After a scoreless first quarter, the Dell Rapids Quarriers scored 28 points in the second quarter on their way to a 42-0 over the Flandreau Fliers on Friday, September 6th in their home opener of the 2019 season.
Logan Stone scored the first touchdown on a 44-yard run. The extra point was no good, and the Quarriers led 6-0. Colin Rentz connected with Logan Ellingson on a 58-yard strike down the left sideline with 5:14 to play in the half. The two-point conversion was good on a run by Tyler Wood to make it a 14-0 lead. After a Drew VanRegenmorter interception, Rentz and Ellingson connected again, this time on a 28-yard pass. The extra point was good by Aiden Boechler, and Dell Rapids led 21-0. The Quarriers were not done. The Dell Rapids defense forced a Flandreau punt to give the Quarriers the ball with 1:28 to play in the half. Dell Rapids marched down the field, and Stone scored on an 11-yard run with :34 to play in the second quarter. The extra point put the Quarriers out in front 28-0 by halftime.
Dell Rapids added two more scores in the fourth quarter. Carter Rentz scored on a five-yard run, and Landon VonHoltum scored on a four-yard run to close out the win.
The Quarriers finished the game with 439 yards of offense, 180 passing yards and 259 rushing yards. Flandreau was held to just 89 total yards of offense, 61 passing yards and 28 rushing yards. The Fliers had just seven first downs compared to 21 first downs for Dell Rapids.
Colin Rentz finished the game going 10-15 passing for 180 yards, two touchdowns, and an interception. Ellingson had three catches for 95 yards and two tochdowns. Coby Maeschen had a catch for 53 yards, and Wood had a catch for 33 yards. Stone finished the game with 13 carries for 126 yards and two scores. Trevon Cross led the defense with six tackles and a sack. VanRegenmorter had five tackles and an interception. Logan Ruesink and Thane Hilmoe each had a fumble recovery.
Dell Rapids (2-0) will host the Madison Bulldogs on Friday, September 13th. The game can be seen on Big Sioux Media.