Quarrier Girls Track Team Participates at Dan Lennon Invite

NewDRLogoThe Dell Rapids Quarrier girls track team participated in the Dan Lennon Invitational track meet on Tuesday, March 24th, in Vermillion.  This was the first event of the season for the girls team.

60-meter dash

  • Illiene Jaycox 12th place 60m dash
  • Samantha Verver 17th place 60m dash

400-meter dash

  • Shaylee Hoff – 1:08.90
  • Amanda Tomes – 1:18.57
  • Rebkah Tiernan – 1:26.03

4×200 meter relay

  • Team time – 2:02.67

1600 Sprint Medley Relay

  • Team time – 5:03.73

Triple Jump

  • Jessica Tisher – 30’03.50″

Shot Put

  • Mikaela Stofferahn – 36’09.00″ – 4th Place
  • Brittney Siemonsma – 35’03.00″ – 6th Place
  • Jill Nelson – 29’06.00″

Four Quarrier Boys Earn Dak-12 Conference Honors

Dak12Conference-2Four Quarrier boys earned Dak-12 Conference honors in 2014-2015.  Ty Hoglund and Zane Schumaker were named to the Dak-12 All-Conference First Team.  Riley Schmidt was named to the Third Team.  Ben Hammer was an Honorable Mention.  Hoglud was also named the Dak-12 Most Valuable Player.

  • Hoglund – 19.55 points, 2.64 assists, 1.82 steals, and 6.18 rebounds per game in conference match-ups.
  • Schumaker – 12.82 points, 3.55 assists, 2.36 steals, and 4.82 rebounds per game in conference match-ups.
  • Schmidt – 11.45 points, 2.36 assists, 1.36 steals, and 3.55 rebounds per game in conference match-ups.
  • Hammer – 5.45 points, 0.82 assists, 0.36 steals, and 4.91 rebounds per game in conference match-ups.  Hammer also had 21 blocks in conference games.

Dell Rapids won the regular season Dak-12 Conference Championship with a 10-1 conference record.

Below is the full list of Dak-12 All-Conference team selections.

 

DAK XII MOST VALUABLE PLAYER
Ty Hoglund, Dell Rapids

First Team
CHAD BARKEMA, F JR SIOUX FALLS CHRISTIAN
JACOB HINKER, G/F JR LENNOX
TY HOGLUND, G JR DELL RAPIDS
DANNY KOSTERMAN, F SR MADISON
ZANE SCHUMAKER, G  SR DELL RAPIDS
NOAH VETTRUS, G JR WEST CENTRAL
Second Team
LOGAN BUSCH, F JR BERESFORD
ETHAN FREIDEL, G SO TEA AREA
CARTER KASUSKE, G/F SR MADISON
BRANDON KOUPAL, G SR ELK POINT-JEFFERSON
WILL STEINEKE, F SO TRI-VALLEY
KEEGAN VAND EGDOM, G JR SIOUX FALLS CHRISTIAN
COOPER WILLIAMS, G SO VERMILLION
 
Third Team
JORDAN FECHNER, G SR TEA AREA
TYLER JOHNSON, PG JR DAKOTA VALLEY
ANDERS PETERSON, F SR CANTON
ROBERT ROSENQUIST, G SO DAKOTA VALLEY
RILEY SCHMIDT, G  SR DELL RAPIDS
Honorable Mention
CARTER ANDRE, F SR VERMILLION
CODY BUSSELL, F FR WEST CENTRAL
OLIVER DOEDEN, F         SR BERESFORD
BEN HAMMER, C SR DELL RAPIDS
HUNTER IRVINE, F SR TEA AREA
JEREMIAH JOHNSON, G JR VERMILLION
MICHAEL MURPHY, G JR ELK POINT-JEFFERSON
JOHN OLDENKAMP G/F JR LENNOX
JOHN PROCHELLO, C SO DAKOTA VALLEY
HUNTER ROBSON, F SR MADISON
CONNOR TEEL, C SR TRI-VALLEY
LEE WYNJA, G SR SIOUX FALLS CHRISTIAN

 

Quarrier Boys Finish 2nd at State A Tournament

DRHSvsRoncalli_StateA2A last second shot at the buzzer fell just off the rim at the end of the game, and the Dell Rapids Quarrier boys finished as the 2015 State A Runner-Up.  The Roncalli Cavaliers held off the Quarriers 53-50 in the final boys basketball game of the season in Rapid City.

