Quarriers 3rd, Cardinals 4th at State A Cheer Competition

NewDRLogoThe Dell Rapids Quarrier and Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal cheer teams competed at the 2017 South Dakota State A Competitive Cheer competition on Friday, October 20th, at Rapid City Stevens High School.

The Quarriers placed 3rd with a total of 225.5 points.  The Cardinals placed 4th with a DRSM Logototal of 218.0 points.  Sioux Valley won the title with 261.0 points.  Dakota Valley just edged Dell Rapids for 2nd place with 228.5 points.  Arlington/Lake Preston finished 5th followed by Platte-Geddes.

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Cardinal Cheer 3rd in Mitchell

DRSM LogoThe Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal competitive cheer team placed 3rd at the Mitchell Invite on Saturday, October 7th.  The Cardinals finished with a team score of 189.50 points.  Arlington/Lake Preston placed 1st with 204.50 points.  Huron was 2nd with 199.00 points.

Huron won the dance portion of the invite.  Yankton was 2nd followed by Platte-Geddes, Rapid City Stevens, and Mitchell.

The Cardinals will be at the Lake Preston Invite on Monday, October 16th.

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Quarrier and Cardinal Cheer Teams at Brookings

NewDRLogoThe Dell Rapids Quarrier and Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal competitive cheer teams competed at the Brookings Invite held at the Swiftel Center in Brookings on Saturday, September 16th.  Sixteen schools competed in the competitive cheer portion of the event.

The Quarriers finished tied for third with a total of 221.00 points.  The Cardinals finished 12th with a total of 183.5o points.  Sioux Valley won the competition with 248.00 points.  DRSM LogoSioux Falls Washington was second with 237.00 points.  Harrisburg tied with Dell Rapids with 221.00 points.

The Quarriers will participate in the Sioux Valley Invite on Thursday, September 21st.  They will also be at the Dakota Valley Invite on Saturday, September 23rd, and the Sioux Falls O’Gorman Invite on Tuesday, September 26th.

The Cardinals will have their next competition at the Rider Spirit Invitational at the Sanford Pentagon on Saturday, September 30th.

 

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2016 Fall Sports Awards

Several Dell Rapids and Dell Rapids St Mary athletes earned awards for the 2016 fall sports season.

For the Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal cross country team, Christina Vogel was an Academic All-State winner.  Ella Heinitz and Ch. Vogel were named team Co-Most Valuable Runners by Head Coach Pete Schmidt.  Catherine Vogel was named Most Improved for the girls team.  Connor Libis was named the boys Most Valuable Runner.  Jacob Vogel was named Most Improved.

Kennedi Mullaney won the Coach’s Award from Head Coach Cami Bacon for the Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal cheer team.  Paige Bunkers was named the Most Improved.

Mullaney also earned Offensive MVP for the Cardinal volleyball team, was an Academic All-State winner, and also earned All-Conference.  Haley Michel was the Defensive MVP, was an Academic All-State winner, and an All-Conference Honorable Mention.  Cassie Mullaney earned the Most Improved award, and Jackie Wolles also was an Academic All-State winner.

For the Cardinal football team, Garret Frost, Dalton Houska, and Zach Geraets were Dakota Valley Conference All-Conference winners.  Carson Park was an All-Conference Honorable Mention.  Geraets, Houska, Frost, Park, Jacob Eining, Sam Schwebach, Kathryn Klein (stats), Wolles (stats), and Lexi Klein (stats) all were Academic All-State winners.

Chloe Solberg, Kenzie Gullickson, and Sara VanRegenmorter earned Academic All-State awards for the Dell Rapids Quarrier volleyball team.  The team as a whole earned a team Academic All-State award for their 3.72 overall GPA.  Solberg, Trinity Gordon, and Brooke Klein were Dak-12 All-Conference Honorable Mention selections.

Averi Pankonen, Micah Gleason, and James Lueders earned Academic All-State awards for the Quarrier cross country team.

Ross Wiebenga, Alex Nordstrom, Justin Dorn, Jacob Wolles, Mason Peter, and Grace Tischer (stats) also earned Academic All-State awards for the Quarrier football team.  Dawson Kerzman, Seth Andersen, Tanner Heim, Nate McKee, Hunter Hansen, Anthony Miller, and Matt Gillogly were all Dak-12 All-Conference selections.  Peter and Wiebenga were All-Conference Honorable Mentions.  Andersen, McKee, and Hansen were class 11-A All-State award winners.  Trevor Pulscher and Kerzman were 11A All-State Honorable Mentions.  Hansen was also named an Argus Leader Elite 45 player for 2016.  McKee was an Elite 45 Honorable Mention.

 

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Cardinal and Quarrier Results from State Cheer Competition

sdhsaaLogoThe Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal and Dell Rapids Quarrier competitive cheer teams participated in the 2016 South Dakota Class A Cheer and Dance competition held on Friday, October 21st, at Aberdeen Central High School.  Both teams performed in the Large Stunt and Tumbling category.

