Dak-12 Conference Cross Country Results

NewDRLogoThe Dell Rapids Quarrier boys and girls cross country teams participated in the Dak-12 Conference Cross Country Meet held at The Bridges in Beresford on Thursday, October 8th.

The girls team finished fifth with a total of 96 points.  Beresford won the title with 27 points.  Sioux Falls Christian was second with 55.  Madison placed third with 63 points, and Lennox was fourth with 89 points.

The varsity boys team finished seventh with 126 points.  West Central won the team title with 14 points.  Sioux Falls Christian placed second with 30 points.  Madison was third with 80 points, and Lennox was fourth with 82 points.

The girls JV team placed seventh as a team with 114 points.  Beresford won the girls JV event with 15 points.  The boys JV team placed tenth with 157 points.  West Central won the boys JV event with 10 points.

Individual Varsity Girls Results:

  • Aspen Hansen (21st) – 21:36.35
  • Kathryn Fletcher (23rd) – 21:43.30
  • Shaylee Hoff (25th) – 21:51.50
  • Katie Jaycox (39th) – 22:36.95
  • Shaina Visser (47th) – 23:26.92

Individual Varsity Boys Results:

  • Caleb Kirschenmann (21st) – 18:21.54
  • Carter Wynja (31st) – 18:37.78
  • Brett Mogen (37th) – 19:18.44
  • Ted DeLange (42nd) – 19:29.95
  • James Lueders (54th) – 20:58.91
  • Dominic Holmes (55th) – 21:10.61

Individual JV Girls Results:

  • Raigan Schmidt (26th) – 19:25.40
  • Amanda Tomes (29th) – 19:38.07
  • Emily Dorn (43th) – 20:53.81
  • Sydney Eichinger (54th) – 21:27.90
  • Ella Lueders (66th) – 23:13.33

Individual JV Boys Results:

  • Derek Ahlers (27th) – 16:06.41
  • Gabe Skonseng (49th) – 16:40.71
  • Evan Schmidt (51st) – 16:41.16
  • Micah Gleason – 19:29.73

Individual JH Girls Results:

  • Olivia Downs (6th) – 13:21.17
  • Olivia Stelzer (13th) – 13:57.41
  • Rebecca Dorn (14th) – 13:58.51
  • Ceara Shellum (22nd) – 16:18.39

Individual JH Boys Results:

  • Mitchell Heinemann (12th) – 11:50.37
  • Logan Millman (14th) – 12:00.22
  • Logan Anderson (18th) – 12:27.58
  • Ryan Keener (24th) – 12:59.53
  • Seth Clement  – 15:04.71
  • Logan Visser – 16:57.60

Cardinal Girls Cross Country DVC Champs

DRSM LogoThe Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal girls cross country team earned the Dakota Valley Conference title with a first place finish at the DVC meet held in White on Wednesday, October 7th.  The Cardinals finished with a team score of 13.  DeSmet was second with 23 points, Elkton-Lake Benton third with 29 points, and Arlington fourth with 36 points.

Four of the five Cardinal runners finished in the top 10.  Christina Vogel earned the individual DVC title placing first with a time of 21:09.  Ella Heinitz was sixth with a time of 21:48.  Tana Harrington placed eighth at 22:36, and Catherine Vogel was 10th with a time of 23:49.  Paige Bunkers finished the race with a time of 25:32.

Connor Libis finished fifth individually for the boys cross country team with a time of 19:23.  Drew Wood finished with a time of 22:08.

Hunter Griffen placed ninth in the JV race with a time of 13:30.46.  Thomas Eining had a time of 14:15.00.

The next meet for the Cardinals will be Wednesday, October 14th, for the Regional meet in Howard.

Tanagers Get Past Quarrier Volleyball

NewDRLogoThe Vermillion Tanagers defeated the Dell Rapids Quarrier volleyball team on Tuesday, October 6th, in Vermillion by scores of 25-22, 25-20, 25-15.  Emma Paul and Mikaela Stofferahn each had five kills in the match for Dell Rapids.  Hannah Welbig and Chloe Solbeg each contributed seven service points on the night.

Head coach Dale Solberg said, “Struggling would be an understatement.  Our minds right now are ‘taking on water’.  Doubt is creeping in, and we have to face that challenge.  The solution is to stay focused and continue to work hard and go toe-to-toe with our opponents.  Good things come from hard work and determination.  Adversity can be good if you have the correct mindset to deal with it.  I still believe, but what matters is that the team does.”

The Quarriers have now dropped eight matches in a row.  Dell Rapids’ record now drops to 5-12.  The Quarriers will travel on Thursday, October 8th, to play the Dakota Valley Panthers.

