DRYDEN — Dryden’s Jacob Burgess joined the 1,000-point club for his high school basketball career, accomplishing the feat in a game against visiting North Central Thumb League counterpart Kingston on Tuesday, January 9.
Burgess, a senior, became just the seventh boys’ basketball player in school history to accomplish the feat when he converted a layup attempt with 1:17 to play before halftime. His effort gave Dryden a 29-22 lead at the time.
Dryden then outscored Kingston 32-28 the rest of the way, closing out a 61-50 win.
Burgess concluded the contest with a game-high of 25 points.
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.