Quarrier Girls Fall to Undefeated West Central

NewDRLogoThe undefeated West Central Trojans came into Dell Rapids and defeated the Quarriers 54-41 on Tuesday, January 15th in a big Region 3A and Dak XII match-up.

Dell Rapids opened up the game with an 8-0 run, but the Trojans countered with a 14-0 run to close out the first quarter and take a 14-8 lead.  West Central continued the run scoring the first five points of the second quarter to push the lead to 19-8.  The lead grew to 12 points by halftime at 32-20.

Dell Rapids cut the lead to five points in the third quarter after a 9-2 run.  West Central led 34-29 with just under 4:00 to play in the quarter.  West Central again answered with an 8-3 spurt of their own to take a 42-33 lead into the fourth quarter.  The Trojans went on an 8-2 run to start the fourth quarter to extend their lead to 15 points, the largest of the night.

The Quarriers (4-5) will play Sioux Valley in Volga on Friday, January 18th, and then will host Elk Point-Jefferson on Saturday, January 19th in a girls and boys double header.

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Cardinal Boys Advance to DVC Semifinals after Win

DRSM LogoThe Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal boys advanced to the semifinal round of the Dakota Valley Conference tournament after an 83-53 win over the Estelline/Hendricks Redhawks on Tuesday, January 15th at Elkton High School.

The #1 seeded Cardinals found themselves in a tight battle in the first half with the Redhawks.  The two offenses had things rolling right away in the first quarter.  St Mary was able to give themselves a nine-point lead at the first quarter break of 26-17.  The Redhawks kept pace with St Mary in the second quarter and trailed by just 10 points by a score of 44-34 at halftime.

St Mary’s defense locked down on the Redhawks in the second half.  Estelline/Hendricks was only able to score 10 points in the third quarter as the Cardinals scored 22 to push the lead to 66-44.  The Cardinals outscored the Redhawks 17-9 in the final quarter for the win.

Three players finished in double figures for St Mary.  Connor Libis finished with 25 points, four assists, and two steals.  Weston Geraets had 15 points, 10 rebound, and three blocked shots.  Sam Palmer added 11 points and three blocked shots.

The Cardinals (8-1) will play at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, January 18th in Elkton.  The game can be seen on Big Sioux Media.

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Cardinal Girls Suffer DVC Opening Round Loss

DRSM LogoIn the opening round of the 2019 Dakota Valley Conference tournament, the Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal girls basketball team fell to the Arlington Cardinals 50-42 on Monday, January 14th at Deubrook High School in White.

St Mary ended the first quarter with a slim two-point lead at 11-9.  Arlington, however, held St Mary to just four second-quarter points and took an 18-15 lead into the locker room at halftime.  That lead grew for Arlington to 11 points at 28-17 with 4:20 to go in the third quarter.  St Mary shaved a point off that lead by the end of the third quarter and trailed 36-26 heading into the final quarter.

Arlington was able to maintain a 10-point lead over the first minute and a half in the fourth quarter and led 40-30.  The lead grew to 11 points again by the midway point of the fourth quarter at 46-35.  St Mary then went on a 7-0 run in just under two minutes to cut the lead to 46-42 with 2:12 to play.  Neither team would score until the final minute.  Arlington knocked down four free throws in that final minute to seal the victory.

Ella Heinitz finished the game with 21 points for St Mary.  Maddie Schwebach added 10 points, and Ella Griffin had six points.

St Mary (3-7) will play in the consolation round of the DVC tournament on Thursday, January 17th against the Elkton-Lake Benton Elks.  Tip-off is at 6:00 p.m. at Deubrook High School in White.

 

 

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Quarrier Boys Score Big Win at Home

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Photo courtesy of Rhonda Rentz

Continuing their solid play as of late, the Dell Rapids Quarrier boys basketball team cruised to a 72-44 win over the Milbank Area Bulldogs on Saturday, January 12th.

Dell Rapids led the game from start to finish while putting the a big distance between them in Milbank in the first quarter.  The Quarriers put up 26 points while holding the Bulldogs to just seven in the first quarter for a big lead.  Dell Rapids pushed that lead to 30 points by halftime at 49-19.  The 30-point halftime lead meant a running clock for the second half.  The Quarrier lead grew to nearly 40 points by the end of the third quarter at 65-29.

Four players finished in double figures for Dell Rapids.  Drew Van Regenmorter led the scoring attack with 17 points.  Logan Ellingson finished with 15 points, five assists, and four steals.  Colin Rentz had 14 points, and Logan Heim finished with 13 points and nine rebounds.

