Jaylin Taylor, of Dryden, keeps a Bentley defender away from him in their game last week.

DRYDEN — Dryden obtained a 60-44 victory over visiting Burton Bentley in a non-league varsity boys’ basketball meeting on Tuesday, January 10.

With the final, Dryden improves to 3-5 overall.

In Tuesday’s meeting, Dryden spotted Burton Bentley a 9-3 advantage after one quarter was complete.

The middle two quarters saw Dryden bounce back with a 41-23 edge, grabbing a 44-32 advantage with 24 minutes gone.

Dryden then outscored Burton Bentley 16-12 the rest of the way, putting the finishing touches on a 60-44 victory.

Jacob Burgess (24, including a pair of trifectas) and Dylan Ledford (16, featuring a trey) posted Dryden’s highest point totals. They were backed by Jaylin Taylor (eight points), Dorian Lewis (five), Noah Slagle and Sonny Coscione (three each) along with Jacob Buffo (one).

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.