Ten in a Row for Quarrier Boys

Photo courtesy of Rhonda Rentz

Photo courtesy of Rhonda Rentz

In another tough, late-season, Dak-12 match-up, the Dell Rapids Quarriers had to come from behind to get a 65-57 win over the Lennox Orioles on Friday, February 16th at Dell Rapids High School.  It was the final regular season game for the Quarriers.

Lennox threw everything they had at the Quarriers in the game.  With Dell Rapids leading 9-7 with 2:20 in the opening quarter, the Orioles went on a 7-2 run to close out the quarter for a 14-11 lead.  Both teams held leads in the second quarter.  Lennox led by as many as four points, and Dell Rapids led by as many as five points, but it was Lennox that held a slight one-point advantage at 31-30 at halftime.

Dell Rapids got the offense rolling in the third quarter while locking down Lennox defensively.  The Quarriers erased the first-half deficit and got ahead by as many as 15 points in the quarter.  Dell Rapids outscored Lennox 21-7 over the entire quarter and led 51-38 heading into the final quarter.  The Quarriers still end a 12-point lead at 53-41 with 6:04 to play in the game.  Lennox got the lead down to seven points at 53-46 by the 4:45 mark of the game.  The Orioles were able to get within six points at 57-51 with 1:43 to play, but Dell Rapids was able to make their free throws down the stretch to not allow Lennox to get any closer.

The Quarriers finished the game shooting 49% from the field, 42% from three-point area, and 75% from the free-throw line.  They had a total of 30 team rebounds, 18 team assists, and only turned the ball over seven times.

Three players finished in double figures.  Carson Rentz led the team in scoring with 17 points.  Rentz also had six assists and four rebounds.  Jeffrey Schuch nearly had a triple-double in the game.  Schuch had 15 points, nine assists, eight rebounds and five blocked shots.  Mason Schmidt also finished the game with 15 points and five rebounds.

Dell Rapids finished the regular season on a ten-game winning streak and a 16-4 overall record.  The Region 3A tournament will begin on Tuesday, February 27th.

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Regular Season Ends with Winning Record For Cardinal Boys

DRSMvsBal_BBB_2-16-18The Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinals will have a winning record for the first time since the 2007-2008 season thanks to a 65-60 win over the Baltic Bulldogs on Friday, February 16th at Baltic High School.  The win also ended a short two-game losing streak.

St Mary offense was on fire to start the game.  The Cardinals scored 21 first-quarter points on their way to a 21-10 lead.  The lead grew to 13 points by halftime at 36-23.  St Mary’s offense continued to roll through the first three minutes of the third quarter when their lead grew to 20 points at 49-29 with 5:00 to go in the quarter.  Baltic then made a run of their own.  The Bulldogs went on a 12-0 run to cut the lead to eight points at 49-41.  St Mary ended the third quarter with a 53-44 lead.  The Cardinals got their lead back to double digits at 60-48.  Baltic again made a run, this time a 10-2 run, to pull within four points with :30 to play.  The Bulldogs again had it down to four points at 64-40 with :07.5 points, but a late free throw sealed the victory for the Cardinals.

Three players finished in double figures.  Luke Brown had 19 points and two blocked shots.  Connor Libis also had 19 points along with five rebounds and two steals.  Max Herber finished with 13 points and seven rebounds.  Sam Muston led Baltic with 19 points and 11 rebounds.  Jon Wilhelmsen added 18 points for the Bulldogs.

St Mary finishes the regular season with an 11-9 record.  The Cardinals will begin Region 4B tournament play on Monday, February 26th.

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Showing at the Dells Theater

Dells Theater“PETER RABBIT” –  The new family adventure comedy stars the voices of James Corden, Margot Robbie and Daisy Ridley.  Peter Rabbit makes the jump from beloved storybook character to the big screen in this irreverent, contemporary comedy with attitude. Peter’s feud with farmer McGregor escalates over both the vegetable treasure in McGregor’s forbidden garden and their rivalry for the affections of the warm-hearted animal lover who lives next door (Rose Byrne).  James Corden voices the character of Peter delivering a mix of mischief and charm, with Margot Robbie, Elizabeth Debicki, and Daisy Ridley performing the voice roles of the triplets, Flopsy, Mopsy, and Cottontail.

“Peter Rabbit” is held over through Thursday, February 22 at the Dells Theatre. 94 minutes. It’s rated PG for rude humor and action.

Link to Trailer:
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Cardinal Girls Rally in Fourth on Senior Night

DRSMvsHendricks_GBB_2-15-18A fourth quarter rally gave the Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinals a win on Senior Night on Thursday, February 15th.  Playing in their final regular season game of the year at home, the Cardinals used a 20-6 fourth quarter to defeat the Hendricks Grizzlies 47-41.

Neither team was able to get much of an advantage in the first half.  The two teams traded baskets over the first sixteen minutes.  The Cardinals had a slim 12-11 lead after the first quarter, and they were able to keep that one-point lead at 21-20 heading into halftime.

