The Garretson Blue Dragons took on the Dakota Valley Panthers on Saturday, September 12th at home. Battling rain throughout the game, the Blue Dragons ended in a tie with the Panthers 2-2.
The Blue Dragons came out strong and scored a goal in the first half by Dell Rapids Joely Sterud. At the end of the first half, the score remained 1-0. In the first part of the second half, Raegen Altman found the back of the net after the Dakota Valley goalie miss handled the ball getting a second goal on the scoreboard for the Blue Dragons.
Dakota Valley finished the game strong, scoring two goals in the last five minutes on corner kick opportunities. The game ended in a 2-2 tie.
Kicking off homecoming this week for Garretson, the Vermillion Tanagers came to town on Tuesday, September 15th. The Blue Dragons were looking to bounce back from their loss against #2 rated Vermillion from the first game of the season.
Vermillion was able to score during the first half against Garretson, which ended up being the only goal of the night. The Blue Dragons fell to the Tanagers 0-1.
Garretson will travel to Groton Area on Saturday, September 19th to take on the Tigers with game time scheduled for 1:00pm. Garretson’s current record sits at two wins, five losses and two ties.