The Canton C-Hawks built a big first quarter lead which was enough to earn a 61-42 win over the Dell Rapids Quarriers on Tuesday, February 25th.
Canton led from start to finish in the game after building a 15 point lead in the first quarter. The C-Hawks led 22-7 at the end of the first quarter. Dell Rapids was able to regroup and pull within four points by halftime at 32-28. Unfortunately for the Quarriers, halftime may have stopped the momentum they were riding from the second quarter. Canton was able to extend their lead to 45-35 by the end of the third quarter. That lead grew to a game-high 21 points with 7:03 to play in the game on the way to victory.
The Quarriers finished the game shooting 32% (12-37) from the field, 0-6 on three-point shots, and 64% (18-28) from the free-throw line. Canton finished 38% (33-61) from the field, 55% (6-11) from three-point area, and 71% (10-14) from the free-throw line.
Two players finished in double-figures for Dell Rapids. Aspen Hansen had 20 points, four rebounds, two assists, and two steals. Zoey Hilmoe had 10 points. Maggie Schmidt added five points and two steals.
Dell Rapids (2-17) will finish the regular season at home against the Garretson Blue Dragons on Thursday, February 27th, in a girls and boys double header. Both games can be seen on Big Sioux Media.