The Grizzlies has a big third quarter offensively and defensively.  They held St Mary to just six points and scored 15 points themselves to take a 35-27 lead into the fourth quarter.  The Grizzlies pushed the lead to 10 points at 39-29 with 6:40 to go in the game.  That’s when the Cardinals took over the game.  St Mary held Hendricks to just two points the remainder of the quarter while scoring 18 to get the win.

Ella Heinitz had 16 points in the win along with five rebounds.  Maddie Schwebach finished with 13 points and eight rebounds.

All three seniors had a solid game for the Cardinals.  Sydney Cook had nine points and eight rebounds.  Cassy Geraets added six points and seven rebounds.  Adyn Heinricy tallied three points and three rebounds.

The Cardinals finished the regular season with a record of 9-11.  The Region 4B Tournament will begin on Monday, February 19th.

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Quarrier Girls End Regular Season with Loss to Madison

NewDRLogoThe Dell Rapids Quarrier girls basketball team played their final regular season game in Madison on Thursday, February 15th.  The Madison Bulldogs snapped the Quarriers’ five-game win streak with a 48-43 win at Madison High School.

Dell Rapids got out to an early 4-0 lead in the first minutes of the game, but the offense only scored eight points in the first quarter.  Madison was able to take a 13-8 lead after the first period.  The Bulldog lead grew throughout the second quarter to as many as 11 points.  Madison led 25-17 at halftime.  Dell Rapids got the offense going in the third quarter scoring 17 points and tied the game at 34-34 heading into the final quarter.  The two teams went back and forth throughout the first few minutes, but Madison eventually pulled away late in the game for the five-point win.

The Quarriers only shot 24% from the field, 17% from three-point area, and 53% from the free-throw line.  Dell Rapids had a total of 51 team rebounds, 19 of those offensive, and only turned the ball over six times.

Jayda Knuppe finished with 10 points and seven rebounds.  Emma Paul had eight points and 15 rebounds in the game.  Kaylee Hennen gave the team a spark with six points in the third quarter.  Aspen Hansen and Sydney Stofferahn both had five points each.  Stofferahn also had eight rebounds.

The Quarriers finish the regular season with a 14-6 record.  The Region 3A tournament begins on Tuesday, February 20th.

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Several Area Students Participating in Music Festival

music-2618342_1280Numerous middle school students from both Dell Rapids and Dell Rapids St Mary schools will be participating in the Brandon Valley Music Festival.  The festival will be held Wednesday, March 7th.

Students are selected for the festival based on nominations and recommendations sent to coordinators by music directors from area schools.

Six students from Dell Rapids were chosen for the choir portion of the festival.  They are Kerrigan Kindopp, Cara Rice, Desirae Horton, Cariss Montgomery, Winston Strauss, and Tristen McDaniel.  Five students from Dell Rapids St Mary will also be a part of the choir.  They are Rebecca Geraets, Briar Hansen, Ella Swift, John Pica, and Noah Olund.

Five students from Dell Rapids and four students from Dell Rapids St Mary were selected for the band.  Abby Greenhoff, Gunnar Chamley, Michaela Witte, Weston Mason, and Josie Geraets were selected from Dell Rapids.  Maya Heinitz, Gabe Nelson, Seth Roemen, and Kyle Bares were selected from St Mary.

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Hawks 2nd Half Leads to Win over Cardinals

DRSM LogoIn their final road game of the regular season, the Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal girls basketball team lost a Dakota Valley Conference game to the Colman-Egan Hawks 55-44 on Tuesday, February 13th, at Colman-Egan High School.  The score was tied seven times and there were 10 lead changes.

The first quarter went back and forth and was close throughout.  The Hawks ended the first quarter with a one-point lead at 14-13.  St Mary grabbed the lead in the second quarter.  The Cardinals outscored Colman-Egan 13-10 for a 26-24 halftime lead.  They took their largest lead of the game with 7:24 to go in the third quarter, however Colman-Egan regained the lead and led 38-36 heading into the final quarter.  The Hawks outscored St Mary 17-8 in the final quarter to pull away for the victory.

The Cardinals finished the game shooting 38% from the field, but only 33% in the second half.  They were 36% from three-point area and 60% from the free-throw line.  St Mary was out rebounded 36-29 and had 17 turnovers.

Ella Heinitz led the team with 16 points and six rebounds.  Maddie Schwebach had 10 points and eight rebounds.  Sydney Cook finished with eight points, eight rebounds, and four blocked shots.  Clare Klein and Adyn Heinricy both had four points each.  Colman-Egan was led by Mackenzie Hemmer with 15 points and Haleigh Nicol and Braiden Westley both with 12 points each.

St Mary (8-11) will end the regular season at home on Senior Night against Hendricks, MN on Thursday, February 15th.

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Quarriers Keep Streak Alive in Canton

Photo courtesy of Rhonda Rentz

Photo courtesy of Rhonda Rentz

It wasn’t easy, but the Dell Rapids Quarriers won their ninth straight game with an 84-67 win over the Canton C-Hawks on Monday, February 12th in Canton.  Dell Rapids, ranked #4 in the latest South Dakota Media poll, got all they could handle from a scrappy Canton team.  Carson Rentz also broke his own school record for made three-point shots in a game with nine in the contest.

