Quarrier Football Wins Home-Opener Against Belle Fourche

DRvsBF_FB_9-8-17The Dell Rapids Quarrier football team scored in every quarter for a 42-6 win over the Belle Fourche Broncs on Friday, September 8th, at Dell Rapids High School.  It was the first home game of the 2017 season for the Quarriers after they started the season with two away games.

Belle Fourche took the opening kickoff and drove the ball deep into Quarrier territory before the Quarrier defense forced a stop on fourth down with about 6:45 to play in the first quarter.  The Dell Rapids offense was in the endzone for the first score of the game about three minutes later after a three-yard run by Matt Gillogly.  Dell Rapids scored again with 1:24 to go in the first quarter after a 34-yard run by Nick Boever to give the Quarriers a 14-0 lead.  The Quarriers added to their lead with 9:04 to go in the second quarter when Carson Rentz connected with Gillogly on an eight-yard pass.  The Broncs drove deep into Quarrier territory again late in the second quarter, but the Dell Rapids defense once again made a stop on fourth down with 4:06 remaining in the half.  Dell Rapids led 21-0 at halftime.

The Quarriers picked up right where they left off in the second half as Seth Spielmann scored two times in the third quarter.  His first touchdown was on a 14-yard run with 8:36 to go in the quarter.  His second touchdown was on a four-yard run with 4:35 to go, and Dell Rapids led 35-0 heading into the final quarter.  Josh Heinemann scored the final touchdown of the game for the Quarriers on a seven-yard run.  The Broncs’ lone touchdown came with 2:34 to go in the game on a 12-yard run by Morgen Garrett.

Dell Rapids finished with 437 yards of total offense, 407 yards on the ground and 30 passing yards.  They were 3-5 of third down and 1-1 on fourth down conversions.  Belle Fourche finished with 240 yards of offense, 164 rushing yards and 76 passing yards.

Carson Rentz was 3-9 passing for 30 yards and a touchdown.  Jeffrey Schuch had one catch for 12 yards.  Spielmann had one catch for 10 yards, and Gillogly had one catch for eight yards and a touchdown.  Spielmann had 13 carries for 156 yards and two touchdowns.  Boever ended with eight carries for 92 yards and a touchdown.  Gillogly had six carries for 56 yards and a touchdown, and Heinemman had four carries for 45 yards and a touchdown.  Cole VanDuyn had six tackles and a sack for the Quarrier defense.  Eddie Price finished with five tackles.  Gillogly had four tackles.  Tayte Gleason had three tackles and two sacks in the game.

Dell Rapids (2-1) will have their Homecoming game on Friday, September 15th.  The Quarriers will host West Central.  The game can be seen on Big Sioux Media.

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