Dell Rapids (4-3) will travel to Madison on Thursday, January 17th.  A video of the game can be seen on Big Sioux Media.

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Quarrier Wrestlers Take 3rd at Tri-Valley Tourney

NewQuarrierLogoThe Dell Rapids Quarrier wrestling team had a good showing at the Tri-Valley tournament on Saturday, January 12th at Tri-Valley High School.  Dell Rapids finished third as a team with 147.0 points.  Winner took the team title with 250.0 points, and Kimball/White Lake/Platte-Geddes was second with 228.5 points.

The Quarriers also had eight of their 12 wrestlers place in the tournament.  Andrew Weiland and Jacob Vogel each won their respective weight classes.  Max Lamer and Gage Carr both had a 3rd place finish.  Zach McKee and Braydon Gee had fourth place finishes.  Caden Miller placed 5th, and Canyon Lowman placed 6th.

Dell Rapids will be at Dakota Valley High School on Tuesday, January 15th for another Dak XII meet.

106:  Andrew Weiland (11-3) placed 1st and scored 28.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Andrew Weiland (Dell Rapids) 11-3 won by fall over Carlin Hopkins (Andes Central) 3-11 (Fall 0:15)
  • Quarterfinal – Andrew Weiland (Dell Rapids) 11-3 won by fall over Tanner Preheim (Parker) 19-11 (Fall 1:52)
  • Semifinal – Andrew Weiland (Dell Rapids) 11-3 won by decision over Kaleb Osborn (Winner) 23-10 (Dec 13-6)
  • 1st Place Match – Andrew Weiland (Dell Rapids) 11-3 won by fall over Lucas Hueser (Elk Point-Jefferson) 17-7 (Fall 5:32)

113:  Jacob Vogel (17-4) placed 1st and scored 29.5 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Jacob Vogel (Dell Rapids) 17-4 won by fall over Cyrus Kirstein (Tri-Valley) 0-2 (Fall 0:15)
  • Quarterfinal – Jacob Vogel (Dell Rapids) 17-4 won by fall over Jacob Gale (Elk Point-Jefferson) 5-15 (Fall 0:47)
  • Semifinal – Jacob Vogel (Dell Rapids) 17-4 won by fall over Jayse Miller (Garretson) 6-10 (Fall 1:47)
  • 1st Place Match – Jacob Vogel (Dell Rapids) 17-4 won by tech fall over Carter Lenz (Kimball/White Lake/Platte-Geddes) 13-11 (TF-1.5 5:59 (17-1))

120:  Caden Miller (4-6) placed 5th and scored 15.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Caden Miller (Dell Rapids) 4-6 won by fall over Lawson Louiseau (Tri-Valley) 0-2 (Fall 0:22)
  • Quarterfinal – Kaden Keiser (Winner) 23-0 won by fall over Caden Miller (Dell Rapids) 4-6 (Fall 0:49)
  • Cons. Round 2 – Caden Miller (Dell Rapids) 4-6 won by fall over Hunter Abraham (Garretson) 2-4 (Fall 2:35)
  • Cons. Round 3 – Caden Miller (Dell Rapids) 4-6 won by fall over Grayson Jacobs (Elk Point-Jefferson) 7-11 (Fall 0:28)
  • Cons. Semi – Isiah Grimm (Sisseton) 13-4 won by fall over Caden Miller (Dell Rapids) 4-6 (Fall 1:37)
  • 5th Place Match – Caden Miller (Dell Rapids) 4-6 won by decision over Joseph Weis (Elk Point-Jefferson) 5-7 (Dec 5-4)

126:  Canyon Lowman (12-9) placed 6th and scored 8.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Canyon Lowman (Dell Rapids) 12-9 received a bye () (Bye)
  • Quarterfinal – Canyon Lowman (Dell Rapids) 12-9 won by major decision over Issac McDugle (Parker) 24-13 (MD 15-5)
  • Semifinal – Riley Williams (Lennox) 25-4 won by fall over Canyon Lowman (Dell Rapids) 12-9 (Fall 4:32)
  • Cons. Semi – Riley Orel (Winner) 18-8 won by decision over Canyon Lowman (Dell Rapids) 12-9 (Dec 6-5)
  • 5th Place Match – Hayden Pierret (Garretson) 17-6 won by decision over Canyon Lowman (Dell Rapids) 12-9 (Dec 7-1)

