The Dell Rapids 15/16 Teeners are headed to the 2017 State A VFW 15/16 Teener State Tournament in Beresford August 4th through 6th. Dell Rapids finished second to Beresford in the regional tournament. Beresford earned the Southeast Region Champion spot, while Dell Rapids will get the Southeast Runner-up spot.
Dell Rapids opened the regional tournament with a lost to Beresford 7-10. Dell Rapids was able to work themselves through the loser’s side of the bracket. They earned a 7-5 win over Vermillion in their second game. Dell Rapids then beat Dakota Valley 7-5 in their third game of the tournament. The win over Dakota Valley put them into the championship game and punched their ticket to state. Dell Rapids got a rematch with Beresford in the championshp game, but Beresford defeated Dell Rapids again, this time by a score of 8-5.