After starting the match on fire, the Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinals were cooled by the Deubrook Area Dolphins on Thursday, October 12th at Deubrook High School. The Cardinals opened the match with a big 25-9 first set win, but the Dolphins won the next three sets by scores of 25-12, 25-11, 25-16 to win the match.
Maddie Schwebach paced St Mary with nine kills. Veronica Beck and Rhiannon Glaizer both had five kills. Cassie Mullaney added four kills. Schwebach also finished with three blocks. Adyn Heinricy had 15 digs to lead the Cardinals. Cassy Geraets had eight digs. Carly Maxwell and Glazier both had five digs. Geraets had 27 digs and three ace serves as well.
St Mary will play in the Dakota Valley Conference tournament on Saturday, October 14th, at Elkton High School.