The Dell Rapids Quarrier volleyball team had their 2018 season come to an end in the SoDak 16 on Tuesday, November 6th at Brandon Valley High School. The Quarriers fell in straight sets to the Elk Point-Jefferson Huskies by scores of 25-11, 25-12, 25-16.
Elk Point-Jefferson set the tone early in the match. The Huskies got out to a big 9-1 lead right away in the first set. The Quarriers could never really get much going in the first set. The Huskies grew the lead to 15 points at 18-3 on their way to the first set victory.
The Huskies started the second set with a slim 7-5 lead, but unfortunately for the Quarriers, Elk Point-Jefferson then went on an 11-4 run to take an 18-9 lead. The Huskies found themselves in control and closed out the second set on a 7-3 run for the win.
The Quarriers found themselves quickly behind 5-0 to start the third set. Dell Rapids was able to get to within three points a couple of time at 7-4 and 9-6. Both times the Huskies were able to get the lead back to five points. Elk Point-Jefferson was able to push their lead to eight points 19-11. The Husckies closed out the set and match outscoring Dell Rapids 6-5 for the win.
Dell Rapids finished their season with a 21-9 overall record.