Four Quarrier Golfers Qualify for State Tournament

NewDRLogoFour Dell Rapids Quarrier boys golfers will be going to the 2017 State A Golf Tournament in Dakota Dunes on Monday, October 2nd through Tuesday, October 3rd.  Mason Schmidt, Zach McKee, Brandon Kubly, and Karsen Welbig all qualified after their rounds at the Region 1A Tournament at Rocky Run Golf Course on Monday, September 25th.

The Quarrier team finished fifth with a total score of 367.  Aberdeen Roncalli placed first as a team with a score of 324.  Sisseton was second with 329.  Sioux Valley placed third with 337, and Madison was fourth with 343.  Aberdeen Roncalli, Sisseton, and Sioux Valley had all their golfers qualify for state automatically by being the top three teams at the regional tournament.

The top 29 golfers in the regional tournament also qualified for the state tournament.  Nate Nielsen from Sisseton placed first with a round of 75.  Ramsey Johnsen of Aberdeen Roncalli was second with a 78.  Lucas Schaefbauer of Aberdeen Roncalli was third with a round of 79.

Mason Schmidt placed fourth individually with a round of 81.  Zach McKee finished 22nd with a round of 92.  Brandon Kubly was 24th with a round of 95, and Karsen Welbig was 26th with a round of 99.  Jack Weber finished with a round of 107, which was only six shots from the cut-off to qualify for state.

Quarriers Finish 10th at Dak XII Boys Golf Tourney

NewDRLogoThe Dell Rapids Quarrier boys golf team finished 10th at the Dak XII Conference Tournament held at Two Rivers Golf Course in North Sioux City on Monday, September 18th.  The weather conditions happened to be wet and muggy for most of the day for the tournament.

Dell Rapids finished with a team score of 366.  Dakota Valley won the team conference title with a total of 305.  Tea Area was second with 323, and Madison placed third with a team score of 324.  Brock Murphy of Tea Area took home the individual conference title with a round of 72.

Mason Schmidt (26th) had the low round for Dell Rapids on the day with an 86.  Zach McKee finished with a round of 90.  Brandon Kubly had a 93.  Karsen Welbig finished with a 97, Jack Weber had a 105, and Malakai Anderson had a 107.

The Quarrier varsity team will prepare for the Region 1A Tournament which will be held at Rocky Run Golf Course in Dell Rapids on Monday, September 25th.  The JV team will have their Dak XII tournament on Tuesday, September 19th, in Canton.

Quarrier Boys Golf 7th at EPJ Invite

NewDRLogoThe Dell Rapids Quarrier boys golf team placed seventh out of eight teams at the 2017 EPJ Huskies Boys Match Play Tournament at The Pointe Golf Course in Elk Point on Thursday, September 14th.

Golfers were separated into eight-player brackets.  Each bracket place earned points for the team.  Twelve points were awarded for a first place finish, 10 points for second, eight points for third, six points for fourth and fifth, four points for sixth place, two points for seventh, and one point for eighth place.

Dell Rapids finished with a total of 31 team points.  Elk Point-Jefferson had 62 team points.  Tea Area and Dakota Valley finished with 60 points each.  Sioux Falls Christian had 58 points.  West Central finished with 54 points.  Beresford had 39 points, and McCook Central-Montrose had 28 points.

Brady Larson and Malakai Andersen both finished in fourth place in their respective brackets earning six points each.  Brandon Kubly finished fifth in his bracket for six points.  Karsen Welbig and Tim Jaycox both finished in sixth place for four points.  Lucas Berg and Sean Andersen both earned a seventh place finish, and Zach McKee had an eighth place finish in his bracket.

The Quarriers will play in the Dak XII Conference Tournament.  The varsity tournament will be held at Two Rivers Golf Course in North Sioux City on Monday, September 18th.  The junior varsity tournament will be held at Hiawatha Golf Course in Canton on Tuesday, September 19th.

Quarrier Boys Golf 9th at Vermillion

NewDRLogoThe Dell Rapids Quarrier boys golf team finished 9th as a team at the Vermillion Golf Tournament on Thursday, September 7th.  Dell Rapids finished with a team score of 384.  Tea Area placed 1st with a team score of 330.  Dakota Valley was 2nd with a score of 333, and Vermillion was 3rd with a score of 337.

Mason Schmidt placed individually for Dell Rapids.  Schmidt finished 14th with a round of 86.  Karsen Welbig finished with a 96.  Brandon Kubly had a round of 99.  Zach McKee had a 103, Lucas Berg had a 112, and Sean Andersen had a 127 for Dell Rapids.  Kolby Newborg of Tea Area placed first individually with a tie-breaker over Jacob Lee of Parkston.  Both finished with rounds of 74.  Brock Murphy of Tea Area placed third with a 78.

The Quarriers will be at the EPJ Invite at the Elk Point Golf Course on Thursday, September 14th.

Quarrier Boys Golf 7th in Madison

NewDRLogoThe Dell Rapids Quarrier boys golf team placed 7th out of 13 schools at the Madison Invite at the Madison Country Club on Tuesday, September 5th.  Dell Rapids finished with a team score of 392.  Aberdeen Roncalli won the team title with a score of 340.  Sioux Valley was 2nd with 371, and Parkston was 3rd with 372.

