Looking to keep themselves as the second seed in the Region 3A standings, the Dell Rapids Quarrier boys basketball team earned a key road win at Garretson on Thursday, February 21st. The Quarriers beat the Blue Dragons 75-57.
Dell Rapids got out to a fast start and built a double-digit lead in the first quarter. The Quarriers led 25-9 after the first quarter of play. Dell Rapids pushed the lead to 22 points at 38-16 with 4:15 to play in the second quarter. Garretson then went on an 18-5 run to cut the deficit to 43-34 by halftime.
Garretson cut the Quarrier lead to six points at 43-37 in the first minute of the third quarter and then again at 48-42 with 5:00 to go. Dell Rapids then held Garretson to just two points the remainder of the quarter and led 56-44 heading into the final quarter. The Quarriers closed out the game outscoring the Blue Dragons 19-13 in the final quarter.
Logan Ellingson had a team-high 24 points along with five rebounds. Connor Rentz finished with 15 points. Logan Heim tallied 13 points and 13 rebounds. Drew Van Regenmorter also finished in double figures with 10 points and seven rebounds. Colin Rentz had eight points and six assists in the game.
Dell Rapids (11-7) will look to end the regular season on a three-game winning streak when they travel to Flandreau to take on the Fliers on Friday, February 22nd. Big Sioux Media will have a link to the Flandreau live stream of the game.