Canton got the first quarter started and held a slim one-point lead at 5-4.  Dell Rapids went on a 9-0 run midway through the first quarter to get a 13-5 lead with 2:50 to play in the quarter.  The C-Hawks responded with a 5-2 run to close the gap at 15-10 to end the first quarter.  Canton then scored the first five points of the second quarter to tie the game at 15-15 with 7:05 to play in the first half.  The Dell Rapids defense then held Canton to just eight points the remainder of the quarter while the offense scored 23 points.  The Quarriers held a 38-23 lead at halftime.

Dell Rapids increased their lead to 22 points at 45-23 in the first two minutes of the third quarter.  They increased the lead to 23 points at 55-32 with 3:05 to go in the quarter.  Canton then found an offensive spurt as they closed out the quarter on an 18-5 run to cut the lead to 60-50 by the end of the third quarter.  Canton then scored the first basket of the fourth quarter to cut a 23-point lead down to eight points at 60-52.  The Quarriers were able to maintain a 12-to-15 point lead due to the three-point shooting of Rentz.  The Quarriers made seven free-throws in the final minute and a half while holding Canton to just one made field goal to close out the game for the victory.

Rentz led the team with 31 points in the game on a school-record nine made three-point shots and four free-throws.  Rentz also had five assists and three rebounds.  Mason Schmidt finished with 21 points and three rebounds.  Jeffrey Schuch recorded another double-double with 19 points and 10 rebounds.  He also dished out six assists and had three blocked shots.  Elijah Story had seven points and four assists.  Logan Heim had six points and seven rebounds.  Drew Van Regenmorter, while held scoreless, had eight assists and six rebounds.

Dell Rapids (15-4) will close out the regular season at home on Friday, February 16th when the host the Lennox Orioles.  The game can be seen on Big Sioux Media.

 

 

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Quarrier Girls Win Fourth Straight Road Game

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Photo courtesy of Rhonda Rentz

The Dell Rapids Quarrier girls basketball team won their fourth straight road game and fifth straight overall after at 65-26 win over the Canton C-Hawks on Monday, February 12th.

The Quarriers led start to finish in the ball game.  Dell Rapids held Canton to under 10 points in each quarter of the game.  Dell Rapids led 18-6 after the first quarter and extended that lead to 40-11 by halftime.  Canton was held to only six points again in the third quarter as Dell Rapids extended their lead to 35 points 52-17.  The Quarriers then outscored Canton 13-9 in the final quarter for the win.

Four players scored in double figures for the Quarriers.  Jayda Knuppe led all scorers with 16 points and had three rebounds.  Sydney Stofferahn had 12 points and eight rebounds.  Arial Hoffman finished with 12 points and six rebounds, and Emma Paul had 12 points and five rebounds.  Kaylee Hennen tallied six points, and Ravyn Hoffman finished with five points.

Dell Rapids (14-5) will close out the regular season when they play their fifth straight road game on Thursday, February 15th.  The Quarriers will travel to Madison to play the Bulldogs.  Big Sioux Media will have a link to a video stream.

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Cardinals Drop DVC Matchup to Colman-Egan

DRSMvsCE_BBB_2-12-18The Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinals lost a tough Dakota Valley Conference game to the Colman-Egan Hawks on Monday, February 12th at Colman-Egan High School.  The Hawks beat St Mary 85-61 by outscoring the Cardinals 42-23 in the middle two quarters.

The first minute was back and forth.  Luke Brown made a three-point shot with 6:56 to give the Cardinals a 7-5 lead.  Another three-point basket, this time by Connar Kangas with 5:21 to go, put St Mary back in front 10-9.  The Hawks went on a 8-2 run over the next two minutes to grab a 17-12 lead.  Two more three-point shots from Brown got St Mary within a point at 19-18, but the Hawks closed out the first quarter on a 4-0 run to lead 23-18 after the first quarter.

Colman-Egan increased their lead to eight points at 32-24 after a made basket by Kade Groos with 5:19 to play in the first half.  Connor Libis cut the lead back down to five moments later with a three-point basket.  Libis made scored another two points with 3:47 to play in the first half to keep the Colman-Egan lead at five points at 34-29.  The Hawks, however, ended the second quarter on a 9-0 run to lead 43-29 at halftime.

The Colman-Egan lead grew to 20 points after a made free throw by Bodee Groos with 5:28 to play in the third quarter.  That lead grew to 24 points at 65-41 by the end of the third quarter.  St Mary couldn’t get the lead inside of 20 points for much of the fourth quarter as Colman-Egan took the win.

St Mary finished the game shooting 49% from the field, 50% from three-point area, and 64% from the free-throw line.  The Cardinals were out rebounded 33-12 and were forced into 17 turnovers during the game.

Libis finished with 20 points and two assists.  Brown added 11 points and two assists.  Weston  Geraets had 10 points and five rebounds.  The Hawks had five players finish in double figures led by B. Groos with 25 points and nine rebounds.

The Cardinals (10-9) will close out the regular season at Baltic on Friday, February 16th.  The game can be seen on Big Sioux Media.

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