The Dell Rapids Quarriers not only had their homecoming game on Friday, October 16th, but it was their final home game of the regular season. The Quarriers hosted the West Central Trojans, but the Trojans spoiled the homecoming game with a 34-0 victory.
West Central had every aspect of their game working against the Quarriers. The Trojans held the ball for 22:26 of the clock, while racking up 17 first downs. They had a total of 391 yards of offense, all of them on the ground. Dell Rapids was held to just seven first downs in the game on 154 yards of total offense. The Quarriers had just 43 rushing yards and 111 passing yards.
The Trojans scored two rushing touchdowns in the first quarter for a 14-0 lead. They added another touchdown and a field goal before halftime for a 24-0 lead. The Trojans added 10 more points in the second half on another field goal in the third quarter and a rushing touchdown in the fourth quarter.
Landon VonHoltum had five carries for 22 yards in the game. Brayden Gee had five carries for 20 yards, and Ian Mason had three carries for 11 yards. Austin Henry was 10-16 passing for 111 yards. Brayden Pankonen had two catches for 54 yards. Victory Knuppe had two catches for 26 yards, and Carter Nelson had two catches for 20 yards. Colin Rentz, Avery Boechler, Coby Maeschen, and Gee also had catches.
The defense was led by Maeschen who had 14 tackles in the game. Cody Schultz finished with six tackles. Knuppe and VonHoltum had five tackles each. Gee and Henry both finished with four tackles.
Dell Rapids (5-2) will travel to Tea to play the #1 ranked Tea Area Titans on Thursday, October 22nd to end the regular season.