Sophia Peter, of Dryden, drives past a Bentley defender in last week’s clash.

DRYDEN — Jessica Peters finished with a game-high 16 points, leading host Dryden to a convincing 63-16 victory over Burton Bentley in a non-league varsity girls’ basketball meeting on Tuesday, January 10.

With the decision, Dryden improves to 5-3 this season.

In Tuesday’s meeting, Dryden charged out to a 13-2 advantage after one quarter was over with and stretched that cushion to 36-9 at halftime.

When the action resumed, Dryden struck with a 14-4 third quarter edge. That left them holding a 50-13 lead with 24 minutes gone.

Dryden then outscored Burton Bentley 13-3 the rest of the way, closing out a 63-16 win.

Ava DeVlaminck and Isabella Weier (eight each) furnished the next highest Dryden point outputs. They were backed by Keira Miller, Delaney Wolle and Lauren Abromaitis (six each), Olivia Stickler (five) along with Sophia Peter and Lucia Munoz Rodriguez (four apiece).

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.