Third-Quarter Woes End Cardinal Boys Season

DRSM LogoAfter leading for most of the first half, the Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal boys only scored three points in the third quarter allowing Colman-Egan to earn a 47-39 come-from-behind win in the opening round of the District 7B tournament on Monday, March 2nd.

The Cardinals trailed early in the game, but went on a run in the first quarter to take a 10-7 lead at the quarter break.  St Mary extended that lead in the second quarter.  The Cardinals led by as many as seven points with :10 to go in the half before Colman/Egan cut the lead to 24-19 at halftime.

The Hawks held the Cardinals to just three points in third quarter while scoring 14 to retake the lead at 33-27 by the end of the third quarter.  The Hawks pushed their lead to 10 points with 4:21 to play.  The Cardinals rallied to close the gap, but they ran out of time as the Colman/Egan Hawks held on to advance to the semifinals.

St Mary finished the night shooting 32% (12-38) from the field in the game, but shot just 16% (3-19) in the second half.  The Cardinals were also 36% (4-11) from three-point area, and 61% (11-18) from the free-throw line.  Colman/Egan finished the game shooting 35% (18-52) from the field.

Christian Schneiders led the way for St Mary with 12 point, six rebounds, and four steals.  Ryan Welbig finished with 10 points and nine rebounds.  Noah Fiegen added six points and nine rebounds.  Ellis Howard led the Hawks with 12 points.

St Mary finishes their season with a 1-20 record.

1 2 3 4 Final
Dell Rapids St Mary 10 14 3 12 39
Colman/Egan 7 12 14 14 47

Quarrier Girls Move on to Region 3A Championship

NewDRLogoThe Dell Rapids Quarrier girls basketball team advance to the Region 3A championship game with a semi-final win over the Flandreau Fliers on Thursday, February 26th, at Tea Area High School.  The Quarrier defense was intense all game long as they held Flandreau to single-digit scoring in three of the four quarters.  The Quarriers held Flandreau to just six points in the first quarter helping Dell Rapids get out to a 16-6 lead.  It was a lead Dell Rapids would never lose.  The Quarriers added on to the lead in every quarter.

Dell Rapids led 27-14 at halftime.  Flandreau scored 13 points in the third quarter, but Dell Rapids was able to score 14 and pushed the lead to 41-27 at the end of the third quarter.  Flandreau scored the first few points of the fourth quarter, but were shut down by the Dell Rapids defense for the remainder of the quarter as the Quarriers pulled away for a 58-34 win.

The Quarriers shot 36% (17-47) from the field and 63% (17-27) from the free-throw line.  Dell Rapids turned the ball over 16 times and out-rebounded Flandreau 28-26.  Arial Hoffman led Dell Rapids with 18 points and two assists.  Mikaela Stofferahn added 11 points and eight rebounds, and Emma Paul finished with 10 points, six rebounds, and three steals.

Dell Rapids will face Madison in the championship game on Thursday, March 5th, at Lennox High School.  The game will be webcast on Big Sioux Media.

1 2 3 4 Final
Flandreau 6 8 13 7 34
Dell Rapids 16 11 14 27 58

Highlights

Cardinal Girls Season Ends with District Loss

DRSM LogoThe Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal girls basketball team had their season come to an end on Tuesday, February 24th, after a 58-40 loss to the Baltic Bulldogs in the first round of the District 7B tournament at Dell Rapids St Mary High School.

St Mary got off to a slow start and could never recover as the Bulldogs outscored the Cardinals in every quarter.  Baltic took a 12-8 lead after the first quarter, and then extended their lead to 23-16 by halftime.  St Mary was held to nine points in the third quarter and trailed Baltic 37-25.  Baltic outscored St Mary 21-15 in the final quarter.

The Cardinals finished the night shooting just 17% (10-59) from the field, 14% (3-21) from three-point area, and 77% (17-22) from the free-throw line.  Baltic shot 44% (20-46) from the field in the game.  The Cardinals out-rebounded the Bulldogs 38-34.  St Mary also had 22 turnovers in the game.

Ally Mullaney finished the game with 16 points and 13 rebounds.  Jackie Wolles had eight points and five rebounds.  Lindsey Wolles added five points, and Kaitlyn Vortherms and Lexi Klein each had four points a piece.

The St Mary Cardinals finished their season with a record of 5-16.

1 2 3 4 Final
Baltic 12 11 14 21 58
Dell Rapids St Mary 8 8 9 15 40

Quarrier Boys Roll to Victory on Senior Night

DRHSvsDeu_BBB_2-23-15The four Dell Rapids Quarrier boys basketball team seniors ended their regular season careers at Dell Rapids in style with an 84-44 win over the Deubrook Dolphins on Monday, February 23rd.  The defensive efforts in the second and fourth quarters paved the way for the victory for Dell Rapids.