After Roncalli opened up the game with an 8-3 lead, Dell Rapids scored the next 10 points and took an 13-8 lead with 1:02 to go in the first quarter after a three-point field goal by Zane Schumaker.  Brayden McNeary knocked down a three-point shot with :35 to go to bring the Cavaliers to within two points at the end of the first quarter, 13-11.

The Quarriers extended their lead to four points after a three-pointer by Sheldon Siemonsma with 4:31 to go at 18-14.  Roncalli answered with the next five points.  Zach Hammerich knocked down a bucket with 3:20 to go to give Roncalli a 19-18 lead.  Siemonsma answered with another three-point shot 3o seconds later, and the lead went back to Dell Rapids at 21-19.  Roncalli, however, ended the second quarter on a 7-0 run, and the Cavaliers had a 26-21 lead at halftime.

The Cavaliers continued to push their lead into the second half, and with 3:53 to go in the third quarter, Roncalli had their largest lead of the night at 39-27.  Ty Hoglund made a pair of three-point field goals over the next three minutes to pull Dell Rapids within six at 39-33, but McNeary hit a shot with :03 left on the clock to give Roncalli a 41-33 advantage heading into the final quarter. DRHSvsRoncalli_StateA1

Roncalli started the fourth quarter on a 5-0 run, and with 6:33 to go in the game, the Cavaliers led 46-33.  Dell Rapids then started to make their come back.  The Quarriers scored the next six points, and with 4:46 to go, Dell Rapids trailed 46-39.  Hammerich made a two-point field goal for the Cavaliers to extend the Roncalli lead to 50-41 with 3:08 to go.  Dell Rapids then went on a 7-0 run, and Riley Schmidt capped off the run with a three-point basket with 1:47 to go.  Hammerich ended the run with a free-throw with :58 left in the game to push the lead to 51-48.  Schumaker answered with a layup with :45 to go to pull Dell Rapids within a point at 51-50.  McNeary was fouled with :25 to go and made both free throws to give Roncalli a three-point lead.  After a Dell Rapids miss at the other end, McNeary was again fouled with :10 to go.  He missed the front end of a 1-and-1, and Schumaker pulled down the rebound for Dell Rapids.  The Quarriers called timeout with :04.1 to go in the game.  The three-point shot at the buzzer from the top of the key was no good for Dell Rapids, and Roncalli hung on for the three-point win.

Dell Rapids finished the night shooting 32% (18-56) from the field, 22% (8-36) from three-point area, and 75% (6-8) from the free-throw line.  The Quarriers had 37 team rebounds, 12 assists, and nine turnovers.  Roncalli finished 38% (20-53) from the field, 47% (7-15) from three-point area, and 60% (6-10) from the free-throw line.  The Cavaliers also had 37 rebounds, 15 assists and seven turnovers.

Hoglund finished with 17 points and six rebounds.  Schumaker added 13 points, six rebounds, and three assists.  Schmidt had 12 points, six rebounds, and four steals.  Siemonsma tossed in eight points.  Ben Hammer had six rebounds and six blocked shots.  Adam Karst had four rebounds and two assists.

Hoglund and Schumaker were named to the All-Tournament team.

Dell Rapids finishes their season with a record of 22-3, regular season Dak-12 Conference Championship, Dak-12 Classic Championship, Region 3A Championship, and 2nd place finish in the 2015 State A Tournament.