132:  Weston Mason (1-3) place is unknown and scored 4.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Weston Mason (Dell Rapids) 1-3 won by fall over Jamison Bjorum (Bon Homme/Scotland/Avon) 2-2 (Fall 1:24)
  • Quarterfinal – Jaetin DeCou (Lennox) 26-4 won by injury default over Weston Mason (Dell Rapids) 1-3 (Inj. 1:01)
  • Cons. Round 2 – Riley Hellmann (Bon Homme/Scotland/Avon) 13-11 won by injury default over Weston Mason (Dell Rapids) 1-3 (Inj. 0:00)

138:  Trevon Cross (0-2) place is unknown.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Dominic Abraham (Garretson) 16-10 won by fall over Trevon Cross (Dell Rapids) 0-2 (Fall 0:50)
  • Cons. Round 1 – Braydon Steuck (Aberdeen Central JV) 2-6 won by fall over Trevon Cross (Dell Rapids) 0-2 (Fall 4:57)

138:  Max Lamer (12-9) placed 3rd and scored 18.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Max Lamer (Dell Rapids) 12-9 won by fall over Cayden Himes (Bon Homme/Scotland/Avon) 2-5 (Fall 1:10)
  • Quarterfinal – Max Lamer (Dell Rapids) 12-9 won by decision over Tate Hoffman (Miller/Highmore-Harrold) 13-10 (Dec 5-0)
  • Semifinal – Braimen Steen (Sisseton) 21-2 won by decision over Max Lamer (Dell Rapids) 12-9 (Dec 4-0)
  • Cons. Semi – Max Lamer (Dell Rapids) 12-9 won by fall over Dominic Abraham (Garretson) 16-10 (Fall 1:31)
  • 3rd Place Match – Max Lamer (Dell Rapids) 12-9 won by decision over Tate Hoffman (Miller/Highmore-Harrold) 13-10 (Dec 7-0)

145:  Zach McKee (13-8) placed 4th and scored 13.5 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Zach McKee (Dell Rapids) 13-8 received a bye () (Bye)
  • Quarterfinal – Zach McKee (Dell Rapids) 13-8 won by tech fall over Aaron Gilchrist (Winner) 19-11 (TF-1.5 4:00 (23-7))
  • Semifinal – Tyson Stoebner (Lennox) 22-7 won by fall over Zach McKee (Dell Rapids) 13-8 (Fall 0:18)
  • Cons. Semi – Zach McKee (Dell Rapids) 13-8 won by decision over Spencer Hanson (Kimball/White Lake/Platte-Geddes) 22-9 (Dec 5-1)
  • 3rd Place Match – Brody Weavill (Elk Point-Jefferson) 16-8 won by fall over Zach McKee (Dell Rapids) 13-8 (Fall 0:47)

152:  Brayden Gee (13-9) placed 4th and scored 14.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Brayden Gee (Dell Rapids) 13-9 won by fall over Ethan Schroeder (Lennox) 0-6 (Fall 0:47)
  • Quarterfinal – Brayden Gee (Dell Rapids) 13-9 won by decision over Blake Eldeen (Parker) 23-15 (Dec 3-0)
  • Semifinal – Trevor Peters (Winner) 21-4 won by fall over Brayden Gee (Dell Rapids) 13-9 (Fall 2:00)
  • Cons. Semi – Brayden Gee (Dell Rapids) 13-9 won by decision over Anthony Benda (Sisseton) 9-11 (Dec 9-3)
  • 3rd Place Match – Daniel Cremer (Marion/Freeman) 17-8 won by tech fall over Brayden Gee (Dell Rapids) 13-9 (TF-1.5 3:41 (19-3))

160:  Gage Carr (10-8) placed 3rd and scored 17.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Gage Carr (Dell Rapids) 10-8 received a bye () (Bye)
  • Quarterfinal – Gage Carr (Dell Rapids) 10-8 won by fall over Charlie Patten (Parker) 17-13 (Fall 3:12)
  • Semifinal – Sam Kruger (Winner) 21-2 won by decision over Gage Carr (Dell Rapids) 10-8 (Dec 7-0)
  • Cons. Semi – Gage Carr (Dell Rapids) 10-8 won by decision over Joey Cole (Winner) 2-2 (Dec 10-5)
  • 3rd Place Match – Gage Carr (Dell Rapids) 10-8 won by major decision over Stockten Walter (Bon Homme/Scotland/Avon) 9-8 (MD 15-4)

