Dryden’s Jaylin Taylor (R) looks to gain control of a loose ball during his team’s game versus Peck last week.

DRYDEN — Dryden obtained a 57-48 win against visiting Peck in a North Central Thumb League varsity boys’ basketball contest on Tuesday, January 24.

With the final, Dryden moves to 7-5 and 4-1. Peck slips to 7-4 and 4-2.

In Tuesday’s contest, Peck grabbed a 12-11 edge after one quarter was over with.

The middle two quarters saw Dryden manage 29 total points and Peck generate 18, leaving the former up 40-30 with 24 minutes gone.

Peck then outscored Dryden 18-17 the rest of the way, only to drop a 57-48 verdict.

Jacob Burgess (18), plus Dylan Ledford and Jaylin Taylor (15 each) led Dryden with double digit point totals. They were backed by Sonny Coscione (five points) and Dorian Lewis (four).

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.