases, 17 RBI and 11 walks.

He wrapped up his second year at the varsity level as an All-North Central Thumb League Stars Division and All-District first team choice.

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.