Rocky Run Hosts Dells Invite Cross Country Meet

CrossCountry-GenericRocky Run Golf Course hosted the Dells Invite Cross Country meet on Wednesday, September 20th.  Both the Quarrier and Cardinal cross country teams ran in the meet.

The Quarrier girls finished second with 26 points.  Flandreau won the girls title with 25 points.  Webster Area was third with 45 points.  The Cardinal girls did not register a team score.  The Quarrier boys finished fifth with a team score of 95.  The Cardinal boys finished sixth with 101 points.  Webster Area won the boys team title with 32 points.  Tea Area was second with 53 points, and Oldham-Ramona/Rutland was third with 67 points.

Dell Rapids will be at West Central Invite on Monday, September 25th.  St Mary will be at the Colman-Egan Invite on Wednesday, September 27th.

Individual Results

Varsity Girls

  • DR – Shaylee Hoff (3rd) – 21:06.40
  • SM – Elle Heinitz (4th) – 21:22.51
  • DR – Aspen Hansen (7th) – 21:32.45
  • DR – Katrina Kreul (12th) – 21:58.59
  • DR – Kathryn Fletcher (15th) – 22:23.30
  • DR – Alli DeStigter – 23:40.29
  • DR – Madysen VanOverbeeke – 23:41.90
  • SM – Catherine Vogel – 24:13.89

Varsity Boys

  • SM – Connor Libis (4th) – 18:05.48
  • SM – Jacob Vogel (10th) – 18:39.36
  • DR – Brayden Pulscher – 19:28.34
  • DR – Carter Wynja – 19:30.43
  • DR – Logan Anderson – 19:36.63
  • DR – Canyon Lowman – 19:43.90
  • SM – Thomas Eining – 20:22.35
  • SM – Seth Roemen – 21:00.86
  • DR – Mitchell Heinemann – 21:41.93
  • DR – Caleb Kirschenmann – 22:31.37
  • DR – Evan Schmidt – 23:00.70

JV Girls

  • DR – Payton VanZee (4th) – 19:12.17
  • DR – Emily Dorn (12th) – 20:08.02
  • DR – Jayme Schmidt (14th) – 20:11.92
  • DR – Katie Jaycox (15th) – 20:14.30
  • DR – Regan Stone – 20:38.69
  • DR – Olivia Stelzer – 20:58.45
  • DR – Ellie Fiddelke – 22:25.60
  • DR – Ella Lueders – 24:03.40

JV Boys

  • DR – Gabe Skonseng (15th) – 16:44.88
  • DR – Justin Nirva (17th) – 16:57.80
  • SM – Sam Palmer – 17:25.69

Cardinal Boys Cross Country 2nd at Freeman

DRSM LogoThe Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal boys cross country team placed second at the Flyer Invitational at Valley View Golf Course on Wednesday, September 13th.  The Cardinals had a total of 35 points.  Freeman Academy/Marion placed first with a total of 14 points.  Scotland was third with 43 points.

Connor Libis placed third individually with a time of 18:25.19.  Jacob Vogel was eighth with a time of 19:16.39.  Thomas Eining finished with a time of 21:33.06.

Ella Heinitiz placed fifth in the girls meet with a time of 21:47.86.  Catherine Vogel placed 11th with a time of 22:51.17.  There was not a varsity team score entered for the Cardinals.

St Mary will be hosting the Dell Rapids Invite on Wednesday, September 20th.


Cardinal Cross Country at De Smet

DRSM LogoThe Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal cross country team ran in the De Smet Invitational at the De Smet Golf Course on Thursday, September 7th.

The boys team finished fourth with a total score of 60.  Sioux Valley won the boys title with 15 points.  Great Plains Lutheran was second with 32 points, and Oldham-Ramona/Rutland was third with 41 points.  The St Mary girls did not have a team score as only they only had one varsity runner.  Deubrook Area won the girls title with 19 points.

The Cardinal runners will be at the Freeman Invite on Wednesday, September 13th, for their next meet.

Girls Results

  • Catherine Vogel (9th) – 22:21.12

Boys Results

  • Connor Libis (10th) – 18:43.79
  • Jacob Vogel (13th) – 19:11.64
  • Thomas Eining – 21:37.65
  • Seth Roemen – 21:49.19

Cardinal and Quarrier Cross Country Results from Jesse James Invite

CrossCountry-GenericThe Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal and Dell Rapids Quarrier boys and girls cross country teams participated in the Jesse James Invite at River Ridge Golf Course in Garretson on Tuesday, September 5th.  The Quarrier girls finished 7th with a team score of 88.  The Quarrier boys finished 5th with a team score of 80.  The Cardinal teams did not have team scores submitted.

