Dell Rapids scored 15 of their 35 points in the first quarter as they built a 15-10 lead by the end of the quarter. Both teams scored eight points in the second quarter, and Dell Rapids continued to lead by five points, 23-18, at halftime. Both teams cooled offensively in the second half. The two teams combined for seven points in the third quarter as the Quarriers led 25-23 heading into the fourth quarter.
The Quarriers took at 29-23 lead with 5:55 to play for one of their largest leads of the game. Dell Rapids, however, would not score the rest of the quarter, and Baltic tied the game 29-29 to send it to overtime. Claire Wynja made a three-pointer with :58 seconds left in overtime to tie the game 33-33, but Baltic made their free-throws in the closing seconds of the game for the 39-35 win.
Dell Rapids shot 21% (10-48) from the field, 21% (4-19) from three-point area, and 55% (11-20) from the free-throw line. Baltic was 28% (13-47) shooting, 11% (2-19) from three-point area, and 61% (11-18) from the free-throw line.
Haileigh Barnhart had nine points and six rebounds. Jayme Schmidt finished with six points and three rebounds. Jenna Miller also had six points. Zoey Hilmoe had four points, seven rebounds, and two assists. Maggie Schmidt had four points, four rebounds, and two steals. Wynja added three points, five rebounds, three steals, and two assists.
The Quarriers (2-14) will host Tri-Valley on Thursday, February 3rd.
The Quarrier JV team cruised to their eighth win of the season, defeating the Baltic JV team by a score of 33-25. Miller finished with 11 points, two steals, and an assist. Shelby Welbig had six points and seven rebounds. Clara Justice finished with five points. Kerrigan Kindopp had four points and two assists. Elly Olson had four points, four rebounds, and two assists. Adah Cavigielli added three points.