The Dell Rapids Quarriers played a total of five matches on Saturday, September 22nd at the Sanford Pentagon Invitational volleyball tournament in Sioux Falls. The Quarriers had pool play matches against Mt Vernon/Plankinton, Central Lyons, IA, and Warner, and then they had bracket matches against Aberdeen Roncalli and Rapid City Central.
The Quarriers’ day started with pool play. Their first match was a 2-1 win over Mt Vernon/Plankinton by scores of 21-25, 25-22, 25-23. The Quarriers then played Central Lyons, IA and fell two sets to zero. The final pool play match was against the #2 team in Class B, the Warner Monarchs. Warner won by set scores of 25-10, 25-11.
With a 1-2 record in pool play, Dell Rapids was placed in the silver bracket for the evening matches. The Quarriers won the opening match of bracket play over Aberdeen Roncalli by scores of 25-18, 25-17. The win put Dell Rapids in the championship match of the silver bracket against the Rapid City Central Cobblers. Dell Rapids won the first set 25-14, but the Cobblers won the next two sets 25-16, 25-21 to take the match.
During the tournament Hannah Fletcher reached the 1,000 career set assists milestone!
Dell Rapids (12-5) will host the McCook Central/Montrose Fighting Cougars in a big Class A volleyball match-up on Tuesday, September 25th. The match can be seen on Big Sioux Media.