Dell Rapids led by six points at 19-13 after the first quarter of play. The Quarriers extended that lead to 12 points with 3:30 to play in the first half, but the Nighthawks cut the lead to three points at 30-27 by halftime. Tripp-Delmont/Armour continued the run into the third quarter and outscored Dell Rapids 20-14. The Nighthawks led 47-40 heading into the final quarter. Dell Rapids was only able to score two points in the final quarter as the Nighthawks took the victory.
Dell Rapids finished the game shooting 33% from the field, just 23% in the second half. The Quarriers were 17% from three-point area and 60% from the free-throw line. Both teams had 14 turnovers in the game. Dell Rapids had 36 team rebounds and 14 team assists.
Jayda Knuppe led the team with 14 points and eight rebounds. Aspen Hansen had nine points. Kaylee Henned added seven points, while Emma Paul and Sydney Stofferahn both had six points each. Stofferahn also had eight rebounds. Ravyn Hoffman led the team with four assists.
Dell Rapids (7-3) will travel to Hartford to play the West Central Trojans on Tuesday, January 16th.