The Dryden girls’ basketball team poses for a photo after winning the title.

DRYDEN — The Dryden varsity girls’ basketball team earned a 39-28 win against Brown City in the finals of the Paul Grondin Classic it hosted on Friday, December 22.

In Friday’s matchup, Dryden charged out to a 13-0 advantage with 4:12 gone and led 14-2 at the end of the first quarter.

The middle two quarters saw Dryden collect 20 total points and Brown City amass 17. That staked them to a 34-19 advantage with 24 minutes gone.

Dryden then withstood a 9-5 fourth quarter rally, notching a 39-28 victory.

Keira Miller (12 points, including a trifecta) paced Dryden’s scoring attack. The Cardinals also received points courtesy of Isabella Weier (nine), Dakota Deel and Sophia Peter (six each), Olivia Reynolds (four) and Delaney Wolle (two).

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.