Both teams came out of the gates on fire combining for 38 first quarter points.  Zane Schumaker hit a shot at the buzzer to give Dell Rapids a 22-16 lead at the end of the first quarter.  In the second quarter, the Quarrier defense held Deubrook to just five points, while the offense scored 26, and Dell Rapids went into the locker room at halftime ahead 48-21.  Both teams again combined for 38 points in the third quarter, each scoring 19, and Dell Rapids maintained their 27-point lead at 67-40.  However, Dell Rapids held Deubrook to only four points in final quarter for the win.

Dell Rapids had another night of a 50%+ shooting percentage.  The Quarriers were 52% (33-64) from the field, 33% (7-21) from three-point area, and 82% (9-11) from the free-throw line.  The team had a total of 56 rebounds in the game, 19 assists, six steals, and six blocked shots.

Four players finished the game in double figures, and two players nearly had double-doubles.  Ty Hoglund had 24 points and nine rebounds to lead the Quarriers. Riley Schmidt added 12 points, five rebounds, and five assists.  Ben Hammer had 12 points, six rebounds, and four blocked shots.  Schumaker ended the night with 11 points, six rebounds and six assists.  Adam Karst tossed in nine points and had 10 rebounds.  Tanner Heim had eight points and nine rebounds.  Giacomo Vantini led Deubrook with 20 points.

The Quarriers finish the regular season with an 18-2 record.  The Region 3A tournament will begin on Tuesday, March 3rd.  The Quarriers will receive a first-round bye and will play in the semi-finals on Friday, March 6th.

1 2 3 4 Final
Deubrook 16 5 19 4 44
Dell Rapids 22 26 19 17 84

Highlights

Cardinal Boys Fall to Chester in Final Game

DRSM LogoThe Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal boys basketball team fell to the Chester Flyers 74-32 in Chester on Monday, February 23rd.  It was the final regular season game for the Cardinals.

St Mary was on fire offensively in the first quarter, knocking down a few three-pointers in the opening quarter.  The Cardinals held 13-11 lead with about 3:30 to play in the quarter, but the Flyers went on a 14-5 run to close out the quarter, including hitting a three-pointer at the buzzer, to take a 25-18 lead at the end of the quarter.  The Cardinal offense could not get going again as they were held to just two points in the second quarter and trailed the Flyers 43-20 at halftime.  Chester was able to extend the lead to 53-29 at the end of the third quarter, and the Cardinal offense was held to just three more points in the fourth quarter.

St Mary ends the regular season with a 1-19 record.  The Cardinals will play in the first round of the District 7B tournament on Monday, March 2nd.  The game will be webcast on Big Sioux Media.

1 2 3 4 Final
Dell Rapids St Mary 18 2 9 3 32
Chester 25 18 10 21 74

Highlights

Two Quarrier Wrestlers Advance to State

QuarriersTwo Dell Rapids Quarrier wrestlers will be participating in the 2015 State A Wrestling tournament on Thursday, February 27th, and Friday, February 28th, in Sioux Falls.  Austin Eulberg and Ben Cavigielli earned their way to the state competition by placing in the Region 3A tournament on Saturday, February 21st.

Eulberg placed third in the 160-pound weight class.  He won his first match by pinning Justin Brockel of Sisseton.  Eulberg was then pinned by Jake Anderson of West Central, but earned his way back with a pin of Cole Eidem of Brookings.  Eulberg then placed third by pinning Dylan Mitzel of Watertown to qualify for state.

Cavigielli placed third in the 182-pound weight class.  Cavigielli pinned Patric Sproles of Sioux Falls O’Gorman in his first match.  Cavigielli was then pinned by Wyatt Resmen of Brookings.  Cavigielli then won a 5-3 decision over Jared Mettler of West Central before placing third with a 5-2 decision over Sean Muilenburg of Sioux Falls Roosevelt to advance to state.

Sioux Falls Roosevelt won the Region 1A team title with 240.5 points.  Brookings was second with 168.0 points, and West Central finished third with 159.0 points.  Dell Rapids finished 8th as a team with 38.0 points.

Click here for entire Region 1A bracket results.

Cardinal Boys Win on Senior Night

DRSM LogoThe Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal boys earned their first victory of the year on Senior Night over the Baltic Bulldogs on Friday, February 20th.  St Mary’s first five field goals were three-point shots in the first quarter.  Baltic held a 14-9 lead with 3:00 to go in the first quarter, but the Cardinals ended the quarter on a 10-0 run to take the lead 19-14 at the end of the quarter.  St Mary held Baltic to just one point most of the second quarter while continuing to build their lead.  The Cardinals led 35-20 at halftime.

St Mary continued to grow the lead in the third quarter as they were able to take a 16-point lead at 49-33 into the fourth quarter.  The Cardinals were held to just nine points in the final quarter, but were able to hang on for the win.