182:  Sam Cavigielli (1-4) place is unknown and scored 0.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Regan Bollweg (Miller/Highmore-Harrold) 17-4 won by fall over Sam Cavigielli (Dell Rapids) 1-4 (Fall 0:52)
  • Cons. Round 1 – Sam Cavigielli (Dell Rapids) 1-4 received a bye () (Bye)
  • Cons. Round 2 – Hayden Stoterau (Garretson) 4-10 won by fall over Sam Cavigielli (Dell Rapids) 1-4 (Fall 0:43)

220:  Aiden Moore (1-3) place is unknown and scored 0.0 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Aiden Moore (Dell Rapids) 1-3 received a bye () (Bye)
  • Quarterfinal – Elijah Blare (Winner) 17-8 won by fall over Aiden Moore (Dell Rapids) 1-3 (Fall 0:51)
  • Cons. Round 2 – Aiden Moore (Dell Rapids) 1-3 received a bye () (Bye)
  • Cons. Round 3 – Chase Reed (Flandreau) 6-7 won by fall over Aiden Moore (Dell Rapids) 1-3 (Fall 2:09)
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Quarrier Girls Get Hanson Classic Win

NewDRLogoThe Dell Rapids Quarrier girls basketball team got themselves back into the win column with a big 76-44 win over the Pine Ridge Thorpes at the Hanson Classic in Mitchell on Saturday, January 12th.  The win ended a three-game skid for the Quarriers.

Dell Rapids held just a five-point lead after the first quarter at 17-12, but the Quarriers blew the game open in the second quarter when they outscored Pine Ridge 20-5.  Dell Rapids led 37-17 at halftime.  Both teams each scored 17 points in the third quarter, and Dell Rapids led 54-34 heading into the final quarter.  The Quarriers then outscored Pine Ridge 22-10 in the final quarter for the victory.

The Quarriers finished the game shooting 44% (20-45) from the field, 31% (4-13) from three-point area, and 82% (32-39) from the free-throw line.  Dell Rapids also had 41 team rebounds, 11 steals, and 10 assists.

Four players finished in double-figures for Dell Rapids.  Aspen Hansen had 22 points and five rebounds.  Jayda Knuppe finished with 21 points and eight rebounds.  Emma Paul added 13 points and eight rebounds, and Ravyn Hoffman tallied 10 points, eight rebounds, and four assists.

Dell Rapids (4-4) will host West Central in a big Dak XII and Region 3A game on Tuesday, January 15th.  The game can be seen on Big Sioux Media.

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Cardinal Boys Notch Another Win

DRSM LogoThe Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal boys basketball team added another win in the win column after a 74-68 road victory over the Deubrook Area Dolphins on Friday, January 11th at Deubrook High School in White.

The Dolphins grabbed seven point lead at 11-4 in the first four and a half minutes of the ball game.  After an early timeout in the first quarter, the Cardinals outscored the Dolphins 10-2 the remainder of the quarter for a 14-13 lead.  The momentum continued for St Mary in the second quarter as they outscored Deubrook 22-11 for a 36-24 halftime lead.

Unfortunately for St Mary, they had to head to the locker room for halftime.  The break is just what Deubrook needed to regather themselves.  The Dolphins stormed back in the third quarter cutting the lead to just three points.  The Cardinals were clinging to a 51-48 lead heading into the final quarter.  And what worked for Deubrook at halftime worked for the Cardinals at the end of the third quarter.  The quarter break was enough for the Cardinals to regroup as St Mary slowly pulled away from the Dolphins throughout the quarter.  St Mary pushed the lead to 66-54 with about three minutes to go.  The Cardinals held on the rest of the way for the win.

Connor Libis finished with a game-high 34 points and also pulled down five rebounds.  Max Herber added 14 points and three rebounds.  Deubrook Area was led by Brock Sheffield with 17 points and 1o rebounds.

St Mary (7-1) will play Estelline/Hendricks in the opening round of the Dakota Valley Conference Tournament on Tuesday, January 15th.  Tip-off is at 6:00 p.m. at Elkton High School.  The game can be seen on Big Sioux Media.

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Cardinal Girls Hang Tough Against Deubrook

DRSM LogoFacing the undefeated Deubrook Area Dolphins, the Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal girls basketball team held tough, but took the loss 57-45 on Thursday, January 10th at Deubrook High School in White.

