The Dryden boys’ basketball team took first place at the Paul Grondin Classic it hosted.

DRYDEN — The Dryden varsity boys’ basketball squad saw to it they would emerge victorious, posting a favorable 64-40 triumph against Brown City in the title encounter of the Paul Grondin Classic Tournament it hosted last Friday.

With the result, Dryden improves to 6-1 this season. Brown City drops to 3-5 overall.

In Friday’s encounter, Dryden spotted Brown City a 12-7 edge after one quarter was over with.

The middle two quarters, though, would belong to Dryden. It was there they netted 38 total points and Brown City managed 16, leaving them up 45-28 with 24 minutes gone.

Dryden then outscored Brown City 19-12 the rest of the way, closing out a 64-40 triumph.

Jacob Burgess (25) and Sonny Coscione (10) posted the top Dryden point totals. They were backed by Gianni Coscione and David Insley (eight points apiece), Hunter Hughes (seven), Josh Harris (three), Hayden Blair (two) and Luke Taylor (one).

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.