JV Results:

In the JV match, the Quarriers earned a match win in three games by scores of 23-25, 25-21, 15-8.  Leaders on the night included Tiffanie Dorale with 14 digs and seven kills.  Jayda Knuppe had seven kills, and Kenzie Gullickson finished with 15 digs.

C Team Results:

The C team picked up a win over the Tanagers by scores of 25-11, 21-25, 15-13.  Maria Jackson contributed to 18 points in the match.  Ashlee Lambert was part of eight points and had 10 digs.  Ravyn Hoffman finished with eight digs and seven assists.

Quarrier Boys Golf Place 4th at State

NewDRLogoThe Dell Rapids Quarrier boys golf team placed fourth at the 2015 State A Boys Golf Tournament in Milbank on Monday, October 5th, and Tuesday, October 6th.  The Quarriers finished with a two-day total of 684.  Aberdeen Roncalli won the team title with a team score of 660.  Parkston was second at 670, and Sisseton placed third at 683.

Ty Hoglund tied for third with a two-day score of 160.  Josh Parrot finished tied for 13th with a 168.  Jordan Kerns finished the tournament with a 180.  Mason Schmidt had a tw0-day total of 181, and Brent Eddy ended his tournament with a 188.

Gabe Heller of Aberdeen Roncalli placed first with a 152.  Jacob Lee of Parkston was second at 155.

Cardinal Volleyball Gets Win over Freeman

DRSM LogoThe Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal volleyball team picked up a win over Freeman by scores of 25-9, 25-13, 22-25, 25-20 on Monday, October 5th, in Dell Rapids.

Cassy Geraets led the team from the service line with five ace serves.  Kennedi Mullaney had three, and Jackie Wolles finished the match with two.  Geraets also led the team in set assists with 18 on the night.  Kayla Scherff had nine kills to lead the Cardinals in attacks.  Sydney Cook and Mullaney both had six apiece.  Haley Michel finished with eight digs.  Wolles added four, and Adyn Heinricy had three.

The Cardinals improve to 2-15 on the year.  St Mary will travel to White to take on the Deubrook Area Dolphins on Thursday, October 8th.

Dakota Valley Cheer and Dance Invitational Results

The Dell Rapids Quarrier and Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal competitive cheer teams participated in the Dakota Valley Cheer and Dance Invitational on Saturday, October 3rd.  The Quarriers placed third with a score of 129.  The Cardinals placed fifth with a score of 111.50.  Dakota Valley won the event with a score of 139.50.  Bon Homme was second with a score of 131.5.

Dakota Valley was also crowned the dance grand champion with a score of 167.17.  Winner place second with a score of 136.00, and Gregory finished third with a 96.00.

Cardinal Football Lights up the Scoreboard

DRSMvsELB_FB_10-2-15The Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinals lit up the scoreboard in Elkton on Friday, October 2nd, with a 60-22 win over the Elkton/Lake Benton Elks.   The Cardinals ended up scoring in every quarter in the game.

St Mary got out to an early 8-0 lead after a two-yard touchdown run by Christian Schnieders with 7:39 to go in the first quarter.  The Elks answered right back with 5:33 to go on a 26-yard touchdown pass from Blaine Hefti to Devin Sopko to make the score 8-6.  The Cardinals would have a 16-6 lead at the end of the first quarter as Josh Brown scored on a four-yard run with 2:51 left in the quarter.

St Mary scored the next two touchdowns in the second quarter.  The first score came with 11:02 to go on a 21-yard run by Schnieders.  The Cardinals scored again with 7:03 left in the half on an 11-yard run by Dalton Houska to go ahead 32-6.  Elkton/Lake Benton scored their second touchdown of the game with 4:49 to go when Hefti connected with Trevor Sik on a 38-yard touchdown pass to make the score 32-14.  St Mary added one more score in the second half with 3:07 to go on a 43-yard run by Brown to give the Cardinals a 40-14 halftime lead.

The Elks scored the first touchdown on the second half with 10:12 to go in the third quarter on a 25-yard pass from Hefti to Braden Nielsen making the score 40-22.  However, the Cardinals scored the final three touchdowns of the game.  Schnieders added another touchdown on a tw0-yard run. Brown scored for the third time on a 30-yard run in the fourth quarter, and Garret Frost scored on a 20-yard touchdown run.

St Mary finished with 486 rushing yards and 45 passing yards for a total of 531 yards of offense.  The Elks had 63 rushing yards and 219 passing yards for a total of 282 yards.

Brown had 16 carries for 244 yards and three touchdowns.  Schnieders had 17 carries for 144 yards and three touchdowns.  Frost had five carries for 44 yards and a touchdown.  Houska finished with three carries for 31 yards and a touchdown.