1 2 3 4 Final
Dell Rapids 13 8 12 17 50
Roncalli 11 15 15 12 53

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Quarrier Boys Win after Wild Finish to Advance to Title Game

DRHSvsWinner_StateA_4The Dell Rapids Quarrier boys advanced to the State A Championship game after a 52-47 win over the Winner Warriors in the semifinals at the State A Tournament in Rapid City.

Both teams got off to a slow start offensively to start the game.  The two teams were tied 3-3 with 3:52 to go in the first quarter before Dell Rapids went on a 7-2 run to take a 10-5 lead with 1:38 to go in the quarter.  However, Winner ended the quarter on a 9-0 run to lead 14-10 at the end of the first quarter.

Dell Rapids regained the lead at 17-16 with 4:07 left in the second quarter after a Tanner Heim basket.  The Quarriers added an 8-0 run to lead 25-16 after a three-point basket by Adam Karst with 1:58 to go.  The Warriors scored the final five points of the quarter to pull within 25-21 at halftime. DRHSvsWinner_StateA_1

Winner then scored the first four points out of halftime and tied the game at 25-25 with 6:55 left in the third quarter.  Dell Rapids answered with an 8-2 run to grab a 33-27 lead with 4:17 to go after two Ty Hoglund free-throws.  Nathan Galbraith of Winner knocked down a field goal to pull Winner within three points at 35-32 with :58 left in the quarter.  That was the last score of the third, and Dell Rapids led by three with one quarter to go.

DRHSvsWinner_StateA_2Ben Hammer made the first field goal of the fourth quarter with 5:56 to go in the game to give Dell Rapids a 37-32 lead.  Zane Schumaker added another field goal about 30 seconds later to push the Quarrier lead to seven.  The Warriers pulled within three points after a made free throw by Brendan Harter with 3:44 to go.  Hammer extended the lead to six after two made free throws with 1:53 remaining.  Galbraith answered with a three-point field goal to pull within three at 48-45 with 1:41 left.  Neither team scored until :30 left on the clock when Hoglund made two free throws to give Dell Rapids a 50-45 lead.  Lattrel Terkildsen made two free-throws on the other end for Winner with :24 to go to get back within three points.  After an offensive foul by Dell Rapids, Winner missed a two-point shot and Karst pulled down the defensive rebound.  Karst was fouled, but missed the front end of a 1-and-1.  Winner missed a three-point attempt with :10 left, this time Schumaker pulled down the rebound for Dell Rapids.  Schumaker was fouled and went to the free throw line with :09 on the clock.  He too missed the front end of a 1-and-1, and Winner had one last chance with :05 to go.  The Warriors inbounded the ball under the Quarrier basket with a 3/4 court pass, but it was intercepted by Karst.  Karst got the ball to Hoglund, and Hoglund was fouled with :00.3 on the clock.  He knocked down both free-throws to seal the win for Dell Rapids.

The Quarriers finished the game shooting 34% (18-53) from the field, 21% (4-19) from the three-point area, and 80% (12-15) from the free-throw line.  Dell Rapids had 38 team rebounds, 15 assists, and 14 turnovers.  Winner finished shooting 31% (17-55) from the field, 40% (6-15) from the three-point area, and 58% (7-12) from the free-throw line.  The Warriors had 41 rebounds, 10 assists, and 13 turnovers.

Hoglund had 20 points and nine rebounds to lead Dell Rapids.  Riley Schmidt had 11 points, five rebounds, and three assists.  Ben Hammer added eight points, six rebounds, and five blocked shots.

The Quarriers will face Aberdeen Roncalli for the State A title on Saturday at 9:00 p.m. ct / 8:00 p.m. mt at the Rushmore Civic Center.