St Mary’s record is now 1-18 on the year.  The Cardinals will end the regular season in Chester on Monday, February 23rd.  The game will be webcast on Big Sioux Media.

1 2 3 4 Final
Baltic 14 6 13 13 46
Dell Rapids St Mary 19 16 14 9 58

Highlights

Quarrier Boys Clinch Dak-12 Regular Season Title

NewDRLogoThe Dell Rapids Quarrier boys won the Dak-12 Conference regular season title by defeating the Lennox Orioles 67-59 in Lennox on Friday, February 20th.  The win gave the Quarriers an 10-1 conference record on the year.

Dell Rapids seemed headed to another big win after leading 20-8 in the first quarter and 36-21 at halftime.  However, the Orioles mounted a second half comeback.  Lennox closed the gap to 10 points by the end of the third quarter at 49-39.  Lennox was able to pull within five points a couple of times in the fourth quarter, but each time the Quarriers were able to pull ahead and keep the lead.

The Quarriers finished the game shooting 59% (27-46) from the field, 40% (6-14) from three-point area, and 78% (7-9) from the free-throw line.  Dell Rapids had 20 rebounds, 12 assists, and only eight turnovers in the game.  Lennox shot 39% (21-54) from the field in the game.  They had 26 team rebounds and 15 assists.

Dell Rapids had three players finish in double figures.  Ty Hoglund had 27 points and nine rebounds in the game.  Riley Schmidt finished with 17 points, three assists, and two steals.  Zane Schumaker added 10 points, five assists, and two steals.  Lennox was led by Jacob Hinker with a game-high 29 points.

Dell Rapids improves to 17-2 on the year.  The Quarriers finish out the regular season on Monday, February 23rd, against the Deubrook Area Dolphins on Senior Night.  The game will be broadcast on Big Sioux Media.

1 2 3 4 Final
Dell Rapids 20 16 13 18 67
Lennox 8 13 18 20 59

Highlights

Quarrier Girls Win on Senior Night

NewDRLogoThe Dell Rapids Quarrier girls pulled off a come-from-behind win over the Madison Bulldogs on Senior Night in Dell Rapids on Thursday, February 19th.  Dell Rapids had a short-lived lead in the first quarter before the Bulldogs ran out to an eight-point lead at the end of the first quarter at 19-11.  The Quarriers got within two points, but Madison pushed the lead back out to seven at 32-25 at halftime.

That’s when the Dell Rapids defense and offense switched gears.  The Quarrier defense held Madison to just six third-quarter points and pulled to within three points at 38-35 at the end of the third quarter.  Dell Rapids then exploded for 25 points in the fourth quarter pulling away for a 60-52 win to complete the come-from-behind win.

Dell Rapids had three players finish in double figures.  Averi Pankonen and Mikaela Stofferahn each had 15 points apiece.  Brittney Siemonsma finished with 12 points.  Arial Hoffman and Emma Paul each had eight points.  Madison was led by Roz VandenBosch with 14 points, and Danielle Roemen with 11 points.  The Quarriers finished the night 19-28 from the free-throw line, while Madison was just 8-11.

The Quarriers finish the regular season with a record of 11-9.  Dell Rapids will receive a first-round bye in the Region 3A tournament.  The Quarriers will play in the semi-finals on Thursday, February 26th, at Tea.  The game will be webcast on Big Sioux Media.

1 2 3 4 Final
Madison 19 13 6 14 52
Dell Rapids 11 14 10 25 60

Highlights

Quarrier Boys Rebound in Sisseton

NewDRLogoThe Dell Rapids Quarrier boys picked up another win in Sisseton by beating the Redmen 72-44 on Monday, February 17th.  The Quarriers held just a five point lead at the end of the first quarter at 15-10.  However, Dell Rapids exploded for 24 points in the second quarter while holding Sisseton to just 10, giving the Quarriers a 39-20 lead at halftime.  The Quarrier defense kept Sisseton to just 24 points in the second half for the win.

Three players finished in double figures for Dell Rapids in the game.  Zane Schumaker had 20 points, eight rebounds, and five assists in the game.  Ty Hoglund finished with 18 points and three assists.  Riley Schmidt had 12 points, six assists, and six steals.  Tanner Heim pulled down nine rebounds, and Ben Hammer finished with seven rebounds.

Dell Rapids shot 55% (28-51) from the field, 35% (6-17) from the free-throw line, and 77% (10-13) from the free-throw line.  The Quarriers had 36 team rebounds, 18 assists, and 11 steals.

The Quarriers improve to 16-2 on the year.  Dell Rapids will travel to Lennox on Friday, February 20th, to take on the Orioles.  The game will be webcast on Big Sioux Media.

1 2 3 4 Final
Dell Rapids 15 24 17 16 72
Sisseton 10 10 17 7 44