Casey Hansen was 1-2 passing for 26 yards.  Frost was 1-1 passing with 19 yards.  Schnieders had two catches for 45 yards.    Houska led the defense with nine tackles in the game.  Schnieders added eight tackles, and Frost finished with 6.5 tackles.

The Cardinals improve to 4-2 on the year.  St Mary will host Deubrook Area on Friday, October 2nd, in the final regular season game of the year.


Quarrier Football Back in Win Column

DellRapidsFootballLogoThe Dell Rapids Quarrier football team ended a 3-game losing streak with a 24-14 come-from-behind win over the Canton C-Hawks on Friday, October 2nd, in Dell Rapids.

Canton got on the board first in the first quarter on a two-yard touchdown run by Logan Ranschau to take an early 6-0 lead.  The C-Hawks added another touchdown in the second quarter on a one-yard touchdown run by Jacob Hult.  The two-point conversion was successful, and Canton held a 14-0 lead.

The Quarriers closed the gap before halftime by scoring twice.  The first touchdown came on a three-yard run by Adam Nagelhout to cut the Canton lead to 14-6.  Dell Rapids picked up another score before halftime on a 20-yard pass from Hunter Hansen to Sam White.  The two-point conversion failed, and the Quarriers trailed 14-12 at halftime.

Dell Rapids scored two more times in the third quarter to complete the come-from-behind win.  Hansen found the end zone on a two-yard run, and Jacob Faux had a 52-yard touchdown run as well.

Dell Rapids finished with 214 rushing yards and 130 passing yards for a total of 344 total yards.  The Quarriers picked up 10 first downs in the game.  They were 2-9 on third down and 0-1 on fourth down.

Hansen finished 6-15 passing for 130 yards, one touchdown and one interception.  White had all six receptions for Dell Rapids.  Hansen also led the team in rushing with 99 yards on eight carries and a touchdown.  Faux had six carries for 88 yards and a touchdown.  Tanner Heim led the defense with eight tackles.  Ryan Geraets finished with six tackles, and Anthony Miller had five tackles.

Dell Rapids improves to 2-4 on the year.  The Quarriers will travel to Milbank to face the Bulldogs on Friday, October 9th.  The game can be seen on Big Sioux Media.


Lennox Invite Cross Country Results

The Dell Rapids Quarrier cross country team participated in the Lennox Invite on Friday, October 2nd, in Lennox.  The Quarrier boys finished sixth with a total team score of 108.  West Central won the boys event with a team score of 20.  Sioux Falls Christian was second with 31, and Lennox placed third with 70 points.

The Quarrier girls varsity team finished eighth with a team score of 121.  Beresford won the girls event with a team score of 31.  Garretson was second with 50, and Sioux Falls Christian was third with a total of 64 points.

Varsity Boys Individual Results:

  • Caleb Kirschenmann – 18:24.30
  • Carter Wynja – 18:56.43
  • Brett Mogen – 18:57.48
  • Ted DeLange – 19:20.69
  • James Lueders – 20:49.60
  • Derek Ahlers – 21?31.90

Varsity Girls Individual Results:

  • Aspen Hansen – 21:54.28
  • Kathryn Fletcher – 22:06.81
  • Shaylee Hoff – 22:13.41
  • Katie Jaycox – 23:07.14
  • Averi Pankonen – 23:18.07
  • Olivia Downs  – 23:39.19

JV Boys Individual Results:

  • Evan Schmidt – 17:45.84
  • Gabe Skonseng – 17:46.43

JV Girls Individual Results:

  • Raigan Schmidt – 18:37.33
  • Amanda Tomes – 19:52.52
  • Emily Dorn – 20:51.03
  • Sydney Eighinger – 22:13.99
  • Ella Lueders – 22:27.20

Quarrier Volleyball Falls at Home to Lennox

DRHSvsLennox_VB_10-1-15The Lennox Orioles won the final two games of the match to pull out a 3-2 match win over the Dell Rapids Quarrier volleyball team on Thursday, October 1st, in Dell Rapids.  Lennox won by scores of 25-20, 20-25, 17-25, 25-17, 15-9.

Trinity Gordon had 16 kills for Dell Rapids in the match.  Chloe Solberg finished with five ace serves and 17 set assists.  Sydney Stofferhan had five blocks at the net for the Quarriers.

Dell Rapids falls to 5-12 on the year.  The Quarriers will travel to Vermillion on Tuesday, October 6th.

JV Results:
In the JV match, the hosts fell 23-25, 25-20, and 11-15.  Defensive standouts included Kenzie Gullickson and Brooke Klein.   Offensive leaders included Emma Paul, Tiffanie Dorale and Hannah Fletcher.

C Team Results:
The C team came up short for the first time this season.  They lost 22-25 and 23-25.  Jayda Knuppe and Maria Jackson were cited for their efforts