1 2 3 4 Final
Dell Rapids 10 15 10 17 52
Winner 14 7 11 15 47

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Siemonsma and Hoglund Lift Quarrier Boys to Win

DRHSvsMVP_StateA_2Sheldon Siemonsma scored 14 of his 16 points in the first half, and Ty Hoglund finished the game with 19 total points to help the Dell Rapids Quarrier boys to a 65-46 win over the Mt Vernon/Plankinton Titans in the opening round of the State A Tournament in Rapid City.

Both teams got off to a bit of a slow start offensively.  The Quarriers and Titans combined for a total of 17 first quarter points as Dell Rapids held a 10-7 lead at the break.  Dell Rapids found their offensive groove when Siemonsma went 4-4 from behind the three-point arc.  The Quarriers led 31-20 at halftime.  The Titans were unable to get any closer as Dell Rapids pushed the lead to 44-31 by the end of the third quarter.  The Quarriers closed out the game outscoring Mt Vernon/Plankinton 21-15 in the final quarter. DRHSvsMVP_StateA_3

Dell Rapids finished the game shooting 44% (24-55) from the field, 50% (7-14) from the three-point area, and 67% (10-15) from the free-throw line.  The Quarriers also had 41 total team rebounds, 20 assists, but turned the ball over 19 times.

Hoglund led the team with 19 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists.  Siemonsma had 16 points.  Zane Schumaker added 13 points, five rebounds, and four assists.  Riley Schmidt tossed in eight points and two assists.

Dell Rapids will take on Winner in the semifinals at 8:45 p.m. ct / 7:45 p.m. mt.

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1 2 3 4 Final
Dell Rapids 10 21 13 21 65
Mt Vernon/Plankinton 7 13 11 15 46

2015 Dak-12 All-Conference Team Selections

Dak12Conference-2Three Quarrier girls were selected to be on the 2015 Dak-12 All-Conference teams this year.  Mikaela Stofferahn was selected to the first team.  She averaged 10.09 points per game against conference opponents, 1.18 steals, and 6.18 rebounds.  Brittney Siemonsma was selected to the third team.  She averaged 7.09 points per game against conference opponents, 1.73 assists, 0.91 steals, and 5.91 rebounds.  Arial Hoffman was an honorable mention selection.  She averaged 9.45 points per game in conference games, 2.36 assits, 1.45 steals, and 3.64 rebounds.

Dell Rapids finished fourth in the conference standings on the year with an 8-3 record.

Below is the full list of Dak-12 All-Conference team selections.

 

DAK XII MOST VALUABLE PLAYER
McKenzie Mennenga, Elk Point Jefferson

First Team
SAMMY KASOWSKI, F/C SR TRI-VALLEY
JORDAN KRUSE, F SO LENNOX
HALEIGH MELSTAD, G FR VERMILLION
McKENZIE MENNENGA, G JR ELK POINT JEFFERSON
MIKAELA STOFFERAHN, F  JR    DELL RAPIDS
McKENZIE STONE, F JR WEST CENTRAL
Second Team
ABBY FALDMO, G SR DAKOTA VALLEY
CLAIRE JOHNSON, G JR DAKOTA VALLEY
KARLEE McKINNEY, PG SO TEA AREA
BAILEY MEADORS, C JR WEST CENTRAL
ROZ VANDEN BOSCH, F SR MADISON
SHELBY ZOMERMAAND, F JR SIOUX FALLS CHRISTIAN
Third Team
PAYTON DONNELLY, G JR ELK POINT JEFFERSON
JESSICA FEILMEIER, G/F SR DAKOTA VALLEY
ALEXA FROM, G JR WEST CENTRAL
MAGGIE HEIBERGER, G/F SR TRI-VALLEY
MOLLY McINNIS, P SR BERESFORD
BRITTNEY SIEMONSMA, C      SR DELL RAPIDS
Honorable Mention
KENSI BRANDS, G SR SIOUX FALLS CHRISTIAN
NICOLE BROWN, C FR MADISON
KYLIE HANISCH, G SR WEST CENTRAL
ARIAL HOFFMAN, G   FR DELL RAPIDS
HALIE McMAINS, G JR CANTON
BECCA NELSON, G JR BERESFORD
TARYN RAABE, G JR LENNOX
KARLEE SHATSWELL, C SO ELK POINT JEFFERSON
SAMANTHA SOMMER, G JR TRI-VALLEY
TWILA SWEENEY, C JR VERMILLION
TAYLOR WEELDREYER, G JR LENNOX
CRYSTAL ZITTERICH, PG/SG    SR TEA AREA