Dell Rapids St Mary placed fourth in the category with a score of 221.50 points.  Dell Rapids placed fifth with a score of 218.00.  Sioux Valley won the category with a score of 236.00.  Dakota Valley was second with 233.50 points, and Platte-Geddes was third in the category with 225.50 points.

Sioux Valley was also the Grand Champion of the Class A Cheer competition with the 236.00 points.  Dakota Valley placed second with 233.50 points.  Custer placed third overall (placed 1st in the Small Stunt and Tumbling category) with 226.50 points.  Platte-Geddes was fourth, Dell Rapids St Mary was fifth, Parkston sixth, and Dell Rapids finished seventh overall.

Dakota Valley was the Grand Champion of the Class A Dance competition with 260.83 points.  Platte-Geddes was second with 231.67 points, and Spearfish third with 230.83 points.

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Brookings Cheer & Dance Invite Results

The Dell Rapids Quarrier and Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal competitive cheer teams both competed at the Brookings Cheer and Dance Invite on Saturday, September 17th.  The invite consisted of 18 teams from both Class AA and Class A.

The Cardinals finished 12th overall and third among Class A teams with a score of 192.0.  Dell Rapids finished 14th overall and fifth among Class A teams with a score of 189.50.  Sioux Falls Roosevelt was the overall champion with 269.50 points.  Brandon Valley was second with 259.50 points, and Watertown was third with 232.00 points.  Sioux Valley was the top Class A school and finished 6th overall with a score of 215.50.  Wagner was the second Class A team and finished 9th overall with a score of 196.50.

Dell Rapids will be at the Sioux Valley Invite on Thursday, September 22nd, the O’Gorman Invite on Tuesday, September 27th, and the Dakota Valley Invite on Saturday, October 1st.

The Cardinals will participate in the Dakota Valley Invite on Saturday, October 1st.

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Quarrier Cheer 2nd at State, Cardinals 6th

Both the Dell Rapids Quarrier and Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal competitive cheer team performed at the 2015 State A Cheer Competition on Friday, October 23rd, in Brandon.

QuarriersThe Quarriers finished second in the Large/Stunt/Tumble category with a score of 200.  The Cardinals finished fourth in the same category with a score of 183.5.  Sioux Valley finished first in the category with a score of 223.

Dell Rapids finished second overall with their score of 200.  DRSM LogoDell Rapids St Mary finished sixth overall with their score of 183.5.  Sioux Valley finished as the grand champion with a score of 223.  Platte-Geddes finished third with 198.5.  Bon Homme was fourth with 190.5, and Winner finished fifth with a score of 184.50.

Redfield/Doland finished first in the Stunt/Non-Tumble category with a score of 163.  Platte-Geddes placed first in the Small/Stunt/Tumble category with a score of 198.5

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Dakota Valley Cheer and Dance Invitational Results

The Dell Rapids Quarrier and Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal competitive cheer teams participated in the Dakota Valley Cheer and Dance Invitational on Saturday, October 3rd.  The Quarriers placed third with a score of 129.  The Cardinals placed fifth with a score of 111.50.  Dakota Valley won the event with a score of 139.50.  Bon Homme was second with a score of 131.5.

Dakota Valley was also crowned the dance grand champion with a score of 167.17.  Winner place second with a score of 136.00, and Gregory finished third with a 96.00.

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Brookings Cheer and Dance Results

The Dell Rapids Quarrier and Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal Competitive Cheer teams participated in the Brookings event on Saturday, September 19th.

The Quarriers placed 11th overall in the cheer competition with a score of 194.50.  Dell Rapids St Mary placed 17th overall with a score of 154.00.  Dell Rapids, however, placed second among the Class A schools.  Sioux Falls Roosevelt placed first overall with a score of 269.50.  Brandon Valley was second with a score of 238.00, and Sioux Falls O’Gorman placed third with a score of 232.00.  Sioux Valley had the best score of the Class A schools with a score of 199.00.

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Quarrier Cheer Team 2nd and Cardinal Cheer Team 3rd at State A

QuarriersThe Dell Rapids Quarrier and Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal competitive cheer teams participated in the 2014 State A Competitive Cheer and Dance Competition on Friday, October 24th, in Watertown.

The Quarriers team finished 2nd in the Grand Championship with 215.5 points.  The Cardinals team finished 3rd with 213.0 points.  Sioux Valley won the the Championship with 237.5 points, and Parkston finished 4th with 211.5 points.

Dell Rapids placed 1st in the Small Team Stunting/Tumbling division.  The St Mary Cardinas placed second.    Sioux Valley placed 1st in the Large Team Stunting/Tumbling division.

Congratulations to the Quarriers and Cardinals! DRSM Logo

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