Lennox won the girls title with a team score of 31.  Flandreau finished second with a score of 53, and Deubrook Area placed third with 55 points.  Beresford won the boys team title with 28 points.  Lennox placed second with 31 points, and Sioux Valley was third with 57 points.

The Cardinal teams will be at the De Smet Invite on Thursday, September 7th, for their next meet.  The Dell Rapids teams will be in Luverne on Saturday, September 9th, for their next competition.

Individual Results

Girls Results:

  • DR – Shaylee Hoff (8th) – 21:00.00
  • DR – Aspen Hansen (20th) – 22:16.00
  • SM – Catherine Vogel – 22:50.00
  • DR – Madysen VanOverbeeke – 23:38.00
  • DR – Kathryn Fletcher – 23:46.00
  • DR – Alli DeStigter – 24:51.00

Boys Results:

  • SM – Jacob Vogel (14th) – 18:32.00
  • DR – Canyon Lowman (17th) – 18:46.00
  • DR – Caleb Kirschenmann (19th) – 18:59.00
  • DR – Brayden Pulscher – 19:25.00
  • DR – Logan Anderson – 19:44.00
  • DR – Mitchell Heinemann – 20:24.00
  • DR – Evan Schmidt – 22:31.00

JV Girls Results:

  • DR – Katrina Kruel (1st) – 17:41.00
  • DR – Jayme Schmidt (12th) – 19:21.00
  • DR – Payton Van Zee (14th) – 19.27.00
  • DR – Becky Dorn (17th) – 19:33.00
  • DR – Emily Dorn (18th) – 19:35.00
  • DR – Carissa Montgomery (19th) – 19:37.00
  • DR – Adisen Stadem – 20:01.00
  • DR – Katie Jaycox – 20:04.00
  • DR – Olivia Stelzer – 20:34.00
  • DR – Hannah Downs – 21:09.00
  • DR – Sami Schmidt – 21:30.00
  • DR – Emma Paul – 21:33.00
  • DR – Maya Lee – 21:57.00
  • DR – Addyson Downs – 23:00.00
  • DR – Sidney Krantz – 23:33.00
  • DR – Ella Lueders – 23:51.00

JV Boys Results:

  • SM – Seth Roemen (17th) – 16:05.00
  • SM – Thomas Eining – 16:29.00
  • DR – Gabe Skonseng – 16:50.00
  • SM – Sam Palmer – 17:13.00
  • DR – Justin Nirva – 18:04.00
  • DR – Michael Merry – 20:21.00
  • DR – Hunter Nelson – 20:35.00




Cardinals and Quarriers Participate in McCook Cross Country Invite

CrossCountry-GenericThe Dell Rapids St Mary boys and girls cross country teams along with the Dell Rapids boys and girls cross country teams participated in the McCook Central Cross Country Invite on Tuesday, August 29th, in Salem.  The Quarrier girls finished with a team score of 38 points for 5th place.  Ethan/Parkston placed first with 20 points, Winner Area was second with 25 points, and Flandreau was third with 28 points.  The Cardinal girls did not have a team score.  The St Mary boys finished seventh with 79 points.  The Quarrier boys were eighth with 86 points.  West Central won the boys title with eight points, Burke/South Central was second with 25 points, and Ethan/Parkston was third with 44 points.

The Cardinal and Quarrier cross country teams will both be in Garretson for the Jesse James Invite for their next meet on Tuesday, September 5th.

Individual Results

Girls Results

  • DR – Shaylee Hoff (7th) – 21:08.00
  • DR – Aspen Hansen (10th) – 21:57.00
  • DRSM – Catherine Vogel (19th) – 22:20.00
  • DR – Kathryn Fletcher – 22:32.00
  • DR – Alli DeStigter – 24:25.00

Boys Results

  • DRSM – Connor Libis (11th) – 18:25.00
  • DRSM – Jacob Vogel (13th) – 18:35.00
  • DR – Canyon Lowman (15th) – 18:40.00
  • DR – Mitchell Heinemann – 19:59.00
  • DR – Logan Anderson – 20:11.00
  • DR – Brayden Pulscher – 20:26.00
  • DR – Caleb Kirschenmann – 20:29.14
  • DRSM – Thomas Eining – 21:34.45
  • DRSM – Seth Roemen – 21:37.00
  • DR – Evan Schmidt – 23:34.00

All Runners Medal for Cardinal Cross Country Teams

DRSM LogoAll of the athletes earned top 20 finishes in their respective races for the Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal cross country teams on Saturday, August 26th, at the Deubrook Cross Country Invite at Six Mile Creek Golf Course.