 

Quarrier Girls Finish 6th at State A Tournament

DRHSvsCWL31415_2The Dell Rapids Quarrier girls fell to the Clark/Willow Lake Cyclones on Saturday afternoon by a score of 73-34 in the final day of the 2015 State A Tournement.  The Cyclones jumped out to a quick lead in the first quarter and never looked back.  Clark/Willow Lake led 23-6 at the end of the first quarter, and 42-13 at halftime.  The Cyclone offense continued to roll in the second half outscoring Dell Rapids 31-21.

Dell Rapids shot 26% (11-43) from the field in the game, 26% (5-19) from three-point area, and 64% (7-11) from the free-throw line.  The Quarriers had 26 team rebounds, five assists and turned the ball over 15 times.  The Cyclones shot 56% (29-52) from the field, 42% (8-19) from three-point area, and also 64% (7-11) from the free-throw line.

Mikaela Stofferahn finished with 11 points and four rebounds.  Emma Paul added 10 points and six rebounds.  Averi Pankonen, Sarah Haak, Kaylee Hennen, and Lindsey Morris all had three points apiece. DRHSvsCWL31415_1  Stofferahn was also awarded an All-Tournament selection for her performance in the three state tournament games.

Dell Rapids finishes the season with a Region 3A Championship, 6th place finish at the State A Tournament, and an overall record of 14-11.

A welcome home event was held for the girls on Sunday, March 15th at the MS/HS Commons area.

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Three Pointers Fall for Quarrier Girls in Win

NewDRLogoFive different girls made three-point shots, nine different players scored, and two players finished in double figures as the Dell Rapids Quarrier girls scored the most points in a game all year in a 79-67 win over the Red Cloud Crusaders at the State A Tournament in Watertown on Friday.

Dell Rapids scored 20 or more points in two of the four quarters and outscored the Crusaders in every quarter.  The Quarriers led 21-17 after a high-scoring first quarter by both teams.  Dell Rapids extended the lead to 35-27 at halftime.  The Quarriers then scored 44 second half points on their way to the win.

The Quarriers finished the game shooting 50% (22-44) from the field, 47% (7-15) from three-point area, and 76% (28-37) from the free-throw line.  The Crusaders finished 45% (25-56) from the field, 50% (11-22) from three-point area, and 35% (6-17) from the free-throw line.  Dell Rapids out-rebounded Red Cloud 39-23 in the ball game.

Mikaela Stofferahn led Dell Rapids with 27 points and eight rebounds.  Averi Pankonen added 10 points.  Emma Paul finished with nine points.  Arial Hoffman had eight points, six rebounds and three assists.  Lindsey Morris also ended the game with eight points.  Sami Reider, Kaylee Hennen, Hoffman, Pankonen, and Morris all made three-point shots in the game.

Dell Rapids will face Clark/Willow Lake in the Consolation Championship game for 5th/6th place on Saturday at 1:45 p.m. in their final game of the year.

1 2 3 4 Final
Dell Rapids 21 14 18 26 79
Red Cloud 17 10 16 24 67

Quarrier Girls Fall to MVP in Opening Round of State A

DRHSvsMVP_GBB_StateA1The Dell Rapids Quarrier girls couldn’t overcome a slow start offensively as they fell to the Mt Vernon/Plankinton Titans 55-36 in the opening round of the State A Tournament in Watertown.  Dell Rapids was held to just 15 points in the first two quarters as the Titans took a 31-15 halftime lead.  The Titans extended the lead to 46-26 by the end of the third quarter.  Dell Rapids was able to outscore Mt Vernon/Plankinton 10-9 in the final quarter.