The Cardinals held Deubrook to just 13 points in the first quarter, but the Dolphin defense held St Mary to just seven points.  Deubrook held a 13-7 lead after the first quarter of play.  That lead grew to 12 points by the end of the second quarter.  The Dolphins led 28-16.  The second half was a back-and-forth battle.  The Cardinals kept even with the Dolphins in the final two quarters.  Both teams each scored 29 points, and the Dolphins first half lead was enough for the win.

Two players finished in double figures for St Mary.  Maddie Schwebach led the team in scoring with 14 points. Ella Heinitz finished with 12 points, and Carly Maxwell added seven points.

St Mary (3-6) will play Arlington in the opening round of the Dakota Valley Conference tournament on Monday, January 14th.  Tip-off is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. from Deubrook High School in White.  Big Sioux Media will tap into the Deubrook live stream for video of the game.

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Dell Rapids Falls to Madison in Wrestling Dual

NewQuarrierLogoThe Dell Rapids Quarriers hosted the Madison Bulldogs in a wrestling dual on Tuesday, January 8th.  Madison won the dual by a score of 49-24.  Five wrestlers earned victories in the meet.

Dell Rapids will participate in the Tri-Valley tournament on Saturday, January 12th.

Dual Results

  • 106:  Andre Weiland (DR) over Isaac Henry (MAD) – Fall 3:59
  • 113:  Jacob Vogel (DR) over Truman Stoller (MAD) – Dec 14-11
  • 120:  Sam Olson (MAD) over Forfeit
  • 126:  Canyon Lowman (DR) over Jess Englert (MAD) – Fall 2:25
  • 132:  AJ Peters (MAD) over Weston Mason (DR) – MD 10-2
  • 138:  Max Lamer (DR) 0ver Sutton Bern (MAD) – Fall 3:53
  • 145:  Colby Mennis (MAD) over Zach McKee (DR) – TF 15-0 (5:02)
  • 152:  Nolan Johnson (MAD) over Brayden Gee (DR) – MD 13-0
  • 160:  Gage Carr (DR) over Jason Peters (MAD) – Dec 2-0
  • 170:  Spencer Monroe (MAD) over Trystan Stahl (DR) – Fall 4:41
  • 182:  Thomas Seppela (MAD) over Sam Cavigielli (DR) – Fall 1:44
  • 195:  Tyler Reck (MAD) over Forfeit
  • 220:  Daniel Swenson (MAD) over Aiden Moore (DR) – Fall 1:27
  • 285:  Alex Williams (MAD) 0ver Forfeit
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Second Half Rally Falls Short for Quarrier Boys

Photo courtesy of Rhonda Rentz

Photo courtesy of Rhonda Rentz

A strong second-half rally by the Dell Rapid Quarriers came up a little short against the Sioux Falls Christian Chargers in boys basketball on Tuesday, January 8th at Sioux Falls Christian High School.  Dell Rapids erased a nine-point halftime deficit and led briefly with about 5:00 to go in the game, but the Chargers took a 72-62 win over the Quarriers.

The Chargers put the pressure on the Quarriers early in the game as Sioux Falls Christian built a 13 point lead of 20-7 after the first quarter of play.  Dell Rapids was able to settle into a groove and cut the lead down to nine points by halftime at 32-23.

After the Chargers scored the first four points of the third quarter, the defensive intensity increased for Dell Rapids.  The Quarriers cut the lead to three points at 41-38 with about 3:20 to play in the third quarter.  And then Dell Rapids was able to get the game tied at 49-49 with under :50 to play in the quarter.  The score remained tied 49-49 heading into the final quarter.

Sioux Falls Christian scored the first five points of the fourth quarter and took at 54-49 lead with 6:00 to go in the game.  Dell Rapids responded with a 6-0 run on a four-point play by Logan Ellingson and two made free throws by Colin Rentz over the next minute.  Dell Rapids had their first lead of the game at 55-54 with 5:07 to play.  The Chargers, however, would get the last spurt of the game.  Sioux Falls Christian closed out the last five minutes of the game on an 18-7 run, knocking down their free throws, to get the victory.

Drew Van Regenmorter led the Quarriers with 19 points in the game.  Ellingson finished with 18 points, and Rentz added 12 points.  Sioux Falls Christian also had three players in double figures.  Gavin Schipper had 18 points, Mitchell Goodbary had 15 points, and Xavier Van Beek had 14.

Dell Rapids (3-3) will host the Milbank Bulldogs on Saturday, January 12th.  The games will start an hour earlier than normal with the C Game starting at 4:00 p.m.  The varsity game can be seen on Big Sioux Media.

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