Jacob Vogel placed third in the varsity boys run with a time of 19:17.00.  Catherine Vogel placed seventh in the varsity girls race with a time of 23:15.00.  Seth Roemen placed eighth (12:27.00), Thomas Eining was 15th (12:56.00), and Sam Palmer was 17th (13:02.00) in the junior varsity boys race.  Addy Gilbert won the junior varsity girls run (13:16.00), and Ella Griffin placed 16th (15:23.00) for the Cardinals.

St Mary will be at the McCook Cental Invite in Salem on Tuesday, August 29th.

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.


Cross Country Teams Represented Well at State

sdhsaaLogoFour runners from Dell Rapids St Mary and four runners from Dell Rapids ran in the 2016 State Cross Country Meet in Huron on Saturday, October 22nd.

Running for the Cardinals, Connor Libis finished 33rd with a time of 18:58.87.  Jacob Vogel finished 55th with a time of 19:32.66.  There were a total of 123 runners that finished the boys Class B run.  Ella Heinitz placed 50th with a time of 22:47.46.  Christina Vogel finished 84th with a time of 24:12.79.  A total of 116 runners finished the girls Class B race.

Running for the Quarriers, Carter Wynja finished 60th with a time of 18:47.47.  Caleb Kirschenmann finished with a time of 21:39.62.  There were a total of 132 runners finished the boys Class A run.  Aspen Hansen finished 77th with a time of 22:28.71.  Kathryn Fletcher finished with a time of 26:42.21.  A total of 127 runners finished the girls Class A run.

Four Cardinals Qualify for State Cross Country

DRSM LogoFour Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinal cross country runners qualified for the State B race with the performance at the Region 2B meet on Wednesday, October 12th, in Howard.

Ella Heinitz and Christina Vogel qualified from the girls team, and Connor Libis and Jacob Vogel qualified from the boys team.  The State B meet will be held on Saturday, October 22nd, in Huron.

As a team, the girls finished with a score of 52 points and finished fifth.  Gayville-Volin won the girls team title with 12 points.  Canistota was second with 35 points, and De Smet was third with 39 points.  The boys team finished sixth with 50 points.  Oldham-Ramona/Rutland placed first with 23 points.  Viborg-Hurley was second with 29 points, and Elkton-Lake Benton was third with 36 points.

Individual Girls Results:

  • 9th*:  Ella Heinitz – 21:00.7
  • 18th*:  Christina Vogel – 21:43.6
  • 26th:  Catherine Vogel – 23:23.2
  • 38th:  Cassy Geraets – 25:01.3

Individual Boys Results:

  • 3rd*:  Connor Libis – 17:52.6
  • 10th*:  Jacob Vogel – 18:26.8
  • 42nd:  Jason Cook – 21:16.3
  • 46th:  Thomas Eining – 22:20.7

Cardinal Boys 3rd, Girls 4th at DVC Cross Country Meet

DRSM LogoThe Dell Rapids Cardinal boys cross country team finished third at the Dakota Valley Conference cross country meet in De Smet on Wednesday, October 5th.  The boys finished with a team score 30 points.  Elkton-Lake Benton won the team title with 11 points.  Oldham-Ramona/Rutland was second with 25 points.

The Cardinal girls cross country team finished fourth with 35 points.  Deubrook Area was first with 16 points.  De Smet finished second with 24 points, and Lake Preston was third with 27 points.

St Mary had three runners finish in the top 10 at the meet.  Connor Libis finished fourth with a time of 18:45.47.  Jacob Vogel was fifth with a time of 19:00.69.  Ella Heinitz placed sixth with a time of 22:15.05.

The Cardinal boys JV had two teams run in the JV conference meet.  Team A placed first with 13 points, while team B placed third with 29 points.  Elkton-Lake Benton team A placed second with 18 points.

St Mary will now run in the Region meet on Wednesday, October 12th, in Howard.

Varsity Girls Results

  • 6th:  Ella Heinitz – 22:15.05
  • 13th:  Catherine Vogel – 23:59.51
  • 20th:  Cassy Geraets – 25:19.76

Varsity Boys Results

  • 4th:  Connor Libis – 18:45.47
  • 5th:  Jacob Vogel – 19:00.69
  • 22nd:  Jason Cook – 21:52.21

JV Results

  • 2nd:  Thomas Einig – 12:44.91
  • 7th:  Seth Roemen – 13:10.89
  • 8th:  Sam Palmer – 13:11.54
  • 11th:  Hunter Griffin – 13:18.75
  • 13th:  Noah Dennis – 13:26.62
  • 14th:  Clay Wolles – 13:30.41