The Dryden boys’ basketball team and their fans celebrate an outright NCTL title following a win against Peck this past week.

DRYDEN — The Dryden varsity boys’ basketball team saw to it that a North Central Thumb League Stars Division title would belong to them at night’s end, registering a 60-36 triumph against visiting Peck on Tuesday, February 20.

With the decision, Dryden goes to 18-3 and 9-0. Peck drops to 10-11 and 4-5.

“We did not want to share the league championship with anyone,” Dryden Coach John DelCampo commented. “It was one of the team’s goals,” he noted.

“Tonight was a great team win. The team played well and unselfishly. We were able to celebrate with our home crowd.”

In Tuesday’s encounter, Dryden took a 7-4 edge after one quarter was over with.

The middle two quarters saw Dryden amass 31 total points and Peck manage 18, increasing their cushion to 38-22 with 24 minutes gone.

Dryden then outscored Peck 22-14 the rest of the way, finishing off a favorable 60-36 outcome.

Jacob Burgess paced Dryden with 15 points. The Cardinals also received points courtesy of Brady Schneider (12), Sonny Coscione (10), Gianni Coscione (nine), Hayden Blair, Josh Harris and Jaylin Taylor (three each) plus Luke Taylor and Gabe Haick (two apiece).

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.