Mason Schmidt again had the low score for the Quarriers placing 6th individually with a round of 85.  Karsen Welbig and Lucas Berg both finished with a round of 100.  Zach McKee had a 107, Brandon Kubly a 110, and Malakai Anderson had a 122.

Dell Rapids will be in Vermillion on Thursday, September 7th.

Quarrier Boys Golf 5th at Parkston Invitational

NewDRLogoThe Dell Rapids Quarrier boys golf team placed 5th out of 12 teams on Friday, September 1st, at the Parkston Invitational at Lakeview Golf Course in Mitchell.  The Quarriers finished with a team score of 361.  Sioux Falls O’Gorman placed first with a team score of 297.

Mason Schmidt finished 17th individually for Dell Rapids with a round of 86.  Zach McKee finished with a 91.  Lucas Berg and Karsen Welbig both finished with 92.  Other scores were Brandon Kubly and Jack Weber both with a 112, Sean Anderson with a 114, Malakai Anderson with a 117, Brady Larson with a 121, Payton Gleason with 123, Tim Jaycox with 124, and John Tudor with 162.

The Quarriers will be at the Madison Invitational on Tuesday, September 5th, and then in Vermillion on Thursday, September 7th.

Quarrier Boys Golf, Finally Back to Action, Finishes 10th

NewDRLogoThe Dell Rapids Quarrier boys golf team was able to play in their second full tournament on Tuesday, August 29th, two weeks after their last tournament.  The Quarriers played in the West Central Early Bird tournament on August 14th, but had their next two tournaments (Beresford Invite and Dells Invite) cancelled due to weather.  The weather cooperated very nicely for the Charger Invite at Spring Creek Golf Course.

Dell Rapids finished 10th with a team score of 371.  Dakota Valley won the team title with 313.  Sioux Valley was second with 326, and Tea Area was third with 337.

Mason Schmidt had the low score for the Quarriers.  He placed 12th individually with a round of 81.  Karsen Welbig finished with a round of 90.  Zach Mckee had a 95, Brandon Kubly finished with a 105, Lucas Berg shot a 107, and Malakai Anderson had a 120.  Jacob Lee of Parkston placed first with a tournament record -4 round of 68.

Head Coach Mick Hoglund said, “We need to improve in order to compete this year.  We’re getting better, but still aren’t there yet.”

The Quarriers will travel to Mitchell for the Parkston Invite on Friday, September 1st.

Dell Rapids Boys Golf Starts 2017 Season

NewDRLogoThe Dell Rapids Quarrier boys golf team started their 2017 season at the West Central Early Bird Invitational on Monday, August 14th.  Thirteen total schools competed in the event held at Central Valley Golf Course in Hartford.

Dell Rapids finished 11th as a team with a team score of 389.  Dakota Valley won the team title with a team score of 327.  Beresford was second with 330, and Tea Area placed third with 334.  Jacob Lee of Parkston was the top individual finisher with a round of 71.  Brock Murphy of Tea Area was second with 72.  Payton Borah of Beresford, Tanner Hensley of Dakota Valley, and Heston Jorgenson of Madison all finished with a 79.

Mason Schmidt finished with the low round for Dell Rapids.  He shot an 88 on the day.  Karsen Welbig had a round of 95.  Zach McKee and Brandon Kubly both fired a 103.  Lucas Berg had a 119, and Jack Weber finished with a round of 121.

The Quarriers will be in action again on Wednesday, August 16th, at the Dakota Valley Invite at Two Rivers Golf Course.

2016 Boys State A Golf Tournament – Final Results

NewDRLogoThe 2016 Boys State A Golf Tournament concluded on Tuesday, October 4th, at Hart Ranch in Rapid City.

After a first round 87, Mason Schmidt also had a second round of 87 and finished the tournament with a 174 (+30) to finish tied for 32nd.  Jordan Kerns followed his opening round of 93 with a second round of a 95 to finish with a total of 188 (+44) to finish 68th.  Karsen Welbig finished the second round with a 111 (104 in opening round) for a total of 215 (+71) to finish 94th.

Jacob Lee of Parkston won the individual title with a two-day total of 153.  Nick Lust of St Thomas More was second with a 154, and Brian Finn of Tea Area was third with a two-day total of 156.  Tea Area won the team title with a combined score of 670.  Spearfish and St Thomas More tied for second with 672, and Chamberlain was fourth with 674.

2016 State A Boys Golf Tournament – Day 1

NewDRLogoMonday, October 3rd, was the first day of the 2016 State A Golf Tournament at Hart Ranch in Rapid City.  Three Dell Rapids golfers are participating in the state tournament.  Mason Schmidt had an opening round of 87 (+15) and is currently tied for 32nd.  Jordan Kerns had a first round of 93 (+21) and is tied for 59th.  Karsen Welbig finished his first day with a round of 104 (+32) and is tied for 87th.

The final round will be held Tuesday, October 4th.