Dell Rapids outscored the Bulldogs 31-9 in the first quarter alone setting the tone for the night. The Quarriers then outscored Milbank 32-10 in the second quarter for a 63-19 halftime lead. With a 44-point lead, the running clock was in effect the entire second half. Dell Rapids finished the last two quarters with a 28-24 scoring advantage.
The Quarriers finished the game shooting 61% (35-57) from the field, 53% (8-15) from three-point area, and 73% (11-15) from the free-throw line. They had a total of 29 team rebounds, 24 steals, and 17 assists.
Five different players scored in double figures, and all the players had at least two points in the game. Colin Rentz had 17 points, seven rebounds, four assists, and four steals. Connor Rentz had 16 points, four steals, and three rebounds. Carter Nelson finished with 14 points and three rebounds. Brayden Pankonen also had 14 points and five steals. Landon Ruesink added 10 points, six assists, three steals, and three rebounds.
Dell Rapids (6-2) will travel to Madison on Thursday, January 21st. The game can be seen on Big Sioux Media.