Dell Rapids finished the game shooting 32% (12-37) from the field, 22% (4-18) from the three-point area, and 53% (8-15) from the free-throw line.  The Quarriers ended with 21 rebounds and turned the ball over eight times.  The Titans shot 54% (21-39) from the field, 38% (3-8) from three-point area, and 67% (10-15) from the free-throw line.  DRHSvsMVP_GBB_StateA2

Arial Hoffman led Dell Rapids with 11 points in the game.  Mikaela Stofferahn added 10 points and five rebounds.  Emma Paul tallied five points and pulled down seven rebounds.  The Titans had three players in double-figures led by Payleen O’Day with 19 points.  Megan Bultsma had 18 points, and Makaela Karst finished with 16 points.

Dell Rapids will play Red Cloud at 1:45 p.m. on Friday.

1 2 3 4 Final
Dell Rapids 9 6 11 10 36
Mt Vernon/Plankinton 17 14 15 9 55

Quarrier Boys Punch Ticket to State A Tournament

DRHSBoysRegion3AChamps2The Dell Rapids Quarrier boys defeated the Madison Bulldogs in the Region 3A championship game held at the Elmen Center on Tuesday, March 10th.  The Bulldogs held a 10-5 lead with about 2:30 to go in the first quarter, but the Quarriers ended the quarter on a 6-1 run to grab a 16-11 lead at the first quarter break.  The second quarter featured runs by both teams.  Madison opened up the quarter on a 4-0 run to pull within a point.  Dell Rapids countered with a 5-0 run to take a 21-15 lead.  Madison’s Jordan Kisor capped off a 10-3 run with a three-point basket to give Madison a 25-24 lead with 1:20 to go in the half.  Ty Hoglund broke the run with a three-pointer of his own at the buzzer to give Dell Rapids the lead back at 27-25 at halftime.

The Quarriers were able to extend their lead to seven points a couple of times in the third quarter.  Madison was within four points with just :04 left in the third quarter before Zane Schumaker hit a buzzer-beating three-pointer to give the Quarriers a 43-36 lead at the end of the third quarter.  The Bulldogs went on a 6-0 run in the first minute and a half of the fourth quarter to pull within a point at 43-42.  Ben Hammer capped off a 5-0 run over the next minute with a layup and free throw to extend the lead back to six points.  Madison was within four points at 48-44 with their next basket, but that’s as close as they got the rest of the game as the Quarriers pulled away for a 59-49 win.

Dell Rapids finished the game shooting 43% (19-44) from the field, 47% (9-19) from three-point area, and 86% (12-14) from the free throw line.  The Quarriers had 30 team rebounds, nine assists, and turned the ball over 11 times.  Madison, meanwhile, shot 32% (16-50) from the field and 67% (12-18) from the free-throw line.  The Bulldogs had 25 team rebounds and turned the ball over seven times. DRHSBoysRegion3AChamps1

Ty Hoglund finished with a game high 23 points, 19 of those in the first half.  Zane Schumaker added 20 points, 18 of those in the second half, and also had eight assists.  Ben Hammer had six points and 12 rebounds.  Madison was led by Mason Leighton and Hunter Robson with 14 points each.

The Quarriers improve to 20-2 on the year and advance to the State A Tournament in Rapid City on March 19-21.  Dell Rapids will be the 3rd seed in the tournament and will play Mt Vernon/Plankinton in the opening round on Thurdsday night (March 19) at 8:45 p.m. cst / 7:45 p.m. mst.

1 2 3 4 Final
Madison 11 14 11 13 49
Dell Rapids 16 11 21 11 59

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