The Dell Rapids Quarrier and Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal competitive cheer teams competed in the 2019 South Dakota Class A State Cheer and Dance competition on Friday, October 25th. The event was held at Aberdeen Central High School. Nineteen teams competed in the cheer portion of the competition.
The Quarriers finished 2nd with a score of 227.5. The Cardinals finished 9th with a score of 190.5. Sioux Valley won the state title with a score of 293.5. Parkston placed third with Dakota Valley and Winner Area following at fourth and fifth place.
Three Quarrier and three Cardinal team members were selected to the 2019 South Dakota All-State Cheer team. Hannah Heiberger, Olivia Godwin, and Katelyn North were selected from Dell Rapids. Paige Bunkers, Courtney Brown, and Maggie Klein were selected from St Mary.